461KG Massive Motor Melt Down - Scrapyard Search - ASMR Metal Melting - BigStackD Trash To Treasure

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bigstackD Casting

bigstackD Casting

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Hey there everyone Its finally here the 1 million sub Massive Motor Melt Down. This was a brutal breakdown and my hands feel like they have been through a grinder but after a long week of Breaking Melting and Editing its definitely all worth it. A touch under the 30KG mark of pure copper from this big motor which im pretty happy about as i guessed i would only get about 25KG. Now I know this is a super long video but i had well over 9 hours of footage i compressed down to 34 minutes. I hope you do enjoy the longer video today , Now sit back and take a load off for half an hour and check out this Scrapyard found Massive motor melt.
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472KG Massive Motor Melt Down - Scrapyard Search - ASMR Metal Melting - BigStackD Trash To Treasure

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bigstackD Casting
bigstackD Casting 4 חודשים לפני
Hey guys it’s finally here, my biggest motor melt down yet. I apologise for the extended video as there’s a heap of melting and pouring involved but it was definitely worth doing for sure , thanks again to everyone who help me get to the 1 million now let’s see if I can get to 2🤔🤞🏻. I hope everyone has a great weekend BSafe and I’ll see you all soon, and thanks again👋🏻😀
r scott carlson
r scott carlson 3 ימים לפני
But I don't think 2 mil will be at home
Dan Hammond
Dan Hammond 4 ימים לפני
Love the long videos.
Yadira Jones
Yadira Jones 13 ימים לפני
SO I NEED THATS ALL CUPPER IN ECUADOR........!!!
TexasRailfan2008
TexasRailfan2008 20 ימים לפני
Love your vids!
Blox117
Blox117 21 יום לפני
why are you melting down these beautiful motors instead of testing them out? what a piece of shit
christraven
christraven 4 חודשים לפני
We all know the truth, BigstackD: everything up to this point was just a means to justify buying that giant air hammer.
Paprika Sosu
Paprika Sosu 18 ימים לפני
@Atakan Kodalak aynen öyle her şey parlıyor aynen öyle
RefleX
RefleX 18 ימים לפני
I had a feeling.
Ben Scoles
Ben Scoles חודש לפני
@Willard I once used a 90 or 100 lb jack hammer, and said the same thing,
Kevin Privet
Kevin Privet 2 חודשים לפני
@Youspoonybard1 Not really ya shoulders, but ya balls want to leave home.
Ilija Pilipovic
Ilija Pilipovic 2 חודשים לפני
@Oil Burner AEG is older then this no name bull shit subscriber. Europe rules.
Ben Scoles
Ben Scoles חודש לפני
I enjoy the tear downs about as much as I like to admire the growth of that cache of metal , good work
GamerLoggos
GamerLoggos 28 ימים לפני
I love how you can see the true copper color in the sunlight even as it pours. It's quite beautiful.
Matt
Matt 3 ימים לפני
I was thinking the same!
Phil B
Phil B 14 שעות לפני
I enjoyed how the fire changed coming out of the top of the forge. I wonder, can you tell simply by looking at the flames if the copper is melted or not? Very interesting
Cookie
Cookie 13 ימים לפני
Hey there, just wanted to say I have just started scrapping and I am so impressed by your video's and the way that they are done, love your wok.
Shane Kirk
Shane Kirk 8 ימים לפני
I second that. Nascent scrapper myself, just starting to get into making videos of practical, shareable, Watchable KnOwLeDgE!¡!¡ .......and you sir, are an inspiration. Keep up the great work!
Cash CoinTurning SRP
Cash CoinTurning SRP 3 חודשים לפני
Well working I loved the way you did
阿弥陀佛
阿弥陀佛 24 ימים לפני
😀
Beyond Birthday
Beyond Birthday 26 ימים לפני
When you were putting the melted copper into the bars, it looked so nice, just a nice touch
D Hawthorne
D Hawthorne 2 חודשים לפני
You need to look into getting an induction furnace. They are really fast for most metals and would give you the option of making some cast iron as well.
Howard B Bailey
Howard B Bailey 2 חודשים לפני
I'm glad I found this. I've never seen this done before. I like the brickwork on your driveway. I'm thinking I'd like to try something like this to cover my oily mess.
