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  1. crazybillybob replied to the thread Old car parts?.

    I was away last week on a family vacation. I've gotta get slots cut in the sides of my burner tube this week so I can test the little...

    Jun 20, 2018 at 7:36 AM
  2. crazybillybob replied to the thread Wax piston sprue extruder?.

    If you have a lathe and a welder Up-sizing this style of unit shouldn't be a big deal. You could wrap a silicone pad heater around the...

    Jun 20, 2018 at 7:25 AM
  3. PatJ replied to the thread Hybrid Lost PLA/Greensand Casting.

    That is pretty slick, especially the soluble investment.

    Jun 20, 2018 at 7:23 AM
  4. joe yard liked Jason's post in the thread Wax piston sprue extruder?.

    I'll be your HUCKLEBERRY! Get you some of that! [MEDIA]

    Jun 20, 2018 at 7:06 AM
  5. Tobho Mott liked Jason's post in the thread Wax piston sprue extruder?.

    I'll be your HUCKLEBERRY! Get you some of that! [MEDIA]

    Jun 20, 2018 at 3:05 AM
  6. Tobho Mott replied to the thread Hybrid Lost PLA/Greensand Casting.

    Interesting how you combined the two methods! Jeff

    Jun 20, 2018 at 2:58 AM
  7. myfordboy posted a new thread.

    Hybrid Lost PLA/Greensand Casting

    My second go at lost PLA casting, I am pleased with the results. As the pattern had a flat bottom it seemed a good idea to just use...

    Forum: Lost PLA casting

    Jun 20, 2018 at 2:48 AM
  8. Al2O3 replied to the thread Heat Sink for Electric Furnace Controller.

    Nah, it's non-setting mud.....Gypsum. K

    Jun 19, 2018 at 2:11 PM
  9. oldironfarmer replied to the thread Heat Sink for Electric Furnace Controller.

    PoP? Not using sheetrock mud? I'm learning. I'm dying to find out what's next...

    Jun 19, 2018 at 1:18 PM
  10. oldironfarmer replied to the thread Grinding pen.

    It works for me, but I always have great luck with HF stuff. It will sure get into a tight spot. The die grinder should have gone back...

    Jun 19, 2018 at 1:14 PM
  11. Zapins attached a file to the thread Eagle Statue - Zapins.

    The feet weigh 21.5 lbs with a small amount of shell stuck up in the wood. That seems heavier than I was expecting. I think the...

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  12. Al2O3 replied to the thread Heat Sink for Electric Furnace Controller.

    That's a good resource to have. It'd be 10 lbs/$30 if they had a remnant the exact size. Think I'd just buy an extruded one for half...

    Jun 19, 2018 at 11:34 AM
  13. Al2O3 replied to the thread Heat Sink for Electric Furnace Controller.

    The fins were cut with a stacked finger joint bit in three planks, 5 fins per plank, hot wired to reduce thickness, then glued together....

    Jun 19, 2018 at 10:21 AM
  14. oldironfarmer replied to the thread Grinding pen.

    I think I got mine from HF. It's red. $30.

    Jun 19, 2018 at 10:07 AM
  15. Tobho Mott replied to the thread Lost Foam Defects: The Dreaded Sand Float!.

    There's an idea! Could work, I bet. These patterns had hollow sprues, I'm thinking the actual buckles must have filled almost...

    Jun 19, 2018 at 10:07 AM
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