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Propane plumbers torch adapter


#1

Hello everyone,

I am a new member to the group. First let me say how much I
appreciate all of the great and helpful techniques I
have found here. I have aquestion about torches, specifically
propane torches.

I am new to the metalsmithing aspect of jewelry making and design. My
background is primarily in wire work and I am trying to expand my
skills set.

I have a small studio in my home which is a single level ranch type
house.

I would love to have a torch set up that would allow me to have the
type of flame control that I have seen with the oxy-acetylene
torches. However, because of the placement of my studio and the
layout of my house I am nervous about having a fuel tank and oxygen
tank in my house.

I currently use a propane plumbers torch for the little bit of
soldering that I do. I was wondering if anyone knew of an adapter
system that would allow me to get a similar flame size as with the
oxy-acetylene torches but continue to use my propane canister. I did
find one kit from Bernzomatic that seems to do just this but while
reading some reviews of the kit I learned that Bernzomatic has
discontinued the product so you cannot get replacement tips when you
need them. So if anyone know of any other types I would really
appreciate the and a link to the product.

Thanks so much in advance.
Have a great day.
heather


#2
I currently use a propane plumbers torch for the little bit of
soldering that I do. I was wondering if anyone knew of an adapter
system that would allow me to get a similar flame size as with the
oxy-acetylene torches but continue to use my propane canister. 

I just bought this one, the EZ Torch, from Otto Frei on the
recommendations from the last time this discussion was held.

http://www.ottofrei.com/store/home.php?cat=1238

Haven’t used it yet but it seems like it would be just what you’re
looking for, plus the spare parts are available from them as well.

Enjoy!
Brenda