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    10-09-2018, 01:24 PM
    That was a really neat hack. Don't know about the machine aspect, but it's a heck of a nice go-kart.
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    10-08-2018, 08:51 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Enerpac won't release in General
    Well .. changed the fluid to some real thin other brand hydro fluid and it quit the jerking, and even (eventually) retracted all the way a couple...
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    10-08-2018, 02:56 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Enerpac won't release in General
    yea .. the instruction sheet says horz or vert mounting. I was wondering the same thing so I looked it up. And Jerry, I think I am going to...
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    10-08-2018, 12:29 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Enerpac won't release in General
    Yes, it jumps extending and retracting. I will try your bleeding method and that would make sense going from one pump to another might get some...
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    10-07-2018, 11:21 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Enerpac won't release in General
    Ok .. that was embarrassingly easy as far as getting it apart once I had a clue. But I got it apart and wiped everything down and nothing looked...
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    10-07-2018, 12:30 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Enerpac won't release in General
    wow .. thanks. I did see that the screw had a slot in the top and noticed that it only wanted to turn clockwise. But I only turned it a turn or...
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    10-07-2018, 03:09 AM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Enerpac won't release in General
    I don't know. If I can get it apart I can check it out. Found a blow up diagram http://literature.enerpac.com/pdf/L418_f.pdf I did unscrew...
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    10-06-2018, 09:12 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Enerpac won't release in General
    Crap. I pumped it up a bit, pulled the hose off and pushed the ball in the coupler and it didn't release. Then I pushed the ball in and took a...
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    10-05-2018, 01:21 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Enerpac won't release in General
    ok, thanks for the suggestions.
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    10-04-2018, 11:09 PM
    I had a 391 enerpac hand pump go out and instead of putting out 100 bucks for a couple small balls and a few little o-rings I bought a pretty...
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    09-30-2018, 03:52 PM
    I tear Li-ion's battery packs apart all the time, and some are as low as 1v. A couple good charge discharge cycles usually brings them back to...
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    09-09-2018, 02:06 AM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread lathe dial magnifier in General
    I just went through that same thing tonight. And its a bitch when you want to back it off a couple .. having to come out past the slack and back in...
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    08-27-2018, 09:08 PM
    Went to HD the other day to get some WD .. and there were about 4 diff types. I purchased one that bragged about surface protection. It leaves an...
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    08-26-2018, 10:59 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread D1-4 Standard in General
    whoops, .... yep faceplate. I just went out and looked and the pins are slightly smaller. 9/16 instead of 5/8. Kind of erks me, It was...
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    08-26-2018, 04:23 PM
    Mike Amick started a thread D1-4 Standard in General
    A while back I bought a D1-4 surface plate for my Emco super 11. Yesterday I needed to use it and was disappointed to find that it didn't fit. ...
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    08-10-2018, 07:13 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Variac in General
    Ok, that makes more sense. It can vary the speed quite well, but is crappy at maintaining it ... got it. And I use one to vary the speed of the...
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    08-10-2018, 12:24 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Variac in General
    Not doubting you Gary, but maybe you could explain that. I would think it would work pretty good, although actually more expensive than a proper...
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    08-01-2018, 07:52 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread high capacity cells in General
    With all due respect those are pretty one sided claims. The one I sort of remember "at the time" was Tutor stating some characteristic of a black...
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    08-01-2018, 03:39 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread high capacity cells in General
    https://www.amazon.com/Universal-Battery-Charger-Tester-Anazlyer/dp/B076P52TMH/ref=sr_1_2_sspa?ie=UTF8&qid=1533151118&sr=8-2-spons&keywords=C3400+batt...
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    08-01-2018, 02:28 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread high capacity cells in General
    I get 18650's from the local college electronics recycling usually in the form of laptop batteries. I only pay a $1 a pound and some days half...
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    07-30-2018, 11:28 PM
    Thanks for sharing your find Edwin. Sounds useful to me. Now i have to find it's mate on Android.
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