October 2013 Meeting Recap

October 2013 McKinstry Meeting

Program: Frank Ress – Casting Lead Weights

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Frank Ress described how to cast lead weights for nosecones and similar uses.  The presentation included demonstration how to use modelling clay to create a positive master, mixing Hydrocal plaster to prepare a mold from the clay master, and explanation how to use the completed mold to cast a custom weight.  Sources for tools and materials were suggested, and samples of completed weights were on display.

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