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Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,687
Posted By fred26t
Metal finish...

I have had some really good results on steel with a friction disk. The say the disk work as good on aluminium but I have not tried, especially on .040. Fred26t
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-04-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,595
Posted By fred26t

Yes the welding is really GREAT! It looks like it was done by a machine. Can you show how your welding is done? Fred26T
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-27-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,595
Posted By fred26t

Very nice work. Fred
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,354
Posted By fred26t
Bill, any tips for realigning the 4 way box blades....

My 4 way came with newsprint shimmed blades on the brake. I also found the brake fingers to be a little to sharp (cut right through 3003) so I sanded the tip a little. I have made my own blades with...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-16-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 284,150
Posted By fred26t
The motor does not even have to be running.

Glad your ok Jack! I once reached to get the ringing phone not remembering the wheel cocks had been pulled out from the race car. I got my foot caught Under the big racing slick. The car stared to...
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,435
Posted By fred26t
Just a box is like saying...

...just a woman! Fred26T
Forum: Comments and Suggestions 04-30-2018, 07:05 PM
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Views: 1,977
Posted By fred26t
Great Buck Building you-tube

I felt this was a really detailed video on how to build a buck:

Runge Cars - Jay Leno's Garage
Jay Leno's Garage
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Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-18-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,904
Posted By fred26t
Love those front wheels!

I used to live right down the street from Hildebrand and when I built my funny car we bought a full set, had them all polished then put into what they called the "pickle Tank". Ended up with polished...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-18-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,919
Posted By fred26t
Great work!

All great ideas for how to do the bead. Another way similar to what you did would be to use a small "Hot Dog Die" underneath and 2 doggies on top. Fred26t
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 04-18-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,384
Posted By fred26t
Helpful Tin Man

I have found Kent to be an exultant source of knowledge. I have many tape, DVD's and some tools and the on I like the best is my power hammer and the assortment of hammers and bucks I have for it....
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-05-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,407
Posted By fred26t
Brings back old memories....

This is great! The reveal down the center of the skin is a nice touch as are the louveers. Great work!! Fred26T
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-07-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,817
Posted By fred26t
Often I am amazed at how much thought goes into building something.

Having built 5 race cars and 7 street cars, one street bike I am amazed at how much thought it takes to do it takes. Fred26t
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,959
Posted By fred26t
R.I.P. such a great teacher!

Ron 1st 2 books were the standard shapers book. I really loved his little metal shaping magazine was also great. I still review them often. Fred
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-14-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,687
Posted By fred26t
Nice Cab over

That is really a nice cab-over. Fred26t
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-14-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 27,124
Posted By fred26t
Off roading the buses?

What are they doing off-roading these buses? Fred26T
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-25-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 284,150
Posted By fred26t
Awesome Job

Jack many of us have been watching your posts for a long time but you are making progress. It will be great.
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 17,765
Posted By fred26t
Oskash I assume you got there.

Did you see the Hamilton Metalplane, one of the very earliest parts of what would become the Boeing corporation.
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 02-09-2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 22,519
Posted By fred26t
Nice video

Really nice video. I work mostly in aluminium 3003 h14. I am trying to think of a different way than punching for the marking. I have enough dings to get out. Fred26t
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-06-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 110,829
Posted By fred26t
I also beat Ronda...

Orange County Funny car meet. Don't ask me what year, too long ago. OCIR had advertised 32 funny cars on a summer Saturday night. Because it was summer all of the big pros were back east. I had a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 20,475
Posted By fred26t
Thumbs up I have Kent's 1000 model, kit set up.

After attending Steve Hoges class on shaping I was sold on the 1000. At the time it was the only model Kent had. I have found it to be a great metal forming tool. I think I use it more than my...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-18-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 284,150
Posted By fred26t
Nice Workmanship

Thanks for sharing. Fred26t
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-03-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,903
Posted By fred26t

Very nice start. Looks like you have a Yoder or Pullmax? Fred26T
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-20-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,177
Posted By fred26t
Great work and pictures

It will be to nice to paint. Fred26t
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-19-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 284,150
Posted By fred26t

Sometimes I think to do metal shaping you also need to be a very good wood worker. Fred26t
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-26-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 284,150
Posted By fred26t
Big job, great work.

You took on a big job and have done well. Please keep posting. Fred26T
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