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Old 2012-10-09, 11:39pm
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Red face What is your favourite torch for boro

I have been working with a Nortel minor and mega minor, but I want to start doing sculptural work with boro, any suggestions on which torch I should invest in?
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Old 2012-10-10, 3:08am
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I love my Bethlehem Bravo, it works great for Boro and Soda Lime, and it works better at low gas pressures.
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Old 2012-10-10, 5:45am
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The GTT Phantom is a good torch for Boro sculpture. I've used the Phantom for smaller stuff and the Mirage for bigger work. The triple mix gives you a great variation in flame size and power.

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Old 2012-10-10, 8:46am
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I agree with Robert. Although I use a Mirage I think ANY of the GTT triple mixes are great for working boro. Very versatile and they generate a lot of heat without radiating much out to the sides so the glass heats quickly but not the user.
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Old 2012-10-10, 9:59am
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Kabuki.... little more umph than a Mirage. Three flame rings. Lots of adjustability.
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Old 2012-10-10, 11:00am
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Kabuki.... little more umph than a Mirage. Three flame rings. Lots of adjustability.
now youve done it.....i am jealous!
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Old 2012-10-10, 11:04am
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i like the national 3a...it is way cheaper and can have many different flames with the range of torch tips.

http://premierind.us/3ab.html
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Old 2012-10-10, 11:38am
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now youve done it.....i am jealous!
Me, too.
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