Probably good advice, the cool quench part. Quenching too hot is
a common fault. We don’t do it with fabricated stg pieces. I wait
about 15min before quenching a flask. Trouble it, the
investment’s not shocked off of the castings, and it takes a bit
of work with a bamboo skewer to clean it up. Others will say use
Or better yet (if you have one or can afford one) a bead
blaster!!! It really makes VERY SHORT WORK of cleaning
investment casted pieces. Keep the air pressure as low as
possible and blast only til cleaned. silver comes out firescale
less and gold is just good and clean. Try it you will LOVE it.
No detail loss if common sense is used as to pressure and dwell
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