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    If you're going to mount it on wood, then bond...

    If you're going to mount it on wood, then bond it on with minimal gap you can achieve and apply car body filler to make up the difference, then that is all that would need touching up to match. ...
  2. Thread: New Job

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    Pete, don't stress mate. sounds like you have...

    Pete, don't stress mate.
    sounds like you have plenty going on
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    On a side note then, what about those fans that...

    On a side note then, what about those fans that use heat to create there own electricity?
    All you would have to do is start a fire, as it warmed the fan would start and off you go
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    You flatter me (blushing). Mounting clamps next,...

    You flatter me (blushing).
    Mounting clamps next, try and get them cast this weekend & hope to start on the painting too.
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    I'm getting a few quid, but nowhere near enough...

    I'm getting a few quid, but nowhere near enough for the time expenditure, but I knew that when I took it on, now I have done one though....
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    Thanks guys, it's been a learning curve holding...

    Thanks guys, it's been a learning curve holding the sand in place, it took a day to make the pattern and 8 days to get a useable cast!
    But I know I can do it again now.
    The jacks work a treat, you...
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    Having just finished a 36" aluminium sign, you...

    Having just finished a 36" aluminium sign, you will not cast a metal with a lower melting temp with out a LOT of trouble & I mean a LOT.
    It's simply going to freeze way too quickly.

    If it were...
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    Hopefully they are working now

    Hopefully they are working now
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    I talk quite a lot to an old mere from here, I...

    I talk quite a lot to an old mere from here, I wont name names but he left as many were arguing with his advice.
    it's his profession so people should know better. thing is there are many different...
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    give or take 32" x 26" - - - Updated - - - ...

    give or take 32" x 26"

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    so the first one you can see is titled :The first idea/try was simply ramming up and cut runners and gates after the pull?
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    Digging out the sand after it had cooled (for...

    Digging out the sand after it had cooled (for some time)....
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    Yes Colin Peck's...

    Yes Colin Peck's furnace is gravity oil fed. it's very simple. having seen this thing at work, I know it is really good.
    the back flame is a little well have a look for your self. it's very simple...
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    Well this project has been a wee bit stressful...

    Well this project has been a wee bit stressful but I got there in the end.
    As you can see above I started the flask.
    Here are the cast brackets and the screw jacks;...
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    Shit it's a bit easier here (I think) in the UK....

    Shit it's a bit easier here (I think) in the UK.
    I have not heard of anything as strict for home business, you would need planning permission for somethings and I guess if you were in town or a...
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    Welcome and keep posting

    Welcome and keep posting
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    HT can you not make them as a "hobby" then give...

    HT can you not make them as a "hobby" then give them away, can you help it if they sell them and give you food parcels, bits for your car or such like....
    I have a private "mortgage with my brother"...
  17. Thread: New Job

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    Sounds like your making the boss happy, if your...

    Sounds like your making the boss happy, if your an allrounder your usefulness to them is far far greater than "one job painter bob!!!"

    Just sent you a PM Pete
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    Yes, haven't decided what as yet, probably rebar...

    Yes, haven't decided what as yet, probably rebar or such like
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    If that happens I will change for sure. In the...

    If that happens I will change for sure.
    In the meantime, I have a new order a large plaque, it's about 760x450x7 (mm).
    Thing is I had nothing to cast it in, So I have had to make a new mega flask:...
  20. Thread: HT1 Pouring

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    Your doing some real nice gear HT

    Your doing some real nice gear HT
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    I dam well hope that was not the result of the...

    I dam well hope that was not the result of the operation HT lol
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    Post some photos of how you are boing it & the...

    Post some photos of how you are boing it & the results, we will have a better then.
    what temperature are you pouring at?
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    Don, I am not 100% sure it's google or me! all I...

    Don, I am not 100% sure it's google or me! all I did is re-do the link.
    Thing is you need the shared photo album, you need the photo in it and open on it's own, right click select "copy image...
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    I can take it pete. At least you can see them...

    I can take it pete. At least you can see them now.
    Thanks CBB, it's a learning curve.
    All ready using a new pouring basin so to improve on that the next jump, smaller sprue size.
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    ^$^$())& thing! how about now? as it's my...

    ^$^$())& thing! how about now?
    as it's my account I can always see them even if you can't. I think I will start adding a hyperlink direct too.

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    Just added a link to my...
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