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Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By bobadame
I made there a few years ago to fit a Tommasinni...

I made there a few years ago to fit a Tommasinni wheel. The rim is a heavy wall tube that I found on eBay. It's 8" diameter 4140HT. One is all steel pressed together with the hub welded with silicon...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-07-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By bobadame
Spot welding aluminum is very tricky to do. You...

Spot welding aluminum is very tricky to do. You probably could make it in a box and pan brake as 2 U shaped pieces with one piece being the base and 2 sides and the other piece being the top, front...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-29-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,722
Posted By bobadame
Any body figured out anything about that right...

Any body figured out anything about that right front upper control arm yet?[/QUOTE]

It's not real clear in the photo but it looks like the rear a-arm link is positioned about 2" higher than one in...
Forum: Announcements 02-27-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,918
Posted By bobadame
This is wonderful news Will. Sincere...

This is wonderful news Will. Sincere congratulations to a really fine man!
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 12-30-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,264
Posted By bobadame
I suppose that the baffles don't really need to...

I suppose that the baffles don't really need to be welded to the outer skin. You could weld horizontal legs to each baffle, 4 per baffle. These legs would need to have some structure to handle the G...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-03-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 507,102
Posted By bobadame
Incredible!

Incredible!
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,750
Posted By bobadame
www.yardstore.com is a good place to find rivet...

www.yardstore.com is a good place to find rivet related stuff. New and used and basic kits.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-21-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,600
Posted By bobadame
Nice work Jaro, " creativity is fun". I like...

Nice work Jaro, " creativity is fun". I like that.
Forum: Introductions 09-08-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By bobadame
Welcome Denny. We'll try to keep up with you.:)

Welcome Denny. We'll try to keep up with you.:)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-08-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,600
Posted By bobadame
I think I'd make a hammer form from steel rod....

I think I'd make a hammer form from steel rod. From the picture it looks like the rod would have to be around 25mm diameter, give or take so it will require heat to bend around the small end radii....
Forum: Announcements 09-07-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,015
Posted By bobadame
I've hosted a couple of meets here in my shop and...

I've hosted a couple of meets here in my shop and each time I did that it cost me about 5 days of lost business. I was ok with that because I considered it as vacation time away from the business. I...
Forum: Introductions 07-21-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By bobadame
Hey Dave, welcome to the forum. We'd love to see...

Hey Dave, welcome to the forum. We'd love to see some of your art.
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-22-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 562,715
Posted By bobadame
It's a beautiful thing. Nice work Marcus.

It's a beautiful thing. Nice work Marcus.
Forum: Introductions 06-06-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By bobadame
Hey Rob and Pokie, come on over some time. Call,...

Hey Rob and Pokie, come on over some time. Call, 402-8034.
Forum: Shop Safety 06-03-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,296
Posted By bobadame
I think you could drag this with a come along....

I think you could drag this with a come along. Set the load on 2 thick sheets of plywood stacked together. Place a third sheet in front of the stacked sheets and begin to pull. You will probably need...
Forum: Announcements 06-01-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,575
Posted By bobadame
Happy birthday AMS, and a big THANK YOU to all...

Happy birthday AMS, and a big THANK YOU to all the people in the background who keep the site going. And special thank you to the members who take the time to document their work and answer...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 05-28-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,802
Posted By bobadame
A couple of thoughts that might be useful to you....

A couple of thoughts that might be useful to you. I also wear progressive lenses but not when welding. I use a cheap pair of reading glasses under my Tinman goggles so that I don't have to constantly...
Forum: Resources - Learning Material 04-29-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 31,727
Posted By bobadame
I attended this class over the weekend....

I attended this class over the weekend. #chopclasswithjoeldavis.

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Joel has chopped various cars over the years. He teaches a step by step method to help you avoid disaster and how...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-29-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 507,102
Posted By bobadame
Make sure you clamp a chill block, either copper...

Make sure you clamp a chill block, either copper or aluminum to the shiny side opposite each weld to prevent oxidation on that surface. Tin Man also sells a pasty goo that does the same thing.
Forum: Introductions 03-27-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By bobadame
Welcome to the forum Todd. Feel free to stop by...

Welcome to the forum Todd. Feel free to stop by if you find yourself in Fort Collins. I'd love to see your 7.

Bob
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,281
Posted By bobadame
It's interesting that the student's approach was...

It's interesting that the student's approach was to simply replace the human arms with robots while still using a standard wheeling machine. From what I read she was working with a group of R&D...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 02-16-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,929
Posted By bobadame
I tried to weld 7075 once and found it impossible...

I tried to weld 7075 once and found it impossible to make it flow together. It seemed to just turn gray and ball up and away from the adjacent piece. The few areas that did flow together cracked...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-17-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 95,335
Posted By bobadame
Really nice work Will. I've enjoyed watching your...

Really nice work Will. I've enjoyed watching your progress over the years. I've also enjoyed seeing pictures of your shop and friends. Looks like a great place to spend time.
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,806
Posted By bobadame
You might give them a call. They're still in...

You might give them a call. They're still in business in Chicago. 773-233-2063
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-31-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,266
Posted By bobadame
A sharp single cut mill file works well on flat...

A sharp single cut mill file works well on flat and outside contoured areas. Easier to control than a rotating disc.
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