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Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-30-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 411
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I prefer the variable speed 7000 RPM polisher. ...

I prefer the variable speed 7000 RPM polisher. My Harbor Freight one has worked well. It's soft start and not too heavy. I have a big Dewalt grinder and another big Craftsman grinder and they wear...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I subscribed to SR for 10-15 years until I got...

I subscribed to SR for 10-15 years until I got tired of articles that were nothing more than product placement by their advertisers. If I recall correctly, they had one issue a year with an article...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-29-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 411
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Ken's response and new phone number: Thank...

Ken's response and new phone number:

Thank you for the message.. I'm sorry that phone number was disconnected sometime last year... I had it since 1978, when I started my business in September...
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I have both. Early on I built a 5 HP unit and it...

I have both. Early on I built a 5 HP unit and it is fine for a one man shop. I can run a mill and my big lathe at the same time with no problem.

My Pmax is on a VFD. However when I got my big...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-29-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 411
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I sent Ken a message on FB. He posted recently...

I sent Ken a message on FB. He posted recently so perhaps he just changed phones. I'll let you know the response.
Forum: Individual Classifieds 10-26-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Great prices!

Great prices!
Forum: Introductions 10-26-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Bert, that is some really impressive stuff! ...

Bert, that is some really impressive stuff! Impressive engineering!
Forum: Buck Building 10-25-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Jaroslav, I looked for a suitable mannequin for a...

Jaroslav, I looked for a suitable mannequin for a year before I found her on Ebay. Most mannequins are just 'clothes hangers'. They are not very realistic and didn't have the muscle tone I was...
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I've seen some incredible work with Fly Presses. ...

I've seen some incredible work with Fly Presses. Sadly, they just don't exist in my part of the world. I've never seen one in person. There is a guy on the west coast that imports them from Asia...
Forum: Buck Building 10-24-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Extreme shape...flexible bucks

Anyone who has spent any time with me knows that I am a fan of Flexible Shape Patterns (FSP) as popularized by Wray Schelin in the early 2000s. While they don't tell you squat about arrangement,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Arbor Press...I was wrong!

The first guy I remember that was an arbor press advocate was an older fellow who came to the first years of the Oblong MetalMeets. I can't recall his name but bought a small round shot bag with a...
Forum: Introductions 10-18-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Welcome James. Pullmaxes are pretty common in...

Welcome James. Pullmaxes are pretty common in your area. Eckolds are really scarce and expensive. A mid size Pmax can be had for 3-5K depending on tooling...sometimes less. The cheapest used...
Forum: Shop Safety 10-11-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I thought the 4" heels were a nice touch.... ...

I thought the 4" heels were a nice touch....

I will admit to watching these 'Amazing machine' type things fairly frequently.
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,703
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
This is the whole thread. Great reading and...

This is the whole thread. Great reading and comments from some of the early contributors to the group.

http://allmetalshaping.com/showthread.php?t=1079
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,703
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Anyone talked to RodDoc Richard Crees lately?

I haven't heard much from him lately. I know some years back, he had a surgery that left him with a problem with one arm.

Really talented man and I hope he's doing ok.
Forum: Events 09-24-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,806
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I'm just wondering how long someone had to stalk...

I'm just wondering how long someone had to stalk Dan Shady before they found him without a broom in his hand....

http://www.allmetalshaping.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=57567&d=1600894868
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Forum: Heads Up Announcements 09-20-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Picky picky. :D

Picky picky. :D
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 09-19-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
That is the same shop name as was on the Facebook...

That is the same shop name as was on the Facebook post. He hasn't been on the site since January.
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 09-19-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Gariu recip machine in Greensboro NC- $5500

https://greensboro.craigslist.org/tls/d/snow-camp-pullmax-gairu-mb-5-nibbler/7198112963.html

He posted on Facebook about it. I know nothing. Pick up only.
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Ant Amstead - Master Mechanic

When Wheeler Dealer came to the US, the changed mechanics to Ant Amstead.

During a 12 week break between Wheeler Dealer seasons, he decided to build a 30's inspired Alfa Formula 1 car. While...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,957
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Stay safe Ken. Don't wait to get out when they...

Stay safe Ken. Don't wait to get out when they tell you.
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Site will be down for maintenance

Sunday, September 6th at 3:00 a.m. EST
Window Duration: 2 hours
Expected downtime: Less than 15 minutes
Forum: Introductions 09-02-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Welcome Tyler, glad you decided to join us. I...

Welcome Tyler, glad you decided to join us. I was wondering if any of you would be interested enough to join.
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I talked to some of the guys at the roundup about...

I talked to some of the guys at the roundup about a smoke alarm system that was turned on when the lights were off of when there was no motion in the room for X minutes. That is, when no one is in...
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Shop fire

The very first customer of Imperial Wheeling Machines called me. Steve Mercurio or Steve Prostreet is in central Pennsylvania. His shop burned to the ground last week. He said his early Crown...
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