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Forum: Torch Questions 2013-12-18, 9:48am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,758
Posted By Mike H
John, I think that Malcolm is on point ( as he...

John, I think that Malcolm is on point ( as he usually is when it comes to glass equipment )
about running on a tank. If your mix is correct a tank will produce the best flame but, if you can...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-12-14, 5:51pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,303
Posted By Mike H
John, take your setup down to your local welding...

John, take your setup down to your local welding supply ( its right off the freeway by you )
and see if they can make you up the lengths you want. I've been to that supplier and they are pretty cool...
Forum: Boro Room 2013-10-28, 8:50pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,378
Posted By Mike H
Generator.

Generator.
Forum: Studio 2013-09-27, 3:56pm
Replies: 42
Views: 20,030
Posted By Mike H
This is where I got the torch info, it appears...

This is where I got the torch info, it appears that he does not have that info available anymore. http://mayneislandglass.com/instructionalvideos.html
Forum: Studio 2013-09-09, 8:03pm
Replies: 42
Views: 20,030
Posted By Mike H
I sealed them at the beginning with solder

I sealed them at the beginning with solder
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2013-09-03, 8:13am
Replies: 33
Views: 9,259
Posted By Mike H
Even Schott will oxidize a little so some peeling...

Even Schott will oxidize a little so some peeling will still be needed for the best end result but, Schott is imho the best soft glass available to use for projects that require the most clarity.
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-06-22, 5:03pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By Mike H
I have the same torch and tip and yes it does get...

I have the same torch and tip and yes it does get a bit warm. I would definitely use a second concentrator as I use two for mine and it works pretty good.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-06-06, 3:14pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,269
Posted By Mike H
Yep, the heat on squished beads leaves the area...

Yep, the heat on squished beads leaves the area around the mandrel quickly because the mandrel acts like a heatsink . Before going into the kiln that area should have a good soak of heat so this...
Forum: Website help and critique 2013-04-23, 8:48am
Replies: 5
Views: 11,775
Posted By Mike H
I have not got my domain name yet but, I am just...

I have not got my domain name yet but, I am just trying to see what will work the best and what others have had good luck with.

Thanks
Forum: Website help and critique 2013-04-22, 5:06pm
Replies: 5
Views: 11,775
Posted By Mike H
Wordpress or godaddy wordpress

Is this the same thing? When I was looking for just wordpress, godaddy wordpress came up and I am wondering which is best or are they the same thing??? I'm a total newb at this...ie: need help!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-08, 9:45am
Replies: 42
Views: 9,579
Posted By Mike H
Sorry , I guess I remembered incorrectly...

Sorry , I guess I remembered incorrectly...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-03, 10:41am
Replies: 42
Views: 9,579
Posted By Mike H
I have used this stuff on my blown pieces when I...

I have used this stuff on my blown pieces when I used to work out of a shop in Benicia Ca.
It was a mixture of tin chloride, muriatic acid and denatured alcohol, nasty stuff!
We used it inside of a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-03, 10:37am
Replies: 42
Views: 9,579
Posted By Mike H
She had some of her beads iridized after she had...

She had some of her beads iridized after she had annealed them.
She sent them to someone who brought them back up to temp and then sprayed them. She did not do them IIRC.
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2013-01-27, 10:18am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,529
Posted By Mike H
C&R Loo in Richmond California has a good...

C&R Loo in Richmond California has a good selection, and they have a sale of 20% off right now!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-01-27, 10:16am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,041
Posted By Mike H
I would suggest that you should go to a local...

I would suggest that you should go to a local metal supply or recycler and buy a 16" long piece of heavy wall 1/4" stainless tube and get some experience before you buy a Carlo Dona tool. You will...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-01-22, 9:42am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,740
Posted By Mike H
Carlo Dona.

Carlo Dona.
Forum: Torch Questions 2012-12-27, 7:06pm
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By Mike H
Hey Bob, I use a National 8M and have all...

Hey Bob,

I use a National 8M and have all the tips but, I only use the surface mix tips for soft glass because as Shawnette wrote the premix tips will burn the color out of soft glass.
The sm-7...
Forum: Torch Questions 2012-12-19, 4:53pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,273
Posted By Mike H
You can use copper wire from a stranded insulated...

You can use copper wire from a stranded insulated cable that you can buy at any hardware store and use a small brass brush. Both or these metals are softer than the metals used in your torch. Clean...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-11-15, 6:08pm
Replies: 162
Views: 28,655
Posted By Mike H
Thanks! The clear looking spots are light blue #3...

Thanks! The clear looking spots are light blue #3 sized frit
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-11-15, 9:34am
Replies: 162
Views: 28,655
Posted By Mike H
Whatever kind of color you put on or inside you...

Whatever kind of color you put on or inside you must make sure it is even or it won't blow out even. Even heat and even thickness will result in a nice round shape.

I have made them on a torch...
Forum: Safety 2012-09-20, 8:15pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,633
Posted By Mike H
You may want to add a little oxygen to your...

You may want to add a little oxygen to your mixture as extra fuel can add heat.
Do you notice a reduction flame?
Forum: Studio 2012-09-20, 8:10pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,640
Posted By Mike H
That is some very nice work, and made in the good...

That is some very nice work, and made in the good old USA !!!!!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-09-13, 2:45pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,028
Posted By Mike H
You could make your own volcano out of some...

You could make your own volcano out of some carved out 2800F firebrick cemented together with a hole for the torch/burner and put it on your bench under your exhaust fan. Probably take a half hour to...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2012-09-11, 8:20am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,224
Posted By Mike H
I was just up in Portland with my Wife and we...

I was just up in Portland with my Wife and we visited Elements. Nice big shop and really Cool people. We walked in as they were starting a really large piece which I assisted on as soon as they found...
Forum: Safety 2012-09-08, 10:18am
Replies: 17
Views: 5,942
Posted By Mike H
You can buy a flexible hose setup (for Natural...

You can buy a flexible hose setup (for Natural Gas) that is made for connecting a bbq at your local hardware store that has all of the correct fittings which include a quick connect and a safety...
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