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  1. Thread: Meco Torch

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    Weld setting of 9, delay 2, sensitivity 6.

    Weld setting of 9, delay 2, sensitivity 6.
  2. Thread: Meco Torch

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    Thanks, interested to see how well it works.

    Thanks, interested to see how well it works.
  3. Thread: Meco Torch

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    I have two of the miller helmets, so I took one...

    I have two of the miller helmets, so I took one of the lenses out of the helmet, taped it to the iPhone, and propped it to the correct angle. High tech shit up here. :)

    I've heard an ND filter...
  4. Thread: Meco Torch

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    Last night I tried to tackle the wizardry of...

    Last night I tried to tackle the wizardry of filming the gas welding with the goal of better visibility of the weld puddle. This is about as close as I can get with using a iPhone camera and a...
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    Sweet!

    Sweet!
  6. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: The shoulder harness has an anchor point (1/2-13...

    The shoulder harness has an anchor point (1/2-13 lock nut) welded into the B-pillar, the retractor is inside the kick panel and shares the same anchor point with the lap belt. Hence the two...
  7. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: More progress, Mike installed the driver seat so...

    More progress, Mike installed the driver seat so we could mock up the lap belt for locating the lower escutcheon.

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  8. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Thanks! The center part (open area)...

    Thanks!

    The center part (open area) surrounding the shifter will get an aluminum panel that matches the dash insert. Power window switches will be on the rearward slope just below the lid.
  9. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Thanks for the comments guys! Picked up...

    Thanks for the comments guys!



    Picked up the console from the powder coater, the outside was done in satin black and will be covered in upholstery, the inside parts were done in wrinkle...
  10. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Dotting the i's, crossing the t's... The insert...

    Dotting the i's, crossing the t's... The insert for the bottom side of the console lid will be held in with a couple of 10-32 screws into a rivet nut. To insure the rivet nut is flush on the...
  11. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: We got the holes added in the console lid for the...

    We got the holes added in the console lid for the pocket recesses.....



    http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y167/rmccartney/1955%20Chevy%20Wagon%20Restoration%20Album%207/IMG_3848.jpg



    A...
  12. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Best wishes to everyone for a healthy and...

    Best wishes to everyone for a healthy and prosperous New Year!

    Some wagon updates, we've been tying up loose ends to get parts ready for upholstery and the roof ready for paint. With the arm...
  13. Thread: Meco Torch

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    I was asked to bend the weld sample to a complete...

    I was asked to bend the weld sample to a complete 180* to give the weld a "REAL" test. So the following video does such, please excuse the erratic movement of the camera operator, he also had to...
  14. Thread: Meco Torch

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    Compact, easy to use, one hand adjustment, etc,...

    Compact, easy to use, one hand adjustment, etc, etc. Has a nice, soft flame that doesn't push the puddle around. Local jeweler has one of these, same torch for over 42 years.. I have one of the...
  15. Thread: Meco Torch

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    Meco Torch

    Got a new addition to the shop, this Meco came from TM Technologies, or TinManTech. I got it hooked up last night and ran a couple passes.

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  16. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Today we were working on more interior parts for...

    Today we were working on more interior parts for Gary to upholster. Here is the design for the trim rings for our speakers, the cutaway shows the relief on the bottom which provides clearance for...
  17. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: More progress on the wagon, we are adding a...

    More progress on the wagon, we are adding a second interior light, so an original was sourced so they would match...

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    An update on the Biederman truck, John came...

    An update on the Biederman truck, John came across a donor truck with an authentic 1947 Galion dump body, which matches his 47 Biederman perfectly.
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  19. Thread: 1955 Wagon - Help

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    Thanks for sharing the solution!

    Thanks for sharing the solution!
  20. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: We did have the body blasted, and it did show as...

    We did have the body blasted, and it did show as a slight inward depression, which would indicate blasting from the inside. Was right in the corner of the brace and interior light intersection.. So...
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    Sticky: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTp3yWKFTdk ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTp3yWKFTdk

    Had a couple questions about the donut dolly. Basically this is just like off dolly but on steroids, as supporting the panel surrounding the hammer...
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    Sticky: I took delivery the other day on a set of slide...

    I took delivery the other day on a set of slide tracks so we used the opportunity to get the Arbor Press metalshaping dies from Pat Brubaker mounted under the table for better use of space. We used...
  23. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Thanks for following the thread!

    Thanks for following the thread!
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    Sticky: Well as normal, one change leads to one or more...

    Well as normal, one change leads to one or more others. We thought we'd test fit to check out the clearance for the hood latch striker out in front of the AC condenser.

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  25. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Our 18 Gauge upper radiator mount / core support...

    Our 18 Gauge upper radiator mount / core support cover is cut out and bent to fit. Still needs some minor trimming around the radiator top and then we’ll make some threaded spotters to mark our...
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