26979Re: The bad and ugly, not so much good :(
- Jun 2, 2003--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Ron Thompson" <thom1486@b...>
> If you attach the riser with gates, the gates need to be large sothey don't solidify before the casting. I always thought risers went
on the thick sections of the part.
>Yes, they are supposed to. As I said, if I was doing it again, I
> Ron Thompson
> On the Beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast
would put two risers at the heavy end and gate into them. I cast mine
about 15 years ago when I knew less about such things than today, and
the first attempt had a big shrink area at the intersection of the
base and the r. end. I don't know if it would have seriously affected
the strength of the casting, but it didn't look good.
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