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RocksSilver

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« on: February 12, 2019, 04:37:19 pm »
Love the site, looks great! I want to start pouring and am in the infancy of starting to do this. Right now I'm figuring out what furnace to get, the tools I'll need etc. I'm trying to gather as much information as possible. I need to sell my drum set to pay for it all..well need is a strong word but it will make my wife happy :) Anyway I'm looking forward to interacting with all of you. Hopefully questions are encouraged!

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« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2019, 04:57:38 pm »
I'd get a tabletop furnace. Welcome to the group

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« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2019, 06:21:32 pm »
Yeah that is what I'm looking at. Something like this..


Unless you folks think there is something better... I welcome any and all suggestions..

Thank you for the welcome!

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« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2019, 08:05:40 pm »
Yup only I'd get the deluxe model

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« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2019, 08:37:04 am »
Well that one happens to be in my price range and the 60oz is way more than I'll ever need. But I take your meaning. Thanks!

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« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2019, 04:07:14 pm »
Deluxe ain't much more. AMD to my understanding there scrapping the other models. Deluxe fosho

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« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2019, 06:54:12 pm »
Do you have a link? TIA

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« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2019, 07:20:02 pm »
Pmc Supplies is where to go. They took over tabletop furnace co.

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« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2019, 07:20:33 am »
Thanks!

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« Reply #9 on: February 14, 2019, 11:17:31 am »
I bit the bullet and bought it. The 30oz version. Now the learning begins!

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« Reply #10 on: February 14, 2019, 05:16:03 pm »
Nice 👍

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« Reply #11 on: February 18, 2019, 11:44:02 am »
RocksSilver.. Not sure if you ordered this or not, but just a heads-up... if you plan on melting silver rounds at all, they will not fit in PMC's 60oz crucible.

Yeah that is what I'm looking at. Something like this..


Unless you folks think there is something better... I welcome any and all suggestions..

Thank you for the welcome!
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« Reply #12 on: February 18, 2019, 04:31:59 pm »
Hmm I bought the 30 oz one. I for the most part, at least initially, will be doing 1 ozers. I was thinking today that a 30oz crucible might be a little much for 1oz at a time.. Course I know nothing..

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« Reply #13 on: February 26, 2019, 08:10:36 am »
So I burned in my furnace, lots of smoke, and the crucible is smaller than I expected (30 Oz), actually the whole furnace is smaller than expected but it does get up to heat quickly. Pretty cool actually.

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« Reply #14 on: February 26, 2019, 08:16:37 am »
If it want to use larger crucibles, I've found a way to do it. Search for "specialty diamond" on eBay. They make the Hardin furnace which essentially is a clone of the Tabletop. You can order their flange.. it does require a little trim around the edges, but pretty easy to install. This will allow you to use their crucibles. All of their crucibles (1kg up to 4kg) are the same diameter. I melt 10oz bars in my 3kg... Hope this helps!
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