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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-19-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,629
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Since the kid is driving it to school and back or...

Since the kid is driving it to school and back or work and back that is about
12 miles each way, that should be several hundred miles pretty quick. I might
take it on a longer run. I was going...
Forum: Machining 09-18-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 402
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Well done. Tell Walter to log in sometime...

Well done.

Tell Walter to log in sometime and catch us up!!!
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-18-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,629
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Okay, re-reading some of the comments, this is...

Okay, re-reading some of the comments, this is Matt's project, except for
some sandblasting and painting, I don't work on it unless he is working on
it and he is in school all day and then has...
Forum: Machining 09-18-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Yup, you suck!

Yup, you suck!
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-16-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,054
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I put 5 window in my shop originally. I have...

I put 5 window in my shop originally. I have deleted 3 of them today, next
shop will not have any, wall space is to valuable. Just my 2 cents worth.

(I just noticed you drawing from a couple...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-16-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,054
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I have the same in my shop, 2 x 200 amp panels,...

I have the same in my shop, 2 x 200 amp panels, glad I did it.
Same thing here 3 phase would have cost more than my property
is worth to run, like double...

Do you already have the 40 Hp RPC?...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-15-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,629
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Most got the engine in the truck today... 2...

Most got the engine in the truck today...

2 transmission bolts are almost all the way in. Engine mounts are in.

It got dark, we got tired and the mosquitos got hungry...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-15-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,629
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I cannot complain, I got 20 years out of that...

I cannot complain, I got 20 years out of that starter. But it needed replacin'.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-15-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,629
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Got a bunch of small stuff done yesterday. Ready...

Got a bunch of small stuff done yesterday. Ready to hoist and install today,
But ended up having to make 2 trips to town yesterday, the first planned trip
went as planned, got home and Matt was...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-14-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,629
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Them as well as Rustoleum rebuilds.... :rolleyes:

Them as well as Rustoleum rebuilds.... :rolleyes:
Forum: SFT Information 09-14-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Me too earlier... Not just you.

Me too earlier...

Not just you.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-14-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,629
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Agreed, but... fuck no.

Agreed, but...


fuck no.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-14-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,629
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Paint finished. 3 coats of red really look...

Paint finished.

3 coats of red really look nice!

Tomorrow we are going to be putting it back in the truck, I hope... :rolleyes:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-12-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I use it about once a month, but SWMBO, uses it...

I use it about once a month, but SWMBO, uses it almost daily,
and we use the loader a lot; bucket, bale spears and forks.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-12-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,629
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
You're killing me smalls...

You're killing me smalls...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,629
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Got the intake manifold on it tonight and some...

Got the intake manifold on it tonight and some red paint.

Another coat tomorrow night...

Will put it back in the truck on the weekend.

I have everything we need done for the, except one...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Never, bought it new in 2007

Never, bought it new in 2007
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I have a very very slight leak in my front axle,...

I have a very very slight leak in my front axle, I believe it to be the o-ring
at the swivel. I have a TC40DA, with the super steer front axle.

I only add an ounce or 2 a year. But I am...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2019, 01:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Looks like lack of lubrication my NH front axle...

Looks like lack of lubrication my NH front axle has an oil bath... :rolleyes:
Forum: Welding 09-09-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Plan B, good back up plan.

Plan B, good back up plan.
Forum: Welding 09-09-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I think I would try making clearance behind the...

I think I would try making clearance behind the steel and put a 316 backing
piece behind the crack, and weld the top piece to the backing piece, to create
a double lap weld, likely in 3 passes...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-09-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,629
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Made some good progress today. Leaving for Utah...

Made some good progress today. Leaving for Utah in the AM so it will be mid
week before we are back at it.

Learned something new today I did not know. After you install the rocker with ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-08-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,629
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Illusion, the LED Shop lights and the iPhone,...

Illusion, the LED Shop lights and the iPhone, give off some odd appearances
at times. The block was caustic boiled, so it has that dark gray appearance,
I used to scotch brite and penetrating...
Forum: Fabrication 09-08-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Re-bar is designed for tensile strength, not...

Re-bar is designed for tensile strength, not machining, not forging, etc.
I bet the Class 75 has a good carbon content but is not common, like you
mention. Also the material made from rail would...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-08-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,629
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
LOL... and thanks. The rod caps were stamped...

LOL... and thanks.

The rod caps were stamped with the piston number/position before removing
them from the block so, location AND orientation was confirmed. The wrist
pins were in great shape...
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