Nicholas Hall
Nicholas Hall שעה לפני
Those copper pours in the sunshine are insanely beautiful!
Jason Lock
Jason Lock 3 חודשים לפני
Let’s all hear it for bigstackD. Think about all the time he spends on breaking these old motors down. Not just this big one, he spends time on all motors he disassembles. All for the enjoyment of us. So that we loyal viewers can watch this metal melting god do his work. So big hands for bigstackD. Congrats on the one million subs
Tyson Hayter
Tyson Hayter 22 ימים לפני
@bigstackD Casting lol if the cops can even be bothered following up. Most thefts go uninvestigated let alone prosecuted
charles Whitlock
charles Whitlock 2 חודשים לפני
Soo cool buddy
Palgary
Palgary 2 חודשים לפני
@bigstackD Casting ok
big 502 chevy
big 502 chevy 2 חודשים לפני
Yep, yep.. hear hear.. and he will give you advice when asked much appreciated .. thanks bigstackedD...."fellow aussie"
Extrascript662
Extrascript662 3 חודשים לפני
@Jesus is LORD nah I’m good
HermanatorPC
HermanatorPC חודש לפני
impeccable attention to detail!! no talking = ASMR . great video. you've earned my like and sub
Don Carson
Don Carson 2 חודשים לפני
Many years ago my dad and I used to do stuff like this, He taught me lot about the scrap metal business. God bless him... brings back super memories... I love the feeling of pulling out great chunks of copper cable.. Its a bit like gold fever..Ha ha. Great video thanks. I recon in total about 20.5 Kilos.
Eric Slagle
Eric Slagle 12 ימים לפני
I've dealt with these motors through out my life. What a shame to see it melted down, but great video
Critical Bill
Critical Bill 2 חודשים לפני
great video. I like that you present a copper value and cost of gas in different currencies and I was surprise to see even PLN. Thank You
icondonnied
icondonnied 4 חודשים לפני
Hey BigStack! I used to work in a motor repair shop. The way we pulled the windings out of a motor that size was to use an air chisel to cut one of the ends off the winding, then use a flame wand to burn off all the varnish. The coils would just pull out of the other end. Lot less messy.
Doug Ankrum
Doug Ankrum 15 ימים לפני
@Michael Szczys Big, bigger, really big.....back in about 1965 I worked in a motor repair shop. We had a couple stators like this that you could stand up in...when they were laying on their side...came from a Sugar Beet refinery...
Michael Szczys
Michael Szczys 15 ימים לפני
He would love to see the scrap copper wire bins big enough to put that motor inside of , he would love to see them when they are full. Enough copper wire to cast a copper V8 engine block.
Michael Szczys
Michael Szczys 15 ימים לפני
Where I work building large motors like this one he would love to see
Yay KRUSER
Yay KRUSER 2 חודשים לפני
@dale maloney yeah, idk, im skeptic too..
dale maloney
dale maloney 2 חודשים לפני
@Yay KRUSER what about the smoke? fire dept would be sitting there within five minutes!
Richard Nightingale
Richard Nightingale 2 חודשים לפני
Nice and clean. Very well organized. A real professional. Cheers my man!
Dean Grein
Dean Grein 9 ימים לפני
Man, that is a SHEET load of copper!! No wonder it weighed so much!! Love all your videos and keep them coming!! How come you never melt the CU dust at the same time?
Louw Claassens
Louw Claassens 22 שעות לפני
Btw, ever consider cleaning copper casts in hot citric acid solution instead of wire brushing?. 10% by weight should do.
ZeltraBBX
ZeltraBBX 2 חודשים לפני
saw the thumbnail for this video so i just decided to watch it and my god was it worth watching, just so interesting watching it all melt and to then realize that your from WA!! You've earned my subscription !! what a legend!
