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  1. Re: What is the 'best' wood splitter wedge design?

    Multi split wedges require lots of force. My curret splitter has a 6way adjustable wedge and a 5in bore cyl. it will pretty much split anything I can put on it, includeing knots and forks. The big...
  2. Re: Ventrac 42oo tubo diesl driving me nuts

    Bought a few things today, filters, oil, new battery. I think I found my oil foaming problem. I went to take the suction filter off and it was barely hand tight. I could tell where oil had been...
  3. Re: Ventrac 42oo tubo diesl driving me nuts

    The battery on the machine is shot and I plan on buying a new one. I was using a jump box to test and start the machine. Terminals are clean, even removed all the ground wires and cleaned and than...
  4. Ventrac 42oo tubo diesl driving me nuts

    I have a very old, 4200 with the tubo diesel that I bought newback when they where unheard of. Not even sure of the model year I have had it so long. Anyways, a couple or three years ago the charging...
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    Re: Steiner accessory DYI

    Does your stiener have the 3pt hitch?. Some do, some dont. My 430max does. with the 3pt hitch, it would just be a matter of building a small box or tray to hook to the hitch. set it off/on when...
  6. Re: replace a 5 inch cylinder with a 4 inch on log loader

    The nut on a five in cyl is probably going to be around the 2in size, Not a job for any HF impacts. I didnt have it at the time, but I now own a 1in drive impact that might have worked.
  7. Re: replace a 5 inch cylinder with a 4 inch on log loader

    There should be a cap on the rod end of the cyl. Usually they unscrew, altho you might need a spanner wrench to unscrew it. The nut I was referring to is on the base end of the rod, inside the cyl,...
  8. Re: replace a 5 inch cylinder with a 4 inch on log loader

    Not knowing your cyl design I'll give one warning about building it yourself. If the pin end of your shaft is welded on, you will have to take the piston off the other end to replace the shaft seal....
  9. Re: replace a 5 inch cylinder with a 4 inch on log loader

    I agree with rebuild before replace. I have seen seal packs for large cyl for as little as $60. Not saying thats what yours would cost, but certainly worth checking into. Unless the shaft is bent,...
  10. Re: Rebuilding 430 loader, any lines on drop in replacement cylinders other than stoc

    I had my local hyd/machine shop replace the shafts on a tn75 loader for $125 each. You might want to check your local shop before buying new cyls.
  11. Thread: shop vise

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    Re: shop vise

    good info about the vacuum tubes, also the old Motorola raidos, I know there is a stack of those o;d police, fire departement radios setting in the corner. I think he said that he had tried several...
  12. Thread: shop vise

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    Re: shop vise

    I cant understand this guys methods or motives when it comes to cleaning out this shop. I told him to take pictures and put everything for sale on one of the local facebook yard sale sites. Stuff...
  13. Thread: shop vise

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    Re: shop vise

    This may be a double post, but since the first try didnt show up, I'll type it again,
    Everything worked out pretty good. I showed up just as my buddy and the other buyer finished loading the table...
  14. Thread: shop vise

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    Re: shop vise

    I guess my bubby aint the buddy I thought he was. called me a few minutes ago to tell me the vice and table are gone. Sold them to someone else for $200. Since the guy owes me $60, I think its time...
  15. Thread: shop vise

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    shop vise

    A buddy called me up this morning saying he was cleaning out a old shop of a deceased friend. Said there was a welding table, 3x4 with 1/2in top with a 8in Allied vise mounted on it. Said I could...
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    Re: Convert Miller 130 to gas, and classes?

    I'll agree with these statements, the small migs do have their place. But I still believe a poor choice for a first machine simply because of the limitations of the machine. You can always turn a...
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    Re: Convert Miller 130 to gas, and classes?

    seems to me that a person asking for advice is doing so because they feel a need to know the answer. Answers can be as varied as there are folks answering the question. The only time I see...
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    Re: Convert Miller 130 to gas, and classes?

    Sodo, lately at my shop, there hasnt been much going on. Lasr sept I tore my rotatorcuff and was out of commission for a few months. Currently, I had a full knee replacement two weeks ago and am...
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    Re: Convert Miller 130 to gas, and classes?

