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Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-25-2021, 05:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,913
Posted By James. V. D. W
I seldom use a pedal. We also seem to favor the...

I seldom use a pedal. We also seem to favor the button. There is a guy on youtube that sells a variable amperage button for your torch. Check on 6061.com. Not cheap, but seems worth the spend....
Forum: Introductions 10-07-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By James. V. D. W
Welcome! Another Capetonian!

Welcome! Another Capetonian!
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-06-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,912
Posted By James. V. D. W
Almost missed that! I were going to ask how you...

Almost missed that! I were going to ask how you did that, but your answer here makes it crystal clear.


Thank you and congratulations!
Forum: Introductions 09-06-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,462
Posted By James. V. D. W
Welcome! Glad your bears have jobs to...

Welcome!


Glad your bears have jobs to afford the vodka! Here in South Africa the lions and elephants also roam the streets, but the elephants prefer kalua and the lions prefer lion lager!...
Forum: Announcements 04-06-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,541
Posted By James. V. D. W
Same here in South Africa. We have been in full...

Same here in South Africa. We have been in full lock down since the 27th.
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-15-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,729
Posted By James. V. D. W
Thank you. It is not perfect, but is fine for the...

Thank you. It is not perfect, but is fine for the time I had available.
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-06-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,729
Posted By James. V. D. W
MG trunk floor

Here is a quickie. Customer urgently needed a boot floor for an MG. His was badly rusted and deformed from years of use. The Pullmax earned it's keep on this one. Even with pre-stretching the panel...
Forum: Posting Pictures 09-03-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,744
Posted By James. V. D. W
Generally before I add an attachment I click on...

Generally before I add an attachment I click on the add attachment tab, then Browse and when I find the pick I want to use, I right click on it and select "edit". It will open in the edit window....
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-03-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,837
Posted By James. V. D. W
I completely forgot that I made a little more...

I completely forgot that I made a little more progress.:lol:


The tailgate had to be retained level with the bed floor, but still had to be able to swing all the way down and be removable without...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-03-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,837
Posted By James. V. D. W
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-23-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,837
Posted By James. V. D. W
I made some more progress on the bed and some...

I made some more progress on the bed and some other parts of the Land Cruiser. I have started making supports for the Outer panels to stop them from flapping in the wind by modifying the original...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 07-31-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,948
Posted By James. V. D. W
Like Steve mentioned, get the fit right and...

Like Steve mentioned, get the fit right and everything else will follow. I like to use .8mm MIG wire as filler when needed. I never use filler from start to finish, but instead only use it where...
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 07-02-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 42,735
Posted By James. V. D. W
The exchange rate is a huge issue for me....

The exchange rate is a huge issue for me. Currently it is just under 15/1 and getting worse. I have looked at a few of their products, but all I can do is look.
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-12-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,837
Posted By James. V. D. W
This is how I returned the edge to reinforce the...

This is how I returned the edge to reinforce the bed sides. Still need to add a link to the lower brace.


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Forum: Automotive Projects 06-09-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,837
Posted By James. V. D. W
Thanks. We can find them, but it is usually badly...

Thanks. We can find them, but it is usually badly rusted or worn out from years of abuse. Our pickups have a similar work life as your Utes. Farmers work them into the ground. This Cruiser has a...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-08-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,837
Posted By James. V. D. W
The Isuzu beds are notoriously floppy and has a...

The Isuzu beds are notoriously floppy and has a tendency to crack in the tailgate area. These pickups take allot of abuse here.


The Toyota tailgate is too big and too crusty. It is 30mm too...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-08-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,837
Posted By James. V. D. W
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-08-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,837
Posted By James. V. D. W
Land Cruiser Fj45 Bed

I have been busy with this FJ for a while now. Started as just repairing the fenders and then the doors. Then it was the cab and the chassis. Now it has progressed into a complete build.


There...
Forum: Introductions 05-06-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,128
Posted By James. V. D. W
Welcome Harry. Where in S.A are you from?

Welcome Harry. Where in S.A are you from?
Forum: Buck Building 04-28-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 60,580
Posted By James. V. D. W
Hi Cobus. I have been thinking of using a laser...

Hi Cobus. I have been thinking of using a laser distance meter with a frame similar to yours. I can then draw it up in cad essentially creating a point cloud manually with a combination of set values...
Forum: Introductions 04-28-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,394
Posted By James. V. D. W
Welcome. I recently acquired a P21 myself. Love...

Welcome. I recently acquired a P21 myself. Love it! It has already made it's first panels with a basic die set. It does not seem to have many limits.
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-26-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 863,529
Posted By James. V. D. W
Good to know. Will have to stay away from...

Good to know. Will have to stay away from windshield adhesive in the future. Never even thought of that. A day without learning is a day wasted!
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,258
Posted By James. V. D. W
Taking a class is some very good advice. I always...

Taking a class is some very good advice. I always had the theory in my head, but it was only after taking a class with Barry that it all started coming together. There is almost always more than one...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-26-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,954
Views: 809,007
Posted By James. V. D. W
Have you considered 3D printing the parts?

Have you considered 3D printing the parts?
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-25-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 863,529
Posted By James. V. D. W
I have seen guys use a seam sealer to fit these...

I have seen guys use a seam sealer to fit these braces as they do in the factory, but I found that windscreen polyurethane is allot more rigid, but forms nicely to the panel. I would also be...
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