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Forum: Torch Questions 2017-01-02, 3:43pm
Replies: 3
Views: 2,137
Posted By GravityGlassStudio
Natural Gas actually burns hotter than propane so...

Natural Gas actually burns hotter than propane so it would be ideal for boro. I'm not sure if you have control over the pressure though...I didn't when I ran off natural gas lines at college, but...
Forum: Torch Questions 2017-01-02, 3:04pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,318
Posted By GravityGlassStudio
"Tink" Sounds

Whenever I turn off my Nortel Major I can hear little "tinks." Should I be concerned? Does anyone know why this happens? I saw someone else asked a similar question about the Nortel Minor, but she...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-11-15, 7:27am
Replies: 428
Views: 195,708
Posted By GravityGlassStudio
Personally Mountain Glass is my favorite. They...

Personally Mountain Glass is my favorite. They are just an all around amazing company! They care about the environment, and their employees! Plus I love their packing person cards that they put in...
Forum: Torch Questions 2016-11-15, 5:56am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,642
Posted By GravityGlassStudio
I'm glad to hear that you guys think I'll be fine...

I'm glad to hear that you guys think I'll be fine to start cranking out pipes! (My inventory is pathetic :( )
I finally set up my account with the oxygen supplier and got my tank yesterday! It was...
Forum: Torch Questions 2016-10-25, 6:44am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,642
Posted By GravityGlassStudio
Making the Switch, Oxycon to Tank

I am so happy and lucky that I live and work in an area where I can fairly cheaply and easily exchange oxygen tanks. So I'm making the switch next month from my EX-15 oxycon to tanked oxygen. I'm...
Forum: Boro Room 2016-10-14, 7:50am
Replies: 30
Views: 8,636
Posted By GravityGlassStudio
I managed to get a "sunburn" on my pointer finger...

I managed to get a "sunburn" on my pointer finger last weekend making boro pendants trying to use the last bits of stringer that I could. My hands were definitely feeling the heat hahaha
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-10-14, 3:43am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,592
Posted By GravityGlassStudio
Yeah what about trying a different pink? I use...

Yeah what about trying a different pink? I use CIM Gellys Sty and Dessert Pink with no issues, even back in the day when I was on a hot head.
Forum: Boro Room 2016-10-04, 10:53am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,841
Posted By GravityGlassStudio
I also use sludge. It is hands down the best bead...

I also use sludge. It is hands down the best bead release I have ever used. I always use a pair of vice grips to hold my mandrel and a damp towel to grip the bead. On the rare occurrence that a bead...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-10-04, 9:08am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,784
Posted By GravityGlassStudio
I agree that it sounds like you need to change or...

I agree that it sounds like you need to change or clean your filters.
You could also be too low on propane. My colors were reacting strangely one day and it turned out to be a combination that my...
Forum: Torch Questions 2016-10-04, 8:07am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,509
Posted By GravityGlassStudio
Thanks again Dusty. Yeah I've already contacted...

Thanks again Dusty. Yeah I've already contacted local welding suppliers about oxygen tanks. One concentrator is enough for me, it works fine with the minor so I'll keep it for that. :)
Forum: Torch Questions 2016-10-04, 5:11am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,509
Posted By GravityGlassStudio
Thank you Dusty! So basically I need to increase...

Thank you Dusty! So basically I need to increase my LPMs? Is the only way of doing this by adding more machines and/or getting a bigger one?
Forum: Torch Questions 2016-10-03, 5:18am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,721
Posted By GravityGlassStudio
I had a similar issue. What kind of regulator are...

I had a similar issue. What kind of regulator are you using? You get what you pay for when it comes to regulators. I had to learn the hard way after buying two cheaper regulators that couldn't...
Forum: Torch Questions 2016-10-03, 5:00am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,509
Posted By GravityGlassStudio
Nortel Major Minor Question

I recently bought a Nortel Major/Minor surface mix torch because I wanted to work bigger. This is my first time working with a larger glass torch. I was particularly interested in the Major/Minor...
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