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  1. oldironfarmer replied to the thread Automotive Rear Upright/Wheel Carrier.

    Amazing how the core just seemed to shift rather than fall apart. Did you try to get mud inside the cavity? I assume not because that...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 8:55 PM
  2. oldironfarmer replied to the thread Sand Casting Suggestions.

    I've worked a lot of construction and I took HT1's comment as a good natured jab. I thought my response showed that. I also spent...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 8:34 PM
  3. joe yard replied to the thread Sand Casting Suggestions.

    If I offended any one I apologies. I have All the respect in the world for HT1 and Oldironfarmer along with everyone in the hobby. Its...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 8:09 PM
  4. DavidF replied to the thread Sand Casting Suggestions.

    Not a fan of the "burner rattling" :mad:

    Dec 9, 2018 at 7:41 PM
  5. joe yard replied to the thread Sand Casting Suggestions.

    Old Ironfarmer HT1 is just rattling your burner. I think it is the military along with the foundry sense of humor. I use to like to work...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 7:21 PM
  6. oldironfarmer replied to the thread Sand Casting Suggestions.

    I don't need any new hobbies, I've got too many as it is.:( I'm going to try my cheapy clad thermocouple tomorrow. I think if I keep...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 6:59 PM
  7. Al2O3 replied to the thread Sand Casting Suggestions.

    OIF, I honestly don't know how that (continues to) works but if it does all the power to you. I do seem to recall you mentioning it...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 4:07 PM
  8. joe yard liked HT1's post in the thread Sand Casting Suggestions.

    you are looking to warm the sand enough that the steam has a place to go into the sand, combined with good venting the moisture if it is...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 3:25 PM
  9. HT1 replied to the thread Sand Casting Suggestions.

    you are looking to warm the sand enough that the steam has a place to go into the sand, combined with good venting the moisture if it is...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 3:16 PM
  10. Al2O3 replied to the thread Musket V-Twin.

    That is a great story. It is only one in many that have the kind of tenacity and perseverance to see a project like that through, not to...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 1:04 PM
  11. PatJ replied to the thread Automotive Rear Upright/Wheel Carrier.

    Not a bad attempt at all, especially considering such a complex part.

    Dec 9, 2018 at 12:39 PM
  12. joe yard replied to the thread My New Lost Foam Casting Rig.

    I will be watching this thread with great anticipation. Thanks Kelly Joe

    Dec 9, 2018 at 12:20 PM
  13. Al2O3 attached a file to the thread Automotive Rear Upright/Wheel Carrier.

    Finally had a break in the weather and managed a casting session Saturday morning. I had a visitor as well. Our own AlPuddle stopped by...

    11 Sprued.JPG 12 In Fask.JPG 13 Full Flask.JPG 14 Demold.JPG 15 Exterior Clean Up.JPG 16 Sectioned.JPG 17 Sectioned.JPG 18 Weight.JPG Dec 9, 2018 at 12:03 PM
  14. Al2O3 attached a file to the thread My New Lost Foam Casting Rig.

    I used the rig for the first time this weekend. [ATTACH] I mentioned back in post #2 that I can’t continuously power all of the...

    26 Full Flask.JPG Dec 9, 2018 at 11:56 AM
  15. _Jason replied to the thread Musket V-Twin.

    I think this is the kind of project that attracts many wild-eyed, ill-informed novices to the idea of aluminum casting, only to later...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 10:31 AM
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