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Which Gas Torches Do Professional Plumbers Use?

Discussion in 'Trade Talk' started by woodbine, 5 Sep 2010.

  1. woodbine

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    Sorry if this one has been covered before.

    I've got a lot of soldering to do around the house, and need a new gas torch. I'm after the type with propane cannister attached, I want a good quality one that will give good results.

    The choices seem to be Bernzomatic/Rothenberger or a Turbotorch. Which would you go for?
     
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    i use the rothenberger superfire 2, quite pricey but amazing, also i only use mapp gas!
     
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    same blowlamp but use butane as mapp is to expensive
     
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    I use both but prefer the turbotorch, smaller flame just as hot easier to control.

    I never use MAPP.
     
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    Bernzomatic TS7000, which is a Rothenberger SuperFire 2 wearing a cheap suit, with a more sensible price tag
     
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    Superfire 2!! mine has a pencil tip flame which i prefer.
     
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