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PostPosted: September 21, 2020, 11:44 pm 
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I found a Hot Rod Magazine online article tonight that deals with making louvers by hand. It has an example of a shop-made die set the fellow profiled in the article uses. I believe it's do-able for a number of builders here. I swiped a photo from the article and it's just below showing some finished louvers:

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Here is a link to the online article.

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Damn! That front slip angle is way too large and the Ackerman is just a muddle.

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PostPosted: September 24, 2020, 7:00 am 
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Chris Runge makes them by hand too - soooo coool

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OqwjBlcRJE


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PostPosted: September 25, 2020, 11:14 am 
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Location: Cornholio OR "Where the magic happens"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OqwjBlcRJE

Dangit! Another half day lost in Youtube........

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