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Forum: Events 07-01-2017, 01:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,092
Posted By joemato
Dutchmeet 6-10

Hi Marty, Glad I saw this. I saw before you were starting on the 7th. No problem, will be there around noon on the 6th Looking forward to it. Joe
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 07-01-2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,001
Posted By joemato
Dcnp

I don't know anything about this but I know electricity. The AC going thru a
transformer would make a higher or lower voltage depending on the winding.
An recifier would change the sine wave into...
Forum: Events 02-15-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,167
Posted By joemato
Dutchmeet

Marty, Thanks! See you bright and early. Kind of like an early Christmas.
Please say hi to your folks! They are great. joeandrose
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 02-13-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,052
Posted By joemato
HF clearance

Went over the local store and as you said, out front is the STR-SHR mounted on its stand. Oh boy! I drag it over to the checkout and they want $240 for it.
I said there must be a mistake, its...
Forum: Introductions 07-15-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By joemato
Hi

You live close to Dutch Comstock who has a metal shaping shop in East Herkimer. He has a meet every July where guys get together to work on their projects. I was able to make 5 pieces and a baking...
Forum: Introductions 06-05-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,543
Posted By joemato
Starting out

You can go to the basic section on this site and check out the machine clip where they have a bit on hammering on and off dolly.Also a section on hand tools, log blocks and sand bags. Eastwood has a...
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,135
Posted By joemato
Dutchmeet 17

Marty, Guess I'll have to corner the market on bananas to keep your hounds happy. Can't wait for summer. Say hi to your folks. Joe and Rose
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-25-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,486
Posted By joemato
radius and contour gage

I found a radius gage at Trick Tools for less than 20 bucks and its worth its weight in gold. They also have a 3 ft contour gage that you tighten its screws set about 6" apart which wasn't too...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-15-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,201
Posted By joemato
David Gardiner

David has probably the best dvd out on how to make panels by hand. Its about 2 1/2 hours long and has segments on different aspects of making panels. He has a piece of rail that he uses for almost...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-15-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,201
Posted By joemato
beading by hand

I made swages or channels by having bar stock under the channel and using a hammer and chisel to form the edge. It came out OK, but the bead roller makes it faster and much easier.
Forum: Announcements 01-07-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,742
Posted By joemato
anything goin on?

Bailleigh has a shaping class in Manitowoc, Wi march 11-12. Power hammers and ewheels. Posted here 12-3. Joe
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,983
Posted By joemato
Gilbows

As I said before, you can get them on ebay. Just type Gilbow on search. They come in different sizes from 8-14".
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-02-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,538
Posted By joemato
Pumping the e wheel

If I'm not mistaken you push down as the piece goes to the wheel and set up the next track as it comes back..
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,705
Posted By joemato
The dogs are a trip too!

They love bananas. My wife was holding 6 of them and I said " who are they for"and she said "for the dogs". Dutch's bride Linda not only does the cooking but keeps them in line. There are some...
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,420
Posted By joemato
John

I have spent too much time in the sandbox and the results of amputation are worse than just missing a paw. Folks in that part of the world use their left hand for cleaning after toilet and their...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 09-01-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,154
Posted By joemato
Atomic Welder

Somebody at Miller must have been out to lunch when they came up with this name. I would be scared of radioactivity.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 09-01-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,154
Posted By joemato
Atomic Welder

Somebody at Miller must have been out to lunch when they came up with this name. I 'd be scared of radioactivity. :D
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 08-31-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,886
Posted By joemato
HF sale

Marty's beloved slapper mod is dicussed in a tool article in the basic section. It is a beauty.
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 08-31-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,886
Posted By joemato
HF sale

Dutch Comstock took the slapper from one of those sets and welded a 15"
handle to it and bingo, a tool anyone would be proud to own. well balanced and
powerfull.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 08-29-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,418
Posted By joemato
Purox 15

Kent, Should have told you but this tip was stamped Linde. Joe
PS when are you going to put out a dvd on that horrendous wreck you are putting back together? Would be enlightning.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 08-29-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,418
Posted By joemato
Purox tips

Kent, One is a 15 which I use on steel and the other is small and has 1-6 on the base and 1 on the stem. It is useless. Thanks again. Joe
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 08-29-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,418
Posted By joemato
Purox torch

Kent, Thanks for making my torch usable. Joe
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-28-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 52,904
Posted By joemato
Roadster

What type of metal and what gage is it? Joe Mato
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 08-28-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,418
Posted By joemato
Purox tips

Bill, Which one can you use for aluminum? No one seems to know. Joe
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 08-28-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,418
Posted By joemato
Purox torches

I have a W200 torch and heard it is good for Aluminum. Does anyone know
what tip to use for Aluminum and anywhere I can get one? thanks, Joe
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