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Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-05-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,694
Posted By dtt454
Re: 60 gallon compressor $800 budget

well, i went through a similiar thing just a few months ago, i settled on a 3 hp single stage compressor from northern tool, on sale, and with a coupon was about 550 out the door, wiring to...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 12-05-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 986
Posted By dtt454
Re: male allen plugs

at the mine where i work at, i just fill them with rtv silicone. of course appearance is not important there.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 11-11-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By dtt454
Re: I need a new Air Compressor

i just had a very similar experience just a few months ago, and i decided i didnt want to have to worry about all the unknowns that come with buying a used tank.

i finally settled on this one...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-07-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,410
Posted By dtt454
Re: Walker Floor Jack worth repairing?

when i got my walker jack it looked similar i used a brake cylinder hone and 2 or 3 sets of stones to hone the barrel it took about an hour of honing to take all the scratches out.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-07-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,496
Posted By dtt454
Re: Chainsaw

about a year ago i was thinking about a small saw that wouldnt tear me up.
and would not be a pos after a short time. i got a sthil 192t ive only had it a year and only used it a...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 11-23-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,761
Posted By dtt454
Re: Sourcing a spacer

cat part number 4e1303 spacer, inside diameter 13 mm outside diameter 20 mm thickness 12.5 mm

list price is 9.18 each though.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 11-19-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,229
Posted By dtt454
Re: Drainage Channels

i might be to late to be of any use, but i put trench drains in front of my garage door, and it pipes out back where it goes on down a hill..... it does work.... but i am always cleaning those...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 10-17-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,031
Posted By dtt454
Re: Removing rusty bolts with propane

yeah your wasting your time with propane, ive never had much luck with mapp either.

i have had luck once using an air hammer to rattle the nut around.... . if you have that option.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-05-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By dtt454
Re: Dewalt 1/2 drive 18 Volt Impack Wrench

i have the dewalt, the one i have will have a hard time changing tires. its still useful for alot of other things though.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 09-04-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,366
Posted By dtt454
Re: Bending plate for loader bucket

for curved bucket liners, we take a piece of cardboard and cut it out to the right shape, the supplier we use does tons of these so its no big deal. i guess the biggest object is finding a...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 05-25-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,646
Posted By dtt454
Re: 3 hour hot concrete poor

well im not a concrete expert, but i had a driveway poured with overworked concrete once, and it looked good, till the first winter and then the top layer starts spalling, and it only gets...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 05-18-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,005
Posted By dtt454
Re: 3/4" drive sockets ???

i have alot of 3/4 and 1 inch drive sockets, i have just bought them individually according to what i need. the sets come with a whole bunch you will never use. i usually only buy impact...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 05-18-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,200
Posted By dtt454
Re: Best Pneumatic Drill?

sioux i have one that was a hand me down.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 05-18-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,509
Posted By dtt454
Re: Mechanics tool allowance

0.30 cents per billable hour. they keep it in an account and when you buy something from wherever you want, you turn in the receipt and they write a check. you dont pay taxes on it that way...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 05-18-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,796
Posted By dtt454
Re: Harry J Epsteins Trip

i believe that same socket has been on the floor for years haha
Forum: General Garage Discussion 05-16-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,827
Posted By dtt454
Re: Best WellPump? Torque Arrestors or Not? PVC vs Galvanized? I Need Some EXPERT Adv

all i was going to say is at the mine where i work at, they only use Grunfos well pumps to keep the mine pumped out.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 05-10-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,114
Posted By dtt454
Re: Creative method to repair a rod end in a steering ram?

the rod end might be spin welded to the rod, that is the most modern method equipment manufacturers use to attach rods to eyes on hyd cylinders.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 05-10-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,575
Posted By dtt454
Re: concrete on concrete humps to direct water

for what its worth, i put in a trench drain in my driveway a few years ago for a similiar reason, in hindsight i would have not done that, i am constantly cleaning the thing out, and...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-16-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 30,330
Posted By dtt454
Re: Post Pictures of any vehicles/tools/equipment or projects you worked on recently

35 series engines only have pistons the size of paint cans
Forum: General Tool Discussion 02-15-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By dtt454
Re: Fluke 115

i seem to think i remember reading that the fluke "lifetime warranty" was not defined as the lifetime of the user, but rather there expected lifetime of the instrument, which was 7 years. maybe...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 02-09-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,714
Posted By dtt454
Re: Company is supplying us the tools from now on | No more tool allowance

im kind of curious what your tool allowance used to be, i work at a dealer here in the midwest and we get .30 per billable hour. i dont have any trouble finding things to spend that on.

Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-02-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,597
Posted By dtt454
Re: Lowes vs. Home Depot?

here is my observations between lowes/hd

i was buying sheet flooring for a kitchen, at lowes, they have the flooring but i was looking for seaming glue..... i couldnt find it anywhere, so i ...
Forum: Heating and A/C 01-22-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,936
Posted By dtt454
Re: torpedo heater doesn't stay running

when my little 50000 btu one was doing exactly what you described... after making sure the air pressure was set correctly and putting a new "eye" on it. neither of those made any difference. ...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 12-14-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,492
Posted By dtt454
Re: Steel hydraulic line?

i usually just replace them with hoses.

but i have had the local hyd hose vendor make them when needed.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 12-07-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,595
Posted By dtt454
Re: New brake lines no more steel

we just started using it at the mine where i do alot of work to replace steel brake lines on there pickups that will never leave there till they are scrap. our problem was finding it, carquest...
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