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Neycraft Spincaster Set-Up & Casting Video
This video from Rio Grande shows the centrifugal casting process using the Neycraft Spincaster casting machine. Step-by-step instructions are given, including: mounting the machine; installing the crucible; winding the machine; installing the flask; cocking the arm; releasing the handle; centrifugal force casting -- it is recommended that these steps be practiced first without molten metal to get comfortable with the process. Seasoning a new crucible is also discussed. Finally, an actual casting is shown.