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32686Re: [hobbicast] Re: Aluminum Supply +++++

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  • Leon Risenhoover
    Nov 3, 2004
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      I put the two person picker uppers in the Leon in OKC folder "tong and
      shank" castinghobbypictures -it's at 63% now.
      Leon in Luther

      --- Original Message -----
      From: "Ed Paradis" <eparadis@...>
      To: <hobbicast@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 2004 8:28 AM
      Subject: [hobbicast] Re: Aluminum Supply +++++


      >
      >
      > Hey Leon, be careful when you're posting the pics, the photo album is
      > almost full again and it has a propensity to "lock up" when the max
      > is exceeded... Maybe an opportunity for others to "clean up" their
      > folders??
      >
      > Ed
      > "Expiring minds want to know!"
      >
      > --- In hobbicast@yahoogroups.com, Leon Risenhoover <lrisen@d...>
      > wrote:
      > > I'll post a pic of my two man/woman er person tongs
      > we.............. the
      > > wife and I. lift 35 lb of cast iron with them )16 lb aluminum) out
      > of a 22
      > > inch tall furnace and set it on a two ......... person pouring
      > shank. its a
      > > piece of cake could do twice as much and may have to in aluminum
      > > Leon in Luther
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: "brewer" <danielbrewer2004@c...>
      > > To: <hobbicast@yahoogroups.com>
      > > Sent: Tuesday, November 02, 2004 8:13 PM
      > > Subject: RE: [hobbicast] Re: Aluminum Supply +++++
      > >
      > >
      > > >
      > > > Gene, I think that you probably want something like this
      > > > http://www.forzano.com/smelter.html . But is a big tipping
      > furnace.
      > > > Dan
      > > >
      > > > -----Original Message-----
      > > > From: gene98329 [mailto:gene98329@c...]
      > > > Sent: Tuesday, November 02, 2004 5:48 PM
      > > > To: hobbicast@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Subject: [hobbicast] Re: Aluminum Supply +++++
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In hobbicast@yahoogroups.com, "edi malinaric" <emovi@m...>
      > wrote:
      > > > Just make sure that whatever you are
      > > > > melting is less than the volume of the crucible.
      > > >
      > > > ++++++++There in lies the problem! I suspect an AL wheel would be
      > > > more mtal than I would want dropping into a crucible? The weight
      > of
      > > > just the cold wheel is more than I would want out at the end of a
      > > > set of crucible tongs. I was thinking more on the lines of a
      > tilting
      > > > furnace. My design thus far would be something rectangle or oval
      > > > with a sump below a pouring spout. The lid of the furnace would
      > hold
      > > > the burner or burners. It would work something like a wheelborrow
      > so
      > > > that when the metal was melted I could tip it to pour into an
      > ingot
      > > > mold. The ingot molds could be on a lazysusan or roller track so I
      > > > could fill move ahead and fill more until the melt was all
      > ingotized.
      > > > Actually the wheelborrow might be a good starter on getting the
      > idea
      > > > into a prototype?
      > > > The furnace could resemble a steamer trunk with the spout being
      > the
      > > > exhaust hole and the sump sloped deeper on the opposite end.
      > > >
      > > > Gene
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
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