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Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,601
Posted By Overkill
I like it

Hi Kent,

When using a lower die that is tapered in both directions, does your upper die float enough to have the contact consistent across the entire hit, or do you really have to get everything...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,601
Posted By Overkill
Congrats Tinman

Congratulation on the MSOTM Kent. Always enjoy your posts.
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-16-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,387
Posted By Overkill
Aluminum Coupe

I know that Lazze was using a Willy's coupe as the basis for his classes at one time. He got tired of building 32 Roadsters. I don't know if this was one of his or not.

I've sent him an email to...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,574
Posted By Overkill
Lubing

I donít know what style of machine you have, but in cases where we have stuff thatís locked up, weíll soak it in a bucket of diesel fuel or kerosene. So if you can, take a bucket and support it to...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-14-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 41,553
Posted By Overkill
Great Job

Very, Very nice.

Reminds me how much I have to learn.
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-29-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 41,553
Posted By Overkill
Bravo

Your work is always impressive!
Forum: Introductions 04-28-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By Overkill
Ditto what Kerry said

Hi Mark,

I too am helping a widow with a husbands shop.

Kerry has built many e wheels, including mine, and knows a lot about them. I totally agree with his assessment. Here’s a picture of...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-27-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 137,292
Posted By Overkill
Very Cool

Great job Steve. Looking forward to future posts.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-23-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,406
Posted By Overkill
Heat

Another trick I've used (just yesterday) that I picked up from Kent White, is to simply add a bit of heat. It doesn't have to be red hot, but just a little heat to get it moving. Because I don't...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-01-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,888
Posted By Overkill
rotex

I purchased some punch holders, punches and dies from www.cetooling.com I had to modify the punch holders to fit properly.

Taking out the lower die is simply a matter of turning the upper to a...
Forum: Events 03-01-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,454
Posted By Overkill
Glad to see you here Mark

Looking forward to your thoughts.
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 07-29-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,763
Posted By Overkill
APH for sale

PM Sent. Thanks.
Forum: Resources 06-29-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 60,346
Posted By Overkill
Autobooks

Autobooks used to buy books from Tim Barton directly, and contacted Lane recently regarding purchasing a number of volumes. So I just wanted to confirm that these books are legit.


The books are...
Forum: Introductions 06-19-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,101
Posted By Overkill
Hi Alan,

Itís good to see you back on the site. Thank you for the link to your website, too would like more clamping force.
Forum: Announcements 05-07-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,058
Posted By Overkill
Cell Phone

Hi Kerry,

We cut the cord years ago and went to Verizon. AT&T doesn't work that well in this part of California. But I hate to tell you, I still get robo calls....
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,890
Posted By Overkill
Another Video

Pretty Cool Kerry.

In this video he talks about his work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tilw2vZYPLM
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-24-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,158
Posted By Overkill
Brushed Aluminum

When I've done it by hand, I use a scotchbrite pad and simply stroke in a single direction. You can't rub back and forth, or you end up with little J turns at the end.

I once found a scotchbrite...
Forum: Events 04-24-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 22,262
Posted By Overkill
Ok Kent, that was a pretty good one!:lol: ...

Ok Kent, that was a pretty good one!:lol:

Glad to see you are spreading knowledge around.
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 04-19-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,760
Posted By Overkill
Workshops

Iíve had the good fortune of attending a few of Kentís workshops, but the one I value the most was held at his shop. Kent has a couple rooms for rent if you are taking a class at his place, and I...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,146
Posted By Overkill
Thank you Todd

We're happy that we could help complete Tim's final works.

Funny that you mentioned that Book 7 caused you to look back into the other books. I had the same thing happen when it first came out....
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 03-16-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,684
Posted By Overkill
Thank you Ron.

Bill took great care when going through the research materials what we obtained from Tim Barton's estate. We had many discussions about what we had, and what we didn't have. Bill did a great job of...
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 03-06-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,684
Posted By Overkill
Book 7

Yesterday afternoon Book 7, written by Bill Longyard, using Tim Bartonís research materials plus Billís, was delivered to Lane. Those on the list have received emails, and she started shipping...
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 03-06-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 22,859
Posted By Overkill
Book 7 is here and shipping

Yesterday afternoon Book 7, written by Bill Longyard, using Tim Bartonís research materials plus Billís, was delivered to Lane. Those on the list have received emails, and she started shipping...
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 02-17-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 22,859
Posted By Overkill
Barton Books

Bill and Lane are hard at work on Book 7. Both of them have invested huge hours to make this a reality. It will be announced here when it becomes available. Yes, if you bought books 1-6 from her,...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,446
Posted By Overkill
Great job

Looks good Kerry!
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