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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-03-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By Walker
Replace them both, they are due.

Replace them both, they are due.
Forum: Fabrication 03-17-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,749
Posted By Walker
Hey Paul, sorry to hear about your wife. I...

Hey Paul, sorry to hear about your wife.

I sold an electric gear motor pyramid roller on ebay some years ago. I bought it for $900, used it for years, then sold it for 3 grand.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-18-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,386
Posted By Walker
Anymore, I just buy the can, pre mixed, Truefuel...

Anymore, I just buy the can, pre mixed, Truefuel stuff. It doesn't seem to go bad it the cans, and my equipment starts right up with it.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-16-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,306
Posted By Walker
Not only would I not buy one, I wouldn't even...

Not only would I not buy one, I wouldn't even click the chinese link, much less give them any payment information.
Forum: Welding 01-15-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,992
Posted By Walker
Either or. I use CO2 on all my machines, and I...

Either or. I use CO2 on all my machines, and I also have a bottle of 75/25 for when I am doing thin body sheet metal. CO2 runs me about 15 buck a fill, 75/25 runs about 85.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-07-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,293
Posted By Walker
Nice score, I am jealous of it. Very little...

Nice score,
I am jealous of it. Very little likelihood of finding them here in oiless aridzona
Forum: Fabrication 12-15-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,746
Posted By Walker
Interesting. They are about an hour and a half...

Interesting. They are about an hour and a half drive away, so we likely dont travel in the same circles.
Forum: Fabrication 12-15-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,746
Posted By Walker
Apparently it became legal this last election....

Apparently it became legal this last election. Not sure about growing it though.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-14-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,998
Posted By Walker
It might need a heavier piece of string to hold...

It might need a heavier piece of string to hold the rear axle on, heck, you might even move up to twine, or cord instead of string for added strength.:D

Honda motors are pretty good little motors...
Forum: Fabrication 12-14-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,746
Posted By Walker
Something I am unsure if I should build

I was sent some pictures today asking if I would build the steel framework for a large trampoline garden. It is apparently a recessed area covered by a trampoline and they use the underneath to grow...
Forum: Machining 11-20-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,010
Posted By Walker
I wonder if building a sled would be more...

I wonder if building a sled would be more effective on gravel.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-07-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,300
Posted By Walker
Okay, that gave me what I needed. I have a long...

Okay, that gave me what I needed. I have a long piece of 3x12 tube that will go under my forklift mast. I will just weld a padeye to hold one end of the cylinger then lift out the rod. That gets the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-06-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,300
Posted By Walker
Rebuilding hydraulic cylinders

I have to rebuild the leaking cylinder in my ironworker, a 6” bore x 18” as well as two on my tractor that are 3 and 4” x 36” or so. I have the seals for the tractor cylinders, but need to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-06-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,111
Posted By Walker
Can you explain that in a little more detail?

Can you explain that in a little more detail?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-25-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,762
Posted By Walker
Yeah, I do get in 30k a year, but my heavy towing...

Yeah, I do get in 30k a year, but my heavy towing days are pretty well over. Biggest trailer I pull is my 10K flatbed with about 8k on it. I did like the piwer in the diesels, but hated working on...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-25-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,762
Posted By Walker
My current truck is a 2013 Chebby Silverado 2500...

My current truck is a 2013 Chebby Silverado 2500 4wd extra cab standard bed with a 6.0 gas engine.
I have gone through a couple diesels and am back to the gas motor and for the most part am happy...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-25-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,762
Posted By Walker
I have been debating what to do about the long...

I have been debating what to do about the long neck of the power steering reservoir and an answer presented itself today. I will remove the reservoir and install a shorter reservoir that I found in...
Forum: Welding 09-24-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,514
Posted By Walker
Mmhmm

Mmhmm
Forum: Welding 09-23-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,514
Posted By Walker
It is best to remove the license plate before you...

It is best to remove the license plate before you ditch them in the river and claim them stolen.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-20-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,762
Posted By Walker
Here is the bracket that currently holds the...

Here is the bracket that currently holds the alternator in the bolt saddle at the top, and the power steering pump in the inverted U at the bottom. The three bolt holes in the middle and one at the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-19-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,324
Posted By Walker
First guess is lack of lubrication. Lube the...

First guess is lack of lubrication. Lube the moving parts, put some weight on it and try again.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-18-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,762
Posted By Walker
Oh no, I get it. There are so many controls and...

Oh no, I get it. There are so many controls and interlocks in the VMAC setup I can imagine how problematic it might be with both user error and system malfunctions. I am just happy this portion of it...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-18-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,762
Posted By Walker
My throttle control arrived today. I purchased an...

My throttle control arrived today. I purchased an InPower DBT-LD-02 electronic throttle speed control. I went through their website and it really wanted me to buy the $400 speed controller. The one I...
Forum: Welding 09-18-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,982
Posted By Walker
Also, think now if your needs might change again...

Also, think now if your needs might change again in the near future. Might consider going even bigger now instead of having to buy again. I have not overrun my XMT304 yet, but a/c tig would be nice....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-14-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,762
Posted By Walker
I put a new tank under my compressor a year or...

I put a new tank under my compressor a year or two ago, it is a 10 or 12 horse Kolher and the pump is a speed wire clone. Both are starting to show their age (early 80s IIRC). I think now that...
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