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Casting the Valve Spindle
One half of the sand mold prepared from our wood pattern.


Casting the Valve Spindle

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by MC

After several months preparing patterns for the spindle, it's core and the two end pieces they were finally delivered to a foundry in Portland. Here are a couple pictures of the sand molds prior to pouring the cast iron.

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