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Forum: Shop & Safety 02-16-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 998
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Posted By randydupree
Looks good Tim,keep on it.

Looks good Tim,keep on it.
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-13-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 998
Views: 42,678
Posted By randydupree
Thats what i was thinking,there is an age...

Thats what i was thinking,there is an age difference!
But old guys work smarter!
Forum: Welding 02-04-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By randydupree
that thing is old. The last time i saw a...

that thing is old.
The last time i saw a detroit welder was in 1980,and they were old then.
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-03-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 998
Views: 42,678
Posted By randydupree
My uncle was a home builder all of his life,when...

My uncle was a home builder all of his life,when i was going to build some stairs he told me how to do it,its so easy.
We knew you could do it.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-28-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 998
Views: 42,678
Posted By randydupree
Stairs are easy,7-11 is my favorite,if you have...

Stairs are easy,7-11 is my favorite,if you have room.
I have big feet.
Forum: Fabrication 01-26-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 961
Posted By randydupree
Hey Red,a friend and fellow junkman built an...

Hey Red,a friend and fellow junkman built an outboard like your talking about,except he used a 24 volt electric pump motor off a forklift for power.
Adapted to an old outboard and it worked just...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-22-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 42,678
Posted By randydupree
You can combine the vents and only have one stack...

You can combine the vents and only have one stack through the roof.or even run the stacks outside the building and then up above the roof line.
And,you can use (for sinks and stuff) a check valve...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-15-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 998
Views: 42,678
Posted By randydupree
Don't let that bother you,thats all ego. You...

Don't let that bother you,thats all ego.
You have way too much to do to worry about that edge.
My opinion of course.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-08-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 42,678
Posted By randydupree
I never put gutters on a building,cleaning them...

I never put gutters on a building,cleaning them out is a bitch,and Tims bulding is pretty tall.
Put gravel around the building and let it pour.
We can get 10'' of rain in a day down here,it takes...
Forum: Fabrication 01-07-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,169
Posted By randydupree
I had to learn to weld and eat left handed,and...

I had to learn to weld and eat left handed,and lots of other things too.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-06-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 42,678
Posted By randydupree
My back hurts just looking at that saw on the...

My back hurts just looking at that saw on the floor!
Build a saw table tim,save your back and speed up the progress (which is great,by the way!)
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-05-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 42,678
Posted By randydupree
This Ga clay will pack in and be harder than...

This Ga clay will pack in and be harder than woodpecker lips,if it ever drys out.
Gerry has a great plan,but our Ga clay may be different that his.

My place was hard packed,it was a trucking...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-03-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 42,678
Posted By randydupree
We did the plywood 8 feet up,and we painted it...

We did the plywood 8 feet up,and we painted it before hanging it,blue up 4 feet and white the rest of the way.

Back then we didn't have Hardie board in my area anyway.
I also put a car muffler...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-02-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 42,678
Posted By randydupree
Great job so far. Not telling you what to...

Great job so far.
Not telling you what to do,but if you can seal that floor it makes a huge diff in sweeping and wiping up oily messes.
It keeps the dust down too.

I had a big steel building...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-24-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,851
Posted By randydupree
Thats what i was thinking.

Thats what i was thinking.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-20-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,946
Posted By randydupree
Just the other day i saw a post on another forum...

Just the other day i saw a post on another forum where a guy welded a loop on the up/down lever on a forklift,he had a long rod with a hook on the end and he could raise or lower the manlift from the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-20-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,946
Posted By randydupree
I am not a fan of skidsteers,they beat the shit...

I am not a fan of skidsteers,they beat the shit out of your body,i can't see one being any help to me.
I hired a guy with a skidsteer to cleanup my backyard after the hurricane,he wrecked the place...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-19-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,946
Posted By randydupree
Take your time,get the scissor lift if you need...

Take your time,get the scissor lift if you need it now,keep your eyes open for a forklift,used ones can be bought way cheaper than 4000 bucks.
I have a 6000lb Nissan that i paid 2500 for.
Its a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-18-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,946
Posted By randydupree
Gerry is right,a forklift is more usable,but...

Gerry is right,a forklift is more usable,but takes 2 people.
I would buy a scissor lift,use it to complete the work and then sell it,unless you can justify keeping it.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-18-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,279
Posted By randydupree
When i walk into my local parts place with a hose...

When i walk into my local parts place with a hose they just wave me right to the back,i normally make my own hoses on their machine.

Jen,your right,the shops that make hoses get plenty of money...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-17-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,946
Posted By randydupree
Inside or outside machine? If you want an...

Inside or outside machine?
If you want an outside machine you need a 4 wheel drive!!
i have an outside machine that goes up 41 feet,and the work platform is huge,8x16 feet.
It has a diesel...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-15-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 42,678
Posted By randydupree
Shutters will look nice,covering the big booboo.

Shutters will look nice,covering the big booboo.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-15-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,660
Posted By randydupree
Maybe you should look for a unit thats not so...

Maybe you should look for a unit thats not so needy?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-14-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,279
Posted By randydupree
surplus center has pre made hoses cheap,check...

surplus center has pre made hoses cheap,check them out.
I have been looking for a hose machine for years,i never found one i could justify buying,i was looking for a machine with inventory,but so...
Forum: Fabrication 12-11-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,416
Posted By randydupree
I have adapted a bigass flywheel to the top of my...

I have adapted a bigass flywheel to the top of my Hossfeld,and all kinds of other stuff,
It did require a longer pin to extend way up to hold the flywheel or whatever your bending around.
I even...
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