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jsmbrown

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  1. I definitely want efficiency. Perhaps I will use an old freon tank and try adding the stabilizers. It looks like you use atmosphere burners. Are you able to get to welding temps with them in your C shaped forge? Would a blown burner be more efficient and worth the extra cost?
  2. Would this blower work? http://www.surpluscenter.com/item.asp?item=16-1436&catname=electric
  3. Very nice video. Thank you for sharing. I love the design. It allows you to forge long pieces like knives and fat pieces for decorative depending on the opening you close. Best of both worlds. I have a 5 gallon air tank I might try for this design. I hope it is thick enough. The tank you use looks very thick.
  4. I am in the process of building my first forge. I have decided to go with a gas forge so I can run in my garage - I do not think the neighbors would appreciate the black smoke of a coal forge. I have researched the burner vs blower. It seems to me the blower is the better way to go for a couple of reasons. 1. You can get it welding hot. 2. It will use less propane and be more efficient. I like the Peot Pipe forge for its simplicity. I have a small 5 gallon air tank I was planning to cut up for the forge body. I could also use an old freon tank or old propane tank if I want. I have a
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