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    Now maybe the cheapest, easiest solution would be...

    Now maybe the cheapest, easiest solution would be to put some sort of stop on the control valve lever? Though somewhat hokey I suppose.
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    I'm not sure if you'll need the flow restrictors....

    I'm not sure if you'll need the flow restrictors. With a large log on the lift it may kick the pump into low flow.
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    Definitely sounds like a pump issue. If you are...

    Definitely sounds like a pump issue. If you are only getting to 1500 psi, the reliefs wouldn't be opening anyway. And obviously 1500 psi on the high flow mode on the pump is too much for 6.5 hp.
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    Re: let's talk antennas

    alright, so it's been a few months and I thought I'd give anyone interested an update. After running the coax, there was a big improvement to the reception of more local stations. I have not been...
  5. So the snow melted in Boston?

    So the snow melted in Boston?
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    It's a dana 60, actually iirc the sticker says...

    It's a dana 60, actually iirc the sticker says spicer 60. I've had the truck for 11 years. Bought it with 84k, now has around 162k. Drove it a lot for the first 5 years, now it's barely driven. ...
  7. Robotic cats?

    Robotic cats?
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    Any idea if this only applies to the aam front...

    Any idea if this only applies to the aam front ends? I have a '96 2500 that needs ball joints and was planning on using moog, but I remember you making this comment on another thread. I believe...
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    Why do you need to pay a tire recycling fee on a...

    Why do you need to pay a tire recycling fee on a new trailer?
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    Handrifle, it sounds as if you want a tank that...

    Handrifle, it sounds as if you want a tank that will fill the truck tank, is that correct? Or is this for fueling other equipment, or both?

    If you want it to do both, and you want to control...
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    Are they ball bearings? I always thought discs...

    Are they ball bearings? I always thought discs had plain metal bearings.
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    Thanks for the explanation

    Thanks for the explanation
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    I'm curious, how do spark plugs cause a cylinder...

    I'm curious, how do spark plugs cause a cylinder to burn oil? That's a new one for me.
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    Definitely ugly, I remember the article where...

    Definitely ugly, I remember the article where they were testing future super-duties and were experimenting with an aluminum frame, anyone hear any news on that? I know the testing revealed a few...
  15. I'm not saying it's a good purchase or not, just...

    I'm not saying it's a good purchase or not, just curious if you've researched the Dodge Dart at all?
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    On the wind generator threads there is a lot of...

    On the wind generator threads there is a lot of talk of the problems with many renewable resources. One of those problems is the power plants needing to throttle down and up to compensate for...
  17. Honda and Toyota are proven and have a good...

    Honda and Toyota are proven and have a good reputation, people trust them without outstanding warranty. Hyundai, Kia, etc... were always known as "cheap" cars (disposable) but it seems they are...
  18. It seems consumer reports has lost a lot of...

    It seems consumer reports has lost a lot of credibility over the last decade or so.
  19. What does smoke odor have to do with abusing a...

    What does smoke odor have to do with abusing a rental car transmission???

    My friend has a '14 or '15 Ford Focus. Think he has around 20k on it. Just had it into dealer for about a 3 weeks or so...
  20. Congratulations! Enjoy the tractor.

    Congratulations! Enjoy the tractor.
  21. Hopefully we don't discourage the manufacturer...

    Hopefully we don't discourage the manufacturer too much. The problem here is that this forum is filled with doityourselfers who will somewhat balk at the price. Many here are able to build...
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    I believe it, gm seems to have an issue with...

    I believe it, gm seems to have an issue with electrical connections. I have quite a few small quirks with both my suburban and my impala that are caused by bad contacts, either switches or plugs.
  23. The problem I see with this is that if someone is...

    The problem I see with this is that if someone is diving in fog and can't see the road well and they see an smv triangle off to the side (which would presumably be on a vehicle) they may steer...
  24. And EPA, and OSHA.

    And EPA, and OSHA.
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    On the plunger there is a rubber seal, it has a...

    On the plunger there is a rubber seal, it has a "fatter" and "skinnier" side to it. The fatter side is just flared out a little. If you bulk fill the grease, that side should be toward the grease...
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    Some guns that are made to bulk loaded need to...

    Some guns that are made to bulk loaded need to have the plunger seal flipped. Maybe that is the source of some people's problems?
  27. It looks like he is actually smiling. ...and...

