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Forum: Resources 06-28-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 46,449
Posted By RickWG
Autobooks Etc in Burbank is now selling all 7...

Autobooks Etc in Burbank is now selling all 7 volumes for about $70 each, 10% discount if you buy a full set. No mention of whats going on if you already paid in the past.


link:...
Forum: Resources - Learning Material 02-20-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 53,430
Posted By RickWG
Latest news on Tims website is #5 & #6 shipping...

Latest news on Tims website is #5 & #6 shipping at the end of Feb :)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-24-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,612
Posted By RickWG
The half size horse cock (top of pic): ...

The half size horse cock (top of pic):

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v317/ZRX61/ZRXGarage/2-24-12a003.jpg

I can make out *411 & "LA" on the side of the head... If you're curious about the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-24-2012, 02:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,612
Posted By RickWG
The Proto number for these was 1411. I found one...

The Proto number for these was 1411. I found one a few months back that is like a half size version, but it still had the same number. I'll post a pic later :)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-26-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,746
Posted By RickWG
I use the 3in 3M roloc sanding discs on a die...

I use the 3in 3M roloc sanding discs on a die grinder & follow up with the roloc scotchbrite discs etc to get it completely blended.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-26-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,031
Posted By RickWG
How about SolarFlux?

How about SolarFlux?
Forum: Resources - Learning Material 01-26-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 53,430
Posted By RickWG
Tims website now says #5 & #6 in March.

Tims website now says #5 & #6 in March.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-12-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,870
Posted By RickWG
I made 5 or 6 slappers from Teak :)

I made 5 or 6 slappers from Teak :)
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,767
Posted By RickWG
I often find old hammer & they get the polishing...

I often find old hammer & they get the polishing treatment. A throw-away comment about "polishing sledgehammers" lead to this :lol:
...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-26-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,226
Posted By RickWG
Hows the interior height? I'd be inclined to put...

Hows the interior height? I'd be inclined to put a mollycroft roof on it :)

http://polymecca.com/on-showmans-vans
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2011, 02:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,727
Posted By RickWG
Been using plastic & glass on steel & aluminum...

Been using plastic & glass on steel & aluminum aircraft parts for over 20 years. Not had one problem.... & the parts meet FAA airworthiness standards...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-25-2011, 02:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,782
Posted By RickWG
Estate/garage/yard sales near airports. Ya might...

Estate/garage/yard sales near airports. Ya might be SOL in Bakersfield, but if you're in LA during a weekend & hit sales in Burbank (Lockheed/Vega) Hawthorne (Northrop) Santa Monica (Douglas) Long...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-25-2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,574
Posted By RickWG
That acetylene bottle needs to be stood upright,...

That acetylene bottle needs to be stood upright, not laid down like that.

Practice pieces:
Instead of trying the metal supplier, look for a shop that does sheet metal fab & ask to look thru the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,400
Posted By RickWG
I've used a DA sander...80-220 grit... ...

I've used a DA sander...80-220 grit...

before
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v317/ZRX61/Projects/2-11-11001-1.jpg

after
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v317/ZRX61/Projects/4-9-11004.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,203
Posted By RickWG
That HAMB thread starts off on the wrong foot &...

That HAMB thread starts off on the wrong foot & the last page is very revealing. I guess Ken at Sunchaser has some mental health issues?
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 05-08-2011, 01:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,692
Posted By RickWG
I think it's just sandblasting that's getting bad...

I think it's just sandblasting that's getting bad press, & it's usually some numpty going mad with sand that does damage, not an above average operator using any one of a number of different medias....
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-21-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,067
Posted By RickWG
I have lead in mine, about 180lb of it.

I have lead in mine, about 180lb of it.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-21-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,680
Posted By RickWG
I think you blow into one end to make odd noises...

I think you blow into one end to make odd noises when hunting ducks or geese ;)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-19-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,680
Posted By RickWG
Just give the edge a tap with a hammer in a...

Just give the edge a tap with a hammer in a couple of places to hold the skin in place & then go at it with the skinners :) They come with 2 different size plastic inserts, the one in the pic is the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-12-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,680
Posted By RickWG
I've used one of these for the past 30 years: ...

I've used one of these for the past 30 years:

http://www.amazon.com/SP-Tools-043100-Sykes-Pickavant-Skinner/dp/B0045DWKOM

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31SxjM3nrdL._SL500_AA300_.jpg
...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 03-24-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,692
Posted By RickWG
Usually a good way to stretch the hell out of the...

Usually a good way to stretch the hell out of the panel...
Forum: Resources - Learning Material 03-24-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 53,430
Posted By RickWG
I'm now hearing "two weeks"... so 1st or 2nd week...

I'm now hearing "two weeks"... so 1st or 2nd week of April :)

That's for #3, not sure if #4 will be available the same time
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,921
Posted By RickWG
Thanks guys, my mind is clear :)

Thanks guys, my mind is clear :)
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,921
Posted By RickWG
It was just a general question, haven't seen a...

It was just a general question, haven't seen a catalog of theres for a while.
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,921
Posted By RickWG
Question about Woodward Fab

Is their stuff just relabled Harbor Freight stuff or something else :confused:
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