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Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-09-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,305
Posted By Marc Bourget
Keep in mind, the bent up edge's major intended...

Keep in mind, the bent up edge's major intended contribution is to "trap" the center so when you wheel (or other) the metal raises to meet your sweeps.


As Kent and others have said, there is...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-06-2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 627,435
Posted By Marc Bourget
Awwwww, y'all know it was a barn find, all he...

Awwwww, y'all know it was a barn find, all he did was put a coat of wax on it! (Not !!)


Stunning as it all comes together.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-06-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,305
Posted By Marc Bourget
I think it's different than hammer forming into a...

I think it's different than hammer forming into a die. I've heard the sheet blank holder you mention described as a "slip ring" But this controls the metal, much like a thumbnail tool, trapping the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-02-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,305
Posted By Marc Bourget
The successful thumbnails that I recall (full...

The successful thumbnails that I recall (full disclosure, no great experience here) have a longer, more gradual, transition along the length. IMHO a thumbnail is like an in-motion tuck point ...
Forum: Introductions 04-22-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By Marc Bourget
Welcome, This site contains a wealth of...

Welcome,


This site contains a wealth of knowledge and, if you're perceptive, a wealth of wisdom that will aid you in this interest, and, as a Engineer as well.


Use it well !!


mjb
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-05-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,637
Posted By Marc Bourget
Ever spent any time with Ron? He might...

Ever spent any time with Ron?


He might surprise you!


:D:rolleyes:
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-03-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 663,392
Posted By Marc Bourget
I see that as a support for the tail gate...

I see that as a support for the tail gate opening, not an extended stake receiver pocket.


I see Marcus developing something shorter, but in the same theme, for the intermediate pockets.


;)
Forum: Comments and Suggestions 03-25-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,323
Posted By Marc Bourget
Looks like a simple swing axle in the rear - not...

Looks like a simple swing axle in the rear - not the setup for driving on two wheels !




:lol: Driver = :dunce:
Forum: Buck Building 03-12-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,525
Posted By Marc Bourget
aligning or matching the panels to speed welding...

aligning or matching the panels to speed welding production?
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-12-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By Marc Bourget
I'd also suggest you gain information on the...

I'd also suggest you gain information on the properties on alloys and grades of aluminum.


I understand your interest in a quick answer, but your path may be easier as a result of that knowledge.
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-28-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 663,392
Posted By Marc Bourget
This "Dog" would gladly live in that "Dog...

This "Dog" would gladly live in that "Dog house-to-be" if we could arrange shipping to the USA !!!


:lol::D:lol:
Forum: Introductions 02-25-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By Marc Bourget
Chad, I, likewise, extend a welcome here!...

Chad,


I, likewise, extend a welcome here!


But, acceptance and membership comes with a modicum of duty.


You have to expend some effort to help where you can!
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 02-16-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By Marc Bourget
Kent White teaches a simple and effective method...

Kent White teaches a simple and effective method for setting the flame on O/A setups.


Have you visited his website? www.tinmantech.com ?
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-10-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 627,435
Posted By Marc Bourget
Jack, When I got out of the...

Jack,



When I got out of the injection molding business there were three general approaches. One, insert the rubber part in the mold and inject the ABS around it. Two, use a second mold,...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-25-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,776
Posted By Marc Bourget
In the interest of "Know thy Subject" :) ...

In the interest of "Know thy Subject" :)



The lateral line on a fish is a part of fish anatomical structure that senses pressure. It usually runs down the mid-line of the fish. Picture a...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-10-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,595
Posted By Marc Bourget
Watched a Gene Winfield demo at the Santa Cruz...

Watched a Gene Winfield demo at the Santa Cruz Metalmeet and my recollection is he advocates hammering as you go, Weld about 6" and hammer, etc. (repeat)



No experience myself (why I went to...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-05-2021, 01:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,625
Posted By Marc Bourget
Besides the heat source(s) Mr. Covell bent his...

Besides the heat source(s) Mr. Covell bent his tubes over a built-up plywood pattern.


The suggestion, above, to use top/bottom heat, would appear to solve the only difficulty experienced by Mr....
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-04-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,625
Posted By Marc Bourget
I'm jumping to a bit of a conclusion, but, as I...

I'm jumping to a bit of a conclusion, but, as I see it the problem with bending larger diameter tubing, with "saddle style" inner mandrels, is the collapse of the inner portion due to the pressure...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 12-18-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By Marc Bourget
Lots of experienced folk on this site have...

Lots of experienced folk on this site have intelligent solutions.


My only experience I hired Holt Bros. to repair the heads of my 6.2L in a heated cabinet.



Of the several solutions I've...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 12-15-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By Marc Bourget
I basically agree with the following: ...

I basically agree with the following:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7-mcjR59a4
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-07-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,198
Posted By Marc Bourget
Giving credit where it is due . . . truth be...

Giving credit where it is due . . . truth be told . . .



I believe my suggestion arose out of the knowledge gained from attending Kent's Workshops. Kinda WWKD, (without suggesting any form...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-06-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,198
Posted By Marc Bourget
I haven't tried it (have Pullmax !) but, after...

I haven't tried it (have Pullmax !) but, after an initial 90, what's stopping you from duplicating the hand formed wired edge, only larger?



Weld a handle on a relatively short piece of...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-02-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 100,914
Posted By Marc Bourget
Who needs to deal with persons of that level of...

Who needs to deal with persons of that level of character and virtue?


Cudos to Jaroslav !!
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-26-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,235
Posted By Marc Bourget
No personal experience, but a Tool and Die guy I...

No personal experience, but a Tool and Die guy I knew liked to grind a slight concave above the cutting edges of the punch for just that reason. Delayed the onset of sticking.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-08-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By Marc Bourget
I agree with the "expert" as I believe what he...

I agree with the "expert" as I believe what he references is the difficulty with heat control.


If you had ever participated in one of Kent White's workshops, you'd realize almost anything is...
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