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Help! Shaping Tank Corners


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Aug 18, 2006
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Before I build the ends of my smoke tank and fuel tank I have been practicing on scrap .050"x 5052 rounding the corners with a lot of frustration. I'm using a plastic head mallet and have tried to be as careful as I can when shaping the alum around the corners but I always get wrinkles in the metal that I can't work out. Looking at Manuel Benito's photos in the gallery, he seems to have no problem working the metal around the corners. He is my hero. What am I doing wrong?

Edited by: AlRice

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