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    Building a Mini Iron Melting Furnace

    Thanks for your reply. I use a Becket burner converted to waste oil for my boiler that heats the shop and greenhouse. You're right about the flame retention head mixing the fuel air mixture in a regular furnace/boiler though. I haven't thought about the mixing in a foundry furnace but i see...
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    Building a Mini Iron Melting Furnace

    I really like what you've done here. For the burner head, I see you have the ends slit and twisted somewhat to create a flame retention head. Is there a blower you use or just the compressed air?
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    New Washington member

    I've been thinking that a mill attachment might be a good idea for these small builds. Thoughts?
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    New Washington member

    The miniature steam has always interested me but my skill level needs to get better before I tackle something like that.
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    New Washington member

    Thanks for the info. I have it figured out now.
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    New Washington member

    I can't seem to figure out how the lead screw attaches to the gear. There are holes in the drive gear but only a keyway in the lead screw. No keyway in the drive gear.
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    looking for advice on a boiler project

    I built a hot water boiler using pipes in front of the flame source. With this I heat my shop and greenhouse. What are your intentions with this project?
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    New Washington member

    Greetings from SE Washington Kennewick area. New to the forum and looking for tips and advice about Atlas 10F
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