You're right Rich. I've developed the technique. I hold the torch's tank and
stand with two feet spread apart and crouch over and light and get out quick.
I've never had any problem but I do agree that the flash could conceivably get
to the propane cylinder and yes it would be bad if that exploded. Phil
> Nice article, but I do have to take exception to the propane torch idea.
> I would HIGHLY encourage anyone using the Cadweld equipment to use the
> proper spark igniter. Not only can you maybe blow the powder away but
> also there is a serious risk of burning yourself if you are to close at
> the time of ignition. The proper igniter is cheaper than a trip to the
> burn center.
> Rich KJ6RA
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