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Old 06-04-2012, 10:19 AM
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I've never used a shrinking hammer, I have read that they don't work. there is quite a bit of metal work info posted on this site, do some searches, also check out the metal formers sites, Metalmeet , metal shapers etc, I use a torch for bad deformations, heating the spot about the size of a dime to a dull red then hammer and dolly it down,cool repeat at a new spot will pull down the bad spots but " Kill" the metal in that spot, I have a small shrinking disc made from a SS plumbing cleanout cover. the shrinking disc is usually after you have done quite a bit of work on a bad panel.
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