Got my hands on some Seeded 104 tubing. Not quite sure what to make of this yet - or what to make with it.
It's about 5 - 5.5 mm across, with a 3 mm hole - making it a 1 mm thick walled tube - more or less. It is "seeded" with bubbles, and has a light, airy look to it.
So I did the obvious thing with it. I tried making a couple of beads. And here they are. The bubbles translated into a bubbly inside. Kinda cool.
It is really shocky, which I had heard. Not "explode" shocky, but the ends keep dropping off the rod before it's hot enough to do anything with.
I did try blowing - it is a tube, after all - but I was having trouble getting enough heat to get the glass moving. I guess I'll have to try pre-heating it.
Here's a pic of the tubing - so you know what it looks like preheating.