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Date Posted: - Sunday - 10/16/11 - 8:32pm
Author: Paul M31 #106 NJ
Subject: You could braze repair the cracked piece
In reply to: Ryan 's message, "Help! Need a cranze iron for Mariner 40 ASAP." on - Saturday - 10/15/11 - 6:52pm

If done correctly, a brazed repair will hold better than the original material. Where you get into trouble is taking something to someone who really doesn't understand the process and either underheats the base metal resulting in little to no capilary attraction, or overheats causing a heat affected zone that will produce micro fractures.

Make sure you have it done by someone who knows how to.

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[> Video of Shalimar just before the problems -- Jared Kibele, - Tuesday - 12/13/11 - 8:32pm


Shalimar and Architeuthis (M31 #9) both made it to New Zealand okay after Ryan cleverly jury rigged his cranse iron. I figured I'd post the link to the video to see if any revived interest might result in a cranse iron for Shalimar...

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