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Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-22-2021, 12:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,618
Posted By metal manny
Apologies! Quite right. I have a JS1601. Only one...

Apologies! Quite right. I have a JS1601. Only one digit's difference in the model number, but a whole world of difference in how the machine cuts!:rolleyes:
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-20-2021, 02:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,618
Posted By metal manny
Second the quote above. I own all the various...

Second the quote above. I own all the various types of electric and manual shears, except the Beverly type throatless shear and if I had to choose any one of these to save in a fire, it would be the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-17-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,819
Posted By metal manny
Hi Greg Many ways to tackle making your buck...

Hi Greg
Many ways to tackle making your buck and each has pros and cons. I have built a wire frame buck using 10mm square bar, 8 & 6mm round bar etc. and a high level of accuracy is easily...
Forum: Introductions 02-27-2021, 12:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By metal manny
Welcome here, Randy.;)

Welcome here, Randy.;)
Forum: Introductions 02-27-2021, 12:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By metal manny
Welcome to the forum Niall. 'Love those Mk1...

Welcome to the forum Niall. 'Love those Mk1 Cortinas!
My first car was a '65 Mk1 which my mom wrote off before I got my license. She replaced it with a '64 GT which I rebuilt and owned for some 10...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2021, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By metal manny
Also... if one really needs to get technical,...

Also... if one really needs to get technical, there are also literally hundreds of aluminium alloys - especially with regards to strength, hardness, resistance to corrosion, etc. So the grade and...
Forum: Introductions 02-06-2021, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By metal manny
Shalom Yossi and a warm welcome. Love by your...

Shalom Yossi and a warm welcome. Love by your amazing country.

You've come to the right place to learn metal shaping.

All the best, Manny
Forum: Software for Metalshaping 02-06-2021, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,196
Posted By metal manny
I use Sketchup for my design work and have a...

I use Sketchup for my design work and have a love-hate relationship with the product, but that said, of late by understanding the processes better, more love than hate!

Not sure what you mean by...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2020, 02:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,716
Posted By metal manny
A very beautiful, well-crafted piece of work...

A very beautiful, well-crafted piece of work there Matt. Both the customer and you should be equally ecstatic! Intrigued with your pyropneumo-form method of shaping the fuselage. Quite a clever bloke...
Forum: Announcements 11-02-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,945
Posted By metal manny
Congratulations Richard. Hope your health...

Congratulations Richard. Hope your health improves soon!
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By metal manny
As others have mentioned, I too run a VFD around...

As others have mentioned, I too run a VFD around my workshop and run multiple machines off one drive (220V single in, 220V 3-phase out). A neat connector I utilise is the generator plug/socket combo...
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2020, 02:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,942
Posted By metal manny
Sadly this is all true and even worse, as is the...

Sadly this is all true and even worse, as is the case here in South Africa, the all-knowing government decided that trade apprentices were inferior to university degrees and scrapped the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,942
Posted By metal manny
Biggest swager/beader I've ever seen. Well done! ...

Biggest swager/beader I've ever seen. Well done!

Unfortunately, here in my country, many old machines like this one end up as scrap because there's no demand or interest on the dealer's part to...
Forum: Introductions 10-22-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By metal manny
Welcome Mitch. Can't wait to see some of your...

Welcome Mitch.
Can't wait to see some of your projects...;)
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2020, 04:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,234
Posted By metal manny
Thanks for the heads-up and the voluntary effort...

Thanks for the heads-up and the voluntary effort on your part and that of the admins;) Most appreciated...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-04-2020, 04:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By metal manny
Hi Josh According to my P-21 manual which...

Hi Josh
According to my P-21 manual which includes your model with pneumatic lift, the seals you'll need are as follows: (metric sizes)

(17b) Seal 65 50 8 PMax part # 616.622.21
(18b) O ring...
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2020, 03:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,527
Posted By metal manny
As previously stated, grinding sparks and welding...

As previously stated, grinding sparks and welding spatter are particularly lethal as they get projected away from one's immediate location, setting fire inconspiciously to materials stored even at a...
Forum: Shop Safety 07-30-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 16,856
Posted By metal manny
Quick answer is that you will most probably need...

Quick answer is that you will most probably need to acquire both as they perform entirely different roles and both are extremely useful.

That said, I have a 700lb lift table and love it as it...
Forum: Buck Building 07-07-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,277
Posted By metal manny
Thanks Mike. Please share with us some of the...

Thanks Mike. Please share with us some of the bucks and bodies you have built from these nicely crafted plans.
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2020, 04:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,899
Posted By metal manny
Well deserved Kent! More like metal shaper of the...

Well deserved Kent! More like metal shaper of the millennium;)
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-01-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 224,831
Posted By metal manny
Well deserved award - congratulations, Mike. Love...

Well deserved award - congratulations, Mike. Love the look of your car....
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-20-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,614
Posted By metal manny
Lovely work there, Kent. Did you weld the fenders...

Lovely work there, Kent. Did you weld the fenders on or are they removable so they can be replaced in an accident?
Forum: Individual Classifieds 04-11-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,146
Posted By metal manny
Norman, for hammer forming, absolutely! For...

Norman, for hammer forming, absolutely! For planishing, I don't think so; I'd bet it'd be too fierce, with little or no modulation of BPM on the trigger.
An air riveter looks very similar, but it's...
Forum: Individual Classifieds 04-11-2020, 03:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,146
Posted By metal manny
Hi Ian If you don't come right here, you can...

Hi Ian
If you don't come right here, you can order from the US. I bought my 3x & 4x used and refurbished from Yardstore and both work fantastic. Alternatively, you can ship it to your address off...
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2020, 03:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,899
Posted By metal manny
Fascinating work there, Kent. Definitely not an...

Fascinating work there, Kent. Definitely not an 'everyday' job!

Did the sheet stiffen up some as the shape was induced? Also, did the final product need to be smoothed, and if so, how did you...
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