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Forum: Automotive Projects 01-17-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,466
Posted By Charlie Myres
By jingo you have nailed that aluminium welding...

By jingo you have nailed that aluminium welding Onorius! Top work!

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Buck Building 01-17-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,472
Posted By Charlie Myres
Very useful post Jack! For those that don't...

Very useful post Jack!

For those that don't like large amounts of wood dust who does? when the weather allows, do it outside.

I sometimes weld and oxy-cut outside when the season is right,...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-17-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By Charlie Myres
:lol::lol::lol: Oh what a classic! One I...

:lol::lol::lol:

Oh what a classic! One I will always remember!

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-16-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,321
Posted By Charlie Myres
How can we find out when your classes are Peter? ...

How can we find out when your classes are Peter?

I am very tempted,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-16-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By Charlie Myres
Not sure where the "toxic" phobia came from, but...

Not sure where the "toxic" phobia came from, but have a read of this https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/phs/phs.asp?id=1076&tid=34

I have been eating out of aluminium cooking vessels since 1960 and I am...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-08-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,321
Posted By Charlie Myres
I think you should add yourself to the list of...

I think you should add yourself to the list of one of the best in the World Bernhard!

Thank you for posting your tips on aluminium welding, it is the first time I have heard of using alcohol in...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 12-27-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,243
Posted By Charlie Myres
Nice welding Robert! Now go the full-monty and...

Nice welding Robert! Now go the full-monty and bend it to 180 deg,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-20-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 25,827
Posted By Charlie Myres
I wonder about using stainless steel for the...

I wonder about using stainless steel for the fasteners; it is not high-tensile and may be too weak for the job,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,237
Posted By Charlie Myres
Sadly the same thing is still happening in...

Sadly the same thing is still happening in Australia, including our high schools where every student must become a "designer", making things is for stupid people.

It used make me so angry when...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By Charlie Myres
The dimple dies I have made are centralised with...

The dimple dies I have made are centralised with a 1/8" roll-pin. This suits my projects, because the dimples require a fastener in them when finished and I use the hole that the roll-pin was in.
...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-16-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By Charlie Myres
Oh I love your work Bernhard! Nice to see...

Oh I love your work Bernhard!

Nice to see you posting again,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 10-21-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,179
Posted By Charlie Myres
All the legends on this site seem to prefer oxy...

All the legends on this site seem to prefer oxy welding.

Good luck!

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-16-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,313
Posted By Charlie Myres
I would use rolls to make the cone, or if they...

I would use rolls to make the cone, or if they are too small for that, fold them around a mandrel and then weld, or solder them along the seam,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-24-2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 313,027
Posted By Charlie Myres
Your attention to detail is admirable sir! :)

Your attention to detail is admirable sir! :)
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-09-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 25,827
Posted By Charlie Myres
Nice work Joel. When I make flanges, I cut...

Nice work Joel.

When I make flanges, I cut out the disc sometimes circular; or just like you did it then I drill a hole in the centre to take a mandrel with a nut on it and grip the mandrel in...
Forum: Beginner Projects 09-07-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,033
Posted By Charlie Myres
I think this is the best instructional post I...

I think this is the best instructional post I have read on this site!

Cliffy you have a natural talent, not only with your hands, but also with the pen. :)

Fantastic work too by the way! :)
...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,786
Posted By Charlie Myres
I do the same as John, but I use a piece of very...

I do the same as John, but I use a piece of very thin leather instead of a rag; but you probably know that already Bill, seeing that you have done such a good job already.

Once you have the metal...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-01-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 83,655
Posted By Charlie Myres
Fantastic work as usual Neil! Seeing that...

Fantastic work as usual Neil!

Seeing that you made that bonnet frame by hand, without a machine I vote you Metal-shaper of the Year.

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-31-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,366
Posted By Charlie Myres
Can't see your pictures Mike. :confused: ...

Can't see your pictures Mike. :confused:

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-26-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,122
Posted By Charlie Myres
Nice work Carl!

Nice work Carl!
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,274
Posted By Charlie Myres
Lovely work Peter! Let this...

Lovely work Peter!

Let this babe-in-the-woods have an educated guess at a process which might work.
* Roll and slap the cone with a straight axis over a forming-stake.
* Stretch the return with...
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-09-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 32,182
Posted By Charlie Myres
From small dumpy and boring to graceful and...

From small dumpy and boring to graceful and elegant - such genius!
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-24-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 25,827
Posted By Charlie Myres
Don't forget to cover the glass, before a spark...

Don't forget to cover the glass, before a spark sticks to it!

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-15-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 83,655
Posted By Charlie Myres
By Jingo you are good at this! I want to...

By Jingo you are good at this!

I want to make one of those machines as well :) Any chance of some more photos of the machine while it is working?

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-08-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,947
Posted By Charlie Myres
Thoughts from an inexpert. Imagine looking at...

Thoughts from an inexpert.
Imagine looking at the edge of a piece of metal with a small dent (low spot) in it.

With a dolly close to the shape of the panel, under the low pushing upwards; one...
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