Re: [castinghobby] Fist chips
You should brag alot!!!
That casting is beautiful!
Glad to hear that you are
able to get back to the important
things, making chips and pounding sand.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rupert Wenig" <rwenig@...>
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Sent: Saturday, April 29, 2006 9:50 PM
Subject: [castinghobby] Fist chips
> Hi guys,
> I need to brag a bit. My new mill made it's first chips the other day
> truing up the bottom of the base for a new engine. There is a picture of
> a precarious setup to hold the block on the table. The lathe made a few
> chips the other day. That mean my shop is running on a limited basis as
> there is still lots of setting up to (benches, shelving, etc) do inside.
> Foundry area is almost ready to go too.
> The castings for this engine are being produced by some friends in
> Edmonton. The cast iron turns real nice even with C5 cutters in the face
> mill. There is no nasty crust to cut through so I was able to take cuts
> of less than 0.010" to get a smooth surface on the bottom of the base to
> use for a reference. There is a picture posted at
> <http://www.pacificsun.ca/metal.pics/Dscf0009a.jpg if you would like to
> have a look.