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Forum: Shop & Safety 07-23-2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,494
Posted By Windy_Acres
Well done ! Good luck with the unload and place !...

Well done ! Good luck with the unload and place ! How much does it weigh ?
Forum: Machining 06-22-2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,576
Posted By Windy_Acres
So I can remove one or two fuel stops on a cross...

So I can remove one or two fuel stops on a cross country trip. Lets stops, less time on road,.. I dont need to eat or piss every other hour,... so I just keep motoring..
Forum: Machining 06-22-2022, 07:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,576
Posted By Windy_Acres
That sucks to run out,... on a road trip, been...

That sucks to run out,... on a road trip, been there.. I now carry a 5 gallon can in the bed of my truck on road trips as cheap insurance. I really like to minimize my stops on a long distance trip,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-08-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,480
Posted By Windy_Acres
Thanks for the tip, never done buying vises.....

Thanks for the tip, never done buying vises.. just needed a new one for some specific work. Ill keep an eye out of a parker of your description.
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-07-2022, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,480
Posted By Windy_Acres
So after looking at several, it was between the...

So after looking at several, it was between the Capri and the Yost, and Im not sure why, but I dropped the hammer on the Yost.

Also picked up this private label WW Grainger Vise, not sure who made...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-29-2022, 09:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,877
Posted By Windy_Acres
Any DVOM, just set it to AC and measure battery...

Any DVOM, just set it to AC and measure battery voltage with the truck running and you will see how leaky it is.

I do not recall, what the acceptable limit of AC is coming out of the Alt.
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Forum: Shop & Safety 04-27-2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,504
Posted By Windy_Acres
Something to do with being tough when your...

Something to do with being tough when your dumb,.... LOL !

Have not been there and done that. Done allot of other stupid similar shit,...

When I was in school a class mate laid a large combo...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-25-2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,382
Posted By Windy_Acres
Ive got 2 of the " Lock n lube " ends on two...

Ive got 2 of the " Lock n lube " ends on two cordless grease guns, love those things !
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-02-2022, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,741
Posted By Windy_Acres
Ditto here, Ive been on the phone talking to...

Ditto here, Ive been on the phone talking to sales people, tomorrow Im likely dropping the hammer on a 10x18.

I dont know a thing about the panels, but gonna have to read up on it. I was wanting...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-02-2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,229
Posted By Windy_Acres
There is a local scratch and dent industrial...

There is a local scratch and dent industrial wholesaler near me, Ive been adding to my set of those from that place, about 25% of MSRP.

Dont think I could every pay full price. I used to buy them...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-01-2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,229
Posted By Windy_Acres
Thats allot of Puller ! Love the posi-locks !

Thats allot of Puller !

Love the posi-locks !
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-26-2022, 06:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,877
Posted By Windy_Acres
That transmission is so simple and based on...

That transmission is so simple and based on ancient T/F design, Im a bit shocked how much mola they are getting for one, but I guess everything costs more now...

Good luck Chris, in whatever...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-14-2022, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,480
Posted By Windy_Acres
Yes, that is exactly why I posted this, I did not...

Yes, that is exactly why I posted this, I did not know about the Capri, I like Taiwan a whole lot better than China, will do some searching the webs for more info on this baby. Id be ok, dropping...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-14-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,480
Posted By Windy_Acres
Thanks for the share, yes on the Yost site, in...

Thanks for the share, yes on the Yost site, in the contact area, you contact eastwood in PA, not Yost in MI, if you need something.

It looks like, if you screw up / break a Yost China Vise, you...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-14-2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,480
Posted By Windy_Acres
Thanks, yeah, 2 weeks ago, that was in stock @...

Thanks, yeah, 2 weeks ago, that was in stock @ The Homey Depot., now its out of stock, it appears if I go with the Yost, I have to buy from Amazon,. which I try to avoid,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-13-2022, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,480
Posted By Windy_Acres
I can remember buying one at Sams club likely...

I can remember buying one at Sams club likely 30yrs ago, it kinda crumbled over the years,.. but owed me nothing ! Hoping for a little more quality this time around...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-13-2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,480
Posted By Windy_Acres
Thanks for the that... There is a 5" Doyle...

Thanks for the that...

There is a 5" Doyle that says " NEW " on the page, Ive never seen that one, its very similar to the Yost, for $40 less... in my travels I will have to swing through a store...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-13-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,480
Posted By Windy_Acres
Buying a new Rotating Vise, Yost ?

If there was money to set on fire, Id be buying an BIG USA Wilton, but need to make do with something from China, and for doing cylindrical holding work. Just had the option of dropping $5 Bills on a...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-13-2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,359
Posted By Windy_Acres
Insuated Commerical 10'x10' Overhead door input/advice

I need to order a door 10 x 10'.

Likely it will be a Ideal door, which Im not sure if they sell nationally or are regional. $1800 + tax for a R 16.5 Door, in white with 2- 24" windows ( thats cash...
Forum: Fabrication 02-10-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,257
Posted By Windy_Acres
Ok, Ill bite, what does the tortilla do ?...

Ok, Ill bite, what does the tortilla do ? transfer moisture ? or make for a snack when there finally flat ?
Forum: Fabrication 02-08-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,257
Posted By Windy_Acres
Thanks for sharing the sunbathing idea, you are...

Thanks for sharing the sunbathing idea, you are aware we dont have sunshine up here, right ? I do have a toaster oven in the shop... hmmm....
Forum: Fabrication 02-08-2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,257
Posted By Windy_Acres
Sorry, I was not clear, and you are correct, they...

Sorry, I was not clear, and you are correct, they are NOT adhesive backed. I will install one tomorrow and give it a spin !
Forum: Fabrication 02-08-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,257
Posted By Windy_Acres
Im picking what your laying down ! Good to...

Im picking what your laying down !

Good to know, thanks for the sharing,
Forum: Fabrication 02-08-2022, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,257
Posted By Windy_Acres
Yes, they run on a plastic disc backing pad.

Yes, they run on a plastic disc backing pad.
Forum: Fabrication 02-08-2022, 05:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,257
Posted By Windy_Acres
Okay, I will try a couple. The one that I...

Okay, I will try a couple.

The one that I made moist and stuck in a freezer bag under the shop manuals is damn near flat now, that's been a handful of hours, so its looking like you might be able...
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