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Forum: Announcements 01-26-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
In the lobby of the catering hall is the stuffed...

In the lobby of the catering hall is the stuffed jaguar. I didn't really believe the jaguar stories until I saw the taxidermy mount and more photos.

What an amazing life he had.
Forum: Announcements 01-26-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I've been dreading this day. Stan was one of a...

I've been dreading this day. Stan was one of a kind. I first met him at Dutch Comstock's first metalshaping event back in 2002 or so. We were making copper weathervanes. Stan had heard about it...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Any members in Central Florida with TIG set up for aluminum?

I'm going to be in Central Florida about an hour south of Ocala for a couple weeks next year. I MIGHT need to TIG a couple things on an aluminum project.

Anyone nearby that has the setup and...
Forum: Introductions 12-08-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Welcome back John. I was thinking about you the...

Welcome back John. I was thinking about you the other day. You still have that big HF ewheel that they sold for a short time?
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-07-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 934
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Why are there saw blade cuts on that orange head...

Why are there saw blade cuts on that orange head Brent?
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Last year they announced they were calling it...

Last year they announced they were calling it quits but things changed and business picked up.

He's found some non-metalshaping products to keep the doors open and still makes the metalshaping...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Hoosier Profiles having a price increase next year

Joe Andrews mentioned that the metalshaping products have been falling off and he's going to have a price increase after January 1. He's developing some non-metalshaping products to keep the doors...
Forum: Posting Pictures 11-29-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Ron, there is a 75mb max photo size. I'm...

Ron, there is a 75mb max photo size.

I'm having similar issues. Something changed with the recent server migraton and I haven't figured it out yet.
Forum: Individual Classifieds 11-26-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 709
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Quickwork power hammer for sale, Bay Area

Brian Sproule is selling his Quickwork power hammer and asked that I post it for him. It is in the San Francisco area. He's asking $21000 obo. In perfect working order. Tooling is only what is on...
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 11-22-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Nice stump Dave. I'd suggest you'll work a lot...

Nice stump Dave. I'd suggest you'll work a lot less and be more effective if you dump that tear drop hammer and make/buy a 'Winsett Hammer" (baseball bat hammer) or shaping hammer from Hoosier...
Forum: Introductions 11-08-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I agree! I see nothing at all wrong with that. ...

I agree! I see nothing at all wrong with that. I doubt I could do better. Welcome to the cult.
Forum: Announcements 11-02-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,634
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Richard was one of the early knowledgeable folks...

Richard was one of the early knowledgeable folks at MetalShapers Association, the original and first forum for metalshaping. His CAD work especially helped a lot of grasp some difficult concepts. ...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-30-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,115
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I prefer the variable speed 7000 RPM polisher. ...

I prefer the variable speed 7000 RPM polisher. My Harbor Freight one has worked well. It's soft start and not too heavy. I have a big Dewalt grinder and another big Craftsman grinder and they wear...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I subscribed to SR for 10-15 years until I got...

I subscribed to SR for 10-15 years until I got tired of articles that were nothing more than product placement by their advertisers. If I recall correctly, they had one issue a year with an article...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-29-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,115
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Ken's response and new phone number: Thank...

Ken's response and new phone number:

Thank you for the message.. I'm sorry that phone number was disconnected sometime last year... I had it since 1978, when I started my business in September...
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I have both. Early on I built a 5 HP unit and it...

I have both. Early on I built a 5 HP unit and it is fine for a one man shop. I can run a mill and my big lathe at the same time with no problem.

My Pmax is on a VFD. However when I got my big...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-29-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,115
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I sent Ken a message on FB. He posted recently...

I sent Ken a message on FB. He posted recently so perhaps he just changed phones. I'll let you know the response.
Forum: Individual Classifieds 10-26-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Great prices!

Great prices!
Forum: Introductions 10-26-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Bert, that is some really impressive stuff! ...

Bert, that is some really impressive stuff! Impressive engineering!
Forum: Buck Building 10-25-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Jaroslav, I looked for a suitable mannequin for a...

Jaroslav, I looked for a suitable mannequin for a year before I found her on Ebay. Most mannequins are just 'clothes hangers'. They are not very realistic and didn't have the muscle tone I was...
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,612
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I've seen some incredible work with Fly Presses. ...

I've seen some incredible work with Fly Presses. Sadly, they just don't exist in my part of the world. I've never seen one in person. There is a guy on the west coast that imports them from Asia...
Forum: Buck Building 10-24-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Extreme shape...flexible bucks

Anyone who has spent any time with me knows that I am a fan of Flexible Shape Patterns (FSP) as popularized by Wray Schelin in the early 2000s. While they don't tell you squat about arrangement,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,612
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Arbor Press...I was wrong!

The first guy I remember that was an arbor press advocate was an older fellow who came to the first years of the Oblong MetalMeets. I can't recall his name but bought a small round shot bag with a...
Forum: Introductions 10-18-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Welcome James. Pullmaxes are pretty common in...

Welcome James. Pullmaxes are pretty common in your area. Eckolds are really scarce and expensive. A mid size Pmax can be had for 3-5K depending on tooling...sometimes less. The cheapest used...
Forum: Shop Safety 10-11-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,402
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I thought the 4" heels were a nice touch.... ...

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

I will admit to watching these 'Amazing machine' type things fairly frequently.
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