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Old 02-01-2024, 09:29 AM
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Hello, I am a metal enthusiast in most forms, I own a part time welding, Fabrication and machining business in Northern Mn.

My everyday job is restoring WW2 fighter airplanes. I work mostly with aluminum a lot of hydroforming, stretching hand forming and so on. Our restorations are next level with authenticity being a priority.

I'm here to pick up tips from the masters!

Kris

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Hi Kris
Welcome to Allmetalshaping!
Looks like you should fit right in here.

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Old 02-01-2024, 11:15 PM
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Welcome! Nice to see other aircraft restoration guys on the forum. Are you working on P-38? Would love to see process of make some of the parts.

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Wellcome Kris. I suspect that you will be able to teach the vast majority of us mere mortals a thing or two about working with aluminium based, on what I see coming out of Avspecs here in New Zealand.
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