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38322Gingery mill: was Re: [hobbicast] Re: PetroBond Bentone 34

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  • Rupert
    Jan 2, 2008
      Hello Dave,
      I built the mill a few years ago. I strongly suggest to use ZA12
      instead of aluminum for the mill castings. Might cost a little more
      though as ZA12 is hard to find in scrap form. The advantage is ZA12
      dampens vibrations much like cast iron does but melts at a much lower
      temperature than cast iron.


      Dave wrote:
      > Nothing for me yet, my plan is Aluminum. Really like to attempt
      > making the Gingery Mill. Now I just have to determine how to make my
      > first foundry/furnace.
      > Dave

      Rupert Wenig
      Camrose, Alberta, Canada.

      email: rwenig2@...

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