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Forum: Automotive Projects 01-13-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 313,016
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Cyanide copper provides a more even plate. The...

Cyanide copper provides a more even plate. The other process is acid copper plating which actually provides more buildup but also is less even, more build around edges.Either process will work, the...
Forum: Events 01-05-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Peter if you intend to try this year, now would...

Peter if you intend to try this year, now would be the time to start the process. From what I can tell certain business related Visa's are limited. Sort of a first come first serve basis. Perhaps...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-04-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,320
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
A BIG Thank you to Peter and Matt for sharing...

A BIG Thank you to Peter and Matt for sharing that information. :D
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-03-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,320
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Matt what exactly do you mean when you say a...

Matt what exactly do you mean when you say a traditional approach to setting up the torch? Slightly carburizing flame???
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
If your funds are tight DVD's 7,8 and 9 are the...

If your funds are tight DVD's 7,8 and 9 are the ones to get. Available in one set.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 01-02-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,542
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Not working for me either.:confused:

Not working for me either.:confused:
Forum: Announcements 12-25-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Merry Christmas everyone.:) ...

Merry Christmas everyone.:)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNMgmf0NTO4
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-15-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,160
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Central Steel has a location in Greensboro. They...

Central Steel has a location in Greensboro. They carry AKDQ in 19ga. Actually have a huge selection of differing sheet steel products. One of the few that stocks HSLA sheets.

...
Forum: Buck Building 12-02-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,471
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Wonder how well that TIG in the background works...

Wonder how well that TIG in the background works on a wooden floor? :lol: Did go to the website, seems like a first rate shop.
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,106
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Kent is that what you were using in the gas...

Kent is that what you were using in the gas welding aluminum video? I remember you talking about it being on a roll.
Forum: Announcements 11-13-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,169
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Sounds like it's going to be fun. :cool: Wish I...

Sounds like it's going to be fun. :cool: Wish I could be there.
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
God bless him and his family.

God bless him and his family.
Forum: Beginner Projects 10-30-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,392
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Pat try asking your question here:The H.A.M.B....

Pat try asking your question here:The H.A.M.B. (https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/)

Someone at that forum should be able to give you an answer.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-24-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,310
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Your first tools IMO should be videos from Peter...

Your first tools IMO should be videos from Peter Tommasini, (http://www.handbuilt.net.au/dvds.html)
Kent White, (https://www.tinmantech.com/products/dvds/)
and David Gardiner....
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 10-10-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,241
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Perhaps try contacting David Gardiner. He's not...

Perhaps try contacting David Gardiner. He's not active here on this forum anymore but he is in the UK and a big proponent of gas welding. He mentioned what he used one time, IIRC he said it was very...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-06-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 373,189
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Sorry about your loss Marcus. It's never easy no...

Sorry about your loss Marcus. It's never easy no matter how old a parent is. :(
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-19-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Mr. White has a nice informative and very...

Mr. White has a nice informative and very affordable booklet on wheeling available through his site. Tinmantech.com. He also has several videos available on the subject. Peter Tommasini's videos are...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,196
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
If you do re-do it try getting the metal the same...

If you do re-do it try getting the metal the same thickness. That is pretty important if you are trying to get it close in metal. That era VW should probably be 20 gauge. (.036 or thereabouts)
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-11-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 23,641
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Another bending option would be filling the tube...

Another bending option would be filling the tube with sand (must be dry!!!) and heating the area to be bent. Poor mans mandrel bender, works well when doing exhaust tubing, should work well for this....
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 05-29-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,529
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
John, I'm a heavy collision guy, and usually it's...

John, I'm a heavy collision guy, and usually it's from contamination on the backside. Usually happens to me if I'm plugging a used panel. Especially if I don't take the time to get it completely...
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
5554 is the recommended alloy to use if you are...

5554 is the recommended alloy to use if you are doing any MIG welding on the Ford bodies. If memory serves me, Ford recommends using 1.2 mm 5554 when MIG welding on their trucks.

Here is a link...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,388
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Back in '07 or '08 on TheHamb that same rumor was...

Back in '07 or '08 on TheHamb that same rumor was going around. No evidence of an Obituary via a Google search I just did now.
Interesting thing about him, much like Cass Nowrocki he emigrated to...
Forum: Announcements 05-17-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,321
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Anyone here have any influential friends that...

Anyone here have any influential friends that might be able to help Peter get a Visa? Would be a shame if they denied his Visa for the second straight year.

Which class of Visa are you applying...
Forum: Announcements 05-17-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,321
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Peter there are Attorneys in Australia who...

Peter there are Attorneys in Australia who specialize in Visa help especially for an Australian Citizen trying to get a US Visa. Perhaps checking with one might help.
Forum: Announcements 05-16-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,321
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Say the right things Peter. Tell them what they...

Say the right things Peter. Tell them what they want to hear.:lol:
Good Luck.:)
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