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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-10-18, 2:39pm
Replies: 93
Views: 32,550
Posted By LarryC
without a digital controller nor external...

without a digital controller nor external pyrometer how are you measuring these temps?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-09-28, 8:46am
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By LarryC
Lets start calling this what it is. Its a...

Lets start calling this what it is. Its a failure in annealing. Of course if you dont box the piece with even heat throughout, it is much harder to reduce the stress overall. Lots of factrs can...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-09-23, 9:21am
Replies: 20
Views: 7,951
Posted By LarryC
I would highly reccomend their AF3P octagonal...

I would highly reccomend their AF3P octagonal kiln. I used one for many years before I bought my current Skutt mini.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-09-11, 8:57am
Replies: 93
Views: 32,550
Posted By LarryC
have you verified various locations inside with...

have you verified various locations inside with an external thermocouple?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-08-30, 2:14pm
Replies: 25
Views: 6,107
Posted By LarryC
exactly

exactly
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-08-29, 10:34am
Replies: 25
Views: 6,107
Posted By LarryC
Seems very space inefficient

Seems very space inefficient
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-08-23, 1:56pm
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By LarryC
why not call extreme?

why not call extreme?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-08-13, 8:34am
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By LarryC
The green oxy is the primary and should be used...

The green oxy is the primary and should be used as such. These torches are so versatile that you just have to experiment to find what works.
Forum: Torch Questions 2021-08-13, 8:31am
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By LarryC
Easier to pack securely for travel. Thats it. ...

Easier to pack securely for travel. Thats it. Consider moving up to the Mirage. It can do everything the phantom can do and then some and its resale value is much higher. There are so many...
Forum: Boro Room 2021-07-23, 1:19pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,431
Posted By LarryC
Yes! chased italian style caneworked vessels in...

Yes! chased italian style caneworked vessels in the hotshop for years and always felt this way. Now I favor more abstract organic work. So many do dotstacked boro that its become trite and...
Forum: Torch Questions 2021-07-18, 12:55pm
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By LarryC
Mountain Glass Arts has both of these in stock...

Mountain Glass Arts has both of these in stock right now. Your not gonna save much if anything on a used one.
Forum: Torch Questions 2021-07-18, 12:53pm
Replies: 40
Views: 13,866
Posted By LarryC
The Lynx is not for everyone. The GTT triple mix...

The Lynx is not for everyone. The GTT triple mix requires a shift in how you adjust and run the torch and make no mistake if you can get through the adjustment and learning curve it is certainly a...
Forum: Boro Room 2021-07-11, 11:36am
Replies: 41
Views: 20,288
Posted By LarryC
This was a myth propagated by another...

This was a myth propagated by another manufacturer and has been thouroughly debunked years ago. Dont believe everything you hear.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-05-31, 11:47am
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By LarryC
are you using the blue oxy?

are you using the blue oxy?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-05-18, 2:46pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By LarryC
Pelicans come with very heavy foam that you...

Pelicans come with very heavy foam that you customize to the object. The foam is in squares that can be removed to fit.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-05-17, 4:05pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By LarryC
For the torch an off the shelf Pelican case cant...

For the torch an off the shelf Pelican case cant be beat
Forum: Torch Questions 2020-08-02, 10:10am
Replies: 19
Views: 7,716
Posted By LarryC
There are a lot of excellent safety related...

There are a lot of excellent safety related resources online. If your interested in how professionals safely run Propane indoors please contact the glass artist community on facebook in the various...
Forum: Torch Questions 2020-07-31, 2:11pm
Replies: 19
Views: 7,716
Posted By LarryC
propane is too hazardous to use in a basement? ...

propane is too hazardous to use in a basement? Haha....Complete nonsense. Just understand the issues and do it responsibly. There are perfectly safe ways to do this and many many artists do. Im...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-07-04, 9:02am
Replies: 3
Views: 3,051
Posted By LarryC
Nice! Glad I could help. Now that you have a...

Nice! Glad I could help. Now that you have a good start on the mechanics try to blaze your own aesthetic path with it. Have fun with it!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-06-30, 3:00pm
Replies: 3
Views: 3,051
Posted By LarryC
Step away from the posts and videos. The advice...

Step away from the posts and videos. The advice is generally worth what you paid for it. Who said you should be using a highly oxidizing flame? I have been fuming gold and silver for only 8 years...
Forum: Safety 2020-06-26, 12:11pm
Replies: 12
Views: 9,136
Posted By LarryC
Be careful using the Lynx on a concentrator. ...

Be careful using the Lynx on a concentrator. Always keep the blue oxy slighlty cracked open at least and realise that this torch was never intended for use with a concentrator so its always on the...
Forum: Tutorials 2020-06-25, 2:13pm
Replies: 5
Views: 6,273
Posted By LarryC
These are not fumed. They are done using...

These are not fumed. They are done using powdered metals that are applied to the glass. Some are very small particles and spheres as well.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-06-16, 2:41pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,921
Posted By LarryC
Go with the largest tank you can handle. I use...

Go with the largest tank you can handle. I use liquid myself which is much cheaper and considerably safer than compressed tanks but when I was using compressed I was using T sized. As you move up...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-28, 3:57pm
Replies: 16
Views: 5,677
Posted By LarryC
GTT LYNX for sure. More torch than most bead...

GTT LYNX for sure. More torch than most bead makers need but you will not outgrow it and they keep their value amazingly well.
Forum: Torch Questions 2020-05-22, 4:50pm
Replies: 12
Views: 7,882
Posted By LarryC
Always keep the blue outer oxy at least slightly...

Always keep the blue outer oxy at least slightly cracked open.
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