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Old 08-23-2020, 10:21 PM
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Originally Posted by allessence View Post
Shade still waiting on more photos.
This project got shelved for now...

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Old 08-24-2020, 10:49 AM
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Bought my propane forge from JB who is on here. Mid Indiana, if you haven't met him, he is a top notch guy, full of information and suggestions. Might check with him, very reasonable, had to be I could afford it!!! Has been in use in my school shop for a couple of years and the advanced welding classes love making knives errrrr letter openers on it. It is a real workhorse.
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Old 09-02-2020, 11:29 AM
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Old 10-02-2020, 05:56 PM
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I'm going to attempt to post a video of my "D" or "mailbox" shaped forge with my burner at an angle which causes a very nice swirl and brings the work to temp very quickly and evenly. (The doors are open for filming purposes)
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Old 10-02-2020, 06:23 PM
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That is hot stuff.


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Old 11-02-2020, 01:21 PM
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I built a "Don Fogg" type verticle forge with an air assist burner.

When the forge got up to temp, it hummed like the Starship Enterprise at about Warp 9!
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Old 11-02-2020, 08:02 PM
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Looks like it will work!

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