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Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-20-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By metal manny
The indefatigable human spirit... and a desire to...

The indefatigable human spirit... and a desire to be productive!
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-16-2019, 04:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By metal manny
Exactly - as simple as that!

Exactly - as simple as that!
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-15-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By metal manny
I build pneumatic rigs for the SFX in the film...

I build pneumatic rigs for the SFX in the film industry and non-acetic cure silicone sealant in conjunction with PTFE plumbing tape. The joint is tightened firm to tight and never leaks.

No fancy...
Forum: Buck Building 02-12-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By metal manny
I mean adding in bar to better define transitions...

I mean adding in bar to better define transitions in shape etc, like where there's a lot of detail in a small area. :)
Forum: Software for Metalshaping 02-08-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By metal manny
If you like, Niel, send me the file and I'll try...

If you like, Niel, send me the file and I'll try to convert it for you in CorelDraw. You can PM me for my address:cool:
Forum: Buck Building 02-08-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By metal manny
I am currently building a buck for an Alfa...

I am currently building a buck for an Alfa Speciale, which is quite curvaceous (compound curves) in some parts and had originally intended going with ply sections which would be hand cut - even...
Forum: Individual Classifieds 02-06-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By metal manny
How much does he want for it?

How much does he want for it?
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-28-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,318
Posted By metal manny
Another maker of gas welding glasses is Philips /...

Another maker of gas welding glasses is Philips / Phillips. Don't know if they're still around though:confused:
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-22-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By metal manny
I would imagine that between the tipped leading...

I would imagine that between the tipped leading edge and the trailing edge fastened to the cab that most of the floppiness would be done with?
Forum: Introductions 01-15-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By metal manny
Welcome Gerrie. I'm only up the road in Joeys! ...

Welcome Gerrie.
I'm only up the road in Joeys!
'Doubt you'll be disappointed here...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-15-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,848
Posted By metal manny
Fascinating thread with excellent information...

Fascinating thread with excellent information from "the best in the business"! Thanks Kent, Peter etc...

Personally, I have found gas welding ali not to be too fussy, (torch tip size and gas...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-15-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By metal manny
I'd agree, marine grade, however most ali...

I'd agree, marine grade, however most ali cookware I've encountered is spun/stamped from what seems to be soft grade pure aluminium which, albeit toxic to humans, held up quite well before moving...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-30-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,205
Posted By metal manny
Thanks Bill. Very interesting article on a...

Thanks Bill. Very interesting article on a beautiful car. Especially enjoyed the section on lacquers employed in finishing.

Fascinated with the olive machine too. Not certain I fully understand...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 12-28-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,476
Posted By metal manny
That's the very reason I abandoned the Meco in...

That's the very reason I abandoned the Meco in favor of a model 19 Harris as it would simply get too hot to hold! Absolutely loved the Meco's lightweight feel and adjustment, but felt it was working...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-20-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,117
Posted By metal manny
Superb, Robert. Thanks for sharing.

Superb, Robert. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By metal manny
I have wondered if they're still in business as I...

I have wondered if they're still in business as I used to see their regular offerings on e-bay and at one stage, considered buying the air motor etc. for my frame.

No longer on e-bay so hence my...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-19-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,669
Posted By metal manny
Excellent workmanship from a true craftsman......

Excellent workmanship from a true craftsman... Well done Onorius!
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-19-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,927
Posted By metal manny
Excellence in thought and execution - well done...

Excellence in thought and execution - well done Bernard!
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 11-15-2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
Posted By metal manny
Helpful review; thanks Bill

Helpful review; thanks Bill
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By metal manny
Don't throw away that broken welding helmet!

I own a few auto-darkening welding helmets of varying quality and price.

One of these helmets of reputable quality and situated in the middle price bracket, suddenly stopped working for no...
Forum: Individual Classifieds 11-02-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By metal manny
Hi Eric In my experience, those don't come...

Hi Eric
In my experience, those don't come cheap!

Not sure how the toolholders work on a P5, but on my P21, the adjuster yoke which cradles the t-holder is bolted to the frame, with a keyway to...
Forum: Introductions 11-01-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By metal manny
Benvenuto, Pier!

Benvenuto, Pier!
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-22-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 438,546
Posted By metal manny
Looking good, Kerry. And the revised rear end...

Looking good, Kerry. And the revised rear end looks sublime!

I think this video surfaced somewhere on this forum before???



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOnj4PZC2Lk
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-18-2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,590
Posted By metal manny
That's not bad for a first go! Yes, the shape is...

That's not bad for a first go! Yes, the shape is so small and so tight in the amount of bending required, I'm sure it was a challenge as the metal started to get harder from being worked.
What I'd...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-17-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,590
Posted By metal manny
I stand under correction, but in my experience,...

I stand under correction, but in my experience, hand forming like Kent has shown is your only option without a slip roll.



However, one can "fold a cone" on a bending brake by doing multiple...
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