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Old 11-28-2019, 10:42 AM
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Bomma is probably the nicest glass I've worked with and I've worked with a few. I think 2150 is a good starting point to work at (every furnace varies). It's an easy glass to blow and has been compatible with all the gaffer, reichenbach and sys 96 rods I use. It's always hard to explain working properties, but I'll try: Bomma is very linear in it's behavior, fairly long-working, 'creamy' and viscus and soft when hot rather than wet/sloppy. It reheats easily and stays a bit thicker even when really hot, so cane pulling feels easier vs. other glasses. It's really clean, bubble-free when properly melted and I'm really glad we switched. I don't miss the Spectrum 2.0.

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