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  1. oldironfarmer replied to the thread Barefoot Roadside Casting Aluminum Pots in Vietnam.

    Quick!! Somebody tell him he can't make a sprue like that and get a good casting. The Nigerian pot maker does some excellent repairs...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 7:19 PM
  2. Melterskelter posted a new thread.

    Barefoot Roadside Casting Aluminum Pots in Vietnam

    Came across this video today. I hope this has not made the rounds three times before. I thought it was very interesting. No wasted...

    Forum: Sand Casting

    Jun 24, 2019 at 7:05 PM
  3. Al2O3 replied to the thread Shellac as glue.

    When you say shellac, do you mean just a can off the shelf at Lowe’s or did you buy flake and mix your own? I’ve used just the retail...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 6:04 PM
  4. _Jason replied to the thread Wiring a pair of 15 amp vacuum motors..

    Most of the meters I've seen generally had four lugs - an in/out for each of the hot legs. The neutral entered the panel from the...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 5:06 PM
  5. garyhlucas posted a new thread.

    Shellac as glue

    I bought some shellac and tried laminating some 1” pink foam. Clamped for 12 hours and still wet inside. Do you need to sand the skin...

    Forum: Lost foam casting

    Jun 24, 2019 at 4:20 PM
  6. Zapins replied to the thread Leave the porch light on for me..

    But where it is screwed (rough?) will be the edges that aren't visible from the outside? I'm unsure what you mean. Why is that a problem.

    Jun 24, 2019 at 3:13 PM
  7. FishbonzWV replied to the thread Wiring a pair of 15 amp vacuum motors..

    This is the simplest way I can explain this. You have a 1hp motor that consumes 748 watts of power at full load (it's a giant resistor)....

    Jun 24, 2019 at 2:53 PM
  8. Tobho Mott attached a file to the thread Larger Moya???.

    It's the same kind of pipe I made both of my furnace tuyeres and my original Moya burner to fit, that's the only reason I'm using this...

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  9. Tobho Mott replied to the thread Larger Moya???.

    Weird double post

    Jun 24, 2019 at 2:02 PM
  10. Al2O3 replied to the thread Wiring a pair of 15 amp vacuum motors..

    I recall 240vac driers/appliances that had a combo of 240/120 vac circuits and loads used to be 3-prong and they just tied neutral to...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 1:31 PM
  11. oldironfarmer replied to the thread Wiring a pair of 15 amp vacuum motors..

    Precisely. It's hard for me to think AC instead of DC. But I like A/C. The meter measures kwh through either phase. My...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 1:06 PM
  12. Al2O3 attached a file to the thread Wiring a pair of 15 amp vacuum motors..

    First, apologies to anyone (namely FishbonzWV and PatJ) for losing your posts in the move. It was unintentional. OIF, I think what you...

    examples-of-phase-shifts.jpg Jun 24, 2019 at 1:01 PM
  13. Tobho Mott liked HT1's post in the thread Larger Moya???.

    I really appreciate any Info you get . with that Muffler Pipe you will instantly be able to tell if you are burning in the Burner tube...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 12:47 PM
  14. HT1 replied to the thread Larger Moya???.

    I really appreciate any Info you get . with that Muffler Pipe you will instantly be able to tell if you are burning in the Burner tube...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 12:45 PM
  15. Tobho Mott replied to the thread Larger Moya???.

    We'll see...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 12:08 PM
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