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Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-19-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By ojh
Find some .045 ER70S-2 welding rod, it flows at a...

Find some .045 ER70S-2 welding rod, it flows at a lower temp and flexible. read thru the welding thread, lots to read about shrinkage and how to deal with it.
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By ojh
'side work'? Thats pretty funny.

'side work'? Thats pretty funny.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-07-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By ojh
The cat says to do the lower half first, its a...

The cat says to do the lower half first, its a compound shape and when its right you can transfer the trunk opening onto it and tip the return, when you do it'll take the shape out but you can shrink...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-07-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,620
Posted By ojh
An electrical tubing (not conduit, different size...

An electrical tubing (not conduit, different size that) bends thinwall EMT nice and clean, its about .072. You could rent one of them and give a piece a try, I'd use DOM, .083 if you aren't worried...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-23-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By ojh
I prep my disc on the belt sander while spinning...

I prep my disc on the belt sander while spinning the disc in the angle grinder.
Forum: Business Classifieds 11-01-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,151
Posted By ojh
I should have a set as well.

I should have a set as well.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-01-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By ojh
Bend 2 strips on the shape of a 'Z' (with 90*...

Bend 2 strips on the shape of a 'Z' (with 90* bends) and weld them together at the top to create your 'hat' channel. Spot welder works really good for this kind of thing.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-10-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,382
Posted By ojh
I thought I'd post how the 1st one came out, here...

I thought I'd post how the 1st one came out, here is the leading process:57749
The rust from the flux drove me crazy, it rusted everything in the shop! I'd have to scotchbrite the metal every day...
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,531
Posted By ojh
Sobering, that could have happened to any of us. ...

Sobering, that could have happened to any of us. I had rags combust like that, I had a display at the Steam & Tractor Show & used linseed oil on the hardwood floors of a 1918 Nash Quad truck, I had...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-11-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By ojh
Well, 1 tank is done. I made a few mistakes,...

Well, 1 tank is done.
I made a few mistakes, the worst was when I fluxed the entire surface, it reacted to the adjacent heat and formed a barrier that had to be scrubbed off, luckily a new...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-11-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By ojh
No welding at all? At times I am getting the...

No welding at all?
At times I am getting the sheetmetal too hot, did you wheel your blank after tinning it to get it back flat or did you not have this problem?
I couldn't use the lead sticks, I'm...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-11-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By ojh
'Terne' metal for gas tanks.

Welp, sometimes it is best to attempt something while in a cloud of total ignorance of what you're doing. Such is the case here.
I have sticks of 50/50 and I know the tin content is high for terne,...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-11-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,382
Posted By ojh
Thanks guys, the other 5 went much better. ...

Thanks guys, the other 5 went much better.
Now, to create this 'terne' stuff. THATS on todays list to get done and I'm not looking forward to it either, maybe 40 square feet (2 tanks & bits for a...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-10-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,382
Posted By ojh
Well, heres' my 1st one: 57116 It turned out...

Well, heres' my 1st one:
57116
It turned out pretty good, 5 more to go and by then I'll have it down.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-22-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,382
Posted By ojh
Very slick. You have the female die doing the...

Very slick. You have the female die doing the stroking?
Beading die design could make a good thread.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-22-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,382
Posted By ojh
Very nice and similar to what I need to make. ...

Very nice and similar to what I need to make. Gas tanks are more complicated that what meets the eye.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-22-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,382
Posted By ojh
I believe it is used in standing seam roofing.

I believe it is used in standing seam roofing.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-22-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,382
Posted By ojh
Good videos. I'm thinking its probably the smart...

Good videos. I'm thinking its probably the smart thing to do is to remake the end plates patterns thick enough steel to ball mill the X pattern in them, then clamps and make both the X feature and...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-21-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,382
Posted By ojh
Groan... I guess I knew and just needed the...

Groan...
I guess I knew and just needed the telling.
Where do you get this 'terne'? I was going to do a heavy coat of ospho.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-20-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,382
Posted By ojh
Tried it like that, didn't have 'top layer', I...

Tried it like that, didn't have 'top layer', I had C clamped the perimeter and 11ga strapping between clamps and form, they weren't very close to the X opening. I was wondering if the metal was too...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-20-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,382
Posted By ojh
I tried the form flow, considered getting...

I tried the form flow, considered getting different tooling from Kent to see if I get better results. It took forever to get 1 panel made and it wasn't finished. I've made an upper die for the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-20-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,382
Posted By ojh
How to form 'X' bead?

How would you make this 'X' in the gastank endcap?
56874

Thanks, Oj
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-15-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,532
Posted By ojh
One of Peter Tommissini's videos explains how to...

One of Peter Tommissini's videos explains how to do just that, he shows how to do it from the 'B' pillar end but the technique is the same, Disc #7 if I recall right.
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,224
Posted By ojh
I heard from him on Saturday, maybe he's taking a...

I heard from him on Saturday, maybe he's taking a long weekend away from computer & emails?
I'm looking forward to your book, give us headsup when its available.
Oj
Forum: Buck Building 05-22-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,867
Posted By ojh
Thanks guys, the message I got was to spend more...

Thanks guys, the message I got was to spend more time in the information/feedback stage not that I was necessarily totally wrong in my technique.
I'll start fresh today, thanks Oj
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