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Forum: Automotive Projects 02-21-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,647
Posted By Marc Bourget
Didn't you mention something about putting the...

Didn't you mention something about putting the body on a rotisseire?


I'm thinking when you get it at 90 deg, or 180 the perceived "stable" bodywork might move around.


FWIW
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-19-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By Marc Bourget
Nothing could touch it if you fought its fight. ...

Nothing could touch it if you fought its fight.


The advantage went to the US when the fighter pilots wisely fought them only at higher speeds, the controls on the Zero stiffened up and they...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-19-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By Marc Bourget
I recall a television show in balck and white...

I recall a television show in balck and white during my pre-teens that tracked the progression of fighter development leading up to WW-II, Wish I had access to it now.


:^)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-18-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By Marc Bourget
I always had a focus on the H-1 as he set the...

I always had a focus on the H-1 as he set the record about 5 miles from where I grew up We routinely went past Santa Ana airfield from the mid-50's. I learned to fly there in the early 70's


In...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-17-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 325,179
Posted By Marc Bourget
Jack, Ditto-Kudos Couldn't...

Jack,


Ditto-Kudos



Couldn't access any of the links to added to the end of your post!
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 02-15-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By Marc Bourget
Interesting! I'd always heard that 7075...

Interesting!


I'd always heard that 7075 welded beautifully but a light "wack" would cause the weld to fail.


You've obviously excelled but did you ever create a coupon to test?


I'm...
Forum: Buck Building 02-08-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By Marc Bourget
Have you reviewed GoJeep's thread - the...

Have you reviewed GoJeep's thread - the "GrandWillys Project"?


That would be advantageous as he has been pursuing something similar and I think it would enable you to "ask better questions".

...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-06-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 857
Views: 379,147
Posted By Marc Bourget
Detailed updates are one thing, What I...

Detailed updates are one thing, What I appreciate is the detail and planning analysis you went through in approaching a problem - especially problems I lacked the insight and experience to...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-03-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By Marc Bourget
Quick web search Passivation is the...

Quick web search


Passivation is the process of treating or coating a metal in order to reduce the chemical reactivity of its surface. In stainless steel, passivation means removing the free iron...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-01-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,325
Posted By Marc Bourget
I have a set of Kent's googles that fit over my...

I have a set of Kent's googles that fit over my prescription glasses.


They are a bit heavier but only the infirm would find that amount of weight a detriment.


Finally, I might inquire into...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-29-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,325
Posted By Marc Bourget
Diogenes of Sinope's search for the ethical man...

Diogenes of Sinope's search for the ethical man would have ended quickly had he lived near Nevada City, CA!
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-28-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,325
Posted By Marc Bourget
Back in the 70's I used some Colbalt lenses but...

Back in the 70's I used some Colbalt lenses but they left my eyes feeling "dry"


Not so when I used Kent's lenses from TM Tech. Never looked back. They only issued me one set of eyes and the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-24-2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 325,179
Posted By Marc Bourget
IIRC, in my early days as a gas station jockey, ...

IIRC, in my early days as a gas station jockey, I believe I remember the (Left) tail light lens for a mid-50's Caddy that hinged and swung up to reveal the filler cap and neck. Think that might be...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-05-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 898
Posted By Marc Bourget
To Peter, since you've done this type repair...

To Peter, since you've done this type repair before.


I assume that the lip rusted out because of water pooling and wicking back up under the rubber seal.


Is it considered a reasonable...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-28-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,211
Posted By Marc Bourget
I copied and pasted the link and the page was...

I copied and pasted the link and the page was not found



https://www.coopertechnica.com/_pdf/...m_Delahaye.pdf (https://www.coopertechnica.com/_pdf/Appendix_1_Prim_Delahaye.pdf)
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-22-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 325,179
Posted By Marc Bourget
Jack said: "It's a little beyond 90 degrees so I...

Jack said: "It's a little beyond 90 degrees so I had to finish bending it by hand."


For the lesser experienced audience . . Jack, recognizing it is thin material, and assuming a leaf brake - ...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By Marc Bourget
I used Mothers products to maintain my bare...

I used Mothers products to maintain my bare aluminum airplane.



Mother's Carnuba Wax doesnt' have any of the imbedded abrasives that damage the shine of a good polishing effort.


FWIW
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-29-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 325,179
Posted By Marc Bourget
Jack, You are classically humble which is a...

Jack, You are classically humble which is a tribute to your character.


Resolving those issues to a level matching the work and expertise shown on your build thread reportedly takes equipment...
Forum: Buck Building 11-28-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,362
Posted By Marc Bourget
Isn't it RockHillWill that posted a series of...

Isn't it RockHillWill that posted a series of hard bucks from European shops and/or museums? Check those threads?
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-28-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 325,179
Posted By Marc Bourget
I had a discussion on air intakes with an expert...

I had a discussion on air intakes with an expert in engine installations. He had shown me a intake design or configuration that baffled me. Over the next hour or so, I received a master's level...
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 11-18-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By Marc Bourget
Jody at the Weldmonger Store has various...

Jody at the Weldmonger Store has various configurations of the TIG finger.


Here's a link: https://weldmongerstore.com/products/tig-finger


I like is "Tips & Tricks" video tutorials. The...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-29-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 685
Posted By Marc Bourget
Holy Astrophysics, Batman! Looks like the...

Holy Astrophysics, Batman! Looks like the gravity well around a black hole!


:D:lol:
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-22-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 27,985
Posted By Marc Bourget
Keep in mind you can do a much better (more...

Keep in mind you can do a much better (more efficient) job of exhausting the air from the radiators with properly designed (and coordinated) shrouds and fans.



It may provide you with some...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 10-22-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By Marc Bourget
I second that suggestion, observing it is close...

I second that suggestion, observing it is close to what Kent White teaches in his advanced aluminum workshops.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-17-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,609
Posted By Marc Bourget
Have you considered swedging it on a lathe? ...

Have you considered swedging it on a lathe?


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