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DIY Electric arc welding for melting scrap gold idea


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I haven’t tried this yet but it sounds like a promising and very inexpensive way to melt small amounts of scrap gold or other metals. They simply used a car battery and two carbon rods pulled out of two old carbon flashlight batteries, and it was sufficiently hot enough to melt scrap gold into a small blob for this jewelry making story:


Hah, check out their other projects on that site including a DIY metal detector!

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