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[AMPS] Metalworking Questions

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Subject: [AMPS] Metalworking Questions
From: (John / NS1Z)
Date: Fri, 05 Feb 1999 21:38:49 +0000
I'm sure there are more sophisticated sources but I purchased my metal
brake from the J.C. Whitney automotive catalog. It is aluminum and quite
simple. I have used it a bit (more than I wanted to as it appears I am a
slow learner...) and it does a good job. Not for heavy metal (Led Zeppelin,
Ozzy etc) but for cabinet metal it works for me...

At 10:52 AM 2/5/99 -0600, Strohm, Jim wrote:
>Ah.  Another potential victim.
>Try this:
>Jim N6OTQ
>-----Original Message-----
>From: John Kay []
>Sent: Friday, February 05, 1999 6:17 AM
>Subject: [AMPS] Metalworking Questions
>OK guys.  While some of you were in metal shop, I was in band.  I figure
>it might be handy to learn how to make small brackets, maybe bend metal
>for cabinets, chassis, covers, etc. (Especially for Amp projects)  The
>"construction techniques" chapter of the handbook seems lacking in this
>area.  Are there any good references for a late learner to pick up some
>of this info/techniques/tools/jargon?
>I seem to remember back in the 80's (??) in the ham magazines a small,
>simple (and cheap) metal brake for bending light guage steel and
>aluminum just for this purpose.  Anybody got any ideas if anything like
>this is still available?
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          John Wilcox  NS1Z
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            871 Route 120
        Rumford, ME 04276-3836

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