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    Today, 07:59 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Tram my mill? in General
    Did you try a cut with the knee locked? There has to be some free play in the knee to be able to move it when unlocked, so it will droop ever so...
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    04-25-2016, 07:30 PM
    I only sell on craigslist and facebook. Meet person in person, they check out item, ask questions, test item in front of you, hand over cash, and...
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    04-25-2016, 07:19 PM
    vpt replied to a thread a beautiful motorcycle engine in General
    Possibly they were gas strutted? I remember seeing a video of one going around a track many years ago.
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    04-25-2016, 08:16 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Old equipment replacing new in General
    There are aftermarket computers available as well.
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    04-25-2016, 08:08 AM
    vpt replied to a thread a beautiful motorcycle engine in General
    Sort of like the honda NR https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honda_NR
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    04-24-2016, 08:27 PM
    But then buyer will receive item, claim "not as described" ship you a brick back AND get his money back.
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    04-24-2016, 08:23 PM
    I buy some things now and then off ebay but will never ever sell on it.
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    04-24-2016, 11:21 AM
    vpt replied to a thread foot switch tig welder in General
    As far as the switch itself yes it can be made into a foot switch easily. But for the amp control that is a little more tricky. If the machine...
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    04-23-2016, 10:47 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Cutting Fluid Use in General
    I cut, turn, mill, and drill everything dry. I hate the mess of fluids.
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    04-22-2016, 08:28 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Old School Barstock 2 Stroke in General
    Turn it the other way? :D Like I mentioned earlier, a blast of air into the carb while turning the motor over is a good sure way to "charge"...
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    04-22-2016, 08:25 AM
    I did think of that actually. Especially in the north that have winters. I am sure math can figure it out but I am curious now what the pressure...
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    04-22-2016, 08:14 AM
    vpt replied to a thread OT-Well Pressure Tank in General
    Thats why I mentioned it depends on the distance between the pump and tank. With my parents setup there is around 250-300' of line between the pump...
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    04-21-2016, 06:55 PM
    I had at the pontoons today. When I unscrewed the plug there was some air pressure in the toons (I checked all of them). I would guess around 5psi...
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    04-21-2016, 06:39 PM
    vpt replied to a thread a beautiful motorcycle engine in General
    Thats what I said too. Customers design. I believe I used 5/8" rod for that, it did flex but I stood on it pretty darn hard (much more than I ever...
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    04-21-2016, 08:13 AM
    vpt replied to a thread a beautiful motorcycle engine in General
    This honda? Did some work for a guy on this one. Never did get to hear it run though.
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    04-21-2016, 08:05 AM
    vpt replied to a thread A most fascinating project in General
    "Designed by Danny Hillis, the Clock is designed to run for ten millennia with minimal maintenance and interruption. The Clock is powered by...
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    04-21-2016, 07:57 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Millermatic 200 in Home Shop Welding
    I run .035 in my MM250 all the time for everything.
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    04-20-2016, 06:56 PM
    vpt replied to a thread OT-Well Pressure Tank in General
    If you are just using the check valve in the pump and it is some distance from the tank that is very possibly where your problem is coming from....
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    04-19-2016, 08:54 PM
    vpt replied to a thread Air /hyd jack on a press? in General
    I picked up a enerpac air/hydro pump from the local salvage yard for $25. I plan to use it on my HF press.
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    04-19-2016, 08:51 PM
    vpt replied to a thread OT-Well Pressure Tank in General
    Where is your check valve located? How far is the pump from the tank?
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    04-17-2016, 10:08 PM
    vpt replied to a thread Old School Barstock 2 Stroke in General
    They look good! I am still sticking with what I said earlier, I again personally would want the motors oil to lube the bearings. Partly because I...
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    04-17-2016, 08:06 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Old School Barstock 2 Stroke in General
    That is a good question about how well they seal. I have seen them used as the seal for a couple different things. One place they use the bearing as...
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    04-16-2016, 08:36 AM
    vpt replied to a thread OT- Battery Cables in General
    A funny story about ecus. A buddy of mine needed to move is half torn apart "race car" honda crx out of the shop so we could get to some parts in...
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    04-16-2016, 08:30 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Sawmill, first cut in General
    Or a big wind up spring that turns a drum/pulley winding up the cable/rope. It could play music for you while you cuts logs.
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    04-16-2016, 08:26 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Old School Barstock 2 Stroke in General
    Personally I would have picked the inner 3 seals out of the bearings and just left the outer most seal in place and skipped the extra seal.
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    04-15-2016, 08:36 PM
    vpt replied to a thread OT- Battery Cables in General
    Jaguars are nice cars with a different drivetrain and wiring.
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    04-15-2016, 07:49 AM
    vpt replied to a thread OT- Battery Cables in General
    I grease up all our terminals and connections anywhere they are. On the battery, starter, relays, you name it. If we don't they corrode and fall...
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    04-13-2016, 09:25 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Old School Barstock 2 Stroke in General
    When I was talking about oil mixture earlier I failed to mention that a real rich mixture will make it hard to idle way down. I did say a rich...
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    04-13-2016, 07:38 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Old School Barstock 2 Stroke in General
    More so just keep advancing the timing at idle till the motor fires so far ahead of tdc it rotates backwards. In the video posted earlier of the...
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    04-12-2016, 08:55 PM
    vpt replied to a thread Old School Barstock 2 Stroke in General
    Have you tried (or scared to/not supposed to) reversing the motor while it is running yet?
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