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Forum: Automotive Projects 02-12-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,133
Views: 494,500
Posted By Marc Bourget
Maybe link them up to your build thread? ...

Maybe link them up to your build thread? :D:rolleyes::)
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,893
Posted By Marc Bourget
Can't speak for OZ, but I suspect the same...

Can't speak for OZ, but I suspect the same category of suppliers there will offer 90 deg bends,


Check this site out:

...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-20-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 467,124
Posted By Marc Bourget
Yes, both rely on the flow of electricity and...

Yes, both rely on the flow of electricity and improved ground improves current flow
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By Marc Bourget
did so, and when I clicked on a link I got the...

did so, and when I clicked on a link I got the error message:


This address isn't understood.


Do I need different software to view Youtube videos now?
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By Marc Bourget
The link didn't work for me, Went to...

The link didn't work for me,



Went to YouTube and searched under the Thread title = no joy!


Have you another address?
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 12-30-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By Marc Bourget
I suspect it wasn't the flanges, but the welding...

I suspect it wasn't the flanges, but the welding that resulted in the problem. There doesn't seem to be enough load on the seams to result in failure when running up on the ground.


John Thorp...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 12-28-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By Marc Bourget
In addition to Kent's advice, see if you can...

In addition to Kent's advice, see if you can incorporate into your design, 1" or greater radius on the corners. The Lockheed factory had a shake table for fuel tanks for testing fatigue...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By Marc Bourget
When I had my heads repaired, they explained they...

When I had my heads repaired, they explained they dropped the temp 1 deg/min until they reached 500 they turned the heat off.


Grinding on the heads after repair had a much different feel than...
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By Marc Bourget
Jogging memories, The Tinman is an excellent...

Jogging memories, The Tinman is an excellent resource on welding cast iron!


Now I'll go view the video!


Merry Christmas!
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-02-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 947
Posted By Marc Bourget
I'm sure there a many more examples, but, IIRC,...

I'm sure there a many more examples, but, IIRC, if you go through Gojeep's project, you'll see him using chisels for just this purpose.


FWIW
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 957
Posted By Marc Bourget
Having worked on a mold to make Stop Light lenses...

Having worked on a mold to make Stop Light lenses and owned a plastic injection molding business, I am familiar with the process. It's not for one-off parts and the shrinkage, sprue design and...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-12-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 467,124
Posted By Marc Bourget
Since when is it stylish to confuse CS with...

Since when is it stylish to confuse CS with practicality?


Much too modest, methinks! :D
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-07-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,133
Views: 494,500
Posted By Marc Bourget
On the Other Hand, it could be all about...

On the Other Hand, it could be all about personal responsibility and public safety! :D


I was walking with my Gal down the sidewalk about 50 years ago when a car broke the front suspension. ...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-03-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,133
Views: 494,500
Posted By Marc Bourget
Marcus, Have another clever solution to...

Marcus,


Have another clever solution to installing a lock on the hitch pin and/or jack mechanism.


Here in California, you frequently see trucks driving down the road with the hoist cable...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,235
Posted By Marc Bourget
Adding to RamRod, I went to ebay and found ...

Adding to RamRod, I went to ebay and found


https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/z8IAAOSwEK9ULnGq/s-l64.jpg


Numerous sellers. I searched on "weld mate sheet clamps"
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 652
Posted By Marc Bourget
If you use the search function next to the New...

If you use the search function next to the New Posts on the Task Bar above, you'll find quick reference to many topics


I quickly found two, one by the same subject and another just the reverse,...
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 08-18-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,435
Posted By Marc Bourget
This thread may slip into behavior portrayed by...

This thread may slip into behavior portrayed by an old Bud Light Commercial.


"Tastes Great" vs. "It's Light"


hahahahaha!
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,235
Posted By Marc Bourget
Some might use clecos for butt-welded ...

Some might use clecos for butt-welded installation, first shaping, - then cleco to floor to accurately scribe the edge to be matched and the final trim before welding it in.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-15-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 467,124
Posted By Marc Bourget
Jack, could the word you're searching for be...

Jack, could the word you're searching for be "proportional" rather than "normal"?


Great stuff, great insight, as always!


mjb
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-03-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 467,124
Posted By Marc Bourget
Jack, While this situation may involve a...

Jack,


While this situation may involve a taper, have you ever used a spacer (similar to the grit in the one brand of adhesive) with rivets?
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,674
Posted By Marc Bourget
Show this to the "Guitar" shaped Hard Rock Hotel...

Show this to the "Guitar" shaped Hard Rock Hotel viewed while I transferred from Fort Lauderdale to Port of Miami and you may be required to build another for the entrance!!:D:lol::D
Forum: Shop Safety 06-02-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,763
Posted By Marc Bourget
Having buried my hard tired forklift more than...

Having buried my hard tired forklift more than once, I support the suggestion.


The slideback should be less expensive than renting a rubber tired forklift.
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,302
Posted By Marc Bourget
A medical doctor told me a few years back that...

A medical doctor told me a few years back that the onset of tinnitus is the result of the brain deciding that it no longer wishes to "hear" the sounds that bother us, therefore the perception.

...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 05-31-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,781
Posted By Marc Bourget
There's always the approach of bringing Mohammed...

There's always the approach of bringing Mohammed to the Mountain (NZ)


He's made trips to OZ before!



I believe there are enough enthusiasts in NZ to support a visit!
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 05-30-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,781
Posted By Marc Bourget
Skincarter said: "so theoretically I should have...

Skincarter said: "so theoretically I should have no excuses other than complete and total operator ineptitude."


Naw, just lack of concentration.


Anyone attending a Tinman workshop or demo...
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