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Author Topic: Casting brass?  (Read 25880 times)
Major Twangy Rubber
Snr. Officer
England England

« Reply #25 on: January 25, 2010, 06:46:02 pm »

some wonderfull absence of heath and safety stuffs but all in all a very good concept.
Indeed, I felt the strong pull of The Fear while watching that video.  Shocked  Shocked
Gentlemens Handbook
Snr. Officer
United States United States


« Reply #26 on: January 28, 2010, 05:49:04 am »

After doing this for the first time, based off the video I have determined that the child in said video is a robot.

It gets sooooooo hot you cannot stand anywhere close to it, yet alone reach into it with pliers.

I built a crucible from a steel pipe. welded a plate on one end, and lined it with a fire resistant clay. I welded two pegs onto the sides so I could reach in with a double hook to retrieve it.

"It will work..... trust me"
Tranzient Gallery
Snr. Officer
United Kingdom United Kingdom

« Reply #27 on: January 29, 2010, 01:35:19 am »

I know from experience how hot those things get I have enough fun with my little kiln I use for pewter!! I do have to say that I like the simplicity of using the blow lamp, last time I was playing with a Kiln that was hot enough for brass I had to use hand bellows to get it hot enough lol 

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