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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-11-03, 8:36am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,247
Posted By Dale M.
A crock pot is a big joke... And does nothing for...

A crock pot is a big joke... And does nothing for you or beads, and also consider traditional "coffee can".... Almost any container will work.... All you are doing is to corralling the cooling beads...
Forum: Safety 2014-11-03, 8:30am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,672
Posted By Dale M.
All Teflon tape (PTFE) is compounded the...

All Teflon tape (PTFE) is compounded the same....... Oxygen rated tape is all about color of tape and application design specification and only real different is its guaranteed oil free....
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Forum: Safety 2014-10-10, 6:31am
Replies: 8
Views: 3,407
Posted By Dale M.
Look at fan.... Seriously, fans usually have one...

Look at fan.... Seriously, fans usually have one inlet and one outlet..... BUT some fans actually have two inlets.....Its all about the design of fan.... It could be the type of fan you have can...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-10-07, 6:13am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,150
Posted By Dale M.
The way you start the bead, double wrap and...

The way you start the bead, double wrap and connect or single narrow wrap and amount of glass on bead will determine the (usually) final shape of bead,,, The double wrap and connect plus amount of...
Forum: The Dark Room 2014-09-04, 7:55am
Replies: 15
Views: 7,096
Posted By Dale M.
I have a Sony (Alfa 300) and it is sort of...

I have a Sony (Alfa 300) and it is sort of dysfunctional and sort of a disappointment.... Some time it will not do what I want under certain conditions... Local camera store would not even take it as...
Forum: Torch Questions 2014-08-30, 6:45am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,920
Posted By Dale M.
All the smaller tanks equipped with the new type...

All the smaller tanks equipped with the new type valves (OPD) have a anti free flow devices in valve body, if your regulator is not screwed in all the way, it may not be opening the anti free flow...
Forum: Safety 2014-08-23, 8:47am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,719
Posted By Dale M.
Larry, my statement stems from I have never seen...

Larry, my statement stems from I have never seen a duct system setup, and that there seems to be no standard on duct size and how many CFM fan should be.... I do remember stating that a funnel of...
Forum: Safety 2014-08-22, 7:11am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,719
Posted By Dale M.
Welding fume catching system are just smoke...

Welding fume catching system are just smoke removal system, they do not effectively gather or removing the carbon monoxide and NOX fumes and heavy metal molecules released for hot glass, generated by...
Forum: The Dark Room 2014-08-18, 6:37am
Replies: 7
Views: 4,238
Posted By Dale M.
Look online for instruction sheet/manual in PDF...

Look online for instruction sheet/manual in PDF format (digital) for your camera (maybe-maybe not).... I agree that without magnifying glass or telescope its next to impossible to read the booklet...
Forum: Torch Questions 2014-08-15, 6:24am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,503
Posted By Dale M.
Oxygen is not hazardous, does not demand to be...

Oxygen is not hazardous, does not demand to be vented (fuel? -YES)... You can vent cabinet if you so desire, some air flow may keep temperatures down some if cabinet is in the sun in hot weather...
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-08-15, 6:21am
Replies: 43
Views: 3,645
Posted By Dale M.
As a wild guess, FRIT!.... Dale

As a wild guess, FRIT!....

Dale
Forum: Torch Questions 2014-08-11, 7:07am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,503
Posted By Dale M.
Place oxygen tanks in cabinet at "ground level"...

Place oxygen tanks in cabinet at "ground level" and pipe oxygen into basement.... Two things about piping oxygen, you can use a rubber hose (welding), or hard pipe as long as hard piping contains ON...
Forum: Safety 2014-08-11, 7:01am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,563
Posted By Dale M.
The fans on stands will do nothing but scatter...

The fans on stands will do nothing but scatter the fumes about the room and contaminate whole space.... The idea of "ventilation" is to evacuate a certain area (your breathing space) and route in...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-08-01, 8:56pm
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By Dale M.
Liters per minute (LPM) does not matter, but its...

Liters per minute (LPM) does not matter, but its best if they match in pressure (PSI).... But its not a absolute, if they are close....

Dale
Forum: Torch Questions 2014-07-30, 5:06am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,158
Posted By Dale M.
Preset regulator will be fine, just be sure...

Preset regulator will be fine, just be sure pressure is what you want, there is no changing a non-adjustable (sealed) regulator....

Dale
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-07-30, 5:02am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,400
Posted By Dale M.
Should not be much left in bottom of tank if any...

Should not be much left in bottom of tank if any at all.... Propane is kept as a liquid when under pressure.... At approximately 70 f. (21 C.) tank pressure should be about 125 psi (1.01 bar) as...
Forum: Torch Questions 2014-07-28, 6:56am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,333
Posted By Dale M.
Crank propane regulator up to 5-6 (or more), they...

Crank propane regulator up to 5-6 (or more), they (some) do not like to be at really low pressures.... Also its possible that regulator may be starting to fail... If it is "brand name" it can be...
Forum: The Dark Room 2014-07-24, 8:18am
Replies: 9
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Views: 5,223
Posted By Dale M.
RAW format is how camera sees image, its not the...

RAW format is how camera sees image, its not the edited, corrected, compressed image you see after processing.... Its up to you to do what ever retouch and save image in graphic format you desire......
Forum: Studio 2014-07-22, 12:06pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,067
Posted By Dale M.
Yes... The FUJI seems to have a good...

Yes... The FUJI seems to have a good reputation...

Dale
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-07-21, 6:03am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,576
Posted By Dale M.
What is make and model of unit? I'm not seeing...

What is make and model of unit? I'm not seeing anything to connect hose (FB arrestor or check valve) to... Need pic from further back that shows more of front of machine, pic you have posted shows...
Forum: Studio 2014-07-21, 5:59am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,067
Posted By Dale M.
If the Watlow gave good service, I would replace...

If the Watlow gave good service, I would replace with same model if still available, if not available get Watlows recommendation for their replacement of that particular model...

Dale
Forum: Torch Questions 2014-07-20, 6:04am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,791
Posted By Dale M.
Your torch has standard welding hose connectors...

Your torch has standard welding hose connectors that are left hand (counter clockwise) thread for fuel and right hand thread (clockwise) for oxygen.......
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Forum: Torch Questions 2014-07-13, 5:57am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,609
Posted By Dale M.
Its not garlic oil... Its Ethyl Mercaptan.... ...

Its not garlic oil... Its Ethyl Mercaptan....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethanethiol

Dale
Forum: Torch Questions 2014-07-07, 6:29am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,829
Posted By Dale M.
The Bern-somatic torch will probably be a...

The Bern-somatic torch will probably be a disappointment as burner head/flame is about 1/2 the size of "Hot Head" or "Magtorch 245C" (hothead work alike)....

Just try to keep frustration level to...
Forum: Studio 2014-07-05, 5:32am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,407
Posted By Dale M.
General rule is to set fuel pressure regulator to...

General rule is to set fuel pressure regulator to about 1/3 to 1/2 the pressure you set oxygen regulator... For example if you use oxygen at about 15psi you propane (fuel ) should be about 5 to...
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