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Forum: Heads Up Announcements 08-17-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,010
Posted By rustreapers
Trumpf Nibbler CN-701 for sale!!

This popped up on Craigs List this morning. TRUMPH Nibbler CN-701 - $4,400 (York PA)
https://cleveland.craigslist.org/tls/d/york-trumph-nibbler-cn-701/7178782576.html
I am NOT the seller.
Forum: Events 08-01-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,472
Posted By rustreapers
With regrets John Phillips can not attend. My...

With regrets John Phillips can not attend.
My grandson is graduating welding school!!
Forum: Business Classifieds 07-27-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,166
Posted By rustreapers
I'm 65 and with my pension I would love to...

I'm 65 and with my pension I would love to migrate to England. GOD SAVE THE KING!!
Forum: Buck Building 07-08-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,003
Posted By rustreapers
Down payment??

Looks like a great thing but when I opted to buy it now they require a down payment. You are then instructed to contact them via email. If the sell where located in any other country but Russia I may...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-08-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,688
Posted By rustreapers
Lath ball turning

I purchased this lathe attachment on Ebay for the same cost as a small set of tee dollies and made ten pieces. Thanks to this posting I am going to try the tapered ones and have yet to turn bead...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-31-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,880
Posted By rustreapers
Sema 2016

Sorry to be a wet blanket but this project should be done by now as it was premiered in the 2016-17 Sema show.
Forum: Events 02-11-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,472
Posted By rustreapers
Add me to the list please

Hi from Columbus Ohio. I'm a novice to shaping and would like to attend. Would I be en posing if I bring a fender buck?
Forum: Introductions 09-06-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By rustreapers
Hey Jim I am in Groveport. Shoot me a privet...

Hey Jim I am in Groveport. Shoot me a privet message and maybe we can meet.
Regards
John
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,494
Posted By rustreapers
I agree with Norson. DO NO HARM!!!!!. These cars...

I agree with Norson. DO NO HARM!!!!!. These cars are getting harder to find so one should keep it as original as possible or be able to re-alter back in the future.
Solve the problem. Apply sealant...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-12-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,156
Posted By rustreapers
Yes a layer of tape between the two stops them...

Yes a layer of tape between the two stops them from sticking together during filling.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-12-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,156
Posted By rustreapers
The welting strip is the worst for causing rust...

The welting strip is the worst for causing rust in the fender lip and the cowl as is present in our photo. I believe that it was used for a loose tolerance in stamping and aligning to compound...
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,096
Posted By rustreapers
Rust Repair vs Restoration.

I use Cleco when shaping a panel when the need to remove/replace it is repetitive. For floors and trunks or other under panels usually shaped once and ready to weld I use sheet metal screws mostly to...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-30-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 125,520
Posted By rustreapers
Shaping procedure.

Would you give a description of the the individual steps used to make this part.
I can see where you shrunk the left side but stopped well away from the upper section at the notch.I am assuming that...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-30-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,808
Posted By rustreapers
Ak is now draw quality

Alro has Ak steel but they catalog it as draw quality and it is 19 gauge.
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,486
Posted By rustreapers
Flux core welding wire.

This is the same type of machine used for processing flux core welding wire.
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-24-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,317
Posted By rustreapers
Material Thickness.

What gauge of brass did you use?
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-11-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,959
Posted By rustreapers
Alro

I purchased my 19ga draw quality from Alro steel. @ $120.00 each for a order of 3 sheets. This price reflects a lite discount for a larger order and takes advantage of the shipping. I found it much...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 10-22-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,447
Posted By rustreapers
Uno spot.

I MIG welded mine last week one spot at a time. I would rather have made the panel in one piece and had 2 sides with stock welds.

49411

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Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,183
Posted By rustreapers
bead roller two in one!!

Just buy a second bead roller. I had two HF rollers that I combined into one.
I got:
2 body plates for stiffening.
3 gears for sliding.
Extra long shaft for sliding.
Extra beads to re-machine to...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-26-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,458
Posted By rustreapers
Draw quality 19 ga. shaping

I can't answering for David! But this metal is quick to respond to hammering, rolling n beading. Not to mention stump shrinking. Here is a practice wheel arch I did in about an hour n a half. I was...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-01-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,458
Posted By rustreapers
19Ga Dead Soft

The more you buy the cheaper it is. I'm not saying $35.00 worth just saying. I rechecked with Central Steel N Wire (waiting on a quote) for 19ga CS or commercial grade and found dead soft 19ga....
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-31-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,458
Posted By rustreapers
Alro and 19ga.

I copied this from myalro.com I hope this helps.

A1008 CR AKDQ is a Type B cold rolled sheet that is a HSLA (High Strength Low Alloy). The AKDQ refers to the process that makes this grade of A1008...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-27-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,434
Posted By rustreapers
Tool Gel??

What is the tool gel coat? Is it regular gel coating or a specialty type designed to resist the impact from flow forming?
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,450
Posted By rustreapers
1974 VW camper bus

I have picked enough tips and tricks form this site to give me enough confidence to tackle this roof patch for a 74 VW camper bus. I had practiced shapes like this before but had never done one to...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,916
Posted By rustreapers
Alro

Alro carries it Both Draw and deep Draw. Nineteen gauge as well.
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