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Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-16-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By Gareth Davies
This one? ...

This one?

https://www.lamettrys.com/minneapolis-st-paul-tesla-auto-body-shop/
Forum: Introductions 08-16-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 40
Posted By Gareth Davies
Hi Justin and welcome to the forum, there’s...

Hi Justin and welcome to the forum, there’s plenty to see and learn on here.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-16-2018, 02:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 636
Posted By Gareth Davies
At a guess, it will mostly be down to what floor...

At a guess, it will mostly be down to what floor space people have available and the perception that one machine can do it all. Yes, they can but there is always some inconvenience to it and I do...
Forum: Introductions 08-15-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By Gareth Davies
Second welcome from Uttoxeter in Staffordshire:) ...

Second welcome from Uttoxeter in Staffordshire:)

A bit further down the road from Dan, but not a lot.

Plenty to see and learn here Rob.
Forum: Introductions 08-07-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By Gareth Davies
I had one of those some years back and was going...

I had one of those some years back and was going to keep it to see if I could turn it into something useful but never got the inspiration to do anything with it and eventually sold it. I'll be...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By Gareth Davies
Interesting Spitfire project

Just had this pop up in my feed on Facebook and it’s worth a look so I thought I’d share it on here

https://www.facebook.com/100006145442105/posts/2146555715559256/
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 08-03-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By Gareth Davies
Kyle, You might be best to pre-tin all...

Kyle,

You might be best to pre-tin all the edges to be soldered with a brush on tinning paste (paint it on then heat up with a blow torch) and then solder with a big iron - the sort with a...
Forum: Introductions 07-31-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By Gareth Davies
Welcome to the forum Marc, there’s plenty of us...

Welcome to the forum Marc, there’s plenty of us from this side of the pond on here. This is a great place to learn and, unlike some other forums, doesn’t do off topic and chit-chat, it’s all about...
Forum: Comments and Suggestions 07-15-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,481
Posted By Gareth Davies
Has this machine arrived yet? Was hoping we’d...

Has this machine arrived yet? Was hoping we’d have an update by now.
Forum: Buck Building 07-09-2018, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,803
Posted By Gareth Davies
That's the one, thanks a lot;)

That's the one, thanks a lot;)
Forum: Buck Building 07-08-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,803
Posted By Gareth Davies
I just went to look at this again and it says the...

I just went to look at this again and it says the link has expired. Any chance you could find a new link for me please? I was telling someone at work about it and want to send him a link to it.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-04-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 36,926
Posted By Gareth Davies
Thanks for that. I noticed that there was an eBay...

Thanks for that. I noticed that there was an eBay seller listing some of Applied Magnetic products for sale but they were not the same ones as you have. The postage cost to the UK was crippling as...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-04-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 36,926
Posted By Gareth Davies
I’ve scoured eBay for these and the nearest I can...

I’ve scoured eBay for these and the nearest I can find are 50lb or 90lb strength. Exactly how much grip do these 65lb magnets give? I believe the rating is based on them being tested on material...
Forum: Introductions 07-02-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Gareth Davies
Welcome to the forum Nigel, there’s plenty of...

Welcome to the forum Nigel, there’s plenty of great information being shared here. Post up some photos of your projects.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 06-29-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,596
Posted By Gareth Davies
The gas hose sometimes splits inside the handle,...

The gas hose sometimes splits inside the handle, due to the amount of manipulation, and this can allow air to get dragged in. It’s an easy one to check.
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By Gareth Davies
Larry, at a guess, it would be because he uses a...

Larry, at a guess, it would be because he uses a vacuum table and didn’t want the added expense or hassle of gluing the slabs to a sacrificial piece. I knew that’s how I would be getting them and had...
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By Gareth Davies
Hardwood slappers

I have a job that we are working on at the minute that requires us to form some narrow strips of stainless steel to fit round a wooden body of an old railway carriage. As the strips are mirror...
Forum: Introductions 06-16-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Gareth Davies
Welcome to the forum Wayne. There’s always plenty...

Welcome to the forum Wayne. There’s always plenty to see and get inspiration from on here. Post some photos of your work.
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-06-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,954
Posted By Gareth Davies
One of the nicer looking Lambos, I think. Be nice...

One of the nicer looking Lambos, I think. Be nice to see this progress. What engine is planned for it?
Forum: Announcements 06-01-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By Gareth Davies
Congratulations Dan.

Congratulations Dan.
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By Gareth Davies
I'd go for a steel such as EN24T for replacements...

I'd go for a steel such as EN24T for replacements as it's mildly hard but easily machinable. It's not like they have to be super hard and wear resistant such as the tools on a press brake would have...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,245
Posted By Gareth Davies
Yes, nice job, and those words “it’s just...

Yes, nice job, and those words “it’s just a......” are very familiar. They are normally followed with “I’d do it myself if I’d got the tools”:D
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,099
Posted By Gareth Davies
Looks a great workshop with some very interesting...

Looks a great workshop with some very interesting projects.
Forum: Announcements 05-08-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 957
Posted By Gareth Davies
I have all my business calls diverted to my...

I have all my business calls diverted to my mobile so never accept anything from rogue looking numbers. The odd spammers that do get through are promptly blocked. Works well for me.
Forum: Introductions 04-16-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By Gareth Davies
Welcome to the forum Jack. Ask plenty of...

Welcome to the forum Jack. Ask plenty of questions, visit and post when you can. We all like to see photos of other people’s work as well;)
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