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Forum: Torch Questions 2020-10-17, 7:16am
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By echeveria
I also like to err on the side of caution when I...

I also like to err on the side of caution when I am questioning things that can cause damage or injury, especially when the cost is low to purchase/replace. My old hoses always look just fine, but I...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2020-10-06, 6:11am
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By echeveria
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-10-02, 7:29am
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By echeveria
I have taken many classes, and loved them all. ...

I have taken many classes, and loved them all. My first one was a beginner's class where we learned SAFETY FIRST and then moved on to melting and shaping round beads, with discussion of COE,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-10-01, 8:02pm
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By echeveria
I think the nickname raku is misleading if you...

I think the nickname raku is misleading if you are used to raku pottery firing! It is called that for the colors it strikes to rather than the technique to achieve the colors.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-30, 7:14pm
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By echeveria
http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t...

http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=20601

This raku thread is great. Again, it’s a striking, not a reducing, glass
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-30, 7:10pm
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By echeveria
Raku is a striking glass. There are some great...

Raku is a striking glass. There are some great threads here on how to work it.

Dark Turquoise is notorious for getting a metallic smutz on it. It’s not reduction. Less working time will prevent...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-30, 4:48am
Replies: 18
Views: 456
Posted By echeveria
I think Hoy’s prices are too high - I don’t need...

I think Hoy’s prices are too high - I don’t need any color that badly.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-29, 6:56am
Replies: 18
Views: 456
Posted By echeveria
Kristin, other than the streaky opals, I also...

Kristin, other than the streaky opals, I also think a lot of what CIM sent out was mismelts. I think they must have some formula issues too, since everything these days seems to be just a variant of...
Forum: Torch Questions 2020-09-23, 3:00pm
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By echeveria
I just worked mine up on my Bobcat as far as I...

I just worked mine up on my Bobcat as far as I could with vice grips, then tightened circle clamps on them. I think I finally got them to within 1/4" of the end. I always have to cut them off if I...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-23, 2:57pm
Replies: 18
Views: 456
Posted By echeveria
I like that one too.

I like that one too.
Forum: Tutorials 2020-09-22, 5:59am
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By echeveria
Look for her on Facebook. She does not post...

Look for her on Facebook. She does not post often, but she is there.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-20, 12:17pm
Replies: 16
Views: 398
Posted By echeveria
My favorite two 104 clears are Zephyr and Super...

My favorite two 104 clears are Zephyr and Super Clear. I too buy the Zephyr seconds.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-04, 5:28am
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By echeveria
What's your torch? I have never burnt through a...

What's your torch? I have never burnt through a mandrel, but have felt like I was close trying to round out a boro bead. Plus, the 1/16ths get softer with use, so maybe it was time to ditch that...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-01, 1:21pm
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By echeveria
Plus, most opaque greens are really spready!

Plus, most opaque greens are really spready!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-08-30, 3:24pm
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By echeveria
The bead release would be an issue for making...

The bead release would be an issue for making frit.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-08-25, 10:09am
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By echeveria
Also check out Avocado Pale and Tapenade

Also check out Avocado Pale and Tapenade
Forum: Torch Questions 2020-08-19, 7:11am
Replies: 21
Views: 966
Posted By echeveria
Awesome! I have an Alpha and love it.

Awesome! I have an Alpha and love it.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-08-15, 9:06am
Replies: 16
Views: 908
Posted By echeveria
Just for testing purposes, you can pull the thin...

Just for testing purposes, you can pull the thin stringer, and then lay it on a hot bead just under the flame. Should stick, and then rotate the bead to apply more. Once you get some on there you...
Forum: Safety 2020-08-15, 9:04am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,285
Posted By echeveria
I don't really know for a fact - I have seen 90%...

I don't really know for a fact - I have seen 90% but have no idea if that was stated with any true knowledge. There is a website for manuals for troubleshooting, maintenance and repairs....
Forum: Safety 2020-08-14, 11:02am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,285
Posted By echeveria
You never get pure oxygen, but it should be at...

You never get pure oxygen, but it should be at least 93%. What is the smell, other than weird? Musty, moldy? If so, it might be mildewy inside and need some cleaning. Not sure I would try to...
Forum: Torch Questions 2020-07-23, 4:15pm
Replies: 21
Views: 966
Posted By echeveria
I think you would like an Alpha or a Bobcat on...

I think you would like an Alpha or a Bobcat on that setup.
Forum: Torch Questions 2020-07-23, 2:24pm
Replies: 21
Views: 966
Posted By echeveria
With a concentrator, I think Bobcat, Cricket,...

With a concentrator, I think Bobcat, Cricket, Alpha, Minor. I am not sure any of those are really a step up from a mini cc though. If you are running 1 5lpm concentrator, you will not see much...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-07-11, 10:20am
Replies: 67
Views: 39,637
Posted By echeveria
Raku (Iris Orange, either 104 or 96 version)...

Raku (Iris Orange, either 104 or 96 version) shards are good for organics too. I love a base of Effetre Avocado or Sage for them also.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-07-11, 10:14am
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By echeveria
Do you need it specifically to fit Pandora? If...

Do you need it specifically to fit Pandora? If so, the only place I know of is Santa Fe Jewelry Supply, and they were out last time I looked. Rio sells tubing, but it is heavy wall, so does not fit...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-07-10, 1:44pm
Replies: 7
Views: 858
Posted By echeveria
I think it will get deleted, as no sales are...

I think it will get deleted, as no sales are allowed. There are two destash groups you can try: Destash Supplies for Lampworks and Lampwork Supplies Destash. Either one will allow an ISO post.
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