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Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-28-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,907
Posted By Ken Hosford
In my opinion you are not far off , I would...

In my opinion
you are not far off , I would try clamping to flat surface and using a 4" brick chisel with a rounded edge pound down the corner.. I think you over stretched the top causing it...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-11-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 846
Posted By Ken Hosford
first picture you see a Boise Crane wood lathe...

first picture you see a Boise Crane wood lathe head stock mounted parallel with bed are 2 pipes [ x axis ] one on each side mounted above are 2 pipes at 90 Degrees these 2 pipes slide R & L on first...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-09-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 846
Posted By Ken Hosford
The key is the PullMax with large diameter doming...

The key is the PullMax with large diameter doming dies .
Take a rectangular piece of metal run it thru a reciprocating machine with dies .66 to .88 the width of the stock starting out at a very...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-09-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 846
Posted By Ken Hosford
No dimensions stated . In mild steel to...

No dimensions stated . In mild steel to generate the fender shape well less than an hour on a Pullmax with doming dies starting with ~ 700 mm radius lower at least 2 thirds as wide as stock ,...
Forum: Posting Pictures 02-05-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By Ken Hosford
I think if the tack welds cooling caused the...

I think if the tack welds cooling caused the metal to shrink . There for I think you need to stretch the welds . one person backing with heavy object another person hitting the welds from opposite...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 01-02-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,176
Posted By Ken Hosford
Is there a way to view content and not be a face...

Is there a way to view content and not be a face booker ?
I do not have the time for face book .
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By Ken Hosford
From my experience when I have rolled it will...

From my experience when I have rolled it will squash the tube worse the tighter you go not bad on gentle arcs . figuring cut length is rough easiest to do after , if trying to roll with tangents it...
Forum: Individual Classifieds 12-05-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,316
Posted By Ken Hosford
Bob You should make it a traveling buck always...

Bob You should make it a traveling buck always passed forward signed and dated time limited
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-12-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By Ken Hosford
My suspicion is they are basically the same. it...

My suspicion is they are basically the same. it is how well they do the fence 90 degrees to blade . All the stomp shears I have used all had a fence on at least one side. you said 2 ft. ? never seen...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-26-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,917
Posted By Ken Hosford
Jeff I think I see wheel tracks in places

Jeff
I think I see wheel tracks in places
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-26-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,917
Posted By Ken Hosford
you have not said material steel? thickness ? ...

you have not said material steel? thickness ?
you might try rubbing a dolly on the inside , I have made vast quantities of differing radii doming dies I would find one only slightly tighter...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-11-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,468
Posted By Ken Hosford
After posting the Gorilla comment I got to...

After posting the Gorilla comment I got to thinking hmmm the way I for motorcycle fenders I get away with not annealing half hard brass , I form 304 stainless and even titanium . So I stopped by...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-06-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,468
Posted By Ken Hosford
Wes You are starting out wrestling the 800 lb...

Wes
You are starting out wrestling the 800 lb gorilla . 6061 is not considered very workable . Most 6061 I see is T6 and would need annealing to be workable .
6061 typically will crack if bent...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-15-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,447
Posted By Ken Hosford
I like your attitude .

I like your attitude .
Forum: Individual Classifieds 08-04-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By Ken Hosford
At that many you may be wise just to have them...

At that many you may be wise just to have them made Get a quote from a collet maker . It may be less than you think .
Forum: Tutorials 05-31-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 47,428
Posted By Ken Hosford
I am surprised no mention of using steel blasting...

I am surprised no mention of using steel blasting shot no lead or silica dust bought mine horror frieght .
Forum: Introductions 05-22-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Ken Hosford
no more dreaming ? No no the dreams will get...

no more dreaming ? No no the dreams will get better much better they will tell a story you will share with us
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,493
Posted By Ken Hosford
Inspiring indeed thankx

Inspiring indeed thankx
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-30-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,532
Posted By Ken Hosford
Bill I have no clue which it is I get...

Bill
I have no clue which it is I get skelotens from lazer shop , I do not think they make many mirror polish alloys
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-29-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,532
Posted By Ken Hosford
Not possitive but i think you might find alot is...

Not possitive but i think you might find alot is made out of 400 series mirror polish
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-12-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,396
Posted By Ken Hosford
You might get your self a piece of poster board...

You might get your self a piece of poster board as big as possible .
Make or buy a beam compass that is easily adjusted . and start with a piont and start drawing arcs in 1/8" increments till you...
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,433
Posted By Ken Hosford
1100 seires you do not need to anneal 3003 you...

1100 seires you do not need to anneal 3003 you should not need to anneal these are not heat treatable.3003 will work harden very slowly. I believe the others depending on the state of hardness it...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-25-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,219
Posted By Ken Hosford
Ron you have me thinking wow

Ron you have me thinking wow
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 02-20-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,680
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, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,528
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...
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