metal shaper casting

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steve70
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metal shaper casting

Post by steve70 » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:45 pm

I have a 6 x 18 craftsman metal lathe. I would like to trade for castings to build a gingery shaper. thank you. steve c. 8)

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Re: metal shaper casting

Post by steamin10 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 5:50 am

I saw your original post. It took me some time to respond. I think there are 5 major pcs to this small project. Do you have the weight in aluminum castings material to cover it? Bell housings, wheels or similar auto parts of fairly clean metal? I do most of my casting in Petro.. I have larger flasks from a commercial foundry, and use a #16 crucible. I need an excuse to drag out my equipment and finish its setup. . Contact me on the personal message board here and we can talk some.
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Re: metal shaper casting

Post by WJH » Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:42 am

You could melt down your craftsman lathe?


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