I see your argument but it reminds me of an occasion where the only
someone dies and people run in and take his stuff. The propane torch
had a name, a specific one**, and afaic the gasoline torch had a name
that bleonged to it, and should have been retired or assigned to
**I don't see the point of using a generic name, if that is what it
is***, when one could have continued to use the specific name, propane
***It seems to me that by the liberal^^ definition of blowtorch, the
only torch that isn't a blowtorch is the kind the villagers carried in
the first Frankenstein movie. :)
^^And I'm not against liberals or liberalism, except on an occasional
case-by-case basis. :)
Simple definition, but not very detailed. It does not mix just oxygen in
true terms as the original blow torches used air. Oxy-Acetylene torches (as
well as a few others) use compressed oxygen combining the gasses at the tip.
Original design was a gasoline powered torch that blew air with the fuel. .
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