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Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 10-22-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,668
Posted By metal manny
We have similar materials constraint difficulties...

We have similar materials constraint difficulties here in South Africa. I use 1050 H14 which is half-hard and forms very well. You can always anneal it further if required and I use Sharpie ink to...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-03-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,064
Posted By metal manny
Good work there, James -well executed.

Good work there, James -well executed.
Forum: Individual Classifieds 07-16-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By metal manny
Adam, read my reply to your P-21 info post...

Adam, read my reply to your P-21 info post...
Forum: Beginner Projects 07-10-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,931
Posted By metal manny
well deserved!

well deserved!
Forum: Introductions 07-08-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By metal manny
Welcome, Chris;)

Welcome, Chris;)
Forum: Introductions 07-05-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By metal manny
Welcome, Arun. No doubt, you'll learn lots...

Welcome, Arun. No doubt, you'll learn lots here...:)
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 07-03-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,872
Posted By metal manny
Wow, this is really sad for the shaping...

Wow, this is really sad for the shaping community! Luckily, I bought all my anvils from Hoosier when economic times were still good here in South Africa! Was still hoping to someday order a set of...
Forum: Buck Building 06-28-2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By metal manny
Ok, so as you intend removing the tubes from the...

Ok, so as you intend removing the tubes from the buck when lifting off the body.
Firstly there's ply and there's ply; in my country we can get fairly affordable locally produced pine ply which is a...
Forum: Buck Building 06-26-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By metal manny
Hi Martin. Are you planning to use the aluminium...

Hi Martin. Are you planning to use the aluminium tubes in the final body, or will they stay behind as part of the buck when you remove the finished body?
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-22-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By metal manny
I've also followed Runge cars for a while -...

I've also followed Runge cars for a while - admirable go-getter, is Chris.
His craft has definitely improved, and while some of his earlier creations looked quite ugly to me (IMO), this car really...
Forum: Announcements 06-04-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,151
Posted By metal manny
Congratulations Kerry and well deserved. Just a...

Congratulations Kerry and well deserved.
Just a note of thanks for your input which has personally been invaluable to me - especially your info which has resulted in my Imperial clone which works...
Forum: Introductions 05-22-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By metal manny
52924Hi Stu. Not certain how your P9 tool post...

52924Hi Stu.
Not certain how your P9 tool post is configured, but on the P-21 model, the tool holder can be inserted with the offset inside or outside the throat. Using this ability, I have...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-10-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,748
Posted By metal manny
Beautiful radio - love the design. As Will...

Beautiful radio - love the design. As Will suggested, I would roll the cone to a length which includes enough material to accommodate the "arrow head" detail, then tip the front lip to fit a bezel...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-25-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,755
Posted By metal manny
Very impressive work, Paul. I know that brass is...

Very impressive work, Paul. I know that brass is tricky to join as the zinc leaches out if overheated?
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,499
Posted By metal manny
Made without love

To the guys who might feel uneasy by the strides in technology - remember they've been stamping out steel bodied cars by the billion, since I can't remember when. In that respect the "age of the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-20-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
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: 1,429
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: 1,429
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: 1,350
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: 1,548
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: 1,350
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: 2
Views: 1,276
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: 2,064
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: 497
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: 393
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...
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