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Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,535
Posted By Marty Comstock
Through Fay Butler, Dad and I met Clay and from...

Through Fay Butler, Dad and I met Clay and from there a lifelong friendship ensued. Clay helped Pop rebuild his Yoder and die collection, and Pop always made it a point to stop by Erlanger and bring...
Forum: Events 07-20-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,973
Posted By Marty Comstock
Whew, what a crazy past few weeks! I am sorry I...

Whew, what a crazy past few weeks! I am sorry I couldn't get on here sooner, but I find myself taking longer and longer to recover from Nationals, maybe I am partying harder? :lol:

Anyway, it was...
Forum: Events 07-05-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,973
Posted By Marty Comstock
Steve, that's great! Breakfast, 7:00, at...

Steve, that's great!

Breakfast, 7:00, at Dennys if you can make it :)



Marty
Forum: Events 07-02-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,973
Posted By Marty Comstock
Looking forward to seeing everyone, making new...

Looking forward to seeing everyone, making new friends and reminiscing with old ones. I am not sure how much I'll be there on the weekdays, but I'll def be there sat and Sunday

Se y'all then!
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Forum: Events 06-26-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,973
Posted By Marty Comstock
2017 Dutch Comstock meet July 6-10

Come one, come all for a fun filled open house at Dutch Comstock's shop in peaceful Herkimer NY on July 6-10 where we will be hostimg a small meet in our shop. Still need to clean the place from last...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-05-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,205
Posted By Marty Comstock
Thumbs up Thank you Richard!

Thank you Richard!
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-01-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,679
Posted By Marty Comstock
^ John's pictures are worth 1000 of my words....

^ John's pictures are worth 1000 of my words. Thank you :D

Marty
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-30-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,679
Posted By Marty Comstock
I have had success with turning my welder up, WAY...

I have had success with turning my welder up, WAY UP, (about the recommenced setting for stitch welding 1/4") and spending a lot less time on the trigger. I have found this doesn't work with anything...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-03-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,063
Posted By Marty Comstock
It all depends on what you call "limited". In...

It all depends on what you call "limited". In some cases, long thin spoons, flat iron, specially shaped long reach dollies, thin hammers have helped out in situations like the one you are speaking...
Forum: Introductions 01-06-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,084
Posted By Marty Comstock
Being a wee bit further upstate than yourself, if...

Being a wee bit further upstate than yourself, if you ever find yourself up here, please drop by and share a tale or three with pop and I, we host a small meet every summer to practice those oxyfuel...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-04-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,826
Posted By Marty Comstock
That may eliminate the internal stresses, but nt...

That may eliminate the internal stresses, but nt the micro fissures that are a result of working the metal. Like Kerry said, tuck shrinking is hard on aluminum, and even harder when its done...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-02-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,629
Posted By Marty Comstock
Yes, YES, and YES!!!! Sorry, I get a little...

Yes, YES, and YES!!!!

Sorry, I get a little excited. Many very good (great) points here that I feel are over looked. Fitup, the more perfecter, the better. Corers make easier perfecter fitup. A...
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,053
Posted By Marty Comstock
somewhere I made a thread about doing just that....

somewhere I made a thread about doing just that. I just slide the offset one back and retighten where you like it, I find this to be most advantageous for cost and time to replace dies.
Forum: Introductions 09-18-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By Marty Comstock
Matt, welcome. If you are ever upstate, near...

Matt, welcome. If you are ever upstate, near Utica, feel free to stop by our shop, Comstock MetalShaping or another shop I work for, Steve's Restorations and Hot Rods.

Welcome, and if you ever...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-01-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,367
Posted By Marty Comstock
This is exactly my issue with paper, or rather...

This is exactly my issue with paper, or rather when people say "it tells you where and how much to shrink". Not really. It serves a as guide perhaps, but you will never shrink exactly how paper tells...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,901
Posted By Marty Comstock
I remember him as well, always smiling, and...

I remember him as well, always smiling, and always had nice things to say.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-31-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,167
Posted By Marty Comstock
No disagreements here. Well said, too, it removes...

No disagreements here. Well said, too, it removes money from wallets pretty fast!:lol:

Marty
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,248
Posted By Marty Comstock
I like David and have talked with him a number of...

I like David and have talked with him a number of times via PM, all very nice and sincere.

Honestly, I just don't like when anyone says "this is the only way" or "my way is the best way" and...
Forum: Events 07-19-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,555
Posted By Marty Comstock
Thanks all for coming and sharing! I met some new...

Thanks all for coming and sharing! I met some new friends, and strengthened relationships with old friends. I am just getting back to what feels like normalcy after bustin butt getting ready for...
Forum: Individual Classifieds 06-27-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,512
Posted By Marty Comstock
I was looking at buying one last November, and...

I was looking at buying one last November, and asked Clay about them, he said he stopped making them over a year ago.

Trick Tools website has some inconsistencies in their website, I see pictures...
Forum: Events 06-24-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,555
Posted By Marty Comstock
Pugsy, we certainly miss your never ending...

Pugsy, we certainly miss your never ending energy!

We miss many people who cant make it, yall are family to us. We are however, looking forward to meeting new people and making new friends!

Who...
Forum: Events 06-14-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,555
Posted By Marty Comstock
Jim, WHOOHOO! It'll be good to see you again! :-)

Jim, WHOOHOO! It'll be good to see you again! :-)
Forum: Events 06-14-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,555
Posted By Marty Comstock
Hoo boy, its getting closer, talked to a few...

Hoo boy, its getting closer, talked to a few people that will make the trip, looking forward to it!
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 05-30-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,135
Posted By Marty Comstock
The shear blades wont cross all the way like a...

The shear blades wont cross all the way like a tin snip or scissors, They will cut 32" clean but at a point just past that they will cease to finish the shearing action, allowing a no distortion...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 05-22-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,389
Posted By Marty Comstock
for the best tight fit I have a number of...

for the best tight fit I have a number of techniques

File it straight, you can see all the highs and lows on an edge easily.

Sheared panels (the new part will have a guaranteed straight line)
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