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Old 2006-04-15, 7:38am
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Anyone got any tips on best use of this before I start melting glass?

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Old 2006-04-15, 10:28am
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I love this press! It's really easy to use - much easier than the lentil! Just make sure that your footprint is slightly smaller than the width of the cavity you are going to press in. And use less glass than you think is needed at first. You are going to love it!
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Old 2006-04-17, 11:33am
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Thanks, Marybeth. I got such a great deal on it because the base was the wrong size but it works fine for my purposes. I will try it out next time I torch.
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Old 2006-04-18, 10:10am
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Christy,
I got to try one and I must say that of all the presses I have ever used this is by far the easiest of them.
As Mary Beth said just make sure you measure the length of the bead in the prees with about 1/2mm short on each side and you will be fine.
Can't wait to see what you come up with.
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