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Forum: Heads Up Announcements 02-20-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Ken Hosford
I am excited looking forward to it Ken

I am excited looking forward to it Ken
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-18-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Ken Hosford
I am able to form both stainless steel and...

I am able to form both stainless steel and titanium successfully with doming dies by bottoming them out with very small amount of difference in radii , basicily forming only slight ripple to be...
Forum: Introductions 02-17-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 61
Posted By Ken Hosford
like minded but 60 hrs may only get you started...

like minded but 60 hrs may only get you started some times
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-17-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Ken Hosford
In Bills posthe mentions pop cans , they have...

In Bills posthe mentions pop cans , they have very special aluminum Very largecrystal structure [my father is a metalurgist and did extensive reshearch on subject ] The diameter of the top has...
Forum: Beginner Projects 01-19-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By Ken Hosford
Nice! it is all about learning

Nice! it is all about learning
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-08-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By Ken Hosford
please post proper size picture

please post proper size picture
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-12-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By Ken Hosford
How about cluing us in on what you wish to make...

How about cluing us in on what you wish to make out of titanium we are a curious lot
I can tell you tough stuff to shape but possible
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By Ken Hosford
I believe only a few know the right way to use a...

I believe only a few know the right way to use a hammer driver . One should hold it in neutral position and first drive bit in to seat them turn and hit it again to loosen . I have found in the...
Forum: Introductions 10-22-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By Ken Hosford
your spinning discs were they annealed ? google...

your spinning discs were they annealed ? google what it temp for each material. yes I think Your mini lathe on the light side for spinning
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-20-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,457
Posted By Ken Hosford
as to the grizzly lathe it will be just like...

as to the grizzly lathe it will be just like any other small / cheap lathe there is not enough mass/weight to allow any rigidity . That said there has been a lot of things made on them with a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Ken Hosford
After bluing the way stop/slow the rust was heat...

After bluing the way stop/slow the rust was heat it and melt bees wax I was taught this by my metallurgist father , simply bees wax a product that was around since tome began.
Living in the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,830
Posted By Ken Hosford
Kent Dump some messages you box is full I my...

Kent
Dump some messages you box is full I my have tried to send it twice it may have gone through
if not Email me Ken Hosford
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2017, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Ken Hosford
I have found they are heat sensitive , do not...

I have found they are heat sensitive , do not get them to hot while sanding
Forum: Individual Classifieds 09-11-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By Ken Hosford
Rick are you aware of Fastenal's 3rd party...

Rick
are you aware of Fastenal's 3rd party freight forward or some thing like that . any how they ship between any stores with a Hilo at reasonable rates can be slow though .
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By Ken Hosford
Manual for any circle and ring shear

I have three circle and ring shears Pexsto , Niagara , and a May Tool all have provision to move pivot point both for smaller / larger and forward and backwards in relation to cutter wheels . My...
Forum: Introductions 08-29-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By Ken Hosford
I presume you are talking oil bath filters , deep...

I presume you are talking oil bath filters , deep sections. Do you have spinning lathe ? or were you going to do it on either a metal or wood lathe . Search out there on the web and you will find U...
Forum: Introductions 08-11-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By Ken Hosford
Wow your dreams . The challenge to fitting...

Wow your dreams . The challenge to fitting allot in a little space .
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,278
Posted By Ken Hosford
I believe there is a place in Pullmax heaven for...

I believe there is a place in Pullmax heaven for him
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By Ken Hosford
When doing Detroit the Henry ford museum is well...

When doing Detroit the Henry ford museum is well worth the time .
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-28-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,775
Posted By Ken Hosford
Kent You are gluing leather down , wood glue...

Kent
You are gluing leather down , wood glue ? epoxy ?
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,990
Posted By Ken Hosford
I have savage ? nibbler it runs the scotch yoke ....

I have savage ? nibbler it runs the scotch yoke . It makes some noise don't most nibbler It will do 3/16" steel
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-18-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,699
Posted By Ken Hosford
I chose a different route . What I do fall into...

I chose a different route . What I do fall into radius gauges , so I bought a circle and ring shear . I then modified it to cut up to a 72" radius . And with more modifications it can be made to cut...
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,254
Posted By Ken Hosford
So Kent I do not know . I have no clue as to...

So Kent I do not know . I have no clue as to the capacity of my corner shear and I am leery to find out . It complained not at .070 5052 and .04 304 . The shear blades I made out of some 1060 ...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 845
Posted By Ken Hosford
Corner radius shear

I do not think I posted this before.
I have the need to radius corners , the prospect of doing qnty. by hand with my coordination they would vary enough to bother me . so I built a corner shear 3"...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,254
Posted By Ken Hosford
bending 12 ga st on E wheel

I got roped into making a friend in need fenders for his hydro seeder . These fenders were12 gauge steel 11" wide with 2 1/2" sides 51" long with a 65 degree bend. It takes 4 pieces the same . I...
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