I buy ladles for casting metal, online. Never thought of a restaurant supply.So I didn’t get as early of a start today but I did score two buckets of assorted wheel weight scrap.
funny story: I started off strong, was able to sort out the 2/3rds of the “pewter” I have bought from Savers. I then began to melt the quality pewter I had and got it to melt quickly and started to pour little coins into mini muffin tins. Then I went back for the second pour and the laddle was missing half the scoop. It had melted And I foolishly let the rest of it to melt into the pot. Now I am Laddleless and the molten mix is thicker like cottage cheese.
im now being driven by my GF to get a legit laddle from a Legit Restaurant supply store. I don’t know what was in that ladel but the nice shiny pewter I had going is now a grey cottage cheese. It still stirs so I’m not sure what’s up w that. unless I get some good replies in next half hour I’m Just going to set aside the pewter and move onto my range scrap.
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Bad pewter (
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I was able to get that to melt and get the glass bottom out Intact before any glass broke
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dreaded RWP logo is very prominent on this piece, many others are not pressed so far in:
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this is before the laddle melted into the mix:
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Yeah man. Be careful with that RWP sh*t. If you already bought it, put it to good use, throw it at a liberal or something.
Maybe melt it separate to everything and cast some bullets from it, see how they shoot.