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Forum: Buck Building 12-11-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,156
Posted By skintkarter
Joel, watch this space. I'm just going through...

Joel, watch this space. I'm just going through this very excercise for the body kit for our BMW Group 5 lookalike. I had it in my head to build a wireframe, but I've bowed to the superior knowledge...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-11-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By skintkarter
Mac, I bought a small bench roller (circa 1"...

Mac, I bought a small bench roller (circa 1" diameter x 12" long rolls) which I've been able to abuse for all sorts of small jobs. Depends on how big your small end of the cone is. I think that with...
Forum: Events 12-03-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By skintkarter
It's not hoarding if your stuff is cool... :)

It's not hoarding if your stuff is cool... :)
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-02-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,435
Posted By skintkarter
Congratulations Onorius!

Congratulations Onorius!
Forum: Buck Building 12-02-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By skintkarter
Good to hear guys!

Good to hear guys!
Forum: Buck Building 11-29-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By skintkarter
Dunno Peter - you would need to get in touch with...

Dunno Peter - you would need to get in touch with them. Understand at this stage they want to sell as a job lot. If you register on TradeMe you can ask them questions.
Forum: Buck Building 11-28-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By skintkarter
Ferrari and other Bucks for sale in New Zealand

These have just surfaced on our version of Flea Bay in New Zealand. I forget exact the history of Tempero Motor Bodies, but the firm was sold in 2011 and these bucks were part of the inventory. They...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-28-2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,318
Posted By skintkarter
Just to add my 2c worth - I'm 63 and have owned a...

Just to add my 2c worth - I'm 63 and have owned a gas set since I was 13. All of my panel repairs when I had a panel shop (rust repairs and accident damage) in the mid 70's was done with O/A. I...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-18-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,046
Posted By skintkarter
Hi Rob. I said there would be better advice from...

Hi Rob. I said there would be better advice from here :)

One thing I've noticed on your buck is that your backbone looks a little flat at the top, making the transition between the stations...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-15-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,150
Posted By skintkarter
Fantastic Bernhard!

Fantastic Bernhard!
Forum: Introductions 11-12-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By skintkarter
Greetings from the other end of NZ. Great part of...

Greetings from the other end of NZ. Great part of the world you live in (need to put your real firstname in as a signature please) and some very talented metalshapers in your neck of the woods (Rod...
Forum: Introductions 11-10-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By skintkarter
Great background Mac! Had my first drive of a C...

Great background Mac! Had my first drive of a C Type the other day :) Lots of good info and people here.
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By skintkarter
I've bent a few round things using a circle of...

I've bent a few round things using a circle of chipboard clamped to the bench. The ends of the rod would need to be pre-bent for a circle. A second smaller circle of chipboard can also be clamped by...
Forum: Introductions 11-05-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By skintkarter
Tony - some shots of my Buddy's small wheel. ...

Tony - some shots of my Buddy's small wheel.

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Forum: Introductions 11-05-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By skintkarter
Hello again Tony and welcome to the forum. Before...

Hello again Tony and welcome to the forum. Before you start cutting metal for a Wheel, it would be a good plan to have a practice on somebody else's with some tank shaped bits. I built mine based on...
Forum: Introductions 11-01-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By skintkarter
Hi John and welcome to the best metalshaping...

Hi John and welcome to the best metalshaping place on the Interweb to learn stuff. My dad was a farrier from Worksop... :) I have every confidence that your blacksmithing skills will directly...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-24-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,372
Posted By skintkarter
Top job Martin!

Top job Martin!
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-17-2018, 04:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 22,526
Posted By skintkarter
Brilliant stuff James!

Brilliant stuff James!
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-16-2018, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By skintkarter
Wow! Wow! Wow!

Wow! Wow! Wow!
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-10-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By skintkarter
Hi Daniel Most of our guys here in New...

Hi Daniel

Most of our guys here in New Zealand seem to use 5005, so not knowing any better that is what I've used too. It does anneal well with sharpie marks and leaving to air cool. Stuff I've...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-03-2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,419
Posted By skintkarter
Hi Dave, there are far more learned folk on here...

Hi Dave, there are far more learned folk on here than I, but I would suggest that you are perhaps being too ambitious with the 1/2" return.

Think about where that 1/2" has to go as you lift it...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-11-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 82,089
Posted By skintkarter
Cheers Neil

Cheers Neil
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-08-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 82,089
Posted By skintkarter
Looking fabulous Neil and the boot lid isn't bad...

Looking fabulous Neil and the boot lid isn't bad either :) Nearly back on the BMW - kids got me back into sickles last year, Barbara diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, which hopefully we are now in...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-01-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 82,089
Posted By skintkarter
Top job Neil!

Top job Neil!
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-28-2018, 01:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,807
Posted By skintkarter
Aye up lad. Top job Carl.

Aye up lad. Top job Carl.
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