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Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-22-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,670
Posted By Oldnek
Hi Peter, Even here on the Sth Coast, they...

Hi Peter,
Even here on the Sth Coast, they don't Know what Steel is in the CRS, Their claim is either
CRS. (Cold Rolled Steel) HRS. (Hot rolled, which is harder to work with than CRS or...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 08-18-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,391
Posted By Oldnek
To think most women have used acetone as (nail...

To think most women have used acetone as (nail polish remover) considering they only changed to non acetone based removers in the last 10 years..........you have to wonder how their livers are going.?
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-18-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By Oldnek
One easy way to achieve symmetry and consistency...

One easy way to achieve symmetry and consistency when starting off, is to draw lines along the length of the guard your making prior to cutting it out, space them out around 20mm. This will give you...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-31-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 284,499
Posted By Oldnek
You are powering.....Great work.

You are powering.....Great work.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-31-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,602
Posted By Oldnek
48233 Stretch more on the yellow Zone to...

48233

Stretch more on the yellow Zone to bring the red area down.
Your are doing really well.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-30-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,602
Posted By Oldnek
Hi Leif, those panels look pretty sweet, just a...

Hi Leif, those panels look pretty sweet, just a little tip is where the panel is touching you need to wheel more in that area. Keep it up as looks like you are getting the hang of it.
Like they say,...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-30-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By Oldnek
is the top edge flat or does it have a slight...

is the top edge flat or does it have a slight curve to it. If its flat then the way Matt mentioned is pretty good, but if its curved then that way will be difficult.
4 piece option may be better.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-30-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Oldnek
All depends on ease of access from behind the...

All depends on ease of access from behind the panel, for finishing. If access is easy, then only take out all the bad metal, and try to finish off on flat areas or ones with curvature to prevent or...
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By Oldnek
Very impressive. Nice job.:cool:

Very impressive. Nice job.:cool:
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,347
Posted By Oldnek
James!, Just a thought, Have you tried to...

James!,

Just a thought, Have you tried to strip the whole door, to to see if there is any filler lurking under the paint. Could be possible that there is further repairs done and giving you...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,347
Posted By Oldnek
Just as a side line to what has been mentioned,...

Just as a side line to what has been mentioned, Which is great advice.
make sure your welded area is the same thickness as your parent metal, or you are chasing your tail.
The area behind the...
Forum: Individual Classifieds 07-09-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,352
Posted By Oldnek
So cheap. If only it was just next door.:(

So cheap. If only it was just next door.:(
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By Oldnek
Recipros are great, the tool I found that is...

Recipros are great, the tool I found that is invaluable when I was doing home renovations was the Multi Tool.
I thought I would try it in the workshop for bodywork, with the right blades it works...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 07-03-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,327
Posted By Oldnek
G Day Peter, Definitely owning your bottles is...

G Day Peter,
Definitely owning your bottles is the way to go. Over the last 7 years I have saved myself over $3200 in rentals.
Your gas seems very cheap, with that price, that's not for a D Size...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-02-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 39,317
Posted By Oldnek
Congrats on MSOTM, Robert. Your posts are most...

Congrats on MSOTM, Robert.
Your posts are most informative and your attention to detail is extraordinary.
Thank you for taking your time to share your posts, as all of us appreciate it.;)
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 07-02-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,327
Posted By Oldnek
FWIW, I have used Mig gas with the TIG to get out...

FWIW, I have used Mig gas with the TIG to get out of trouble when I ran out of Argon, it welds OK, other than it firing sparks like a fuse of dynamite.:lol:
Never had any increase in tungsten burn...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-28-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,937
Posted By Oldnek
Great Job Jeff, Love the way those lines...

Great Job Jeff, Love the way those lines flow.:cool:
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 06-28-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,991
Posted By Oldnek
I actually had this same problem today, welding...

I actually had this same problem today, welding brackets to a old diff housing.
After I welded and ground smooth there were craters, so I drilled those out and tried welding again, only to be in the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-15-2018, 03:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By Oldnek
Hi Jack, On the bead roller with Urethane...

Hi Jack,

On the bead roller with Urethane lower wheel and beading die on top, I use Lazzes dies so there the full roll not stepped like my other one.
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-14-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By Oldnek
One for GoJeep.

New firewall I had to make for a 1948 Willys.
47841

47842

47843

47844

47845
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-14-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,605
Posted By Oldnek
Good on you, Dave, I think you won't be...

Good on you, Dave,
I think you won't be disappointed on your choice.


If my one is limited to not being able to do small bends and it's a Gen 1, I'll will be updating to the latest Gen model;...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-12-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 162,388
Posted By Oldnek
That's Cool. Smart design of the fastback look....

That's Cool. Smart design of the fastback look. :cool:
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-12-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 284,499
Posted By Oldnek
Looking good Jack.:cool:

Looking good Jack.:cool:
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-12-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 20,511
Posted By Oldnek
Did the same thing when I was making roll cages....

Did the same thing when I was making roll cages. Works fantastic,
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-12-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,605
Posted By Oldnek
Images of my Magna Bender. Must be 1st...

Images of my Magna Bender.
Must be 1st generation.
47815

47816

47817

I may have to update, if the new can bend that close now.
Thanks for the update.;)
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