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Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 04-21-2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,180
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Here is a link to Kent's site on setting up the...

Here is a link to Kent's site on setting up the Meco torch. I'm sure Kent will reply with some good info for you as well. Keep practicing.:)

Setting up the Meco...
Forum: Introductions 03-29-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Welcome to the forum Guki.:)

Welcome to the forum Guki.:)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-19-2021, 02:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,667
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
These work well for straight cuts and I find them...

These work well for straight cuts and I find them fairly easy to use. Relatively affordable as well.

https://www.kett-tool.com/products/KD-440

Another option would be shears like these.
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Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 03-08-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Nicely done Reno.:cool:

Nicely done Reno.:cool:
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 03-06-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Yeah I don't know what I was thinking as I have...

Yeah I don't know what I was thinking as I have the same ones. Duh. You are looking for the Jackson WA-60 Unigoogle with the ratcheting headgear correct? Those have been out of production for quite a...
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 03-06-2021, 12:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Quite a few used ones and a few new ones on Ebay....

Quite a few used ones and a few new ones on Ebay.

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2334524.m570.l1313&_nkw=jackson+weld+goggles&_sacat=0
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-04-2021, 11:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Bill, Jaro uses a translator like Google and...

Bill, Jaro uses a translator like Google and sometimes I believe things get lost in translation. Maybe your comment was a little harsh. :)

Kent, I like the idea of using plywood/MDF for turning...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 03-01-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Either .023-.025 or .030, ER70S6. ER70S6 is...

Either .023-.025 or .030, ER70S6. ER70S6 is pretty much standard now. If you are welding perfectly clean material ER70S2 works well. Some Mig's like the thinner wire, some do better with .030. Just...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-09-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 112,759
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Amazing stuff! You are a very smart guy. This is...

Amazing stuff! You are a very smart guy. This is all very high level engineering. Wow!:cool:
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-06-2021, 01:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
After reading your post again, before you do...

After reading your post again, before you do anything else put more shape into the bottom half of the panel. If it fits when you hold it up, but then does not when you drop it down the panel is...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-06-2021, 01:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
This is what I would try. Hope this translates...

This is what I would try. Hope this translates from my brain to words...:)Take some small rod 3/16 or 1/4 something that bends easily and span the gap between the fenders. Shape it so that you have...
Forum: Buck Building 12-20-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,084
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
JMO, but this is one of those questions that...

JMO, but this is one of those questions that there is no step one, step two step three etc, easy answers to. You just have to do a lot of searching and reading and learning, along with trial and...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 12-18-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
What about a heli-coil insert? If I understand...

What about a heli-coil insert? If I understand your circumstances that would seem to be the easiest solution if you haven't removed too much material. Inserts require you to drill oversize anyways or...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-14-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,197
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Side by side comparison of (L-R) Snap-On BF618...

Side by side comparison of (L-R) Snap-On BF618 with the original handle, Dagger Tools replacement handle, and my nicest original Proto I have, a 1427.(I'm not a tool collector, but I don't use it...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-08-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,198
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Interesting tooling. I like it.:)

Interesting tooling. I like it.:)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-07-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,197
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Dagger Tools has handles that are similar in size...

Dagger Tools has handles that are similar in size and shape to the original Proto handles. Still larger than the Proto handles but you can cut them down to be pretty good facsimiles of the original...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-01-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 100,914
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
It's a shame David doesn't post here anymore.:(

It's a shame David doesn't post here anymore.:(
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-10-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Beeswax also works well.

Beeswax also works well.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-08-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
.041 sounds like .040 sheet, while the .049...

.041 sounds like .040 sheet, while the .049 sounds like .050 sheet. To me it seems as if you were mistakenly sold .040 sheet instead of .050. There is quite a bit of difference strength wise...
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 09-19-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,431
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Certainly appears to be the same location. Wonder...

Certainly appears to be the same location. Wonder if the guy is still in business? I wass in Burlington the other day. Probably best that I didn't know about this then.:) Tempting.

Not being a...
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,319
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Terrific news Kent! :)

Terrific news Kent! :)
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,319
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Thinking good thoughts for you Kent and keeping...

Thinking good thoughts for you Kent and keeping you and your family in my prayers. Shame that it's happening.
Forum: Introductions 09-05-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Welcome to the forum Clint.:)

Welcome to the forum Clint.:)
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-03-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,553
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Congrats Robert on MSOTM.:cool:

Congrats Robert on MSOTM.:cool:
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-01-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 627,425
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Thank you for sharing all of this build Jack.:)

Thank you for sharing all of this build Jack.:)
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