Acetylene torch

I would like to start casting solid some of my steel dies. I know that the map torches are not hot enough, but I’m also not having very much luck with my propane. I would like to work on bigger pieces, do I need to have a hand acetylene torch? If so what is the price range on them

What are you trying to melt? An acetylene plumbers torch and a B tank may cost in the $300 range. Look at the websites of our trusted suppliers, read the descriptions, talk to their techs and then post a clearer question and we might be able to help more…Rob


What sort of dies are you talking about? Are these open-back or split dies for casting white metal? Generally precious metals are not cast into steel dies, only into sand or plaster investment.
I assume you don’t mean just making ingots.