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Forum: Casting & Stabilization 12-22-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By Russianwolf
I can't answer these questions aparently. ...

I can't answer these questions aparently.

Last time logging in, Do Zvedania
Forum: Casual Conversation 12-12-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By Russianwolf
Bowing out of the forum. Not going to go into the...

Bowing out of the forum. Not going to go into the why.

I'll still be casting away.
Forum: Casual Conversation 12-12-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By Russianwolf
Bowing Out

I may be hard to reach around here from now on. Just won't be logging in so any PMs may go unanswered. I will still be reachable by emails.

Later.
Forum: Blank Making 12-12-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By Russianwolf
They did come out really well. If I were still...

They did come out really well. If I were still turning I woulda kept some. :tongue:




http://www.penturners.org/forum/f43/demolding-blanks-vertical-clear-tube-casting-113484/
Forum: Casting & Stabilization 12-10-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By Russianwolf
Thanks Harry, If there is one concern I have...

Thanks Harry,
If there is one concern I have on them its that I may be putting in too much leaf. they are pretty packed and I know part of the appeal is the contrast with the revese painting. I...
Forum: Casting & Stabilization 12-10-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By Russianwolf
fixed

fixed
Forum: Casting & Stabilization 12-09-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By Russianwolf
So what have I been up to?

Nothing much.

After reaching out to Don, I've started making the Metal Leaf Blanks.

Made some in Gold (immitation of course) and Copper Varigated. Need to get some Silver (Alum) and Copper Leaf...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 12-09-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 698
Posted By Russianwolf
GO TIGERS!!!!!!!! Hoping for a great game...

GO TIGERS!!!!!!!!

Hoping for a great game against the Buckeyes
Forum: Penturning 12-09-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By Russianwolf
If they are the resin savers with the intergrated...

If they are the resin savers with the intergrated plugs (not the ones with the plugs that you insert), I had an issue where the plugs broke off. The issue is that the plugs are made independently...
Forum: Penturning 12-09-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,236
Posted By Russianwolf
The enamel that they use is enamel paint (similar...

The enamel that they use is enamel paint (similar to the car industry). Any ridge that is painted will be thinner than the flat areas (bodyshops never sand a ridge, they will sand up to the ridge,...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 12-09-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By Russianwolf
She shouldn't feel guilty for wanting a beautiful...

She shouldn't feel guilty for wanting a beautiful Gilt pen.

Nice job.
Forum: Casting & Stabilization 12-08-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,471
Posted By Russianwolf
Another follow up I had gunked up one of my...

Another follow up

I had gunked up one of my cups with dried resin. Forgot to clean it after use, so it had a thin to medium layer of resin all over the inside. thin enough to be flexible on the...
Forum: Casual Conversation 12-08-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By Russianwolf
Snow in WV 2013

We'd like to thank our friends in the north and westr for sending us a much needed white blanket. 4 inches and counting here.



Don't know if these links will work, but giving it a try
...
Forum: Blank Making 12-08-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By Russianwolf
That's an interesting solution. I am going to...

That's an interesting solution. I am going to have to try that. I have some UHMW that I think will work for making the plugs.[/QUOTE]

It works really well for one off experiments. For production...
Forum: Blank Making 12-08-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By Russianwolf
Making a Universal pen blank mold with Easy Mold...

Making a Universal pen blank mold with Easy Mold Silicone Putty.wmv - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftuVkQMPcSY)

hint hint....
Forum: Casual Conversation 12-05-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,702
Posted By Russianwolf
What I can get will be around the ebay price...

What I can get will be around the ebay price mentioned above, so my sources are out.
Forum: Casual Conversation 12-04-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,702
Posted By Russianwolf
The only person that I know if that has been able...

The only person that I know if that has been able to get larger supplies if it is myself. I haven't imported any in a good while though. If there is some interest I can make some calls.

I can get...
Forum: Penturning 12-03-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By Russianwolf
My problem with this topic is that everything...

My problem with this topic is that everything expands and contracts with temp/humidity. Some more and some less, but everything moves.

I can make a pen that is absolutely perfect in terms of the...
Forum: Casual Conversation 11-28-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By Russianwolf
Can't do gas, no service where we are, only...

Can't do gas, no service where we are, only propane which is crazy expensive.

Insulation is needed and I'll be doing that soon I hope. Starting with the attic. Window and Doors will be next spring...
Forum: Casual Conversation 11-27-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By Russianwolf
Heating question - not shop, but whole house

Okay, so I'm tired of paying a big bill every winter even though we keep our house on the cool side (most would say cold).

The house has electric baseboard heat so about the least efficient type...
Forum: Casual Conversation 11-27-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By Russianwolf
They actually don't say "global warming" any...

They actually don't say "global warming" any longer and instead use "climate change". People started assuming it meant that the temps everywhere would rise, which isn't the case. But the general...
Forum: Casting & Stabilization 11-26-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,179
Posted By Russianwolf
Given those two choices, I'd pick Alumilite. PR I...

Given those two choices, I'd pick Alumilite. PR I will never touch again under any circumstances.

If your shop (casting area) is outdoors you may be okay either way. But if attached the fumes from...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 11-25-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By Russianwolf
Really like the shape on the cigar. That's the...

Really like the shape on the cigar. That's the shape I always shoot for myself.

I see some slight overturning on the gent. You can always build up your finish to compensate for that, but its one...
Forum: Penturning 11-25-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Russianwolf
The stretch tube is the same diameter as the Jr...

The stretch tube is the same diameter as the Jr Gent II lower barrel, but longer.
Forum: Casual Conversation 11-21-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,242
Posted By Russianwolf
Lol! I bet some are hitting google right about...

Lol! I bet some are hitting google right about now.

Edit -
And then snopes.com to find out if it's true.[/QUOTE]I went through air crew school in the Navy.... would't be the first time for me.
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