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That's a lot of charcoal!
 
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Please give some info on why your using charcoal for your forge ? Cost vs coal or maybe you can't get coal at all near by ? I'm always in amazment as I watch people work with hot metals and sand casting I've seen done . Great stuff !
 
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Alc ,

1;charcoal is free to me as i use a stove 1/2 the year from Autumn to spring

2;im not going to try & find coal or coke out lets a round here , be to expensive & scarce

i have never done sand casting yet though , but will eventually try , got a cousin that's a boiler maker that's done sand casting

maybe he will guide me a bit on it
 

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See for me I forget that coal mines aren't all over the place lol. You can buy at a lumber yard a few miles from my house , I used to go there with my pickup run on their scale and load it myself when we had a coal stove in the house . Pennsylvania Anthracite , a hard coal , Al
 
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