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Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-12-2018, 10:46 PM
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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, 08:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 959
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, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 959
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, 10:43 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 413,392
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, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
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, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
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, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
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, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
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, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
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, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
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, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
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, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
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, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,116
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, 01:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 534
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, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,830
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, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,830
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, 01:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,774
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, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,058
Posted By jmcglynn
John, Kent, thanks - that makes sense.

John, Kent, thanks - that makes sense.
Forum: Posting Pictures 10-04-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,058
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, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,786
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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Forum: Events 05-24-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 20,069
Posted By jmcglynn
What he said, leave plenty of time to drive over...

What he said, leave plenty of time to drive over 17. I'd expect it to be pretty loaded up with beach traffic next weekend. If you can get into a hotel in Felton or Scotts Valley you'll save...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 46,363
Posted By jmcglynn
Joel, use avex rivets, they are a blind, sealed...

Joel, use avex rivets, they are a blind, sealed rivet. The aircraft guys use them to build wing tanks.

http://www.avdel-global.com/en/products/breakstem-fasteners/avexr.html

Available through...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 46,363
Posted By jmcglynn
In the spirit of superleggera, I came across some...

In the spirit of superleggera, I came across some pictures of a bandini today on another site.

There was a guy in St. Louis when I was a kid that had one of these, he drove it to an outdoor car...
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 46,363
Posted By jmcglynn
As I look at these pictures I'm wondering what...

As I look at these pictures I'm wondering what the sequence of steps was for the original construction. The panels must have been shaped to fit a buck, and then installed on the tube structure. It...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 46,363
Posted By jmcglynn
wow, car porn :) Thanks for posting the pics...

wow, car porn :)

Thanks for posting the pics Mark. It's interesting to see what appears to be accident damage in this one, while of course the obvious areas on the outside look smooth and slick....
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