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Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-14-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By Payupv8
Thank you! Definitely does, I tend to way over...

Thank you! Definitely does, I tend to way over think things most of the time.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-07-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By Payupv8
I kinda understand what your saying but Iam more...

I kinda understand what your saying but Iam more of a visual learner. Thank you
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-07-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By Payupv8
Thatís ok. I have been doing a ton of research...

Thatís ok. I have been doing a ton of research and found the equation to figure out my set back and then how to figure out my bend allowance I found some very helpful videos on you tube explaining...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-04-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By Payupv8
Thanks Kent could you explain how to find out...

Thanks Kent could you explain how to find out where my setback is?
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-02-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By Payupv8
50252 So how would I go about marking the...

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So how would I go about marking the return to accurately reproduce it? Should I mark the middle of the return and use that as the line to make my bend on?
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-28-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By Payupv8
Peter thanks thatís kind of what I was looking...

Peter thanks thatís kind of what I was looking for. I appreciate all the info, Iam just looking to improve/get a littler quicker and build a little more confidence. It seems like the panels Iam...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-28-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By Payupv8
Kent I guess what Iam trying to say is that Iam...

Kent I guess what Iam trying to say is that Iam second guessing myself after I make my patterns so I end up making them again and it takes me longer to produce the part. Is there a method to...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-28-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By Payupv8
Tips and tricks for making patterns and templates

Iam looking for tips and tricks to get a little faster in making my patterns and templates and correctly marking details such as body lines and how to correctly measure them. I feel that I spend a...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-15-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,777
Posted By Payupv8
Here's where Iam at now it's better. But I have...

Here's where Iam at now it's better. But I have learned a lot along the way I have to move on now with the patch. The door will get skimmed with a little filler. I will do things different next time...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-04-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,777
Posted By Payupv8
Thanks I'll try that I have been mainly using a...

Thanks I'll try that I have been mainly using a low crown dolly to match the shape of the door but I'll try a higher crown later tonight when I work on the door I have a couple high spots I need to...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-03-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,777
Posted By Payupv8
Heres where Iam at now having a hard time getting...

Heres where Iam at now having a hard time getting the weld raised up where it's circled there's absolutely no access

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Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-03-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,777
Posted By Payupv8
That's how I have been doing it but as everything...

That's how I have been doing it but as everything goes it takes practice to get better at it
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-01-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,777
Posted By Payupv8
Peter thanks for the help! I do see some of the...

Peter thanks for the help! I do see some of the things I did wrong now with this patch and why I have created so much work for myself with the tips you gave me. My fit up wasn't the best, but better...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-01-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,777
Posted By Payupv8
Ok thanks for the reply Iam gonna cut a hole so I...

Ok thanks for the reply Iam gonna cut a hole so I can get bettter access or maybe make a tool to get be hind there better it's to awkward with my hand trying to get in there and hold a dolly and push...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-31-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,777
Posted By Payupv8
I wasn't happy with the patch so I broke the...

I wasn't happy with the patch so I broke the tacks retacked it and did a little hammer on dolly work Iam wondering now if I need to do a little more or if I have a shape issue. I do plan on cutting a...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-24-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,777
Posted By Payupv8
Here's a before picture, of how the patch fit ...

Here's a before picture, of how the patch fit

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Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-24-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,777
Posted By Payupv8
I feel like the shape was correct. When I laid...

I feel like the shape was correct. When I laid the patch over the piece I was gonna cut out it seemed to fit pretty well so I went a head and cut it out. I removed the glass and all the mechanicals...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-22-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,777
Posted By Payupv8
Thank you for the replay. Should I only hammer...

Thank you for the replay. Should I only hammer the tack or should I hammer and dolly the whole joint? The joint is much lower then the door and the patch?
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-20-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,777
Posted By Payupv8
Here's another angle48140

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Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-20-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,777
Posted By Payupv8
Door patch

I made this small door patch for my buddies 240z I tacked it in with my tig welder last night it looks like it pulled I just need some confermation if the plan I have is correct. My plan of attack is...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-17-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,700
Posted By Payupv8
That would be awesome! That track nose looks like...

That would be awesome! That track nose looks like it would be super fun to make! Where abouts in Santa Cruz are you?
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-17-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,700
Posted By Payupv8
Not to hijack your thread but I see your from...

Not to hijack your thread but I see your from Santa Cruz so am I! It's cool to see/meet other metal shapers from Santa Cruz also. Maybe we could get together and make some scrap metal. Lol
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-20-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,994
Posted By Payupv8
I reall Like this gauge very cool idea, I wonder...

I reall Like this gauge very cool idea, I wonder how hard it would be to duplicate, I had to put this fender project to the side for a bit to repair some rusty doors for my friend and Iam starting an...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-13-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,994
Posted By Payupv8
Lots of great ideas! That's why I like this...

Lots of great ideas! That's why I like this forum! I need to determine where it starts and stops so I can duplicate it other wise it won't be accurate. Also when I know where it starts and stops so I...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-12-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,994
Posted By Payupv8
Here's a side view of the radius Iam trying to...

Here's a side view of the radius Iam trying to figure out where it starts

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