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    Sticky: That pic looks like the same stuff in this guys...

    That pic looks like the same stuff in this guys metal
    http://www.alloyavenue.com/vb/showthread.php?13082-How-can-I-remove-small-flimsy-iron-coating-particles-from-aluminium-melt
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    I had exactly those symptoms and it was from the...

    I had exactly those symptoms and it was from the spray hitting the pipe walls. I moved the nozzle forward and the puddling went away.
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    Sticky: I've never seen such a thing. Gears by the foot....

    I've never seen such a thing. Gears by the foot. What'll they think of next!?

    Pete
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    +1 10 letters lol

    +1
    10 letters lol
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    Now there's some good old fashioned hospitality....

    Now there's some good old fashioned hospitality.
    Cant make it, but i hope you enjoy the day!

    Pete
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    Maybe a shallow contour to follow the curves to...

    Maybe a shallow contour to follow the curves to create the effect of a bead. I'm not artsy either but that might set it off just enough without creating a ton of extra work. That's a really nice...
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    Sticky: Wow, that little guy deserves a build thread of...

    Wow, that little guy deserves a build thread of its own! We're those gears shop made?

    Pete
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    According to the MSDS for RF-458 on Laguna's site...

    According to the MSDS for RF-458 on Laguna's site its water miscible which implies that water is merely a vehicle, so once the water evaporates, the stuff is probably just hanging there waiting for...
  9. Thread: Forum issues?

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    Youve probably seen the auto-save box that comes...

    Youve probably seen the auto-save box that comes up periodically when typing in the response box? If your message doesn't get posted, then the next time you go to the response box the Restore...
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    The angle looking from the side is the "angle"....

    The angle looking from the side is the "angle". It decides whether the air blast is pointing up or down. We want it straight. So we want an angle of 90. The pipe comes straight in perpendicular. ...
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    This page has a pretty neat tool for layout. ...

    This page has a pretty neat tool for layout.
    http://www.harderwoods.com/pipetemplate.php?f=dn&units=in&paper=letter&theta=90&rmd=18&rbd=2&rbt=.063&offset=8&Submit=Submit
    Read the linked tutorial....
  12. Can't argue with Steve. You gotta do what you...

    Can't argue with Steve. You gotta do what you gotta do to make it work. If you think you'll be producing a number of them then some trials are in order. Minimum material to get the desired product. I...
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    Discarded exercise equipment is loaded with...

    Discarded exercise equipment is loaded with useful materials, especially treadmills, and can be found all over. Steel, variable speed motor, etc. I even just finished replacing my radial arm saw...
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    Transmission repair shops are a good place. Those...

    Transmission repair shops are a good place. Those kinds of places usually have their regular guy that comes around to pick up, but these days who knows if it's worth their while to come around. Offer...
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    I'm not seeing a blower on your rig. I assume...

    I'm not seeing a blower on your rig. I assume that's some kind of atomizing nozzle on the burner. I use a Delevan siphon nozzle. That along with compressed air only will provide enough heat to melt...
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    That thing is a beast. The color doesn't do much...

    That thing is a beast. The color doesn't do much for me either but the paint looks to be doing its job. I don't know if I'm more impressed by the machine or the trailer its sitting on. That's quite a...
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    Nice going Stoli. The smoke and flame can be...

    Nice going Stoli. The smoke and flame can be overwhelming especially if you're not expecting it. Standing upwind helps. I try to get a good steady stance and be prepared to pour blind and hope for...
  18. Ah, So that's what an ulna looks like. You're...

    Ah, So that's what an ulna looks like.
    You're making great progress Menth! Are you planning on boring spinal cord holes in the vertibae? It might be worth the effort to make a core box since the...
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    I've read that too. It's my understanding that...

    I've read that too. It's my understanding that each metal stream or front carries its own oxide layer that can create defects and weakness in the casting where they meet in the mold. I think that's...
  20. If you can wait till my next casting session ill...

    If you can wait till my next casting session ill do a test for you. I have all of the items youre describing and they have no such sentimenal value to me. I have a crucible thats on its way out...
  21. Thread: my ute

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    Looks handy as hell. Decent weight capacity?...

    Looks handy as hell. Decent weight capacity? Whatcha going to haul with it?

    Pete
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    Congrats! Yeah it would be wasteful to not fill...

    Congrats! Yeah it would be wasteful to not fill all that open space lol. Did you convert an existing space or build a whole new building? I bought a 10x14 prefabbed shed last year so I don't have to...
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    I wove a web with steel wire 12 to 5, 5 to 10, 10...

    I wove a web with steel wire 12 to 5, 5 to 10, 10 to 3, etc clock-fashion. Something like that. The pattern allowed for a 4" diameter hole for a vent. I don't know the guage wire I used. Smaller than...
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    The suggestion was more about supporting the...

    The suggestion was more about supporting the hotface to keep it from sliding down as the center section is raised than sealing in the kaowool (which I think is a good idea anyway).
    In re reading...
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    If you have kaowool behind the hotface it seems...

    If you have kaowool behind the hotface it seems as though the refractory would have to extend to the shell at the top and bottom diameters of your hotface, at least a couple of inches thick for...
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