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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Today, 08:19 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By mccutter
Unhappy I just wanted to cut the lawn...

We have an old Craftsman riding lawn mower, 16.5hp, 42". Well-used, bought for a song, a few things have been replaced over the years as expected. Still running the DieHard it came with 4 years ago....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Today, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 203
Posted By mccutter
Acquired... :) Got a liter of Maxima 10W at the...

Acquired... :) Got a liter of Maxima 10W at the local hole-in-the-wall bike shop for $11. Thanks for the recommendation. https://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/images/icons/icon14.gif Older shop, been...
Forum: Fabrication Today, 05:00 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,440
Posted By mccutter
Plenty more interesting stuff here posted by...

Plenty more interesting stuff here posted by interesting people. Welcome Aboard! :)

If Spencer doesn't update, you might ask him via PM. The choice will pop up if you click on his handle.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 203
Posted By mccutter
Question What is "ATF" as spec'd for motorcycle forks?

What is "ATF" as spec'd for motorcycle forks? :confused:

I have a 1985 Honda XL350R dual-purpose ("enduro") motorcycle I'm refurbing after light use over the years. Going to be putting in new fork...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-09-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 117,470
Posted By mccutter
I'm wondering why you didn't pour a...

I'm wondering why you didn't pour a landing/driveway outside the doors yet. I'm seeing some unused mesh there in the background... :rolleyes:
Forum: Welding 05-06-2021, 01:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,016
Posted By mccutter
https://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/images/icons/...

https://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/images/icons/icon14.gif Good to hear that! :) Thanks for the update!
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-04-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By mccutter
Just in case you don't believe the price of...

Just in case you don't believe the price of EVERYTHING will be going up under Dumpocraps, this article showed up today... :rolleyes: LINK...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-04-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By mccutter
There is really no "easy" repair when it comes to...

There is really no "easy" repair when it comes to brake fluid. All fixes must be perfect--there is no room for error or leaks. Any staining at the bottom of the M/C where it attaches to the booster?...
Forum: Fabrication 05-02-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,002
Posted By mccutter
My neighbor just told me he scrapped one! :eek: I...

My neighbor just told me he scrapped one! :eek: I think I saw it in his back yard horde a couple months ago--I believe it was disassembled so I didn't pay any attention to it. Not that I have a use...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-01-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By mccutter
I think they are good to go. Used dozens over the...

I think they are good to go. Used dozens over the years. Reminds me I need to restock before prices go up for the season. 4 on left from a year or two ago. 2 on right from a few months ago. Both...
Forum: Welding 05-01-2021, 01:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By mccutter
THIS ^^^^ For the price I would give it a try....

THIS ^^^^ For the price I would give it a try. Comb FBM and CL to see if anyone is selling one. $100 probably be a good price for HF in newish condition. Never heard of Stark...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-29-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By mccutter
I have a couple "Euro" sources for specialized...

I have a couple "Euro" sources for specialized items but have used zamazon for good deals on a common radiator ($60) and 2 rotors/pads ($90). Debay also has OK deals...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-27-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By mccutter
I'd pressure wash them, maybe repair a spot or...

I'd pressure wash them, maybe repair a spot or two with a splice, spray some sealer and call it a day. ;) What is that square hole under the stairs?

:D PS: nevermind, I took a better look at your...
Forum: Welding 04-26-2021, 12:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By mccutter
As mentioned, when relying on onsite power, you...

As mentioned, when relying on onsite power, you are at the mercy of the nearest power source, whatever amps it is rated for. Extension cords and long welding leads lower that rating. You don't want...
Forum: Welding 04-24-2021, 11:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,016
Posted By mccutter
I'd unplug it and pull the cover off. See if you...

I'd unplug it and pull the cover off. See if you can see wires or cables inside disconnected or loose. Might be something simple. If not, you might still be under warranty...
Forum: Fabrication 04-23-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,224
Posted By mccutter
They look stout but I'd be concerned they would...

They look stout but I'd be concerned they would bend the bottom edge of the bucket so it is not straight. Maybe OK with lighter items I suppose--how much does the bush hog/mower deck weigh?
Forum: Machining 04-20-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,905
Posted By mccutter
Your whatzit looks like a jig for the...

Your whatzit looks like a jig for the whatchamacallit you just made... :D

Nice clean work area! https://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/images/icons/icon14.gif I'm not OCD but a "clean" work area is...
Forum: Welding 04-13-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 899
Posted By mccutter
The gas should be fine although I don't know...

The gas should be fine although I don't know enough to say if there would be any "separation" over time. Our resident chemical engineer might have some input on that...

Hopefully the regulator...
Forum: Welding 04-12-2021, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 899
Posted By mccutter
Pull the cover(s) and take a peek inside. If the...

Pull the cover(s) and take a peek inside. If the welder was stored outside, there may be corrosion and/or critter damage that needs to be addressed. Stored inside it should be OK but may be cockroach...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-06-2021, 12:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,910
Posted By mccutter
Daytona Low Profile Jack On Sale at HF!

Daytona Low Profile Jack On Sale at HF!

I've had this jack (orange) for about a third of a year now and can't complain. I did not get mine on sale nor could I use a coupon so I paid around $148 I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-01-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By mccutter
Looks like it got a little hot--maybe a bad...

Looks like it got a little hot--maybe a bad connection?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-31-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,394
Posted By mccutter
That's what I was thinking. Couldn't one get a...

That's what I was thinking. Couldn't one get a "bush-hog" attachment for the front or rear of the backhoe?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-22-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By mccutter
I had a half-dozen of those at one time. With...

I had a half-dozen of those at one time. With matching 2-prong to 3-prong adapters... :D I might have to look in a couple different bins to find one. How many you need? ;)
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-22-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By mccutter
Looks pre-sharted... :D

Looks pre-sharted... :D
Forum: Machining 03-20-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By mccutter
UPDATE: I just noticed your last pic--you want to...

UPDATE: I just noticed your last pic--you want to "rip" the Al lengthwise. :rolleyes: Table saw could work if you create a "box" to secure the stock flat against the blade, which should be on the...
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