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  1. Thread: Forum issues?

    by jagboy69
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    Yup... screwed me a time or two after typing out...

    Yup... screwed me a time or two after typing out a reply. Poof. Gone. :-/
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    Any of you going to lost shell this sucker? I...

    Any of you going to lost shell this sucker? I think hand's down, this would be the best for surface finish. It would take a creative pouring cup, but after shelling, most of that foam could be...
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    That wiki page was an interesting read. ...

    That wiki page was an interesting read. Pistachio nuts? I have a weakness for pistachios, I can kill them off by the pound. Too expensive here in the states! They were dirt cheap in Turkey. Same...
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    Wolfy hits it I think. It takes heat to get...

    Wolfy hits it I think. It takes heat to get something like this going. I know that bag was not getting heated during the day. She said she dumped the grease on while it was still hot. SO, the...
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    Awesome Petee. I get it now. Slick tool. Wish...

    Awesome Petee. I get it now. Slick tool. Wish I had it when I built my furnace. I'll use it next time thats for sure!
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    Hey Petee, I played with that calculator, looks...

    Hey Petee, I played with that calculator, looks cool. I think I understand the basics. Example. 18" Cylinder, 3" branch pipe (tuyere) but WHAT ANGLE??? 30? Is this the angle viewed from the top...
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    OMG! Spontaneous Combustion

    Question for the peanut gallery. My wife emptied the paper shredder yesterday into a plastic trash bag. Then she thought it would be a good idea to dump bacon grease over the shred to further...
  8. Thread: scrap prices

    by jagboy69
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    Figures, I bought that beecher bender when the...

    Figures, I bought that beecher bender when the pound was high. Story line of my life. (screwed again) :-/
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    We have a couple of Rent-a-wheel places in my...

    We have a couple of Rent-a-wheel places in my town. Ironically, they are the only guy's I'll let touch the 17" wheels on the wifes SL. They know how NOT to screw over chrome. I was standing in...
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    We dont need no stinking drain hole... I can...

    We dont need no stinking drain hole... I can live without just about any tool in my shop.... EXCEPT THE ANGLE GRINDER! I've learned to even hang on to small cutoff wheels just for this very...
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    In soviet russia, aluminum casting owns you! His...

    In soviet russia, aluminum casting owns you! His idea shows promise with the clay. Success can always be found in failures. ;-)
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    Yup.. Where's the wheels??????

    Yup.. Where's the wheels??????
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    You are in ORLANDO! Tons of junk yards there for...

    You are in ORLANDO! Tons of junk yards there for junk aluminum. Think cylinder heads, intake manifolds, and bracketry. All easy crap to remove if you must.

    I seldom screw with scrap steel. The...
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    Propane must be cheap in the land of Oz. First...

    Propane must be cheap in the land of Oz. First time I've seen a propane tank used as a crucible! Nice lid btw.
    Why does everyone reach for water pump pliers when screwing with hot metal?

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  15. Thread: scrap prices

    by jagboy69
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    whoa... the pound is low. $1.29 to 1. OUCH. ...

    whoa... the pound is low. $1.29 to 1. OUCH. Time for a trip to the UK. Last time I looked it was $1.43 to 1.
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    Doug will like that anchor, but why aren't you...

    Doug will like that anchor, but why aren't you casting that in bronze? Aluminum turns to shit really fast near salt water.
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    I was in the henderson airport recently and they...

    I was in the henderson airport recently and they have a small collection of old airplane stuff. This one caught my attention. Why magnesium and not aluminum is beyond me? Pretty cool piece,...
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    Thanks tobo... you're right, I run a constant air...

    Thanks tobo... you're right, I run a constant air speed and adjust fuel on my rig.
  19. Thread: scrap prices

    by jagboy69
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    65cents a pound here brother for 356. Sounds...

    65cents a pound here brother for 356. Sounds about the same. If you want a real beating, drop off a bunch of copper, you won't get shit for it either.
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    I gave a half assed attempt at green sand one...

    I gave a half assed attempt at green sand one weekend doing the ground cheap kitty litter and some sifted sand from the depot. All I did was make a big mess in the garage. I gave up. The only way...
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    Boiling out in water is still a bit of an unknown...

    Boiling out in water is still a bit of an unknown method of removing wax from ceramic shells that are kinda water soluble to start with. Once air dried and before vitrification, the shells are...
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    Think of flame adjustment as either rich/lean. ...

    Think of flame adjustment as either rich/lean. If the flame is sticking out of the furnace 2 feet, thats too rich! (or a reducing flame)
    If the flame is not exiting the exhaust, it's running lean. ...
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    Well that might work if you can pour metal...

    Well that might work if you can pour metal standing on your head! lol I'm no help, I make crap outta wax and play doh!
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    You blow me away with what can be done with FOAM!...

    You blow me away with what can be done with FOAM! Impressive. Are you going to divulge what is recipe #2?
    Did you ever consider using actual suspendaslurry with traditional silicas? The...
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    Yeah your lucky it hasnt eroded through yet. ...

    Yeah your lucky it hasnt eroded through yet. Mind did and it was lights out for me. Thanks for the lead on the wire. I've got some pre wound coils for my old cat piss kiln, but not the right...
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