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by mojoe59
Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Brass Lights
Replies: 0
Views: 1585

Brass Lights

Will be at Hershey again this fall with a selection of brass accessories for sale. Also accepting brass for restoration or will buy your brass to restore . If you need glass lenses or reflectors, let me know. I re-silver the thick glass reflectors. Will be in spaces RWL 6-12. Under light post 23. Ho...
by mojoe59
Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: prestolite decal
Replies: 2
Views: 1111

prestolite decal

Does anyone know where to buy the decals for the Prestolite tanks? I am restoring some tanks and need the decals to finish them. Thanks.
by mojoe59
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Prestolite tank
Replies: 1
Views: 877

Prestolite tank

Does anyone reproduce the labels for a Prestolite tank? I am restoring a few tanks and need the labels to apply to side of tank. Thanks
by mojoe59
Thu Feb 23, 2017 4:36 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: water pump / wood spokes
Replies: 4
Views: 5562

Re: water pump / wood spokes

Jeff,
Thanks for the info. I will search it down and give it a try. Appreciate the help.
Joe
by mojoe59
Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: water pump / wood spokes
Replies: 4
Views: 5562

water pump / wood spokes

What is the best coating to use on the inside of an aluminum water pump after bead blasting to protect the metal? Is glyptal suitable? Also,
best material to fill small gaps between wood spokes near center hub. Thanks
by mojoe59
Wed Aug 06, 2014 6:36 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: cadillac auction at Hershey
Replies: 2
Views: 3432

cadillac auction at Hershey

Here is an idea regarding the auction. Have the auction during the evening so more people can attend. More importantly, no matter when the auction is held, do not release the items until say Friday afternoon. The reason for this is that the big parts dealers can't buy up the inventory and haul it to...
by mojoe59
Thu May 15, 2014 6:25 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: want ads criticism
Replies: 1
Views: 2353

want ads criticism

I just read the want ads for the HCCA website. It seems to me that if you are looking for a supplier for your business, I do not think it necessary to bad mouth anyone who you may have a beef with. I have used Carters Clock Glass many times along with hundeds if not thousand of other people over the...
by mojoe59
Sun Nov 17, 2013 4:51 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Brass Restoration Tips
Replies: 4
Views: 6700

Re: Brass Restoration Tips

Brazing rod seems thick in diameter to melt onto thin sheet brass like a light. Do they make a fine brass wire that wouldn't take as much flame to braze the crack on a light. I was thinking of something like the wire on a mig welder but am not sure if that is available in brass. Also, what would you...
by mojoe59
Sun Nov 17, 2013 1:25 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Brass Restoration Tips
Replies: 4
Views: 6700

Re: Brass Restoration Tips

Can you tell me how to repair small cracks/tears in brass lights? Also, are the Bismuth alloys re-usable for other molds
Thanks,
Joe
by mojoe59
Thu Mar 21, 2013 2:30 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: convex lens
Replies: 1
Views: 2272

convex lens

Looking for some suppliers for convex lenses fo brass lights.
Thanks