I have followed most of the discussions on the merits of various
torches and gas types. I still am having troubles deciding what
kind of torch meets my needs and budget. I would use a torch
Routine infrequent repairs of rings and earrings (sizing
prong tipping etc.) I would only be doing gold and silver work.
I would want to do occaisonal melting for casting. I would
not melt more than 20 gms at a time.
I only do jewelry for my own amusement and will never be in the
retail market. It is simply a new hobby for a retired codger who
needs activities! I have been acquiring tools as I go along but
$ are beginning to be a problem. Can you suggest a torch to fit
my situation. Please give me a ballpark cost estimate. Remember
I would probably spend a max of 2 hours soldering or melting a
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