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Forum: Automotive Projects 07-16-2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 271,890
Posted By blue62
Pugsy, Nice controlled hammer work on those...

Pugsy,
Nice controlled hammer work on those patches.
Your fit-up for welding is top notch.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-15-2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 271,890
Posted By blue62
Pugsy, Nice welds. Nice metal work as well.

Pugsy,
Nice welds.
Nice metal work as well.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-13-2022, 10:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,417
Posted By blue62
Serving butter slices with a...

Serving butter slices with a ladle.:lol::lol::lol:
Kent,
I believe I enjoy your posts more then any on the forum:D
You make me chuckle and you have great advice and fantastic pictures.:)
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2022, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By blue62
Don't think so. Check "Roto metals" They have...

Don't think so.
Check "Roto metals" They have auto body lead with 10-20-30% tin content.
So they should have anything you need.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-25-2022, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,775
Posted By blue62
When Jaroslav is talking about the "American...

When Jaroslav is talking about the "American tooth" he means a "thumbnail shrinking die" used in something like a power hammer.


For tuck shrinking go to you tube and search for tuck shrinking by...
Forum: Introductions 04-28-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,358
Posted By blue62
We would love to see some pictures of your work. ...

We would love to see some pictures of your work.
There are a few airplane guys here and everyone likes to see pictures.
Forum: Beginner Projects 04-22-2022, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,151
Posted By blue62
If I am viewing your tuck shrinks correctly it...

If I am viewing your tuck shrinks correctly it looks like your hammering them down by working (hammering) from the edge inward. That is backwards.
Doing them that way will always leave a bit of...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-17-2022, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 868,550
Posted By blue62
Beautiful Marcus, Good thing your not into...

Beautiful Marcus,
Good thing your not into airplanes you would never get one out of the shed:lol:
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-17-2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,682
Posted By blue62
What area of the car does this part go to??? ...

What area of the car does this part go to???
Also any chance you can post some more pictures of it from different angles.???
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-17-2022, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,682
Posted By blue62
First thing.... It looks like multiple pieces...

First thing....
It looks like multiple pieces welded together. Perhaps three???
So you need to determine if that is the way the panel was originally made or is there some patch work done on that...
Forum: Introductions 03-14-2022, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,527
Posted By blue62
Thumbs up Yes, You are my source for metal working files....

Yes,
You are my source for metal working files.
Also most of my Martin hammers and dollies:D
Forum: Introductions 03-12-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,527
Posted By blue62
Kent, Wonderful examples of great old files. ...

Kent,
Wonderful examples of great old files.
sadly I don't think Heller, Simonds,or Nicholson are made in the USA anymore. The last Nicholson I purchased was made in Mexico.
Simons... India I...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2022, 04:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,284
Posted By blue62
Jaro, Yes I see airplane parts need special...

Jaro,
Yes I see airplane parts need special treatment.
I always block out any shape I am having problems with.
The hammer and stump or hammer and sandbag help me understand what the panel needs to...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2022, 03:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,284
Posted By blue62
Kent, I think once Denny G. starts to get the...

Kent,
I think once Denny G. starts to get the idea that his panel is created by controlled stretching and some practice on some scrap that he will begin to get some where. :D
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2022, 02:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,284
Posted By blue62
Kent, You do some amazing work. When I asked...

Kent,
You do some amazing work.
When I asked my question in post #18 as to if there was any shrinking in the panel I mentioned, I already knew there was not. I was trying to point out to Denny G....
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,284
Posted By blue62
Bill I agree that the Indy car panel does...

Bill

I agree that the Indy car panel does not need any shrinking in the center.
If he is worried about the edge getting to thin he could cut the blank a few inches long on that end. Use that...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,284
Posted By blue62
Kent, In the series of four pictures of the...

Kent,
In the series of four pictures of the panel with the writing on it.
Is there any "shrinking involved in that panel?
By the way You always have the greatest pictures;)
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2022, 08:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,284
Posted By blue62
I looked at some pictures of 1929-1930 Miller 91...

I looked at some pictures of 1929-1930 Miller 91 Indy cars.
If your trying to create the reverse that is at the steering wheel end of the panel then you need to stretch that end.
It is just like...
Forum: Introductions 01-03-2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By blue62
Welcome Russ, I would love to see some pictures...

Welcome Russ,
I would love to see some pictures of your work!!
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-30-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By blue62
Poster board should work very well for mock-up. ...

Poster board should work very well for mock-up.
As I stated in my first reply your panel has some crown in it.
Possibly in both directions. Up down and left to right.
Lay a straight edge on the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-21-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By blue62
It looks like your panel (hood) has some crown in...

It looks like your panel (hood) has some crown in it.
Most all panels do. So when you bend that flap down it needs to stretch or shrink in the right places to get the effect your looking for.
So...
Forum: Introductions 12-19-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By blue62
Thumbs up That took some thinking. Beautiful work

That took some thinking.
Beautiful work
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,592
Posted By blue62
Thank you for the feedback. Sounds like LED...

Thank you for the feedback.
Sounds like LED lighting might be the way for me to go.
Just have to be picky about which LED lights;)
Thanks again and I hope you get some results from E-bay
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,592
Posted By blue62
How was the lighting before they failed??? I...

How was the lighting before they failed???
I have been looking to improve the lighting in my little shop.
Seems everything is going to LED.
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-04-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,875
Posted By blue62
Shape in Shape out= Shape In.... Cut...

Shape in Shape out=


Shape In....

Cut a piece of material 12 to 14 inches square.
When I do it I use a 14 square piece it is a little easier to work with.
Once you have your square material...
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