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  1. thank you two for your help, Ill start work on...

    thank you two for your help, Ill start work on building my burner now.
  2. I was thinking of machining a piece of brass and...

    I was thinking of machining a piece of brass and making it into a press fit in the end and making a side slotted burner and having a sleeve over it so it looks good and is adjustable, kinda like...
  3. yea, I saw that fishbonz, I just wasnt sure if...

    yea, I saw that fishbonz, I just wasnt sure if you had replaced that or not, Ive been looking at that page for a while now since I was getting a weed burner, and that thread keeps popping up and was...
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    I figured I would throw up some pics of the base...

    I figured I would throw up some pics of the base since it's been done and just been sitting on the desk till I can go to start casting it all. The only parts left now are bearing caps, crosshead,...
  5. what do you mean turned the ends? do you mean...

    what do you mean turned the ends? do you mean that you replaced the fittings? Im really just looking for ideas and seeing if it's really worth it to even try to salvage what I have instead of...
  6. propane burner questions/weed burner questions

    Ive been debating on making a propane burner for my furnace for a while now and Ive researched the crap out of the subject but a few questions, I cant seem to find answers to. I recently acquired a...
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    interesting video, I really was watching how he...

    interesting video, I really was watching how he wetted the flasks to make the sand stick in them so they didnt need reinforcing ribs in the flasks, but would hold the sand better.

    I usually end up...
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    it looks like you made it without any webbing or...

    it looks like you made it without any webbing or support structure to hold it together, and it also looked like it had alot of moisture in it for it to be blown apart that badly. It looks like it...
  9. Thread: New Guy Here!

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    they're pretty bulky looking and kinda clumsy to...

    they're pretty bulky looking and kinda clumsy to use, but whatever works, lol. I have firefighters gloves that I use for carrying the hot molds, which makes my hands feel like marshmellow man's...
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    hey rev, welcome to the forums, I was just over...

    hey rev, welcome to the forums, I was just over there a few months ago to pick up a metal lathe and shaper, so wasnt far from where you were. Im around 2 hours to the left of you in ohio, so if you...
  11. Thread: New Guy Here!

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    welcome to the forums, Ive seen you on youtube. I...

    welcome to the forums, Ive seen you on youtube. I was just watching videos from you the other day, lol. I was down that way in november for vacation to MS then went to new orleans, and I thought that...
  12. Thread: metal vids

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    it looks like the printed parts have some pretty...

    it looks like the printed parts have some pretty bad inclusions, and wouldnt be very strong at all tbh. You can see what I mean in the first video when they had turned down a bit of the one. Also, Im...
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    I would do it in wood, wrap string up the handle,...

    I would do it in wood, wrap string up the handle, and coat it in a few coats of plasti-dip.
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    I think boxford is a decent brand, Ive seen quite...

    I think boxford is a decent brand, Ive seen quite a few people using them and have never had any trouble with them. They seem pretty rigid also from the looks of them. I have an ancient monarch...
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    they can pull a serious vacuum on them, if you...

    they can pull a serious vacuum on them, if you hook two in series to act as a two stage setup, you can get even more vacuum, but just watch out and have a condenser trap before the pumps. They are a...
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    lol, I could recognize that furnace from first...

    lol, I could recognize that furnace from first sight, lol. Im almost positive that he isnt on here. That is the steampunk guy's furnace, jake von slatt, or steampunkworkshop's, and saw that a while...
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    lol, When you mentioned about that, you reminded...

    lol, When you mentioned about that, you reminded me of something that sounds like you might get a laugh out of.

    http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1350666

    lol
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    what part of ohio are you from? Im from around...

    what part of ohio are you from? Im from around bowerston, and can sit down and show you what kind of stuff I use. To say that I have a shoestring budget is saying that Im rich, so it sounds like it...
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    I second that, its not about dumpster diving or...

    I second that, its not about dumpster diving or finding good stuff, it's just the problem of finding a place for everywhere to go without tripping over it, lol.
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    Well, I figured I'd update this, I would have...

    Well, I figured I'd update this, I would have done it sooner but been working like crazy trying to do up the patterns needed, and finally got some time to myself, so been going nuts on them. I have...
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    plasti dip would be aweful for patterns imo, you...

    plasti dip would be aweful for patterns imo, you want the pattern to be glass smooth so it slides out of the sand without grabbing at all, thats why you put draft on patterns. I find it is pretty...
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    yea, there's different designs for those lead...

    yea, there's different designs for those lead pots, you might be thinking of one of those, or your thinking of just a coil type alcohol stove, thats the only other thing I can think of. I would just...
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    2017 New Years Resolutions

    Its that time of the year and was starting up this thread for things we plan on doing for a week and forget about, I mean new years resolutions. Part way through the year, we forget what we had...
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    It sounds like maybe a lead/babbit melting pot...

    It sounds like maybe a lead/babbit melting pot then, I see them around from time to time but they're quite difficult to get ahold of due to bullet casters going nuts after them. maybe just an old one...
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    I think what your talking about is just a...

    I think what your talking about is just a gasoline blowtorch, I have a few here and you can find them at antique stores and junk shops from time to time fairly cheaply. I usually pick mine up for 2-3...
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