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Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By crystallographic
With the right equipment, doing those "flat"...

With the right equipment, doing those "flat" repairs is lots easier than going at it without ...
You got that nice straight look back, Kerry.
(tigged with 5356 filler?)
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-16-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,033
Posted By crystallographic
Marcus, I think I found the sturdy...

Marcus,
I think I found the sturdy hand-operated flanging tool for you to work the edge of the roof with:...
Forum: Introductions 11-16-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By crystallographic
Hi Dail, Welcome to the forum, and the...

Hi Dail,
Welcome to the forum,
and the banter.
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By crystallographic
Carlo Felice Anderloni wrote a definitive book on...

Carlo Felice Anderloni wrote a definitive book on Touring Carrozzeria -
https://www.ebay.com/itm/TOURING-SUPERLEGGERA-BOOK-IL-SIGNOR-CARROZZERIA-ANDERLONI-CARLO-FELICE-BIANCHI-/221699251801

I...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-16-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,445
Posted By crystallographic
Dan, You are getting amazing performance from...

Dan,
You are getting amazing performance from your MDF on that mild steel. I also like your spot weld consistency in those corner welds, nice and even.
I imagine your parts will be in demand.
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-15-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By crystallographic
aka "Do Not Touch !!"

aka "Do Not Touch !!"
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-15-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,033
Posted By crystallographic
Marcus, I've been thinking about your insert...

Marcus,
I've been thinking about your insert question and I don't see much diff. between joggling the roof vs joggling the insert, as far as strength and leakage are concerned.
So, I would make up...
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 11-15-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By crystallographic
50hz - for all those not using 60hz current ........

50hz - for all those not using 60hz current .....
It's a good price for the power it offers.
Forum: Introductions 11-14-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By crystallographic
Hi Chester, Welcome to a good place to start. :)

Hi Chester,
Welcome to a good place to start. :)
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By crystallographic
I think I found footage of the finished car - it...

I think I found footage of the finished car - it looked to me like a Carrozzeria Touring "special" and I think it's an "aerodynamica" or something - a very striking design. Very special car, and it...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-13-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,033
Posted By crystallographic
Marcus, You've put in some premium results in...

Marcus, You've put in some premium results in short order.
Is the "insert" some sort of plex or glass?
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-13-2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,033
Posted By crystallographic
What a puzzle!!! Good luck on this one. Will...

What a puzzle!!!
Good luck on this one.
Will be very worth watching your progress ....
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-11-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By crystallographic
Hi Rick, I get this question a lot. I've...

Hi Rick,
I get this question a lot.

I've tested dozens of "waters" across the US and overseas, too. Glacier water, ancient water, mineral, sparkling, purified and spring.

Iron is the enemy of...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-11-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By crystallographic
Yes, you might want to dump it all in one bin and...

Yes, you might want to dump it all in one bin and then break it up and then divide it back into its jars - good idea, Peter !!
Forum: Events 11-11-2017, 12:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 965
Posted By crystallographic
But, I was trying to restrain the more exuberant...

But, I was trying to restrain the more exuberant ones .... really!
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-11-2017, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By crystallographic
Right-o. If the flux is clean and free of fly...

Right-o.
If the flux is clean and free of fly offal and bug spewtle then it is ready to use. So grab a clean stub of wood dowel and do the polka with the end of it in the jar to break up the chunks...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-10-2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By crystallographic
Hi Rick, I've noticed that most problems...

Hi Rick,

I've noticed that most problems with paint adhesion to aluminum body work comes from poor shop practices, hence "some people" are loudly demanding separate shops and tools for aluminum...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-10-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By crystallographic
Boeing developed their Boeshield T9 when they...

Boeing developed their Boeshield T9 when they were having problems with the LPS folks not getting the LPS3 out in good time. I've used both and they seem to be interchangeable.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-10-2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By crystallographic
Yes, the inert gases tend to incandesce a bit in...

Yes, the inert gases tend to incandesce a bit in the electric arc ...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-09-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By crystallographic
Did you give it a try to see if it was compatible...

Did you give it a try to see if it was compatible with your flux core?
If not and hesitant to try on scrap, then go with a mini bottle of C02, even as a 1 month rental.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-09-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By crystallographic
Sure. Also known in industry as "dual shield"...

Sure.
Also known in industry as "dual shield" this can be used on the basic "china electric" welders and up to the real pro machines. Makes for smoother welds and enables vertical up and horizontal...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-09-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By crystallographic
Hmmmm - I wonder if Boeshield T-9 or LPS-3 would...

Hmmmm - I wonder if Boeshield T-9 or LPS-3 would work as well - for those already having such on hand .... ??
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-09-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By crystallographic
Now that is a fine method, John. Thanks !! ...

Now that is a fine method, John.
Thanks !!

( I knew that melting bees wax together with boiled linseed oil is also a very good preservative against weathering ...)
Forum: Introductions 11-08-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By crystallographic
Hi John, Welcome to the forum.

Hi John,
Welcome to the forum.
Forum: Introductions 11-08-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By crystallographic
Hi Beci, Welcome to the forum.

Hi Beci,
Welcome to the forum.
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