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Forum: General Garage Discussion 10-17-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,654
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: 464
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: 2,200
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: 154
Views: 20,036
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: 23
Views: 1,406
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: 3,158
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: 33
Views: 1,751
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: 2,086
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: 21
Views: 1,056
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: 2,366
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: 860
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: 23,359
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: 807
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: 4,219
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: 11,395
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: 1,350
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: 1,956
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: 1,933
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...
Forum: Flooring 11-29-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,876
Posted By dtt454
Re: RaceDeck - The 8 Hour Sale Starts Now

wohoo got mine in free shipping too :beer:
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 11-18-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By dtt454
Re: are there benifits of higher frequency in arc welding?

well it sure isnt easier to strike an arc, im used to welding with miller trailblazer and bobcat welders, and this thing i think is way harder to get the hang of.

and it does look like it...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 11-18-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By dtt454
are there benifits of higher frequency in arc welding?

so i was reading about this machine the vanair I300 http://vanair.com/index.php/air-n-arc-all-in-one-power-systems-side/airnarc-i300-side.html

they say one of its featues is "all the benefits of...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-27-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By dtt454
Re: inspection cameras/borescope

ill amit i tried 2 scopes, one was a dewalt, the other is an inexpensive usb camera that plugs into your computer. both of them seem to be about the same. in dark spaces you really cant get...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-05-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,220
Posted By dtt454
Re: Suggest a straightedge

i saw a guy once use a fluroescent light tube. im not saying it was right but it seemed to work
Forum: General Tool Discussion 09-26-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,466
Posted By dtt454
Re: Auto Battery Blew Up in Shop Today

when i was a kid me and my best friend blew up a battery in a vw bug jump starting it. later we learned that it was a 6v system, we were jumping with 12v
Forum: General Garage Discussion 08-30-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,673
Posted By dtt454
Re: Which air hose do I want?

ill add a vote for the goodyear air hose. ive used a number of others, ill take the goodyear one it every time.
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