    It looks like he is actually smiling.

    ...and what's with the log between his legs? :confused:
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    :laughing:

    :laughing:
  29. You should probably let all those pipe weldors...

    You should probably let all those pipe weldors know that they are using the wrong rod. Whudda thunk it? Why don't they just use 6013... it's so much easier.
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    Both my mom and a friend of mine have Nissan...

    Both my mom and a friend of mine have Nissan maximas, around '05 or '06. Between the two of them 3 bulbs have had to be changed for around $180 each. One shop actually told my mom that he couldn't...
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    It could be a million dollar fine but people...

    It could be a million dollar fine but people would still do it, it's a hard law to enforce as you have to be seen doing it and I assume people don't do it when there are people around. People break...
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    Balloons don't really bother me, blatant...

    Balloons don't really bother me, blatant littering like throwing fast food wrappers bothers me more, or especially large items like mattresses and such.
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    I will also add that I am a member of a...

    I will also add that I am a member of a photography forum and it uses the same app as tbn, but does not seem to have the problems that tbn has.
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    I use tapatalk for weldingweb and garagejournal,...

    I use tapatalk for weldingweb and garagejournal, and I will say that ww works much better for keeping track of where you left off.
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    If I remember correctly, you cannot draw (cfm)...

    If I remember correctly, you cannot draw (cfm) more than 1/7 of the tank capacity (cf). If your tank is 70cf, you cannot draw more than 10cfm from it. I may have the units messed up however. ...
  36. This thread could use some humor... Dover...

    This thread could use some humor...

    Dover Police DashCam Confessional (Shake it Off): http://youtu.be/8XFBUM8dMqw

    I'm sure some of you have seen this, but this is what I think about now when I...
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    Every vehicle I have owned (cars included) have...

    Every vehicle I have owned (cars included) have had this information on the sticker in the door jamb. Trailer... well they "should" have this information on a placard somewhere, but as you said,...
  38. The highest energy medium-size dogs I know of are...

    The highest energy medium-size dogs I know of are labs.
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    I had never heard of this either, interesting.

    I had never heard of this either, interesting.
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    The problem I have had with vacuum bleeding (on...

    The problem I have had with vacuum bleeding (on cars anyway) is that when you crack open the bleeders after attaching the suction line, air gets sucked in through the threads of the bleeder. I...
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    Incredible! Though, I couldn't tell... was it...

    Incredible! Though, I couldn't tell... was it actually running, or was it being spun by something? I don't think I could get a penny to stand on it's edge on just a table!
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    I think there is some confusion as to the type of...

    I think there is some confusion as to the type of bearings you are using. Typically, flange bearings are a spherical bearing that swivels in a 2 bolt or 4 bolt flange. I get the impression you are...
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    Grind 2 rivets flush, then put in vise in a way...

    Grind 2 rivets flush, then put in vise in a way the you are not clamping on the opposite leaf and pound it out with a pin punch.
  44. Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    I sold a jd111 riding mower with a snowblower on it a few years back and a guy showed up from about an hour and half away with an outback and a small trailer (just barely big enough for the mower. I...
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    I'm flattered that you consider me your friend...

    I'm flattered that you consider me your friend and all, but I don't remember doing that. :)
  46. I've done quite a bit of reading and talked to...

    I've done quite a bit of reading and talked to some people (Deere dealer, diesel mechanics...) and have heard ps is pointless, or howes is better, or something else is better, or whatever. I've...
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    I let my cousin borrow my tractor over the...

    I let my cousin borrow my tractor over the summer. He asked his friend to tow it. His friend didn't have a trailer so they used my cousin's.

    So they (my cousin and his friend) show up in a...
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    I read that as "not branded, new, one" meaning...

    I read that as "not branded, new, one" meaning generic... not "not brand new." A comma or two would go a long way. Maybe someone should send him a link to the grammar thread that is going on now. :)
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    The Green Mile

    The Green Mile
  50. You guys sure are busy coming up with new items,...

    You guys sure are busy coming up with new items, good job!
  51. I'm curious if you could elaborate on this a...

    I'm curious if you could elaborate on this a little? Did he give you any kind of explanation? I'm not doubting you, it's just the first I've heard anything like this.
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    I have heard that rebuilders cut the sealed packs...

    I have heard that rebuilders cut the sealed packs apart and epoxy them back together.

