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Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 10-24-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,253
Posted By bmikkalson
Paint stripper , what’s every one using?

The good stripper is now banned , any body have a alternative?
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2017, 02:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,306
Posted By bmikkalson
Cruise over to the yahoo Sheldon lathe group, all...

Cruise over to the yahoo Sheldon lathe group, all that is ready for Down load.
I remanufacture the felt way whips. Huge help in keeping the saddle lunercated.
I have a set listed on eBay.
...
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2016, 01:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,993
Posted By bmikkalson
Room for one more??

Room for one more??
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,838
Posted By bmikkalson
Their goes another one... ;( I like the "...

Their goes another one... ;(
I like the " cheap" style, that David uses When I first got into this I was all hog wild on buying $$ equipment. But what I needed is skill and understanding of what's...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 07-14-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,075
Posted By bmikkalson
Put both welders down and use 3m Panel Bond. ...

Put both welders down and use 3m Panel Bond. lightly hammer down the joint, grind and fill. This would be the easiest way if your skills are NEW. Really welding puts a lot of heat in the work.
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,786
Posted By bmikkalson
Hi, I'm in blacksburg, near virgina tech .

Hi, I'm in blacksburg, near virgina tech .
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,786
Posted By bmikkalson
Any VA or WV metal shapers?

Looking to make friends, any one in the area??
Forum: Events 05-08-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 24,207
Posted By bmikkalson
I had two goals at this event,1 complete a...

I had two goals at this event,1 complete a project and make the 2nd copy fast. On Friday made one spoon went ok, went home and thought about it came back Saturday and had huge success on the remake....
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-14-2016, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,251
Posted By bmikkalson
What r u looking to get done? Post some pics.....

What r u looking to get done?
Post some pics.. And I'll give u my personal .02 ;)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-14-2016, 01:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,731
Posted By bmikkalson
Take a look at metal man swede set up. He uses a...

Take a look at metal man swede set up. He uses a plastic and works prett good.
Plus he sells the set up as a kit.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 09-30-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,542
Posted By bmikkalson
Ok, thanks for the tips. Will report...

Ok, thanks for the tips.

Will report back with success or fail.:lol:
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 09-29-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,542
Posted By bmikkalson
Removing braze flux??

Doing lots of brazing lately, basic rod with flux combined. How on earth do you get the flux off when the job is done? Did some googling and many say soap and water. This is not even touching the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,348
Posted By bmikkalson
Blacksburg area.

Blacksburg area.
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,348
Posted By bmikkalson
Any metal shapers in the West Virginia area? Virginia tech

Going to be spending time in the WV area pretty close to Virginia Tech. Maybe we can hang out and exchange secrets. I'm a tradesman body guy and beginner plus metal shaper and self proclaimed...
Forum: Events 05-07-2015, 02:20 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 33,665
Posted By bmikkalson
When is Ed thomas coming? I want to watch a power...

When is Ed thomas coming? I want to watch a power hammer at work.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 05-07-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 20,538
Posted By bmikkalson
Update, I have had better luck using the flux...

Update, I have had better luck using the flux separate from the rod.
I used some mystery rod, that was real copper in color. OH BOY did that lay out nice.
Forum: Resources 04-28-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 78,307
Posted By bmikkalson
If any one has any of these books and is going...

If any one has any of these books and is going to the Route56 metal meet. I would love to thumb threw one. Thank you.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 04-28-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,376
Posted By bmikkalson
Thanks for all who helped. I have...

Thanks for all who helped.
I have stumbled upon the problem, at the machine the gas house connects with a threaded connecter ( much like a brake line fitting) Well when I kicked the hose the...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 04-24-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 20,538
Posted By bmikkalson
Hmm, the gas fluxer looks cool.

Hmm, the gas fluxer looks cool.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 04-24-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 20,538
Posted By bmikkalson
making pretty brazing beads, how it done?

How are guys getting great looking gas brazing jobs? I have never even been close, tried a couple different rods and flux.http://www.malloy.it/uploads/prodotti/34Fa.jpg...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 04-19-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,376
Posted By bmikkalson
Fun update, it appears the brake clean was...

Fun update, it appears the brake clean was leaving some residue. Things going much better. I am using 4043 rod and welding mystery aluminum.
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 04-15-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,600
Posted By bmikkalson
Nice, see you soon.

Nice, see you soon.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 04-15-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,376
Posted By bmikkalson
Dare I ask how to check the shields gas?

Dare I ask how to check the shields gas?
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 04-11-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,376
Posted By bmikkalson
Did some more testing on aluminum, cleaned and...

Did some more testing on aluminum, cleaned and cleaned. Seemed to go better, but some times the puddle seems to have a "skin" on it.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 04-07-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,376
Posted By bmikkalson
Ok, will give it another try. Never even thought...

Ok, will give it another try. Never even thought of switching collets.
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