Free scrap metal

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smittex
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Free scrap metal

Postby smittex » Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:08 am

This was once a gazebo that the snow broke. Can anyone use it? I think its aluminum... Otherwise its going into the recycling bin.
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darus67
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Re: Free scrap metal

Postby darus67 » Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:16 am

I'm tempted to say bring it because it would make raw material for aluminum casting, assuming it is aluminum.
Unfortunately my foundry isn't ready, yet, so this stuff would just sit around in the way.

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Re: Free scrap metal

Postby mmessano » Tue Mar 27, 2012 11:31 am

I say bring it in. An induction furnace is high on my priority list right now.

I've been looking over the schematics on this site: http://webpages.charter.net/dawill/tmor ... Heat1.html . I am hardly the one to vet the design but it certainly looks like something we could start from.

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Free scrap metal

Postby Odegard » Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:32 am

I say wait until after the faire.


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