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    Nice. But the one thing i was hoping to see you didnt show, the melting of the lead.

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    Nice project. I may have to make one.

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    The first pile of scrap lead would have been fine had you used the same principle of heating it up in a crucible and add a little candle wax while heating. The scum would then float on the top which you can scoop off with a spoon before pouring.


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