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  1. Thread: Gold intro

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    So much carbon dioxide being produced from the...

    So much carbon dioxide being produced from the sugar wash a standard water lock could not handle the gas being generated so i had to improvise as it turned out discovered that the geese love...
  2. Thread: Copper Parting

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    The background noise is from someone using the...

    The background noise is from someone using the pressure washer to clean off mud on one of the large tractors.

    I did 30 of these ballast transformers in the hydraulic press.

    In part 2 I press...
  3. Thread: Copper Parting

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    Sil-Fos 15 is the preferred alloy for general...

    Sil-Fos 15 is the preferred alloy for general copper-copper brazing; the phosphorous in the Sil-Fos family serves as a fluxing agent, no flux is recommended. Sil-Fos 15 is the best alloy to use...
  4. Thread: Copper Parting

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    Silver solder alloys contain phosphorus, the...

    Silver solder alloys contain phosphorus, the copper parting cell converts this to a sulfide.


    https://youtu.be/_sfg7gTwULM?t=5
  5. Thread: Copper Parting

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    Old dog new trick, modified my home made slide...

    Old dog new trick, modified my home made slide hammer by adding a bump for the hammer to hit on the down stroke, the bolt on the end pushed the copper out and should the bolt doing the push get...
  6. Thread: Copper Parting

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    On the morning of September 10th I had 2.5 pounds...

    On the morning of September 10th I had 2.5 pounds of copper harvested, September 14th morning harvest I now have 4 pounds.

    Several issues noted, as the silver becomes available it deposits onto...
  7. Thread: Copper Parting

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    Have not used my Induction furnace for a couple...

    Have not used my Induction furnace for a couple of years went to use it yesterday afternoon to find its not working. For the most part the furnace is well constructed but the placement of this small...
  8. Thread: Copper Parting

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    Interesting discovery, the magnetic motor start...

    Interesting discovery, the magnetic motor start switch contacts are sandwiched with iron and a copper backing which made them magnetic. You can see where the acid etched between the iron and the...
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    I use a hammer mill, but you can search google...

    I use a hammer mill, but you can search google patents for drawings.

    https://patents.google.com/patent/US4161296A/en

    Patent Citations (4)

    Publication number ...
  10. Thread: Copper Parting

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    The silver contacts brazed onto an iron base are...

    The silver contacts brazed onto an iron base are soaking in a dilute sulfuric acid, once the solution has become saturated with iron ferrous sulfate crystals drop out as the solution cools down.

    A...
  11. Thread: Copper Parting

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    Another example, plenty of silver solder on this...

    Another example, plenty of silver solder on this joint.

    https://i.postimg.cc/pTZn0wWR/20210910-185530.jpg
  12. Thread: Copper Parting

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    Top image shows the distribution of the silver...

    Top image shows the distribution of the silver solder which is common on most joints.

    One issue is the copper sulfate in solution's is not being replaced fast enough, when this happens the plated...
  13. Thread: Copper Parting

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    I have not melted to copper pieces into a solid...

    I have not melted to copper pieces into a solid anode instead have them placed in a pile near the lead anode, also throttled the voltage back to 1.9 volts 7;5 amps hoping to get a better tighter...
  14. Thread: Copper Parting

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    First harvest. ...

    First harvest.

    https://i.postimg.cc/vmGMF7nK/20210906-093932.jpg
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    This isn't going to age well.

    This isn't going to age well.
  16. Thread: Copper Parting

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    Working with a larger parting cell. ...

    Working with a larger parting cell.


    https://youtu.be/d5bQOQgHQzc
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    The gold refining forum is free and it's mostly...

    The gold refining forum is free and it's mostly about e-waste. Read the book first book below so your on the same page as the other forum members.
    https://goldrefiningforum.com/

    ...
  18. This thead is a question - The gold refining forum is free and it's mostly...

    The gold refining forum is free and it's mostly about e-waste. Read the book first book below so your on the same page as the other forum members.
    https://goldrefiningforum.com/

    ...
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    this thread has pictures - By the looks of most of those they would pass...

    By the looks of most of those they would pass inspection.
  20. Thread: Summer of 2021

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    Float. Pulverized rock couple of drops diesel...

    Float.

    Pulverized rock couple of drops diesel fuel and lots of liquid laundry detergent.

    https://i.postimg.cc/mrPy4fLK/ffloat.png
  21. Thread: Hi everyone

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    This thead is a question - Google. many old fire doors built in the 60's,...

    Google.

    many old fire doors built in the 60's, 70's, 80's and possibly some in the 90's contain asbestos.
  22. Thread: Summer of 2021

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    https://i.postimg.cc/YCcVdH5Q/bacon.png

    https://i.postimg.cc/YCcVdH5Q/bacon.png
  23. Thread: Summer of 2021

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    A&W Brandon MB, July 29th 2021 ...

    A&W Brandon MB, July 29th 2021

    https://i.postimg.cc/fLKrnp1H/AandW.png

    https://i.postimg.cc/Pfp297zy/A7W.png
  24. Thread: Summer of 2021

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    Rod in Hedley BC has a junk store set up as a...

    Rod in Hedley BC has a junk store set up as a tourist attraction one room is set up with black light the sculptures are made from scrap metal. No admission to get in he charges to get out.

    ...
  25. Thread: Summer of 2021

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    https://i.postimg.cc/ZKHPMfXW/crack.jpg

    https://i.postimg.cc/ZKHPMfXW/crack.jpg
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