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Forum: Automotive Projects 03-13-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 866,525
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
Smart cookie. Thanks for sharing. ...

Smart cookie. Thanks for sharing.

Greetings,

Frank
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-01-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 149,770
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
Very beautiful result and good color. Are...

Very beautiful result and good color.

Are youíre going to use these rims?

Frank
Forum: Events 09-22-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,052
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
Wish I could be there. Have fun guys! Ben has...

Wish I could be there. Have fun guys! Ben has multiple Mechammer tricks up his sleeve, Iím sure.

Kind regards,

Frank
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,494
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
Hi Tim, I have the 40mm thumbnail dies with...

Hi Tim,

I have the 40mm thumbnail dies with the MH2. They work great. See some youtube videos. Iíve seen Ben succesfully play with the 40mm thumbnail dies of his Shrinky (a kind of bench size...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-08-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 264,638
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
Nice design man! Do you plan to make it...

Nice design man!

Do you plan to make it possible to drop the gearbox without having to remove the engine?

The chassis of my Cobra with Adrian Reynard chassis has this option and I was wondering...
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,590
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
RiP Ron The first book I read on...

RiP Ron

The first book I read on metalshaping was his.

Greetings

Frank
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,494
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
Well I'm biased regarding the Mechammer. But you...

Well I'm biased regarding the Mechammer. But you guys will like what Ben has in his box of tricks for you. I saw him today prepping for the trip to the States. It's amazing to see the new stuff he...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-08-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 40,950
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
Can't sit still, can you? Cool project ...

Can't sit still, can you?

Cool project

Greetings,

Frank
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-03-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 106,904
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
I love those vice-grips. Greetings, ...

I love those vice-grips.

Greetings,

Frank
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-30-2016, 11:57 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 264,638
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
Great build and cool design! Greetings, ...

Great build and cool design!

Greetings,

Frank
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-18-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,698
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
Here's a link to MM...

Here's a link to MM http://www.metalmeet.com/forum/showthread.php?t=12370 .

Peter Tommassini did a cool seven nose which is somewhere on these fora's I think. It's also in a fine book by William...
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-18-2016, 12:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,698
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
Looking good Andy. I have a 7 kitcar that I'm...

Looking good Andy. I have a 7 kitcar that I'm slowly but surely transforming into ali on MM. I did the bonnet and nose. And I'm off and on working on the back and front wings.

How are you...
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-17-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,793
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
Thanks. The second one was new to me and I...

Thanks. The second one was new to me and I already picked up some nice manual forming details.

Frank
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-12-2016, 04:43 AM
Replies: 1,954
Views: 811,525
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
Sure, But they are on MM. I hope this is...

Sure,

But they are on MM. I hope this is allowed. Otherwise I'll try to upload it.

http://www.metalmeet.com/forum/album.php?albumid=742
http://www.metalmeet.com/forum/showthread.php?t=12440
...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-12-2016, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1,954
Views: 811,525
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
Looking good Jack. Thise training wheels work....

Looking good Jack. Thise training wheels work. But if your lower has a nasty edge maybe putting in a nice releave could also be helpfull. I needed my training wheels also because the sides if my...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2016, 01:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,854
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
Hi Kent, What do you mean with a 'scatter...

Hi Kent,

What do you mean with a 'scatter shield'?

If one wire edges with only hammer and dolly, is the first bending line to 'brake' the material put in with a jenny or also with hammer and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2016, 04:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,059
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
Respect Peter! That's why they come to you. ...

Respect Peter!

That's why they come to you.

Kind regards,

Frank
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-22-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,662
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
It also depends what tip you use. With tip #2 a...

It also depends what tip you use. With tip #2 a 12" coupon could work. But I use #4 and I found practicing with small coupons confusing. But this was without a teacher, just by myself. All alone :p
...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-21-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,662
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
That looks very good. 100Amps at 0.060" sound not...

That looks very good. 100Amps at 0.060" sound not that much. But I'm very new to Tig. So does it take a few seconds before the ali melds at 100A?

What do you mean with 'scrape the filler rot'?
...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-20-2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,662
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
But what are the best tricks/settings to try and...

But what are the best tricks/settings to try and mimic a gasweld with a tig? Low amps, big blunt tip, go slow, less cleaning action)? Or just be gentle during planishing? I've got myself a tig for...
Forum: Buck Building 05-20-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 60,813
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
Six weeks !! :( I've been at it for much...

Six weeks !! :(

I've been at it for much longer and still have to weld it up.

How do you like your buck? Would you do it the same or do you have some tips?

Greetings,

Frank
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-19-2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,662
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
Hi Tom, A lighter hose set is also a good...

Hi Tom,

A lighter hose set is also a good start. I use a rather large tip 4 for 1.5mm ali. It's a soft flame that is hot enough but doesn't blow at the puddle too much. Tagging I do with the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-19-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,662
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
Is annealing a tig weld afterwards a solution? Or...

Is annealing a tig weld afterwards a solution? Or is it even not necessary?

Kind regards,

Frank
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-19-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,662
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
Hi Steve, Can you share some of those ninja...

Hi Steve,

Can you share some of those ninja tricks because I can break my tig ali welds with just two hits on a sandbag. I'm new to tig welding and thou my welds look good they break easily. My OA...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,957
Posted By Frank.de.Kleuver
LoL What are you building? A ship? Kind...

LoL

What are you building? A ship?

Kind regards,

Frank
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