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Forum: Automotive Projects 02-28-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 646,884
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: 108
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: 413
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: 1,734
Views: 608,134
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: 1,403
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: 96
Views: 12,136
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: 1,365
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: 1,365
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: 750
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: 774
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: 981
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: 981
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: 100,036
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: 1,004
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: 601
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...
Forum: Individual Classifieds 10-01-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 808
Posted By Marc Bourget
PM Sent regarding this offer

PM Sent regarding this offer
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-24-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,898
Posted By Marc Bourget
Something likewise for the steps for the doors?

Something likewise for the steps for the doors?
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-21-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,898
Posted By Marc Bourget
Boy, would that be a hoot for this truck to show...

Boy, would that be a hoot for this truck to show up to tow my disabled '32 Highboy!


(I thought slide-backs were more recent ???)


Looks great !
Forum: Events 08-23-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,223
Posted By Marc Bourget
John is a retired local Fireman. Station on the...

John is a retired local Fireman. Station on the corner and son is a paramedic. I think his chances are better than most but that's no reason not to be careful.


FWIW
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-11-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,063
Posted By Marc Bourget
My faulty (senior?) memory is telling me that...

My faulty (senior?) memory is telling me that both sides are plated because you always have to anticipate water in the Gasoline/fuel.


Was in my 40's before I found out they pump all grades of...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-26-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 84,967
Posted By Marc Bourget
I'm more impressed with his creativity! ;)

I'm more impressed with his creativity! ;)
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 07-25-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,681
Posted By Marc Bourget
Dittos with all the others on the value of the...

Dittos with all the others on the value of the Videos


But I have had the privilege of attending two of Kent's Workshops.


I am an unabashed fan of the Man from San Juan (CA)


The ability...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-17-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,735
Posted By Marc Bourget
Side note. Orlando Cairo in Ft....

Side note.


Orlando Cairo in Ft. Lauderdale makes "custom" windshields for out-of-production Sports cars and race cars originally equipped with plexiglass.


He makes a form of 1/4 mild steel...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-11-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 128,548
Posted By Marc Bourget
Just as important is the closeness of the match...

Just as important is the closeness of the match of the blade contour to the fan shroud exit.


Got that tip (and a bunch more) in a class given by a GM Military Vehicle Operations engineer who was...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-11-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 646,884
Posted By Marc Bourget
Marcus, Am I seeing a kink in the pan, to...

Marcus,


Am I seeing a kink in the pan, to the right, before the radiator grill?
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