My favorite area of work is Metal  

 

220Swift
(@220swift)
Joined:6 months  ago
Posts: 6
January 26, 2018 14:40  

Yep been working with metal for 45 plus years ,weld it ,turn it ,burn it , bend it ,mill it ,dose not matter to me

its all good .

engine builder by trade ,so I  hone a lot of it  also .

Airguns are a hobby for me.

tried loading photos from the computer no luck

 


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robnewyork
(@robnewyork)
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Posts: 31
January 26, 2018 14:49  

haven't seen your user name in quite some time , maybe 4-5 yrs.welcome back


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220Swift
(@220swift)
Joined:6 months  ago
Posts: 6
January 26, 2018 15:37  

F06E3A18-FE41-4A80-82DD-C283737AA25977C77CEB-7428-489F-BD50-B811618FB156AFF8C728-7566-44F7-9283-90F8FB2DCC2FF770200E-0072-4FC7-9A8F-92567D5DD6596148CAB4-5035-4813-8A49-EAA7E0DCC1312DDD37C7-7466-4E8A-A57E-1971933C8EA7Yes haven’t posted on the yellow in a while not much Airgun stuff lately

but I do watch the forums and try to keep track  on the latest things 38217F8A-A420-4BD1-8C61-78DFC4045FD4


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chphoo
(@chphoo)
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Posts: 1
January 29, 2018 12:39  

Nice setup.


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dbeaner
(@dbeaner)
Joined:5 months  ago
Posts: 1
March 2, 2018 15:05  

beautiful work.. I have a small project that has been stuck in my head for a while.

I have a aluminum part that needs some machine 'expertise'.  Its a small stabilizer for a pistol that I want to add some factory weights without ruining the whole thing..

if I could figure out how to pm you or get info without hitting up the whole forum, I would.

thanks

dean

 


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Gratewhitehuntr
(@gratewhitehuntr)
Joined:5 months  ago
Posts: 109
March 3, 2018 09:40  

Nice!

Last week a couple rednecks down the street enlisted me to "help hold" a Chebby big block they were itching to fire for the first time.

Floppy engine stand, throttle happy crackers...and a funnel of gas hanging off the shelf...

(psst...hey buddy....psst... take your hand off the headers...no you can't hold it there, trust me)

 

I see some of dem Chebby guys been working out eh? Yah... good idea to be in shape if YOU KNOW you're gonna have to walk 😉

 

Another guy I just met (through the "wife from Philippines network")  is a airboat mechanic (certified) and was bitchin about the 502s they're getting that need complete disassembly and re-machined before entering service.

Totally out of balance, valves.... don't even wanna talk about THAT... and even one with random compression..... meh.... what's 15%?... it'll go 100,000 miles! (says the BS salesman)

 

Porting chainsaw jugs has got SOooooo much easier with a mill, F ---> dremels.

2 hours? try 20 mins! woot!

 

Ok I'm done....  wrong forum (he started it)

 

Wait.... no I'm not.

The scariest thing happened the other day....

I was holding an Eaton M90 (have 3 of them) and walked past my F-150 with 4.9 I6....

and set it down on the upper intake..... oh crap.... the pulleys line up almost perfect..... just need a second belt and crank pulley to accommodate ... K6 belt... childsplay

Word on the street is that the 4.9 can handle 6psi like a champ........ even worse.... turbos are cheap and EASY to plumb on straight motors... and the ACTUAL word on the street is that the 4.9 can handle 8psi.

What have I done  to myself????? 😉

 

 

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hddriver1
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Joined:5 months  ago
Posts: 8
March 9, 2018 17:53  

Hey 220swift,

What happened to theAirgunAdvice forum? Bummed me out when I went to it and it was gone. I know, probably a pain with all that you do and taking care of a forum too. I love your work by the way, so please keep posting your stuff here.

Thank you

PatrickB


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220Swift
(@220swift)
Joined:6 months  ago
Posts: 6
March 16, 2018 21:52  

Yea it bums me out that AG advice is gone ,it got to be where there was no one really posting and the owner did not want to continue

then when photo buckit took a shit it all went down hill fast after that

Im here and on AGN now

 

 


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hddriver1
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Joined:5 months  ago
Posts: 8
March 28, 2018 09:54  

Ok, glad to hear it, I belong to AGNation as well. I’ll keep my eyes open for you over there. I really do love your work, some of the best around imho.

pat


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