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Forum: Introductions 03-29-2021, 06:05 PM
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Views: 163
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Welcome to the forum Guki.:)

Welcome to the forum Guki.:)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-19-2021, 02:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,264
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
These work well for straight cuts and I find them...

These work well for straight cuts and I find them fairly easy to use. Relatively affordable as well.

https://www.kett-tool.com/products/KD-440

Another option would be shears like these.
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Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 03-08-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Nicely done Reno.:cool:

Nicely done Reno.:cool:
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 03-06-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Yeah I don't know what I was thinking as I have...

Yeah I don't know what I was thinking as I have the same ones. Duh. You are looking for the Jackson WA-60 Unigoogle with the ratcheting headgear correct? Those have been out of production for quite a...
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 03-06-2021, 12:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Quite a few used ones and a few new ones on Ebay....

Quite a few used ones and a few new ones on Ebay.

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2334524.m570.l1313&_nkw=jackson+weld+goggles&_sacat=0
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-04-2021, 11:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Bill, Jaro uses a translator like Google and...

Bill, Jaro uses a translator like Google and sometimes I believe things get lost in translation. Maybe your comment was a little harsh. :)

Kent, I like the idea of using plywood/MDF for turning...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 03-01-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Either .023-.025 or .030, ER70S6. ER70S6 is...

Either .023-.025 or .030, ER70S6. ER70S6 is pretty much standard now. If you are welding perfectly clean material ER70S2 works well. Some Mig's like the thinner wire, some do better with .030. Just...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-09-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 109,080
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Amazing stuff! You are a very smart guy. This is...

Amazing stuff! You are a very smart guy. This is all very high level engineering. Wow!:cool:
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-06-2021, 01:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
After reading your post again, before you do...

After reading your post again, before you do anything else put more shape into the bottom half of the panel. If it fits when you hold it up, but then does not when you drop it down the panel is...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-06-2021, 01:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
This is what I would try. Hope this translates...

This is what I would try. Hope this translates from my brain to words...:)Take some small rod 3/16 or 1/4 something that bends easily and span the gap between the fenders. Shape it so that you have...
Forum: Buck Building 12-20-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
JMO, but this is one of those questions that...

JMO, but this is one of those questions that there is no step one, step two step three etc, easy answers to. You just have to do a lot of searching and reading and learning, along with trial and...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 12-18-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
What about a heli-coil insert? If I understand...

What about a heli-coil insert? If I understand your circumstances that would seem to be the easiest solution if you haven't removed too much material. Inserts require you to drill oversize anyways or...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-14-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Side by side comparison of (L-R) Snap-On BF618...

Side by side comparison of (L-R) Snap-On BF618 with the original handle, Dagger Tools replacement handle, and my nicest original Proto I have, a 1427.(I'm not a tool collector, but I don't use it...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-08-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,076
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Interesting tooling. I like it.:)

Interesting tooling. I like it.:)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-07-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Dagger Tools has handles that are similar in size...

Dagger Tools has handles that are similar in size and shape to the original Proto handles. Still larger than the Proto handles but you can cut them down to be pretty good facsimiles of the original...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-01-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 100,583
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
It's a shame David doesn't post here anymore.:(

It's a shame David doesn't post here anymore.:(
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-10-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,196
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Beeswax also works well.

Beeswax also works well.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-08-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
.041 sounds like .040 sheet, while the .049...

.041 sounds like .040 sheet, while the .049 sounds like .050 sheet. To me it seems as if you were mistakenly sold .040 sheet instead of .050. There is quite a bit of difference strength wise...
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 09-19-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Certainly appears to be the same location. Wonder...

Certainly appears to be the same location. Wonder if the guy is still in business? I wass in Burlington the other day. Probably best that I didn't know about this then.:) Tempting.

Not being a...
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,085
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Terrific news Kent! :)

Terrific news Kent! :)
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,085
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Thinking good thoughts for you Kent and keeping...

Thinking good thoughts for you Kent and keeping you and your family in my prayers. Shame that it's happening.
Forum: Introductions 09-05-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Welcome to the forum Clint.:)

Welcome to the forum Clint.:)
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-03-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,403
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Congrats Robert on MSOTM.:cool:

Congrats Robert on MSOTM.:cool:
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-01-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 617,818
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Thank you for sharing all of this build Jack.:)

Thank you for sharing all of this build Jack.:)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-31-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,220
Posted By Chris_Hamilton
Technique you are describing is called pumping....

Technique you are describing is called pumping. It has it's place but again you are not going to wheel and shrink alone a panel like he is trying to make. Wheeling alone (or combined with shrinking)...
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