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Forum: Boro Room 2017-04-01, 12:30am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,723
Posted By jhamilton117
Torchtalk group on FB does it every week and has...

Torchtalk group on FB does it every week and has for quite a while last I heard :)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-02-16, 2:02am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,211
Posted By jhamilton117
What torches do you have?

What torches do you have?
Forum: Safety 2015-06-11, 10:00am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,485
Posted By jhamilton117
A 4x6 hood is big enough for two people running...

A 4x6 hood is big enough for two people running large torches like mirages
Forum: Safety 2015-06-11, 9:59am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,485
Posted By jhamilton117
125cfm per sq foot of hood opening. ...

125cfm per sq foot of hood opening.
4*6=24*125cfm= 3,000 CFM.

So you'd need a pretty big fan to use that hood properly and safely. Without this powerful of a fan your studio will fill with...
Forum: Studio 2015-06-11, 9:47am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,977
Posted By jhamilton117
Please don't forget about the two most important...

Please don't forget about the two most important things, proper lamp working safety glasses and ventilation! Don't let your new hobby/love kill you..
Forum: Torch Questions 2015-06-11, 9:32am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,916
Posted By jhamilton117
GTT Lynx or cheetah. Its a bit more expensive but...

GTT Lynx or cheetah. Its a bit more expensive but you won't out grow it as quickly, and when you do they sell used for almost retail so.stones more depending on the market
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-06-11, 9:30am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,194
Posted By jhamilton117
You can build a digital controller for an analog...

You can build a digital controller for an analog kiln for less than $35 bucks on amazon.
Forum: Boro Room 2015-05-30, 12:01pm
Replies: 12
Views: 4,534
Posted By jhamilton117
A lot has changed since this was first posted lol

A lot has changed since this was first posted lol
Forum: Safety 2015-05-28, 3:10pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,202
Posted By jhamilton117
Cut everything underwater if possible, you can...

Cut everything underwater if possible, you can rig a cutting tub up easily with a wash tub and a recirculating fountain pump with a filter. Every glass dust particle you ever breathed in, IS STILL IN...
Forum: Sale Rack 2015-05-28, 3:04pm
Replies: 481
Views: 83,580
Posted By jhamilton117
Any idea on a timeline for the boro cookbook? And...

Any idea on a timeline for the boro cookbook? And how do I go about buying the tuts with the buy one get one free? I want the implosion one and probably skulls if I can't get the cookbook lol
Forum: Torch Questions 2015-05-27, 10:36pm
Replies: 23
Views: 5,561
Posted By jhamilton117
A lynx is a good buy, and when your ready to...

A lynx is a good buy, and when your ready to upgrade you will be able to sell it for pretty much retail too :)
Forum: Torch Questions 2015-05-27, 3:30am
Replies: 23
Views: 5,561
Posted By jhamilton117
If you can afford it and find it, then a phantom...

If you can afford it and find it, then a phantom to start, otherwise just get a lynx for now! :)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-05-25, 5:59am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,289
Posted By jhamilton117
That'd be a quarter pound probably Phil, at least...

That'd be a quarter pound probably Phil, at least in boro lol
I'd say a pound bundle especially for shorter rods would be about half dollar sized
Forum: Torch Questions 2015-05-25, 5:56am
Replies: 23
Views: 5,561
Posted By jhamilton117
Oh and for the record, I WISH WISH WISH I could...

Oh and for the record, I WISH WISH WISH I could have had a lynx or cheetah before my mirage, triple mix is a tricky bitch but well worth the added effort it takes to learn! Seriously save some hassle...
Forum: Torch Questions 2015-05-25, 5:51am
Replies: 23
Views: 5,561
Posted By jhamilton117
Phantom is about half the size or the mirage...

Phantom is about half the size or the mirage almost, you can do a ton on a phantom, but if you ever want to do marbles or Millie or your own custom tube or sculpture, then the mirage would be your...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-05-24, 5:48am
Replies: 56
Views: 10,080
Posted By jhamilton117
My torch is def the most expensive single...

My torch is def the most expensive single purchase I have ever made! My custom mirage is my baby tho lol
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-05-23, 6:35am
Replies: 56
Views: 10,080
Posted By jhamilton117
Oh god, I wouldn't be surprised to find out I've...

Oh god, I wouldn't be surprised to find out I've invested well over 5+K lol but as others had said already, its an investment! In business and my mental health! Lol
Forum: Torch Questions 2015-05-23, 4:30am
Replies: 23
Views: 5,561
Posted By jhamilton117
If you know you want a triple mix in the future,...

If you know you want a triple mix in the future, then save yourself the headache and buy a lynx or cheetah now. The lynx is the center fire for all multi stage triple mix torches. There is a huge...
Forum: Studio 2015-05-23, 4:23am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,597
Posted By jhamilton117
I'd pay an HVAC engineer, someone who's sole job...

I'd pay an HVAC engineer, someone who's sole job is doing the math and figuring out ventilation formulas, to design the system. After that's done, any HVAC tech or contractor should be able to do the...
Forum: Studio 2015-05-23, 4:14am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,010
Posted By jhamilton117
If you did decide to put one in the studio, you...

If you did decide to put one in the studio, you could start your fire a couple hours in advance to get a good heat soak into the metal and room, then snuff the fire out and relight it after you cut...
Forum: Studio 2015-05-20, 4:59am
Replies: 16
Views: 4,114
Posted By jhamilton117
No worries, I only learned that recently myself...

No worries, I only learned that recently myself when someone posted the msds sheet on Facebook in a discussion about cheap hoods lol
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-05-20, 4:56am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,289
Posted By jhamilton117
You need good lamp working glasses or you are...

You need good lamp working glasses or you are burning your eyes out! Do you have dedicated ventilation? If you don't then you could be poisoning yourself and others in your home if you torch inside....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-05-20, 4:52am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,148
Posted By jhamilton117
Yes you can batch anneal a full kiln load at a...

Yes you can batch anneal a full kiln load at a later time, just make sure your pieces cool slowly enough to not crack or check
Forum: Boro Room 2015-05-19, 11:47am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,598
Posted By jhamilton117
Portland gray I've heard is good, never used it...

Portland gray I've heard is good, never used it tho
Forum: Studio 2015-05-19, 11:42am
Replies: 16
Views: 4,114
Posted By jhamilton117
A 55 gallon steel drum cut in half longs ways,...

A 55 gallon steel drum cut in half longs ways, makes a quick and easy fume hood.

Btw speed slug, that foil covered foam gives off arsenic gas or something equally as terrible starting around...
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