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    07-24-2016, 11:12 AM
    Well it must be more common than I thought! I listed a boat for sale at $2500 but when the ad came up it was mistakenly listed for $250, for that...
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    07-23-2016, 07:37 PM
    radkins replied to a thread Enco sales in General
    Make sure you use capital letters, the first time I used an Enco code I typed lower case without thinking about it and couldn't get the code to work.
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    07-20-2016, 01:35 PM
    Got it! :D After twice disassembling what is essentially a brand new carburetor, thoroughly cleaning all passages but finding nothing in the way...
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    07-20-2016, 09:45 AM
    Yep that's it and you described the problem perfectly, that's exactly how it's acting! Thanks a LOT for the links! I am just now going over the...
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    07-19-2016, 11:50 PM
    Ok I have a new Poulan Pro ZTR mower, 24 H Briggs with 32 hours on it and suddenly it's running rough, barely at all in fact. I am sure it's a fuel...
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    07-18-2016, 03:14 PM
    radkins replied to a thread Oli can * oiler in General
    That's one of the sites I found earlier and apparently I had already chosen the same oiler you mentioned, ...
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    07-18-2016, 02:05 PM
    radkins replied to a thread Oli can * oiler in General
    A quick check seems to indicate the Reilang oiler is not available here in the States, I guess if it's not cheap and made in China we here in the U.S...
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    07-18-2016, 11:34 AM
    radkins started a thread Oli can * oiler in General
    I have been using a couple of pump type oil cans from Lowes building supply that have been very good but one was lost and now after several years the...
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    07-01-2016, 08:35 PM
    radkins replied to a thread Cast iron and its welding in General
    Brass or Bronze? A net search for Brass brazing rods brings up lots of alloys for brazing brass but no brass rods?
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    06-21-2016, 11:47 AM
    radkins replied to a thread Strange Ebay sales in General
    $5,589.19 for a Dorian QCTP??? I would hope it would include a decent lathe to attach it to for that price!!!
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    06-21-2016, 11:02 AM
    radkins started a thread Strange Ebay sales in General
    This even beats MSC prices! :rolleyes: $410 for a two 1/2 inch MoMax bits??? ...
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    06-09-2016, 07:22 AM
    radkins replied to a thread Tis but a scratch! in General
    Looks like someone wanted an extra inch of swing really, REALLY bad!!!
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    06-07-2016, 10:12 AM
    radkins replied to a thread metal prep and primer in General
    If you simply wiped the parts to dry them them then likely that's causing the adhesion problem, no matter how dry they may look or feel the surface...
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    06-07-2016, 10:12 AM
    radkins replied to a thread metal prep and primer in General
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    06-07-2016, 09:46 AM
    There is just NO WAY that thing is not going to leak, you are leaving off a REQUIRED component! Any blast cabinet is going to leak under those...
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    06-05-2016, 11:38 AM
    radkins replied to a thread Gear material in General
    I have an oven but only sketchy info on how to properly do this, it really doesn't seem to be all that big of a deal however and putting that oven to...
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    06-05-2016, 10:51 AM
    radkins started a thread Gear material in General
    I just acquired a trashed disc type hay mower that had been involved in tractor turn over accident, it was bent badly and a couple of the spur gears...
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    05-30-2016, 04:41 PM
    Ah but then there's that nagging fear that the next one might be months away or possibly they will quit making really good offers!
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    05-29-2016, 10:00 AM
    radkins replied to a thread Material for band brake in General
    Did you look at the size of that tiny scooter brake, 60 MM diameter drum??? My tractor is just barely bigger than a lawn tractor, in fact it would...
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    05-29-2016, 09:52 AM
    radkins replied to a thread Material for band brake in General
    It's hydrostatic drive and the only time the brake has been necessary while moving was when the the valve was released to allow the drive motor to...
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    05-26-2016, 08:44 PM
    No, the vertical shaft engines are lightweight lawnmower replacement engines. Note at the bottom of the description, note *lawnmower use only*,...
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    05-25-2016, 09:45 PM
    Yes you MUST have the heavy flywheel! I have two of those things and replaced the engines on both of them, I bought this one first and although...
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    05-25-2016, 01:23 PM
    radkins replied to a thread WD40 VS Liquid Wrench ? in General
    The scented lamp oils are a paraffin based product, is that the same as kerosene? Not at all disagreeing here just asking, I have several times seen...
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    05-24-2016, 12:34 PM
    radkins replied to a thread Material for band brake in General
    I did that about 15 years ago on a small hydrostatic drive tractor where the brake band served only as a parking brake, over the years it has...
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    05-23-2016, 05:08 PM
    I resisted the lure for a while, actually thought I had broken the addiction but no, last week I just had to sit down with one of the flyers and hunt...
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    05-23-2016, 01:03 PM
    radkins replied to a thread welding an axe in General
    Exactly but then that goes right back to the sign being proof that the trucking company knows they are likely to spill gravels, which BTW spilling...
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    05-22-2016, 07:09 PM
    radkins replied to a thread welding an axe in General
    That's of course one reason but my point is simply that posting a warning sign does not relieve the poster of liability but is instead considered...
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    05-22-2016, 05:24 PM
    radkins replied to a thread welding an axe in General
    How right you are and on top of that it's even risky to warn someone! We have all seen *enter at your own risk*, *warning biting dog*, etc but...
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    05-22-2016, 02:02 PM
    radkins replied to a thread welding an axe in General
    Actually some are and I have seen more than one, a simple trip to the grinder removes all doubt and I well know what iron sparks look like! The first...
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    05-22-2016, 06:21 AM
    radkins replied to a thread NASA's Machine Shop in General
    That vending machine was the most impressive machine in the shop!!! :cool:
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