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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-17-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By kbs2244
this guy explains the why you would want to do...

this guy explains the why you would want to do this
the gas industry has changed the formulation
modern high octane gas actually has more ethanol than 85
...
Forum: Fabrication 12-15-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,188
Posted By kbs2244
"It is apparently a recessed area covered by a...

"It is apparently a recessed area covered by a trampoline and they use the underneath to grow plants of some sort."

Everybody is keying in on the word "trampoline"
I do not think that is the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-13-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,310
Posted By kbs2244
I believe the 250 was a 2-cycle engine My sons...

I believe the 250 was a 2-cycle engine
My sons had both a 200 and 250 ATC (3 wheelers)
The 200 was 4 cycle and much more reliable
The 250 was the temperamental hot rod

The quads came after the...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-05-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By kbs2244
If it is like US rail, it has different "layers"...

If it is like US rail, it has different "layers" of steel.
The very top is hard to be wear resistant
While the lower part is softer for bendability
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-30-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,253
Posted By kbs2244
It looks like you have it down to a science. ...

It looks like you have it down to a science.
You could sell plans and a parts list.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-17-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,248
Posted By kbs2244
A truck with wood spokes?

A truck with wood spokes?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-22-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By kbs2244
I just use gas station premium

I just use gas station premium
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-24-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By kbs2244
I question the need for a brake lathe now days. ...

I question the need for a brake lathe now days.
It would make a nice basis for a woodworking faceplate lathe though.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-20-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By kbs2244
if you are looking for a project start fixing ...

if you are looking for a project start fixing
if you just want to use a trailer, sell it and buy a replacement
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-18-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,192
Posted By kbs2244
return it as defective foe cash refund someone...

return it as defective foe cash refund
someone just thought it was sand and put it outdoors
the dept mngr will get dinged for it and next time it will be put indoors
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-31-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By kbs2244
per the diagram the ground should not be...

per the diagram
the ground should not be switched
just your 2 hots
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-28-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,118
Posted By kbs2244
I would add that the quick, first, thing is to...

I would add that the quick, first, thing is to clean the filter.
Forum: Fabrication 04-27-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,177
Posted By kbs2244
custom made

digger has an idea

depending on your total sqr footage it may make sense to have your floor custom made.

It is likely that any retailer will not have it in stock and have it made to order...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-04-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,632
Posted By kbs2244
I don't know about the silicone question, but I...

I don't know about the silicone question, but I read a post where a guy used Kewi shoe polish
They make a natural, no dye, item.
Forum: Machining 02-21-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,353
Posted By kbs2244
Time to visit the local machine shop Should be...

Time to visit the local machine shop
Should be around an hour billable time.
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-21-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,463
Posted By kbs2244
I have yet to see a money saving ROI that was not...

I have yet to see a money saving ROI that was not based on 24/7 on time
More light, maybe
but my 6 old style, free, 3 x 4 foot fixtures give me enough light to do brain surgery.
They are on less...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-07-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,682
Posted By kbs2244
If you are still in need check youtube for tread...

If you are still in need check youtube for tread mill motor conversions
I have done one on my drill press and am collecting the parts for my wood lathe.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-29-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,583
Posted By kbs2244
I have salvaged heat sinks before But I never...

I have salvaged heat sinks before
But I never thought of cylinder heads

I second the garage sale route
or just remove the fancy stuff in a more modern unit.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-17-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 92,880
Posted By kbs2244
No personal experience. But the open web kind...

No personal experience.
But the open web kind have fallen out if favor locally.
Too "springy"
The floors do not feel stiff and solid.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-15-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,222
Posted By kbs2244
No thread on your fab room addition ??

No thread on your fab room addition ??
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-11-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,737
Posted By kbs2244
After some work that involved halfway removing...

After some work that involved halfway removing the steering stick my 98 Lincoln would sometimes lose all dash power for a while.
The car would continue to run fine for as long as 5 min when this...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-08-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,997
Posted By kbs2244
With all you have done, can we assume you...

With all you have done, can we assume you checked tire pressure?
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-07-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 92,880
Posted By kbs2244
Before you get too far into a DIY gutter project,...

Before you get too far into a DIY gutter project, get a quote.
(Super sized.)

It is a high, 2 man, job
They will the equipment and experience.

In my experience it is worth the extra. if there...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-07-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,470
Posted By kbs2244
the 20 for a dollar ones at the check out counter...

the 20 for a dollar ones at the check out counter are worth just that.
they are intended for the dry wall guys who lose them all the time.
and that is a pretty light duty need when you think about...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-17-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,743
Posted By kbs2244
Get the $55.00 HF one Your use is what it was...

Get the $55.00 HF one
Your use is what it was designed for.

It will be noisy and leak down, so don't leave it plugged in.
Plug it in when needed and wait the 10 min it takes to fill the tank.
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