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    For Sale: Re: Rectifier for electro forming

    Pm sent
  2. Re: Anyone else ever consider getting a "real job"?

    I was fortunate enough to find a daytime job as a Glassblower, and it was health insurance that got me looking.
    When I was married, and contemplating kids; I believed that I needed to procure some...
  3. Re: Sooo... I'm finally back... Not sure who will remember...

    Welcome back, Kristian!
    I still miss Generations..
    Happy to see you back here!
  4. Re: British Society of Scientific Glassblowers

    I don't live in Britain..
    Though I am of British descent.
  5. Thread: us33

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    Re: us33

    Yar, what Misha said.
    I've had "friends" directly cut my throats cuz they grow and have no business sense, then
    Liquidate their glass stock for pennies on the dollar.
    The lack of business...
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    Re: Happy Birthday Aussie!

    My gurrrl has this same BurthYAY, coincidence??
    See you tonight, sugarplum....
  7. Thread: us33

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    Re: us33

    If you read the thread that boro linked, you'll see how I feel about it. Simax or schott are what I go with typically.
    Customer service means a lot to me, and making clear tubes as I do, I need...
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    Re: Tip sharing thread.

    If your kiln roof is more crackedout than Bernie Worrell in the 80s, then get some ceramic fiber board to replace it rather than fucking with repairing the bricks/replacing the bricks.
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    Re: Tip sharing thread.

    Thing I love about "tip sharing",
    It typically leads to something "deeper"...
  10. Re: Quartz dab bowls/bangers carb caps..whats the deal?

    Bwahahahahahaha!!

    But no, really, quartz is rather rigid..
  11. Re: Borosilicate Annealing Schedule Discrepancies

    Boro will anneal below 1050
    It just takes longer
  12. Re: Borosilicate Annealing Schedule Discrepancies

    If I'm firing decals, then I bring it up to 610C, venting the door of the kiln 1/4" from 300C to 400C, hold at 610C for twelve minutes, then down to annealing temp at the rate that the kiln naturally...
  13. Re: Borosilicate Annealing Schedule Discrepancies

    Concur. Only way is to check with a polariscope.
    But the ramp down from the "annealing" temp to the "strain" temp is the most crucial.
    Allowing the glass to slowly gain rigidity as the molecules...
  14. For Sale or Trade: Re: Selling Herbert Arnold 40mm ESL looking for GTT

    I may be interested
    Pics of the face and flame?
  15. Re: Wyzguy Radio!! Featuring ME!! Jimi The Don!!!

    Thanks!
    Happy you enjoyed it!
  16. Re: Glass hives electrical issues ??? It's popping all over Facebook

    Haven't heard of any issues that were out of the ordinary, other than the complete nonsense that nick
    Cums up with. Every kiln manufacturer has issues, EVERY one. One of his fake accounts (proven...
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    Re: Janky Beginnings

    Looking good!
    The hands are fantastic!
  18. Wyzguy Radio!! Featuring ME!! Jimi The Don!!!

    We talk a little about the business side of glass, but mostly just existential rambling on my part!
    Such an awesome podcast in general
    Check it out and add this podcast to your list of things in...
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    Re: You know you're a Lampworker when:

    when the collection of sex toys that you keep around for when company cums over were all handmade by yourself..
    or maybe that just makes me frugal..
    and sorta creepy..
    i'm lonely..
    anyone wanna...
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    Re: Crack off machine.

    Troof.
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    Re: Crack off machine.

    He may not know yet that if you click on "new posts" that you see everything
    So he may think that he needs to spread his posts around Lyke old semen to get his information stuck to everything ...
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    Re: Happy Birthday Jimi The Don!

    Thanks!!!!
  23. Glass Game: Re: Happy 17th birthday to TMP! Win a marble!

    Feck yaaaaarrrrrrr!!!
  24. Glass Game: Re: Happy 17th birthday to TMP! Win a marble!

    what did the glassblower do after his house was broken into?
    he replaced the window that they broke on his 2001 honda accord and started parking in a better part of town.
  25. Glass Game: Re: Happy 17th birthday to TMP! Win a marble!

    What's the difference between: a glassblowing torch, and respect from your family?
    We all actually have glassblowing torches.


    What did one Glassblower say to the other Glassblower:
    "Can we put...
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