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Forum: Welding Yesterday, 01:08 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By slip knot
Had a friend who had the same issue, only he...

Had a friend who had the same issue, only he ignored the problems and it got worse. he cant see crap outta that eye now and his other eye is starting to go south on him now. He can still drive a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-31-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By slip knot
Check tensioner play. Mine was almost all the way...

Check tensioner play. Mine was almost all the way out and belt was barely pulling it in. You need to be in the middle of the tension stroke.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-31-2017, 12:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By slip knot
I replaced the AC compressor on my 98 gm and the...

I replaced the AC compressor on my 98 gm and the belts squealed. New belt and tensioner. Replaced belt again and still squealed. Found the compressor was a bit different. Shimmed it up an 1/8in an...
Forum: Welding 10-31-2017, 12:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By slip knot
Good on you for helping a kid out. Too many would...

Good on you for helping a kid out. Too many would look at it as a no profit job or too much liability. This is probably all the dude can afford and can't afford to replace it. We need more guys like...
Forum: Machining 10-16-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,246
Posted By slip knot
I've had some older Ford tractors that ran the...

I've had some older Ford tractors that ran the hydro's off the front of the crankshaft. Not really the best option but it did work. Hydros were live all the time but no disconnect/clutch as mentioned...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-15-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By slip knot
Nice save on the old loader. I understand getting...

Nice save on the old loader. I understand getting by with old equipment. my newest tractor is 52yrs old.:D

I've been burning stumps out that were left from Hurricane Harvey. The blow overs came...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-01-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By slip knot
that should be a simple one to get running. I...

that should be a simple one to get running. I have an earlier legend a 200le that has the onan engine. those are very simple to pull the heads on. The Kohler shouldn't be too bad to pull the heads if...
Forum: Welding 09-28-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,595
Posted By slip knot
Some of the welds I put out with one makes the...

Some of the welds I put out with one makes the "spoil" part seem appropriate.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-25-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 832
Posted By slip knot
There was a local machine shop that made cathead...

There was a local machine shop that made cathead winches out of old truck rear ends. IIRC he wanted the ford rear ends that split in the middle. he gave me $25 for every one I drug up. Good money for...
Forum: Fabrication 09-20-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By slip knot
Those hard drive magnets are handy for a lot of...

Those hard drive magnets are handy for a lot of things. damned strong too.
Forum: Fabrication 09-17-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By slip knot
all my hotrods were painted flat black. Real easy...

all my hotrods were painted flat black. Real easy to touch up:D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-08-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,151
Posted By slip knot
Round up here as well. better living...

Round up here as well.


better living thru chemistry.:D
Forum: Fabrication 08-30-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,085
Posted By slip knot
I made a platform for my tractor that has the...

I made a platform for my tractor that has the hitches incorporated in it. My tractors are all older tractors and have lifts that power up but not down. the first time I had a loaded trailer on it and...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-19-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By slip knot
why is it the factory ball joints that GM put in...

why is it the factory ball joints that GM put in will last 150K miles but the genuine GM parts you get from the dealership are worn out at 40K??? It seems the only way to get the really good ball...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-04-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,388
Posted By slip knot
I started using the canned 2stroke fuel a couple...

I started using the canned 2stroke fuel a couple of years ago and my fuel problems are gone. Try-fuel 40:1. Can't get E0 here.
Forum: Fabrication 08-03-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,241
Posted By slip knot
I wouldn't get too large on the indicators. you...

I wouldn't get too large on the indicators. you want them to be easily grasped when using the hand rail just a slight increase will suffice. I use some wraps of electrical tape on my back steps...
Forum: Fabrication 07-30-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 984
Posted By slip knot
I buy used and rehab what I feel isn't up to par....

I buy used and rehab what I feel isn't up to par.
Texas recently went to inspecting trailers and now the prices are going up on new trailers that can pass the inspections and down on all the rest....
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-14-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,639
Posted By slip knot
I recently put in a drive at a rental house using...

I recently put in a drive at a rental house using milled asphalt. The company that installed the carports recommended it and so far its held up pretty good. Had the dirtwork guy spread it @4in thick,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-10-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,246
Posted By slip knot
pull all the covers off the onan and check it for...

pull all the covers off the onan and check it for mice. damned things love chewing on the wires. BTDT. Also clean the slip rings and make sure the brushes are not stuck.

I'm not sure if that's a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-05-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,246
Posted By slip knot
If it has the tri-fuel carb set it up for lpg/ng...

If it has the tri-fuel carb set it up for lpg/ng and you wont have the stale gas blues. I have a BFA and a CCK onan and get lots of use out of them. The farm doesn't have power so the onans run the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-06-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,407
Posted By slip knot
I used permatex ultra gray on my GM 2500 rear end...

I used permatex ultra gray on my GM 2500 rear end cover. its held up ok so far.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-31-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By slip knot
I'm with Matt here. I never needed trailer brakes...

I'm with Matt here. I never needed trailer brakes until I got anti lock brakes. I pulled the fuse on the ABS but the truck wouldn't pass state inspection with the light on, so I put the fuse back in...
Forum: Welding 05-25-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,165
Posted By slip knot
The contacts on the selector switch may be...

The contacts on the selector switch may be corroded too. BTDT. sometimes I could switch it back and forth a couple of times and it would start working right again. Finally took it apart and it had...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-10-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By slip knot
I put a Teco VFD on a drill press, changed out...

I put a Teco VFD on a drill press, changed out the motor to a 3p inverter rated motor. it works well.
From what Ive read, I believe that the issue of burning out motors is because the motors aren't...
Forum: Fabrication 05-06-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,982
Posted By slip knot
Nice save. my lawn mower deck repairs always look...

Nice save. my lawn mower deck repairs always look crappy, I just blame it on the contaminants in the recycled metal.:D
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