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    Yes it is Caro, that's why I suggested it, as it doesn't require any extra setting up and you don't have massive tanks around either. I think its a good half way house. Its not the same as the one in B&Q either, so should be good. I'll let you know how I get on when I receive mine.
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    Well I went for the Sievert in the end. I gave the cannister torches serious thought but I have small hands (my bracelet size is 6" to give you an idea of how small!) and I don't find them easy to hold especially in the non dominant hand.

    It arrived yesterday and having eventually found some gas for it (an unexpected side effect of Covid - a shortage of propane gas cylinders!) I gave it a work out this afternoon.

    Oh my goodness the difference. Nice neat flame but it made short work of the pendent I have been struggling to solder. I thought I'd use the Blazer for the jump ring but after the usual nothing much happening switched back to the Sievert and the job was done.

    Anyone want a secondhand microtorch? I'm converted!

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    Glad you like it and doesn’t it make a difference. I do my jump rings with the sievert too. I’d keep the micro torch as its handy for balling silver or balling the ends of earwires

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    Quote Originally Posted by Caro View Post

    Anyone want a secondhand microtorch? I'm converted!
    Hi Caro,
    Glad you're happy with your Sievert. Don't get rid of the micro torch, its always useful as a backup
    Jules

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    Quote Originally Posted by Petal View Post
    Hi Caro,
    Glad you're happy with your Sievert. Don't get rid of the micro torch, its always useful as a backup
    And for working on thin chains. Dennis.

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    I was thinking it might be useful for lighting charcoal

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    Or lighting an open fire...
    Jules

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    Quote Originally Posted by Caro View Post
    I was thinking it might be useful for lighting charcoal
    Quite good for burning the skins off peppers too!

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    And of course crème brûlée

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    Hi I've looked at this after reading this thread - Cookson have one double the price ! Am I missing something ? - just want for silver in addition to blowtorch- thanks

    https://www.cousinsuk.com/product/si...blow-torch-kit

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