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    Too heavy to be aluminum,

    Found two of these heavy white metal elec parts?,could this be coated brass? Drilled and ground on one and now even more confused,tan under, not brass brown,non magnetic.



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    Pictures please?

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    Pictures please?
    either that or a better description,,,
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    I don't think he can post a picture with his first post on the forum.
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    I have found die cast zinc casings on some electronics.
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    I cant post a pic, wheres the option?

    Is it because i'm on a phone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by davo View Post
    I cant post a pic, wheres the option?

    Is it because i'm on a phone?
    That option opens up after 5 posts, but a good description might help us. My crystal ball's not working so good.

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    Octagon shape about 2.5 inch across, 7 inches long, holes drilled along side, hole drilled thru long ways, one side is hollowed out about a third of the way up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by davo View Post
    [IMG]file:///C:/Users/User/Pictures/TempImage1359338296628.jpg[/IMG]
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    Quote Originally Posted by Filthy View Post
    I have found die cast zinc casings on some electronics.
    probably this. my yard currently pays 20 cents/lb.

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    Not magnetic, tan-colored. Heavy. Have you tried a "spark test"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mick View Post
    Not magnetic, tan-colored. Heavy. Have you tried a "spark test"?
    Yes, hence the grindin mark, no spark, came off like a white powder.

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    Quote Originally Posted by davo View Post
    Yes, hence the grindin mark, no spark, came off like a white powder.
    You sure it's not that really hard plastic (forget what it's called)?

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    I'm thinking that's the really expensive rare metal from Homeous Interiorous, or Pierione Oneolgna..... very expensive Kentucky Chrome Painted Ceramic. Some of that stuff can go for 5 bucks a lb!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gangel View Post
    I'm thinking that's the really expensive rare metal from Homeous Interiorous, or Pierione Oneolgna..... very expensive Kentucky Chrome Painted Ceramic. Some of that stuff can go for 5 bucks a lb!!!!
    If that's supposed to be a joke, I don't get it...

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    It's painted ceramic... like painted brass statues... it probably held flowers, or little metal "arms" in the holes. You see a lot of this stuff at the second hand shops/ Goodwill's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gangel View Post
    It's painted ceramic... like painted brass statues... it probably held flowers, or little metal "arms" in the holes. You see a lot of this stuff at the second hand shops/ Goodwill's.
    But he said it was from electronics? So I'm not sure about the flowers


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