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Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-19-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By longyard
Mark, Do you believe the Kamm tail is of any...

Mark,
Do you believe the Kamm tail is of any real aerodynamic benefit? I've wondered for a long time.


BTW: The German wind tunnel at Goettingen came AFTER Wilbur Wright's tunnel!
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-19-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By longyard
Cunningham Buck: SOLD FOR What?!?!?

Though a "continuation", this is truly shocking:


https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24810/lot/10/
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-19-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By longyard
If you can find copies of John Glover's video...

If you can find copies of John Glover's video series on wheeling, those are excellent self-teaching tools. He goes through a variety "simple" shapes, all of which teach you how to form complex...
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,798
Posted By longyard
Hi Matt. I hope you will enjoy the book. It's...

Hi Matt. I hope you will enjoy the book. It's gotten a lot of positive comments.


Walter Eckold knew Antony Fokker personally during the 1920 and 30s as both had been involved in German...
Forum: Introductions 08-14-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By longyard
Welcome TIm. I'm your neighbor here in...

Welcome TIm. I'm your neighbor here in Winston-Salem.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-26-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,704
Posted By longyard
Thanks Robert. I'll be interested to follow your...

Thanks Robert. I'll be interested to follow your process.
Forum: Shop Safety 07-18-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,411
Posted By longyard
I use T8 in all my T12 fixtures.

I use T8 in all my T12 fixtures.
Forum: Shop Safety 07-17-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,411
Posted By longyard
This bulb fits many sandblast cabinets (18"...

This bulb fits many sandblast cabinets (18" holder). You'll actually be able to see what you're blasting!

...
Forum: Shop Safety 07-17-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,411
Posted By longyard
I went all LED this year, but I chose 6000K...

I went all LED this year, but I chose 6000K bulbs. I can see things MUCH more clearly in the shop now, and my air conditioners don't have to work as hard this summer.


NOTE: Some bulbs that say...
Forum: Introductions 07-13-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By longyard
BlazePascal....tres drole mon ami!

BlazePascal....tres drole mon ami!
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 675
Posted By longyard
This historic carrosserie used to be in Paris,...

This historic carrosserie used to be in Paris, but has moved just outside, now. Easy to get to if you first secure an invitation:



http://www.lecoq-carrosserie.com/
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-17-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 71,620
Posted By longyard
Very impressive Ira! Keep at it, and you'll get...

Very impressive Ira! Keep at it, and you'll get there. I love that e-wheel! Do you have a big "wing span" like Wray? :)
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-16-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By longyard
Kerry, I don't know who that is, but when...

Kerry,


I don't know who that is, but when your CRS clears up, and you remember his name, lemme know!:):)
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-16-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By longyard
Scanner in Maryland/DC Area?

I'm looking for someone who can scan a car just outside DC. It's a Talbot T135, so lots of curves. Please respond to my email at: longyard@ix.netcom.com
Forum: Individual Classifieds 06-14-2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 749
Posted By longyard
I've got one along with a lot of dies. Very good...

I've got one along with a lot of dies. Very good tool and reasonable size. 8 ton limit.
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,574
Posted By longyard
Really nice photos and explanation. Thanks Bill ...

Really nice photos and explanation. Thanks Bill :)
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 06-02-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,830
Posted By longyard
Cass Nawrocki says that if this issue happens...

Cass Nawrocki says that if this issue happens with TIG welding, it can often be overcome by setting the amperage much higher than usual, but cutting the burst time significantly. He believes that in...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-28-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 20,007
Posted By longyard
I've been back on the 166 project for a couple of...

I've been back on the 166 project for a couple of weeks now and am working on the Superleggera skeleton. I've learned some important lessons about tube bending that I want to share.


My research...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-26-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,616
Posted By longyard
Up to your usual standard Kyle! Shame to paint...

Up to your usual standard Kyle! Shame to paint it!
Forum: Introductions 05-20-2018, 01:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By longyard
Welcome John. I'm from Hillsborough, NJ, but now...

Welcome John. I'm from Hillsborough, NJ, but now in NC...I'm a tax refugee.:(
Forum: Announcements 05-18-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,293
Posted By longyard
Maybe if you applied in Spanish?

Maybe if you applied in Spanish?
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-13-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 897
Posted By longyard
Improved HF Tube Roller

I'm back working on the Ferrari 166 project. I'm working now on insetting the Superleggera tubing into the wooden buck, something that is necessary before skinning the car.


Like many, I have a...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,265
Posted By longyard
Very impressive shop owned by a guy with even...

Very impressive shop owned by a guy with even more impressive skills! Thanks for the photo tour, Will.
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 04-30-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,914
Posted By longyard
Will, I completely agree about the "sound" of the...

Will, I completely agree about the "sound" of the wheels when you've found the sweet spot. Seems especially true with cast wheels.

There's that old engineering saying that "If it looks right, it...
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 04-29-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,914
Posted By longyard
Cast Iron Trident E-wheel FOR SALE

In Norco, California which is east of LA:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/292542075346?ul_noapp=true
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