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Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-17-2021, 11:58 PM
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Posted By Bart
Do a little at a time. Checking with pattern but...

Do a little at a time. Checking with pattern but this pattern is a bit rough. Need to make another pattern

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Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-04-2021, 05:03 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
HAHAHA yes it work down under.:lol: Works very...

HAHAHA yes it work down under.:lol:
Works very well, if I didn't have the turned up edges it would just flop around like jelly and will have no idea where the shape is at.
The way it is at the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-01-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
thank you mate

thank you mate
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-01-2021, 03:35 AM
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Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
Thank you. Still have more to go:)

Thank you. Still have more to go:)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-30-2021, 01:12 AM
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Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
Thank you mate, no problem

Thank you mate, no problem
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-29-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
And a little closer. Did more wheeling at...

And a little closer.
Did more wheeling at night.
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Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-27-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
Thank you mate, you've been a great guide for me.

Thank you mate, you've been a great guide for me.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-27-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
So in this example Ill hold the panel left and...

So in this example Ill hold the panel left and right.
So I think you were saying in this case most of the "bend" will occur front to back?
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Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-27-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
I basically hold the edges of the panel. I pass...

I basically hold the edges of the panel.
I pass the sheet through front to back a few times, then side to side a few times
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-26-2021, 06:26 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
A little issue I'm having, I think it may be due...

A little issue I'm having, I think it may be due to the edges not folded up evenly??? Or not E wheeling enough in a certain direction?
So the curve from side to side isn't as much as the curve front...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-25-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
Thanks, i actually increased the throat by 100mm...

Thanks, i actually increased the throat by 100mm which will probably increase flex. Ill check out your write up.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-20-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
Thank you my friend for your advice and the other...

Thank you my friend for your advice and the other guys.:D:D:D
I still have quite a bit to go but I'm taking my time as I don't want to overshoot the curve.
Ill EW more (slowly) and post my...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-20-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
Bit more EW tonight. I think its enough for...

Bit more EW tonight.
I think its enough for tonight.
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Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-19-2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
Happy to say its getting closer front to back....

Happy to say its getting closer front to back. But left to right sides need more EW.
Slow progress but its good so far.

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Forum: Automotive Projects 06-17-2021, 03:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By Bart
So these are the hammer forms, and one picture of...

So these are the hammer forms, and one picture of the wireframe to check the parts. The wireframe is made from fiberglass body filler(bondo). I used a glue or silicon applicator to apply the bondo...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-16-2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By Bart
LX Torana rear/ rear corner patch panel

Some ongoing projects, making repair sections for Australian made 1978 Hatchback Torana.
Some time ago I made some fiberglass hammer forms which was moulded off the original donor car to make the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-16-2021, 04:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,795
Posted By Bart
I use this cordless sheer. Works well, battery...

I use this cordless sheer. Works well, battery lasts for a long time and no cord to tangle.

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Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-13-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
No worries :) Thank you, i wont cut. I should...

No worries :)
Thank you, i wont cut.
I should have practiced on smaller piece but i guess typical of me to start big:lol::D
I hope to be successful, if not i will learn
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-13-2021, 04:39 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
I put arrows on where its bent. 60291

I put arrows on where its bent.

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Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-13-2021, 04:26 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
Yes i have bent the edges, it looks a little...

Yes i have bent the edges, it looks a little flatter now because there's a curve in the sheet steel.
I thought maybe at this stage to cut off what I don't need and bend up again along the green line...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-13-2021, 03:39 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
Just a question on how much excess material to...

Just a question on how much excess material to leave as I obviously don't want to cut or trim too much.
So the red line is where I want to cut, the green line is the end of the panel which is about...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-31-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
currently making a simple table to hold the sheet...

currently making a simple table to hold the sheet while i EW
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-29-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
I did hammer a little on sand bag. I will smooth...

I did hammer a little on sand bag. I will smooth in EW
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-29-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
So i bent the edges up a few degrees. It was...

So i bent the edges up a few degrees. It was enough to stiffen the sheet quite a bit.
After some wheeling i have gotten closer to the correct shape/crown. But the back end of the sheet need a lot...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-27-2021, 06:24 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,483
Posted By Bart
Thanks mate. I just watched the facebook video,...

Thanks mate. I just watched the facebook video, that looks great.
Great rivet tool!
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