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    Senior Member nudge's Avatar
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    Thank you very much I am Honoured. 8)
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    How to build a Nudge burner (oil)

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    Added the Matchplate gating thread.
    http://www.backyardmetalcasting.com/...pic.php?t=3253
    The process of turning stumbling blocks into stepping stones can at times require the use of a large sledgehammer.

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    were have i been, i didnt even know there was a hall of fame here, but i like it

    now i know where to find what i need without using the search function




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    I like this thread.
    http://www.backyardmetalcasting.com/...asc&highlight=

    Also we need some of Bob S' stuff on there.
    The one on finishing a casting would be nice.
    http://www.backyardmetalcasting.com/...asc&highlight=
    Heat them up, mold them out.

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    That second one is a good catch. Added.
    The process of turning stumbling blocks into stepping stones can at times require the use of a large sledgehammer.

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    Thanx for all this info.

    I appreitaint all this information. ' i will read all of it in a couple or more days then i will roll out some Q's for you guys...

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    GET'ER DONE!!! 8)

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    Silicone caulk - how to use it for mold making

    Roman Dog Birds method for turning regular silicone caulk into mold making silicone should be here I think. If I had to guess, this will require the standard (older type) silicone caulk, not the newer "Silicone II", or "Silicone 2".
    Last edited by 4cylndrfury; 07-16-2013 at 05:33 PM. Reason: old BYMC forums link is inactive

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    [b]would be nice to have a post with all the Pyrometers of a low back yard cost[/b].

    Kiln Temperature Measurement for Jacks*
    or
    How to Make a $20 Digital Pyrometer

    http://www.wallace-venable.name/Glas..._Pyrometer.pdf


    http://www.pyrometer.com/digital250_kiln.html
    Temperature Range:
    Type K: 32F - 2462F (0-1350C)
    Price? have to call i think.

    http://www.sundanceglass.com/controllers.htm
    7771 Digital Pyrometer - Reads to 2000 Degrees F. - supplied with Ceramic covered heavy duty thermocouple wire that is rated to 2400 Deg F (remember the Pyrometer reads to only 2000 Deg F) SALE Price $49

    http://www.dickblick.com/products/sk...ckw=32973-1002
    Featuring a Type K thermocouple, this digital pyrometer reads up to 2000F (1093C). It includes a battery and stand.
    32973-1002 Digital Pyrometer $63.86

    http://www.amazon.com/Thermometer-Py.../dp/B000NLX7RE
    and
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...FBJB728AZNSYDB

    http://www.continentalclay.com/detai...yID=42&PID=919
    An affordable digital pyrometer with illuminated LCD display.
    Price $25.00

    http://mifco.com/MS/catalog.php?op=detailed&id=25

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    Just wanted to stick this K-Bond Ratios chart somewhere that wont get lost in the jumble...This is the recipe found on the Ray Vin whatever website :lol:


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    I think the updated EZ-match-system is hall of fame worthy.

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