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Forum: Introductions 01-15-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By longyard
Welcome Jeremy. You might consider taking a...

Welcome Jeremy. You might consider taking a wheeling course with Geoff Moss in Liskeard down on the Cornwall coast.


http://www.mphmotorpanels.com/Wheeling.htm
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 01-02-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,542
Posted By longyard
Sorry that some of you can't see the video. I'm...

Sorry that some of you can't see the video. I'm not tech geek enough to know what to recommend, regretfully.


Peter, Thank-you for amplifying on Mohamed's technique. I'm sure you learned from...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 01-02-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,542
Posted By longyard
Awadi Welds Steel Video

Here's Mohamed Awadi welding steel on a new body. Notice how he uses his left hand as a fulcrum and rocks the torch in and out of the puddle.

...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-01-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By longyard
Yes Jaroslav. The next time I visit Mohamed at...

Yes Jaroslav. The next time I visit Mohamed at his new shop/school in Tunisia I'll make a video. When he worked for Cooper in Lyon photography wasn't permitted.
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-31-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By longyard
An "olive machine" curves a sheet of metal, but...

An "olive machine" curves a sheet of metal, but does not stretch it the way an English wheel does. You can achieve the same result in an English wheel if you use a soft upper wheel, such as a...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-29-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By longyard
I think most bucks were considered "yesterday's...

I think most bucks were considered "yesterday's news" and due to the very limited space in most European workshops, they weren't considered worth keeping. I know of only one original Bugatti buck...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-29-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By longyard
I'm not sure why Marc. When I click on it, it...

I'm not sure why Marc. When I click on it, it opens correctly. I can't explain that regretfully.
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-28-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By longyard
Saoutchik Article: M. Awadi and Olive Machine

Here's a great PDF down-loadable article on Mohamed Awadi using an olive machine in David Cooper's shop in France. When Tim Barton originally reported on "olive machines" in his metal shaping...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-26-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,439
Posted By longyard
This video will help a lot, especially on the...

This video will help a lot, especially on the "hip" feature at your #2.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeXtezrmK3M
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,237
Posted By longyard
Will, I was just down in Gastonia today to buy...

Will, I was just down in Gastonia today to buy some wheels off a guy. Turns out he's into Model As and said he used to hang with you years ago when you visited his Model A group in Gastonia. ...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,237
Posted By longyard
Will, A few years back you showed me that chassis...

Will, A few years back you showed me that chassis engineering manuscript you had written. I've known engineering students at MIT who couldn't have understood half as much as you have about racing...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-17-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 79,342
Posted By longyard
If I squint my eyes I can just see Eddie...

If I squint my eyes I can just see Eddie Rickenbacker whipping that around the Brickyard... Great work, and will be a sure attention grabber on the road.
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By longyard
Hi Neil, I'm at: longyard@ix.netcom.com As Mark...

Hi Neil, I'm at: longyard@ix.netcom.com As Mark pointed out, I have lots of shots of the car that I took at the Prague museum .
Forum: Introductions 12-12-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By longyard
Damian, You're living near a lot of great sheet...

Damian, You're living near a lot of great sheet metal talent, including "Rock Hill" Will Cronkrite. Welcome to the forum. Pictures of what you're working on are always appreciated.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-20-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By longyard
Peter, This is very helpful! I'm looking for...

Peter, This is very helpful! I'm looking for design drawings with dimensions to build one. Which would be the best source for that? THANKS!
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-20-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By longyard
Ferarri 250GTO Frame?

Anyone have, or know of a source for, plans or drawings for the chassis of a Ferrari 250 GTO?
Forum: Announcements 11-13-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,169
Posted By longyard
Wow! That's going to be a very informative...

Wow! That's going to be a very informative "camp". Please take notes and pass 'em on.
Forum: Announcements 11-08-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,974
Posted By longyard
Will, I attended two of your events and they were...

Will, I attended two of your events and they were both wonderful, and rewarding. New tips, new techniques, but mostly new friends.


During my travels I am often asked about you and the Roundup. ...
Forum: Resources 11-07-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,125
Posted By longyard
Oleg, Mohamed said that he will work with you...

Oleg, Mohamed said that he will work with you meet your needs. He will write to you directly.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-05-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,285
Posted By longyard
Thanks for chiming in Bill. Your expertise in...

Thanks for chiming in Bill. Your expertise in aviation related threads is always appreciated.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-05-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,285
Posted By longyard
Great video, Kent! Thanks for the link. I'd...

Great video, Kent! Thanks for the link. I'd never seen that done before.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-05-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,285
Posted By longyard
Thank-you. I'm unfamiliar with those alloys.

Thank-you. I'm unfamiliar with those alloys.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-05-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,285
Posted By longyard
Ron, Do you remember Joe Schiavone? He lives...

Ron, Do you remember Joe Schiavone? He lives down here in NC now and mentions your name every once in a while when the subject of metal comes up.
Forum: Buck Building 11-05-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 601
Posted By longyard
Ferrari 250GT Buck

FERRARI 250 GT BERLINETTA (SWB) Buck at the Ferrari Museum in Maranello. Note the aluminized tape on the buck to protect it from tack-welding flames. Weld lines on body are self-evident.


New...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-05-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,285
Posted By longyard
What Weld Process, 1950ish?

I saw this perfect weld on an Allison J33-A-35 jet engine in the Museo Nicolis museum near Verona (GREAT museum, btw!) The engine was made sometime between 1949 and 1955.


Can anyone identify...
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