Square poineted star

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Square poineted star

Post by KLFenstermaker »

76DT2. Just a good pic.
76D2 Flat Star 1.jpg

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Re: Square poineted star

Post 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.
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