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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-24, 5:14am
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By Speedslug
Aye, make sure that anyone getting them from you...

Aye, make sure that anyone getting them from you knows that that really, really shouldn't be used by anyone for inhaling.

There are microbes that can live on the inner tubing and the third filter...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-23, 3:45pm
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By Speedslug
I am sorry to tell you that oxycons from the...

I am sorry to tell you that oxycons from the public require a thorough overhaul and re-certification before a doctor can write a prescription for one and before a patient can use them.

That is one...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-21, 4:41pm
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Speedslug
Thanks for giving us the word.

Thanks for giving us the word.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-20, 2:00pm
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Speedslug
I remember Salt Lake City Glass having ads about...

I remember Salt Lake City Glass having ads about filter kits for most machines but either it has been a while or my 'forgeterer' is working overtime these days.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-18, 3:45pm
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Speedslug
My first thought went to a flint of some kind but...

My first thought went to a flint of some kind but the copper mining idea sent that idea off to the side.

Humans do make things from various material but there are natural process that we mimic to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-17, 5:17pm
Replies: 22
Views: 334
Posted By Speedslug
Roberta, the mirror that shows the underside of...

Roberta, the mirror that shows the underside of the of the torch isn't much bigger than a compact and I built a tiny tri-pod to hold it at something like a 45 degree angle.

I have it set off at...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-16, 12:48pm
Replies: 22
Views: 334
Posted By Speedslug
One thing I had not mentioned earlier is that I...

One thing I had not mentioned earlier is that I set up a small mirror so I can see if my wife comes up behind me.

What with my vent fan running and my head phones on jamming to late 60s and 70s...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-15, 6:56am
Replies: 22
Views: 334
Posted By Speedslug
You mentioned safety glasses. Are those the...

You mentioned safety glasses.

Are those the didymium (sp) kind that reduce the yellow flare so you can see what you are doing in the flame?

You will feel more comfortable as you get used to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-03, 11:45am
Replies: 0
Views: 122
Posted By Speedslug
Odd Oxygen Concentrator Behavior

I was asked to to post this here where more people can find it:




These machines are overhauled every 3 years or so when used for medical reasons.

The technicians open them up, change the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-02, 7:41pm
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Speedslug
I got my 10LPM from a young lady that had a lung...

I got my 10LPM from a young lady that had a lung collapse on her 3 years before and hadn't used it in 2 years.
She was just north west of Minneapolis MN and was moving to Israel.
She had it listed...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-01, 7:04am
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By Speedslug
Here is one of threads of conversation about...

Here is one of threads of conversation about tanked oxygen.

http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=250721&highlight=tank+oxygen

And here is the result of my putting "tank oxygen" (...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-01, 6:39am
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By Speedslug
How long a tank lasts is going to depend on lots...

How long a tank lasts is going to depend on lots of things.

How big your torch is and how hot you run it are just two factors.

Soft glass is going to less heat to work with than boro.

Are...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-01, 6:21am
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Speedslug
Don't let anyone tell you that a used oxycon is...

Don't let anyone tell you that a used oxycon is worth a couple three grand either.

Yeah, the medical unit sold for that much when it was paid for by the insurance company for keeping someone alive...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-28, 5:57am
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Speedslug
I found mine on Craigs List.

I found mine on Craigs List.
Forum: Studio 2020-02-17, 1:24pm
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By Speedslug
My studio was put together by the committee in my...

My studio was put together by the committee in my head using what ever I could find for cheap at boot sales, and give aways in Craig's List.

The hood is a monster 3 by 6 foot kitchen remodel...
Forum: Studio 2020-02-16, 1:24pm
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By Speedslug
You will want lots of lighting. I use some...

You will want lots of lighting.

I use some yellow(ish) work lights. {I happened to have two smaller 400 watt work lights when I started.}

I also have one of those adjustable arm round magnifier...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-14, 5:35pm
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By Speedslug
I have heard that a few drops of super glue on...

I have heard that a few drops of super glue on the wood makes a surface that allows other glues to bond to without betraying its presence if the wood is going to get a finish like varnish on it.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-12, 12:00am
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By Speedslug
Getting a supplier to pay up is probably going to...

Getting a supplier to pay up is probably going to require a lawyer.

Likely, she'll wind up paying dollars just get pennies out of them, if she gets that.
Forum: Boro Room 2020-01-18, 7:21am
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Speedslug
When I googled the word Verrophone I found three...

When I googled the word Verrophone I found three videos, of which two were distinct enough for me to see and hear the instrument in action.

Of those 2, the first looks like you would not have to...
Forum: Boro Room 2020-01-18, 7:05am
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Speedslug
The hardware stores do have two gas setups with...

The hardware stores do have two gas setups with one or two pound oxygen and fuel tanks as well as a pretty small hand torch that could work for what I think you are talking about but you would...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-01-07, 9:09am
Replies: 43
Views: 5,043
Posted By Speedslug
Be careful about using machines that have oil/s...

Be careful about using machines that have oil/s in, on or have had oil as a lubricant.

Oxygen will cause oil/s to spontaneously combust starting a fire if you are lucky or an explosion if you are...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-30, 11:58pm
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By Speedslug
Aye, lighting is a lot more important than most...

Aye, lighting is a lot more important than most people realize.

I have a 6 foot by 3 foot fancy cooing hood (1960's fancy anyway ) that I picked up free on Craigs List and I mounted inside it 2...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-30, 1:06am
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By Speedslug
It is going to be one of those things you will...

It is going to be one of those things you will have to experiment with until you find what works for you.

Let handed, right handed, room between the you and the torch base, how high is your torch...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2019-12-27, 11:35am
Replies: 391
Views: 154,188
Posted By Speedslug
So THAT's what I have been doing wrong. I...

So THAT's what I have been doing wrong.

I have been sticking the hot bead in my ear and of course the twirling around in a circle and hopping one leg 3 times just comes naturally but I think that...
Forum: Studio 2019-12-24, 9:40am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,086
Posted By Speedslug
Very Smart.

Very Smart.
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