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    Hi, NA, Neat find! What did the note say...

    Hi, NA,

    Neat find!

    What did the note say about what was wrong with it?

    For those interested, it is part of a laser levelling device for construction sites....It doesn't seem to have the...
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    this thread is funny - Idaho, I acquired a RD6 Cat and Cletrac 40-30?...

    Idaho,

    I acquired a RD6 Cat and Cletrac 40-30?

    Full article at Scrap Metal Forum: http://www.scrapmetalforum.com/day-life-scrapper/28708-so-wife-pissed.html#ixzz3lU5tQ510

    You got a couple...
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    this thread is funny - All I can say is "my gosh!" Thats a lotta cars!...

    All I can say is "my gosh!" Thats a lotta cars!

    Do you have the papers for most or all of them?

    Jon.
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    this thread is funny - Har!! I got the same problem! I collect old...

    Har!! I got the same problem!

    I collect old bulldozers. And most of them don't run. They'll get restored eventually....all 18 and counting....

    Its gotten so I bring home a bunch of flowers a...
  5. Tom, I can't help with your request, but...

    Tom,

    I can't help with your request, but just a question: What kind of books are you selling? I noticed that you don't specify what you are looking for, other than "books". And lots of them,...
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    Burt, Does it run? Does it generate power? ...

    Burt,

    Does it run? Does it generate power?

    The Onan engines were pretty decent power plants but I understand that parts are not easy to find, at least for the older equipment. Something about...
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    this thread has pictures - Patriot, you sure get the interesting ones! ...

    Patriot, you sure get the interesting ones!

    Unfortunately, the stuff sounds like it is pretty well collectors item stuff -or- for the rugged individual farmer types who aren't scared of fixing...
  8. Burt, hopefully your hired hand will eventually...

    Burt, hopefully your hired hand will eventually get the idea with the electricity... Good on ya to try him out at least!

    A question, though....what about the refrigerant side? No, calm down, I'm...
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    We see lots of double yoke eggs from young...

    We see lots of double yoke eggs from young healthy birds that are just hitting their stride in laying eggs. They do it more if they are on a high protein diet.

    Ever seen a chicken sweat? They...
  10. Thread: Huh?????

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    The runup to the election is so entertaining for...

    The runup to the election is so entertaining for this Canajan that I'm wasting huge amounts of time reading all the online news--and I even followed "THE DEBATE" on a bootleg feed until NBC...
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    NA, I suppose you can simply process the bus...

    NA,

    I suppose you can simply process the bus scrap you get (if you want/need to) and just pack it into work with you in the morning? Sounds like a pleasant perk to working in the right place...
    ...
  12. This thead is a question - Finethanks: Looks like a good suggestion! I...

    Finethanks:

    Looks like a good suggestion! I spend a lot of time looking in the Surplus Center on-line store but you must have it memorized!!

    Are there other good on-line stores that sell stuff...
  13. Presumably you are talking a truckload, in other...

    Presumably you are talking a truckload, in other words many gaylords full....?

    Your best bet is to check with a firm that does commercial border brokerage. You will get the best answers and you...
  14. This thead is a question - Ryan, One more thing to check: Does Harbor...

    Ryan,

    One more thing to check: Does Harbor Freight offer any of these kinds of accessories for the press? Maybe even check with other places that sell other brands of presses...maybe they have...
  15. This thead is a question - Find yourself a buddy who has a metal lathe. Get...

    Find yourself a buddy who has a metal lathe. Get some short pieces of round stock, 2" in diameter x 6" or whatever length you figure you need.

    Have him bore a hole in one end to make a nice close...
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    This thead is a question - I guess people just drift away as the current of...

    I guess people just drift away as the current of life moves them along.

    A few of the more thoughtful souls here have posted that they were leaving or slowing down but most of those seem to be...
  17. Thread: Fire truck?

    by sawmilleng
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    These items seem to have a following of...

    These items seem to have a following of collectors but I imagine it is a pretty "small" following....you gotta be a man of means to come home and say, "honey, I bought another old fire truck". So if...
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    Alloy, Isn't that a sheave on the right hand...

    Alloy,

    Isn't that a sheave on the right hand end of the generator--maybe someone was gonna do exactly what you have described? Like you say, it would be a beauty of a machine...

    Jon.
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    Patriot, Good for you! Every once in a while...

    Patriot,

    Good for you! Every once in a while they gotta call back the old guys to show the young bucks how to make it happen!!

    The trick is how to do it while not expending too much of your...
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    This thead is a question - There's been a few that I have wondered what...

    There's been a few that I have wondered what happened to-- Bear is another. CoreyCouch, Hoss, were all pretty interesting. FLimits was a fount of old computer knowlege.

    I'm glad we have a few...
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    Aren't those the Ford front axle arrangement they...

    Aren't those the Ford front axle arrangement they called the "twin I beam" suspension?

    Jon.
  22. Thread: Oil WELDER

    by sawmilleng
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    Oil welder? Either an oil filled transformer...

    Oil welder?

    Either an oil filled transformer as Alloy suggests, above, or do you mean an "oil FIELD welder"? --A big welding machine? Maybe gas or diesel powered?

    Photos or more description,...
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    This thread is a serious one - Sounds like a lot of employees for a small...

    Sounds like a lot of employees for a small company with only 4+/- locations.


    Jon.
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    Wood....in Wyoming? I thought it would be as...

    Wood....in Wyoming?

    I thought it would be as flat as a postage stamp and nothin' but grass from border to border. Keep warm in winter by burning knotted tufts of grass and cow chips. The nearest...
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    Somebody posted some information about that on...

    Somebody posted some information about that on the forum about a year ago. I'm not 100% sure, but I think it might have been Freonjoe.

    Isn't he the one who has posted photos of cranes dropping...
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