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    Ridgerunner replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    If you buy or rent one of the correct size and configuration it would easily work. One with a hammer only setting as opposed to just drill as has...
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    09-28-2018, 04:12 PM
    Ridgerunner replied to a thread Tubing bender dies in General
    It depends too on what you are going to be bending. I have a JD Model 4 hydraulic and was bending 2 inch .125 wall 4140. It has been a while but I...
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    09-27-2018, 12:52 PM
    Ridgerunner replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I made a ball hitch for the back of the mower so it is convenient to move a trailer sometimes. I ended up hot flocking the powder coat but it still...
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    09-27-2018, 08:58 AM
    Remember before electricity kerosene lamps and coal furnace. After electric came in everyone would gather around the radio and listen to shows and...
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    09-14-2018, 05:27 PM
    Back in the day I used to help my friend that owned a gas station. People would call and say they had a dead battery. We would go out and they would...
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    09-14-2018, 07:37 AM
    Many tow trucks have a set of jumpers with Powerpole connectors on one end. They can just plug them in to the bumper or body of the truck instead of...
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    09-13-2018, 08:22 PM
    I visited colonial Williamsburg, Virginia many years ago. It is a living museum where they dress in 1700 1800 clothing and do things they way it was...
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    09-12-2018, 06:38 PM
    Ridgerunner replied to a thread scrapyards in General
    Rebar comes in different grades. Grade 40 is 40,000 psi and is nice for forming (bending). The higher the number (yield strength) the harder it is to...
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    09-09-2018, 10:59 AM
    Ridgerunner replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Did this the other day. Drilled a couple of 3/4" holes in the bucket sides for a tooth bar.
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    09-09-2018, 10:56 AM
    Ridgerunner replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Now why didn't I think of that? ;)
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    09-08-2018, 02:15 PM
    Ridgerunner replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I made a quick lathe chuck key adapter to work with a drill. I can only do half turns with a regular chuck key because of the cabinet so wanted to...
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    09-07-2018, 02:19 PM
    The roll on should work well as has been said if preparation is done right. That is the key. I have used Body Shutz before for inner fender wells and...
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    09-02-2018, 09:03 PM
    Ridgerunner replied to a thread Tool Post Drill Chuck in General
    One way to center up and down is to have a reference measurement and location that is repeatable. I have a tool center measurement taped to the...
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