I’ve starting running a series on my personal blog on the Saunders bob-weight spin casting machines I use at Fighting 15s. I’ve never been able to find out much about the machines, made by the now defunct N Saunders Metal Products Ltd. This is my personal experience of using them to get the best results, and the articles have been prompted by the acquisition of a second machine that needs repairing and refurbishing. Other users’ mileage may well vary.
Part 1, introducing the machine, is at: http://wp.me/p9K3f-5Q
Part 2, dealing with a personal mod to get casting pressure right, is at: http://wp.me/p9K3f-a2
Part 3 looks at repairs and refurbishment. It’s a work in progress and is at http://wp.me/p9K3f-d4
Part 4 looks at a new arrival – a virtually mint Mark V Saunders. https://orun.wordpress.com/2017/09/25/the-saunders-casting-machine-part-4-they-call-me-mister-saunders/
Part 5 will cover casting tips.
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