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by gandrfab
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Alloy Shop Talk
Topic: 5052 H32 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 811

Re: 5052 H32 ?

Solutions, This'll happen.
by gandrfab
Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Alloy Shop Talk
Topic: 5052 H32 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 811

Re: 5052 H32 ?

I don't have any Simple Green. I always have lacquer thinner in the shop. I might make some test trays, it does have my interest. But lazy will most likely win. One of the 1st places I worked a guy was making a drop in roof pan for a van that couldn't leak. He kept taking the box outside and filling...
by gandrfab
Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Alloy Shop Talk
Topic: 5052 H32 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 811

Re: 5052 H32 ?

I can't feel or see pitting, I'll assume it's just discoloration.
As far as tests go they will have to wait, the pipe bender is going back together.

Thanks, every time you post I learn something.
by gandrfab
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Alloy Shop Talk
Topic: 5052 H32 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 811

5052 H32 ?

I'm replacing the cracked plastic tank on my hydraulic bender. I cut, DA'd, welded and filled the bottom 5 pieces of 1/8" aluminum with water last night. i come in today to check for leaks and dump the water to find what looks like the start of pitting. It is city water. I wasn't expecting to see th...
by gandrfab
Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: Welcome New Members
Topic: Hello again.
Replies: 3
Views: 356

Re: Hello again.

I still haven't been much for taking pictures. Mostly repair since moving. I have bent 1" x 1.5" and 2" oval with the 3/4" pipe dies up to 90° making tower steps. I have never tried bending 3" or 4" oval. I saw a picture of Jettys boat with a half top on facebook. I was thinking a T-top would be a m...
by gandrfab
Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Welcome New Members
Topic: Hello again.
Replies: 3
Views: 356

Hello again.

Feels like I should start over it's been so long. 1st WTF did Jettywolf do to his boat? I'm still doing the boat T-top and tower work. Had to relocate my shop from Sanford Fl and I moved to a small airport hangar in Edgewater Fl. Last shop was 25'x100' with a 13'wX14'tall door new shop is 50'x50' wi...
by gandrfab
Thu Dec 22, 2016 7:55 am
Forum: Alloy Shop Talk
Topic: Zodiac RIB
Replies: 4
Views: 724

Re: Zodiac RIB

So I'm selling R of the RIB and a decent steel painted trailer .
I guess it's 16' OA inflated.
by gandrfab
Wed Dec 21, 2016 12:55 pm
Forum: Alloy Shop Talk
Topic: Zodiac RIB
Replies: 4
Views: 724

Zodiac RIB

Is it worth repairing the inflatable or getting a new inflatable for the hull.
It is leaking at the seems.
by gandrfab
Thu Apr 21, 2016 10:29 am
Forum: Sittin' on the Dock
Topic: Random humor thread
Replies: 39
Views: 5814

Re: Random humor thread

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by gandrfab
Wed Apr 06, 2016 10:18 am
Forum: Sittin' on the Dock
Topic: Random humor thread
Replies: 39
Views: 5814

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by gandrfab
Tue Mar 15, 2016 10:09 am
Forum: Sittin' on the Dock
Topic: Random humor thread
Replies: 39
Views: 5814

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by gandrfab
Fri Mar 04, 2016 5:08 pm
Forum: Sittin' on the Dock
Topic: Random humor thread
Replies: 39
Views: 5814

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by gandrfab
Mon Feb 22, 2016 8:36 am
Forum: Sittin' on the Dock
Topic: Random humor thread
Replies: 39
Views: 5814

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by gandrfab
Sat Feb 20, 2016 11:52 am
Forum: Sittin' on the Dock
Topic: Random humor thread
Replies: 39
Views: 5814

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by gandrfab
Tue Feb 09, 2016 2:16 pm
Forum: Sittin' on the Dock
Topic: Random humor thread
Replies: 39
Views: 5814

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by gandrfab
Mon Feb 08, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Your thoughts and input on a 16 foot skiff for a noob.
Replies: 11
Views: 2681

Re: Your thoughts and input on a 16 foot skiff for a noob.

I have a 17' flat bottom boat, that has seen 3' +, have to pull the throttle back. I imagine a cat would take it better.
by gandrfab
Fri Jan 29, 2016 10:36 am
Forum: Sittin' on the Dock
Topic: Different kind of metal hope you enjoy.
Replies: 0
Views: 633

Different kind of metal hope you enjoy.

No that is not my work.

Just a link, thread has gone 5 pages so far.

http://forums.accuratereloading.com/...3761057511/p/1
by gandrfab
Mon Jan 25, 2016 10:01 am
Forum: Sittin' on the Dock
Topic: Random humor thread
Replies: 39
Views: 5814

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by gandrfab
Thu Jan 07, 2016 7:32 am
Forum: Sittin' on the Dock
Topic: Random humor thread
Replies: 39
Views: 5814

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by gandrfab
Wed Dec 30, 2015 12:00 pm
Forum: Sittin' on the Dock
Topic: Random humor thread
Replies: 39
Views: 5814

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by gandrfab
Sat Dec 19, 2015 10:02 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: This looks neet
Replies: 0
Views: 501

This looks neet

by gandrfab
Wed Nov 25, 2015 2:51 pm
Forum: Sittin' on the Dock
Topic: Random humor thread
Replies: 39
Views: 5814

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by gandrfab
Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:26 pm
Forum: Sittin' on the Dock
Topic: Random humor thread
Replies: 39
Views: 5814

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by gandrfab
Tue Nov 17, 2015 10:42 am
Forum: Alloy Shop Talk
Topic: Bow Eye Welding
Replies: 10
Views: 1752

Re: Bow Eye Welding

Challenge wrote:Thanks for the feedback, I ordered the eye and will post pictures when it comes in. Also when my prop is done I will speak with him about his welding experience, I know he welds outboard and I/O skegs...

Cheers

Rick
If he does that successfully he has the talent to weld a bow eye on.
by gandrfab
Sat Nov 14, 2015 9:10 am
Forum: Alloy Shop Talk
Topic: Anyone build a trailer?
Replies: 21
Views: 2342

Re: Anyone build a trailer?

The axles are out their.
I used to build road striping equipment.
Boss would get 12K single axles for us to put under the trailers.
So the trailers loaded could make sharp turns.