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blowlamp

British term for blowtorch.
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All that is known about Johnny is that he obtained a blowlamp, probably through an act of thievery, in July 1886, and that he used it skilfully to melt locks and padlocks to gain access to anything of value.
Use a chemical stripper rather than a heat gun or blowlamp, and put all abrasives and paint scrapings in a sealed bag in the dustbin.
A blowlamp is required for this or the alternative way is by using a pair of electric soldering tongs.
A hot air stripper is a convenient alternative to a blowlamp for softening and stripping old paint, particularly oil-based paint from woodwork.
Until, that is, another cherub-faced 12-year-old from Wales took a blowlamp to the Snowman Kid's ambitions.