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Forum: Individual Classifieds 12-05-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
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, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
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, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,126
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, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,126
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, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,096
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, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,096
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, 09:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,712
Posted By Ken Hosford
I like your attitude .

I like your attitude .
Forum: Individual Classifieds 08-04-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
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, 07:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 39,785
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, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
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, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,374
Posted By Ken Hosford
Inspiring indeed thankx

Inspiring indeed thankx
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-30-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
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, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
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, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,972
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, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,296
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, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,825
Posted By Ken Hosford
Ron you have me thinking wow

Ron you have me thinking wow
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 02-20-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,221
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: 1,401
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: 336
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: 1,401
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: 1,661
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: 2,295
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: 1,069
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: 1,463
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: 400
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
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