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    It seems like paintball places are phasing out...

    It seems like paintball places are phasing out C02. Though I understand some keg retailers will refill the paintball tanks. I am assuming places selling Kegs (beer) will refill or swap out...
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    Sodium silicate is an option. While I don’t have...

    Sodium silicate is an option. While I don’t have c02 I don’t mind buying a smaller bottle if needed. I’m a bit old and fat to be man handling 400lbs. SS is available by the gallon from a supplier...
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    Cool! I'm switching mine to 1UZFE (4L Quad Cam)...

    Cool! I'm switching mine to 1UZFE (4L Quad Cam) with a Turbo...
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    I plan on making 2. We tend to blow motors in...

    I plan on making 2. We tend to blow motors in this car, so we are building 2 this time around...

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    Thanks, that helps. I assume I should be pouring...

    Thanks, that helps. I assume I should be pouring this so the concave part is down, correct?
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    One of the good things about Fusion 360 is when...

    One of the good things about Fusion 360 is when your computer craps out it's not a problem! My son has switched to F360 even though he has a license for Solidworks. It is great that we can share...
  7. Lost PLA would be another option. If you printed...

    Lost PLA would be another option. If you printed the model in two parts, split in half vertically, it could be printed. Then glued together (around your iron sleeve if desired).
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    Sorry, I think I posted a private link, try this...

    Sorry, I think I posted a private link, try this one: http://a360.co/2EyvE4b
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    Thoughts on large, thin sand casting

    Up till now, I have done all of my casting as investment (POP/Sand) using lost PLA. I am not 'into' casting. I do it to make parts I need... so it's a means to an end, not a hobby in itself.

    Now...
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    Newbie question here... I have these...

    Newbie question here...

    I have these thermocouples at work:

    http://www.tcdirect.com/deptprod.asp?deptid=190/1

    In the 6' long, 1/8" diameter version. I have these in Inconel (safe to 2010F)...
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    If you are in the DFW area, you can stop by and...

    If you are in the DFW area, you can stop by and use mine. I am in Fairview (McKinney/Allen area).
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    I do post over at GT40s.com regularly. But no...

    I do post over at GT40s.com regularly. But no build log. My car had an LS-7 which went up in flames last year. Did not like being held at 6,500 Rpm for 10 minutes. I am putting an LS1 in for next...
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    Ah, on my phone I did not see you where referring...

    Ah, on my phone I did not see you where referring to that picture when you asked about the "blanket". That pink "blanket" is the heater. It is ceramic beads with kanthal wire for the element. They...
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    Here are some pics of the car: 21474 21475...

    Here are some pics of the car:

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    Next outing is: http://www.bborr.com/
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    The blanket material is from: ...

    The blanket material is from: https://www.gltproducts.com/products/ceramic-fiber-blanket-19862

    I'm not an insulator... but this is like kaowool.

    The part is 50% scale stub axle cover. Just...
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    Here are a few: ...

    Here are a few:

    https://m.flickr.com/#/photos/148584616@N08/

    I have built my setup specifically to build a transaxle for one of my cars. Using lost PLA investment...

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    I...
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    Info on Electric Furnace

    I am using Electric for a burn out/heat treating kiln and for a furnace for melting aluminum. I thought I would share a bit of info.

    My kiln is a large pottery kiln. $75 off Craig's list with at...
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