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Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-18-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By Charlie Myres
Frank Whittle's jet engine and the German one...

Frank Whittle's jet engine and the German one were designed before the war.

Lawrence Hargrave's aerofoil was designed in the late 1800's.

I love exceptions to rules!

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-18-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,574
Posted By Charlie Myres
i love learning from the Master - top work Kent! ...

i love learning from the Master - top work Kent!

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-13-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 86,792
Posted By Charlie Myres
You are an absolute inspiration Neil! :) ...

You are an absolute inspiration Neil! :)

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-09-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,365
Posted By Charlie Myres
Be careful; it would be easy to lose lots of...

Be careful; it would be easy to lose lots of valuable information. Very thin areas will disappear and it is always harder to visualise something that isn't there anymore, than to take measurements...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-06-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 378,508
Posted By Charlie Myres
Your video is a wonderfully lucid way to explain...

Your video is a wonderfully lucid way to explain the task ahead and before then!

Great to have you in action again Marcus,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-04-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,365
Posted By Charlie Myres
I would be tempted to use something heavier than...

I would be tempted to use something heavier than 1/2"; maybe 5/8" SHS, just to be sure that it doesn't move.

Good advice from everyone on this post don't rush into it,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-03-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,365
Posted By Charlie Myres
G'Day Chris, If the car was in good condition...

G'Day Chris,
If the car was in good condition and the door was open, then it is not hard to imagine that the sills/rocker panels are stopping the car from snapping in two.

Because your car is so...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-29-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,927
Posted By Charlie Myres
Superb! :)

Superb! :)
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-24-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 324,503
Posted By Charlie Myres
Nice wax-work Jack. Do you join the pieces...

Nice wax-work Jack.

Do you join the pieces using heat?

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-17-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,669
Posted By Charlie Myres
By jingo you have nailed that aluminium welding...

By jingo you have nailed that aluminium welding Onorius! Top work!

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Buck Building 01-17-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,350
Posted By Charlie Myres
Very useful post Jack! For those that don't...

Very useful post Jack!

For those that don't like large amounts of wood dust who does? when the weather allows, do it outside.

I sometimes weld and oxy-cut outside when the season is right,...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-17-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By Charlie Myres
:lol::lol::lol: Oh what a classic! One I...

:lol::lol::lol:

Oh what a classic! One I will always remember!

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-16-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,848
Posted By Charlie Myres
How can we find out when your classes are Peter? ...

How can we find out when your classes are Peter?

I am very tempted,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-16-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By Charlie Myres
Not sure where the "toxic" phobia came from, but...

Not sure where the "toxic" phobia came from, but have a read of this https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/phs/phs.asp?id=1076&tid=34

I have been eating out of aluminium cooking vessels since 1960 and I am...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-08-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,848
Posted By Charlie Myres
I think you should add yourself to the list of...

I think you should add yourself to the list of one of the best in the World Bernhard!

Thank you for posting your tips on aluminium welding, it is the first time I have heard of using alcohol in...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 12-27-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,476
Posted By Charlie Myres
Nice welding Robert! Now go the full-monty and...

Nice welding Robert! Now go the full-monty and bend it to 180 deg,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-20-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 27,869
Posted By Charlie Myres
I wonder about using stainless steel for the...

I wonder about using stainless steel for the fasteners; it is not high-tensile and may be too weak for the job,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,483
Posted By Charlie Myres
Sadly the same thing is still happening in...

Sadly the same thing is still happening in Australia, including our high schools where every student must become a "designer", making things is for stupid people.

It used make me so angry when...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,531
Posted By Charlie Myres
The dimple dies I have made are centralised with...

The dimple dies I have made are centralised with a 1/8" roll-pin. This suits my projects, because the dimples require a fastener in them when finished and I use the hole that the roll-pin was in.
...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-16-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,165
Posted By Charlie Myres
Oh I love your work Bernhard! Nice to see...

Oh I love your work Bernhard!

Nice to see you posting again,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 10-21-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,352
Posted By Charlie Myres
All the legends on this site seem to prefer oxy...

All the legends on this site seem to prefer oxy welding.

Good luck!

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-16-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,590
Posted By Charlie Myres
I would use rolls to make the cone, or if they...

I would use rolls to make the cone, or if they are too small for that, fold them around a mandrel and then weld, or solder them along the seam,

Cheers Charlie
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-24-2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 324,503
Posted By Charlie Myres
Your attention to detail is admirable sir! :)

Your attention to detail is admirable sir! :)
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-09-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 27,869
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, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,348
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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