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Re: [hobbicast] Re: More patterns

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  • Leon Risenhoover
    we (my daughter and I) have cast it and it turned out so so I think it needed a little more heat it was kind of lumpy when we poured I sanded it a little bit
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 1, 2005
      we (my daughter and I) have cast it and it turned out so so I think it
      needed a little more heat it was kind of lumpy when we poured I sanded it a
      little bit before the picture they are in the casting folder here
      http://community.webshots.com/user/lrisen
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      To: <hobbicast@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, January 31, 2005 12:53 PM
      Subject: [hobbicast] Re: More patterns


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      > Let us know how that 85 3 5's alloy works.
      >
      > Lyle
      >
      > --- In hobbicast@yahoogroups.com, Leon Risenhoover <lrisen@d...>
      > wrote:
      > > Now that I have solved the current problems with my petrobond
      > (simple condensation) by placing a burner under the muller and
      > heating it. it is amazing watching it mull very dry mix until the
      > moisture is driven off and it comes to life.
      > > this weekend I started making patterns for bearing journals for the
      > loco. the rough casting will be 2.75 X 3.75 X 2 and cast out of 85-5-
      > 5-5 (copper, tin, lead,zinc). they will be cast in pairs (2 per mold)
      > so I will make 8 melts to cast the 16 main driver journals. unlike
      > the wheel patterns which were loose patterns I will mount these to a
      > match plate although the entire mould will be in the drag so to gain
      > a little experience in a split pattern.
      > > Leon in Luther
      > >
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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