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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-06-2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
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Yes, I will definitely have an emergency stop...

Yes, I will definitely have an emergency stop button right from beginning. I will have sensors at some point before it runs unattended, but I'm not sure exactly what I'll be using, some combination...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-05-2022, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 944
Posted By unfinished
Block diagram of components. I don't show any...

Block diagram of components. I don't show any proper fusing yet. And the relays for the mower motors may need a logic board to drive the relays, and not directly from the SBC.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-05-2022, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 944
Posted By unfinished
Small RC and Autonomous Mower

Just throwing some random notes and documenting a build for a small autonomous mower (~24" cut). Intended for a 1 acre mow-able area, cutting continuously and recharging as needed.

Will have 4...
Forum: Machining 04-29-2022, 06:29 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,629
Posted By unfinished
Subscribing and watching the learning process. ...

Subscribing and watching the learning process. I've got a little Maximat V10P lathe sitting here that I've been wanting to resurrect. I'm going to add a VFD to replace the mechanical switches for...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-01-2022, 01:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,933
Posted By unfinished
Have used Autocad way back, like 20 yrs ago, 2D...

Have used Autocad way back, like 20 yrs ago, 2D is just ugly, I want pretty 3D.

Messed around with Sketchup for a while. While is great to quickly get something drawn up, it is more intended...
Forum: Welding 12-19-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,045
Posted By unfinished
says when switched to local, output is up to 80...

says when switched to local, output is up to 80 volts
Forum: Welding 12-19-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,045
Posted By unfinished
Did a search, found this pdf. I think it's same...

Did a search, found this pdf. I think it's same machine?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-17-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,881
Posted By unfinished
More pics. Exhaust leak shows on the firewall,...

More pics. Exhaust leak shows on the firewall, from the band clamp on the downpipe and turbo. Oil everywhere. EBPV slightly sticky, I'm just going to delete it. Turbo cold side wheel, definitely...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-17-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,881
Posted By unfinished
Ok the fun has begun. Started disassembly...

Ok the fun has begun. Started disassembly tonight, all injectors and GPs are out, as well as the turbo. Done for the night, took about 3 hrs. I will do assembly tomorrow.
Forum: Welding 12-16-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,045
Posted By unfinished
Did it come leads and torch, just not the foot...

Did it come leads and torch, just not the foot pedal? Was it single phase? For 275 looks you got pretty good deal there.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-16-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,881
Posted By unfinished
The injectors are not out yet, I'll do this...

The injectors are not out yet, I'll do this weekend. Truck has another set of used injectors in it while i got the original set of injectors rebuilt, so I have minimal downtime while i do this. I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-16-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,881
Posted By unfinished
Great, the "mount" part threw me. Plenty of...

Great, the "mount" part threw me. Plenty of o-rings in this truck, just wanted to make sure. Thanks.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-16-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,881
Posted By unfinished
Injector mount o-rings? could you clarify, not...

Injector mount o-rings? could you clarify, not sure what this is. the injectors are coming back rebuilt with new plungers/barrels and new nozzles. And will already have new o-rings (the ones that...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-16-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,881
Posted By unfinished
Yep ford package. Bought long time ago for...

Yep ford package. Bought long time ago for another truck but did not do the yearly updates, so I think i can only do through 2008 or 2010 model year. Yeah, just overwhelmed with the PIDs I can...
Forum: Fabrication 12-16-2021, 12:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,185
Posted By unfinished
Quite interesting video, thanks for sharing. ...

Quite interesting video, thanks for sharing. those carnegie beams look ridiculously labor intensive. I was wondering why the... what they called "cover plates" were so flexy when they assembled,...
Forum: SFT Information 12-15-2021, 11:46 PM
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Thats an old sft account, i forgot the password...

Thats an old sft account, i forgot the password and reregistered as unfinished. But happy to donate to keep site running. Cheers.
Forum: Machining 12-15-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,654
Posted By unfinished
I also have 14" dry cut metal saw, made by mk...

I also have 14" dry cut metal saw, made by mk morse. Just like like a chop saw but fitted with a carbide tipped saw blade designed for cutting mild steel. I do like it, but it doesnt seem very cost...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-15-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,881
Posted By unfinished
Actually that is the scanner I have. But I...

Actually that is the scanner I have. But I havent really taken advantage of it, just reading codes, some buzz tests here and there and taken some instant readings on some sensors. I never really...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-15-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,881
Posted By unfinished
Ha, what do you have in mind?

Ha, what do you have in mind?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-15-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,881
Posted By unfinished
Thanks for the responses guys. Yeah I want to...

Thanks for the responses guys. Yeah I want to keep this truck for long time, it basically has no emissions to speak of, no cat, no egr, no def, etc... And have 1/10 of money in it vs new diesel work...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-14-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,881
Posted By unfinished
Refreshing a high mileage 7.3 powerstroke

Anybody else running 7.3 with high mileage?

So I have an old 2000 Ford F250 sitting at 350K miles. I have had for 4 yrs and put 110K miles, mostly in first 2 yrs. It is an XL work truck with a...
Forum: Fabrication 12-03-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,715
Posted By unfinished
That's pretty nice lift setup. I like the two...

That's pretty nice lift setup. I like the two arms to control ascent/descent, and make it land properly. Gives me some ideas there.
Forum: Fabrication 11-29-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,715
Posted By unfinished
Very nice. Is that your design or are you working...

Very nice. Is that your design or are you working off of someone else's plans? I like the suspension and mtb tires. You said lighter than the aluminum bike you took components from, but is it steel...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-12-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,469
Posted By unfinished
Found this thread in a search, might be useful ...

Found this thread in a search, might be useful


https://forum.ih8mud.com/threads/stihl-1110-series-040-041-041-farm-boss-041av-041-super-1968-1982.616687/page-2#post-9104486


Btw, the picture...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-19-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,187
Posted By unfinished
Thanks. I'll send PM soon. I was trying to...

Thanks. I'll send PM soon. I was trying to research if this has been done, running two drivers side knuckles and high steer, and coming up empty.



I'm also going to look closer at the...
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