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[FTP] Picture of The Sprayer for Prip's flux


#1

G’day. There has recently been a small amount of confusion
about the very inexpensive sprayer for depositing Prips flux on
to a job, so I have asked Hanuman to put a picture of my sprayer
on the ftp site. You will see it there under the title of
’Sprayer’.

	http://www.ganoksin.com/ftp/Sprayer.jpg

You can buy them from any Art supply shop. They are really
designed for spraying charcoal drawings with a fixative spray,
but work well with any liquid.
Cheers,
John Burgess.


#2
   G'day.  There has recently been a small amount of confusion
about the very inexpensive sprayer for depositing Prips flux
on to a job, so I have asked Hanuman to put a picture of my
sprayer on the ftp site. You will see it there under the title
of 'Sprayer'.   http://www.ganoksin.com/ftp/Sprayer.jpg 

John, Thanks for the picture of the sprayer for Prip’s flux. I
just bought one at a local art supply and now I am wondering how
it works. If fact the person who sold it to me asked me how it
works…and I said jeez I don’t know…boy do I feel dumb.

Help!

Linda Crawford
Linda Crawford Designs
@Linda_Crawford
http://www.jps.net/lcrawford


#3

Put the long,pointed tube into a container of your flux. Place your
mouth on the end of the other tube and blow. Mr. Bernoulli’s
principle will cause the flux to rise into the airstream and be
dispersed onto whatever is held in front of the device. If you put a
length of soft plastic or rubber tubing on the end where your mouth
was and blow into the tubing, you won’t go cross-eyed quite so soon.

Chunk Kiesling


#4
    just bought one at a local art supply and now I am wondering
how it works. -- 

G’day Linda; Place the tube shown in my picture as “in vessel”, into
a small bottle of the flux and blow into the mouthpiece. A spray of
the flux will emerge from the junction of the two tubes and cover
anything in it’s way. Adjust the angle of the tubes to give the best
spray. In fact, you don’t need a bottle: try it first in a glass of
water, and you will soon judge the angle and amount of lung pressure
you will need for the flux. In use with the flux, the job is heated
a little - nowhere near soldering temperature - enough so the water in
the flux instantly evaporates, and you will see that the job becomes
covered in an even white coating. And that is really all. The Prips
flux is a good soldering flux and you don’t need to use extra flux on
the joints. Of course, the flux will cover anything surrounding the
job, so use it so that the spray won’t get where you don’t want it.
But even with a coating of Prips flux, you still need to have the
soldering temperature no higher and no longer than is necessary. And
remember, there is no such word as ‘dumb’ in Orchid member’s
vocabulary. Cheers,

        /\      John Burgess
       / /
      / /      Johnb@ts.co.nz
     / /__|\
    (_______)

#5
       G'day.  There has recently been a small amount of confusion
> about the very inexpensive sprayer for depositing Prips flux    
on to a job, so I have asked Hanuman to put a picture of my    
sprayer on the ftp site. You will see it there under the title   
of 'Sprayer'.   http://www.ganoksin.com/ftp/Sprayer.jpg John, 

Linda, if I might jump in heRe: You open the hinge until the two legs
of the thingie makes a right angle. Place the long end into the Prip’s
solution and put your lips around the end of the shorter tube. You
then blow and the air blowing across the top of the longer tube sucks
air up and out, aiming it at your piece while applying the torch to
the piece so that you get an even coating of protective stuff on your
piece.JICUWTK This is called
a Venturi. JZD