Soooo... You want to do aluminum casting...

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  1. Metalman

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    #1 Metalman, Oct 21, 2015
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    Cast a special sumthing fur yer MINI...:D

    This guy is sumtin else....

    [ame="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3t-jBATM0w"]Arc Furnace Aluminum Casting - YouTube[/ame]
     
  2. 00Mini

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    That was really amazing !!
     
  3. old81

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    I can see the shop now, a big tub of this stuff off to the side for the quick and dirty. :)
     
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    Don't know that I would make structural parts like this. But it's cool.

    That sand is the stuff they use in Extrude Hone which is a really cool process if you have seen it. http://www.extrudehoneafm.com/
     
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    Pretty sure I'd kill myself trying that.
     
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    Hmmm, a new hobby maybe.
     
  8. Metalman

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    The first one to use this process to make a DTH throttle manifold to fit the MINI wins....:D

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    Fascinating stuff.

    That guy on the video is a crackup!
     
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    #10 Metalman, Oct 22, 2015
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    He's that way on all his vidjoes.... For a Canuck he hilarious:D...
     
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    So on which aisle of the big box store are graphite crucibles?
     
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    How come I could never do that with my Gilbert chemistry set, huh?:idea:
     
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