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Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By hot rivet
Don't know about rehardening/case hardening, i...

Don't know about rehardening/case hardening, i was under the impression that the outer "skin" was harder than the core from the cooling effect after manufacture. If it's any consolation i too have...
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 11-01-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By hot rivet
If you could also report the item that would help.

If you could also report the item that would help.
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 11-01-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By hot rivet
Ebay fraud

If anyone is on any machining forums can you please give them the heads up on this lathe. It sold a few months ago in the east of England (genuine sale for about 3500) and is now being relisted...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By hot rivet
I nearly pointed out they have more caulking...

I nearly pointed out they have more caulking irons than you Peter :lol:
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By hot rivet
Nissan italdesign video

Worth a watch just to see all the tools! :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8m0i5j69xEI
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By hot rivet
ZIL factory

Saw this article on ZIL limos they appear to be making them entirely by hand a few bucks can be seen in the pictures. Next factory tour for Bill Longyard?
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Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-16-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,457
Posted By hot rivet
Hey Ben do you have an anechoic chamber too!!...

Hey Ben do you have an anechoic chamber too!! :cool:
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 06-30-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,681
Posted By hot rivet
Is your gas Ar+CO2 or is it Ar+CO2+O2 Neither are...

Is your gas Ar+CO2 or is it Ar+CO2+O2 Neither are right for tig but if the gas has upto 5% o2 (as is common on mig welding) you're never going to have any luck with tungstens
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 06-29-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,681
Posted By hot rivet
The problem is almost certainly the co2 it breaks...

The problem is almost certainly the co2 it breaks down in the arc to form carbon monoxide and oxygen- the oxygen reacts with the tungsten and the steel = porosity and dirty tungsten.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 06-29-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,681
Posted By hot rivet
If you are tig welding steel with anything other...

If you are tig welding steel with anything other than argon you are going to have problems, CO2 is not an inert gas and that will be part of your problem. From experience tig ceramics will absorb...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 06-01-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,216
Posted By hot rivet
When you say "volcano" are you talking porosity...

When you say "volcano" are you talking porosity or excessive shrinkage in the centre?
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,855
Posted By hot rivet
Looks great but as Kerry says what about indexing...

Looks great but as Kerry says what about indexing the tool? even if indexed when installed they will tend to rotate as you screw up the height adjustment. Could you build a keyway into the lower...
Forum: Announcements 04-25-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,000
Posted By hot rivet
Glad it's solved i thought we had been hacked for...

Glad it's solved i thought we had been hacked for a minute! Thankyou for all the work you put into this forum, it's far better having a "forum" than using a facebook style platform in my opinion. I...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,255
Posted By hot rivet
It's a credit to both you and your design that...

It's a credit to both you and your design that you were able to keep the product selling in this world of cheap useless clones. ;) Good luck to Pat in keeping the product going i hope many more...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-27-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,656
Posted By hot rivet
There is always this...

There is always this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Z4PDLN9XKE

Looks like he made it from a pneumatic sheet metal nibbler? have seen air op door skinning tools that work with an air hammer that...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-25-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,656
Posted By hot rivet
http://www.smv.se/4daction/web_showprd/Dokument=00...

http://www.smv.se/4daction/web_showprd/Dokument=000043000001820/Flanging
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-25-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,656
Posted By hot rivet
Was it trumpf that used a toggle lever in their...

Was it trumpf that used a toggle lever in their flange tool? i think that would work for any flange height with a suitable back guide. cant find a picture of it but the lower tool was basically a...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 01-20-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By hot rivet
Would have thought propane sheet metal brazing...

Would have thought propane sheet metal brazing would cause a lot of distortion. Tig is really not that bad, oxy acet is ok but i understand your concerns. I would investigate oxy propylene or mapp...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-13-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,221
Posted By hot rivet
A bend that small could be worked without heat...

A bend that small could be worked without heat treatment, big deformations are repaired using hydraulic push pull jigs. Small kerb damage can be hand hammered weld if required then turned. That looks...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,695
Posted By hot rivet
No i'm wrong! it's altering the crank axis and...

No i'm wrong! it's altering the crank axis and hence the eccentricity/stroke.
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,695
Posted By hot rivet
Steve, i seem to recall this is a fixed speed,...

Steve, i seem to recall this is a fixed speed, fixed eccentric stroke machine. the foot pedal is operating a hammer limiting buffer, in doing so it alters the "hit"...that's what i remember anyway...
Forum: Shop Safety 12-12-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,445
Posted By hot rivet
This is exactly why i don't like side switch...

This is exactly why i don't like side switch grinders, i only ever use deadman paddle switch and they haven't been sold with a lock on in for about 18 years in europe.
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2017, 06:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,695
Posted By hot rivet
If you are looking for a Maglio Helve i would...

If you are looking for a Maglio Helve i would suggest you try contacting "PARXJKS" either on here or youtube iirc he is the grandson of the parx hammer inventor. As i recall he was trying to track...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-04-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,323
Posted By hot rivet
That looks pretty cool! is the front end going to...

That looks pretty cool! is the front end going to be fitted with a single twin headlamp in the centre and the wings pinched together like an old hot rod. or is it just the perspective of the picture?
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,375
Posted By hot rivet
Another thing you can do for a brake drum is use...

Another thing you can do for a brake drum is use the wheel nuts to clamp down on the drum before attempting to remove the screw.
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