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    Quote Originally Posted by oxracer View Post
    Ha! I wish. ������
    Thats alright me still have Mike Moore Ex NZ prime minister and chair of WTO framemaker plus a fairly famous Hollywood film producer



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    Finally a concrete expert turned up at my place. Furnace is poured, now we wait, three weeks to dry apparently. Concrete mixer was my father's, father's mixer, older than me! It's been sitting in Claire's garden as a feature for more than ten years. Pluged it in and away it went, built old days proper.
    A 240V winch with a pendant turned up a few weeks ago, free, so it's starting to happen. At last!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flettner View Post
    Finally a concrete expert turned up at my place. Furnace is poured, now we wait, three weeks to dry apparently. Concrete mixer was my father's, father's mixer, older than me! It's been sitting in Claire's garden as a feature for more than ten years. Pluged it in and away it went, built old days proper.
    A 240V winch with a pendant turned up a few weeks ago, free, so it's starting to happen. At last!
    So what was the castable refractory you ended up using Neil.



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    This stuff.
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    I was watching a green sand casting the otherday for ductile cast iron with greensand just before they put the cope and drag and core together they sprayed on a coating which was then set on fire to be burnt off it was claimed to improve the surface fnish i suspect it also added carbon to stop it sticking a bit of searching leads me to believe the ingredients are mainly alcohol some bentonite ?
    Anyone know what it is?



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    Some sort of ceramic paint on stuff. Paint on then set fire to it, burns off leaving a smooth surface behind. Not really nessasary I think for what we do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flettner View Post
    Some sort of ceramic paint on stuff. Paint on then set fire to it, burns off leaving a smooth surface behind. Not really nessasary I think for what we do.
    Yip but this one was spray, burns like a good-un



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    managed to get the inner mold out. Take the spacer out and shrink the ring with a giant vice grip. Two weels and five days to go.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flettner View Post
    managed to get the inner mold out. Take the spacer out and shrink the ring with a giant vice grip. Two weels and five days to go.
    Looking good! - Inner former done the same way mine was, except mine was slightly more puny!

    Very impressive job!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flettner View Post
    managed to get the inner mold out. Take the spacer out and shrink the ring with a giant vice grip. Two weels and five days to go.
    https://www.kiwibiker.co.nz/forums/s...w-bike!/page15



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