Vinnie Vassiliou
Vinnie Vassiliou 4 חודשים לפני
Honestly i am extremly happy that you've surpassed your 1m subs goal, its been an honour to watch you grow since i started watching when you only had 2 shelves full😊 and it will continue to be an honour to watch you creep towards the 1tonn mark😋 keep doing you BigstackD🤙🏼❤
johnphilip Borja
johnphilip Borja 2 חודשים לפני
Icilkalambuay
pedro pedrohan
pedro pedrohan 3 חודשים לפני
@martin edeards ok
martin edeards
martin edeards 3 חודשים לפני
@MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN or he could sell them to us as novelties
martin edeards
martin edeards 3 חודשים לפני
@pedro pedrohan start over
pedro pedrohan
pedro pedrohan 3 חודשים לפני
@Clint Doolittle ok
COMPOUNDCOLLECTIVE
COMPOUNDCOLLECTIVE 18 ימים לפני
Interesting. I never seen someone recycling an electric motor this way. We use to simply burn off the field coils. We did motors as heavy as 6000 pounds. We had a furnace but never melted copper.
Azliram ELIAS DA SILVA
Azliram ELIAS DA SILVA חודש לפני
Excelente trabalho. Vídeos gratificantes de assistir, traz uma paz de espírito. Continue assim, garimpando metais preciosos...
Вадим Журавель
Вадим Журавель 21 יום לפני
I have
Anime Red
Anime Red חודש לפני
What an incredible melt this was. It was soo good this is the Third time I have come back and watched this video. Congratulations again on your 1 million Subs, and Currently 1.11M when I Rewatched this again. I even turned off my adblocking for this 😀
warley lincoln
warley lincoln 25 ימים לפני
Top demais ... parabens =)
Mike of Indy
Mike of Indy 4 חודשים לפני
My goodness. That was very labor intensive. Makes me proud that I subbed to you. Thanks for another great video
Vendetta
Vendetta 3 חודשים לפני
The editing,recording would be as just has labour intensive as the actual work.
blue
blue 3 חודשים לפני
we love you bigstack! also how much was that motor?
Jonathan Cardy
Jonathan Cardy חודש לפני
Have you thought of using a heat exchanger with those furnaces? I suspect you could save a lot of gas if you used the gas coming out to heat the air going in.
Jakob Cherek
Jakob Cherek 13 ימים לפני
What do you do with all the metal you get from this stuff? And does it cost anything to get those motors? I've always wanted to do something like this
vincent vaotuua
vincent vaotuua חודש לפני
Great video buddy, thoroughly enjoyed it especially the corona break.
vado575
vado575 חודש לפני
mad respect man! gonna go into the foundry business myself also. just discovered your content today and subscribed! greetings from the U.S mate
bigstackD Casting
bigstackD Casting חודש לפני
👊🏻🍻🍻🍻😁
Skary Bunny
Skary Bunny 3 חודשים לפני
This guy is definitely a dragon and we’re lucky enough to see his hoard.
Daniel Fischer
Daniel Fischer 2 חודשים לפני
The real nest egg is his bank account now that his channel has snowballed.
Dak Phenom
Dak Phenom 3 חודשים לפני
His back up plan is secured.
C.J. Cleveland
C.J. Cleveland 3 חודשים לפני
@Jesse Kearsley That supprised me, too. Can you imagine what he coulda gotten out of that? 🤔
Ashton Payne
Ashton Payne 3 חודשים לפני
his hobby is definitely like dice goblin behavior
MAGGOT VOMIT
MAGGOT VOMIT 3 חודשים לפני
@Jesse Kearsley I thought the exact same thing.
MICHAEL BARNETT
MICHAEL BARNETT 11 ימים לפני
Nice video thanks. Congrats on the 1M. Thats a big motor. Very tough to separate. Ive recycled smaller ones. Im working with 180kg of silver plated copper wire now. Should I pour all into molds or let the melt freeze in the crucible and just replace the crucible? The silver will sink to the bottom of the melt. Foundrys use a 4 stair step refining pour, Advice?
Martin Mizner
Martin Mizner 18 שעות לפני
Can we all agree that speeded up sound of hammer is absolutely satisfying?
Max Graham
Max Graham 2 חודשים לפני
Epic melt! Any combination of copper and/or the puppies has my attention Edit: the cost tracking of fuel was a neat bonus
slavick
slavick 2 חודשים לפני
Автор, спасибо за интересное видео! Несколько замечаний (от человека, который в СССР, будучи ребенком, сдавал медь в 1993-1995 г., и даже купил себе на вырученные деньги мотоцикл): 1. При обрезке медного провода болгаркой (AEG) , вы теряете много меди (copper dust - это лишь малая часть что вы компенсировали от потерь ). 2. Достаточно острым (или заточенным) зубилом сбить (срезать) одну из "корон" кабеля мотора (при этом пыли и потерь меди почти не будет). 3. Потом с другой стороны мотора, с помощью монтировки или домкрата, вытягиваем "П" образные фрагменты медной проводки (это практически 0% потери меди). Попробуйте пожалуйста этот метод. Это быстро и без потери металла.
