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Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
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: 272
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: 797
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: 410
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: 410
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: 509
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: 591
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: 971
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: 467
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: 1,498
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: 964
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: 690
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: 964
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: 600
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: 964
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: 557
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Great prices!

Great prices!
Forum: Introductions 10-26-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
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: 665
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: 1,410
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: 665
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: 1,410
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: 366
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: 1,874
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.
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,675
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
This is the whole thread. Great reading and...

This is the whole thread. Great reading and comments from some of the early contributors to the group.

http://allmetalshaping.com/showthread.php?t=1079
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,675
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Anyone talked to RodDoc Richard Crees lately?

I haven't heard much from him lately. I know some years back, he had a surgery that left him with a problem with one arm.

Really talented man and I hope he's doing ok.
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