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    Drawbar pulling question

    The ones shown seemed to be a little deficient in the sturdy column!
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    Invasion Of The Marijuana Growers

    Hemp; a very useful product.
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    Green hydrogen ( electrolysis ) is on the way. Batteries may not be in the future as the only option!
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    Drawbar pulling question

    I’d hate to trust those bars to prevent a backflip!
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    Can you braze a hydraulic line?

    Roustabout used the proper fitting. Flared fittings do come in different configurations and materials for different design pressure. The local hardware store likely will not be carrying the high pressure version. There are piping situations where flared fittings are not allowed. eg. Brake line...
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    Drawbar pulling question

    The forces generated wil be much different.
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    Drawbar pulling question

    You are switching from a drawbar in tension to a drawbar in compression. Completely different compilation of forces that the original design was intended for.
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    Woodland Mills sawmill trailer stability.

    The OP’s comments make perfect sense and would follow loading guidelines For tongue weight. Further inquiry with the manufacturer would be in order. As shown there may be a lot of vertical tail movement on rough roads.
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    Can you braze a hydraulic line?

    Compression fittings are the perfect choice for high pressure applications. In combination with a high pressure tubing material like steel, large compression fittings can often be used at pressures in excess of 10,000 psig. Fittings do come in different ratings. The local hardware store will...
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    Pole building foundation question

    Vibrating plate compactors on clay do not work well for a cohesive packed base!
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    Post and beam with metal??

    Wood, in larger sizes, may be very fire resistant. Metal losses strength when heated and may require fireproof insulation.
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    Post and beam with metal??

    Ferro cement/concrete would work well for preformed building parts. It’s a well used old method for many preformed panels.
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    Trans Mountain Pipeline. The Airport also has a new facility for unloading barges.
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    John Deere 4045tf150 engine help please.

    Do a test on the fuel! Or, drain out the present fuel and fill with fuel from a completely different source/refinery. See what happens. There may be times off spec oil gets blended into on spec product. In other cases some product that is completely illegal is blended into fuel oil to save on...
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    Suggestion On Best Roofing Sheet For Home

    From my viewpoint slate looks the best. But I would suggest steel with one of the more appealing patterns.
 
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