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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-16-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By okdirt
Ut oh,not going to be one from a salvage. EPA...

Ut oh,not going to be one from a salvage.
EPA will hang them if they sell one except for recycling.
Guess she'll get a good sized universal and I'll deal with the ECM if I have to.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-16-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By okdirt
No checks here,state even did away with the old...

No checks here,state even did away with the old safety inspection years ago. Just a little concerned that removal of it will cause the ECM to go nuts and have to be reprogrammed. Think today I'll see...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-15-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By okdirt
Strangest bearing squall ever

04,Ford F250 Super duty, 5.4l gas auto 4x4 389k moles
I have had a awful squall at certain rpm in all gears and on start up for the last week in this truck. It has gotten slightly worse. Truly...
Forum: Machining 04-09-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,173
Posted By okdirt
thanks

No wonder I couldn't find it !!!!!
That's the one I was wanting. Thank you guys and gals.:D
Forum: Machining 04-08-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,173
Posted By okdirt
Propeller Finish

I know I've seen a thread on how to make a propeller finish at one time or another on here. Damned if I can find it, ok I gave up after looking at 15 pages of the search.
Want to do it on some...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-04-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,132
Posted By okdirt
Who did you get screews from that cheap ? My...

Who did you get screews from that cheap ? My building supplier gets $20.00 per 250 and the lumber yard is about $35.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-23-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,594
Posted By okdirt
AHHHH, oops factor :) I will agree that ...

AHHHH, oops factor :)

I will agree that there are more factors than I stated in my first post. Lord knows that the likely hood of a pothole on a Oklahoma road is not a possability but a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-22-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,594
Posted By okdirt
Trailer axle rating

Where did the weight rating for trailer axles come from and what does it really mean ?

We all know that just because a trailer has 2 8000 lb axles that it will not safely handle a 16000 lb...
Forum: Fabrication 04-23-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,893
Posted By okdirt
I've been following this thread but I got behind,...

I've been following this thread but I got behind, fabricating the red iron for my new shop:).
Since I seem to have come up with some extra 12x 11.8 wide flange ( mobile home frame) I have decided...
Forum: Welding 02-12-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,386
Posted By okdirt
Good news, we have a 250 amp portable mig!!!! ...

Good news, we have a 250 amp portable mig!!!! Smooth as glass too, the hot gun i can live with.
The bad news is i had to order a gas valve for it, got tired of messing around trying to get the old...
Forum: Welding 02-11-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,386
Posted By okdirt
That's what i thought, i'd have a hot gun, which...

That's what i thought, i'd have a hot gun, which for the price i can live with.
The gun plug is a 2 pin flat,control power is provided from the feeder unit.

Maybe this afternoon i can plug the...
Forum: Welding 02-10-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,386
Posted By okdirt
Thanks for locating the paperwork, was looking at...

Thanks for locating the paperwork, was looking at the lincoln stuff and agree with you.
I guess what it boils down to is, what does the two pin twist lock and contactor in the power sorce doand is...
Forum: Welding 02-10-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,386
Posted By okdirt
Ok I is in luck, and not loosing what little...

Ok I is in luck, and not loosing what little brain i have left. The Bobcat is cc and cv but has no 14 pin. The Lincoln is a TM 300, haven't checked to see if it's cv or cc yet.

The 10 E feeder is...
Forum: Welding 02-10-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,386
Posted By okdirt
Miller 10E feeder

I picked up a Miller CP200 and 10E feeder on the cheap recently, 3 phase. Wondering just how i might use the feeder on the Bobcat 250 and/or a 300 amp Lincoln shop machine.

Correct me if I'm wrong...
Forum: Welding 08-26-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,262
Posted By okdirt
Hear Hear for Walker, As I remember my kid passed...

Hear Hear for Walker, As I remember my kid passed his first 4 pipeline cert. tests with my Miller bobcat. It"s the man not the color of the machine.

But my next question is: What about the guns...
Forum: Welding 08-22-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,262
Posted By okdirt
It's only money right ? :devil: sounds like...

It's only money right ? :devil:

sounds like it's time to go shopping for a bigger machine. At least I'm not in a big hurry and am still able to produce parts with what i have. Think I'll keep the...
Forum: Welding 08-20-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,262
Posted By okdirt
The thought of a new machine has crossed my mind ...

The thought of a new machine has crossed my mind :devil:

Looked at the Lincoln 255 (i THink it was ) mainly because i have wonderful support from my material supplier who also deals Lincoln. Have...
Forum: Welding 08-20-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,262
Posted By okdirt
A Miller Mig Question

I have millermatic 185 that I use with .030 and .035 wire on Co2/Argon fabbing fence H-braces ( stretcher posts ). I usually use .035,which gives me fair speed and good weld quality, but will use...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-17-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,668
Posted By okdirt
I have a 82 Chevy C70 with Dayton splits that I...

I have a 82 Chevy C70 with Dayton splits that I mount myself.( tight aXX)Was taught the chain trick as a kid on wheat harvest,as well as the clip on air chuck with remote valve, $5 3/8" harbor...
Forum: Fabrication 03-24-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,702
Posted By okdirt
Welcome, try Wheeler Metals in Muskogee,I know...

Welcome, try Wheeler Metals in Muskogee,I know they have some light ones for post caps for sure. You also might try Practical Engineering in Tulsa I know they will have some and will sell to you as...
Forum: Welding 03-16-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,493
Posted By okdirt
For what it's worth,on my old trusty Handler...

For what it's worth,on my old trusty Handler 120,the feed motor contactor gets dirty and causes similar troubles. I just open it up and give the contacts a cleaning when it does and problems solved...
Forum: Fabrication 02-28-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,783
Posted By okdirt
That's what I ilike best about you'all,there"s...

That's what I ilike best about you'all,there"s always someone in the bunch that's been there and done that. Trouble is now I have seen some great options and have to ponder them for a while !:D
...
Forum: Fabrication 02-27-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,783
Posted By okdirt
Bi-Fold shop Doors

I have a situation on the planned addition to my shop where I cannot use a sliding door,or a roll up,and I don't care to burn head room with an overhead.

So the thought came to me to do a bi-fold,...
Forum: Machining 01-18-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,844
Posted By okdirt
I agree with Terry, Never saw a thing that died...

I agree with Terry, Never saw a thing that died from over lubrication. Except an electric motor that is.
Forum: Machining 10-18-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,757
Posted By okdirt
I agree with the gentleman from Illinois !...

I agree with the gentleman from Illinois ! Wouldn't take anything for my Blake except maybe a 21 year old playboy bunny. Even then she better be a blond :).

I even use mine in the mag drill for...
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