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Forum: Shop & Safety 07-14-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By kbs2244
I like to keep my connections easily accessible

I like to keep my connections easily accessible
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-02-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 908
Posted By kbs2244
We are talking about motorcycles, right ? ...

We are talking about motorcycles, right ?

Mine was a CB1 160

The one thing it took me forever to discover that the plugs fire on every revolution

No matter if it was on the compression or...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-21-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By kbs2244
Unhappy I second the clean it before anything serious ...

I second the clean it before anything serious
Those motors are over built for the job
The cooling fan is usually part of the motor pulley
That motor lives at floor level, often in a corner of the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-11-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,377
Posted By kbs2244
I don't care how experienced you are, splitting...

I don't care how experienced you are,
splitting a tractor takes a gut check.

Well done
Forum: Fabrication 03-18-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,274
Posted By kbs2244
If the engine is going to be scrapped, a few good...

If the engine is going to be scrapped, a few good wacks on a cold chisle with a BFH will save a lot of time

just split whatever is holding it together
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-28-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By kbs2244
depending on the mfg it may be a reversible...

depending on the mfg
it may be a reversible motor
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-17-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,685
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: 4,252
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: 2,342
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: 2,642
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: 1,999
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: 66
Views: 9,152
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: 950
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: 1,902
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: 972
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: 2,880
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: 1,197
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: 1,481
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: 3,067
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: 3,891
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: 1,928
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: 1,879
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: 2,097
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: 3,566
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: 1,495
Views: 140,960
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.
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