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    Yeah, there seems to quite a few down in that...

    Yeah, there seems to quite a few down in that area. One of mine came from the Atlanta area.

    Later Man...

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    Thanks for the nice comments... Water Jets !!!...

    Thanks for the nice comments... Water Jets !!! Now you are making me drool. Hey, I just got a plasma cutter last Summer. My mill is pretty cool but my lathes aren't the best. the stuff does what...
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    Good to hear from you... Yep, Boston is a bit of...

    Good to hear from you... Yep, Boston is a bit of a stretch but not out of the question for my travels. I hauled a small plane to Phoenix last year which is considerably over twice the distance from...
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    Whoops !!!

    Hi again Restoguy,
    I spoke too soon... After the last reply the notice of your reply showed up on my e-mail. I guess you must have just posted it right before I happened to look. Apparently the...
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    Hi Restoguy, From the viewpoint of a restorer...

    Hi Restoguy,
    From the viewpoint of a restorer your point makes sense. However that's just not what I want to do. These trucks are not restorer grade to start with. If they were I would probably...
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    I agree but my goal was to just try for the best...

    I agree but my goal was to just try for the best I can do in the warpage department. I have seen some guys do some impressive work with thin metal and TIG. I have some heavy copper ground bars that...
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    Hi John, Obviously you guys are better at this...

    Hi John,
    Obviously you guys are better at this than I am. In the old days when all I had was the gas torch that is what I used but I had a lot of styuff to hammer out. My problem withthe torch has...
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    That looks pretty good to me. That was about...

    That looks pretty good to me. That was about what I was thinking. Thanks for the picture. Every little bit helps. Hopefully when I get something done I can post some progress pictures that look...
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    Thanks Mike, I have done some limited...

    Thanks Mike,
    I have done some limited experimenting and yes, you are quite right about clean metal. Of course I have found that to be the case is all types of welding. As I pointed out above, MIG...
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    Thanks Serge, Yeah the Bridgeport was quite a...

    Thanks Serge,
    Yeah the Bridgeport was quite a project. I bought it from an industrial surplus place in Cleveland and hauled it the 180 miles home in the back of my F-350 dually. I got it for...
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    Two '53 F-100's

    Hi Folks,
    New guy here... I just recently found this site and I have been asking afew questions and lurking a bit. I saw this forum and I thought I might as well ad a little website I started for my...
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    Hi Folks, I'm rather old school in that I...

    Hi Folks,
    I'm rather old school in that I haven't done any sheet metal welding and body work for years but now that I am retired and have several projects starting, I'm getting back into it. I...
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    Thanks Serge, I'll have to do that. Dave

    Thanks Serge,
    I'll have to do that.

    Dave
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    Hi Phil, Thanks for the reply and the...

    Hi Phil,
    Thanks for the reply and the complements on the truck. Actually, the blue one is worse than it looks and the red one is better than it looks. The red one spent the first 20 years of it's...
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    Am I in the right place ???

    Hi Folks,
    As you can see by my number of posts, I'm a new guy here. I stumbled across this board whlie doing a search. I decided to join because I thought it might help with a few projects I am...
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    I was never afforded an opportunity to creat a...

    I was never afforded an opportunity to creat a profile or a signature file when registering. All I have ever seen is the registration screen. It would be hard for me to change what I never created....
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    New Guy Here...

    Hi Folks,
    I just found this forum when doing a Google search. I looked around a bit and I think it might be a lot of help to me to catch up on new techniques and various methods of doing things.
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