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  1. FishbonzWV liked Melterskelter's post in the thread Today I started a new pattern to make a metrology parallel/level.

    I made 8 "sets" of Repro in inside corners today. (I could have done more but was feeling a bit under the weather due to my 2nd Covid...

    May 18, 2022 at 3:35 AM
  2. FishbonzWV attached a file to the thread Pattern for Gimbal Stove Bracket.

    You can save sand by taking 1/2" off the drag. My flasks are 3 1/2 cope x 2 1/2" drag. I avoid melting when the humidity is high, it...

    tops_bracket_pour1_1.jpg May 18, 2022 at 3:21 AM
  3. Melterskelter replied to the thread Today I started a new pattern to make a metrology parallel/level.

    I made 8 "sets" of Repro in inside corners today. (I could have done more but was feeling a bit under the weather due to my 2nd Covid...

    May 17, 2022 at 9:05 PM
  4. Melterskelter replied to the thread Pattern for Gimbal Stove Bracket.

    Hmm, did sand break off your cavity along the base of your flange? That sand ended up at the ends of the flange. The pattern looks...

    May 17, 2022 at 8:43 PM
  5. Tops attached a file to the thread Pattern for Gimbal Stove Bracket.

    Watched the video, 3D printed a tapered sprue and cup cutter last night. I rammed up the flask, melted, and poured today. For starters I...

    tops_bracket_pour1_1.jpg tops_bracket_pour1_2.jpg tops_bracket_pour1_3.jpg tops_bracket_pour1_4.jpg tops_bracket_pour1_5.jpg tops_bracket_pour1_6.jpg May 17, 2022 at 8:20 PM
  6. Tops liked Melterskelter's post in the thread Today I started a new pattern to make a metrology parallel/level.

    In the middle of the night I heard a grinding sound in my head, then a couple of clunks and a scraping sound and then finally some...

    Repro Fast Cast Fillet.JPG May 17, 2022 at 6:55 PM
  7. Skratch liked Petee716's post in the thread Scrapping a Radiator.

    Im thinking there’s something about that metal that causes it to not flow well. The hollow handle would likely be solidification...

    May 17, 2022 at 3:42 PM
  8. Mark's castings liked Melterskelter's post in the thread Today I started a new pattern to make a metrology parallel/level.

    I have (finally) decided how to handle the build out of the middle window to accommodate level vials. Numerous options were considered...

    Die 4.JPG Die 3.JPG Die.JPG Die 2.JPG May 17, 2022 at 2:03 PM
  9. HT1 liked Bruce Shankle's post in the thread Concrete mixer muller..

    Earlier I posted my little bentonite crusher and I was inspired by the forums to modify my concrete mixer as a muller (I’ve been doing...

    May 17, 2022 at 11:14 AM
  10. Al2O3 replied to the thread Howdy..

    Welcome Bruce. Being able to put metal where you want it is a very useful skill. We'll look forward to your future posts. Best, Kelly

    May 17, 2022 at 7:33 AM
  11. Melterskelter attached a file to the thread Today I started a new pattern to make a metrology parallel/level.

    In the middle of the night I heard a grinding sound in my head, then a couple of clunks and a scraping sound and then finally some...

    Repro Fast Cast Fillet.JPG May 17, 2022 at 7:20 AM
  12. Tobho Mott liked Bruce Shankle's post in the thread Howdy..

    Just joined the forum and I’m glad I found it. I’ve got a machine shop in rural NC and got into casting and foundry work partly out of...

    May 17, 2022 at 4:48 AM
  13. Tobho Mott liked Melterskelter's post in the thread Today I started a new pattern to make a metrology parallel/level.

    And here are the columns/bolsters in place. This material machines beautifully. There was not a single included bubble. Here is the...

    Bolster.JPG Ready for fillets.JPG May 17, 2022 at 4:41 AM
  14. Petee716 replied to the thread Howdy..

    Welcome Bruce. Yes this forum and the casting hobby have opened up some very interesting opportunities and interests. I’m assuming you...

    May 17, 2022 at 4:30 AM
  15. Petee716 replied to the thread Scrapping a Radiator.

    Im thinking there’s something about that metal that causes it to not flow well. The hollow handle would likely be solidification...

    May 17, 2022 at 4:15 AM
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