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Forum: Introductions 09-11-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Welcome to the group, we have several...

Hi,

Welcome to the group, we have several airplane guys here.

Bill
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,203
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Very cool piece, Congratulations on MSOM. ...

Hi,
Very cool piece, Congratulations on MSOM.

Bill
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,031
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, It make sense, will give it a try. ...

Hi,
It make sense, will give it a try.

Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,031
Posted By BTromblay
Thank you for sharing, you did a very nice job....

Thank you for sharing, you did a very nice job. I think I have to work on my patience :lol::lol::lol:
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,031
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, We have powder coated aircraft parts in...

Hi,

We have powder coated aircraft parts in the past, with little issue. For us, it depends on the application. We will powder coat items that are not essential for flight. We don't want a crack...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,031
Posted By BTromblay
Thanks Peter, For the finish work, you...

Thanks Peter,
For the finish work, you recommend using a polished flipper, to knock down the highs. Would you support the back side, while using the flipper.

I'm making the same nose bowl for...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,031
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, I would be curious to see how well the...

Hi,

I would be curious to see how well the part polishes up. Would you see the little lows in a polished part?

Thx
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,031
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Thank you for all the responces. I had...

Hi,

Thank you for all the responces. I had not heard of using the flat of my hand, towls, leather or tape to help feel the surface better. I will give it a try, on my next project. I will order...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,031
Posted By BTromblay
Getting all the dents out?

Hi,

I have a question. In the last three weeks, I had to fix two separate airplane crash parts, no one was hurt in either accident. In both accidents, the airplanes thin aluminum (3003 x .040"),...
Forum: Announcements 09-01-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,376
Posted By BTromblay
Hi Will, Congratulations on the paint work,...

Hi Will,

Congratulations on the paint work, have fun tomorrow at the track.

Bill
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,538
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Very nice work, I like your planish...

Hi,

Very nice work, I like your planish hammer mount very much. Can you talk more about the secret die design?

Also, does anyone know the dates of the Oblong event?

Thanks,

Bill
Forum: Introductions 08-19-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Welcome to the group, there are several...

Hi,

Welcome to the group, there are several airplane guys on here.

Bill
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 08-08-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By BTromblay
:D:D:D Hi, it is always interesting to see the...

:D:D:D
Hi, it is always interesting to see the different ways that people do something, but all end with the same results.

With .050" aluminum I would set the current around 50amps-ish. Start...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-31-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,082
Posted By BTromblay
Hi Leif, On the first reverse curve I had...

Hi Leif,

On the first reverse curve I had done, I learned a valuable lesson. A critical point of a reverse is the no blow or what I call the neutral zone. The neutral zone is the low spot thru the...
Forum: Introductions 07-13-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, welcome to the group. Bill

Hi, welcome to the group.

Bill
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-11-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 38,411
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Congratulations on the Metal shaper of...

Hi,

Congratulations on the Metal shaper of the month, I like your truck project.

Cheers

Bill
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-07-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 418,486
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, We use aviation gas 100LL (Low Lead) for...

Hi,
We use aviation gas 100LL (Low Lead) for engines that sit a lot as the fuel doesn't go bad. Most airport will fill a five gallon container if you tell them what it is for.

Very nice...
Forum: Introductions 07-01-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By BTromblay
Welcome to the group, there are several airplane...

Welcome to the group, there are several airplane guys on here.

Bill
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 06-30-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,008
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Turn the gas flow up real high, strike...

Hi,

Turn the gas flow up real high, strike an arc, left off the pedal and check for gas flow. You should feel it.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-21-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,271
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, I'm interested in seeing your tank for...

Hi,

I'm interested in seeing your tank for the Ducati. I have a 1994 Ducati 900 SS that I have modified quiet a bit, I would like to see how the tank design fits with the rest of the bike style....
Forum: Buck Building 06-11-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,670
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, I had heard that Great Stuff spray foam...

Hi,

I had heard that Great Stuff spray foam works good for gluing foam together. I have not tried it for my self, so please try it first.

B
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-10-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,425
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, I think you could clamp on 1/8" of...

Hi,

I think you could clamp on 1/8" of material and bend it. All depends on its length and thinckness.

B
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,571
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, Sorry I didn't get a better picture,...

Hi,

Sorry I didn't get a better picture, will try to take one tomorrow.

B
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-08-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,425
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, I have the Baileigh Model BB-4816M 220...

Hi,

I have the Baileigh Model BB-4816M 220 volt machine and I love it, it has become my "go to" machine for bending. I work with aluminum 99% of the time and have little, to no issues. I think the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,571
Posted By BTromblay
Hi, The ball roller for the E-wheel is using...

Hi,

The ball roller for the E-wheel is using a 3" dia ball bearing from Mc Master Carr. The holder I designed and machined, the ID matchs the ball radius for only 1/8" contact area. The ball rolls...
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