    I believe a miller 130 has a 20% duty cycle at 90 amps. Thats 2 minutes of welding out of every 10 minutes. 90 amps is good for about 1/8in thick metal using soild wire and gas mix. Flux core will...
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    Re: Convert Miller 130 to gas, and classes?

    I am hesitant to even reply, seems you want to squabble over something thats not worth argueing about. As to a beginning welder, just what kind of inside knowledge do you have, or what kind of hint...
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    Re: Convert Miller 130 to gas, and classes?

    Its a 60amp pull type fuse split to two 30amp screw in fuses, I have 60amps for my 220v
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    Re: Convert Miller 130 to gas, and classes?

    sodo, I think I have mentioned this before, my garage doesnt have breakers, it is old wireing with fuse boxes. My fuses are 30amp each for 115v and combined for 60amp 220v. Not a very good setup and...
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    Re: Convert Miller 130 to gas, and classes?

    I had a 130 machine once. It would run with or without gas, so its possible that your machine is already setup to run gas and all you need is the regulator and bottle. My personal opinion with that...
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    Re: Welding in a Wooden Barn

    My shop is wood framed. I have had several trashcan fires where sparks/slag got in the can. I keep a chemical fire extinguser handy all the time. My big peeve is fuel cans. I keep those in a...
  25. Re: Can two hydraulic cylinders of two different sizes, be plumbed together?

    If I am reading this right, you have a boom you want to make move a total of 65degrees, vertical/horizonal doesnt matter. Is there some reason the cyl must have 17in of stroke, or can one of a...
  26. Re: Topsoil or compost screen - build or rent?

    watching to see what you come up with. I have about a 1000 yrds or so of wood chips I am starting to compost now and will need a screen before to long.
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    Re: Electric Seed Spreader

    Maybe look at one of those battery operated automatic game feeder motors. Wildgame Innovations Replacement 6V Motor for Trophy Hunter™ Wildlife Feeders | Academy, have to figure out how to get just...
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    Re: Anyone here incubate chicken eggs?

    The question was asked about hatch rates and shipped eggs. I have shipped dozens of eggs all across the US. Packing is extremely important. The USPS is extremly ruff when it comes to eggs. I used to...
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    Re: cleaning hydralic reservoir

    On tractor hyd, what I am going to suggest might be hard to do. On large hyd tank with large top covers, I have bought a small wet/dry shop vac and used that to suck the sludge and trash out of a...
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    Re: Garden Hiller

    I am trying somethinng a little new for me this year. I usually till the ground pretty good and then use the troy built hiller attachment to makes hills. Then i just lay off rows down the middle of...
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    Re: Splitter leaking

    I have had this happen before, but not often. New filter not having the rubber Oring and not notice when installed. Leak is pretty big and it dont take long to realize something is wrong. Also a...
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    Re: Steel shipping racks/pallets

    On my flip phone, the charge port is the usb port. I use the same cable to upload to computer as I use to charge the phone. My phone has the mini usb port on the phone and one end of the cable is...
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    Re: .023 FluxCore Wire??

    The little hobart 125 used .023 flux core back when I had one. Tractor Supply might have the wire. I havent looked for it for a long time. Welded good up to 1/8 sheet metal if I remember correctly.
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    Re: JIC fitting size?

    I have a old Alamo McCormick long arm mower. that thing has a whole slew of odd ball fittings. I thought once they where metric because a #4 or #6 wouldnt fit. Turns out they where #5jic.
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    Re: Brazing Stainless Steel

    Your not going to braze it, not stainless. Silver solder your best bet. I wouldnt hesitate to crimp it if it was mine, your not going to winch anything with just the lug bolted to the drum. I have...
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    Re: scared myself today

    Not looking forward to walking barefoot on a tin roof in the summer:sun:
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    Re: Convert mule drawn to 3 point?

    I have a factory made Cole one row 3pt planter. I havent used it in a few years. Not looking straight at it right now, but memory tells me it is just bolted to the top of the cultivators. You adjust...
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    Re: Hiller stage 1

    Yea, sort of in the same boat, I only plant about 30lb of seed a year, not enough to justify any specialty equipment. I do have one of those push planters for corn and beans, I got tired of dropping...
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    Re: Hiller stage 1

    Yep, find you a old lawn mower sulkey for a seat, a 3in piece of PVC to drop the taters down, and someone brave enough to ride behind you and drop the spuds. I have actually seen old tobacco planters...
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    Re: Hiller stage 1

    My thought is its not how deep the taters are planted, its how wide the hills. I want loose dirt under the plants and the hills wide enough to keep the taters from busting out of the rows.

