FIREBIRD BULLION!!!!

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  1. Lucky

    Lucky Active Member

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    96B51282-BE6F-4796-9A59-830527F5CB15.jpeg Hey all

    So I took the plunge into the world of hand poured silver. It’s been roughly 3 weeks now and absolutely loving it!
    If you love hand poured silver or just keen to know a little more about it head on over to Firebird bullion on YouTube
    I’ve just started the channel.
    https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCv1Q8tdXyGtXwZe9FtzUXHw/videos
    It’s a fun hobby and I’ve got a custom stamp being made up so in a few weeks I’ll be able to personalise my bars :)
    Loving it!!
    Thanks for looking :)
    Lucky (Firebird Bullion)
     
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  2. Lucky

    Lucky Active Member

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    Holdfast Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Your first pour looks like an antique bath-tub. :D
    (That's a good thing) :);)
     
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    Holdfast Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    You re-melted it! :eek: Your first bar and you destroyed something that can never be created again! :( :D
     
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    :( I know
    Wish I kept it now but the beauty and the lure of hand poured silver made me do it to see what else I could create :)
     
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    So glad you started this thread :) Was going to suggest it myself. I'm loving it!

    Just a question, a little personal.

    How much does all the equipment cost to start pouring? I'd definitely be interested in doing it later in life (I mean I'm a kid right now)

    Cheers, Lucky, love the channel.

    Ethan
     
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    Oddjob Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    I'm liking the vid's..Nice pours you are doing. Thumbs up!

    BTW: Loved the Ping Pong table piece...So Aussie.
     
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  8. Lucky

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    Furnace $600
    Or just go cheap and only melt small coins with a blowtorch :)
    Couple hundred for molds etc
     
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    wow, not as expensive as I expected, still a hunch though :) More than the value of my stack :confused:
     
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    I would say I’ve spent over $1000 easily
     
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    REDBACK Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Beautiful work lucky +10
    REDBACK
     
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    I bet its a lot more enjoyable then blowing the $$$ on a friday night out

    Just subscribed mate.

    Keep the good job up and i might be Buzzing your bars in no time:)
     
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    Holdfast Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Oh well, perhaps you can make another, perhaps call it "Bath-tub full" :D And stamp Holdfast on it. ;)

    Are you taking orders?:)
    Cheers
     
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    I like your enthusiasm for it all. It looks like that $1000 was well spent, & I enjoyed watching ya vids
     
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    Nice swirls! :)
     
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    Sounds good
    I’ll get a few more pours under my belt then will take some orders. What did you have in mind?
     
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    A 5oz FIREBIRD BULLION Bar with swirls and stamped with purity and the words SILVER.

    Numbered for a series, for example, say you do a run of 5oz bars, you might do a limited run of 20.
    If you can get the swirls into a pattern like a Swan, that would be great or some sort of FIREBIRD design that you
    can repeat but with a little variation in the pattern.

    For design ideas, google - "swan logo free"

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    Challenging? :D ;)
     
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    Ill Partner with you to make a "Investing For Kids" Run for my YouTube channel, Investing For Kids stamped on the front with 999FS and a run number, say 1/50 and on the back FireBird Bullion!
    Publicity for you, an awesome round for the viewers!
     
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    I’m up for a challenge
    I can easily do a 5oz swirly FIREBIRD BULLION bar once my stamp arrives. Probably a few weeks.
    As for making the swirls into bird shapes ill have to do some research and experimenting. At this stage the swirls happen organically when cooling or when tapping the side of the mould with the crucible and you never know what your going to get which for me is all apart of the suspense and excitement ha ha
     
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