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43525

hacking a micro torch

Hacking the torch: Some merchants change the photos they take of the flames their burners are making, to enhance them, and enhance sales by doing so. I have
michaelporter1946
May 1
#43525
 
43524

Blazer torches at discount prices

Blazer GB2001 Self-Igniting Butane Micro-Torches have been marketed for over twenty-five years; it was the first, and once the priciest of blue flame
michaelporter1946
May 1
#43524
 
43523

Re: Propane safety

Oil burners I have heard it said that "oil burns hotter" or that oil burners are hotter than propane burners; while I'm skeptical of this with oil burners
michaelporter1946
Apr 30
#43523
 
43522

Re: Judging pouring temps

Thanks, Dick. I just ordered mine. Mikey
michaelporter1946
Apr 29
#43522
 
43521

Re: Judging pouring temps

Thanks, Dick. I just ordered one for aluminum casting. Mikey
michaelporter1946
Apr 29
#43521
 
43520

Re: 3/4" Vortex burner.

... Looks like a nice build Mikey, but since I am a visual learner you kind of lost me here… Only letting you know because other people may react similarly.
Jeshua Lacock
Apr 29
#43520
 
43519

More on the proper care and feeding of your pet crucible.

Author's note: I threw in the examples of the Gingery lifting mechanism and raku kiln just to make a point. I personally feel that if your crucible is large
michaelporter1946
Apr 29
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43518

Re: 3/4" Vortex burner.

3/4” Vortex burner with silver brazed collar Photo here Why should you expend the effort to build this particular burner? The only 3/4” commercially made
michaelporter1946
Apr 28
#43518
 
43517

Re: Screens for sifting sand

McMaster Carr has it and they call it Wire Cloth Walt   ... On Fri, 4/24/15, Nelson Collar nel2lar@... [hobbicast] wrote:
walter peterson
Apr 25
#43517
 
43516

Re: Screens for sifting sand

Ace Hardware in the US. They sell it by the foot and what ever width it comes in. The figure up what it is worth to have in stock and how much they need to cut
Nelson Collar
Apr 24
#43516
 
43515

Hybrid flame nozzles

While I finish rewriting the chapter on 3/4" Vortex burners and get it ready for posting to the group, here is a new wrinkle that you guys may want to think
michaelporter1946
Apr 24
#43515
 
43514

Re: Screens for sifting sand

For stainless steel screen of almost any imaginable mesh made up into stainless steel assemblies to your specifications, check out Utah Biodiesel Custom
StoneTool
Apr 24
#43514
 
43513

Re: Screens for sifting sand

Hello Nelson, Where might someone get this Hardware cloth? I was lucky enough to get a roll of brass screen and Stainless steel screen that are from the 50s
Dennis
Apr 24
#43513
 
43512

Re: Screens for sifting sand

The sand must be dead dry or it will not go through the window screen. The finest riddle I have has fine hardware cloth and works well. But to get fine sand
Nelson Collar
Apr 23
#43512
 
43511

Re: Screens for sifting sand

Are you sifting dry sand or mixed greensand? I can't imagine sand being damp enough to stick going through a fine window screen. Doug T
Doug Tallman
Apr 22
#43511
 
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