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Forum: Automotive Projects 07-14-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By mastuart
I will see if I can find a link for you. It is...

I will see if I can find a link for you. It is the only buck plans he has. He got access to an original that Kent was restoring years ago. Do a search for Chuck Lindquist cobra.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-14-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By mastuart
If you were reading one of Bill Longyard's books....

If you were reading one of Bill Longyard's books. Bill did a chapter in his book on my build. The Plans were tracings you cut out and taped together for half of the station of the buck then flipped...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 06-29-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,470
Posted By mastuart
You need argon for tig.

You need argon for tig.
Forum: Buck Building 06-12-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,222
Posted By mastuart
Dan What do you mean by Mix the bondo light?

Dan What do you mean by Mix the bondo light?
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-11-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,120
Posted By mastuart
My guess is if its tight enough to help it keep...

My guess is if its tight enough to help it keep from kinking it will be a bear to get out.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 05-29-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,473
Posted By mastuart
I think contamination. Like paint or epoxie. ...

I think contamination. Like paint or epoxie. Clean bare metal doesn't usually have this happen. What is strange is if it is still wet most of the time it doesn't happen . It just catches on fire.
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By mastuart
Thanks Kent Is the body 6061? I was doing...

Thanks Kent Is the body 6061? I was doing some checking also. Have you hear of a rod 5554? I think it was Horbart that said this is the rod for the new ford trucks. They did not mention...
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By mastuart
New ford truck metal

Hi anyone had any experience welding on the new ford trucks with aluminum bodies. I have a small rip to repair. Question .... what rod to use? Also any tip or tricks for welding it. I will be...
Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By mastuart
Barry Metal Meet is Oct 9-13. Might see you...

Barry Metal Meet is Oct 9-13. Might see you there!
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-11-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 121,904
Posted By mastuart
Thanks mike We did the drip rail about the same...

Thanks mike We did the drip rail about the same way. I couldn't think of a good way to make the cowl parts with the drip rail in one part.
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-11-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 121,904
Posted By mastuart
Oh I forgot you are using part of the jag body ....

Oh I forgot you are using part of the jag body . So is this part of the jag body. If so then it must be steel. Edit It must be steel because I think I see spot welds up by the windshield. Is the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-11-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 121,904
Posted By mastuart
Mike in this last pictures the cowl area is it...

Mike in this last pictures the cowl area is it steel or aluminum? Also how many pieces of metal is the cowl made of? How did you make the drip edge or seal area if made of steel. If made of aluminum...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 02-21-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By mastuart
Bill did he go into any detail about using...

Bill did he go into any detail about using hydrogen?

Mark
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-18-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,771
Posted By mastuart
Jim Thanks for your reply. It looks like you get...

Jim Thanks for your reply. It looks like you get a lot done in that amount of time. I ask questions like that to use as a yardstick on how I am doing. If I get a chance to stop by I will.

Mark
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-18-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,771
Posted By mastuart
Jim you sure turned that silk purse in a sows...

Jim you sure turned that silk purse in a sows ear. It looks like you have it going back in the other direction nicely . Do you have a guess on how much time you have from start to where you are...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 12-08-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,744
Posted By mastuart
Cut that pop can down the middle and but weld it...

Cut that pop can down the middle and but weld it back together. Then I will be more impressed. Not that I can do any better.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-22-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,744
Posted By mastuart
Mike one more question. What is your goal when...

Mike one more question. What is your goal when welding your panels? To weld with as little filler as possible and just planish. Or do some file work before planishing.

I assume our goal...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-22-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,744
Posted By mastuart
Hi Mike . Question? How big are your coupons?...

Hi Mike . Question? How big are your coupons? How are you fluxing?

I haven't done any aluminum in a couple years and I need to practice. In the past I would practice and think I knew...
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-27-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 18,852
Posted By mastuart
Nice Jim! Could you tell me. The bumper irons...

Nice Jim! Could you tell me. The bumper irons are they mild steel or made of spring steel.

Mark
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-12-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 121,904
Posted By mastuart
Mike nice looking weld ! Mark

Mike nice looking weld !

Mark
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 06-25-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,855
Posted By mastuart
Thanks Cliffrod I have seen that process in...

Thanks Cliffrod I have seen that process in person. When I have seen Bob doing it I was told it was just a stretching process. I would like to see the shrinking process.

Mark
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-25-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,120
Posted By mastuart
Atta boy Bill! Looks good. Here is a thought...

Atta boy Bill! Looks good. Here is a thought for the other side. Make the headlight ring mount a separate piece. Might be more welding but it might be a cure for the coming up short. I hope...
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 06-25-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,855
Posted By mastuart
Hey guys thank you for replying. Interesting! ...

Hey guys thank you for replying. Interesting! Would like to see video of the process. I don't have an arbor press but have a 5 ton kick press with 18 in throat.............................gears...
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 06-22-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,855
Posted By mastuart
Will thanks for the reply . Reading other posts...

Will thanks for the reply . Reading other posts it sounds like you can shrink With a tuck puck does it stretch in the middle and shrink the outer edge? How would it work with an urethane pad . ...
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 06-22-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,855
Posted By mastuart
Will are the tools attached to the arbor? What...

Will are the tools attached to the arbor? What are they press into on the bottom? Is it used like I have seen at Oblong but with bigger tooling?

Mark
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