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Old 11-07-2016, 09:18 PM
Bob Reynolds Bob Reynolds is offline
 
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I just checked on Google for melting points of brass. Yes, it seems quite possible Capt. John was correct in his description of the ISLAND QUEEN's bell.
Metal Melting Points Guide to melting metals
Metal Melting Point Celsius Melting Point Fahrenheit
Aluminum 659 1218
Brass (85 Cu 15 Zn) 900-940 1652-1724
Bronze (90 Cu 10 Sn) 850-1000 1562-832
Cast Iron 1260 2300
Silver 1763
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