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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-03-21, 5:42pm
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By Beadazoid
Bead Release Issues

I'm sure my goals are the same as everyone else's here, but I need advice on a good bead release. I'm using Fusion at the moment and it's the only one I've used since getting out my entirely hard...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-18, 12:40pm
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By Beadazoid
Nope. That apparently was not the only one. ...

Nope. That apparently was not the only one. After I replaced the quick connect part I retested all the connects and regulator again and found another leak on half of the flashback arrestor. I'm...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-17, 3:26pm
Replies: 106
Views: 15,048
Posted By Beadazoid
I have a tray where I keep one of each color...

I have a tray where I keep one of each color (about 2" long) with the label, so that if I have a color I cannot identify it is often in there. Then I attach the others to the end of the same color.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-17, 3:03pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,017
Posted By Beadazoid
Not sure if this is off topic or not. If so, I'm...

Not sure if this is off topic or not. If so, I'm sorry. If you want a ready made... after making my own from Alice's (powdered -wear a mask) and trying lots of different ready made's, I recently...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-17, 2:24pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,201
Posted By Beadazoid
It looks like my Soft Violet #273 and my stash...

It looks like my Soft Violet #273 and my stash is from pre-2010.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-17, 2:00pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,104
Posted By Beadazoid
I got a lot of help from Justin at OxygenPlus...

I got a lot of help from Justin at OxygenPlus Medical Systems. He is Justin L on here. I just bought a filter change pack VERY inexpensive.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-17, 1:30pm
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By Beadazoid
OK! Mission accomplished!! Parts tested, leak...

OK! Mission accomplished!! Parts tested, leak found, part replaced! It was the non-torch half of the quick-connect. I happened to have an extra one here! Now all that's left is to re-verify once...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-17, 12:43pm
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By Beadazoid
Today's project: Testing all the connections and...

Today's project: Testing all the connections and lines. I have a very diluted solution of Palmolive.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-16, 12:09pm
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By Beadazoid
Ok, so how do I know if my torch itself is...

Ok, so how do I know if my torch itself is leaking? Just process of elimination? I hate to spend the money on a new torch if that isn't it. Is it possible the typical propane smell is a product of...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-10, 3:54pm
Replies: 345
Views: 146,047
Posted By Beadazoid
Cool thread!! Thanks everyone!

Cool thread!! Thanks everyone!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-07, 7:04pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,801
Posted By Beadazoid
Holy Toledo!! I was a lamp worker for 8 years or...

Holy Toledo!! I was a lamp worker for 8 years or so then didn't for 7. I am now re-starting and so far doing mostly solid color practice beads trying to remember how the glass acts. Your beads are...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-01-23, 1:35pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,801
Posted By Beadazoid
Ohhh. Hadn't thought of that. I live in the...

Ohhh. Hadn't thought of that. I live in the desert.
Forum: Torch Questions 2018-01-18, 2:29pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,295
Posted By Beadazoid
Like Jo, I like Glass artist best but because of...

Like Jo, I like Glass artist best but because of all the confusion I sometimes say I do lampwork and then usually explain. I also sometimes say I'm a Glass Bead Artist or a Glass Worker. I figure...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-01-16, 6:32pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,801
Posted By Beadazoid
Thanks for posting about this! It's just what I...

Thanks for posting about this! It's just what I needed as well. After not using my torch for 7 years I can't remember lots of stuff! I think eventually I had a powder I mixed with water but I...
Forum: Sale Rack 2018-01-15, 5:01pm
Replies: 48
Views: 5,928
Posted By Beadazoid
Not sure how I'd do it but it's in my calendar!!

Not sure how I'd do it but it's in my calendar!!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-01-15, 4:45pm
Replies: 16
Views: 6,555
Posted By Beadazoid
So what does copper foil do? I've only worked...

So what does copper foil do? I've only worked with silver and it's been a long time!
Forum: Boro Room 2007-06-12, 3:01pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,824
Posted By Beadazoid
OK! Well I am through in there for today. I lit...

OK! Well I am through in there for today. I lit my apron on fire and burned holes in it and sucked in a bunch of smoke and scorched my shorts. I'm gonna go swimming. lol. Thanks for your hints. ...
Forum: Boro Room 2007-06-12, 11:06am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,824
Posted By Beadazoid
Thanks Jo! I"m gonna go play a little before the...

Thanks Jo! I"m gonna go play a little before the temp goes over 100 here and I'll report back later on! ;)
Forum: Boro Room 2007-06-12, 10:40am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,824
Posted By Beadazoid
I'm pretty much of a boro newbie as well. I have...

I'm pretty much of a boro newbie as well. I have made marbles but have had trouble with getting the colors to come out. I need info on developing colors that are not washed out and on annealing and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-12-12, 10:43am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,807
Posted By Beadazoid
Ok. Someone clue me in as to what you are...

Ok. Someone clue me in as to what you are talking about. It is lovely but I've never heard of it. (Out of the loop lately.)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-12-12, 10:39am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,433
Posted By Beadazoid
Too cool!!!! Thanks!

Too cool!!!! Thanks!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-12-12, 10:35am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,421
Posted By Beadazoid
I'm so sorry your lovely bead broke!!! I have to...

I'm so sorry your lovely bead broke!!! I have to say my experience has been that it is tough to find a decent bead release period. The Foster Fire is ok if I'm not doing a transparent bead. ...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-12-12, 9:33am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,787
Posted By Beadazoid
Christy, I really appreciate your perspective! ...

Christy, I really appreciate your perspective! And he IS a painter! What a perfect illustration! And I did think about not undoing this one and putting it up on eBay but not sure it would sell...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-12-11, 7:21pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,787
Posted By Beadazoid
Re soldering: Nope, not well enough for that. ...

Re soldering: Nope, not well enough for that. :roll:

Re another chain? None I can think of.

I'm close to Beads Galore and thought of running over there for some crimps but I agree....too...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-12-11, 7:10pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,787
Posted By Beadazoid
hehehehe Thanks! I like yours too!!! Noticed...

hehehehe Thanks! I like yours too!!! Noticed it last night. ;)
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