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Old 10-03-2020, 04:01 PM   #21
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That post maxed out on photo space
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Old 10-03-2020, 05:09 PM   #22
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I'm liking your metalworking pics. When doing a radius, do you make a gauge, or are you eyeballing it?
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Old 10-03-2020, 05:46 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by RustyIron View Post
I'm liking your metalworking pics. When doing a radius, do you make a gauge, or are you eyeballing it?
Thanks. Do you mean like the front strap? I do have pack of radius gauges. Front strap I cover in color and strop it to the line where it meets the frame flats and look for color left and density to find low spots. I have used the gauge to scrap the front strap but not as effective. By changing grits I can see the shiny spots. Just keep at it like shining shoes and changing grits.

I donít have a long thick ball end mill. Big bucks. To uniform the front strap with the mill on rotary table. I have done the above method for a long time to get the radius evened out before checkering. A sharp edged parallel bar can indicate high and lows too.

But judging by your handle, you know your way around some metal.
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