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Forum: Individual Classifieds 06-01-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By ojh
Thats a sweet machine James, what is the 'pass...

Thats a sweet machine James, what is the 'pass thru' on it?
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,144
Posted By ojh
How did he phrase that..'oh jeez, I just...

How did he phrase that..'oh jeez, I just remembered, this thing fell off the back of the...' He must be from around here.
This is going to be good, we'll need lots of pictures.
Whats your plans,...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-09-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,866
Posted By ojh
The shrinking tip on stud guns work great, I use...

The shrinking tip on stud guns work great, I use one often.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-06-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,866
Posted By ojh
I'd have to ask, 'high spots next to or close to...

I'd have to ask, 'high spots next to or close to the weld' may not be highspots but the result of the areas adjacent are shrunk.
In any event, a shrinking disc would make things easier.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 04-26-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,232
Posted By ojh
I always support the hose to keep the weight off...

I always support the hose to keep the weight off your wrist, that frees up your torch hand. For sheetmetal I use -2, -6 is more common but -2 both finishes easier and quicker to puddle, almost like...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-07-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,736
Posted By ojh
I'd redo to where you are with 18ga so you have...

I'd redo to where you are with 18ga so you have some meat to work with and follow Roberts advice and stretch to form the skirt.
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-01-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,488
Posted By ojh
John, the Trumpf is CN-701, it has a 48" throat,...

John, the Trumpf is CN-701, it has a 48" throat, tooling is 1.183 x 1.177 'square' shank and 1.333 round shank, the lower anvil will take either square or round.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 03-01-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,321
Posted By ojh
Which gloves?

My trusty old gloves finally gave up and I'd like to have a good pair for Tig'g sheetmetal, what do you guys reccommend?
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,671
Posted By ojh
I just pulled the trigger myself and bought a...

I just pulled the trigger myself and bought a Trumpf CN-701, I'll be bringing it into the shop next week. I am so excited. It's huge, thats a fact.
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-22-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 26,281
Posted By ojh
Looks like a fun project. I want to give you a...

Looks like a fun project. I want to give you a headsup in case you haven't spotted it yet. Those glass bodies are a little extra 'roomy' and it shows in the footbox just in front of the door. ...
Forum: Shop Safety 12-18-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,525
Posted By ojh
On Thursday I had a little irritation in my one...

On Thursday I had a little irritation in my one eye (blind in the other) Friday I knew I had some trash in it an dbought that eyewash in a cup thingy, it helped. By Saturday I knew I needed to see...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 12-16-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,752
Posted By ojh
I manuevered and manipulated enough to get it...

I manuevered and manipulated enough to get it finished, I'm thinking the undercutting might have been into the original brass under the chrome! Isn't that what the chrome shop does as part of the...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 12-15-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,752
Posted By ojh
Secrets to no undercutting?

I'm working on an old grille to send for chrome plating and I'm filling the little dings etc silicon bronze but I'm getting this undercut at the edge of the weld, how do I avoid it?
I'm Tig'g....
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,228
Posted By ojh
Don't you love it when somebody gets it right. ...

Don't you love it when somebody gets it right. Staggering.
Forum: Events 11-14-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,402
Posted By ojh
All kinds of different styles & techniques, that...

All kinds of different styles & techniques, that must have been quite a time. Wish I had made it.
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,371
Posted By ojh
We use a product called 'Ospho' at 100%, we apply...

We use a product called 'Ospho' at 100%, we apply the ospho and let dry, then reactivate the acid by applying a 2nd coat and the neutralizing the acid by wiping with water. The 2nd coat to water...
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,371
Posted By ojh
We reactivate the acid with another coat of acid...

We reactivate the acid with another coat of acid and then wipe while wet (don't let the ospho dry) with water, we've done it the next day after applying the first coat. Th finish is all nice and...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-19-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,126
Posted By ojh
Outstanding wood work. I would consider cutting...

Outstanding wood work. I would consider cutting the top section off the door, making repairs where you can get to it, welding the repaired section back in place.
Will the door have upholstered...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-17-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,126
Posted By ojh
I'd keep the pulls. Is it just the pull area or...

I'd keep the pulls. Is it just the pull area or the entire top of the garnish? Did the existing repair use brass?
A couple pics would help.
I'd be removing the repairs to get to the original...
Forum: Resources 10-07-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,120
Posted By ojh
I have a couple of his and they are very well...

I have a couple of his and they are very well done, full of information and lots of pictures to reinforce the words. I might have this book, is he making a large fender for an early '30's Duesenberg...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-30-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,297
Posted By ojh
Thanks Steve, I spoke with them and they say to...

Thanks Steve, I spoke with them and they say to 'neutralize' the acid or it'll form a barrier under the paint. He said plain water will do the job but must be applied while the Ospho is wet. You...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-22-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,297
Posted By ojh
Is there an immediate reaction so you can tell?

Is there an immediate reaction so you can tell?
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,793
Posted By ojh
I keep looking for the really old apprenticeship...

I keep looking for the really old apprenticeship books from the coachbuilding industry, they would have the terminology and maybe the history behind the name.
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,793
Posted By ojh
Whatcha Call this Panel?

You've all seen those diagrams of a cow that show the different cuts and the name for the cuts? Anybody got the same diagram for a car? I'm trying to make templates from the original and I don't...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-08-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,297
Posted By ojh
Time to bring this thread back to life. I read...

Time to bring this thread back to life.
I read Kents' suggestion to use ospho and also read the above post where a guy had problems applying epoxy primer over the top of ospho prepped surface.
A...
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