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==Overview==
 
==Overview==
 
This is where I'm hanging pics and info related to the furnace.
 
This is where I'm hanging pics and info related to the furnace.
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We fixed the pressure issues - it turns out that my 30psi regulator is probably lying.
  
I'm having propane pressure issues...
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NEXT UP: Sand screens for filtering the sand? I need to check with Greg...
We got it to go a little faster/hotter than the pics show by restricting the flow a bit but nothing like the YouTube videos show.
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== Links ==
 
== Links ==

Revision as of 06:31, 15 August 2012

Creator:
EnabrinTain
Status:
Melting aluminum and burning the unwary
Born On:
21:35, 5 July 2012 (CDT)
Last Updated:
06:31, 15 August 2012 (CDT)

Overview

This is where I'm hanging pics and info related to the furnace. We fixed the pressure issues - it turns out that my 30psi regulator is probably lying.

NEXT UP: Sand screens for filtering the sand? I need to check with Greg...

Links

  1. I started with Lionel's Furnace Kit
  2. I used ULTRA EXPRESS 70 from Empire Refractory in Birmingham.
  3. I am using this 60psi regulator

Pics

Hoses
Furnace with flash
Furnces w/out flash
The whole setup