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Forum: Automotive Projects 08-09-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,765
Posted By Charlie Myres
From small dumpy and boring to graceful and...

From small dumpy and boring to graceful and elegant - such genius!
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-24-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,975
Posted By Charlie Myres
Don't forget to cover the glass, before a spark...

Don't forget to cover the glass, before a spark sticks to it!

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-15-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 71,447
Posted By Charlie Myres
By Jingo you are good at this! I want to...

By Jingo you are good at this!

I want to make one of those machines as well :) Any chance of some more photos of the machine while it is working?

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-08-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,114
Posted By Charlie Myres
Thoughts from an inexpert. Imagine looking at...

Thoughts from an inexpert.
Imagine looking at the edge of a piece of metal with a small dent (low spot) in it.

With a dolly close to the shape of the panel, under the low pushing upwards; one...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-14-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,912
Posted By Charlie Myres
I don't regret for a second buying mine about 5...

I don't regret for a second buying mine about 5 years ago, it is a very versatile and useful bender.

Every machine has its limitations, it is what makes metal-work interesting sometimes :)
...
Forum: Introductions 06-13-2018, 04:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 951
Posted By Charlie Myres
Welcome Alan. Your Magnabend is a seriously...

Welcome Alan.

Your Magnabend is a seriously good invention; I have been using several since 1985,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-12-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,912
Posted By Charlie Myres
G'day Alan, On my test-piece, the 4th bend...

G'day Alan,
On my test-piece, the 4th bend opened out the angle of bend number 3; this was not desirable as the most important dimension of the rib I made, was the angle and altitude of the tapered...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-09-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,975
Posted By Charlie Myres
Sounds great Joel! Have you investigated...

Sounds great Joel!

Have you investigated Megasquirt? http://megasquirt.info/ programmable fuel-injection and ignition maps, plus a host of other useful functions, at a fraction of the price of...
Forum: Posting Pictures 06-09-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,442
Posted By Charlie Myres
Thanks Steve, I found the "upload button"...

Thanks Steve, I found the "upload button" off-stage-right using the slider bar.

Yesterday was a bad day!

Problem solved now,

Cheers Charlie :)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-09-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,912
Posted By Charlie Myres
G'day Oldnek, I made this yesterday and I can...

G'day Oldnek,
I made this yesterday and I can do three of the bends on the magnabender and the fourth one by hand.

Material is 1.2mm steel and the machine never lets go, even on the narrow...
Forum: Posting Pictures 06-08-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,442
Posted By Charlie Myres
OK, I have read all of the posts from admin on...

OK, I have read all of the posts from admin on attaching photos and it does not work for me.

I am using an iMac with High Sierra and Google Chrome as my browser.

If I click on "attachments" I...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-07-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,912
Posted By Charlie Myres
I have a new version, probably made in China,...

I have a new version, probably made in China, which works very well; one advantage over the original Magna Bend is a clamp release button.

So far I have found no problems using it, the only...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-06-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,975
Posted By Charlie Myres
Good on you Joel! One of the prettiest cars...

Good on you Joel!

One of the prettiest cars in the World!

Looking forward to seeing how you do it,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,385
Posted By Charlie Myres
Nice work Bill! I would love to see some...

Nice work Bill!

I would love to see some detail of the ball and mount please,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-01-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,345
Posted By Charlie Myres
Oh I love process photos! Wow! What...

Oh I love process photos!

Wow! What fantastic workmanship!

Thank you for taking the time to show a novice Kyle,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-28-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 19,050
Posted By Charlie Myres
Top work Bill; I love the straightening tool! ...

Top work Bill; I love the straightening tool!

Thank you for showing us the details; so much more interesting that just some photos of a finished product,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-15-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 266,346
Posted By Charlie Myres
Hard luck Jack; thank goodness you are still...

Hard luck Jack; thank goodness you are still kicking!

Wonder-drug number 2, from my list of useful things; as Bimmer says infection sucks, so coat your wounds liberally with Betadine antiseptic at...
Forum: Buck Building 04-28-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 25,441
Posted By Charlie Myres
Awesome work! Have you kept the buck and are...

Awesome work!

Have you kept the buck and are you going to make another body?

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-21-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,765
Posted By Charlie Myres
Whilst most of this forum is concerned largely...

Whilst most of this forum is concerned largely with reverse-engineering and thinking of how to use new functional methods of doing this; you Dane, are reverse-designing and doing an astonishingly...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-14-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 71,447
Posted By Charlie Myres
Awesome work Neil! My favourite thread :) ...

Awesome work Neil!

My favourite thread :)

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Buck Building 04-12-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,679
Posted By Charlie Myres
What splendid photographs and techniques! Thank...

What splendid photographs and techniques! Thank you for sharing it,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-12-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,134
Posted By Charlie Myres
Steve's plan sounds like a winner to me. ...

Steve's plan sounds like a winner to me.

What about supporting the panel on sandbags, to do as Steve suggests?
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-12-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,022
Posted By Charlie Myres
Well done Robert! Making the tools was an...

Well done Robert!

Making the tools was an extraordinary achievement!

Just goes to show what perseverance can do when coupled to a creative brain,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-11-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,002
Posted By Charlie Myres
You have done really well so far Leif, but I...

You have done really well so far Leif, but I think using the shrinker and stretcher, is limiting your chances of getting enough shape.

Have a look on Youtube for films of people shrinking on a...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-06-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,592
Posted By Charlie Myres
Wonderful work Paul! :)

Wonderful work Paul! :)
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