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Forum: Boro Room 2019-12-04, 10:09pm
Replies: 33
Poll: fire sign?
Views: 6,183
Posted By Speedslug
Ah !! You Sir, are a man after my own heart....

Ah !!

You Sir, are a man after my own heart.

" Don't crush that dwarf, hand me the pliers. "


"You can sit here in the waiting room or wait here in the sitting room".
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2019-12-04, 6:34pm
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By Speedslug
Yee Haww!!! But when I think back at the...

Yee Haww!!!

But when I think back at the work that I have seen it really doesn't surprise me.

Congratulations.
Forum: Safety 2019-12-04, 1:09am
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By Speedslug
I don't think that is normal. I have been...

I don't think that is normal.

I have been told that oxygen tanks have seals on the valve stem that you open to get the oxygen to flow.

The seals are on the top and the bottom so you have to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-01, 11:53pm
Replies: 14
Views: 306
Posted By Speedslug
Well, an HVAC person might know about this...

Well, an HVAC person might know about this ventilation safety stuff, but I would be inclined to take some doughnuts down to the local Fire House and see if there was some one there that could give...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-11-30, 4:33pm
Replies: 14
Views: 306
Posted By Speedslug
Be sure not to use acetylene torch hoses with...

Be sure not to use acetylene torch hoses with propane fuel.
It will decompose the rubber liner and gunk up the tiny tubes in your torch.
You want to use black bar b que hose marked as "Rated T".
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-11-30, 4:28pm
Replies: 14
Views: 306
Posted By Speedslug
Well, Doctor, you already have an eye for the...

Well, Doctor, you already have an eye for the details so I don't need to get to far into the weeds with all the safety stuff.

Being THE safety guy my last 12 years before retiring from the US Navy...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-11-30, 8:12am
Replies: 14
Views: 306
Posted By Speedslug
You should probably think about paying for a...

You should probably think about paying for a consultation with an HVAC contractor.

MOST of them are not familiar with what you need and will not build you anything or run any fuel lines for you...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-11-23, 6:13pm
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By Speedslug
Aye, LOX pressure releases waste oxygen in my...

Aye, LOX pressure releases waste oxygen in my opinion but I am not even a part time hobbyist at best and a 10 LPM oxycon covers all my needs.

I suggest K tanks unless you are raging ever day for...
Forum: Safety 2019-11-15, 10:04pm
Replies: 6
Views: 4,819
Posted By Speedslug
Ah, Dale. Even some 14 years later you are...

Ah, Dale.

Even some 14 years later you are still sharing your knowledge generously among us students studying at the feet of the master.

I have not seen an active post from you in a half dozen...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-11-14, 9:35am
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Speedslug
Go as hot as you can with the water minimize the...

Go as hot as you can with the water minimize the size of the setup if you can.

You can go to a smaller plastic bowl, a small sheet or two of aluminum foil and add the baking soda and the jewelry...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-11-12, 11:54pm
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Speedslug
Sorry Rudy but nothing jumps to mind. I did...

Sorry Rudy but nothing jumps to mind.

I did subscribe to this thread to my list so I will get an email if someone comes up with an answer.
Forum: Torch Questions 2019-11-06, 11:03pm
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By Speedslug
Oh and Bar B Que tanks can tend to wind up with...

Oh and Bar B Que tanks can tend to wind up with gunk inside on the bottom especially the kind that get refilled at gas stations or that might get swapped out with tanks used on RVs that get refilled...
Forum: Torch Questions 2019-11-04, 5:53pm
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By Speedslug
Lots of folks shift over to Bar B Que tanks...

Lots of folks shift over to Bar B Que tanks shortly after their third 1 pound canister.

That's about how long the addiction takes to take hold. ( Insert evil laugh here ) :badgrin: :lol:

It was...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-10-25, 11:48pm
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By Speedslug
If you stuff the loop of thread (or what ever...

If you stuff the loop of thread (or what ever they call it ) through a bead hole and then stuff the miniature key ring end through the loop you can cinch it down and it will trap the bead ( or other...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-10-17, 3:16pm
Replies: 78
Views: 30,393
Posted By Speedslug
This is the way I upload pictures and it does the...

This is the way I upload pictures and it does the resizing for me;


Click the "Go Advanced" and then type in some words describing you picture.
(You will need more that two letters in order to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-10-07, 4:20am
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By Speedslug
Maybe you should switch from plastic and PVC to a...

Maybe you should switch from plastic and PVC to a galvanized metal pail and metal conduit but with your kind of heat on a daily basis I would think about getting a copper line as a semi permanent...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-10-06, 9:29pm
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By Speedslug
Did you try searching for "Bead Goodies" with the...

Did you try searching for "Bead Goodies" with the quotes?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-10-05, 11:10am
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By Speedslug
If it has changed color you probably ought to...

If it has changed color you probably ought to replace it.

We are talking about the gas that has been known to blow up houses and start fires and stuff after all.

You might want to get a 5...
Forum: Safety 2019-10-02, 3:30am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,008
Posted By Speedslug
Yup. That isn't enough CFMs. Multiply...

Yup.

That isn't enough CFMs.

Multiply that by at least two and three would be better ( 4 if you can swing it).

We have literally whole encyclopedias worth of conversations about ventilation...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-09-28, 9:02pm
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By Speedslug
I got mine from a lampwork bead store that had a...

I got mine from a lampwork bead store that had a teaching studio that was closing the teaching area some half dozen years ago and had them in a Craigs List ad.

I sent them a check and they sent it...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2019-09-22, 6:48pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,227
Posted By Speedslug
The flash light at the end showing the striations...

The flash light at the end showing the striations was a really smart touch.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-09-17, 11:00pm
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By Speedslug
You also might want to just kind of play with two...

You also might want to just kind of play with two glass rods in the flame to get used to how it melts and when it flows.

I began with a clear rod and one of the lighter colored rods and used the...
Forum: Studio 2019-09-13, 8:28am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,562
Posted By Speedslug
If the heat barrier has about a half inch air gap...

If the heat barrier has about a half inch air gap behind it you can often put the kiln much closer to the wall/ air gap / heat barrier.

Like 3 inches or something but you might want to search the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-09-11, 8:01pm
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By Speedslug
When I was replacing some internal tubing in one...

When I was replacing some internal tubing in one of my 5 lpm oxycons I found out that there is a 3rd filter inside just before the oxygen goes out to the front panel and then to the patient.

It is...
Forum: Studio 2019-09-11, 7:46pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,562
Posted By Speedslug
I think the "small room" they are talking about...

I think the "small room" they are talking about is more like a closet or pantry.

You did not mention what kind of air movement you have and if it closes off if the vent fan is turned off.

These...
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