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Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-28-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,221
Posted By rustreapers
Filler

I worked in a wood pattern shop in the 60,s and they use bono mix with fiberglass resin + fiberglass hardener. Glue, gap filler and very hard, don't forget the screws.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-27-2022, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By rustreapers
Aftermarket OEM

I thought I would try to economize on a Mustang project and purchased a set of cheaper doors. Set them back right away, they where about 4 pounds lighter that the better priced ones.
Forum: Introductions 03-26-2022, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By rustreapers
More please

Your are a nice addition to this forum. Would you show the top-bottom die. Perhaps a light explanation as to how each fits to the other, Top smaller ect..?
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 03-22-2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By rustreapers
Spot Welders and cutting costs.

I did not want to highjack the prior post re. spot welding. This is to be considered a editorial as this is my opinion.

I do not understand restoration companies charging $80-$100 and hour or...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 03-22-2022, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,270
Posted By rustreapers
Spot welder

Read the manual and do the research!!
I purchased this Chief spot welder for $1000.00, yes quite the deal.
Despite the literature saying 3 layers of 18 gauge ( .144") I am having trouble getting a...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 02-24-2022, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,270
Posted By rustreapers
Not sure of the amp but I do know from experience...

Not sure of the amp but I do know from experience that a 240 volt will be needed. 120 volt is about 2 pieces of 20 gauge. Just keep reading the specs until you find up to .125" of welding thickness...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-10-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,538
Posted By rustreapers
Fantastic improvement, Each patch is getting ...

Fantastic improvement, Each patch is getting better and better.
Forum: Comments and Suggestions 12-09-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,963
Posted By rustreapers
Around 1949 my father was stationed in Hawaii and...

Around 1949 my father was stationed in Hawaii and acquired Mahogany planks from Hickam Field still having bullet holes form Dec. 7. He turned it into furniture and still uses it today. We but a...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-03-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By rustreapers
IT's no fun posting on here when people are only...

IT's no fun posting on here when people are only going to chew you up and spit you out.
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-02-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By rustreapers
pre Covid

Are some of you thinking pre-covid pricing?
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-01-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By rustreapers
19 Gauge CR DQ steel

Alro On line at myalro.com has it for $307 a sheet or $255 per sheet for 3 pieces. Yes the price goes down as you buy more. Shipping is commercial truck.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-11-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,787
Posted By rustreapers
Peter Tommasini's 10 DVD is 548.24 US dollars...

Peter Tommasini's 10 DVD is 548.24 US dollars plus shipping. No that's rough!
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-11-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,787
Posted By rustreapers
Thanks for the post

I think this web site has what you are looking for. https://www.platsoren.se/.
I am trying to make contact with them to verify the books are available and shipping to the USA is available. Other...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-28-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,379
Posted By rustreapers
Thermal expansion.

Fabric, usually canvas, is there to allow the wood/metal to slide separately . All material expands/shrinks at a different rate. To be scientific. The amount of expansion/shrink is calculated by the...
Forum: Software for Metalshaping 10-19-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,187
Posted By rustreapers
Scanner rental.

Thanks for the post. Great info. How about some contact information. I need to keep this on file. A quick google search produced scanner rentals, worth looking into. I'm a novice Fusion 360 user and...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-13-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,220
Posted By rustreapers
Lead.

Flip it upside down and apply a thin layer of lead. For tinning I use Past Weld also known as Solder Paste. The inside radius can also be struck round.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-13-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By rustreapers
Tool saver.

Tool Saver is a spray on film used on lathes and mills.
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-16-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By rustreapers
Hammer formers.

Would you show you former?
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 03-01-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,098
Posted By rustreapers
Mig welding wire

I am looking for recommendations for a Mig welding wire best used on longer flatter quarter panels, most likely 20 gauge. Wire diameter and alloy would be appreciated.
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 08-17-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,508
Posted By rustreapers
Trumpf Nibbler CN-701 for sale!!

This popped up on Craigs List this morning. TRUMPH Nibbler CN-701 - $4,400 (York PA)
https://cleveland.craigslist.org/tls/d/york-trumph-nibbler-cn-701/7178782576.html
I am NOT the seller.
Forum: Events 08-01-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 33,629
Posted By rustreapers
With regrets John Phillips can not attend. My...

With regrets John Phillips can not attend.
My grandson is graduating welding school!!
Forum: Business Classifieds 07-27-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,958
Posted By rustreapers
I'm 65 and with my pension I would love to...

I'm 65 and with my pension I would love to migrate to England. GOD SAVE THE KING!!
Forum: Buck Building 07-08-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,043
Posted By rustreapers
Down payment??

Looks like a great thing but when I opted to buy it now they require a down payment. You are then instructed to contact them via email. If the sell where located in any other country but Russia I may...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-08-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,114
Posted By rustreapers
Lath ball turning

I purchased this lathe attachment on Ebay for the same cost as a small set of tee dollies and made ten pieces. Thanks to this posting I am going to try the tapered ones and have yet to turn bead...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-31-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 44,850
Posted By rustreapers
Sema 2016

Sorry to be a wet blanket but this project should be done by now as it was premiered in the 2016-17 Sema show.
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