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38320Re: PetroBond Bentone 34

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  • Lyle
    Jan 2, 2008
      Aluminum, Brass, Bronze, and Iron.
      LL

      --- In hobbicast@yahoogroups.com, "Alan" <SteamengineAlan@...> wrote:
      >
      > What type of metal are you casting ?--- In
      > hobbicast@yahoogroups.com, "Dave" <dcorb@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Cool, might take you up on the casting party. I am a total
      > beginner,
      > > except for shop class in HS but that was way too many years ago.
      > >
      > > Dave
      > >
      > > --- In hobbicast@yahoogroups.com, "Lyle" <creepinogie@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Dave, I think there's a "Yellow pages" in St. paul. Lots of
      > > foundries
      > > > down there and therfore suppliers.
      > > > I'll invite you to a casting party at my place this summer as
      > I'm
      > > > only another 45 miles N of Fergus Falls.
      > > > Lyle
      > > > -- In hobbicast@yahoogroups.com, "Dave" <dcorb@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Thank you for the information!
      > > > >
      > > > > I know the drive you had to make as I have a cabin in the
      > Fergus
      > > > > Falls area, long drive on 94.
      > > > >
      > > > > And here I thought this was a terrible area to find supplies,
      > > every
      > > > > time I search for something I end with California sites.
      > > > >
      > > > > I will have to start reading up on casting again this weekend.
      > > > >
      > > > > Dave
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In hobbicast@yahoogroups.com, "Lyle" <creepinogie@> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > here's a link to marshall firebrick supply:
      > > > > > http://www.ssfbs.com/index.htm
      > > > > > They bought out smith sharp or vice versa not too long ago.
      > > > > > They have crucibles, refractory, b-pond, lots of other
      > stuff,
      > > > > > including anything MIFCO. Interestingly enough, they don't
      > have
      > > > > > silica sand as Badger Mining got sued a few years ago and
      > all
      > > > their
      > > > > > suppliers where named in the lawsuit ( I heard)and they
      > didn't
      > > > want
      > > > > > to carry sand anymore so I go to Sterling supply located in
      > the
      > > > > same
      > > > > > vicinity. Both these places are not too high tech, small
      > front
      > > > > > offices and you can wonder into the back and pick out what
      > you
      > > > > need.
      > > > > > But both places have also shipped to me if I need some
      > silicone
      > > > > > rubber or a crucible real quick.
      > > > > > LL
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > --- In hobbicast@yahoogroups.com, "Dave" <dcorb@> wrote:
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Someday soon I what to start metal casting. I always
      > wondered
      > > > > where
      > > > > > I
      > > > > > > could get supplies locally then I see your post. I am in
      a
      > > St.
      > > > > Paul
      > > > > > > suburb, do you have the web-link for the Marshall
      > Firebrick
      > > > > Supply?
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Are there any other good local sources I should know
      about?
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > How about local sources for metal scrap?
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > You have rekindled my interest in entering this hobby!
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Thanks,
      > > > > > > Dave
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > --- In hobbicast@yahoogroups.com, "Lyle" <creepinogie@>
      > wrote:
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > I get mine from marshall firebrick supply in
      > Minnneapolis
      > > and
      > > > > > it's
      > > > > > > > nowhere near $4/lb. They have a website and they ship.
      > But
      > > > any
      > > > > > > major
      > > > > > > > foundry suppler is going to have it.
      > > > > > > > LL
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > --- In hobbicast@yahoogroups.com, "Jeff Anderson"
      > > > <janderson@>
      > > > > > > > wrote:
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > Location and sources please? And are you quoting
      > Bentone
      > > > or
      > > > > > > > bentonite?
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > Thanks,
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > Jeff Anderson
      > > > > > > > > Livonia, MI
      > > > > > > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > > > > > > From: mary long
      > > > > > > > > To: hobbicast@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > > > > > Sent: Friday, December 28, 2007 12:52 AM
      > > > > > > > > Subject: Re: [hobbicast] Re: PetroBond Bentone 34
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > that stuff goes for $35.00a bag here.
      > > > > > > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > > > > > > From: Jeshua Lacock
      > > > > > > > > To: hobbicast@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > > > > > Sent: Thursday, December 27, 2007 6:12 PM
      > > > > > > > > Subject: Re: [hobbicast] Re: PetroBond Bentone 34
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > On Dec 27, 2007, at 6:32 PM, Lyle wrote:
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > $4/lb? Is that right?
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > Yes thats what it says or $190 per bag....
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > Seems kind steep to me...
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > Cheers,
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > Jeshua Lacock, Owner
      > > > > > > > > <http://OpenOSX.com>
      > > > > > > > > phone: 877.240.1364
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