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Forum: Introductions 04-02-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Gareth Davies
Welcome to the forum Steve, Iíll be interested to...

Welcome to the forum Steve, Iíll be interested to see pictures of your C10. Iíve had a bit of a soft spot for them after seeing the one in the film The Driver, which starred Ryan OíNeal.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-08-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 876
Posted By Gareth Davies
Iíll guess at around 6 to 7 hours.

Iíll guess at around 6 to 7 hours.
Forum: Introductions 02-19-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By Gareth Davies
Welcome to the forum Danny, plenty of us this...

Welcome to the forum Danny, plenty of us this side of the pond on here.
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-10-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,620
Posted By Gareth Davies
Richard, 1: Is that a Countach creeping into...

Richard,

1: Is that a Countach creeping into view?
2: Are they old school chairs supporting the Bugatti?:D
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By Gareth Davies
Thereís more shrink than stretch on square...

Thereís more shrink than stretch on square section and youíll find the inner face yields into a concave profile, thatís been my experience anyway. Iíve used my rollers on 50 x 50 x 3mm mild steel, 50...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-29-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By Gareth Davies
Looks like youíve got a fair bit of work ahead of...

Looks like youíve got a fair bit of work ahead of you George but itíll come right if youíve got the patience and determination to do it. A lad where I did my apprenticeship in the early 80ís had one...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-10-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By Gareth Davies
Kent White was repairing one recently and was...

Kent White was repairing one recently and was also asking similar questions. The thread is here

http://www.allmetalshaping.com/showthread.php?t=18336&highlight=Erco

Maybe worth contacting him...
Forum: Introductions 12-09-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
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Views: 269
Posted By Gareth Davies
Hi Roy, welcome to the forum. Is it early Nissan...

Hi Roy, welcome to the forum. Is it early Nissan cars that youíre working on?
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By Gareth Davies
I follow Kyle on Instagram and he has a really...

I follow Kyle on Instagram and he has a really nice shop now with some interesting projects going on. Definitely a rising star.
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 11-30-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By Gareth Davies
Itís got to be a scam. The last 665ís I saw sold...

Itís got to be a scam. The last 665ís I saw sold made £16k each at auction plus the 15% buyers premium, and they were cheap. No way would anyone legitimate let one go for that price. Just forget it.
Forum: Introductions 11-16-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By Gareth Davies
Welcome to the forum Maurice, thereís plenty to...

Welcome to the forum Maurice, thereís plenty to see and learn on here. There is also a growing number of UK members so you may find someone local who you can meet up with to see how they do things....
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By Gareth Davies
Great bit of recycling and a handy hint.

Great bit of recycling and a handy hint.
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-17-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 41,119
Posted By Gareth Davies
Dane, if you follow the link below, youíll see...

Dane, if you follow the link below, youíll see what we have available in the UK at that size and budget so itís entirely possible to get what you require within budget. Iím not sure how costly it...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-17-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,119
Posted By Gareth Davies
I'd just have them CNC turned out of solid with a...

I'd just have them CNC turned out of solid with a plain (or stepped bore). Cheap and easy, no messing around making your own tooling.
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-16-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,276
Posted By Gareth Davies
I've been following him on Instagram for a number...

I've been following him on Instagram for a number of months and his work is stunning. He's progressed a long way from making gas tanks for chopper's, a real talent.
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,490
Posted By Gareth Davies
Carl, have a look on eBay for a member called CA...

Carl, have a look on eBay for a member called CA Metalworks or cametalworks - I think his name is Chris Atkinson. Hopefully heís still going but he used to make vintage tractor wings (fenders) and I...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 10-10-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,803
Posted By Gareth Davies
Jim, I was going to suggest you look at the Hen...

Jim, I was going to suggest you look at the Hen Rob torch but itís not available in the UK and is a similar price to the Meco.

...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 10-09-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,803
Posted By Gareth Davies
Jim, I found the Meco Midget on this site for...

Jim, I found the Meco Midget on this site for £318.00 including VAT

https://www.hswalsh.com/product/meco-midget-torch-tb42
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-08-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,480
Posted By Gareth Davies
Try some 1050 for messing around with at first,...

Try some 1050 for messing around with at first, then work your way up the grades.
Forum: Introductions 09-21-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By Gareth Davies
Welcome to the forum Jeff, nice wall youíve built...

Welcome to the forum Jeff, nice wall youíve built there. Youíll get plenty of inspiration for more projects on here.
Forum: Introductions 09-21-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,544
Posted By Gareth Davies
He joined in 2012 but someone bumped this thread...

He joined in 2012 but someone bumped this thread yesterday. You've welcomed a seasoned member:D
Forum: Introductions 09-11-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By Gareth Davies
Welcome to the forum Keye.

Welcome to the forum Keye.
Forum: Comments and Suggestions 09-11-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,790
Posted By Gareth Davies
My son flew out to Charlotte this morning and...

My son flew out to Charlotte this morning and heís a nervous traveller at the best of times so news of a hurricane didnít make him feel any better:(

Letís hope everyone stays safe and any damage...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-05-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,822
Posted By Gareth Davies
Here ya go. ...

Here ya go.

https://www.mathopenref.com/arcradius.html

Sit a straight edge of a known length over the longest part of the radius you can and then measure the gap between straight edge and part...
Forum: Introductions 09-04-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Gareth Davies
Welcome to the forum Stuart, whereabouts in the...

Welcome to the forum Stuart, whereabouts in the UK are you based? Do you have any projects on the go at the minute?
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