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  1. Koen liked Al2O3's post in the thread Intake manifold for a Mercedes OM603.

    Yes, here in the US is the similar. In fact, the first coat is usually used with a fiber/paper tape and is "setting" type compound,...

    Feb 25, 2024 at 8:30 AM
  2. Al2O3 replied to the thread Intake manifold for a Mercedes OM603.

    Yes, here in the US is the similar. In fact, the first coat is usually used with a fiber/paper tape and is "setting" type compound,...

    Feb 25, 2024 at 8:20 AM
  3. Tops liked Koen's post in the thread Intake manifold for a Mercedes OM603.

    In my last post I made an error. I used Jointfinisher instead of jointfiller. It's what you guys know as drywall mud. Over here we have...

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  4. Koen attached a file to the thread Intake manifold for a Mercedes OM603.

    In my last post I made an error. I used Jointfinisher instead of jointfiller. It's what you guys know as drywall mud. Over here we have...

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  5. Al2O3 replied to the thread Reuasbale Offset Pouring Basin.

    I took a spin back through this thread from the beginning. It's worth doing for anyone that is a serious lost foam caster and...

    Feb 25, 2024 at 7:27 AM
  6. FishbonzWV attached a file to the thread Reuasbale Offset Pouring Basin.

    Here's my first pouring cup. Made with epoxy bound sand which was really nasty on burn out and probably not the smartest thing to use....

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  7. Al2O3 replied to the thread Reuasbale Offset Pouring Basin.

    It can/will depend on the grade of SS and mesh size of your sand, but the criticality of this is to achieve core strength that is strong...

    Feb 24, 2024 at 7:40 PM
  8. Al2O3 replied to the thread V4 350cc 2 Stroke.

    It's probably a statement of the obvious, but don't plan on multiple pours using the same molding sand without allowing it thouroughly...

    Feb 24, 2024 at 7:32 PM
  9. Lifan V Twin replied to the thread Reuasbale Offset Pouring Basin.

    I’ve found some sodium silicate and it’s fairly cheap, I also have a bottle of co2 for the mig welder. . What kind of ratios are ideal...

    Feb 24, 2024 at 6:40 PM
  10. Al2O3 replied to the thread Reuasbale Offset Pouring Basin.

    Not familiar with it. What is the density? If you have sodium silicate (water glass), you can use that as a binder for plain sand and...

    Feb 24, 2024 at 6:07 PM
  11. Al2O3 replied to the thread V4 350cc 2 Stroke.

    Practice can only help. The more massive and conductive the cup material, the more heat it will steal from the melt.....especially the...

    Feb 24, 2024 at 5:58 PM
  12. mytwhyt replied to the thread Reuasbale Offset Pouring Basin.

    I've been buying ceramic fiber products from this place for most of the time I've been using them. 7-8 years. Search...

    Feb 24, 2024 at 4:37 PM
  13. Lifan V Twin replied to the thread V4 350cc 2 Stroke.

    I haven’t cast anything yet as I want to go to the foundry well prepared, use as little of there time as possible and appear well...

    Feb 24, 2024 at 3:31 PM
  14. Lifan V Twin attached a file to the thread Reuasbale Offset Pouring Basin.

    Would this work with fire cement for chimney/oven repair? I am thinking about coating a foam pouring basin pattern in a layer and then...

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  15. Mark's castings replied to the thread Fitted a K type thermocouple to my furnace to help fuel air mix tuning.

    There's an Ebay seller in Ukraine with a lot of obviously Soviet era scientific and engineering supplies for sale: They have...

    Feb 24, 2024 at 1:55 PM
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