    I like...
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    Re: Anyone here incubate chicken eggs?

    Jw, I had a lot of things go wrong with my first incubators, it took a try or two before I figured it out and quit trying to reinvent the wheel.
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    Re: Anyone here incubate chicken eggs?

    My controllers where mounted outside the box as well. The sensors/probes where all that was placed inside. Even setup like that, I found that as the humidity changed, so did the temps. I am not smart...
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    Re: Making Nicer Torch Cuts ???

    about as close to hand held as it gets. , I think. portable water jet cutting machine - YouTube
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    Re: I could use this!

    I had one once, Factory built. Plan was to use it to rake up rocks out of new lawn installs. Didnt work worth a hoot. If you mixed large rocks and dirt in the bucket, sure you could shake it out, but...
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    Re: Anyone here incubate chicken eggs?

    I bought a few of those fog machine wafers and hooked up a humidity controller. My buddy made that too. when humidity dropped, the fogger would make smoke and could quickly raise the humidity. I used...
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    Re: Anyone here incubate chicken eggs?

    I used to raise chickens and sell hatching eggs. I only dealth with the rare and endangered breeds. At one time I was shipping hatching eggs all over the US. I spent a lot of time and money trying to...
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    Re: Hiller stage 1

    I dont plant a lot of taters each year, but I have been planting taters for years. Dad always prepped the soil and then he would hook up my brother and I to one of those old big wheel push plows. We...
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    Re: How do I fix this - Rounded out holes

    I would just buy a couple of Williams washers and weld on the out side of the tabs. Williams Washer
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    Re: LT200 loader JIC fitting size?

    I had problems trying to replace a hose on a alamo long arm mower. A #4 nor #6 jic didnt fit, tried metric, nope. Turns out they used a #5jic. I didnt know they even made such a thing, but thats what...
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    Re: Flow control

    If $4 part gives you the heebie jeebies, then my fix for controlling the drop speed of my wood splitter wedge would send you into shock. It might of cost me $0.15
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    Re: Steps to remove hydraulic cylindar

    Must of been using a pocket knife. at work we had so many injuries using a pocket knife to cut zipties they finally put a rule in the rule book prohibiting it. they issued us a little pair of snips...
  52. Re: Reduce pressure to thumb (bends pivot pin)

    Im missing something here, it looks like all your lines are tee'd together.
  53. Re: Reduce pressure to thumb (bends pivot pin)

    I too think this would be the best method instead of trying to plumb to the retract port back to CV. If you dump relief oil directly back to tank, in the advent that you curled the bucket with the...
  54. Re: Reduce pressure to thumb (bends pivot pin)

    If I am reading this right, you want to add the relief to the base port of your cylinder, and then tie the tank side of the relief into the retract port of the cyl so that relief oil will flow back...
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    Re: Adding a second water heater

    I added a preheater and extra 40gal tank to my wood stove. Cut my power bill down by $50 month and the longer your in the shower, the hotter the water gets. Hard to regulate the temps in the tank...
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    Re: Busy Wife This Weekend

    I can tell you if you want the apple moonshine, core the apples before putting them in the press. This gets rid of the seeds and the bitter taste that goes with them. Donot cook the apples as it will...
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    Re: Been working on a mill.

    Been there done that, been planning a mill build for a few years now. One day, maybe
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    Re: Cheap cylinder: What could I do with it?

    A deal aint a deal if you dont have a use for it.
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    Re: Please explain PB

    Most of the valves have a built in relief. Connecting another valve downstream of the first valve without a power beyond port doesnt not give the relief anywhere to dump overpressure oil back to tank...
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    Re: Please explain PB

    What did you say??
    Simple, the out port is designed for low pressure. If you hook another valve downstream from the out port of the first valve, as soon you operate the second valve, pressure will...
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    Re: Magnesium tank with hole in it

    JB weld last week. Seems to be doing the job for now. Didnt know you could braze Magnesium.
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    Re: HYDRAULICS--WHAT IS IT?

    We have used a inclinometor to grade on railroad tracks for years. accurate to within about 1/16 of a inch. The way its mounted is at wheel level across the axle tube, or in the event of a tractor...
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    Re: Logger's eye.

    I used to watch dad weave 3 strand rope. He probably showed me how to do it a hundred times. I guess I am a slow learner as I could never get it to look like the weaves he did.
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    Re: Logger's eye.

    I cant ever remember breaking out the eye on any of our cables. broke many a one where the hook contacts the cable in the eye. Our biggest problem with the cable was the pipe we used to protect the...
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    Re: Logger's eye.

    We used to do a similar cable eye on the winch cable of our old BigStick log loader. Almost but not quite. We would leave the tail a little long and then take a piece of soft water pipe and slip over...
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    Re: Belt sander or disc sander - or both?

    Had a piece of 2in pipe chucked in the lathe once that got flung across the room and bounced off the wall. I just barely had it chucked up and was fixing to adjust the steady rest. Thinking I had the...
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    Re: Dump truck hydraulics

    It might just be a matter of disableing the electric pump motor for down feed. I suspect this could be done at the control cord, but without seeing how your system works I cant say for sure. My dump...
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    Re: Belt sander or disc sander - or both?

    Never been able to find the part after that happens so I dont know how well switch to a different machine might work.:stirthepot:
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    Re: Magnesium tank with hole in it

    Gary, been spraying down the hole site with brake clean, durn chainsaws and chain oil sure are sticky. Anyways, I think I can reach the hole thru the fill cap with my finger. While I cant get inside...
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    Re: Magnesium tank with hole in it

    Watching tigtime and welding web, it seems to tig very similar to aluminum, but I aint worth a hoot tig'ing aluminum so there you go. Even if my welding supply would sell one rod, not sure I want to...
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    Magnesium tank with hole in it

    I have a 346xp husky chainsaw with a hole in the oil (chain oil),tank. It seems somewhere sometime, someone put the wrong screw in the handle and it wore a hole in the oil tank. If the tank was...
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    Re: My home made firewood processor

    you can see in my second pic how i raise and lower the wedge. that wedge is 24in tall at full extend. The cyl is actually a steering cyl off a old forklift. maybe 2in bore and 6in stroke.
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    Re: My home made firewood processor

    I think you will have binding of your splits. My wedge is very similar to yours. To prevent any binding, I only sharpened one side of each wedge. The bottom wedge is sharpened on the bottom side and...
  74. Re: Can hydraulic tools be run from a tractors remotes?

    Most of the hydraulic tools we run usually require either 10gpm or 5gpm and only about 1250psi. This includes impacts, small chainsaws and drills. grinders and jackhammers. I would suspect just bout...
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    Re: conveyor project

    Got a chance to look at my conveyor. 3/4hp@1725rpm electric motor. belt reduction , motor vee pulley=2in dia, gearbox input 3.5in dia vee pulley. Gearbox output is a 18 tooth #40 drive sprocket,...
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    Re: Straw Blower From 7734

    Didnt realize your coupler had fibrous rubber in it. It looked to be a splined shaft coupling. The original coupling looked to be a very large lovejoy type, these usually have a rubber insert to take...
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    Re: conveyor project

    I have two similar conveyors from a saw mill. Both used electric motors with a pulley reduction and then a gear box. My conveyors are 14ft and 18ft with 12in belts. When its daylite tomorrow, i will...
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    Re: Straw Blower From 7734

    Dont know much about Renco blowers. Had a yellowjacket with 24in blower fan once. It was a similar design as the renco, finn, bowie and a lot of the other frail type blowers. Never saw a direct...
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    Re: LOG SPLITER BUILD

    A dump valve diverts fluid from the rod end of cyl back to tank without the fluid having to flow thru the control valve. The reason for using one with high flow pumps is because of volume...
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    Re: Welding freeze-cracked engine block

    I used the old wood stove trick to weld up a water pump once. I remember I could only stand welding for a couple of minutes before I had to back up from the stove. I had a friend weld up a small...
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    Re: My home made firewood processor

    The species of wood you plan on splitting doesnt sound to be anything really hard. A 4in bore should do alright and the small dia round you are shooting for a 6way wedge will probably work. Looking...
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    Re: info on hydraulic manifold

    Well, I did inspect the valve this week, and wrote down all the numbers, but I left the info on the dash of my truck when I headed home today. I did get a little info about the valve from one of the...
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    Re: info on hydraulic manifold

    I know the ports are for 10gpm,5gpm,5gpm flows as I have used this very valve for connecting various hyd tools. I aint sure who makes the manifold, I did find reference to a cse manifold made by Sun...
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    Re: safe to use plumbing pipe in hydralics

    A106 Grade B Carbon Steel 1in sch40 pipe has a pressure rating of 2847psi at 100*F. A53B only 214psi, very wide range here and AS THE TEMP RISES, PRESSURE RATINGS GO DOWN. The black iron pipe I have...
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    Re: Hydraulic pump ?

    5in outside dia doesnt really tell you what the inside dia is, you can guess pretty close and i would guess you have a 4.5in cyl. your 28gpm pump is rated at 3000psi. I use a 5in cyl for 6way splits...
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    Re: Hydraulic pump ?

    Motor size is going to be determined by how much flow and pressure you need to obtain the speed and power you are looking for. Your 7.5in outside dia cyl is most likely a 6.5 or 7 in bore, or...
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    Re: info on hydraulic manifold

    I looked at this valve a while back, but had a guy take the picture and send it to me yesterday. As I recall, the only numbers are the ones I posted. The CSE C132A, which can be seen in the picture....
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    Re: info on hydraulic manifold

    Actually my comment was more of a bump to keep it near the top until someone that knows what it is might see it. You know usually something unusual will get a lot of looks and few hits until someone...
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    Re: info on hydraulic manifold

    78 views and no replies. I thought there would be at least one person other than me has seen one of these valves. What little I know of this valve, it is used to provide power for hydraulic tooling,...
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    info on hydraulic manifold

    I have ran across a manifold/accessory block I cant find any info on. 455241 The valve is a parker, cse c132a. Block has some sort of flow control and is used to connect hydraulic tooling to using...
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    Re: Tractor Financing for bad credit?????

    Cant give advice here, just thinking about how my business started and ended. Paid cash for a piece of equipment. Business grew to where I couldnt keep up with the work. Paid cash for another bigger...
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    Re: My 3rd and hopefully last log splitter

    I think part of my problem with stretching bolts is the height of the pusher block. The pusher is 16in tall and the blade is 24in tall at full extention. Lots of leverage on those bolts. Also have a...
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    Re: My 3rd and hopefully last log splitter

    I think part of my problem with stretching bolts is the height of the pusher block. The pusher is 16in tall and the blade is 24in tall at full extention. Lots of leverage on those bolts. Also have a...
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    Re: Could air cause this issue???

    If I read this right, you disconnected the return line from the valve and left it capped with the OC, then you ran another line into the top of tank and where able to crank the engine and it bogg...
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    Re: My 3rd and hopefully last log splitter

    Looked for a pic of my slide, but didnt find one. I used 1/2 grade8 bolts to hold my slide down. 5 or 6 per side. Bolts are verticle so they hold in tension. I can and do stretch those bolts all the...
  96. Re: I would like to make a quail, pheasant surogator. Any ideas.

    been thinking about doing something similar myself. Just havent gotten around to learning how its done. Nothing to add, but I will be following with interest.
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    Re: Firewood processor help

    I am of the school that says "Overbuild, Overbuild, Overbuild". Never did like having to redo something because it wasnt built heavy enough in the first place. New beam looks heavy, should do the...
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    Re: Could air cause this issue???

    Well here are my thoughts on the return line. The valves you have do work as intended when hooked to the kubota hyd. The valves dont work when hooked to the DW. The problem has to lie with the...
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    Re: Could air cause this issue???

    well, about the only thing I can think of with your connections to the aux valve is that by not using the return port on that valve, there may be some sort of pressure sensing check valve where you...
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    Re: Could air cause this issue???

    well, at least you know its not the valves. Something dont look right with the connections in this picture...
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