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Forum: Automotive Projects 10-05-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,434
Posted By Stretch
Well done and well deserved MSOTM 👍

Well done and well deserved MSOTM 👍
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-01-2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,744
Posted By Stretch
Awesome work! Congrats on MSOTM - well deserved 👍

Awesome work! Congrats on MSOTM - well deserved 👍
Forum: Beginner Projects 07-10-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,331
Posted By Stretch
Well done on a great project and MSOTM win!...

Well done on a great project and MSOTM win! Awesome 😎
Matt
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,844
Posted By Stretch
Thanks Reno/Robert. When I get some time I'm...

Thanks Reno/Robert. When I get some time I'm going to make a hardwood disc and give it a try.
Cheers, Matt
Forum: Announcements 06-03-2019, 01:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,464
Posted By Stretch
A big congrats to all involved in making this...

A big congrats to all involved in making this forum what it is today. This place is a gold mine of information that is both useful to those starting out and salty old dawgs alike.
A big thanks from...
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,844
Posted By Stretch
Excellent idea - very useful, thanks for sharing....

Excellent idea - very useful, thanks for sharing.
Just a thought... has anyone tried it on steel? I'm thinking just for very small shrinks on large panels such as bonnets/doors etc. as a final...
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 04-25-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,623
Posted By Stretch
I would say by the price alone, it's a scam. But...

I would say by the price alone, it's a scam. But if you are local, you could always go check it out. Scammers rely on conning people by taking multiple deposits to "secure" a killer deal.
As my dad...
Forum: Individual Classifieds 04-23-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,029
Posted By Stretch
Vintage Pullmax P6 Superb Condition

Sold. Please remove. Thanks.
Forum: Individual Classifieds 04-23-2019, 07:05 AM
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Views: 1,085
Posted By Stretch
1942 Edwards Type D English Wheel

Sold. Please remove. Thanks.
Forum: Individual Classifieds 03-23-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 890
Posted By Stretch
Eckold Kraftformer LFA70S Shrinking Jaws Non-Marring

Hi folks. I've been sitting on these shrinking jaws for years in the hope that one day I'd get a Kraftformer. Alas, this has never come to fruition. So I'm sell this pair on eBay at the mo. If any...
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,328
Posted By Stretch
Fascinating Tube Making Video

Stumbled on this video on YouTube on how tube is made. I ended up being both fascinated and mesmerised at the same time! Well worth a watch ;)
I couldn't help but think of Jaroslav's creations on...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-23-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,035
Posted By Stretch
Some very nice resto work there Kent. I...

Some very nice resto work there Kent. I particularly like some of your ingenious file designs - necessity being the mother of invention and all that 👍
Matt
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-19-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,620
Posted By Stretch
The Hawker Hurricane first took to the skies in...

The Hawker Hurricane first took to the skies in 1935 also. I see a lot more Spifire in the Hurricane, than I do in the H1. I do see an extended Zero in the H1 though!
Didn't Hughes make a plane...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-16-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,803
Posted By Stretch
Peter... sounds like you'll have some very...

Peter... sounds like you'll have some very interesting project classes soon. If only I had the time and means to come over for a six day class - that would be an amazing opportunity! Right... time to...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-15-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,803
Posted By Stretch
Thanks Peter! I'd love to have the opportunity to...

Thanks Peter! I'd love to have the opportunity to come and work with you for a week - I bet I'd come away with many new tips, tricks and ideas. One thing my mentor at Lynx told me was that "you'll...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-10-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 56,340
Posted By Stretch
wow indeed! most excellent Richard. can't wait...

wow indeed! most excellent Richard. can't wait for further progress!
Matt
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-08-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,142
Posted By Stretch
Looking good there. Some neat tricks ;)

Looking good there. Some neat tricks ;)
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-07-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,803
Posted By Stretch
Nice to see some pictures at Geoff Moss'...

Nice to see some pictures at Geoff Moss' workshop. I spent some time there a while ago expanding my knowledge base. Geoff is a fantastic master of the English Wheel. Grumpy old bugger, but top...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-05-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,803
Posted By Stretch
That's a good start I'd say. Keep practising and...

That's a good start I'd say. Keep practising and you'll get better and better. It's all about eye coordination and muscle memory. Keep at it 👍
Matt
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-04-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,803
Posted By Stretch
Onorius - you are welcome! The method Peter...

Onorius - you are welcome!

The method Peter describes of one person holding the panel moving it up and down whilst the other welds is very accurate also! At Lynx I would sometimes do the holding...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-04-2019, 02:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,803
Posted By Stretch
The traditional approach calls for a wide, soft...

The traditional approach calls for a wide, soft flame for gas welding aluminium. I can only give UK standard welding nozzle sizes (BOC etc.). Whereas for steel at 16 gauge (1.5mm) I would probably...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-03-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,803
Posted By Stretch
Looks like a typical 50/60s coachbuilder's gas...

Looks like a typical 50/60s coachbuilder's gas weld - fused without adding rod. This type of welding was common at the time in the U.K. and Italy etc. It's not as difficult as people think. What it...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-01-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 95,153
Posted By Stretch
Congrats on MSOTM! Very well deserved 👍

Congrats on MSOTM! Very well deserved 👍
Forum: Announcements 12-25-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,219
Posted By Stretch
Christmas greetings from Cornwall 👌

Christmas greetings from Cornwall 👌
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-30-2018, 01:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,339
Posted By Stretch
Thanks Kent. Great info - much appreciated 👍

Thanks Kent. Great info - much appreciated 👍
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