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Like the old song says, 4 out of 5 ain't bad.  ::D: 


Great job, the 4 that filled look great!  Even better once they're polished up I bet - looking forward to more pix.


So much for the experimental technique...  Seems to me like you'd probably have to do a bit of extra cutting to free that one from the tree anyhow.




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Those look absolutely awesome!  Great work!!!


I know how important finding the right superheat was for my tin casting, so I'm glad you're getting your superheat dialed in!

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On 3/12/2018 at 9:06 AM, TaleSpinner said:

Yesterday, I invested it and did the burnout and casting.  I did not change my burnout procedure, but when I melted the silver, I waited a whole 10 minutes after it melted for it to come up to temperature.  Sterling silver melts at 1640 deg F.  Last time ,I cast almost as soon as it was liquid, so I doubt it was much more than 1700 deg F.  This time with the 10 minute timer, It likely got all the way up to the 1780 I had the melt furnace set at.


Anyway...IT WORKED!!!!!


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