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Square poineted star

Posted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:31 am
by KLFenstermaker
76DT2. Just a good pic.
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Re: Square poineted star

Posted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:13 pm
by AndyO
Interesting. Good catch.

The culprit is a plugged die. You can see the balance of the star point in shadow form. The smaller and sharper the die cut, the more propensity for this to happen. Often, the metal flow will simply stop before fully filling out the cavity.