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Forum: Individual Classifieds 07-17-2018, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Joe Hartson
Sent you a PM (private message)

Sent you a PM (private message)
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Joe Hartson
I don't know what the entire B panel looks like...

I don't know what the entire B panel looks like or where you intend to make the cuts. I would suggest that you start making some of the panel that you know will need to be replaces, make them longer...
Forum: Introductions 06-18-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By Joe Hartson
Take a look at this link,...

Take a look at this link, http://allmetalshaping.com/showthread.php?t=2926

You need to learn how metal moves when you apply pressure to it. As said earlier there is a lot of good information on...
Forum: Introductions 06-13-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 951
Posted By Joe Hartson
Alan, welcome to the site. I bought my first...

Alan, welcome to the site. I bought my first Magna-Bend in 1981. I have long said if you can only have one brake this is the one to have. I wouldn't be without one.
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By Joe Hartson
My guess is an assembly press to insert round...

My guess is an assembly press to insert round objects in round holes. Some parts are missing. Could have been used for hot work.
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-24-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 36,931
Posted By Joe Hartson
Robert, very nice work on the hood and side...

Robert, very nice work on the hood and side panels. Like the improvement for the mount of the side panel Identification plate. Thanks for sharing this and your other works with the group it is...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,334
Posted By Joe Hartson
Steve Dussemberg message sent.

Steve Dussemberg message sent.
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,334
Posted By Joe Hartson
Steve, check your PMs

Steve, check your PMs
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,334
Posted By Joe Hartson
Every time I loosen the draw bar on the...

Every time I loosen the draw bar on the Bridgeport I hit it with a brass hammer to break the taper. The tapper is R8 and not 5C, the tappers are different. You should be able to break the tapper on...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,334
Posted By Joe Hartson
I have never experienced what you are saying. ...

I have never experienced what you are saying. When the nut is loosen that tightened the collet it releases the tooling. The collets have internal threads that you can make a piece for a stop or...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,334
Posted By Joe Hartson
I would recommend the 5C collet over the ER...

I would recommend the 5C collet over the ER series collets because of the different sizes and shapes, round, square, and hex collets. You will need to make a nut to close the collet from the top,...
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By Joe Hartson
Tim, Good luck with the new job, hope it all...

Tim, Good luck with the new job, hope it all works out well for you.
Forum: Introductions 02-08-2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By Joe Hartson
Welcome to the site. Where are you located in...

Welcome to the site. Where are you located in Mississippi?
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-30-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,677
Posted By Joe Hartson
Steve, you are doing a great job on the corvette...

Steve, you are doing a great job on the corvette part. The following might help in making the part.

Die for making a flanged hole. You can make the die any size you need.
Female die....
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-21-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,903
Posted By Joe Hartson
dwood comment X2

dwood comment X2
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By Joe Hartson
Aluminum metal spraying has been around a long...

Aluminum metal spraying has been around a long time. In the early 1960 air frames on air craft was sprayed with aluminum to prevent corrosion on seaplanes that were use in salt water. The planes...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By Joe Hartson
The question that wasn't asked is "Is the alloy...

The question that wasn't asked is "Is the alloy the same through out the aluminum once the thickness is increased". I don't see how it could be no matter what they did.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-23-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,634
Posted By Joe Hartson
Neil, with Mikes system you can make several...

Neil, with Mikes system you can make several different radius and glue them together to exactly match an existing panel.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-19-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,634
Posted By Joe Hartson
Mike Rouse has a system that works and is the way...

Mike Rouse has a system that works and is the way to go when it comes to sweeps. It is inexpensive to build and will duplicate any curve concave or convex.
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,197
Posted By Joe Hartson
John, Ken is correct with his comment. The use...

John, Ken is correct with his comment. The use of multiple dies shapes and performing an intermediate step with a different machine can also expand the possibilities on the Pullmax. You can also...
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 12-30-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,390
Posted By Joe Hartson
Received my copy of Book 6 also.

Received my copy of Book 6 also.
Forum: General Discussion 12-27-2016, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,883
Posted By Joe Hartson
Ran across this accidentally, might be of some...

Ran across this accidentally, might be of some interest here. It is how mechanism work on YouTube.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhoXNQqrCmEfAaTf0AfQ1Ztxmz2DoZiCk
Forum: General Discussion 12-26-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,812
Posted By Joe Hartson
Lexan is an interesting plastic and can be worked...

Lexan is an interesting plastic and can be worked in a brake, slip rolls,bead roller, and with shrinkers and stretcher. I have only worked the thinner lexan, up to 1/8".

In a brake it will bend...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,505
Posted By Joe Hartson
Reminds me of Jamaica, people built all kinds of...

Reminds me of Jamaica, people built all kinds of things from old 55 gal drums and old sheeting from roofs. They even built small houses out of these materials.
Forum: Individual Classifieds 11-17-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,389
Posted By Joe Hartson
I agree that Stan Fulton makes the best thumbnail...

I agree that Stan Fulton makes the best thumbnail die. Make you own mount and tool post, Stan may be able to make them also. Get both the steel and plastic sets if you are going to work aluminum.
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