Shane Kirk
Shane Kirk 8 ימים לפני
You said Total time, with editing, probably the most time consuming portion, was a week. How many hours total went into getting the copper to its final state, from a value to time ratio, equaling a final dollar per hour rate ( yes, I'm in Alaska, USA)? I have the option to recycle motors like this whole here. It's just under a dollar per pound though, compared to 4.50ish per for the copper. Is it worth breaking it down? What was your final hourly rate of profit? Thanks so much for the vid mate, very well put together, well done! Looking forward to seeing more!
Richard Varga
Richard Varga 16 ימים לפני
That's what I thought too. I repaired motors the way you did it and It's much easier.
Bahrom Mamadaliev
Bahrom Mamadaliev 23 ימים לפני
Мы тоже также делали. В мет комбинате нерабочие двигатели разбирали на медь 90+ года,зубило, молоток и монтировкой норм так можно разобрать на перекуре) только текстолит трудно было выбивать из канавок, потом собирали корпуса движков обратно и как бы ничего не случилось на место ставили, всё равно их потом пускали в печь на плавку. Бывало вагонами даже привозили таких движков на металлолом.
Bryan Kay
Bryan Kay 2 חודשים לפני
@Marty Foster no its good advice. This guy would be very good in a lab
Marty Foster
Marty Foster 2 חודשים לפני
@slavick That is ridiculous... I've never seen a moose that big, and I bet you haven't either!
Adam Montgomery
Adam Montgomery 3 חודשים לפני
That trick where you put bolts inside where you were chiseling the housing apart was crucial. Don't want that to spring back and bite your fingers off!
JAMES.D.
JAMES.D. 3 חודשים לפני
I did like that trick!!
Davi Jorge
Davi Jorge 3 חודשים לפני
deixa de ser ladrão cara.
Dmitry Belugin
Dmitry Belugin 2 חודשים לפני
Damn, copper crystallization is looking good. Nice videos btw, it's nice to watch a man who knows what he is doing.
into the ether
into the ether 2 ימים לפני
I can tell you how we get the winding out. When we rewind a motor we cut one end of the winding off with a chisel. An angle grinder is good too if you don't want to reuse the stator. Then we turn the stator over with the remaining half of the winding pointing up, we heat the stator up so the varnish gets soft and pull one coil after another out. This stator would be empty in 1 - 1.5 hours.
typhoon2245
typhoon2245 2 חודשים לפני
Right off the bat, two things popped into my head, nice job protecting the drive way (though at the end you didn't like it) and what do your neighbors think when a truck drops off like that? This may be my late night watch channel.
Mike
Mike חודש לפני
Love your work mate
Hannibal Shade
Hannibal Shade 4 חודשים לפני
The irony of working in a foundry and then I come home and watch these all night... Lol.
anisnej10
anisnej10 חודש לפני
@XY Indoshark ohhh mb
Kevin Mencer
Kevin Mencer 3 חודשים לפני
That's work. This is fun. I work at a restaurant, but that doesn't stop me from watching cooking shows.
Natron FatuMallafalla
Natron FatuMallafalla 3 חודשים לפני
Didn't get the likes he was goin for
‍1marcelfilms
‍1marcelfilms 3 חודשים לפני
How horrible
Hannibal Shade
Hannibal Shade 3 חודשים לפני
@Travis Cassaday It's funny because I hate my job but find this so relaxing.
Hector Gacha
Hector Gacha 2 חודשים לפני
I have seen many metal melting and can definitely say the way you melt cannot be replicated by anyone ever a true legend in metal melting
Marcus Jay
Marcus Jay 2 חודשים לפני
I'm really intrigued to know how much you paid for the motor and how much everything is worth at the end. Is it a decent profit margin? If profitable at all? 🤔
Tony Mahlum
Tony Mahlum חודש לפני
I imagine just the crane delivery of it cost more than the end value
Amanda
Amanda 2 חודשים לפני
He's mentioned on other past videos that this isn't profitable - I think he said about a year ago maybe he paid $10 - $20 per kg. He only makes a profit because of the views. It's solely a hobby (or was before it became a sizable monetary stream for ILpost)
Nick S
Nick S 2 חודשים לפני
It's not 30KG of copper at scrapper is $300 at best. And that's without accounting for the input costs. What can a blue collar skilled man in the first world earn for a day of hard work? More than that. That's why scrapping is outsourced to slums in the third world.
Legohexman
Legohexman 2 חודשים לפני
Same
invisible.spectra
invisible.spectra 2 חודשים לפני
I’ll wait here for the answer too, I’m really curious if the processing is at all profitable
Xidification
Xidification חודש לפני
Love the channel. Been working my way through the videos. I like how you show us the prices of gas used and how much the metals are worth. One thing I would have liked to know was how much was the motor from the junk yard?
Joseph Barrett
Joseph Barrett 25 ימים לפני
All I can say is I'm into the whole recycle earth nature and I like the way you Operate my friend I look forward to watching plenty more of your videos......man I wish I had all them Neat tools. I like that your old school about how you dismantle your projects.
Alexis Grunden
Alexis Grunden 3 חודשים לפני
Man, your buddy's going to be shocked when he sees the load of iron and steel you've got for him this time! Once in a while, I wonder what your neighbors must think? Like when they see the flames of your forge glowing brightly in the night, or when you got that giant motor delivered? And then I remember that I don't care what they think; I just think you're awesome and love your channel~
Vendetta
Vendetta 3 חודשים לפני
@samuel I know one of this friends is E-Waste Ben. He is from Melbourne and does Scrap metal, E-Waste, gardening, prepping, bullion etc. I am not sure if is the guy who picks up the scrap though.
plageran
plageran 3 חודשים לפני
@Mr Engineer lol sorry sauce aka source
Mr Engineer
Mr Engineer 3 חודשים לפני
@plageran sauce?
A channel has no name
A channel has no name 3 חודשים לפני
I'd imagine they hate him for all the noise he makes
Felicia Pate
Felicia Pate 3 חודשים לפני
* Neighbor after reading some Roman mythology * Welp, looks like my neighbor is actually **Vulcan and he's hard at work. ** the god, not the pointy-eared folks from Star Trek.
lotti
lotti 2 חודשים לפני
love how a massive flatbed was used to transport such a small thing
Blair Skidmore
Blair Skidmore 21 יום לפני
I was curious as to how much the motor was from the scrap yard. What does one pay for a motor of that size?
Steven Davis
Steven Davis 6 ימים לפני
Me too, really wanted to know how much he paid. If it’s .30 c a pound, he ends up losing money on the deal (266$ for end copper). It’d be cool to see a way to do something like this that’s actually profitable. Someone would’ve been better off just going and buying the scrap copper bars.
Эндрю
Эндрю 16 ימים לפני
@Nicolai Nielsen most definitely. That's where he makes his money, selling the copper probably isn't even enough to pay the truck driver that delivered the motor
Nicolai Nielsen
Nicolai Nielsen 16 ימים לפני
@Эндрю Not for us, no. But I'm sure the ILpost revenue from this video more than covers the expenses.
Fruit Smuggler
Fruit Smuggler 17 ימים לפני
Currently you would get $.30 (30 cents) a pound here in Canada if you scrapped the motor whole And $5.00 Canadian per pound for the pure Copper after all the work
Эндрю
Эндрю 19 ימים לפני
Even if its free it's still not actually effective for making money
Fed up With Lies
Fed up With Lies 20 ימים לפני
Only another person with OCD, can understand your compulsive tidying up and methodical approach to melting metal. Great job and great TOOLS! ♥️
Jaideep Datt
Jaideep Datt 18 ימים לפני
I love one thing which he is preety good at- well organized!!
Abrar Zawad
Abrar Zawad 3 חודשים לפני
When the world runs outta copper,he's gonna be a billionaire
Calvin Daniels
Calvin Daniels 3 חודשים לפני
@Jesus is LORD are you lost there buddy?
