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Old 07-10-2008, 05:44 PM
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Anyone have any experience using an oxy-acetylene torch underwater?

Is there something special? I tried dunking my lit torch in a bucket and it went right out! I would have thought it would stay lit as the oxygen is supplied.
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try this
http://www.magnumusa.com/
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It used to work on Sea Hunt.
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The problem is the gas you are using - for underwater work you need oxy hydrogen if you are below 33'. Also they use compressed air around the nozzle.
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Here is what we use at work

http://www.amronintl.com/diving/products.cfm?id=4985
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Only 5 feet max. Just trying to warm a bronze prop stuck on a tapered shaft. If it's too big a deal I'll just haul the boat. My puller & a 1/2 impact did nothing.
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