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Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 12-17-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Chris Bspoke
I agree with you John , getting anything chrome...

I agree with you John , getting anything chrome plated here in the uk has been a nightmare for years now due to regulations about what can't be used anymore .
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 12-15-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,493
Posted By Chris Bspoke
It will chrome plate fine John but needs someone...

It will chrome plate fine John but needs someone really good at polishing for plating as in my experience the steel will under cut where it meets the silbronze
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 172,538
Posted By Chris Bspoke
I did not have the bottom six inches of the...

I did not have the bottom six inches of the original doorskins so I thought I would fold the flange on the bottom of the door skins once they had been trial fitted to the car. The restoration place...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 172,538
Posted By Chris Bspoke
I've not been on here for a long time , but nice...

I've not been on here for a long time , but nice job on the door skins Dave ! 1980's vantage ? What most people won't realise is just how big they are about 5 years ago a friend asked me to weld a 6"...
Forum: Events 01-16-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,184
Posted By Chris Bspoke
Hi Gareth , I'm sort of up for a meet , busy as...

Hi Gareth , I'm sort of up for a meet , busy as hell with work and making bike tanks , plus the archey has taken over big time and my daughters taken it up as well and is shooting for the olympics...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 01-16-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,296
Posted By Chris Bspoke
Gas direct , do a search on them , they save me...

Gas direct , do a search on them , they save me 75% over boc ( robbing bar stewards ) , that's on rental and gas costs . When you have 12 bottles that's a lot of money a year . Boc bottles have been...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-29-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,716
Posted By Chris Bspoke
Looking good as ever Ian , can't wait to see the...

Looking good as ever Ian , can't wait to see the rest of the build .
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 04-17-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,454
Posted By Chris Bspoke
It was an absolute pleasure to meet and deal with...

It was an absolute pleasure to meet and deal with Gareth . This wheeling machine has a lot of history for me , life moves on priorities change but I know it's gone to a good home . Hopefully in the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,042
Posted By Chris Bspoke
Hi Ian you should do a search on thesamba board...

Hi Ian you should do a search on thesamba board there's a few good builds of specials on there.
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 03-01-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,454
Posted By Chris Bspoke
a couple more pics for those that have asked ...

a couple more pics for those that have asked

http://www.allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=48&pictureid=12513

http://www.allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=48&pictureid=12514
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 02-27-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,454
Posted By Chris Bspoke
Big Thankyou to the admin who sorted pics for me...

Big Thankyou to the admin who sorted pics for me ,

Open to sensible offers , pm me .

This ewheel will NOT!! Be going on evilbay as it has to go to someone who will use it and not try to make...
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 02-27-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,454
Posted By Chris Bspoke
Edwards English wheel for a uk buyer

Hi all long story short have an Edwards English wheel that has sat in the corner of our workshop for the last 8/9 years not doing anything , due to life and how it changes it's now time for it to...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,474
Posted By Chris Bspoke
tom he post's as mindover

tom he post's as mindover
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,474
Posted By Chris Bspoke
Hi all can't answer for David but he did post on...

Hi all can't answer for David but he did post on his build thread on the hamb a couple of weeks ago that he's made no progress on his build as he's flat out with customer work at the mo.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 02-06-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,927
Posted By Chris Bspoke
Hot and fast is the way to go 50 amps just ain't...

Hot and fast is the way to go 50 amps just ain't enough for 16 swg alli , having tried to zoom in on the pic again it really looks like a cold weld with the filler melting before it gets anywhere...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 02-05-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,927
Posted By Chris Bspoke
As Terry said to much gas flow can be as bad as...

As Terry said to much gas flow can be as bad as not enough , create turbulence and draws air into the area that should be shielded. Tack weld the sheet together every 1 1/2" before you run a bead if...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 02-05-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,927
Posted By Chris Bspoke
Set your balance to 70/75% Use ceriated...

Set your balance to 70/75%
Use ceriated tungstens ( I've never had any luck welding ally with zerconiated)
Drop you argon flow down to 10/12 cfm
Turn you base amps up to 80/90 and travel quicker...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-03-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,194
Posted By Chris Bspoke
Hi Craig it don't have to be a tree stump persay...

Hi Craig it don't have to be a tree stump persay just a good sized bit of hard wood .
http://www.allmetalshaping.com/showthread.php?t=361

Hopefully the link is to one way of cutting a cone shaped...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-17-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 64,079
Posted By Chris Bspoke
Hi Jordan , I would say yes...

Hi Jordan ,
I would say yes you've got what Per is saying , that is a neat quick way of laying out a cone without the trouble of some nasty math .
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-11-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,902
Posted By Chris Bspoke
Having messed around with a few old Honda tanks...

Having messed around with a few old Honda tanks it will be just about 16swg thick ( more like 1.5 mm) the weld on the seam will be the full width of the flange so grinding the edge of to drop the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-30-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,952
Posted By Chris Bspoke
Bump , any progress Tom

Bump , any progress Tom
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 07-29-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,074
Posted By Chris Bspoke
Ian , don't know your tip sizes as they differ to...

Ian , don't know your tip sizes as they differ to those in the uk but sounds like you are over over heating the tip , once you get one pop there's a good chance that you will need to clean the tip it...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,343
Posted By Chris Bspoke
Haven't watch the vid yet as my I pad won't play...

Haven't watch the vid yet as my I pad won't play it and not wanting to get this thread ot but I struggled trying to shrink tucks with wood/plastic hammers for a
long time all I seemed to do was...
Forum: Introductions 06-25-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,075
Posted By Chris Bspoke
Hi James and welcome from another uk'er just down...

Hi James and welcome from another uk'er just down the road from you .
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-24-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 112,984
Posted By Chris Bspoke
I for one would like to see how you have refined...

I for one would like to see how you have refined how you make these rad shells David as it could give us all insight as to how to make things out of fewer peices .
Cheers Chris
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