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Forum: Announcements 01-25-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By mr.c
Stan was a real character. He had a special knack...

Stan was a real character. He had a special knack for finding and collecting tools. He was always a joy to be around. One of his sons lived close to me when I still lived in south Florida. We got...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By mr.c
Kerry: You are welcome to do it here. North of...

Kerry: You are welcome to do it here. North of Ocala. Carey
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By mr.c
Clint: I use both rotary and VFD. There is no...

Clint: I use both rotary and VFD. There is no need to have a vfd for each machine. I bought my Mitsubishi years ago. It came prewired with a remote control box that gives me speed control via a...
Forum: Shop Safety 10-11-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,151
Posted By mr.c
"I thought the 4" heels were a nice touch...." ...

"I thought the 4" heels were a nice touch...."


Yes they establish a solid purchase on the workbench.
I am just glad that I wasn't drinking anything when this popped up. I would have sprayed it...
Forum: Shop Safety 10-10-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,151
Posted By mr.c
welding attire

For the latest in welding attire, go right to 8:00 on this video. Enjoy! Kent White approved?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJ0hIwLR6zs
Forum: Posting Pictures 09-23-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,469
Posted By mr.c
Hi Bob. It worked.

Hi Bob. It worked.
Forum: Events 08-18-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,311
Posted By mr.c
Will: I just finished your book. Thank you for...

Will: I just finished your book. Thank you for sharing your life story. I recognized some of the stories from sitting around you after hours at some of the meets.
I was unaware of the heart breaking...
Forum: Events 08-14-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,311
Posted By mr.c
Southern six and the boys. I am still laughing at...

Southern six and the boys. I am still laughing at that one. Never heard it in all of my almost 75 years.

The Sebring story hit home for me. Many good memories there. Driving shorter support races...
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,453
Posted By mr.c
That is sad news indeed. He was so much fun to be...

That is sad news indeed. He was so much fun to be around. I will miss him.


i guess that I knew Jim longer than most. Jim would have his trailer set up at Turkey Rod Run in Daytona. I loved the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-22-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,561
Posted By mr.c
bowls

Jacob and I have made some bowls and taught novices how to make bowls. Sun,n,Fun Flyi-in Metalshapers Workshop for a week a bunch of years . At twenty to thirty minutes- they were done and out of...
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,651
Posted By mr.c
Kerry: I have Q dies for my P9. Thin stainless...

Kerry: I have Q dies for my P9. Thin stainless might be challenging.My experience with these dies yielded the same results as Robert. The start is pretty ugly.
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-14-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,559
Posted By mr.c
Will: I am a bit confused about how you made...

Will: I am a bit confused about how you made weight if you placed. When I was road racing, our cars were impounded right off the track and run across the scales and inspected.
Forum: Announcements 02-27-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,404
Posted By mr.c
Congratulations Will. I love to listen to your...

Congratulations Will. I love to listen to your stories. You do tell them well. Carey
Forum: Software for Metalshaping 11-14-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,205
Posted By mr.c
Mark: Thanks for the "heads up" on the EAA...

Mark: Thanks for the "heads up" on the EAA SolidWorks deal. It is a very powerful program. I have made a couple of parts already. Steep learning curve but plenty of tutorials available. It is mind...
Forum: Software for Metalshaping 09-14-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,205
Posted By mr.c
Mark: Do I remember that you were a shop teacher...

Mark: Do I remember that you were a shop teacher at one time? Or was that someone else.I was a shop teacher starting in 1967. The job kept me out of VN where some of my college buddies didn't come...
Forum: Software for Metalshaping 09-14-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,205
Posted By mr.c
Thank you. I have found CAM programs to be...

Thank you.
I have found CAM programs to be "finicky". I test them trying to generate code for a TuckPuck. I haven't found one yet that will do that simple shallow internal taper. I wind up hand...
Forum: Software for Metalshaping 09-13-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,205
Posted By mr.c
Mark: Is this a CAD only or CAD/CAM? That is,...

Mark: Is this a CAD only or CAD/CAM? That is, will it generate G-code.
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 08-15-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 24,912
Posted By mr.c
I pulled a flexible shape pattern off the nose of...

I pulled a flexible shape pattern off the nose of one of my ASA's. I shaped the panels to match the FSP. To my surprise, I duplicated a dent that was in the front roll pan where I didn't see it....
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 07-13-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 31,174
Posted By mr.c
The vast majority of products are built down to a...

The vast majority of products are built down to a cost, not up to a standard. It's impossible to compete with products reaching the market at 1/10 to 1/4 of your products & operating costs. depending...
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 07-12-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 31,174
Posted By mr.c
John: Please don't leave. I know first hand how...

John: Please don't leave. I know first hand how tough it is to sell product to talented folks that have the skills to make their own tools. There are a lot of factors involved. I used to ship my...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-21-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,353
Posted By mr.c
He has done several Porsche powered race themed...

He has done several Porsche powered race themed specials. A bit of this one reminds me of the Ferrari Dino race car. He certainly has an eye for style. The Boxter of the sixties. Being young is a...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-20-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,353
Posted By mr.c
Not his first rodeo either.

GASP! Wow! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Bw0f5h_FIw
Forum: Introductions 06-06-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By mr.c
Welcome to AllMetalShaping. I sent some product...

Welcome to AllMetalShaping. I sent some product to someone in Nairobi just last week.
Forum: Shop Safety 06-05-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,644
Posted By mr.c
I'm back again. Can you get your hands on a...

I'm back again. Can you get your hands on a couple of pallet jacks? You really need one anyway for moving stuff around your shop.
With a pair of pallet jacks, you might be able to get away with...
Forum: Shop Safety 06-05-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,644
Posted By mr.c
Bart: I am still thinking about your logistics...

Bart: I am still thinking about your logistics problem. How wide and how tall is the opening to your backyard shop? The dimensions that you gave for the length of the machine is like 11-12 feet to us...
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