    I have some older ridgid ni-cad 18v batteries that need to be rebuilt. They are screwed together so it is...
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    Generally, what I find is that weights are...

    Generally, what I find is that weights are weights are weights. Everyone wants the same price new or used, wheel weights or suitcase weights, any brand. Usually $1-$1.50 per pound. Sometimes you...
  54. I few years ago I was at the [gasp!] Kubota...

    I few years ago I was at the [gasp!] Kubota dealer and was checking out tractors. (Glad I dodged that bullet :laughing:) Anyway I was telling the dealer I wasn't sure I needed a fel. His response...
  55. You'll be a "white-haired guy!" :laughing:

    You'll be a "white-haired guy!" :laughing:
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    Many places it's 102"

    Many places it's 102"
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    Wow, thanks guys. BCP, according to your link it...

    Wow, thanks guys. BCP, according to your link it appears I could bend the 1/2" at a 20" radius without anything else... and that is regular plywood. Am I reading that right?
  58. In that case, yes... but at that point wouldn't...

    In that case, yes... but at that point wouldn't it be just as easy to pull out cash?
  59. Looks great, are the fixed blade versions getting...

    Looks great, are the fixed blade versions getting the US made rippers as well?
  60. The problem with cashiers checks, money orders,...

    The problem with cashiers checks, money orders, etc. is not that they are inconvenient, but they are not the "safe" currency they once were. Lots of scams going on out there with fake money orders...
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    curving plywood?

    So my boy (3 years old) is very fascinated with trains. I am planning a train themed bed to build and I have most of the plan done but for the "boiler" part I want some curved plywood. I am...
  62. :laughing: In all honesty though, maybe he was...

    :laughing:

    In all honesty though, maybe he was trying to hold the walls together?
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    I'm certainly not a metallugist, but occasionally...

    I'm certainly not a metallugist, but occasionally when I research different metals for projects there seem to be many heat-treatable metals that supposedly have good machining characteristics.
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    You are starting to make me wonder if the pump is...

    You are starting to make me wonder if the pump is actually metric? Maybe 32mm with 10mm key?
  65. This is not ALWAYS true... the only person that I...

    This is not ALWAYS true... the only person that I have direct daily dealings with that has military training is a complete idiot... both socially and technically. He was an aircraft mechanic in the...
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    It's convenient for ebay, only have to give one...

    It's convenient for ebay, only have to give one place you credit card info and not the other party.
  67. Deere, and I'm sure other manufacturers have a...

    Deere, and I'm sure other manufacturers have a website that you can build a tractor, it will then at least give you msrp. Then if you wish it will send it to whatever dealer you specify and they can...
  68. I couldn't tell, I see the short section of boom...

    I couldn't tell, I see the short section of boom that goes to the bucket (jib?) But couldn't tell if the main boom was present. The way he worded it sounded like it could have not been there.

    As...
  69. Re: Are you "lucky"if you have a secure retirement?

    I really do appreciate this thread guys. It seems most responses so far are from either retired guys or guys close to it. I am a long way off before retirement really, but I do try to think about...
  70. Re: Online Selling Practices - Craigslist etc. Rant!

    Certainly not worth 29k, but I don't think I could ever bring myself to scrap that thing... I think it's pretty neat really, but I am admittedly a bit of a hoarder. Of course, if the boom is missing...
  71. Re: Online Selling Practices - Craigslist etc. Rant!

    I sold a hydraulic power unit that I had listed on Ebay a while back for like $600. The guy was from Chicago (about 90 minutes away) and drove out to look at it. I am pretty far out, it's about 20...
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    We have a broach set at work but I've never used...

    We have a broach set at work but I've never used it. It has several short pieces of shaft that the broach slides in and then long broaches the push through the part, I assume it just goes in the...
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    That does seem outrageous to me. Honestly I've...

    That does seem outrageous to me. Honestly I've never done it nor had it done but I would really expect $20 (give or take) and 15 minutes... maybe a more on the time if yhey are busy. Have you...
  74. I actually have a craigslist app on my phone that...

    I actually have a craigslist app on my phone that I can make a list of search cities then when I search for something it's one button that will scroll to the next city then the next city using the...
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    It really should be nothing for a machine shop to...

    It really should be nothing for a machine shop to broach the keyway out bigger in the coupler. Probably could do it while you wait.
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    Last time I inquired at napa (a couple years ago)...

