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Forum: Automotive Projects 09-09-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,235
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, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,111
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! :)
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Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,032
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, 05:51 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 75,239
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, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
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, 05:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,333
Posted By Charlie Myres
Nice work Carl!

Nice work Carl!
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
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, 06:17 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 20,906
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, 04:58 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,235
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, 04:48 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 75,239
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, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,390
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...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-14-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,433
Posted By Charlie Myres
I don't regret for a second buying mine about 5...

I don't regret for a second buying mine about 5 years ago, it is a very versatile and useful bender.

Every machine has its limitations, it is what makes metal-work interesting sometimes :)
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Forum: Introductions 06-13-2018, 04:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,129
Posted By Charlie Myres
Welcome Alan. Your Magnabend is a seriously...

Welcome Alan.

Your Magnabend is a seriously good invention; I have been using several since 1985,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-12-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,433
Posted By Charlie Myres
G'day Alan, On my test-piece, the 4th bend...

G'day Alan,
On my test-piece, the 4th bend opened out the angle of bend number 3; this was not desirable as the most important dimension of the rib I made, was the angle and altitude of the tapered...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-09-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,235
Posted By Charlie Myres
Sounds great Joel! Have you investigated...

Sounds great Joel!

Have you investigated Megasquirt? http://megasquirt.info/ programmable fuel-injection and ignition maps, plus a host of other useful functions, at a fraction of the price of...
Forum: Posting Pictures 06-09-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 15,260
Posted By Charlie Myres
Thanks Steve, I found the "upload button"...

Thanks Steve, I found the "upload button" off-stage-right using the slider bar.

Yesterday was a bad day!

Problem solved now,

Cheers Charlie :)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-09-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,433
Posted By Charlie Myres
G'day Oldnek, I made this yesterday and I can...

G'day Oldnek,
I made this yesterday and I can do three of the bends on the magnabender and the fourth one by hand.

Material is 1.2mm steel and the machine never lets go, even on the narrow...
Forum: Posting Pictures 06-08-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 15,260
Posted By Charlie Myres
OK, I have read all of the posts from admin on...

OK, I have read all of the posts from admin on attaching photos and it does not work for me.

I am using an iMac with High Sierra and Google Chrome as my browser.

If I click on "attachments" I...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-07-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,433
Posted By Charlie Myres
I have a new version, probably made in China,...

I have a new version, probably made in China, which works very well; one advantage over the original Magna Bend is a clamp release button.

So far I have found no problems using it, the only...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-06-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,235
Posted By Charlie Myres
Good on you Joel! One of the prettiest cars...

Good on you Joel!

One of the prettiest cars in the World!

Looking forward to seeing how you do it,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By Charlie Myres
Nice work Bill! I would love to see some...

Nice work Bill!

I would love to see some detail of the ball and mount please,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-01-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,616
Posted By Charlie Myres
Oh I love process photos! Wow! What...

Oh I love process photos!

Wow! What fantastic workmanship!

Thank you for taking the time to show a novice Kyle,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-28-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 20,011
Posted By Charlie Myres
Top work Bill; I love the straightening tool! ...

Top work Bill; I love the straightening tool!

Thank you for showing us the details; so much more interesting that just some photos of a finished product,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-15-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 278,114
Posted By Charlie Myres
Hard luck Jack; thank goodness you are still...

Hard luck Jack; thank goodness you are still kicking!

Wonder-drug number 2, from my list of useful things; as Bimmer says infection sucks, so coat your wounds liberally with Betadine antiseptic at...
Forum: Buck Building 04-28-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 26,311
Posted By Charlie Myres
Awesome work! Have you kept the buck and are...

Awesome work!

Have you kept the buck and are you going to make another body?

Cheers Charlie
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