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Forum: Boro Room 2018-07-04, 12:19pm
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Shaper
Thanks Tom. That gets me there. Strange that I...

Thanks Tom. That gets me there. Strange that I changed the link in the first post and it works but the second link posted doesn't work and they were the same.
Very strange.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-07-04, 12:09pm
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By Shaper
I would suggest you go to the TMP site; ...

I would suggest you go to the TMP site; http://www.talkglass.com/forum/forum.php
and read, read, read, and when you get some experience ask questions.
Starting out on clear is a good suggestion....
Forum: Boro Room 2018-06-29, 11:33am
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Shaper
Sorry about that. I removed that link and added a...

Sorry about that. I removed that link and added a new one. It will take you to a page about color and in the first post is a link to a PDF file called " MurrineColorChart-4.pdf "
Which has quite a...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-06-27, 4:23pm
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Shaper
I've found this chart I copied from the TMP site...

I've found this chart I copied from the TMP site useful for encasement/murrine work.
http://www.talkglass.com/forum/showthread.php?62548-The-complete-boro-color-guide&highlight=Murrine+Color+chart...
Forum: Torch Questions 2018-06-26, 4:32pm
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By Shaper
I suggest you call he gas company and find out...

I suggest you call he gas company and find out what the gas pressure is going into your house. Most of the time the pressure is low enough that all you need is an on/off valve for your gas line at or...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-23, 5:03pm
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By Shaper
You can try looking for a manual here. There is...

You can try looking for a manual here. There is one for a Devilbiss there, not sure of the model though. But maybe it will tell you what you need to know or whom you could call to find out.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-23, 11:27am
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Shaper
That's no good, it could be a hazard/serious...

That's no good, it could be a hazard/serious problem. I had to take one of my 80lb propane tanks back to where I had it filled because of the valve sticking to where I couldn't open it, even with a...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-06-08, 5:01pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,128
Posted By Shaper
Nice try there Dave. Looks like thermal shock...

Nice try there Dave. Looks like thermal shock there. I have the same problem sometimes. I get focused on a part of what I'm working on and forget to go back and keep the whole piece heated up, and...
Forum: Torch Questions 2018-06-04, 10:46am
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By Shaper
BTW the link Speedslug put up is for the right...

BTW the link Speedslug put up is for the right kind of regulator. It is a single stage with two dials, one showing tank pressure and one for showing output pressure.
Forum: Torch Questions 2018-06-03, 11:17am
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By Shaper
A single stage two dial regulator is what most...

A single stage two dial regulator is what most folks use. A two stage regulator will cost you an arm and a leg. The only time I would consider using a two stage regulator would be on a liquid oxy...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-10, 5:51pm
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By Shaper
I think the "Jaws Donut Tool" is great for making...

I think the "Jaws Donut Tool" is great for making holes in any type of hot glass, $55.00 + shipping.
https://www.ustglass.com/shop/tools/jawsdonut-tool/
Mountain glass carries them also but are...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-04-18, 10:32am
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By Shaper
I found " Contemporary Lampworking" Vol 1 and Vol...

I found " Contemporary Lampworking" Vol 1 and Vol 2 by Bandu Dunham to be great books.
Forum: Torch Questions 2018-03-07, 10:21am
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By Shaper
Local welding shop usually has the male/male "B"...

Local welding shop usually has the male/male "B" fittings. Otherwise Mountain Glass or Sundance Glass has them.
Forum: Safety 2018-02-22, 11:29am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,039
Posted By Shaper
Hey Alaska is that (3CFH) 3 cubic feet per hour?...

Hey Alaska is that (3CFH) 3 cubic feet per hour? Wow!
Forum: Safety 2018-02-21, 3:28pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,039
Posted By Shaper
The Scorpion is a good sized torch. I've never...

The Scorpion is a good sized torch. I've never heard of a GTT torch running on nat gas and I didn't realize it could be run efficiently and effectively on nat gas. Thanks, good to know.
Though I do...
Forum: Safety 2018-02-20, 7:10pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,039
Posted By Shaper
The nat gas pressure in my area is 5 PSI. I...

The nat gas pressure in my area is 5 PSI. I called to see if they would raise it to 10PSI but they refused saying it would be to dangerous.
Also some torches, like Herbies, have to be tuned for...
Forum: Studio 2018-02-17, 2:29pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,258
Posted By Shaper
I would use schott tubing to start with, it's...

I would use schott tubing to start with, it's cheaper. A piece of 25mm, and 32mm heavy wall are good sizes to start with for pulling points, making spoons. Some 12mm for blow tubes, some folks use it...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-17, 2:01pm
Replies: 17
Views: 786
Posted By Shaper
I'm using quick connects on my hoses to connect...

I'm using quick connects on my hoses to connect to my torch and have standard flashbacks on the regs. For finding leaks I will open the tanks and turn on the regs with everything hooked up ready to...
Forum: Studio 2018-02-15, 10:02pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,258
Posted By Shaper
Here are a couple of fans that are being used by...

Here are a couple of fans that are being used by some folks for their short run exhaust systems.
...
Forum: Studio 2018-02-11, 9:04pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,258
Posted By Shaper
Ventilation is determined by the amount of area...

Ventilation is determined by the amount of area you are trying to exchange air in and really has nothing to do with the amount gasses your torch burns. For a quick calculation of CFM's needed to...
Forum: Studio 2018-02-11, 12:39pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,258
Posted By Shaper
Good choice on the torch Fuzzy. That one is a...

Good choice on the torch Fuzzy. That one is a work horse. I had one for about a year and could do anything I needed to on it. It has a lot of variation in it's ability to produce different flames...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-10, 6:07pm
Replies: 46
Views: 4,571
Posted By Shaper
200 bar equals 2900.75 PSI, hope that helps.

200 bar equals 2900.75 PSI, hope that helps.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-02-10, 5:55pm
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By Shaper
Hi Dave. From what I gather most folks use Oxygen...

Hi Dave. From what I gather most folks use Oxygen Frog over HVO due to price, politics (BS law suit by HVO against Oxygen Frog), and customer service.
That said either one of their systems are...
Forum: Studio 2018-02-06, 11:47am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,258
Posted By Shaper
Or you could just watch the flame and see it...

Or you could just watch the flame and see it change shape and color when you enter the flame.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-01-29, 12:24pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,402
Posted By Shaper
A GTT Lynx will do what you need done. It has a...

A GTT Lynx will do what you need done. It has a hotter more driving flame than a beth, so it takes some getting used to. I started out on a beth then graduated to a GTT Phantom, now on a GTT Mirage...
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