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Forum: Automotive Projects 04-05-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 25,740
Posted By Marc Bourget
Ever spent any time with Ron? He might...

Ever spent any time with Ron?


He might surprise you!


:D:rolleyes:
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-03-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,571
Views: 656,116
Posted By Marc Bourget
I see that as a support for the tail gate...

I see that as a support for the tail gate opening, not an extended stake receiver pocket.


I see Marcus developing something shorter, but in the same theme, for the intermediate pockets.


;)
Forum: Comments and Suggestions 03-25-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By Marc Bourget
Looks like a simple swing axle in the rear - not...

Looks like a simple swing axle in the rear - not the setup for driving on two wheels !




:lol: Driver = :dunce:
Forum: Buck Building 03-12-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,350
Posted By Marc Bourget
aligning or matching the panels to speed welding...

aligning or matching the panels to speed welding production?
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-12-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By Marc Bourget
I'd also suggest you gain information on the...

I'd also suggest you gain information on the properties on alloys and grades of aluminum.


I understand your interest in a quick answer, but your path may be easier as a result of that knowledge.
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-28-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,571
Views: 656,116
Posted By Marc Bourget
This "Dog" would gladly live in that "Dog...

This "Dog" would gladly live in that "Dog house-to-be" if we could arrange shipping to the USA !!!


:lol::D:lol:
Forum: Introductions 02-25-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By Marc Bourget
Chad, I, likewise, extend a welcome here!...

Chad,


I, likewise, extend a welcome here!


But, acceptance and membership comes with a modicum of duty.


You have to expend some effort to help where you can!
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 02-16-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By Marc Bourget
Kent White teaches a simple and effective method...

Kent White teaches a simple and effective method for setting the flame on O/A setups.


Have you visited his website? www.tinmantech.com ?
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-10-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 617,836
Posted By Marc Bourget
Jack, When I got out of the...

Jack,



When I got out of the injection molding business there were three general approaches. One, insert the rubber part in the mold and inject the ABS around it. Two, use a second mold,...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-25-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,565
Posted By Marc Bourget
In the interest of "Know thy Subject" :) ...

In the interest of "Know thy Subject" :)



The lateral line on a fish is a part of fish anatomical structure that senses pressure. It usually runs down the mid-line of the fish. Picture a...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-10-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,922
Posted By Marc Bourget
Watched a Gene Winfield demo at the Santa Cruz...

Watched a Gene Winfield demo at the Santa Cruz Metalmeet and my recollection is he advocates hammering as you go, Weld about 6" and hammer, etc. (repeat)



No experience myself (why I went to...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-05-2021, 01:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,467
Posted By Marc Bourget
Besides the heat source(s) Mr. Covell bent his...

Besides the heat source(s) Mr. Covell bent his tubes over a built-up plywood pattern.


The suggestion, above, to use top/bottom heat, would appear to solve the only difficulty experienced by Mr....
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-04-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,467
Posted By Marc Bourget
I'm jumping to a bit of a conclusion, but, as I...

I'm jumping to a bit of a conclusion, but, as I see it the problem with bending larger diameter tubing, with "saddle style" inner mandrels, is the collapse of the inner portion due to the pressure...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 12-18-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By Marc Bourget
Lots of experienced folk on this site have...

Lots of experienced folk on this site have intelligent solutions.


My only experience I hired Holt Bros. to repair the heads of my 6.2L in a heated cabinet.



Of the several solutions I've...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 12-15-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By Marc Bourget
I basically agree with the following: ...

I basically agree with the following:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7-mcjR59a4
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-07-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,076
Posted By Marc Bourget
Giving credit where it is due . . . truth be...

Giving credit where it is due . . . truth be told . . .



I believe my suggestion arose out of the knowledge gained from attending Kent's Workshops. Kinda WWKD, (without suggesting any form...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-06-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,076
Posted By Marc Bourget
I haven't tried it (have Pullmax !) but, after...

I haven't tried it (have Pullmax !) but, after an initial 90, what's stopping you from duplicating the hand formed wired edge, only larger?



Weld a handle on a relatively short piece of...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-02-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 100,583
Posted By Marc Bourget
Who needs to deal with persons of that level of...

Who needs to deal with persons of that level of character and virtue?


Cudos to Jaroslav !!
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-26-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,100
Posted By Marc Bourget
No personal experience, but a Tool and Die guy I...

No personal experience, but a Tool and Die guy I knew liked to grind a slight concave above the cutting edges of the punch for just that reason. Delayed the onset of sticking.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-08-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By Marc Bourget
I agree with the "expert" as I believe what he...

I agree with the "expert" as I believe what he references is the difficulty with heat control.


If you had ever participated in one of Kent White's workshops, you'd realize almost anything is...
Forum: Individual Classifieds 10-01-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 844
Posted By Marc Bourget
PM Sent regarding this offer

PM Sent regarding this offer
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-24-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,318
Posted By Marc Bourget
Something likewise for the steps for the doors?

Something likewise for the steps for the doors?
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-21-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,318
Posted By Marc Bourget
Boy, would that be a hoot for this truck to show...

Boy, would that be a hoot for this truck to show up to tow my disabled '32 Highboy!


(I thought slide-backs were more recent ???)


Looks great !
Forum: Events 08-23-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,281
Posted By Marc Bourget
John is a retired local Fireman. Station on the...

John is a retired local Fireman. Station on the corner and son is a paramedic. I think his chances are better than most but that's no reason not to be careful.


FWIW
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-11-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,226
Posted By Marc Bourget
My faulty (senior?) memory is telling me that...

My faulty (senior?) memory is telling me that both sides are plated because you always have to anticipate water in the Gasoline/fuel.


Was in my 40's before I found out they pump all grades of...
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