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Forum: Business Classifieds 03-18-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,938
Posted By bobadame
I'm happy with mine as well. Congratulations to...

I'm happy with mine as well. Congratulations to the new owners.
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,393
Posted By bobadame
It's interesting that the student's approach was...

It's interesting that the student's approach was to simply replace the human arms with robots while still using a standard wheeling machine. From what I read she was working with a group of R&D...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 02-16-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By bobadame
I tried to weld 7075 once and found it impossible...

I tried to weld 7075 once and found it impossible to make it flow together. It seemed to just turn gray and ball up and away from the adjacent piece. The few areas that did flow together cracked...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-17-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 82,358
Posted By bobadame
Really nice work Will. I've enjoyed watching your...

Really nice work Will. I've enjoyed watching your progress over the years. I've also enjoyed seeing pictures of your shop and friends. Looks like a great place to spend time.
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,125
Posted By bobadame
You might give them a call. They're still in...

You might give them a call. They're still in business in Chicago. 773-233-2063
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-31-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By bobadame
A sharp single cut mill file works well on flat...

A sharp single cut mill file works well on flat and outside contoured areas. Easier to control than a rotating disc.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-12-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,149
Posted By bobadame
I don't think it's been mentioned but you can do...

I don't think it's been mentioned but you can do some planishing with a wooden or a leather faced slapper against a steel dolly. These softer materials will average out the highs and lows with less...
Forum: Introductions 07-10-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By bobadame
Welcome to Fort Collins and to Allmetalshaping...

Welcome to Fort Collins and to Allmetalshaping Mike.
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-21-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 29,854
Posted By bobadame
That's a beautiful system. By physically locking...

That's a beautiful system. By physically locking the pieces together instead of welding, the aluminum retains it's full strength at the joints. Welding always anneals aluminum to condition zero which...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-16-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,917
Posted By bobadame
EMJ in Denver should have just about any metal...

EMJ in Denver should have just about any metal you might need. I buy my metal here in Fort Collins at a place called Metal Distributors. Last week I bought 2 sheets of .080, 3003-H14 there.
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-13-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 29,854
Posted By bobadame
You've teamed up with a couple of world class...

You've teamed up with a couple of world class gear heads. I've read about Pete's creations for years. Things are happening really fast with this project.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-12-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,917
Posted By bobadame
From an old book on al. alloys: 5052 ultimate...

From an old book on al. alloys: 5052 ultimate tensile strength is 28,000 psi (28Ksi) It will yield at 13 Ksi.

3003, assuming the heat treatment is the common H14 has an ultimate yield strength of...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-11-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 29,854
Posted By bobadame
Now this is going to be good!

Now this is going to be good!
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 06-05-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,515
Posted By bobadame
Might have to try a wheel barrow inner tube...

Might have to try a wheel barrow inner tube filled with sand, possibly stuffed into a tire which has had one side wall cut away.
Forum: Announcements 06-03-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,332
Posted By bobadame
I'm sorry to hear that Peter. Was looking forward...

I'm sorry to hear that Peter. Was looking forward to visiting with you again. Might have to go to Melbourne.:D
Forum: Buck Building 05-31-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,657
Posted By bobadame
Maybe a few neodymium magnets.

Maybe a few neodymium magnets.
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By bobadame
Another good steel for that application would be...

Another good steel for that application would be 4140 HT.
Forum: Events 05-09-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,873
Posted By bobadame
Looks like you guys had good weather. Dan's event...

Looks like you guys had good weather. Dan's event seems to just get better and better. A great place to be with gracious hosts.
Forum: Introductions 05-08-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By bobadame
Welcome to Allmetalshaping and to Colorado.

Welcome to Allmetalshaping and to Colorado.
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-04-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,229
Posted By bobadame
Really cool project there! I'm thinking that as...

Really cool project there! I'm thinking that as our Baby Boom generation begins to struggle with worn out knees, cyclecars just might make a come back.
Forum: Introductions 05-01-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,592
Posted By bobadame
I hope it works out Peter. I'll clean the shop...

I hope it works out Peter. I'll clean the shop just in case.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-19-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,127
Posted By bobadame
Very nice work Jeff. So is the rest of your...

Very nice work Jeff. So is the rest of your project. Nice lines.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-16-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,127
Posted By bobadame
I made this tooling to bead fenders with my...

I made this tooling to bead fenders with my wheeling machine. The o-ring in the center of the bead is there to help follow a line.
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Forum: Events 04-06-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 16,943
Posted By bobadame
I really wish I could have made it to this...

I really wish I could have made it to this gathering of friendly talented folks. Maybe next year.:)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-31-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,104
Posted By bobadame
In my example the 6 position switch could be...

In my example the 6 position switch could be replaced by a second potentiometer. The 3 wires on your pot are ground, input and output. To wire 2 pots in series; with the pot shafts facing up the...
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