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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-07-19, 6:57pm
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By rnmcginnis
Discontinued Effetre Color Recipes ?

Does anyone have a recipe for the discontinued effetre colors Ebony Ivory and Raven Sky that they would be willing to share?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-07-19, 6:55pm
Replies: 6
EDP
Views: 562
Posted By rnmcginnis
All glasses use heavy metals (many of which are...

All glasses use heavy metals (many of which are toxic or carcinogenic) to provide the color. The only potential exposure is when the glass is molten or boiling and ventilation will solve that...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-05-19, 4:03pm
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By rnmcginnis
AN N100 cartridge gives better protection than a...

AN N100 cartridge gives better protection than a P95 cartridge. I use an MSA Comfo Classic dual cartridge respirator with their LowRider (Thin profile) cartridges. It is fairly expensive since it is...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-12-26, 4:56pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,280
Posted By rnmcginnis
Alexandrite (Effetre/Morreti 226)

Alexandrite (Effetre/Morreti 226)
Forum: Sale Rack 2017-12-10, 3:41pm
Replies: 48
Views: 8,905
Posted By rnmcginnis
Mini Bash

Yah! I attended the last two bashes and will definitely attend this one. I spent way too much money both times but it was a blast and well worth every penny I spent on my glass stash.
Forum: The Dark Room 2017-02-27, 3:58pm
Replies: 8
Views: 8,786
Posted By rnmcginnis
The photos appear to be slightly underexposed,...

The photos appear to be slightly underexposed, even after editing. The built-in camera light meter assumes the overall average composition is neutral gray. Therefore, for cameras used in automatic...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2016-05-09, 7:56pm
Replies: 20
Views: 10,508
Posted By rnmcginnis
I also placed an order last weekend and received...

I also placed an order last weekend and received it on Friday.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-05-19, 10:15am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,024
Posted By rnmcginnis
I have used both 308 and 316 and see little...

I have used both 308 and 316 and see little difference between them.
Forum: Safety 2015-03-31, 2:30pm
Replies: 57
Views: 55,416
Posted By rnmcginnis
Concentrated hydrofluoric acid and anhydrous...

Concentrated hydrofluoric acid and anhydrous hydrogen fluoride gas are extremely dangerous because they are absorbed through the skin without an initial burning sensation. They can then react with...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-01-12, 5:21pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,045
Posted By rnmcginnis
Are you getting the oxygen tanks from a supplier...

Are you getting the oxygen tanks from a supplier or filling them yourself? Water or other condensation should not be present in commercial oxygen cylinders.
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2014-11-17, 8:35pm
Replies: 21
Views: 12,965
Posted By rnmcginnis
Try Extreme Oxygen - different company, the EX-15...

Try Extreme Oxygen - different company, the EX-15 is the same machine.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-08-31, 3:43pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,949
Posted By rnmcginnis
Copper sulfate is poisonous if swallowed. Most...

Copper sulfate is poisonous if swallowed. Most water soluble heavy metal compounds are toxic, even those that are essential nutrients in small doses.

Roger
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-08-27, 2:43pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,481
Posted By rnmcginnis
Rainier Glass (http://rainierglassstudio.com/ ),...

Rainier Glass (http://rainierglassstudio.com/ ), formerly Uptown glassworks in Renton, recently moved to the former Rainer Brewery building in the Georgetown area. They used to have a 6 week bead...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-08-25, 6:18am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,396
Posted By rnmcginnis
The stock number sounds like Effetre super clear

The stock number sounds like Effetre super clear
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-08-18, 12:27pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,531
Posted By rnmcginnis
I have a Glass Hive and have been very pleased...

I have a Glass Hive and have been very pleased with its performance and the company's service and responsiveness. After owning the kiln for about 2 years, I found that the actual temperature was...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-08-12, 4:14pm
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By rnmcginnis
Try roughing up your mandrels with fine sandpaper...

Try roughing up your mandrels with fine sandpaper prior to use
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-07-10, 3:38pm
Replies: 9
Views: 4,400
Posted By rnmcginnis
Score the rod with a tungsten glass cutter...

Score the rod with a tungsten glass cutter (usually a triangular blade so there are three cutting surfaces) or a new, small, fine triangular file. Just score about 1/3 of the circumference of the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-06-11, 4:43pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,700
Posted By rnmcginnis
Jeff; Good point on diluting the acid and using...

Jeff;
Good point on diluting the acid and using a dilute lye solution before neutralizing to reduce the chance of boiling and splattering.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-06-11, 4:39pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,607
Posted By rnmcginnis
Generally a half-face respirator will work and is...

Generally a half-face respirator will work and is much more comfortable than a full face model. You want to get P100 cartridges for the respirator. They are similar to a hepa filter and remove...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-30, 1:34pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,700
Posted By rnmcginnis
Nitric acid is corrosive and fairly dangerous. ...

Nitric acid is corrosive and fairly dangerous. If you decide to proceed, I would not use concentrated nitric acid. Use a 50% concentration solution at most. Make certain to use good ventilation. ...
Forum: Sale Rack 2014-05-12, 7:47pm
Replies: 73
Views: 15,976
Posted By rnmcginnis
Have you ever received any Kiwi that was similar...

Have you ever received any Kiwi that was similar to the first batch you carried - about equal amounts of transparent and pastel ?
Forum: Sale Rack 2014-04-29, 6:56am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,318
Posted By rnmcginnis
Robert; Additional questions Up to what...

Robert;
Additional questions
Up to what pressure can tanks be filled? I assume there is some type of system to prevent overpressure ?
Roger
Forum: Sale Rack 2014-04-28, 2:46pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,318
Posted By rnmcginnis
Can the home fill system be used to fill regular...

Can the home fill system be used to fill regular high pressure oxygen cylinders or just the smaller patient cannisters? What is a whip hose and how much do they cost?

Thanks,
Roger
Forum: Sale Rack 2014-03-31, 7:49am
Replies: 73
Views: 15,976
Posted By rnmcginnis
How are rods pulled? What are the differences...

How are rods pulled? What are the differences between hand pulled and machine pulled and do these differences have any effect on the final product? Do you have any photos showing the pulling...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-03-29, 2:20pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,978
Posted By rnmcginnis
I have had the Arrow Springs arm rest for several...

I have had the Arrow Springs arm rest for several years and love it. I chose it because the arm rests were wider than the creation station's and it looked like it was sturdier (I have not tried the...
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