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Forum: Shop Safety 07-16-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Similar to these: ...

Similar to these: ...
Forum: Shop Safety 07-16-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Let there be light!

I finally cleaned out the main room so I could get the roadster out of the lift room. The room needed some TLC in a big way. One of the things I did was convert all 12 4' shop lights to LED bulbs....
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-14-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Not saying that you or anyone here would but if I...

Not saying that you or anyone here would but if I were in the business, I'd be VERY careful not to let my intellectual property get loose. Once someone posts a copy of the plans they purchased, all...
Forum: Introductions 07-12-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Welcome to AllMetalShaping Shawn.

Welcome to AllMetalShaping Shawn.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-08-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Charles is right but a wheeling machine is a...

Charles is right but a wheeling machine is a continuous impact hammer, if the wheels have pressure on them, stretching is happening. It may not be much but it's there. With no pressure but close...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Not really sure where you are going to cut but if...

Not really sure where you are going to cut but if I couldn't use an air saw, I'd probably go for a Saws-all type thing with a metal blade.

...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-07-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 409,685
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
No shaping but a huge step forward. The engine...

No shaping but a huge step forward. The engine has been started in 4 years or so. Yesterday, I drained about 4 gallons of bad gas, replaced the fuel pump, and picked up a kit for the carb (500cfm...
Forum: Individual Classifieds 07-06-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Andy, you will save yourself and others some...

Andy, you will save yourself and others some time, effort, and phone calls if you'll edit your thread to include a price.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-03-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,417
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Seriously good work there Dane! The inner...

Seriously good work there Dane! The inner structures are much more difficult than the skins in my experience.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-02-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,324
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I had planned on being there but we have to take...

I had planned on being there but we have to take the Grandkids home. Crap, I'd love to see your chassis in person and meet you.



There will be quite a few AMS members attending and vending. ...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-29-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Sounds like you are looking for a bullnose vixen...

Sounds like you are looking for a bullnose vixen file. Second row from the top, left hand side.


http://www.allmetalshaping.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=8144&d=1293673110


They show up on...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-28-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,324
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Joel, sorry for being dense. I understand the...

Joel, sorry for being dense. I understand the bonding where you are bonding a flange to a flat surface like the last photo. However, in the first photo, you show a dogbone male/female and it...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-24-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 409,685
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
A little more progress. I wanted to get the...

A little more progress.

I wanted to get the hinges squared away to verify they would actually work with the decklid without further modification.

I tacked a reinforcing piece to the outer...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-24-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,324
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Perfect Joel. The only person who will notice...

Perfect Joel. The only person who will notice that is a Miura owner or AACA judge and probably only if it is parked next to an original. If anything, I like the lines better than the original.
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-21-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 409,685
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
that never crossed my mind. What do you suggest...

that never crossed my mind. What do you suggest Bob? 3/16?
Forum: Introductions 06-21-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Welcome to the site Charley. Joel mentioned that...

Welcome to the site Charley. Joel mentioned that you used adhesives rather than welding the parts together. If it's not a trade secret, can you tell us what the adhesive is?
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-21-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 409,685
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Had a few hours and decided to rough out the...

Had a few hours and decided to rough out the decklid skin. Interesting piece that was harder than I though it would be. The contour is different top to bottom quite a bit.

47918

47919

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Forum: Automotive Projects 06-21-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,324
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Joel, do I understand that the chassis is put...

Joel, do I understand that the chassis is put together with adhesives????


If so, I'd be interested in what they use. I have some of the 3M panel bonding stuff and the special gun that mixes the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-20-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 409,685
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Plugging along. Decided to build the decklid...

Plugging along. Decided to build the decklid structure. This is the blank that will ultimately become the skin:

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I sheared some 2 1/2" wide strips of .063 and turned a 1" flange. The...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-19-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Jeroslav, I'd consider a Bert Buck (named after...

Jeroslav, I'd consider a Bert Buck (named after the inventor Ken Burt RIP). Some photos in post. Scroll down to post # 26


http://allmetalshaping.com/showthread.php?t=145&highlight=deco&page=3
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-18-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 409,685
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
The AC does a good job on the main room but when...

The AC does a good job on the main room but when you open up the lift room where the roadster is it's just about a wash with running the big fans...except when welding. WHen you shut the fan off, it...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-18-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 409,685
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Oh, I see what you are talking about Neil. The...

Oh, I see what you are talking about Neil. The right side bottom does indeed need a bit of reshaping. It is on my list.


My fuel pump died and I really, REALLY need to get the car running and...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-18-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 409,685
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
It's an illusion thankfully. It's on the lift...

It's an illusion thankfully. It's on the lift and doesn't sit perfectly level.
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-17-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 409,685
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
It's been awhile since I've done anything on the...

It's been awhile since I've done anything on the roadster but lately I've been trying to make some progress. Before I get real serious about getting the body ready for primer, I need to finish the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-17-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 67,989
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
And we shall call you Phoenix. Up from the...

And we shall call you Phoenix. Up from the ashes! Love what you're doing with the car.
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