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Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-04-2022, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By Marc Bourget
If the quantity needed is sufficient for the set...

If the quantity needed is sufficient for the set up . . .



Lathe with collett closer. Flared orming tool in tail stock mounted drill chuck.


Tubing in collett, anneal extension and run...
Forum: Introductions 06-03-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By Marc Bourget
Welcome, I hope your "reach out" and...

Welcome,


I hope your "reach out" and joining the group will help you gain metal shaping knowledge and balance in the rest of your life!


Onward and upward!


mjb
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-24-2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 838,348
Posted By Marc Bourget
Better approach is to teach good citizenship in...

Better approach is to teach good citizenship in both societies.


This would include developing the same character and virtue shown by Marcus in his project.
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-24-2022, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 838,348
Posted By Marc Bourget
Yeah, the Bigger the Government, the smaller the...

Yeah, the Bigger the Government, the smaller the citizen.


You are obviously so irresponsible and lack attention to detail that I believe your project should be submitted to the UN for approval...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-13-2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 838,348
Posted By Marc Bourget
At the same time, that same lack of knowledge...

At the same time, that same lack of knowledge denies them appreciation of the diligence and overall execution of the concept!
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-12-2022, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 838,348
Posted By Marc Bourget
Waiting for the Engineer is like one of those...

Waiting for the Engineer is like one of those watched pots never boil experiences!


Or Christmas Eve while under age 7 !!



Hang in there!
Forum: Introductions 04-21-2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By Marc Bourget
Great to have object goals, but probably more...

Great to have object goals, but probably more practical to focus on developing the basic skills that lead to achieving object goals you admire.


Think of learning how to swim. You have the...
Forum: Introductions 04-20-2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By Marc Bourget
Hey, TG !! Don't sell yourself short. ...

Hey, TG !!


Don't sell yourself short.


Went to one of the Santa Cruz Metal Meets, Kent White, Ron Covelle, Lazze, Gene Winfield, Jere Kirkpatrick and others gave presentations in subject...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-14-2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,508
Posted By Marc Bourget
Did you consider "wheeling" it to the larger...

Did you consider "wheeling" it to the larger radius throughout the arch and adjust to the tighter radius by hand?


Or try Jaroslav's approach of smaller upper wheel (converted barbell weight)...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,603
Posted By Marc Bourget
Been using them since the 90's (don't ask my age...

Been using them since the 90's (don't ask my age !!!)



Felt like injecting a little humor.


Along with the age, even with adjustable shades, I find stronger light is helpful'
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,603
Posted By Marc Bourget
So, that's how you do it. I was moving in close...

So, that's how you do it. I was moving in close that I got a sunburned nose and cheeks.


Driving home late, I was stopped for a tail light and the CHP ran me through a field sobriety test.

...
Forum: Introductions 03-03-2022, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By Marc Bourget
Glad to have you. There was a recent post...

Glad to have you.


There was a recent post on a 5-6" light ring that seemed perfect for spinning, but the poster seemed to think spinning was beyond his reach.


I suspect it will resurface.
...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 02-27-2022, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By Marc Bourget
I don't think you'll experience any significant...

I don't think you'll experience any significant wear to the Meeco unless you get in a hurry and use it for a hammer or something.



:lol:
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 02-24-2022, 10:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,266
Posted By Marc Bourget
This may help 62924

This may help

62924
Forum: Buck Building 02-22-2022, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,855
Posted By Marc Bourget
Is the car to the right the actual vehicle?

Is the car to the right the actual vehicle?
Forum: Announcements 02-22-2022, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,081
Posted By Marc Bourget
Will it be resurrected? There's lots of content...

Will it be resurrected? There's lots of content of value in its archives.
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-03-2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 783,833
Posted By Marc Bourget
Nobody says you can't review them more than once!...

Nobody says you can't review them more than once!


My favorite High School teacher used to advise that if you REALLY want to understand something, you have to read it 11 times.


Since you do...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,874
Posted By Marc Bourget
Stretch, My (original) thoughts exactly! ...

Stretch,


My (original) thoughts exactly!


I had a set of cobalt lenses.


Tried the Tinman's googles and the resistance due to expense evaporated in less than a blink.
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2022, 06:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,874
Posted By Marc Bourget
If you like the flux, you'll really like his...

If you like the flux, you'll really like his welding goggles.


I have two pair - to allow an observer a "really good look" !!





:D
Forum: Introductions 01-16-2022, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By Marc Bourget
What sheetmetal parts? Where in NorCal?

What sheetmetal parts?


Where in NorCal?
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-27-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 783,833
Posted By Marc Bourget
You sure will be able to travel to those "Other...

You sure will be able to travel to those "Other Things" in great style!


Wish you more, wish you the best !!
Forum: Posting Pictures 12-24-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,643
Posted By Marc Bourget
Obviously a table from the land down-under! ...

Obviously a table from the land down-under!


:lol:
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By Marc Bourget
I have a 4 cyl version using Mercury in glass...

I have a 4 cyl version using Mercury in glass tubing. Interesting when you can get a Honda to idle so slowly that you can hear individual cylinders fire (approx 320 RPM)


Good work!
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By Marc Bourget
Guessing spring with an indexed shaft?

Guessing spring with an indexed shaft?
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,324
Posted By Marc Bourget
In response to the question posed in the link, I...

In response to the question posed in the link, I attended the Santa Cruz meet. Simple dams to corral the pour were made from sheet metal trimmed for the task.


Keep in mind - for design...
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