I know the subject of torches in homes has already been very
thoroughly discussed earlier this year. But I am curious about the
LP Gas Precision Torch that was mentioned by one person. This is a
German made torch that works with 1 pound disposable propane tanks.
Has anyone else tried this torch? It seems like an ideal solution to
all the dilemmas involved in setting up a home jewelry workshop.
Meanwhile, I have a Smith Little Torch set up in my workshop in my
basement (5 pound propane tank and 20 pound oxygen). But the Smith
propane regulator gauge has started to leak from the actual gauge
assembly (not a connection leak). This happened two years ago and I
had the gauge repaired. My question is: am I doing something wrong in
the turning on and off of the propane and regulator? Normally I turn
off the tank, and then the unscrew the regulator. I don’t drain the
hose because it seems like an obviously bad thing to do in a