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Forum: Fabrication 01-08-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By RED caddy
As the stomach churns, I was informed today that...

As the stomach churns, I was informed today that I can't SELL anybody a few gallons of diesel, out of my X-fer tank. (it's not even installed and working yet)

The company lawyer claims it's a...
Forum: Fabrication 01-05-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By RED caddy
Yep, the plan is fleshing out nicely, still...

Yep, the plan is fleshing out nicely, still thinking about welding in a bung, at the bottom corner of the tank, to save all the fabricobbling thru the top bung.

Any thoughts? (the tank is clean...
Forum: Fabrication 01-05-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By RED caddy
WOW, that's the kind of response I knew I'd get....

WOW, that's the kind of response I knew I'd get. Thank you boy's.

The Isuzu is a mechanical fuel pump, so the kit's from Northern are a non starter. After hearing the sad tails of fuel on the...
Forum: Fabrication 01-04-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By RED caddy
WTF, 150 views and only one smartazzed post? yous...

WTF, 150 views and only one smartazzed post? yous guys are beginning to shake my faith in the curmudgeon/old fart portion of the population, the majority of which resides here...

C'mon now, think,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-04-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 867
Posted By RED caddy
Hey Ron, have you heard that old saying "Don't be...

Hey Ron, have you heard that old saying "Don't be an asshat all your life, take the rest of the day off"?

Just checkin'



RED just an old sheepdog, goin' fer the cheap laugh.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-02-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By RED caddy
Chris, that's a long video, not particularly...

Chris, that's a long video, not particularly commercially slick and smoothed out, but it came across, to me, very believable. Using Hydrogen, a renewable, to efficiently charge LI batteries (long...
Forum: Fabrication 01-02-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By RED caddy
Diesel X-fer tank and pump ?

All right then, My, new to me, 88 gallon, "L" shaped transfer tank is out for blast and paint, so it's time to bench race the pump and plumbing.

I've been looking at the Roughneck tank and drum...
Forum: Welding 12-28-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,028
Posted By RED caddy
Well, we seem to have beat this good horse to...

Well, we seem to have beat this good horse to death.

Just to put the proverbial Evenrude in the barrel, Let's put MAPP gas into the mix. I find it hotter, faster, cleaner and cost effective as...
Forum: Fabrication 12-09-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,379
Posted By RED caddy
As an unrelated aside, I too got caught with that...

As an unrelated aside, I too got caught with that sucker bet from Northern. I canceled the order, as you did. Still waiting for the fee to be returned to my card.

I should have known better, years...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-04-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By RED caddy
I keep one in the road bag, along with an impact...

I keep one in the road bag, along with an impact (hammer powered) driver with screw bits and a 3/8 drive adapter, for impact sockets. Both have come thru for me , in a pinch. Mobil high temp (the red...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-15-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By RED caddy
When I built my shop, has it been that long ago?,...

When I built my shop, has it been that long ago?, I put 2 X 2 receiver stock, welded to a plate with a lift out cover, vertically in the slab, with the open/bottom in the dirt, under the 6 inch slab....
Forum: Machining 11-15-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,147
Posted By RED caddy
I had to wait for the wind to die down. YOU...

I had to wait for the wind to die down. YOU REALLY DO SUCK, And I already have a mill...Just not as capable as that one.

RED the sheepdog
Forum: Fabrication 11-13-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,379
Posted By RED caddy
Well, I get the rough neighborhood, My Mom didn't...

Well, I get the rough neighborhood, My Mom didn't have that problem. I had it here when I bought the little corner lot I live on now. We have managed to thin out the asshats and except for a small...
Forum: Fabrication 11-13-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,379
Posted By RED caddy
Spencer, I think we suffer from the same malady,...

Spencer, I think we suffer from the same malady, Over think, over redgineer,(ie redneck engineer) way overbuild.

A store bought set of folding ramps, a drop in, power in power out, remote control,...
Forum: Fabrication 11-13-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,379
Posted By RED caddy
more pictures of the few modifications I made....

more pictures of the few modifications I made. Modified drop in post, nylon on top to take the weight while turning/swinging. bar to stop post from turning. Strap in place of wire/cable, a bit of...
Forum: Fabrication 11-13-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,379
Posted By RED caddy
+2 Robb, I mounted one on a reinforced pad on my...

+2 Robb, I mounted one on a reinforced pad on my Juan ton. Easy on/off and stow, replaced all the bolts with pins and hairpins, quick break down. Handiest piece I ever screwed to a truck. Big Red is...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-28-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By RED caddy
Ron, should I change from Shell Rotella, for the...

Ron, should I change from Shell Rotella, for the short term savings or just keep using from my 55 gal drum?

RED the cheap
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-25-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By RED caddy
+2, 4 or 5 years ago, I was given several...

+2,

4 or 5 years ago, I was given several sets of 8 foot tall, 8 foot long, 24 inch deep racking and 20 extra rails, I haven't been able to find any more end stands/connector supports in 24 inch...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-13-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,389
Posted By RED caddy
I'm about 45 miles from the scene of the crime. A...

I'm about 45 miles from the scene of the crime. A little over 36 hours ago, I offered my shop as a rescue point, if AAA would kindly drag it to me.

At the moment, all my tow rigs are running, so...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-03-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By RED caddy
Yep, me too. There was one in the "buster Brown"...

Yep, me too. There was one in the "buster Brown" shoe store in my home town. Right between WT Grants and The Boston store, on state Street.

In my Tweens, we used to sneak in without our parents...
Forum: Fabrication 09-16-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,268
Posted By RED caddy
I have to report a MAJOR clean shop foul. There...

I have to report a MAJOR clean shop foul. There is clean flat surface on the bottom, no tanglefoot, trip hazard's or slippery spots. In the background, there is a surplus of clean flat un cluttered...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-06-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 927
Posted By RED caddy
I believe Walker's info is correct, but the ease...

I believe Walker's info is correct, but the ease of handling and longevity of storage, with out degradation, makes LPG or LNG a hands down winner.

I like to split the units on a portable setup....
Forum: Fabrication 09-02-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,402
Posted By RED caddy
Pretty damn good, for an HT2, did you take the...

Pretty damn good, for an HT2, did you take the exam in Aug?

RED
Forum: Fabrication 08-29-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,402
Posted By RED caddy
Ron, you sure that ain't a shipyard print? ...

Ron, you sure that ain't a shipyard print?

Looks like the exact right amount of fabbin' in Georgia, Addel dew et.

Fer my nickel, you ain't never out of style in basic black.

RED the sheepdog
Forum: Welding 08-29-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,170
Posted By RED caddy
When I was welding for a living, My lifestyle...

When I was welding for a living, My lifestyle would occasionally lead to a buzzy head, severe tremors and extreme sensitivity to light, right about the time I showed up for work.

When I was "on...
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