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Forum: Machining 03-20-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 813
Posted By RED caddy
Yep, I'm a thin copper/brass sheet kid also. I...

Yep, I'm a thin copper/brass sheet kid also. I almost always single point receiver and muzzle threads, squaring internal action threads too. Roughing chambers, I use a centerless holder, (universal)...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-01-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,765
Posted By RED caddy
I still think that we, as a nation, are going to...

I still think that we, as a nation, are going to prove much more resilient/resistant than most 3rd world and more populace countries on earth, simply because of diet/lifestyle and sanitation...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-29-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,580
Posted By RED caddy
There was a couple in my old MSC paper catalog,...

There was a couple in my old MSC paper catalog, other than those, I find 'em in yard sales and auctions. I use an old commercial schneider for electric rust removal and jump starting big diesel's...
Forum: Fabrication 01-28-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,438
Posted By RED caddy
Found it. Picked up a 1990 6 HP Johnson short...

Found it.
Picked up a 1990 6 HP Johnson short shaft for $130.00. Needs a fuel pump and likely a carb cleaning. I'll order a waterpump kit, a new kill switch and a starter rope return spring, just...
Forum: Fabrication 01-27-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,438
Posted By RED caddy
Gee, I've never kept junk past the immediate...

Gee, I've never kept junk past the immediate need, (pay no attention to the 2000 sq. ft. building, crammed to the eves, in the side yard.)

what a concept.

RED
Forum: Fabrication 01-26-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,438
Posted By RED caddy
WOW, 40 HP, that's about 4 times what I...

WOW,

40 HP, that's about 4 times what I could use. Way too heavy.

Those are pretty simple, not much to go wrong. If it turns over and the coils fire, it could likely be brought back to life....
Forum: Fabrication 01-26-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,438
Posted By RED caddy
Boy Houdy, that's a golden oldie. Is there a...

Boy Houdy, that's a golden oldie. Is there a label that tells you the year and horsepower?

From here, it looks like a pull start 15 HP Johnson/Evenrude short shaft. I've learned to check parts...
Forum: Fabrication 01-25-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,438
Posted By RED caddy
Got pictures ? Might be worth some shipping +...

Got pictures ?
Might be worth some shipping + if it turns and shifts.

There just has to be a red million of the little buggers hiding in sheds and leanto's around here, I just can't seem to find...
Forum: Fabrication 01-25-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,438
Posted By RED caddy
small outboard motor You tube ideas ?

I find myself in need of a small (5 to 10 HP) outboard motor.

In my neck of the woods small outboards run from $500 to $1500. My yankee gene will just not allow that commitment of spending money....
Forum: Fabrication 01-04-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By RED caddy
Might I suggest a ox/acet. torch or plasma cutter...

Might I suggest a ox/acet. torch or plasma cutter (borrowed)

How many do you have to do?

Call a local fab shop, they may have a buffalo with a square punch.

OK, I'm done now... (it's good...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-28-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,001
Posted By RED caddy
what's all that white junk on the ground? ...

what's all that white junk on the ground?

78° and sunny on my front porch.

RED
Forum: Fabrication 12-08-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,035
Posted By RED caddy
Very nice work, as usual. Now if only we...

Very nice work, as usual.

Now if only we could get the animals to walk in FRONT of that tripod...

RED
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-04-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,603
Posted By RED caddy
Calls to mind an old piece of wisdom, imparted to...

Calls to mind an old piece of wisdom, imparted to me by an old Marine helo crew chief. " If you look inside, and the flight deck ain't oily, don't get in, that bitch is out of oil and gonna crash...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-04-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By RED caddy
Good score, nice repair, fer my nickel, I'd leave...

Good score, nice repair, fer my nickel, I'd leave the shaft as is, just use a different part of the shaft threads. Add spacers or cut a new, longer nut. (Yea I'm gettin' lazy in my old age...

RED
Forum: Machining 11-29-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,668
Posted By RED caddy
Nice job Brian, I think I would still final...

Nice job Brian,

I think I would still final polish it with a flap wheel on an air grinder...

RED
Forum: Machining 11-26-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,668
Posted By RED caddy
2 ways spring to mind: A flywheel grinder. Some...

2 ways spring to mind: A flywheel grinder. Some can still be found in old NAPA stores.

Have it Blanchard ground or turned on a disc brake rotor machine

Sorry, all I got today.

RED
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-20-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,122
Posted By RED caddy
My vote is for the oil filled hobo fright unit....

My vote is for the oil filled hobo fright unit. My first one lasted 10 years in the race trailer. (running at least 2 days a week)the second one is still running. They leak enough oil that you never...
Forum: Fabrication 11-01-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,811
Posted By RED caddy
Well, at least you can post pictures. Right...

Well, at least you can post pictures.

Right now, I can email pictures from my ANDROID phone to my PC, the bitch is, they are in some weird format that I can't work with, (not Jpeg) can't move to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-20-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,078
Posted By RED caddy
Fer sure, the 3/4" rides in Big Red, just in case...

Fer sure, the 3/4" rides in Big Red, just in case I have to change a tire. (yep, bought the $60.00 dual lug socket too, just to have one, if the AAA guy doesn't.) Talk about yer tight nuts...The old...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-20-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,078
Posted By RED caddy
I've killed several CP's and Proto's over the...

I've killed several CP's and Proto's over the years, now I'm happy with my 1/2 inch and 3/4 inch Earthquake's. They'er chink, but they get the job done.

RED
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-16-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 60,908
Posted By RED caddy
I think that you may have more walkable space in...

I think that you may have more walkable space in your 8 X 10 than I have in my 40 X 60. Sad but true.

I'll have to see "Ben" about that. (you know, Ben Gonna)

RED
Forum: Welding 09-10-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,373
Posted By RED caddy
I've repaired fuckups like that shipboard in...

I've repaired fuckups like that shipboard in sanitary and medical spaces.

Pull the sink for access,

Use a carbide burr or slitting saw, on a dermal or hand die grinder to square and straighten...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-19-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 11,684
Posted By RED caddy
Damit kids, fight nice or I'll tell mom. ...

Damit kids, fight nice or I'll tell mom.

I'm still sweepin' the corners and ironing the doilies. Check the watchbill...

RED
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 08-14-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,005
Posted By RED caddy
Hey, isn't that the stuff the progressives will...

Hey, isn't that the stuff the progressives will not allow you to burn here, but will sell it to every other third world country.

O'nigger made the coal burning power plants drill holes in their...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-13-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,594
Posted By RED caddy
Yep, thats what I was trying to explain. On the...

Yep, thats what I was trying to explain. On the 450, I think the cables/grounds went first, then the battery, that took out the Alt, then the ignition, radio/ tape deck and so on. Only one diode was...
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