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Re: [castinghobby] Fist chips

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  • Jim Kreter
    Rupert, 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.
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 30 7:53 PM
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      Rupert,

      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.

      best regards,

      Jim

      Riverside, California


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Rupert Wenig" <rwenig@...>
      To: <seattle_metalheads@yahoogroups.com>; <hobbicast@yahoogroups.com>;
      <castinghobby@yahoogroups.com>
      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.
      >
      > Rupert
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