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Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,828
3M panel adhesive. You can leave it in bare...

3M panel adhesive. You can leave it in bare metal, the heat won't affect it, and when you want to paint it, no problem!
I had a customer that wanted a bead on his bedsides on a Model A truck. I...
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,383
You could do this on a Pullmax. I have formed...

You could do this on a Pullmax. I have formed some W shaped pieces with home made dies on mine with very similar dimensions with great success. My pieces were curved, but with an extended fence, you...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-30-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,714
I had the same thing happen on a chopper tank I...

I had the same thing happen on a chopper tank I built when I went to pressure test it. Brand new one off tank for a bike going in a big show 6 days from then! It opened up just like that with very...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-20-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,012
They look great like they are. All that's left is...

They look great like they are. All that's left is turning the edge down. You can do it with a bead roller or a T dolly. Nice job, and show us more pics when your done!
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,386
Awesome job, and hats off to your son for wanting...

Awesome job, and hats off to your son for wanting to do this! Most boys his age don't want to get off the couch. Great learning experience for him, and some good quality time for you!
It amazes me...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-02-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,335
A quick fix to the bubble problem is to go back...

A quick fix to the bubble problem is to go back with a dab of stainless rod over the problem areas. The stainless will calm down the bubble and eliminate the porosity. Works great when welding on old...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,569
Great job! A few years ago I built some brake...

Great job! A few years ago I built some brake ducts like that for a GT car. They are some hard and tricky pieces to make!
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-22-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,594
Maybe the easiest way for you would be to make a...

Maybe the easiest way for you would be to make a hammerform with the desired radius, and shape it over that. There is lots of hammerform info here on this site.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-16-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,776
The best advice has been given already! When a...

The best advice has been given already! When a guy wants me to cut corners, I cut the job off. Plenty of shops can sling mud, not a lot can do quality work. A days labor to fix something right the...
Forum: Introductions 04-21-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,021
Welcome Paul!

Welcome Paul!
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-26-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,629
I have an old paint scraper that has a small...

I have an old paint scraper that has a small wooden handle on it. With a blade that's 1" wide by 2" long. I bent the end up 90 degrees and put a radius in it to keep it from walking off the sheet and...
Forum: Introductions 03-06-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,679
Welcome Taylor! If you are around Dallas, look me...

Welcome Taylor! If you are around Dallas, look me up. I'm 40 minutes SE of Dallas, south of Crandall.
Forum: Introductions 02-26-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Welcome from another Texan!

Welcome from another Texan!
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 02-25-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,222
This is the most awesome brake a custom...

This is the most awesome brake a custom fabricator can own. A place I worked at years ago had a 10 footer. It was amazing what you could do with it. It had a well thought out system of die holders...
Forum: Business Classifieds 02-19-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 35,106
I got mine yesterday. That was fast! Very well...

I got mine yesterday. That was fast! Very well put together. Great job Bill!
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,205
That's a great looking hood Ron! I had never...

That's a great looking hood Ron! I had never worked on a Morgan in my life, and 2 years ago a customer brought in a 33 super sport he was building, and I had the privilege to build a whole new body...
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,205
Beautiful work Ron! I have a set of new factory...

Beautiful work Ron! I have a set of new factory hood panels I'm fitting and wire edging for one of those now.
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-15-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,538
Awesome work!

Awesome work!
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-13-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 29,724
I agree. I use my Kevlar gloves that I'm already...

I agree. I use my Kevlar gloves that I'm already wearing anyway! Bare skin doesn't glide through the areas as well, for me!
Forum: Introductions 02-13-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Welcome, from the other side of the metroplex!

Welcome, from the other side of the metroplex!
Forum: Business Classifieds 02-12-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 35,106
I also added this to the collection! Thanks for...

I also added this to the collection! Thanks for putting this book together Bill.
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,912
I use a 14 TPI blade on my band saw with no lube...

I use a 14 TPI blade on my band saw with no lube or wax. Run the blade at around 2600, and never have trouble with the teeth loading up.
Forum: Individual Classifieds 01-30-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,259
Zane, buy Fay Butlers Pullmax book. You can make...

Zane, buy Fay Butlers Pullmax book. You can make it all yourself. It also shows you how to build your own tooling. I have made 90% of all my tooling and guides.
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-30-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,770
Looks awesome Barry!

Looks awesome Barry!
Forum: Introductions 01-25-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,656
Zane, your email keeps kicking back. Send one to...

Zane, your email keeps kicking back. Send one to me at irrationalmetalworks@gmail.com and I will forward you the manual.
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