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Old 05-26-2019, 10:55 PM
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This is really interesting and nice welds by the way. Can I come and play at your house? You got all kinds of neat toys.

Dave
I'm way out of practice on my welds. It helps when I can use the lift to get things at a comfortable height, but most of today's welds had to be done kneeling on the floor. I was so bent over that my belly was pressing against my chest, making it almost impossible to breath. The desk job I've had for the last 13 years is literally killing me.

As far as the toys comments goes, everything visible in the pictures I've posted should be a tool of some sorts, or so I tell the wife.
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Old 05-27-2019, 04:13 PM
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Pallet jacks make life much mo' better.

I have a military ambulance that I pull out of the barn to access certain parts of the barn. One time pushing the ambulance back in, the rag joint broke where the steering shaft met the steering box, oh crap!

No worries, lift the front with the pallet jack and it worked great!
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Old 05-28-2019, 05:39 AM
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I've often wondered about repurposing them and thinking the linkage mechanism could be a bit tricky to get right, but it's good that your one has adjustable links, are they always made like that?
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