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Old February 7, 2013, 05:06 PM   #49
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Hardcase, good advice, no argument from me on it at all.

However, my technique involves a French Fry spoon that is impossible to take away any tin or "good stuff". So I'm not wasting flux on the trash.

Here's some of my Ingot casting tools:

Starting with Wheel Weights my turkey fryer and cast iron pot:

French Fry spoon to get the trash out:

Fluxing with Gulf Wax. Yes it ignites, that's ok.

Stir and scrape the bottom and sides agressively then remove using a tea strainer. The lead goes right through it leaving the "bad stuff" in the strainer:

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