Markco over at JMTC has proposed the following question to the gold blogging community as the topic for the 2nd blogging carnival.
How Would You Turn 1000 Gold Into 2000 Gold?
I would utilize my Miner/Engineer, then my Alchemist, and finally my Blacksmith to create the end product. Engineer makes the exchange with Frozo fast and easy, but anyone can do it. If you have a Miner/Blacksmith you can do this with just the Alchemist and the Miner/Blacksmith.
My Miner/Engineer would purchase all the basic raw materials (32 Frozen Orbs, 22 stacks of Saronite Ore, 8 Eternal Shadows, and 8 Eternal Earths) in Dalaran and then trade with Frozo in Dalaran thru The Eternals Exchange to get 4 Crusader's Orbs (which go straight to the Blacksmith) and 8 Eternal Fires, which he keeps along with the other Eternals. He smelts the Saronite Ores and mails 20 Saronite Bars to the blacksmith and the rest to the Alchemist, who in turn transmutes them into 24 Titanium Bars. She then mails the Titanium Bars to the Miner who creates the Titansteel Bars and sends them to the Blacksmith, who creates the end product, Saronite Swordbreakers, from the final products of 8 Titansteel Bars, 20 Saronite Bars, and 4 Crusader Orbs.
Lets take a look at the costs: