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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-11-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,245
Posted By jimkinney
Where is the trailer stranded? I'm near Cocoa...

Where is the trailer stranded? I'm near Cocoa Beach if it is nearby, holler.

Jim
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-06-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By jimkinney
I got my daughter helping change the oil and...

I got my daughter helping change the oil and rotating tires on her Mustang.

The tire stores drive her crazy when she takes it in to get the tires balanced and she tells them not to rotate them as...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-16-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By jimkinney
Look for Rubbermaid Action Packer's. A bit...

Look for Rubbermaid Action Packer's. A bit pricey, but well made. Not water proof, but resistant.

Jim
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-20-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,401
Posted By jimkinney
Since I don't have a forklift, or freezing temps,...

Since I don't have a forklift, or freezing temps, mine have lasted 13 years so far. I use it once or twice a month.

I don't do anything special, just drain them and roll them up in and store them...
Forum: Fabrication 05-26-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,309
Posted By jimkinney
That saw looks brand new, too bad they sent it...

That saw looks brand new, too bad they sent it with a bad bearing :D.

Nice job. I like the patina too.

I have a drawer in the workbench full of pullers, homemade and store bought. Makes it...
Forum: Fabrication 05-23-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By jimkinney
The piece of DOM tubing that you clamp in the...

The piece of DOM tubing that you clamp in the vise looks a little thin for your application:D, but the rest is very nice.

Well thought out design.

Jim
Forum: Fabrication 05-18-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,694
Posted By jimkinney
Is this based on a trip to the local Dairy...

Is this based on a trip to the local Dairy Queen:cool:? And how far away is that?

Looking good, I'm glad the "Koo-Tracks" are up and running. Make sure you register that trademark before someone...
Forum: Fabrication 05-11-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,694
Posted By jimkinney
Looking good Joey. I wondered about why they...

Looking good Joey. I wondered about why they hadn't boxed the bottom when I saw your bent up track. You are adding a lot of torsional stiffness without a lot of weight with that fix.

I like the...
Forum: Fabrication 05-08-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,000
Posted By jimkinney
Nice mower Tim, but I have less than 1/2 acre,...

Nice mower Tim, but I have less than 1/2 acre, and would be done before I start with that.

I just use the push mower for places that aren't easy to get with my Huskvarna rider, which I don't...
Forum: Fabrication 05-07-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,000
Posted By jimkinney
Hi guys, Thanks for the comments. Yes I...

Hi guys,

Thanks for the comments.

Yes I do spray it underneath after each use. The well water here used for irrigation is brackish (salty) and part of the yard is along a salty pond. Red is...
Forum: Fabrication 05-06-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,000
Posted By jimkinney
Lawnmower Epic Fail

About half way through mowing the back yard and this happens. Ten year old Craftsman, garage kept, only used on the weekends, should of got more life out of it.

Hammered the pieces flat and...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-07-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,849
Posted By jimkinney
It should work in principle, but chains out...

It should work in principle, but chains out doesn't as cool as balls out.

Jim
Forum: Fabrication 04-07-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,235
Posted By jimkinney
When you absolutely positively gotta have it...

When you absolutely positively gotta have it fixed overnight, send it north.

As long a you don't have to pay the shipping.

Jim
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-05-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,849
Posted By jimkinney
One thing that might help your cruise control...

One thing that might help your cruise control work at low speeds, it to add more magnets for the sensor. 2 magnets and it thinks you're going twice as fast. Just add till it holds the speed you...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-24-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,035
Posted By jimkinney
That works great for removing the keepers, but...

That works great for removing the keepers, but it's awfully hard to get them back in with this method.

I think it's a tie rod fork, the ball joint fork is bigger.

That's probably a better use...
Forum: Fabrication 01-06-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,593
Posted By jimkinney
What they said. Also, if you have multiple...

What they said.

Also, if you have multiple axles, tandem tripple, etc. make sure the trailer is level when you tow. The different angles for each axle if you don't will overload the axle with the...
Forum: Fabrication 12-19-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,822
Posted By jimkinney
Very nice. Are the holes in the base used for...

Very nice. Are the holes in the base used for larger trees?

Jim
Forum: Fabrication 10-20-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,479
Posted By jimkinney
That's way cool. Thanks, Jim

That's way cool.

Thanks,

Jim
Forum: Fabrication 09-26-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,826
Posted By jimkinney
Joey, I thought you gave all that up, the...

Joey,

I thought you gave all that up, the beer, not the ladies:devil:

Nice weekend work, unlike painting the ceiling like I did since it rained here all weekend too.

Jim
Forum: Machining 09-13-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By jimkinney
Nice job, here's my second one from about 25...

Nice job, here's my second one from about 25 years ago. I still have the one I made in high school 40 years ago, but it's at home.

This one is also threaded into the head.

Jim

I can't seem...
Forum: Welding 08-25-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By jimkinney
Nice find. I have a similar set of that vintage....

Nice find. I have a similar set of that vintage. I have replaced the hoses a few times, and I already mentioned the elastic on the goggles. I still drag mine out every once in a while, but am...
Forum: Fabrication 08-18-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,586
Posted By jimkinney
Is that what happened, I thought time really flew...

Is that what happened, I thought time really flew in the Kingdom!

Once you get a tan, it's not so bad welding that way. The first one hurts though.

Jim
Forum: Welding 08-17-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,312
Posted By jimkinney
Nice find. Nothing wrong with a nostalgic buy,...

Nice find. Nothing wrong with a nostalgic buy, for the right price.

I have a matching pair of goggles, and the elastic strap looks just as dead.

Jim
Forum: Welding 07-27-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,655
Posted By jimkinney
This works for me also. I have burned up a lot...

This works for me also. I have burned up a lot of coat hangers over the years doing this.

I have had some success with .023 wire in my little Miller, but am still better with O/A.

Keep...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-17-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,019
Posted By jimkinney
They come looking for parts on the one up the...

They come looking for parts on the one up the road from my office occasionally, so there must be a market.

I think it's mostly for research, but who knows. Maybe they need to invest in the...
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