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Forum: Events 04-20-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,591
Posted By crystallographic
Hi Will, Thanks for returning the seminar items...

Hi Will,
Thanks for returning the seminar items so quickly.
Yes, I went over the orders and confirmed them via email to you today.
I will have some recommendations as you build your Hammer and...
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 04-18-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By crystallographic
Thank you very much Will. Very kind of you to...

Thank you very much Will. Very kind of you to mention.
I try to put up as much as I can so that people can see how this metal stuff works, and I figure a good search should bring up the right topic....
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-18-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 617
Posted By crystallographic
Yep, hand tools - but for the leaf brake to make...

Yep, hand tools - but for the leaf brake to make the 4 edge flanges.
Pretty basic part, actually.

The 4 piece method was faster for me because of that little quote:
"It's either going to be a...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-17-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 913
Posted By crystallographic
I like the permanent black line, Bob. Good...

I like the permanent black line, Bob. Good noodling. :)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-17-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,517
Posted By crystallographic
Robert, Great to finally meet you at the...

Robert,
Great to finally meet you at the Redneck Roundup.

I was skeptical that you could make this part without a few sets of dies ....
However, I quietly surmised that you would rise to the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-16-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 617
Posted By crystallographic
I don't know much about this stuff, but I made...

I don't know much about this stuff, but I made one that was polished.

It looked like this:
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For this car:
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It was a blown Mopar, with solid mounts - so I could hold .250" on fan...
Forum: Events 04-14-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,591
Posted By crystallographic
Will, I want to thank you for the persuasive...

Will,
I want to thank you for the persuasive invitation you made to me for attending this year's Redneck Roundup. I am so glad I was able to attend, and meet so many great metal folks, many of whom...
Forum: Individual Classifieds 04-14-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By crystallographic
Here is the jaw set that I have for the Marchant...

Here is the jaw set that I have for the Marchant 12A - also fits the 4A, 6A and the 6FG.
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Since there is enough interest I will stick them up on Ebay....
Forum: Individual Classifieds 04-11-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By crystallographic
I might have jaw sets for that 12A.

I might have jaw sets for that 12A.
Forum: Introductions 03-28-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By crystallographic
Hi Jeff, Welcome to the metal gang. Holden is...

Hi Jeff,
Welcome to the metal gang.
Holden is a classic. Like the wagons. :)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-27-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By crystallographic
I have used AKDQ for the wrong job - once. And...

I have used AKDQ for the wrong job - once.
And for the right jobs a lot.
Forum: Introductions 03-27-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By crystallographic
Hi Jamie, Welcome to the metal gang. Pretty...

Hi Jamie,
Welcome to the metal gang.
Pretty good info here and lots of ideas.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-27-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By crystallographic
Hi Steve, The conic layouts are online. Just...

Hi Steve,
The conic layouts are online. Just plug in your numbers and run the calc.
I use a large round T stake for rolling the cone, hammering the point area to help it close.
Butt weld and...
Forum: Introductions 03-26-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By crystallographic
Hi Jimmy, Welcome to the metal gang. Are you...

Hi Jimmy,
Welcome to the metal gang.
Are you going to build your work shop first? :rolleyes:
Forum: Introductions 03-26-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By crystallographic
Hi Mark, Welcome to the metal gang. I knew a...

Hi Mark,
Welcome to the metal gang.
I knew a guy who made a 914 into a pickup truck years ago - Dick Troutman.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-26-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By crystallographic
I think it will be suitable for this job, since...

I think it will be suitable for this job, since you have gone a bit thicker.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-14-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,898
Posted By crystallographic
You can make this as you see it, but by looking...

You can make this as you see it, but by looking at the back side you can see more of how it was made - pieced and welded, maybe?

Forming the base piece with a form block is a good way. Then adding...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By crystallographic
So nice to see Will. Love the story. reminds...

So nice to see Will.
Love the story.
reminds me of a '28 rattle A mail truck that I built up at HAC .... Very similar.
Kudos.
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By crystallographic
I agree. ... although you are not saying...

I agree.

... although you are not saying what you are working on so we are guessing in the dark.... :cool:
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-05-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By crystallographic
When I made Mercer and such pre-15 fenders, I...

When I made Mercer and such pre-15 fenders, I made the blanks, curved them, and then cranked in the beads. Then I made the edge pieces, flanged them, and then turned the edges of the blanks down to...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-05-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,227
Posted By crystallographic
I use a straightedge to determine the start and...

I use a straightedge to determine the start and end of any radius, and then mark the panel accordingly.

I make paper patterns both whole and in segments, like Norson recommended.

The handy...
Forum: Introductions 02-27-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By crystallographic
Hi Gavin, Engineers are very welcome here, so...

Hi Gavin,
Engineers are very welcome here, so welcome to the metal gang!
Forum: Introductions 02-23-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By crystallographic
Hi John, Welcome to the metal gang.

Hi John,
Welcome to the metal gang.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 02-22-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By crystallographic
It was a good day, Bill - but thanks! :)

It was a good day, Bill - but thanks! :)
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 02-21-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By crystallographic
Thanks, Bill. (probably the first detailed...

Thanks, Bill.
(probably the first detailed review I've read of the 2.1 film.)
Much appreciated.
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