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Forum: Welding 11-16-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Norm W
I guess I was lucky. Fuchs' dystrophy in both...

I guess I was lucky. Fuchs' dystrophy in both eyes. I put up with it as long as I could. Finally had the corneal graphs (DSAEK) and cataract surgery, Called a "Triple". The best correction I can...
Forum: Fabrication 11-09-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 882
Posted By Norm W
The "OLD" steam rollers had tapered holes in the...

The "OLD" steam rollers had tapered holes in the drums so traction spikes could be inserted. Those smooth drums would slip real easy on wet surfaces. I suppose that you could drill holes to add...
Forum: Welding 11-04-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 993
Posted By Norm W
"but the care and feeding seem outlandishly...

"but the care and feeding seem outlandishly expensive." Particularly when they leave and ask for, and get support payments.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-22-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By Norm W
After looking at the wiring etc. on that tractor...

After looking at the wiring etc. on that tractor I really appreciate my old Allis "C" for it's simplicity.
Forum: Welding 10-09-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,180
Posted By Norm W
Sounds like the slip clutch was too tight, or the...

Sounds like the slip clutch was too tight, or the drive belt wouldn't slip. Opening a new field I've locked up the sickle blades in small tree stumps. The belt would slip and I'd back up and clear...
Forum: Fabrication 10-09-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By Norm W
The only problem I would have with a nibbler is...

The only problem I would have with a nibbler is the chips. I've used them before and those chips get into everything, tires, shoes, carpet etc. The steel ones can be mostly picked up with a magnet,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-05-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,667
Posted By Norm W
I figure you may have already done this but, did...

I figure you may have already done this but, did you check the relief valve on the fuel pump? A piece of crud there will defeat the fuel system. You should have 35-40 lbs of fuel pressure. There...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-03-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By Norm W
I guess those machines made sure that my shoes...

I guess those machines made sure that my shoes fit. Unfortunately, my Mother would buy "One size fits all" socks. They didn't stretch quite far enough. My big toe has a bend to the center of my...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-02-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,343
Posted By Norm W
38" tires can be a pain. I've changed a few by...

38" tires can be a pain. I've changed a few by myself (I'm 5'7" 145 lbs) it isn't fun. Would tubeless with leak sealer, be a better set up if you have thorns and other sharps to deal with? In...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-22-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By Norm W
He heeds a bigger mixer and more help.:devil:

He heeds a bigger mixer and more help.:devil:
Forum: Welding 08-15-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By Norm W
I know I might have missed something in this...

I know I might have missed something in this thread but if the spool gun is for aluminum what polarity is it supposed to be? The last time I used a spool gun was 20 years ago. We didn't have the...
Forum: Fabrication 07-31-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,574
Posted By Norm W
"Did you modify the rims on the gehl loader in...

"Did you modify the rims on the gehl loader in the background for the car tires on it? Or did the tires fit the original rims? Just thinking in case I need new tires for mine."

Those are the tires...
Forum: Fabrication 07-30-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,574
Posted By Norm W
Figured I'd better up date this as the P----ing...

Figured I'd better up date this as the P----ing is finally done. Found ospho at Home Depot for $16 a gallon, wire brushed everything and rolled on the paint. Came out nice and shiny. That will...
Forum: Welding 07-27-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By Norm W
Old as Dirt, you make me feel even older. As I...

Old as Dirt, you make me feel even older. As I read the thread it says, "Old as Dirt, Junior Member". What does that make me?:eek::D
Forum: Welding 07-24-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,870
Posted By Norm W
That might hinder ones ability to have the welds...

That might hinder ones ability to have the welds pass inspection. :devil: :eek:
Forum: Fabrication 07-21-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,056
Posted By Norm W
Xena going to be driving the winter roads this...

Xena going to be driving the winter roads this year?
Forum: Fabrication 07-14-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,533
Posted By Norm W
I had a Ford F250 '76 that one day I opened the...

I had a Ford F250 '76 that one day I opened the passenger door and it fell off. I made a wood cab for it and ran it till the frame rotted out. I stopped driving it about 8 years ago and finally...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-13-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By Norm W
I would use high carbon steel, it wouldn't need...

I would use high carbon steel, it wouldn't need to be hardened, just wear resistant. Stainless iirc can be a bit gummy in a friction situation. It is just a multi-disc clutch, that uses a number of...
Forum: Fabrication 07-13-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,533
Posted By Norm W
Around here you would have to drive 300 miles a...

Around here you would have to drive 300 miles a day, to get a million miles before the road worms ate the truck's body.:mad: Most trucks rot out before they wear out.
Forum: SFT Information 07-12-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,824
Posted By Norm W
Moles? It take too many of them to even make a...

Moles? It take too many of them to even make a sandwich. They just fry down to a gob of grease. :D:devil:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-26-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,963
Posted By Norm W
We used to hook a five wheel rake to an old jeep....

We used to hook a five wheel rake to an old jeep. Much better ride than a tractor and we could rake at about 10 mph. :devil:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-24-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,963
Posted By Norm W
Such as, "Not getting any better, come home." or...

Such as, "Not getting any better, come home." or "Not getting any, better come home." :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-23-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,742
Posted By Norm W
You can follow the wire from the amp meter to the...

You can follow the wire from the amp meter to the alternator you have, and connect it to a one wire output. That way you will be able to follow the state of charge in the battery. Hi amps after...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-23-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,742
Posted By Norm W
Tractor data has the 1100 as being made from 1965...

Tractor data has the 1100 as being made from 1965 to 1972. The engine is a Perkins 5.8, 6cyl. If the amp. meter pegged I'd start by looking for a short in a wire on the "Work" side of the meter. ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-30-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 993
Posted By Norm W
Some how the timing doesn't sound correct. If it...

Some how the timing doesn't sound correct. If it is late it will cause heating. Try advancing the timing, take it out and if you get pinging, and back it off a bit.
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