Pardon_souffle
Pardon_souffle 3 חודשים לפני
I'm a mechanic for a motor shop and last time we sold out scrap motors it was about $0.15 a pound, almost an entire shipping container is worth about $6k-$8k when we sold it. Price used to be about $0.40 a pound. Tons of work to process and refine that all, pretty sure it's just sent overseas
LiveEnd
LiveEnd 3 חודשים לפני
Don't know how he'll make the money from his grave but sure
Nukedpancakes3 _
Nukedpancakes3 _ 3 חודשים לפני
@3DPeter yeah but he no doubt makes thousands on the video
3DPeter
3DPeter 3 חודשים לפני
that 28 kilo's does 170 euro's were i live, so not even worth the hassle.
myfatassdick
myfatassdick 2 חודשים לפני
The different camera angles at different exposures is so good
Azote de los mamertos
Azote de los mamertos חודש לפני
I love how you show the value in different currencies.
Phil B
Phil B 14 שעות לפני
Have you ever dumped out a bar before it was completely solid? I'd love to see it
jose martin mendoza
jose martin mendoza חודש לפני
muchas felicidades,,buena labor,y algo bueno para iniciar una empresa
peter lizarda
peter lizarda 2 חודשים לפני
This video brought back a lot of memories. I worked for my brother as an Electrician's helper and I collected all scrap coppers for 2 years and I saved around 1.5k lbs, and copper was $2.75/lb. when I sold them and made $4,065. BTW, I don't burn the insulation, I meticulously and patiently stripped them by hand using nothing but, my handy knife.
kryogyn1
kryogyn1 22 ימים לפני
Nyc plumber here we collect mongo too. Lol
W4C
W4C 2 חודשים לפני
@T. Rose burnt copper is the term used by the scrapie for dirty copper. My stuff was pipes and things picked up from dumps in the bush
T. Rose
T. Rose 2 חודשים לפני
@W4C don't get caught burning copper, the EPA fines for burning the insulation is somewhere around 10k per violation. It's not worth it for a couple hundred dollars. Not to mention the health effects from it. That range from lung damage to brain cancer. Stay Safe.
Tim Bibin
Tim Bibin 2 חודשים לפני
There's different grades of copper too.. Grades 3, 2, and 1.. The scale is based on how clean your copper is.. The last time I took copper back here in Detroit, it was $2.55/lb (pound) for grade #1... You got the most for grade #1... Grade #3 you got the least .. This was about 2 years ago.. & yes, I have heard that scrape prices have gone up
W4C
W4C 2 חודשים לפני
Currency is AUD
Wes Hinesley
Wes Hinesley 27 ימים לפני
So how much did that motor cost you from the scrap yard I'm super curious now
Lukas Müller
Lukas Müller 24 ימים לפני
I really love your videos. Keep going
jeff edwards
jeff edwards 25 ימים לפני
watching you reclaim is awesome. but the parts with your dogs are great!
DJ DarkGift
DJ DarkGift 2 חודשים לפני
That was a great video. How much did that scrap motor cost you? Not to mention the delivery charge, I’m thinking about doing some projects like that but trying to do some research into how much things cost as they all certainly cut into the ending totals, and it’s better to do the math now than kicking myself in the ass later. You ever think of getting a small machining mill? You could make your bars look insane not to mention the time it would save cleaning them up while making the scrap easier to collect and remelt as opposed to all that dust that’s created from wire wheeling them down. Just a thought. Love the videos and look forward to your next large project mate. 🍻
Maximilian Koschel
Maximilian Koschel 3 חודשים לפני
chemistry teachers: wear safety goggles when pouring a glass of water this guy: casually kicks copper into a burning furnace
redxpen
redxpen 3 חודשים לפני
To be fair, he does have welding gloves guarding his fuel lines. Safety!
redxpen
redxpen 3 חודשים לפני
@victor borg aluminum is an absolute monster to work with. I believe most foundry explosions like that aee from aluminum.
Casper Hon
Casper Hon 3 חודשים לפני
@victor borg How are you and your friends still alive?
Daring D3lta
Daring D3lta 3 חודשים לפני
@victor borg That's cool.
victor borg
victor borg 3 חודשים לפני
I worked in a foundry melting scrap aluminium to make small Aluminium castings. Corrosion and feeding the cold scrap too quickly into the molten metal would often cause explosions. This was in the days before Safety PPE so it was every man for himself as we scattered before the flying molten metal could land on us.
