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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-07-26, 2:11pm
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By LarryC
Sorry this is just not true in multiple ways. ...

Sorry this is just not true in multiple ways. Ill PM you with more info.
Forum: Boro Room 2019-07-03, 4:43pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,660
Posted By LarryC
Careful. Just because something is holding...

Careful. Just because something is holding together right now does not mean it isnt dangerously loaded with stress. Copper is the only metal that MIGHT work in significant quantities.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-06-09, 9:40am
Replies: 20
Views: 902
Posted By LarryC
The myth of using vermiculite and crockpot or...

The myth of using vermiculite and crockpot or fiber blanket is fairly prevalent here. It is not something that is widely done in ANY other glass community though. You cant rely on it as a method. ...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-04-29, 4:09pm
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By LarryC
This question would definitely be more...

This question would definitely be more appropriate and much more likely to be answered by those with pertinent background on the Glassies group on facebook. Also the ASGS would also be able to help.
Forum: Boro Room 2019-03-12, 3:44pm
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By LarryC
I stay away from ANY colors that require...

I stay away from ANY colors that require annealing above 1100. Thats not an acceptable thing to me since I never make anything with just one color. Its a new requirement and it started showing up...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-03-05, 4:55pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By LarryC
Maybe you would be better off figuring this out...

Maybe you would be better off figuring this out on your own versus asking others. You would learn a lot more that way and you would be developing a technique and style unique to you. This really is...
Forum: Boro Room 2019-01-14, 5:51pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,359
Posted By LarryC
I just use whatever boro scrap rods are handy. ...

I just use whatever boro scrap rods are handy. Works great.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-05, 2:54pm
Replies: 130
Views: 17,078
Posted By LarryC
Thats the point of it. No drilling needed. Do a...

Thats the point of it. No drilling needed. Do a quick search on facebook. Its all over the jewelry world. Gold or silver wire is wrapped in a decorative way that creates bales or handles etc.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-04, 4:17pm
Replies: 130
Views: 17,078
Posted By LarryC
Wire Wrap?

Wire Wrap?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-10-04, 4:15pm
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By LarryC
Yes, you can fume gold and silver with a hot head...

Yes, you can fume gold and silver with a hot head if you experiment. Way too much unsubstantiated dogma and party line quality info here. Toxicity? Do some basic research concerning toxicity to...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-30, 4:11pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,667
Posted By LarryC
Bottom line is GTTs are great torches but they do...

Bottom line is GTTs are great torches but they do require a good source of high pressure high purity oxygen to be at their best and medical concentrators alone just dont supply either. There is no...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-08-30, 4:09pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,462
Posted By LarryC
It is not unusual for objects that have inherent...

It is not unusual for objects that have inherent compatibility issues to survive for many years. Time is NOT a good indication of compatibility
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-08-30, 4:07pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,358
Posted By LarryC
A liquid dewer is the clear choice for cost,...

A liquid dewer is the clear choice for cost, efficiency, purity, etc. A high volume and purity oxygen generator system is just not a cheap endeavor. Additionally you will most likely still be...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-01-16, 4:54pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,832
Posted By LarryC
Its just practice really. No great mysteries for...

Its just practice really. No great mysteries for consistency. You obviously know how now it just takes practice.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-01-05, 3:43pm
Replies: 6
Views: 3,093
Posted By LarryC
Start with tubing and you won't need a mandrel at...

Start with tubing and you won't need a mandrel at all.
Forum: Torch Questions 2018-01-05, 3:41pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,239
Posted By LarryC
Wale apparatus sells them with lots of different...

Wale apparatus sells them with lots of different replacement tips.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-12-24, 5:06pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,082
Posted By LarryC
Yes. Thats their downfall.

Yes. Thats their downfall.
Forum: Studio 2017-12-19, 6:04pm
Replies: 19
Views: 5,272
Posted By LarryC
Haha! GTT Triple mix is the best most versatile...

Haha! GTT Triple mix is the best most versatile torch line in the market for sure. The Hellcat is underpowered in my experience. I teach on them at a local non profit.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-12-19, 6:02pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,082
Posted By LarryC
The GoPro lens is ultra wide angle and it does...

The GoPro lens is ultra wide angle and it does not have a manual focus mode so its not good for close in macro style video of work. For everything else its great. I have a hero 4 silver I will be...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-12-18, 6:57pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,201
Posted By LarryC
My response was not intended to suggest that...

My response was not intended to suggest that asking is inappropriate but that the question is short sighted. Its a ridiculously easy skill assuming you have worked to understand the basics of...
Forum: Torch Questions 2017-12-18, 6:48pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,749
Posted By LarryC
Unless your sure you are going to want more the...

Unless your sure you are going to want more the Lynx is a good start. In terms of resale GTTs are the best. Far better then the competing brands. I started with a Lynx and made 2" spheres for 1...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-12-13, 4:49pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By LarryC
This is really old news. They have already added...

This is really old news. They have already added additional filtering on their factory ventilation to comply.
Forum: Boro Room 2017-12-08, 5:31pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,450
Posted By LarryC
I have a lot of cheap color sitting in my shop...

I have a lot of cheap color sitting in my shop and none of it is being used. Lesson learned about going as cheap as possible.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-12-08, 5:30pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,201
Posted By LarryC
Haha! Ridiculous. This is not rocket science. ...

Haha! Ridiculous. This is not rocket science. There is no right or wrong way. If you figure it out on your own, you have actually learned something about the material beyond one single technique....
Forum: Boro Room 2017-12-02, 9:53am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,450
Posted By LarryC
You pretty much get what you pay for in this...

You pretty much get what you pay for in this industry. I use Northstar, GA, and TAG color. TAG has the best sparkles :)
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