    Last time I inquired at napa (a couple years ago) they sold a product called crossfire. Checked it out on google and not too many people were thrilled with it.

    I was recommended carbitz epoxy...
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    I was always against the 1.5ah batteries because...

    I was always against the 1.5ah batteries because they were small and I figured useless. The set I bought a while back has them, it was cheap so I figured "what the heck?" I planned on buying a set...
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    Should have bought that welder from the...

    Should have bought that welder from the government auction.
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    Doesn't the top plate help hold the other 2 walls...

    Doesn't the top plate help hold the other 2 walls together? They should be interlocked. I could be wrong, but I think the trusses are designed for a verticle load and not so much for a "stretching"...
  80. Well I'm an idiot. I have been using the winter...

    Well I'm an idiot. I have been using the winter blend year-round and must have forgotten. I guess over the years I got confused and thought the white bottle was the basic and the silver was for...
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    Re: Do Trickle Chargers Really work....

    It was mentioned earlier, and I have wondered the same thing... if you leave a maintainer on a battery (like an on-board one) without it plugged in, will it discharge the battery over time?

    I...
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    That's a beautiful cradle. I've been following...

    That's a beautiful cradle. I've been following this build but I can't remember if you mentioned if you are putting another socket somewhere to store the cradle.

    Great job.
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    I could have almost written this post word for...

    I could have almost written this post word for word. The first part describes my job pretty well...especially the complaints about prints and labeling :laughing:

    The second part describes my...
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    What am I missing here... how does a solar...

    What am I missing here... how does a solar charger work in a barn?
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    Yeah, I think I remember you starting a thread...

    Yeah, I think I remember you starting a thread years ago about the box plant... if I remember correctly I went through the same (Weyerhaeuser-IP) but I was "fortunate" enough to keep my job. Well,...
  86. Re: Is this right? I can tow MORE with a bumper pull than I can a Gooseneck?

    yes, but you are assuming that the limiting factor is the hitch for the ratings he posted. That may not be the case.
  87. Or a tonneau cover so I've heard.

    Or a tonneau cover so I've heard.
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    Does anyone here angle the torch forward? I was...

    Does anyone here angle the torch forward? I was taught to keep it straight, but when doing thicker stuff (3/8 or more) I feel I get a little better cut angling the torch so the flame is leading the...
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    Sorry if that sounded like I was trying to talk...

    Sorry if that sounded like I was trying to talk you out of the Woods, I wasn't. It is a good mower, and I like the company just wanted to warn you of it's shortcomings. It depends what you are...
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    I have an rm90 that I believe is constructed...

    I have an rm90 that I believe is constructed pretty similar to the rm59. It's built well, quite heavy duty (I've used it on stuff that should have been cut with a brush mower) but in all honesty it...
  91. I agree, and I don't believe anyone was looking...

    I agree, and I don't believe anyone was looking for suggestions.

    If I had that kind of gift to give I have a couple ideas of my own as there are people in my close to me that would/could benefit...
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    Not sure a castle nut is a solution either. The...

    Not sure a castle nut is a solution either. The nut will either loosen just enough to let the blade spin (I never have good luck getting castle nuts "just tight enough") or you may sheer the cotter...
  93. Comparison Well the rears are 7.3 inches smaller, I would...

    Well the rears are 7.3 inches smaller, I would subtract 3 1/2" from the numbers on the table for rough estimate. None of the numbers will be perfect anyway and if you don't have at least 3/4"...
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    Engines are referred to cw or ccw by looking at...

    Engines are referred to cw or ccw by looking at the shaft end. If you do in fact have a cw spinning verticle shaft engine (can't say I've ever seen one) then that is perfect for left hand thread as...
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    You could start on the jd website. ...

    You could start on the jd website. www.jdparts.com. they have great parts breakdowns, it may give you an idea where to begin. If you have a good dealer they may print/copy a few pages of the...
  96. A fifth wheel doesn't require chains? I guess I...

    A fifth wheel doesn't require chains? I guess I never realized that.
  97. Wasn't the hitch tube adjustable?

    Wasn't the hitch tube adjustable?
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    If this hole is going to be tapped, I think that...

    If this hole is going to be tapped, I think that is going to present bigger problems than drilling
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    Drill/mill it larger and use a bushing?

    Drill/mill it larger and use a bushing?
  100. :laughing:

    :laughing:
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