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Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 08-17-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Short answer is because I was a dumbass. ...

Short answer is because I was a dumbass.


It sounds so easy when you say it now. Unfortunately, when I was at that point no one was telling me I was screwing up. I guess they 'ASSUMEd' I knew...
Forum: Introductions 08-16-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Welcome back Richard! I was wondering about you...

Welcome back Richard! I was wondering about you the other day. Richard goes WAAAAAY back to the MSA days and he (I helped a tiny bit) measured ewheel stiffness back in 2002 at the first MetalMeet. ...
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 08-16-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Rick, I do a couple things that, for me help...

Rick, I do a couple things that, for me help with FSPs


1- I always punch 3 asymmetrical holes in the FSP and mark through the holes to the panel. The marks will move as you put shape in the...
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 08-16-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I disagree (respectfully:)). Especially if you're...

I disagree (respectfully:)). Especially if you're shaping out of arrangement. About 15 years ago, I was at an event and Grant Gleeser had his Model T coupe body there. There were several teams...
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 08-15-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
There are a thousand ways to shape metal. Wray's...

There are a thousand ways to shape metal. Wray's is one, Peters is one, Kent's is one, xyz;s is one. Whatever works for you.

The nice thing about flexible shape patterns, and I'm a believer, is...
Forum: Introductions 08-01-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Welcome back Stuart.

Welcome back Stuart.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-29-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 389,019
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Holy Cow Jack! The proportions are...

Holy Cow Jack! The proportions are just...well...perfection.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-27-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,371
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Brycen, that is some very nice work.

Brycen, that is some very nice work.
Forum: Introductions 07-26-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Nice work Brycen. I think I've seen your car in...

Nice work Brycen. I think I've seen your car in magazines or on the net.
Forum: Tutorials 07-23-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Wray Schelin's ProShaper videos

Some of us oldtimers in the internet metalshaping forums will remember Wray Schelin. Wray was and is a MASTER shaper. Wray was one of my mentors and was the lead technical contributor on the old...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-17-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 185,141
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I Love it!

I Love it!
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-16-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
That would probably have been the Jay Hayes kits....

That would probably have been the Jay Hayes kits. Depending on how you built the frame, it will fit but the linkage will need an adapter because the motor is about 1 1/2" shorter. Also the tooling...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-15-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 389,019
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I love it! Have you had it outside so you can...

I love it! Have you had it outside so you can take some better photos showing the whole car from various angles?
Forum: Buck Building 07-10-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,533
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
That's the best looking buck I've ever seen!

That's the best looking buck I've ever seen!
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-07-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I'd do #2 for sure. The strength of each flange...

I'd do #2 for sure. The strength of each flange is not going to allow that curve to change as the other flange changes when you shrink it.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-02-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 389,019
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Thanks Jack. I think I'm just clamping too hard.

Thanks Jack. I think I'm just clamping too hard.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-02-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 389,019
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Jack, can you talk a bit about how you use the...

Jack, can you talk a bit about how you use the panel bond? I've used it a couple times and had failures. I roughed up the surface, cleaned with wax and grease remover, and clamped. Obviously, I'm...
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 07-02-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,638
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Over the years I owned Imperial Wheeling...

Over the years I owned Imperial Wheeling Machines, I purchased about 400 sets of anvils from Joe through the 3 different companies (CNC Solutions, Hoosier Pattern, and Hoosier Profiles). We had our...
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 07-01-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,638
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Sad News: Hoosier Profiles closing at the end of the year.

Joe Andrews just made this post on Facebook:





This is terrible news for the metalshaping community. To my knowledge there is NOBODY that comes close in terms of quality, regardless of...
Forum: Events 07-01-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,034
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Photos...take photos!

Photos...take photos!
Forum: Introductions 07-01-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Welcome Kayne. I'm just north of Huntsville.

Welcome Kayne. I'm just north of Huntsville.
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-27-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 389,019
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
it just keeps getting better.....

it just keeps getting better.....
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-26-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 229,703
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
Really impressive work Nick!

Really impressive work Nick!
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-20-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
I've been watching his build on Facebook. He's...

I've been watching his build on Facebook. He's an impressive shaper for sure.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-20-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By Kerry Pinkerton
you don't need that big. You sheet metal is 48"...

you don't need that big. You sheet metal is 48" wide. Make a 26F clone. Work to the middle and then turn the sheet around. If you run across some larger steel tubing, use the calculator to...
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