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  1. Jammer attached a file to the thread Easy Plaque Patterns.

    I use one of my wife's old powder brushes. Very soft and gets in small areas. [ATTACH]

    brush.jpg Oct 23, 2020 at 6:12 PM
  2. crazybillybob replied to the thread Sodium silicate recipe: The good stuff.

    Funny, Some of my Cores from an aluminum cast were outside in the rain and snow for 6 months before I ran over them with the truck...

    Oct 23, 2020 at 6:04 PM
  3. crazybillybob replied to the thread Greetings from Ohio.

    Welcome Fellow Ohioan! I'm further North and East of you (Canton-Akron Area). Make sure you look around here you'll find that the...

    Oct 23, 2020 at 6:00 PM
  4. Jammer attached a file to the thread Pinning Foundry flasks.

    Here's some of your older stuff. They drag it out during the cornbread festival open house. [ATTACH][ATTACH]

    IMG_0021.JPG IMG_0022.JPG Oct 23, 2020 at 4:50 PM
  5. Mark's castings replied to the thread Ciment Fondu: refractory cement.

    The guy in the yellow and blue high visibility workshirt: Mike Nolan

    Oct 23, 2020 at 4:31 PM
  6. Jammer replied to the thread Greetings from Ohio.

    That's a lot of Aluminum. I've got Manganese and ferro silicon plus a little silicon, if you want to try some everdur. I've made some...

    Oct 23, 2020 at 4:23 PM
  7. Petee716 replied to the thread Ciment Fondu: refractory cement.

    Which guy?

    Oct 23, 2020 at 4:07 PM
  8. rocco replied to the thread Sodium silicate recipe: The good stuff.

    From that Tom Cobett article:

    Oct 23, 2020 at 4:01 PM
  9. Tobho Mott liked rocco's post in the thread Sodium Silicate for Core Making by Tom Cobett.

    http://jarod.eells.us/projects/FoundryEquipment/sodium-silicate.html

    Oct 23, 2020 at 3:41 PM
  10. Petee716 liked DavidF's post in the thread Making my life easier....

    Working on making my life a bit easier. Picked up this mixer for a guy that had started on making it into a muller, but was moving and...

    20201023_135839.jpg Oct 23, 2020 at 3:39 PM
  11. Tobho Mott liked HT1's post in the thread Easy Plaque Patterns.

    one more grapite tip: get a parts cleaning brush trim the bristles back about half, use this to work graphite into small details,...

    Oct 23, 2020 at 3:26 PM
  12. rocco replied to the thread Sodium Silicate for Core Making by Tom Cobett.

    I remember reading one or two other casting related essays by Tom Cobett, so far this is the only one could find.

    Oct 23, 2020 at 3:23 PM
  13. DavidF replied to the thread Sodium Silicate for Core Making by Tom Cobett.

    Nice find!

    Oct 23, 2020 at 3:11 PM
  14. DavidF liked rocco's post in the thread Sodium Silicate for Core Making by Tom Cobett.

    http://jarod.eells.us/projects/FoundryEquipment/sodium-silicate.html

    Oct 23, 2020 at 3:11 PM
  15. DavidF replied to the thread Sodium silicate recipe: The good stuff.

    I've tried soaking the cores in water. Left them for 2 days, and they were still rock hard. Although, the cores were just made to...

    Oct 23, 2020 at 3:08 PM
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