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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-24, 7:10am
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By echeveria
Call an oxygen supply service and see what they...

Call an oxygen supply service and see what they advise. They come onto the hobby market because they can no longer be certified for medical use. It has always been my impression that it is because...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-15, 6:55am
Replies: 22
Views: 363
Posted By echeveria
Sounds like you are covered except for...

Sounds like you are covered except for ventilation. I would not bring my propane inside though. I keep mine out on my deck at all times. You can put a trashcan over it if you want to give it some...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-14, 5:19pm
Replies: 22
Views: 363
Posted By echeveria
I was very nervous to hook up and light my first...

I was very nervous to hook up and light my first real torch. The Hot Head did not really scare me, but we had used one in my beginner class. I invited a bead maker friend over to hang out and give...
Forum: Tutorials 2020-02-18, 7:46am
Replies: 14
Views: 4,318
Posted By echeveria
Why would you cut them? Edited to say - if you...

Why would you cut them? Edited to say - if you mean cut them from the blow pipe as in the You Tube video, the shears she uses are available at a few suppliers. The really pricey once would be from...
Forum: Studio 2020-02-16, 9:01am
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By echeveria
Adequate electricity is very important! I know...

Adequate electricity is very important! I know several people who had to rewire once they hooked up lights, air conditioners, heaters, kilns, concentrators, ventilation, etc.

Think about how...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-14, 8:30am
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By echeveria
I like the sound of that! Too bad I sold my rod...

I like the sound of that! Too bad I sold my rod holder. I may have to get another.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-10, 7:06am
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By echeveria
The one in the link is acrylic, not glass.

The one in the link is acrylic, not glass.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-10, 7:05am
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By echeveria
Yes! I keep three kinds on hand for various...

Yes! I keep three kinds on hand for various needs. I have to regularly add distilled water to them to keep them hydrated. I check on them about every two weeks so they are ready to go when I am. ...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-01, 1:11pm
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By echeveria
Those are tagged as new colors.

Those are tagged as new colors.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-01-31, 12:27pm
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By echeveria
Basic inexpensive Effetre transparents and...

Basic inexpensive Effetre transparents and pastels are a great start. You can buy them by the rod from Howacoglass.com
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-01-27, 7:14am
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By echeveria
Eyewear appropriate for the type of work and...

Eyewear appropriate for the type of work and glass you will be doing.
Forum: Boro Room 2020-01-01, 9:56am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By echeveria
Bobcat centerfire should run great on a 20. But...

Bobcat centerfire should run great on a 20. But it is still not a super hot flame compared to bigger torches, and a concentrator will never give you what tanked will. I don't know about your sodium...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-31, 10:05am
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By echeveria
Mine is to the left of my torch, positioned so I...

Mine is to the left of my torch, positioned so I can put the bead in the press without the mandrel bumping into stuff. Some days that is a challenge. It is on the left because I hold my mandrel in...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-26, 11:07am
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By echeveria
Look at Gafferglassusa.com. Their cane price...

Look at Gafferglassusa.com. Their cane price were not much difference than the rod prices. Remember it is per kilo.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-02, 1:50pm
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By echeveria
I don't know that an HVAC person will know any...

I don't know that an HVAC person will know any specifics about lampwork ventilation, but they should know how to plumb it with a fan that meets your specifications, point it where you want it to go...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-01, 7:49pm
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By echeveria
I can get a picture tomorrow of my Alpha. I have...

I can get a picture tomorrow of my Alpha. I have it hooked up the same way, except the alpha doesn’t have the pigtail hoses attached.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-11-30, 7:03pm
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By echeveria
I have my quick connects at the tank end of the...

I have my quick connects at the tank end of the hoses so I can toss them inside when I am done for the day. Tanks are outside, hoses live inside.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-11-30, 5:44am
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By echeveria
Try an HVAC person. That is what I see a lot of...

Try an HVAC person. That is what I see a lot of people say they did.

If you do look at torches, consider GTT Bobcat or Cricket, Nortel Minor, Carlisle Mini CC, Bethlehem Alpha. All will work on...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-11-30, 5:40am
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By echeveria
I cut the threaded connectors off one end of ny...

I cut the threaded connectors off one end of ny hoses, added a hose clamp, shove the hoses on the barbs, screwed the clamp down tight. Mine were hard to get on. When I take them off, I cut them off.
Forum: Boro Room 2019-11-28, 2:28pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By echeveria
Keep in mind that 3 5’s does not give you 15. ...

Keep in mind that 3 5’s does not give you 15. It’s more like 12.
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2019-11-07, 1:18pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,477
Posted By echeveria
Back when I started around 2008 Arrow Springs...

Back when I started around 2008 Arrow Springs sold Effetre and Vetrofond, and then the ASK line.

A lot of the basic colors sell between $6-$9 from distributors on sale. I always check on Frantz...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-11-03, 2:25pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,119
Posted By echeveria
It will continue to go up as tariffs take effect...

It will continue to go up as tariffs take effect and current stock is sold off.
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2019-10-28, 10:02am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,666
Posted By echeveria
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-10-07, 7:08am
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By echeveria
Shop is beadgoodies on etsy. No frit in it, just...

Shop is beadgoodies on etsy. No frit in it, just beads. Owner is Candice Matheison. You could send a message there.
Forum: Studio 2019-09-12, 5:57pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,257
Posted By echeveria
If you put a heat barrier against the wall, don't...

If you put a heat barrier against the wall, don't you need an airspace between the barrier and the wall? That was recommended for a friend who had a wood stove in a small space. Might depend on the...
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