Hi George, I have been using vasoline on my rolling mill, liberally
covering rollers and the gears. My 20 year old mill is in perfect
condition, and runs smoothly, so I will continue to use it and do
recommend it. I have a question not at all related to rolling mills, but
will ask it here. I have a prestolite torch which serves me well for
silver, but am now making the transitiion to working with gold. I need
a torch that has tips suitable for working with gold, and have checked out
the various catologs—and am quite confused. It seem that the “little
torch”–highly recommended by many, comes in a number of models, for use
with different types of gases. I have been using acetyline with a B
tank, and will need to invest in new tanks for the the little torch, and
am considering getting a torch that uses Propane. However, It seems that
the smaller tips cannot be used with the propane, and I wonder if the
larger tips that come with the torch are useful for working on
gold–especially small items and chains.
Also, what about the little torch that uses the disposable propane and
oxygen tanks. Are these a good investment? I will appreciate any
assistance that is offered.
Thanks–Alma–in gorgeous, rainy Oregon.