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Forum: Introductions 05-20-2018, 01:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By longyard
Welcome John. I'm from Hillsborough, NJ, but now...

Welcome John. I'm from Hillsborough, NJ, but now in NC...I'm a tax refugee.:(
Forum: Announcements 05-18-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,041
Posted By longyard
Maybe if you applied in Spanish?

Maybe if you applied in Spanish?
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-13-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 325
Posted By longyard
Improved HF Tube Roller

I'm back working on the Ferrari 166 project. I'm working now on insetting the Superleggera tubing into the wooden buck, something that is necessary before skinning the car.


Like many, I have a...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By longyard
Very impressive shop owned by a guy with even...

Very impressive shop owned by a guy with even more impressive skills! Thanks for the photo tour, Will.
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 04-30-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By longyard
Will, I completely agree about the "sound" of the...

Will, I completely agree about the "sound" of the wheels when you've found the sweet spot. Seems especially true with cast wheels.

There's that old engineering saying that "If it looks right, it...
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 04-29-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By longyard
Cast Iron Trident E-wheel FOR SALE

In Norco, California which is east of LA:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/292542075346?ul_noapp=true
Forum: Introductions 04-09-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By longyard
Kyle, You have found your home! Welcome.

Kyle,
You have found your home! Welcome.
Forum: Events 04-08-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,527
Posted By longyard
I had a great time. Thanks Will for being a...

I had a great time. Thanks Will for being a wonderful host once again!
Forum: Introductions 04-05-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By longyard
Welcome back. I admire your tenacity and "can...

Welcome back. I admire your tenacity and "can do" spirit!
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 04-05-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,530
Posted By longyard
Hartmut Eckold told me last week that they do NOT...

Hartmut Eckold told me last week that they do NOT litigate against the Chinese who try to pirate their machines because it is too expensive, and there really is no Chinese "legal system".

He said...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,077
Posted By longyard
Kerry, Read my post a couple of posts above this....

Kerry, Read my post a couple of posts above this. Hartmut said that the ERCO came after his father's machine, but is not sure if it was licensed or not. He believes IT WAS licensed, though, because...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,077
Posted By longyard
That's a great working fixture you have created...

That's a great working fixture you have created there! What kind of part are you making?
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2018, 03:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,077
Posted By longyard
The green machine was designed by Walter Eckold. ...

The green machine was designed by Walter Eckold. If you photographed it in Poland it may have been brought there by the Russians in 1945 when many Germany plants were stripped of equipment and sent...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,077
Posted By longyard
A Visit to the Eckold Plant

While writing Book 7 in the Barton series, I was in frequent contact with Hartmut Eckold, the retired chairman of the Eckold company and son of the founder, Walter Eckold. He invited me to tour the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-30-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By longyard
Thanks Matt!

Thanks Matt!
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 03-30-2018, 03:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,548
Posted By longyard
Ditto that.:)

Ditto that.:)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-30-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By longyard
430 Stainless for Trim?

430 Series seems to be good for stainless trim. Thoughts?

https://www.onlinemetals.com/merchant.cfm?pid=9811&step=4&showunits=inches&id=826&top_cat=1
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-30-2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By longyard
Which of the 400 series is the best choice? As...

Which of the 400 series is the best choice? As I've researched 400 series, I keep running to the phrase "...not as corrosion resistant..."

I need to make a grille surround piece for a Ferrari...
Forum: Individual Classifieds 03-23-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By longyard
Sounds like a nice offer for someone with an RV.

Sounds like a nice offer for someone with an RV.
Forum: Resources - Learning Material 03-15-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,189
Posted By longyard
Lots of good info in that two volume set.

Lots of good info in that two volume set.
Forum: Introductions 03-11-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By longyard
Welcome Gary. Wayne Yankee is also in Advance,...

Welcome Gary. Wayne Yankee is also in Advance, and I'm just down the road in Winston-Salem. You'd be pleasantly surprised about how many Tar Heels are into metal shaping.
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 03-11-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,530
Posted By longyard
I've seen Chinese copies, but that was some years...

I've seen Chinese copies, but that was some years ago and they've disappeared. I'm visiting the Eckold factory in two weeks and will ask about those.
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 03-10-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,530
Posted By longyard
You would get the 20% VAT returned once it...

You would get the 20% VAT returned once it shipped out of the UK. Just saying.
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-08-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,630
Posted By longyard
Hi Ira, You're making great progress. What an...

Hi Ira, You're making great progress. What an incredible project both in conception and execution. Congrats on the shop tools, too. Lots of fun awaits. Keep posting photos!
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-03-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,031
Posted By longyard
Some very dramatic improvements of the original...

Some very dramatic improvements of the original project. Nicely done.
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