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Zinc Rebar - 22 lbs. Box

Zinc Rebar - 22 lbs. Box

Item# 8615Z
0 of 3 found the following review helpful:
Reinforcing and Framing, January 27, 2015 5 stars
Pros
Strong, stiff, sturdy, yet easily cut with a dremmel. Keeps lines perfectly straight -- especially as compared to other reinforcement products at Delphi -- because of its relative thickness.
Cons
Doesn't "take" the solder as easily as copper-coated or pre-tinned surfaces. I was able to work with it by applying a clean hot iron until the rod was HOT before applying solder.
Other Thoughts
Since weight was a mostly-useless number for my purposes, I waited for a discount coupon, and blindly bought a box. So that nobody ever has to again: My package consisted of 32 pieces of 6' (72") lengths of 1/8"×5/16" flat metal rods. The box was secured to a complementary length of wood (a standard lumberyard 2-by-4), presumably to keep the metal from bending. B-)
English Muffle Majesty Blue

English Muffle Majesty Blue

Item# EM4926
0 of 2 found the following review helpful:
Deep, rich blue, October 29, 2014 5 stars
Pros
Gorgeous cobalt blue when light streams through it; dark navy (almost black) without.
Cons
The muffle texture isn't as easy to cut as smooth glass, but I consider this a 'pro'...
Armstrong Clear and Light Blue Opal Streaky

Armstrong Clear and Light Blue Opal Streaky

Item# A0041S0
0 of 2 found the following review helpful:
Clear and pale, October 29, 2014 5 stars
Pros
Clear with a very pale, wispy blue; the even texture makes it super easy to cut. Using this for a very pale sky in my projects.
Cons
None
Twofer Grinder Bits - 3/4 Fine

Twofer Grinder Bits - 3/4" Fine

Item# 639510
0 of 4 found the following review helpful:
Perfect for Mosaic Grinding, October 23, 2014 5 stars
Pros
Bargain price! They leave a pretty smoothly ground edge.
Cons
I prefer Standard grit for stained glass (this Fine grit might be a little too fine)... but if you're a little less impatient or more accurate when you cut glass, you'll probably love these. Ha! :-D
Twofer Grinder Bits - 1/8 Standard

Twofer Grinder Bits - 1/8" Standard

Item# 63953
0 of 17 found the following review helpful:
For Stained Glass Details, October 23, 2014 5 stars
Pros
Perfect for "cutting into" inside curves in stained glass. You can even create an inside corner with these. :-)
Cons
Too coarse for jewelry making or mosaics; this grit is coarse enough to cause little micro-chips along the ground edge of your glass.
1/16 Brass Rods - 5 Pack

1/16" Brass Rods - 5 Pack

Item# 5486P
1 of 3 found the following review helpful:
Box hinges, October 23, 2014 5 stars
Pros
Slim and sturdy. Combine with the 3/32" brass tubes 5 pack to create box hinges.
Cons
This con is really a pro: These are a little hard to bend. But if you've ever had a box hinge give out on you, it's been because of someone using wimpy wire. Just saying. :-)
Other Thoughts
I wish these came in bulk quantities or longer lengths (to cut down as needed)!
3/32 Brass Tubes - 5 Pack

3/32" Brass Tubes - 5 Pack

Item# 5485P
0 of 11 found the following review helpful:
Box hinges, October 23, 2014 5 stars
Pros
Slim and sturdy. Combine with the 1/16" brass rods 5 pack to create box hinges. Round toothpicks fit perfectly inside to give you handles for tinning.
Cons
These need to be cut with a Dremel. Nothing else seems to work for me.
Other Thoughts
I wish these came in bulk quantities or longer lengths (to cut down as needed)!
   
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joined:Apr 02, 2014
location:Watkins Glen, NY US
display name:iliese