Jaouad Harmouchi
Jaouad Harmouchi 10 ימים לפני
Watching this was like meditating. Thank you 💖
SamDaremie
SamDaremie 12 ימים לפני
I love this video; from foraging, breakdown, to melting and the doggies. I just wondered why you didn't make big, thick bars or sand cast a trophy for this melt...?
Shane Kirk
Shane Kirk 8 ימים לפני
@illusionist97 lost PLA method?
illusionist97
illusionist97 12 ימים לפני
I would assume that he made thinner bars so that the copper would freeze faster, and as for the trophy, trophies are quite complex, making them annoying to sand cast, unless you're using the lost PLA method
Tom Salvatore
Tom Salvatore חודש לפני
Love the videos. Great work! Curious, why do you cover the propane hoses with the gloves?
William Cox
William Cox חודש לפני
Yup
Mr. Smiley Ken
Mr. Smiley Ken 2 חודשים לפני
How much was it to purchase the giant motor? I'm curious about what was the net cost of all metal collected (cast, aluminum if any, copper) minus the cost of motor, motor transportation, tools, fuel, etc ). You put a lot of work into this project. Amazing altogether!
Neelam Sharma
Neelam Sharma חודש לפני
I like how you keep clean and organized ur work place... 👏👏
Jamie Sims
Jamie Sims 2 חודשים לפני
The old WEG cast iron motor, some of the best on the market! It’s a shame you didn’t have the fan cowl! That would have been another 15kg of cast iron
Tom Conner
Tom Conner 2 חודשים לפני
Does exposing the molten copper to atmospheric oxygen cause oxidant contamination like it does with molten aluminum?
HMLVlogs
HMLVlogs 23 ימים לפני
Doesn’t it scratch or in some way impact the metal to smash the ice with big pieces of metal?
Joseph Valente
Joseph Valente 3 חודשים לפני
It is by sheer dumb luck that I found your channel, whether it’s ILpost algorithm, recommended views or Karma, I’m so glad I did. I can’t wait to watch this video tonight while enjoying my own frosty beverage. My laser temperature reader is on order!!
Kevin Thompson
Kevin Thompson 2 חודשים לפני
I'm just wondering what you do with all of the iron and steel that you gather from the electric motors?
Triune Blades
Triune Blades 11 ימים לפני
I did not think I'd watch the whole video. Haha. I just couldn't push stop. Good work! That looked super tough! 💪💪
David palacios
David palacios 2 חודשים לפני
My friend, you have a treasure there, you are a genius.
Sam Simington
Sam Simington 2 חודשים לפני
Just from the appearance of the fireproof wool coat of both furnaces tells you how much more frequently he uses one furnace than he does the other if he uses the other much at all, which he obviously does because it does have a little bit of carbon degradation on it which comes from using it but it's nowhere near as drastic on the right furnace as it is on the left one
Chuck Del Toro
Chuck Del Toro 3 חודשים לפני
What a fantastic job! Amazing that it took 7 days to tear apart, melt, clean up and edit. Really appreciate you sharing. 👍 Have a great weekend.
m3talhe4d
m3talhe4d 2 חודשים לפני
The molten copper upon being poured was quite possibly the most aesthetically pleasing image I've ever seen 😍
Tshirt Radical
Tshirt Radical 2 חודשים לפני
I love how it 'freezes'. God is great !
DAVID HUNT
DAVID HUNT 2 חודשים לפני
hey there bigstackd, I am very interested in these video's I got myself a set up before I realised that you had special offers, but thats all cool, I have what I need now, I am interested in how, / where you are able to go to get your hands on scrap metal to melt down, also I am a beginer welder that is just learning to do some little practicing & exercises, I have fun just learning do do some little exercises that keep my mind occupied, I have stage IV melanoma cancer it is a secondary cancer the drs, never found the primary one, I have been as sick as anything over lockdown because of my medical treatment resume, but I am still alive & am happiest the most when I get to make stuff or repair stuff, but my dreams are a bit better focused now when I sleep because at least I am thinking about all the things that I have done / created for some of my friends when they have stuff that breaks, & I just ask them to hang on to there stuff that they can't fix & I fix it for them for free & I feel that it's nice to be able to not only create stuff but repair stuff too, I haven't opened up my melting foundry kit yet but I have been watching a fair few of you videos for some idea's & insperations.
