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Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-22-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,403
Posted By Ron Naida
John, I have seen headlight buckets on Morgan &...

John,
I have seen headlight buckets on Morgan & Mgs that were made
by wheeling diagonally across the top to raise the bubble. If you start out with the teardrop shape wheel progressively toward...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-20-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,403
Posted By Ron Naida
John, I might try shrinking the perimeter edges...

John,
I might try shrinking the perimeter edges downward.
This should cause the center to want to crown up a bit.
Once you have the perimeter shrunk it is then easy to
use a mallet to raise your...
Forum: Introductions 01-08-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By Ron Naida
Jo, Your work looks good, When I skin...

Jo,
Your work looks good,


When I skin those type doors I will shrink in diagonally about 6 inches
at the lower front and rear corners, This will give the slight bow across
the center that is...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-09-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 981
Posted By Ron Naida
If you need a hollow wire edge why couldn't you...

If you need a hollow wire edge why couldn't you roll the pocket around
a wire. Do not pinch it completely tight. Then take a slide hammer like they make for dowel pin pullers to pull the wire out....
Forum: Posting Pictures 11-30-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By Ron Naida
Thanks all, I'll get it figured out.

Thanks all,
I'll get it figured out.
Forum: Posting Pictures 11-29-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By Ron Naida
Kerry, I was trying to post a flange die pic. ...

Kerry,
I was trying to post a flange die pic.
It says size is .3MP.
I don't know how that relates to 75mb



The resize program says best for viewing 4mp
Forum: Posting Pictures 11-29-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By Ron Naida
trouble adding photos

I am trying to add photos to my albums.
I check the size is OK, Copy from my desktop and insert in
the browse box. I see no photo only the description to the right of
the browse box.
If I click...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-26-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,004
Posted By Ron Naida
I use way lube for necking up/down tubing. ...

I use way lube for necking up/down tubing.
Seems to work well.


Ron
Forum: Events 08-18-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,838
Posted By Ron Naida
I got my book today Will. Thanks. ...

I got my book today Will.
Thanks.


Entertaining reading of your accomplishments.
Interesting life you chose and friends made.



Regards.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-22-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,063
Posted By Ron Naida
http://allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=842...

http://allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=842&pictureid=15163


I beaded my bomber style seats in the Pullmax. Out of 5052. I would think you could do steel ends in the same...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-21-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,063
Posted By Ron Naida
tanks

http://allmetalshaping.com/album.php?albumid=1007


Process is in the album above.


A couple of other tanks also.


http://allmetalshaping.com/album.php?albumid=429
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-04-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By Ron Naida
gas tanks

http://allmetalshaping.com/album.php?albumid=1007


http://allmetalshaping.com/album.php?albumid=429


Jaroslav
The above are two albums I posted of tanks I made by using terne or
tinned cold...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-11-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,284
Posted By Ron Naida
If you make a panel up from draw quality and it...

If you make a panel up from draw quality and it needs louvers.


I found I had to reset the die shear clearances

They formed nice but the cuts were burred

Experiment with some scraps...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-05-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,230
Posted By Ron Naida
I had a friend since passed on, fantastic welder....

I had a friend since passed on, fantastic welder.


He used to make go kart mufflers, welding them
with tig on a fixture that had a gear motor rotate
the part


I guess something similar in...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 08-03-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,911
Posted By Ron Naida
Tin all around so it does not rust unless you can...

Tin all around so it does not rust unless you can find
Terne plate sheet

Then solder the seams with
40 tin 60 lead using Harris stay clean flux
Wash off good and pressure test to about 4lbs
...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-16-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,963
Posted By Ron Naida
http://allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=170...

http://allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=170&pictureid=2785

Do it on your ewheel
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-05-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,915
Posted By Ron Naida
http://allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=170...

http://allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=170&pictureid=2785

I beaded these as the very last step
Ron
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-25-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,276
Posted By Ron Naida
http://allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=175...

http://allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=175&pictureid=18682

I once thought about adding a second step to the Pullmax flange die to
make the wire pocket and then close it.
I never pursued...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-31-2017, 01:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,499
Posted By Ron Naida
http://allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=452...

http://allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=452&pictureid=7059

I had a flange to tip in on this radiator header but it needed
clearance to swing. Hence the curved cut out to get the 90 degree...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-26-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 646,884
Posted By Ron Naida
wheel box shafts

< Been chatting with John this week actually but the longest still made is only 68mm long and still too short. I don't know if I can join two sets together and make my own as picked up a set of...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-25-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 646,884
Posted By Ron Naida
lucas wiper wheel boxes

http://www.s-v-c.co.uk/product/14w-wiper-wheelboxes/

Marcus check with these people.

I have bought from them and they shipped to the US.
very pleased.

Ron
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-22-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,128
Posted By Ron Naida
http://allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=106...

http://allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=1060&pictureid=18037

half oval solid brass, heat & bend to desired shape.
Drill/ tap as Kent describes. Off to chrome if need be.

Do the same...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-22-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,128
Posted By Ron Naida
Extrude-a -trim in Ontario. I got a quote...

Extrude-a -trim in Ontario.

I got a quote from them for some 1" wide half oval aluminum trim x 12 ft long.

They have other sizes.
My client is not ready to start the job so I have not ordered....
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-22-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,128
Posted By Ron Naida
8242T41 I needed some 1/2" wide half rd trim...

8242T41

I needed some 1/2" wide half rd trim so I used the above aluminum material from McMaster Carr. The number above is for 1/2 wide but they stock up to 1". My 1/2 was about $3.50 for a 3...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 12-16-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,519
Posted By Ron Naida
Good chrome over base metal is usually copper...

Good chrome over base metal is usually copper nickle, chrome
polished after each layer.

I usually have the chrome people strip to base metal since they will be doing anyway.
Then I make the...
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