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Old 12-20-2016, 01:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Art Freas View Post
Maybe stating the obvious here but to do these tests you need color pots to gather the colors, correct? Also Scott, if you can video that process for the live test I would be interested in seeing it. Thanks much for all the information.
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You can do it with color rods. Just make the color the inner gather and then case in clear. Keep in mind, most color won't survive the saw from certain manufacturers. Gaffer should be fine with Spectrum, SP87 and Cristalica. Not so much with System 96. Kugler opaques won't do well.

The only reason you need a live test is if it is pot glass and you want to spend the day using it and not waiting for an annealer to cool.
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