Scott Cupp
Scott Cupp 2 חודשים לפני
I didn't realize that copper had such a high melting point. The saying holds true that you learn something new everyday.
Ryan K.
Ryan K. חודש לפני
This makes me want to do this as a business.
metallicasnake
metallicasnake 3 חודשים לפני
The roar of the furnace, the sheen of liquid metal, the cooling sound of the ice, all these things have a special meaning for me. Thank you for what you do, congrats on the milestone, and wishing you and yours all the best. On a side note, my new job has me dealing with steel all day, so seeing 60 pounds of finished product and imagining moving it inside is something I know a lot about.
TJ Man
TJ Man 2 חודשים לפני
You know why bigstackD is always fun at parties? Because he's good at breaking the ice! You know, because he always throws things at the ice block... I'll show myself out.
Cookie
Cookie 10 ימים לפני
This lucky motor never expected to turn into such beautiful copper bars ...
ThVaultDweller
ThVaultDweller 20 ימים לפני
Seeing the bars melt thru the ice blocks always reminds me of those worms games. Some of the weapons in that game melt the landscape kinda like that
Артем Сенцов
Артем Сенцов 26 ימים לפני
Зачем столько сложностей в разборке?))С одной стороны медь отпиливается,а всё оставшееся хорошенько обжигается на костре.После обжига медь легко вынется
Ankit Kumar
Ankit Kumar 3 חודשים לפני
Hats off to the dedication and patience to break, separate and melt down this giant motor. Always great to see mate 👍🏻
Alec Luna
Alec Luna חודש לפני
This is the kinda forge work I wanna get into. Making those mouthwatering forbidden brownies .
IVAN IVONOVICH
IVAN IVONOVICH חודש לפני
Just curious to note... How high does the temperature get 6 feet above the furnace? I notice you are doing this in your garage. What are the chances you will need to use your homeowner's policy to rebuild your garage?
Kelly Pagano
Kelly Pagano 2 חודשים לפני
My favorite part is always the treasure shelves at the end. Lol
Nikos Kidis
Nikos Kidis 2 חודשים לפני
U got me beat I never took something apart that massive awesome video brother
Filipe Melo
Filipe Melo 3 חודשים לפני
I admire your patience and dedication. This is like meditation to me.
Luis Ismael Solis
Luis Ismael Solis 2 חודשים לפני
Igual!!!! Saludos cordiales de 🇲🇽🥇👏👋🇲🇽
Ben Pracht
Ben Pracht 2 חודשים לפני
Love your videos... Please say you did something good with the magnets. Also, why did you only fill your molds about 50 percent?
Robert Moreira Fernandes
Robert Moreira Fernandes 2 חודשים לפני
Hi, I really like your videos. I have a forge too and I really liked its burner or blowtorch (I don't know what you call it). Could you recommend a trustworthy website to buy one for me? I am from Portugal. Thanks and a big hug. keep making these spectacular videos. thanks
Gila Guy
Gila Guy 17 שעות לפני
I was going to comment the driveway bricks were too nice not to cover up. Rust stains are going to be there for a really long time.
Беседы с А.Мишиным
Беседы с А.Мишиным 2 חודשים לפני
Как это перекликается с нашими исследованиями! Спасибо вам!
Shep Shepson
Shep Shepson 3 חודשים לפני
I've NEVER seen that much copper in my life. Guys.. he used a shovel.. FOR COPPER DUST. That's insane🤯
Sean Brown
Sean Brown חודש לפני
You have a great selection of tools but I was impressed with that delicious looking cheeseburger as well.
glo fo DETECTORISTA
glo fo DETECTORISTA 2 חודשים לפני
Muito trabalho,porém gratificante 😘👍🥉🥉🥉🥉 amo seus dogs e vc.
soulshinobi
soulshinobi 2 חודשים לפני
24:20 This whole video was worth it just for seeing the copper be poured in the direct sunlight, you can really see the color of the liquid copper, beautiful.
CiCi irishkitty1024
CiCi irishkitty1024 2 חודשים לפני
New sub, can copper dust be melted down? I just found your channel interesting! I know nothing about this stuff. LOL!
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