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    That gives me flash backs to a previous life. Had a few go up in the day.
    Green sand molding, a bit of a lost art these days in the commercial world.

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    Looks like they didnt have sufficient weights on that mold. You can see it float up just before the metal escapes.

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    Or perhaps the drag sand was too thin. It lifted the entire near left norner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 12bolts View Post
    Looks like they didnt have sufficient weights on that mold. You can see it float up just before the metal escapes.
    Wet sand is the cause.

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    Wet sand can cause a steam explosion and that is what this looked like to me.


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