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Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-19-2018, 04:53 PM
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Views: 90
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Jeroslav, I'd consider a Bert Buck (named after...

Jeroslav, I'd consider a Bert Buck (named after the inventor Ken Burt RIP). Some photos in post. Scroll down to post # 26


http://allmetalshaping.com/showthread.php?t=145&highlight=deco&page=3
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-18-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 404,437
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
The AC does a good job on the main room but when...

The AC does a good job on the main room but when you open up the lift room where the roadster is it's just about a wash with running the big fans...except when welding. WHen you shut the fan off, it...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-18-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 404,437
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Oh, I see what you are talking about Neil. The...

Oh, I see what you are talking about Neil. The right side bottom does indeed need a bit of reshaping. It is on my list.


My fuel pump died and I really, REALLY need to get the car running and...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-18-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 404,437
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
It's an illusion thankfully. It's on the lift...

It's an illusion thankfully. It's on the lift and doesn't sit perfectly level.
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-17-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 404,437
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
It's been awhile since I've done anything on the...

It's been awhile since I've done anything on the roadster but lately I've been trying to make some progress. Before I get real serious about getting the body ready for primer, I need to finish the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-17-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 66,622
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
And we shall call you Phoenix. Up from the...

And we shall call you Phoenix. Up from the ashes! Love what you're doing with the car.
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-16-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Call Will.

Call Will.
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-16-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I'm having a senior moment and can't think of the...

I'm having a senior moment and can't think of the guy's name. The PHD from somewhere in Pennsylvania that scanned Jim Hery's cars. Isn't he fairly close?
Forum: Introductions 06-16-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Welcome to AllMetalShaping Filippo. I spent a...

Welcome to AllMetalShaping Filippo. I spent a lot of time in Milano back in the late 90's. Lovely city!


What kind of cars are you going to build?
Forum: Introductions 06-15-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I've actually never used a 12. The pneumatic...

I've actually never used a 12. The pneumatic Marchant I have used was Dutch Comstock's. What I remember is that you set it for a given shrink and that thickness is what you get...want it or not.
Forum: Introductions 06-15-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Welcome to the site John. The Erco's are...

Welcome to the site John.


The Erco's are good for hand work. You can 'kick' it or 'toe' it for different results.



The Marchant is a beast. It will shrink heavy stuff. Pretty hard to...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-13-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,305
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Both links worked for me Marc.

Both links worked for me Marc.
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-13-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,305
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I'm a bit confused about the gears and chain? ...

I'm a bit confused about the gears and chain? I'm involved in the GMC motorhome cult and they used the Olds Toronado (caddy Eldorodo) TH325 transmission which was basically a TH400 turned 180...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-13-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,305
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Joel, check your PM's. This is right...

Joel, check your PM's.



This is right up there with Dan Pate's friend up in Minneapolis that is making a rear engine Indy Roadster type thing and build a V12 out of two turbocharged inline...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-13-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Remember that strength is in geometry. Look at...

Remember that strength is in geometry. Look at some of the stuff that Bill Trombley has recently posted. Flanged holes don't just look cool, they add strenght. Lips and beads add stiffness. ...
Forum: Buck Building 06-12-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
James, I didn't recall but found it in the art...

James, I didn't recall but found it in the art deco thread. http://allmetalshaping.com/showthread.php?t=145&highlight=Deco It'd down toward the bottom of the page. Some good description of the...
Forum: Introductions 06-12-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Welcome Alan. I have one of your machines.

Welcome Alan. I have one of your machines.
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-11-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,305
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
The only thing that comes to mind is to get some...

The only thing that comes to mind is to get some profile gauges close to what you want and head to the junkyard. Same with the side glass. I'm thinking a pickup windshield might be kind of close...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-11-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,305
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I'm in total agreement with Bob on this. ...

I'm in total agreement with Bob on this.


I'm sure you've started thinking about the body. I assume you are either going to have a wireform or other hard buck?


How difficult will it be to...
Forum: Announcements 06-01-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Welcome new admin Dan 'Galooph' Smith

I have been remiss in announcing that Dan 'Galooph' Smith from the UK has joined the team of volunteer administrators. His technical skills have already helped us overcome some significant hurdles...
Forum: Tutorials 05-31-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,745
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Claudio, There is no rule. You want...

Claudio, There is no rule.



You want the beater bag to give when hit it but you don't want so little sand that your hammer hits the table it is sitting on. Some people like them fuller and...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-30-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,824
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I love roadster pickups!

I love roadster pickups!
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-28-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,868
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Really nice work. Nice is an understatement. ...

Really nice work. Nice is an understatement. Did you take any in-process photos?
Forum: Introductions 05-26-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Welcome Tyler, I've never heard of a POWERPULL...

Welcome Tyler, I've never heard of a POWERPULL P7. Pullmax made a P7. Perhaps others have.
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
When they first came out, I asked some sales type...

When they first came out, I asked some sales type at a trade show what alloy it was. They replied, "military grade". I tried to explain that 'military grade' was not an alloy but it was obvious I...
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