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Forum: Automotive Projects 10-17-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 29,801
Posted By jmcglynn
nice work. What are the rubber mounts from? I...

nice work. What are the rubber mounts from? I need to build body mounts - I was thinking I'd machine something out of delrin, but ready-made is a better idea.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-31-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,284
Posted By jmcglynn
I guess the answer is really “it depends in what...

I guess the answer is really “it depends in what yo are doing”

I do have kent’s Pistol grip/da setup and I like that a lot.

Generally if I start with something aggressive to knock the weld...
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-25-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,072
Posted By jmcglynn
Jim - thanks for sharing that. Your project came...

Jim - thanks for sharing that. Your project came out great! I'm always impressed with folks that can stick with a project like this and see it to completion. And it looks superb - nicely finished,...
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-16-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 302,616
Posted By jmcglynn
Man, you keep chipping away at that. What's the...

Man, you keep chipping away at that. What's the big picture? Seems like you're pretty close to having the fab work wrapped up?
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-16-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,772
Posted By jmcglynn
Shop space is probably the main reason IMO. ...

Shop space is probably the main reason IMO.

I used to look at those multipurpose woodworking machines (table saw, jointer, planer and shaper all in one) and have the same question.

It is...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-12-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,708
Posted By jmcglynn
that's funny Kent, I'm stealing that line. :)

that's funny Kent, I'm stealing that line.

:)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-08-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,708
Posted By jmcglynn
The book I was thinking about is the "Metal...

The book I was thinking about is the "Metal Fabricator's Handbook" by Ron Fournier. You couldn't go wrong getting both of his books IMO.

In terms of leaving the ribs / tubing or not, you could go...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-30-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,708
Posted By jmcglynn
The original Ron Fournier book has some good...

The original Ron Fournier book has some good examples of building a spoiler and flares.

Personally, I wouldn't spend time duplicating the OEM spoiler in metal. Make something unique!

In Ron's...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-18-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 432,249
Posted By jmcglynn
Wow! The car looks great, and major props for...

Wow! The car looks great, and major props for sticking with the project for so long.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-17-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By jmcglynn
I'm game! I'm not quite to the point where I can...

I'm game! I'm not quite to the point where I can start on my bed (still doing suspension fab). Maybe I'll get inspired and build a buck just for fun. That track nose would be a good project.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-17-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By jmcglynn
Thanks for the input! I wouldn't expect any...

Thanks for the input! I wouldn't expect any inexpensive CAD model to be very exact, but it's cool they exist and could still be useful to some extent.

I'm trying to keep my shop time focused on...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-14-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By jmcglynn
Hi Kerry - Yeah, I'm well aware of this issue. ...

Hi Kerry - Yeah, I'm well aware of this issue. It's too bad. If you only sell paper plans it's probably safer, but people are pretty unscrupulous. I had a company making unique chopper parts for a...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-14-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By jmcglynn
Thanks - although I'm not specifically looking...

Thanks - although I'm not specifically looking for a cobra buck (this week - I've certainly wanted to build one many times!). This was more a general question, like "is there a...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-14-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By jmcglynn
Thanks Mark - that's the one. Where did you...

Thanks Mark - that's the one. Where did you source the drawings? Do they have other vehicles or was that a one-off thing?

I hear what you're saying - I wouldn't expect that you could get...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-14-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By jmcglynn
Buck Plans

This seems unlikely, but is there a source for buck plans that I'm unaware of?

I was reading a metalwork book recently (I can't remember which one, but can figure that out if it's important to...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-13-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,389
Posted By jmcglynn
Kyle, Two things. First, wow. I'm...

Kyle,

Two things.

First, wow. I'm really impressed with your work. Great design and first class work. Really, really cool and inspirational man.

Second, on the file: If you can source a...
Forum: Introductions 07-13-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By jmcglynn
Hey Shawn -- where are you located? If you're in...

Hey Shawn -- where are you located? If you're in the SF bay area I'm always looking to hang out and ruin perfectly good sheetmetal with someone else. :)

Joe
Forum: Business Classifieds 02-16-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,646
Posted By jmcglynn
What is the included angle on these? Corner...

What is the included angle on these? Corner radius? Length of cut?
Forum: Individual Classifieds 11-06-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 683
Posted By jmcglynn
Extra Pullmax Wrench on ebay

I made an extra pullmax wrench for my P3, 3/8" mild steel, laser cut and dressed out so it's pretty. I posted the DXF in the pullmax section if you want to make your own, but here is one ready to...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-25-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,196
Posted By jmcglynn
There are some interesting pictures here:...

There are some interesting pictures here: http://komoda.me/gallery/gatto-house-moal

for example:

http://komoda.me/sites/default/files/124.jpg
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-25-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,196
Posted By jmcglynn
Kent -- thanks for the thoughtful and informative...

Kent -- thanks for the thoughtful and informative reply! Very cool.
Forum: Business Classifieds 10-09-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,027
Posted By jmcglynn
Where does one order them, and what do they cost?

Where does one order them, and what do they cost?
Forum: Posting Pictures 10-05-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,243
Posted By jmcglynn
John, Kent, thanks - that makes sense.

John, Kent, thanks - that makes sense.
Forum: Posting Pictures 10-04-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,243
Posted By jmcglynn
Hmm, I know this is an old thread but wanted to...

Hmm, I know this is an old thread but wanted to comment here.

The comments about shimming and time required for changing dies seem off to me. If a machine is set up properly with a matched set of...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-27-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,975
Posted By jmcglynn
I think you should re-body it like this: ...

I think you should re-body it like this:

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