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  1. Thread: Muller maybe?

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    Bit more progress. Christmas is great! Days off,...

    Bit more progress. Christmas is great! Days off, long weekends, time to ponder, and time to get stuck into projects.
    Apart from raising a piece of land, (to avoid the dreaded "Wet") and pouring a...
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    I have a propane burner for my crab boiler that I...

    I have a propane burner for my crab boiler that I run direct off a cylinder. You need to keep an eye on it because the gas flow continually decreases with tank pressure. But if ambient conditions are...
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    I run used motor oil. I just tip my oil in a 60...

    I run used motor oil. I just tip my oil in a 60 lt gas cylinder, and then used compressed air to force it through a filter. I cast an ally piece, (You can buy aftermarket remote filter units), and...
  4. Thread: Mark's Muller

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    Hi Mark, Good start. I'm at a similar point...

    Hi Mark,
    Good start. I'm at a similar point about now with mine. Since you have omitted to include a dump door what will you do? I'm not sure whether I need one or not. Tossing up if maybe just...
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    Well the OP did say he wanted to cast ingots for...

    Well the OP did say he wanted to cast ingots for knife making, so technically you could still forge them out. But the steel quality would be a definite unknown

    Cheers Phil
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    Is an upset required, or is that just previous...

    Is an upset required, or is that just previous repairs?

    Cheers Phil
  7. Thread: Grievances

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    ->Jagboy, Salt water will go straight through a...

    ->Jagboy, Salt water will go straight through a dog. Just sayin.....

    Cheers Phil
  8. Thread: Muller maybe?

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    Been a bit slack on this project, (never one to...

    Been a bit slack on this project, (never one to rush something when slow, and due process can take its place), but I did make some executive decisions, and made a bit of progress.
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    I...
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    Bigstack, I get my petrobond from CMS. Been a...

    Bigstack, I get my petrobond from CMS. Been a couple of years now since my last order, but I think it was about $100 per 20 kg bucket.

    Cheers Phil
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    A small chain block would pick that up easily...

    A small chain block would pick that up easily enough. I would flip it upside down, weld your legs on then flip it back on its feet again.

    Cheers Phil
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    I cant tell the shape/profile of the lid, but if...

    I cant tell the shape/profile of the lid, but if the "tops" come out nice and smooth maybe you can pour them upside down next time?

    Cheers Phil
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    I got a "box"of Kaowool from a refractory...

    I got a "box"of Kaowool from a refractory supplier in western Melbourne a few years ago. It would need a a bit for the brain cells to recover that bit of info 'tho.
    But dissolving your furnace is...
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    Hey, welcome squid. Theres a few aussies on here....

    Hey, welcome squid. Theres a few aussies on here. You do know you pretty much can melt metal with a 20 litre paint can, .......and a hair-dryer?
    Keep your wallet in your pocket, there's lots of ways...
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    As there perhaps seems to be a little confusion...

    As there perhaps seems to be a little confusion understanding my drawings i've added 2 more. These are just 2D plans, viewed from directly overhead.
    Pic 1 shows the wheel axle offset to put it...
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    I thought about that too, but at what point does...

    I thought about that too, but at what point does dragging the arse of a wheel rim around, as opposed to rolling over mulling sand, overcome/outweigh the losses or benefits of smearing action by...
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    leverage angles?

    Running through some muller wheel setups, wondering about whether angling the wheel axle, (pic 1) or the pivot arm angle (pic 2) would make any difference.
    Excusing my crappy 3D renderings, and all...
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    I have uploaded some pictures to google but when...

    I have uploaded some pictures to google but when I try to link them here I get an error message saying invalid file. The same pics link fine on another forum

    Phil
  18. Thread: Muller maybe?

    by 12bolts
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    Muller maybe?

    ...suggestions for turning this into a Muller.
    Lucked onto a s/s tank. Its 1500 H x 800 dia. And 3.5 mm thick. The elbowed, and blank flanged in/outlets are about 140 dia and the rough cut pipe...
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    Wheres the the fun in that?I am always burning my...

    Wheres the the fun in that?I am always burning my fingers trying to see what sprue/runner/vent might have failed...

    Cheers Phil
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    Actually I believe its the dark "New age" people...

    Actually I believe its the dark "New age" people we need to fear.......

    Cheers Phil
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    I get your reasoning behind cast v fabricated,...

    I get your reasoning behind cast v fabricated, but I think you need to step back and take a look at what it will cost if your 1 off casting doesn't work.

    Lots of experienced casters here have...
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    "Stuff" must have been pretty cheap in 1940....

    "Stuff" must have been pretty cheap in 1940.
    BTW, looking at the increase in length when squeezing the handle of the "pick up tool" that paper clip wouldn't open up much more than the thickness of a...
  23. For what its worth I worked on a job site once...

    For what its worth I worked on a job site once where they were pouring concrete and the mix was full of little corrugated wires about 50 mm long in place of using reo. We poured 2-300 metres of...
  24. Nudge, are you branching out?

    Nudge, are you branching out?
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    "This video is unavailable" :confused:

    "This video is unavailable" :confused:
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