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Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-10-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Rob, it is considerably and noticeably softer. ...

Rob, it is considerably and noticeably softer. That said, it's not used that often except for deep shaping or deep drawing parts. I have no idea what it costs. I can't even get 19ga steel in my...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-10-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Rick, I can't offer any help at all. I...

Rick, I can't offer any help at all. I understand TCE now owns ERCO. Perhaps you can contact Fay Butler and get the contact info. Perhaps they have some info in their archives.

I'm only aware...
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Peter, the problem with your photo upload is...

Peter, the problem with your photo upload is probably because they are too large. Make them 1200x800 DPI or so and it will be fine.


My concern is the alloy. If they are 6061, they may not bend...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-05-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 22,635
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Joel, one thing that got me is the door hinge...

Joel, one thing that got me is the door hinge location.

I'm using some street rod hidden hinges and set them up to work and they did indeed work well. However, what bit me is the curve in the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-04-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Joel, do you mind giving a ballpark estimate on...

Joel, do you mind giving a ballpark estimate on what the scan and cad work will be?
Forum: Buck Building 12-03-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,141
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
We have a member here, Brent Click, that has a...

We have a member here, Brent Click, that has a new state-of-the-art scanner and the cad software to go with it. He doesn't visit often but is active on Facebook. I bet there is a FB scanning group...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I did not. I only know Kyle from the site. I've...

I did not. I only know Kyle from the site. I've never had the pleasure of meeting him in person.
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
James Bowler

James Bowler has been around the metalshaping community at least as long as I have. At the first MetalMeet under the tent in 2002, he had a full sized wooden buck for a Ferrari that he scratch...
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 11-30-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Hell of a deal if it's for real. Buy it subject...

Hell of a deal if it's for real. Buy it subject to inspection.
Forum: Buck Building 11-29-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Reverse met by the 10000 NZ dollar bid ($6900...

Reverse met by the 10000 NZ dollar bid ($6900 US). Shipping would be prohibitive but I'd love to have that pontoon Ferrari.
Forum: Buck Building 11-28-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,141
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
No, it's Bill Longyard that has posted all the...

No, it's Bill Longyard that has posted all the photos from his travels while researching his books.
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
You may not know that the reason American's say...

You may not know that the reason American's say aluminum instead of aluminium is because of a secretary at a large foundry misspelled it. Besides...yall talk funny:lol::lol:

The secretary worked...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Well, no one in Huntsville or even in Birmingham...

Well, no one in Huntsville or even in Birmingham stocks it. Got 10 lbs which is probably a lifetime supply on the way from Weldingsupply.com.
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
It's a bastartization of 'Aluminum'. ...

It's a bastartization of 'Aluminum'.


Yeah, I can do that but my hands feed the 'rod' better.
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-27-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 431,968
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Thanks Jack. I'm not a painter so it's great to...

Thanks Jack. I'm not a painter so it's great to hear from someone who is.

The last few days I've been mostly thinking. Today, I decided to start cleaning up some of the 90% panels to take them...
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Ran out of 1100 rod *&^#@#%*

I thought sure there was more in the big rack. Nope. Shut down and drove to my welding supply store before they closed. Told the counter guy I wanted aluminum TIG wire 1/16 1100.

"1100 whuts...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-27-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
TIG and OA welding is simple and I can describe...

TIG and OA welding is simple and I can describe the process in one two phrase sentence:

Just BEFORE the puddle hits the floor, move the heat!

Seriously, that is it. The trick is knowing when...
Forum: Buck Building 11-26-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,141
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Joel, I can't answer any of your questions but...

Joel, I can't answer any of your questions but applaud your decision to make a hard buck. I've wasted YEARS of work and rework because I did not take the time to make a hard buck which would have...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-26-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Back when I was doing the 101 seminar every few...

Back when I was doing the 101 seminar every few weeks, one of the things I said was that as you get more competent as a shaper, the more complex panel you can make in one piece. That doesn't mean...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-25-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,987
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Not sure what you're going on about Peter. I do...

Not sure what you're going on about Peter. I do my stretching with a bat hammer with about a 6" radius on the the big end and 4" on the little. My other hammer is a UHMW faced hammer also with...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-25-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,987
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Rob, think about making a baseball bat hammer. ...

Rob, think about making a baseball bat hammer.



http://www.allmetalshaping.com/showthread.php?t=5318&highlight=Baseball+bat+hammer

Cut the big end off about 14-16" back and put the bottom...
Forum: Introductions 11-23-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Pat Brubaker is in Hastings. I expect he knows...

Pat Brubaker is in Hastings. I expect he knows most shapers in the area.
Forum: Introductions 11-23-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Welcome to AllMetalShaping Joel. I remember you...

Welcome to AllMetalShaping Joel. I remember you from the MSA days.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-23-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,082
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Thanks for an excellent seminar Peter!

Thanks for an excellent seminar Peter!
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-23-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,987
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Rob, take a look at this thread so you can get...

Rob, take a look at this thread so you can get your photos to show up. Currently the admins do it for you but as you will see, it's very easy for you to do it and save us the work.

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