Tab Content
  • Willy's Avatar
    Today, 09:22 AM
    Not sure if this is a company policy or not but any PA store I've been in one usually gives the cashier a phone # as a personal identifier when...
    3 replies | 109 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-26-2016, 12:57 PM
    Another possible reason that it has a repair tag on it is that it was worked on and fixed for whatever ailed it at the time. Engines that are left...
    15 replies | 668 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-26-2016, 01:49 AM
    Willy replied to a thread OT: Low Cost Borescope in General
    Try a quick Google of Chinese borescope windows driver , you should end up with lots of options. Here's one that came up. ...
    28 replies | 2231 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-25-2016, 03:10 PM
    Willy replied to a thread OT: Low Cost Borescope in General
    Thanks for the update chipmaker4130, looks like I don't need to lean on the mail box in anticipation. Mine won't be here for a couple of weeks as...
    28 replies | 2231 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-25-2016, 09:01 AM
    It probably was true and only did ever have diesel in it. Anybody that thinks they are safe welding a tank because it has "only" had diesel in it...
    58 replies | 2631 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-24-2016, 02:14 PM
    Top of the page, forum actions, click on general settings, scroll down to default thread subscription mode, select...Through my control panel only. ...
    26 replies | 868 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-23-2016, 12:15 PM
    Willy replied to a thread welding an axe in General
    To be frank this type of warning is solely there to help educate those idiots who do not recognize the dangers involved in following too close. It...
    68 replies | 3115 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-22-2016, 05:57 PM
    Willy replied to a thread welding an axe in General
    It's too bad we can't hold our elected representatives to this standard first. LOL
    68 replies | 3115 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-22-2016, 04:08 PM
    Willy replied to a thread welding an axe in General
    Well I'm bucking the trend and fessing up to the fact that I welded my single bit axe years ago. Due to a back injury sustained in 1981 I find it...
    68 replies | 3115 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-22-2016, 10:43 AM
    Willy replied to a thread welding an axe in General
    Brian, welded or not the only thing keeping it from flying off are the wedges driven into the handle. Seems to me this would be the weakest link.
    68 replies | 3115 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-21-2016, 12:07 PM
    Willy replied to a thread OT: Low Cost Borescope in General
    Andy, exactly what type of borescope are you using, is it like one of the low priced units we are discussing? There seems to be a wide verity of the...
    28 replies | 2231 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-20-2016, 12:05 AM
    Willy replied to a thread OT: Low Cost Borescope in General
    Makes you wonder doesn't it?
    28 replies | 2231 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-19-2016, 09:27 PM
    Thanks, I'll have to jot down your recipe as I really like that look on aluminum. It almost looks like a very fine sand cast finish...but much nicer...
    13 replies | 860 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-19-2016, 09:18 PM
    Willy replied to a thread OT: Low Cost Borescope in General
    Yes, after having a good look today I see there are a lot of subtle differences and options available so I'm sure they are not all the same. I'm...
    28 replies | 2231 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-19-2016, 08:37 PM
    Very nicely done. An awful lot of detail features on that part, I'm surprised you were able to get them all on the blueprints. LOL :) I like the...
    13 replies | 860 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-19-2016, 02:29 PM
    Willy started a thread OT: Low Cost Borescope in General
    Was talking to a couple of associates yesterday, one does a lot of high performance engine work and machining, the other is in charge of plant...
    28 replies | 2231 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-18-2016, 11:18 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Chuck Back Plate in General
    Hard to say, could be a crap shoot, more so today than ever. The last time I ordered any rough cast back plates from Wholesale Tools was at least 12...
    15 replies | 749 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-18-2016, 02:46 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Chuck Back Plate in General
    Nope, they are not all threaded. Look at there rough cast chuck adapters for plain back chucks. Link below. ...
    15 replies | 749 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-18-2016, 08:31 AM
    Wow thanks for sharing that Paul, nice little project, I'll have to do a little bit of research on this. Who'd a thunk that the "Heathkit...
    20 replies | 1740 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-17-2016, 09:28 AM
    The fire is now up to over 300,000 hectares and the weather is once again back to warm and windy conditions. Why is it that the Canadian and...
    149 replies | 7630 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-16-2016, 02:59 PM
    Same here, and maybe added a stiffening gusset. The original design must have allowed the bracket to vibrate or flex more than it should, as the...
    9 replies | 713 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-15-2016, 10:09 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Best Fire Ant poison ever! in General
    Wow, talk about killing two birds with one stone. Got rid of the ants and wound up with a work of art! The excavation must have resembled an...
    23 replies | 2225 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-15-2016, 02:09 PM
    Hot enough to vaporize a stone or brick and mortar chimney, yet still allow half charred wooden posts to remain intact? I'm with Dan on this one....
    149 replies | 7630 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-13-2016, 09:54 AM
    Willy replied to a thread Oil seal shock! in General
    It's there for hush money for the sheep, you know how they talk.:)
    44 replies | 3294 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-12-2016, 05:28 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Oil seal shock! in General
    OUCH! Yeah, good lessons don't come easy. Been there as well. sometimes a person just takes this kind of stuff for granted. You're in a hurry...
    44 replies | 3294 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-11-2016, 02:18 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Tiny tach in General
    No but a 5-10 dollar bicycle computer will. Lots more info out there, here is just one to give you an idea. ...
    17 replies | 1201 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-09-2016, 02:18 PM
    I could see response to throttle inputs between engine and airframe being more positive. I do find it hard to wrap my head around why a well...
    23 replies | 1645 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-09-2016, 10:02 AM
    +1 Geeze, and I bitch because I've got a headache and my back hurts. I think most here could learn a thing or two from this guy about determination...
    8 replies | 717 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-06-2016, 09:49 AM
    Willy replied to a thread OT: Today I mowed the lawn. in General
    I very much agree with Andy on how much difference it makes just by eliminating the steering wheel. The elimination of the wheel alone is worth it's...
    79 replies | 5014 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    05-05-2016, 01:16 PM
    Doozer, I should have left the link from where I got the product description, sorry. ...
    24 replies | 1678 view(s)
More Activity
About Willy

Basic Information

About Willy
Location:
British Columbia

Signature


Home
Good judgment comes from experience, and experience....well that comes from poor judgment.

Statistics


Total Posts
Total Posts
4,684
Posts Per Day
1.21
General Information
Join Date
10-11-2005
Referrals
0