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    I used pond sealer from the farm store. It came...

    I used pond sealer from the farm store. It came in a 50# bag. Having a muller is a plus I made several small batches starting with the above mentioned amounts keeping track of the amounts of each...
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    Best I can tell it seems they are still in...

    Best I can tell it seems they are still in business thru the Hines Flask Company. I can't afford a law suit. So I think Y'all are out of luck. It would be nice because I am looking for a product to...
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    Thanks HT1 And right on there listing is my...

    Thanks HT1
    And right on there listing is my exact flask "ADAMS Cherry Wood "EASY OFF" FLASKS"
    Thanks you can learn just about anything just by asking
    Thanks
    Jack Adams
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    Adams Flasks

    Found them in a junk shop $40.00. I can't find any reference to the Adams Foundry equipment Co. Adams is even cast on the hardware. And the neatness thing is My name is Adams. A little to big for my...
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    Thanks to all casters and wannabees. Looking at...

    Thanks to all casters and wannabees. Looking at the Satanite. Though I have used the furnace many times with the same blanket of wool I have not experienced any burn out. The outside of the pipe gets...
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    It's below 45 Deg in the shop even with the...

    It's below 45 Deg in the shop even with the stove. Mulled the new Petrobond and to my surprise my somewhat not very clumping sand came to life. Next mission is to brake out the furnace and crucible. ...
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    Being a retired aerospace tool and die maker...

    Being a retired aerospace tool and die maker where perfection is unattainable, 11 minutes it is. And yes it's semi cold in the shop. After I clean out the green sand residue and set the metal box of...
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    Yea I have Petrobond (Now What)

    Well after mulling it over (PUN INTENDED) I broke down and bought 40# of petrobond sand. Fresh out of the box there is very little green strength. I do have a muller, but I am not for sure how to go...
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    Another one of motor name plate

    Another one of motor name plate
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    The sand I made seems a little coarse. It does...

    The sand I made seems a little coarse. It does make a good tight mold and should work, haven't lit a fire yet. I broke down and bought some Petro Bond sand. I wanted finer detail but haven't given...
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    I now have a few pictures of the grinder. Now I...

    I now have a few pictures of the grinder. Now I can't post them any guidance please. It appears to be a T&C grinder that's even better.
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    by machinejack
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    Looking at several MSDS sheets it seems some are...

    Looking at several MSDS sheets it seems some are made with either fullers earth or bentonite Wiki states "fuller's earth is any clay material that has the capability to decolonize oil or other...
  13. Thread: Oil Dry?

    by machinejack
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    Oil Dry?

    Just wondering since oil dry is used to absorb oil what is it made from some type of clay? I did a google search it seems Fullers earth is one answer I came up with what ever that is. Did a test with...
  14. Got the muller built after a few trial and...

    Got the muller built after a few trial and errors on the sweep arms it's working as best I could hope for. The pond sealer I used was real course so I tried using the muller to grind up the chunks....
  15. Fixing to mix up my first green sand myself. My...

    Fixing to mix up my first green sand myself. My sand came from Guion,Arkansas. It was a 5 hour round trip, a tank of gas and my buddy's lunch so not bad as to cost. I don't know what mesh size it is...
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    Well after an afternoon looking at this grinder I...

    Well after an afternoon looking at this grinder I have come to the conclusion that this is a tool and cutter grinder. Nothing can be found out about the little thing. I do have pictures of it but I...
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    not casting but from a caster

    Well I've been looking for quite some time. Went to the local salvage yard and found a Dumore model K surface grinder about a 3X5 best I can tell needs freeing up if any one has ever seen one let me...
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    Guion, Ark sand

    Made the trip to the sand mines at Guion today all day trip we took a wrong turn putting us off track but we did finally found Unimin Corp. mining. The people were real friendly there. Told them that...
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