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Forum: Introductions 01-06-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By Ken Hosford
Jo Picture most of us have no clue what a...

Jo
Picture most of us have no clue what a singer car is
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-06-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,107
Posted By Ken Hosford
A few thoughts Extreme pressure lube ...

A few thoughts Extreme pressure lube McMaster has
crisco or bacon grease I have known of dowel pins light press with crisco that did not want to come back out
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-27-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,905
Posted By Ken Hosford
your challenge is to put the right shape into the...

your challenge is to put the right shape into the roof section l The presentation of the shape can be flip flopped from to much in one direction not enough in other to visa versa . With that said...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-21-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,804
Posted By Ken Hosford
Sorry bad presumptions you look like building...

Sorry bad presumptions you look like building from scratch so if this is first then to be mirrored for other side you might want to make up a foam buck of sorts to get the shape you desires then...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-21-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,804
Posted By Ken Hosford
I presume I am seeing passenger side front...

I presume I am seeing passenger side front fender. Therefore I can presume there is a driver side fender. I this is the case I believe you would benefit from a flexible shape pattern made from driver...
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,217
Posted By Ken Hosford
if it is a plain bearing [ non rolling elements...

if it is a plain bearing [ non rolling elements ] I doubt you will ever get much coast like one would expect with rolling element bearings
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,217
Posted By Ken Hosford
in presume it is an cast iron wheel if...

in presume it is an cast iron wheel if significantly old probably Babbitt bearings
if not bronze
you probably need to remove shaft and you have rust in the bearings or galling from lack of lube
Forum: Introductions 04-20-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By Ken Hosford
Welcome aboard You are in good company this is...

Welcome aboard
You are in good company this is the place for learning , inspiration , ideas , answers , help and friends.
I am in Dexter and I will tell you my dad said here is oxygen acetylene ...
Forum: Buck Building 04-20-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,643
Posted By Ken Hosford
I make doming dies for my pullmax out of mdf I...

I make doming dies for my pullmax out of mdf I love it works great I thin epoxy with less than ten percent xylene makes it penetrate , it is like painting drywall it just disappears , keep it up...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-05-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,243
Posted By Ken Hosford
extremely professional looking Better than...

extremely professional looking Better than factory ! wow
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-04-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,706
Posted By Ken Hosford
You can make nice deep boxes by cutting your...

You can make nice deep boxes by cutting your blank then cutting segments of the bend starting from edge and ending at edge the segment cuts will dictate were the bend will be you can bend some...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-13-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,936
Posted By Ken Hosford
it would really help to understand what shape are...

it would really help to understand what shape are you trying to make ?
roughly how big is the piece . 24 ga. copper is how thick ? the gauge for steel does not match copper gauges .
Forum: Introductions 03-10-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,204
Posted By Ken Hosford
you are in the right place where desires and...

you are in the right place where desires and dreams are turned into awesome work with passion joy. When one is interested in what one doing and has the desire ,money, dreams , the tools and space to...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-04-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,961
Posted By Ken Hosford
I took a dent out of the bow of a aluminum row ...

I took a dent out of the bow of a aluminum row boat 18" down from top by building Giant parallel clamp out of 2 7/8 thread turn buckles and section of 4x6 box tube 3/16" wall boxtube over 4x6 ...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,715
Posted By Ken Hosford
3/4" sch 40 pipe is 1.050 od I think you will...

3/4" sch 40 pipe is 1.050 od
I think you will find that the inside radius on those bends are smaller than what most tube benders will do .
To get those radii use pipe and use weld elbows ...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-16-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,505
Posted By Ken Hosford
I think you will be hard pressed to work harden...

I think you will be hard pressed to work harden 1100 al.
no it does not age harden
these are the beauties and buggers about 1100
it is soft so it works easy but it does not know to stop.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-05-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,308
Posted By Ken Hosford
I live in Michigan everything sweats when cold...

I live in Michigan everything sweats when cold and hit by humid air I am in the middle of the rust belt
Forum: Individual Classifieds 09-27-2019, 03:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,496
Posted By Ken Hosford
can you post picture is this the on with 2...

can you post picture is this the on with 2 conical rolls pinching flat ?
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,093
Posted By Ken Hosford
I also share the concern of exploding a disc. But...

I also share the concern of exploding a disc. But would not worry if you banded it with 14 ga or even 16 ga , measure dia add 1 material thickness to get C/L multiply by PI 3.141 subtract .03"...
Forum: Introductions 06-06-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,051
Posted By Ken Hosford
You are in the right place , the wealth of...

You are in the right place , the wealth of knowledge here in all the discussions pictures here is awesome . It is amazing how far interest, enthusiasm, desire will take you . It like many things...
Forum: Introductions 05-11-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,065
Posted By Ken Hosford
jason I have built many expansion chambers...

jason
I have built many expansion chambers years ago are you hydro forming them? I have only built steel one always wanted to do stainless
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 909
Posted By Ken Hosford
You would have to stay north but the Cord and...

You would have to stay north but the Cord and Auburn museums are close to Indiana Michigan border . Then if you can find your way north a bit go see the Henry Ford museum and Greenfield village in...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-28-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,635
Posted By Ken Hosford
In my opinion you are not far off , I would...

In my opinion
you are not far off , I would try clamping to flat surface and using a 4" brick chisel with a rounded edge pound down the corner.. I think you over stretched the top causing it...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-11-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,249
Posted By Ken Hosford
first picture you see a Boise Crane wood lathe...

first picture you see a Boise Crane wood lathe head stock mounted parallel with bed are 2 pipes [ x axis ] one on each side mounted above are 2 pipes at 90 Degrees these 2 pipes slide R & L on first...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-09-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,249
Posted By Ken Hosford
The key is the PullMax with large diameter doming...

The key is the PullMax with large diameter doming dies .
Take a rectangular piece of metal run it thru a reciprocating machine with dies .66 to .88 the width of the stock starting out at a very...
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