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Old 11-19-2017, 08:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Ideal blank size

Have been cutting own blanks, buying blanks, will be casting as some point in the future. Also trying various kits. So here is the question; what do you consider to be the ideal blank size? I thought 3/4 x 3/4 x 5 but find som kits needing a 6 blank, and finding many using enough less than 5 to feel I am wasting the rest of the blank. What size would be ideal and the best value?

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Old 11-19-2017, 08:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I mainly cast 5" blanks in a 1" pvc tube with a 0.8" ID. I was having way too many cutoffs with 5.5" blanks, and still do with 5" but it gives me a little room to choose the best part of the blank. I have shorter tubes for single barrel pens.

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