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Forum: Introductions 06-08-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Welcome to All metal shaping. It was a...

Hi,

Welcome to All metal shaping. It was a good time by Pats event last week, always a great exchange of information. Jim H has an event in August at his shop in Nashville, TN as well.

Cheers
...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-06-2022, 09:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,248
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Congratulations on getting the part...

Hi,

Congratulations on getting the part made. The damage from over heating can only be repaired by cutting it out and welding in a patch.

B
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-29-2022, 11:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,248
Posted By BTromblay
Hi Kent, Thank you! 1 A... The panel...

Hi Kent,

Thank you!

1 A... The panel went from .040" at the center to .057" at the edge. The sample piece, that was metal spun, went from .040" at the center to .029" at the edge. I always like...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-29-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,248
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Another thing to remember is the ratio...

Hi,

Another thing to remember is the ratio of stretch verse shrink on a panel. Material is resistant to shrinking and more so the deeper you go into a panel. Many metal shapers feel that the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-27-2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,248
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Dome shaping has challenges but can be...

Hi,

Dome shaping has challenges but can be done in one piece. I made these two brake drum covers for a 1946 Fairchild 24 aircraft out of 3003-H14 x .040" thick aluminum. I only used plastic...
Forum: Beginner Projects 05-12-2022, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,902
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, I made a anti clastic stake like in the...

Hi,

I made a anti clastic stake like in the creative metal forming book by Longhi and Eid and have used it with great success in aluminum. A lot of great information in the book, including...
Forum: Beginner Projects 05-06-2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,902
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Neat project. I had made some similar...

Hi,

Neat project. I had made some similar tubes out of 3003-H14 x .040" aluminium a month ago. The process was all done with a bench stake, cross peen hammer and patience. By varying the width of...
Forum: Events 03-18-2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,101
Posted By BTromblay
Hi Jim, Please ad me to the list. Bill...

Hi Jim,

Please ad me to the list.

Bill Tromblay
Forum: Introductions 02-23-2022, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Welcome to the group, there are several...

Hi,

Welcome to the group, there are several airplane guys on here.

Bill
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,875
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, I have struggled with reverses as they...

Hi,

I have struggled with reverses as they are very common on airplanes, here is several things to consider.

When developing a reverse, the edge must become thinner that the middle of the...
Forum: Introductions 01-21-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Welcome to the group. A friend of mine...

Hi,

Welcome to the group. A friend of mine had a 308, that I would help him with. When the water pump went out, we drove the truck down to the Ferrari dealer in North Chicago area to pick up the...
Forum: Beginner Projects 01-03-2022, 09:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,718
Posted By BTromblay
Congratulations on MSOTM. B

Congratulations on MSOTM.

B
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-23-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,040
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Sorry for the delay, but I can't find...

Hi,

Sorry for the delay, but I can't find the sweep drawing that I had. I recommend Imperial Wheeling machine sweep set, good stuff.

Bill
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-14-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,040
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, I have the sweep file as a DWG, I will...

Hi,

I have the sweep file as a DWG, I will post it tomorrow, if I remember.

B
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-23-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,406
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Very cool project. Curious were you...

Hi,

Very cool project. Curious were you involved with the A12 program?

Look forward to watching your project. Bill
Forum: Introductions 09-10-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Welcome to the group. B

Hi,

Welcome to the group.

B
Forum: Events 08-22-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,119
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, A bunch of us are staying at the...

Hi,

A bunch of us are staying at the Richland Inn in Lewisburg TN. The phone number is 931-359-1800,

address
723 East Commerce st,
Lewisburg, TN 37091.

B
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-27-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,607
Posted By BTromblay
Love the aluminum work, like the styling of this...

Love the aluminum work, like the styling of this car.

B
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-27-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,313
Posted By BTromblay
Hi Jim, I always liked the look of the split...

Hi Jim,

I always liked the look of the split hood and remember the car from the last time we were at your shop.

Hope you are well.

B
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 04-21-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,461
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Gas welding aluminum can be the most...

Hi,

Gas welding aluminum can be the most frustrating and rewarding process to learn. For all of the different weld type processes it is 10% knowledge and 90% practice, IMO. I recommend to tack...
Forum: Introductions 04-08-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Welcome to the group. When you get...

Hi,

Welcome to the group. When you get hungry, let's us know and we will mail you more Jerky..

Bill
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 17,071
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, I made a plastic shrink disk out of...

Hi,

I made a plastic shrink disk out of phenolic that I use as well. Phenolic is a epoxy resign impregnated canvas material used a high wear resistant applications. My concern with a wood disk, is...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 17,071
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, I use mine often when repairing...

Hi,

I use mine often when repairing aluminium with great results.

Bill
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-04-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,118
Posted By BTromblay
Jaroslav, you are being an ass. Let's keep this...

Jaroslav, you are being an ass. Let's keep this post on metal shaping and building cool projects.

Respectful submitted.

Bill
Forum: Events 03-03-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,988
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Please add me to the list as well. ...

Hi,

Please add me to the list as well.

Thanks,

Bill
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