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    GFI would be a good addition for the Furnace/...

    GFI would be a good addition for the Furnace/ kiln, but some welders don't play nice with them. So if the outlet is going to be used for both it maybe a better idea to build it into the furnace/kiln....
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    You will still want a rough surface to give the...

    You will still want a rough surface to give the refractory something to bite into. The needles will help, but I wouldn't trust them to do all the heavy lifting. But I also wear a belt with my...
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    I work in the schools now. And Just bought a...

    I work in the schools now. And Just bought a bunch of School cast off Machines. The reasons they stopped the metal shop was insurance was too high, Low enrollment, and they couldn't find a qualified...
  4. I used Perlite in my furnace.... It melts into...

    I used Perlite in my furnace.... It melts into green glass and takes everything around it with it. I will not be using it again.

    I thought that I had seen someone state that sodium silicate was...
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    Oh, you left Ensign expendable in charge while...

    Oh, you left Ensign expendable in charge while you were gone! Been there done that. Looking forward to an update....in a few weeks when you finish finding all the things that he/she "fixed" while you...
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    I have talked with Grizzly about South Bend...

    I have talked with Grizzly about South Bend parts. If they have it in Stock they ship it out shortly. They treat spare parts like any of their products. Payment clears, they pull it , pack it, tag it...
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    I think that's the first time anyone has stated...

    I think that's the first time anyone has stated that in one of razor's threads :rolleyes:
    Weddings In the GSRM take forever .... 10 days no followup. Are you ok? do we need to come rescue you!
    CBB...
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    Fish, If you asking about my 5 gallon bucket...

    Fish,

    If you asking about my 5 gallon bucket in the above pic. It's angled I have about 2" of crap insulating that bucket... I say crap cause i made it before I started here so it's perlite and...
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    I'm running a Low Pressure Propane burner... It's...

    I'm running a Low Pressure Propane burner... It's an 1/8" pipe feeding a 3/4" pipe with a shop vac blowing into it! no magical orifice. I have a open Tee connection on the back to lower the air flow....
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    The mid 2000's early 2010 Ford cars have issues...

    The mid 2000's early 2010 Ford cars have issues with the latches (ask me how I know :rolleyes: ) Whole new latch mech costs about $100-$120 US. If you can find them in a pull a part you can get them...
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    The QC gearbox looks a lot like a South Bend....

    The QC gearbox looks a lot like a South Bend. Tooling can make or brake a deal. My Lathe came with nothing (but was free...So I can't complain) It has cost a lot just to get the basics. But when I...
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    I have found that if I let my SS treated sand out...

    I have found that if I let my SS treated sand out for a few hours (overnight even) after I gas it (with C02) it continues to harden. It also dries out more. This improves surface finish. I was making...
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    Cae.... What side of Ohio are you on? (I hook an...

    Cae.... What side of Ohio are you on? (I hook an ohio caster up with the junk store of casting stuff:) )
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    I'd be interested in that too.

    I'd be interested in that too.
  15. I think this is a company to company thing. There...

    I think this is a company to company thing. There are some companies locally that will take just about anything that you bring in (as long as it's test stamp is good. If not it $30 to "test" it)....
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    Kelly, I want to ask you about your knobs. Did...

    Kelly,

    I want to ask you about your knobs. Did you cast them with a steel nut embedded or are they drilled an tapped? If they are drilled and tapped do you have any issues with them striping out?...
  17. Thread: New Job

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    Does it pay the bills? is it mostly legal? Who...

    Does it pay the bills? is it mostly legal? Who cares!!! Do the job you can get to the best of your abilities! Taking care of the fam is more important than a title or position.
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    For plaster any cheap non-hardening clay will do....

    For plaster any cheap non-hardening clay will do. If you get into silicone then you have to be picky because it can react with the silicone causing it to not setup (this is bad cause silicone is...
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    But In a few months when we have to chip the ice...

    But In a few months when we have to chip the ice off the sand in the morning and it's 70 down there We'll be hating you :rolleyes:
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    I'm not sure what your local code is. But I've...

    I'm not sure what your local code is. But I've seen setups where one of the lines are used for hot and the Ground as neutral to get 110v from 220v. There has to be a breaker or fuse and a disconnect...
  21. razor, Any chance we'll see this thing in a...

    razor,

    Any chance we'll see this thing in a new coat of paint....(in action?) anytime soon? it's about time for you to make some metal molten :)

    CBB
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    Peedee, I'm right there with you. I mainly play...

    Peedee, I'm right there with you. I mainly play in the DC world...and now I'm just concerned with the 1's and 0's on the wires. I had to go double check with the AC in this project.

    CBB
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    Richard maybe the resident T&A guy.... But Jagboy...

    Richard maybe the resident T&A guy.... But Jagboy is our resident S&M guy :rolleyes:
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    When the coil is de-energized the collapsing...

    When the coil is de-energized the collapsing magnetic field can create enough back EMF to trigger the relay again. It's self exciting. In the DC world your would throw a diode across the coil. In AC...
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    You can also bury a screw or nail in the sand in...

    You can also bury a screw or nail in the sand in that area if you can't get your green strength up. might not be the "Right" way but it will get you through till the muller is running.
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