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Re: Repurposing a propane tank into casting furnace

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  • Chad M
    Excellent, And thanks for the reminder about disclaimer....
    Message 1 of 7 , Mar 28, 2011
      Excellent, And thanks for the reminder about disclaimer....

      --- In hobbicast@yahoogroups.com, "David" <superdave257@...> wrote:
      >
      > as long as you correct my misspelled words and include me in the disclamier about your not responsible for anyone that gets hurt and all that kinda stuff.
      >
      > David
      >
      > --- In hobbicast@yahoogroups.com, "Chad M" <chadnkrisie@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi David,
      > > Thanks for the quick reply. Do you mind if I quote you in the article? I'd like to include your ideas.
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In hobbicast@yahoogroups.com, "David" <superdave257@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > the easy way to remove the valve is to use a two inch wide ratchet strap and strap the tank to a telephone pole or small tree with a wedge shaped piece of wood inserted between the tank and whatever you strap it to, so that when you try to remove the valve it will roll up on the wedge adn lock itself in place.
      > > > use a pipe wrench to simply unscrew the valve after first opening it to make sure the tank is empty, if the valve is one of the new style valves remove the bleeder screw from the valve with a screw driver. the new style valves have a check valve built into them.
      > > >
      > > > If the valve protector the handle is in the way cut it off with a hack saw.
      > > >
      > > > and easier and cheaper way to do this is to go too find someone that works on water wells and offer to tank a used tank off their hands for a couple of dollars lots cheaper than a propane tank that your going to need to fuel your new furnace with.
      > > >
      > > > --- In hobbicast@yahoogroups.com, "Chad M" <chadnkrisie@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Here's an article I wrote on repurposing a propane tank into a casting furnace. I'm interested in some feedback from the group. I plan on writing some followup articles in the next few weeks to cover the rest of the design... Any suggestions will be gladly accepted.
      > > > >
      > > > > http://www.toolboxforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=68&t=46
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
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