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Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-05, 2:54pm
Replies: 130
Views: 9,074
Posted By LarryC
Thats the point of it. No drilling needed. Do a...

Thats the point of it. No drilling needed. Do a quick search on facebook. Its all over the jewelry world. Gold or silver wire is wrapped in a decorative way that creates bales or handles etc.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-04, 4:17pm
Replies: 130
Views: 9,074
Posted By LarryC
Wire Wrap?

Wire Wrap?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-10-04, 4:15pm
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By LarryC
Yes, you can fume gold and silver with a hot head...

Yes, you can fume gold and silver with a hot head if you experiment. Way too much unsubstantiated dogma and party line quality info here. Toxicity? Do some basic research concerning toxicity to...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-30, 4:11pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,298
Posted By LarryC
Bottom line is GTTs are great torches but they do...

Bottom line is GTTs are great torches but they do require a good source of high pressure high purity oxygen to be at their best and medical concentrators alone just dont supply either. There is no...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-08-30, 4:09pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,642
Posted By LarryC
It is not unusual for objects that have inherent...

It is not unusual for objects that have inherent compatibility issues to survive for many years. Time is NOT a good indication of compatibility
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-08-30, 4:07pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,213
Posted By LarryC
A liquid dewer is the clear choice for cost,...

A liquid dewer is the clear choice for cost, efficiency, purity, etc. A high volume and purity oxygen generator system is just not a cheap endeavor. Additionally you will most likely still be...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-01-16, 4:54pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,176
Posted By LarryC
Its just practice really. No great mysteries for...

Its just practice really. No great mysteries for consistency. You obviously know how now it just takes practice.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-01-05, 3:43pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,904
Posted By LarryC
Start with tubing and you won't need a mandrel at...

Start with tubing and you won't need a mandrel at all.
Forum: Torch Questions 2018-01-05, 3:41pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,518
Posted By LarryC
Wale apparatus sells them with lots of different...

Wale apparatus sells them with lots of different replacement tips.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-12-24, 5:06pm
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By LarryC
Yes. Thats their downfall.

Yes. Thats their downfall.
Forum: Studio 2017-12-19, 6:04pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,103
Posted By LarryC
Haha! GTT Triple mix is the best most versatile...

Haha! GTT Triple mix is the best most versatile torch line in the market for sure. The Hellcat is underpowered in my experience. I teach on them at a local non profit.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-12-19, 6:02pm
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By LarryC
The GoPro lens is ultra wide angle and it does...

The GoPro lens is ultra wide angle and it does not have a manual focus mode so its not good for close in macro style video of work. For everything else its great. I have a hero 4 silver I will be...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-12-18, 6:57pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,276
Posted By LarryC
My response was not intended to suggest that...

My response was not intended to suggest that asking is inappropriate but that the question is short sighted. Its a ridiculously easy skill assuming you have worked to understand the basics of...
Forum: Torch Questions 2017-12-18, 6:48pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,884
Posted By LarryC
Unless your sure you are going to want more the...

Unless your sure you are going to want more the Lynx is a good start. In terms of resale GTTs are the best. Far better then the competing brands. I started with a Lynx and made 2" spheres for 1...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-12-13, 4:49pm
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By LarryC
This is really old news. They have already added...

This is really old news. They have already added additional filtering on their factory ventilation to comply.
Forum: Boro Room 2017-12-08, 5:31pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,779
Posted By LarryC
I have a lot of cheap color sitting in my shop...

I have a lot of cheap color sitting in my shop and none of it is being used. Lesson learned about going as cheap as possible.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-12-08, 5:30pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,276
Posted By LarryC
Haha! Ridiculous. This is not rocket science. ...

Haha! Ridiculous. This is not rocket science. There is no right or wrong way. If you figure it out on your own, you have actually learned something about the material beyond one single technique....
Forum: Boro Room 2017-12-02, 9:53am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,779
Posted By LarryC
You pretty much get what you pay for in this...

You pretty much get what you pay for in this industry. I use Northstar, GA, and TAG color. TAG has the best sparkles :)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-12-02, 9:50am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,276
Posted By LarryC
Make 100 of them and it will become easy. It...

Make 100 of them and it will become easy. It also will allow you to make them your own rather then like someone else's. Really.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-11-18, 10:28am
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By LarryC
All that matters is that it makes sense for you. ...

All that matters is that it makes sense for you. All of the punties I have for furnace work are counterweighted punties. It helps greatly to balance out the weight.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-11-08, 3:45pm
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By LarryC
Honestly, thats absurd. You invite failure by...

Honestly, thats absurd. You invite failure by any mixing outside of families of COEs. Never mix 104 with 96 or 90.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-11-05, 1:12pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By LarryC
There is no standard formulation for bottle glass...

There is no standard formulation for bottle glass and therefore there is NO standard slump or annealing cycle for it. Whats worse is that it definitely varies for the same bottle depending on what...
Forum: Boro Room 2017-06-08, 5:40pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,315
Posted By LarryC
Best cheapest most versatile way is to make it...

Best cheapest most versatile way is to make it from tubing. You can use all of the color that you would to do anything else.
Forum: Torch Questions 2017-06-08, 5:38pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,539
Posted By LarryC
Honestly I dont believe in "beginner" tools at...

Honestly I dont believe in "beginner" tools at all. Decide what you want to do with it in the next 4-5 years and then purchase a torch for that. Why make plans to buy a torch that you most likely...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-04-04, 5:23pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,337
Posted By LarryC
Of course not. Im completely missing something...

Of course not. Im completely missing something here. Why would you ever consider annealing anything with cracks? If you can't find a methodology and work flow to bench cool your beads without...
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