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 Posted: Sat Oct 17th, 2020 04:13 am
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Darryl Hudson
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Casting your own parts..  simple as that!

https://youtu.be/d9pQs_BazH8

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 Posted: Sat Oct 17th, 2020 04:30 am
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Russ Huber
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Awesome.  :clap:

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 Posted: Sat Oct 17th, 2020 04:36 am
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William Dunlap
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Just be sure to do it barefoot. The best results that way.
That guy made two parts in about 10 minutes. He's probably made hundreds of them.
Some day I'd like to do a little brass casting. I've got lots of scrap brass ;)

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 Posted: Sat Oct 17th, 2020 04:55 am
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Jim Kovar
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Barefooted...  and
             molten metal...   :shock:


The only way I'd do it!  :thumbup

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 Posted: Sat Oct 17th, 2020 03:01 pm
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Pete Moulds
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Darryl

Don't laugh too long or too loud please. Otherwise I may take photographs in the brass foundry I use here in West Java.
They are just one step ahead of these guys, they wear shoes!


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 Posted: Sat Oct 17th, 2020 03:26 pm
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Jim Kovar
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Another observation...

Maybe it's just a cultural thing?...

What's their adversion to work
benches and tables?

Why must everything be done
at ground level?


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 Posted: Sat Oct 17th, 2020 04:20 pm
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George Durbin
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Jim Kovar wrote: Another observation...

Maybe it's just a cultural thing?...

What's their adversion to work
benches and tables?

Why must everything be done
at ground level?



Ground level pouring is done so the metal can splash up and melt your face! U should know this!

Geo...

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 Posted: Mon Oct 19th, 2020 08:12 pm
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Phillip L Clay
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As I remember from shop class getting the green sand just right was the big trick.

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