This is to be the first hat in the series (best laid plans). Like the last hat I poured this fall, it had cool spots that did not pour. I am going to finish it and consult with a commercial Foundry, Legacy Fine Art Foundry, regarding patching it.
I will use an angle grinder and cut the sprues off level with the felt.
All the chasing is completed here.
After legacy fine Arts Foundry matched it.
I think it looks amazing. They did a great job.
The next step is for me to add the felt texture to the patches.