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Forum: The Garage 05-04-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2,447
Views: 333,334
Posted By CaptTeach
I bought a few bolts for the Sporty I'm building...

I bought a few bolts for the Sporty I'm building - Got those put in and found out that the front engine mounts are not in the box. So I went to the bar to see if anyone had a set and had a few...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-02-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By CaptTeach
https://www.facebook.com/laketrash.charityriders?f...

https://www.facebook.com/laketrash.charityriders?fref=ts

Here is the link to the FB page I'm sure dates and a map will be posted soon If not Take Hwy 7 to Watervalley and look for the signs.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-01-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By CaptTeach
Rally in the Valley

Hey Guys and Gals

Lake Trash Charity Riders are putting on 'Rally in the Valley' May31-June2 2013 in Watervalley MS There will be music, food, bike games etc.

You can find Lake Trash on...
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,234
Posted By CaptTeach
Beverly Throatless Shears - HF sells a cheap...

Beverly Throatless Shears - HF sells a cheap 'copy' of these

http://www.bataviamachinery.net/beverly.htm

There are three sizes

Good Luck
Forum: The Garage 04-01-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,797
Posted By CaptTeach
YOU would be SERIOUSLY Mistaken !!

YOU would be SERIOUSLY Mistaken !!
Forum: The Garage 04-01-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,329
Posted By CaptTeach
Give someone like Dennis Carpenter a call - they...

Give someone like Dennis Carpenter a call - they supply resto parts for Ford guys Pretty sure they can send you the 'correct' parts and hoses for just a bit over what the AZ or Advanced guys will...
Forum: The Garage 04-01-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,797
Posted By CaptTeach
I'm seriously thinking about removing the one on...

I'm seriously thinking about removing the one on my 89 XT600 - As nothing is available to buy for mine it looks like I will be modifying something to fit
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,762
Posted By CaptTeach
Have you thought about dropping the compression...

Have you thought about dropping the compression by adding an additional head gasket? It's a band aid fix but its reversible once the trip is over You may check with gasket manufacturers and see if...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
OK So you angle cut the receiver tube at 45* ...

OK So you angle cut the receiver tube at 45* Take the wedge and add a plate with a hole punched into it On the other part you add a plate with a nut SOooooooooooo when you put all this crap...
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
Cant wait to see the other striping

Cant wait to see the other striping
Forum: The Garage 02-01-2013, 10:38 PM
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Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
Process Blue pinstripes??

Process Blue pinstripes??
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2,447
Views: 333,334
Posted By CaptTeach
I should have taken pix - I took down all the peg...

I should have taken pix - I took down all the peg board and misc nick nacks from one nekkid stud wall and hung some Slat board that I got a few years ago from a shoe store that was closing. Tomorrow...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
Yeah - it's not very flexible - but I bought a...

Yeah - it's not very flexible - but I bought a 250ft spool to make my runs (shop is 90ft deep) so it was kinda there and my 'extension cord' is only about 20ft to get me around the work zone. ...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
When I got my TIG - I bought a spool of romex to...

When I got my TIG - I bought a spool of romex to make the long run from the box to my work area. An extra set of plug ends and I made an extension cord to get me all around the work area. It was...
Forum: The Garage 01-19-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
Kirk You will enjoy the sheet metal books -...

Kirk

You will enjoy the sheet metal books - Although you may wish you had never seen them once you flip thru them and realize how many more tools you dont have!! Some things you can make and some...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
Kirk May I suggest two books, Sheet Metal...

Kirk

May I suggest two books, Sheet Metal Fabrication and Advanced Sheet Metal Fabrication. They can be found in the Transportation section of Barnes and Noble. In the books they make...
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
I've been wanting a box/pan brake for a while ...

I've been wanting a box/pan brake for a while This just enforces that - DAMNIT!!!
Forum: The Garage 01-15-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
Hey Kirk Made it back from MO with the...

Hey Kirk

Made it back from MO with the Southbend MEGA Lathe. I still have not put a tape on it to measure swing but the overall length is 9ft and it weighs a BUNCH!! Somewhere close to 3000lbs ...
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,787
Posted By CaptTeach
OOOOppppppssssss!!!!!

OOOOppppppssssss!!!!!
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,447
Views: 333,334
Posted By CaptTeach
I got on top of the office and chased down the...

I got on top of the office and chased down the leaks that are keeping me from being able to finish out the sheetrock and therefore my office - Now just need to wait on the weather to break so I can...
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,543
Posted By CaptTeach
While you are at HF also buy a hand truck - slide...

While you are at HF also buy a hand truck - slide out of pickup and land it on the dolly - roll to assembly location Dollies come in SOoooooooooooooo handy moving stuff around the shop
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
I'll just zip up there and pull some tape for you...

I'll just zip up there and pull some tape for you since you're out of practice - Should I bring my brushes too??
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
Break out the Mack brushes and the One Shot!! ...

Break out the Mack brushes and the One Shot!! That thing is SCREAMING to be striped up!
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,631
Posted By CaptTeach
If you just want to drink a bunch of beer while...

If you just want to drink a bunch of beer while you wait on the parts to get clean - use Dawn soap or a combination of Lemon Fresh Joy, Bleach and warm water!! If you dont have time to waste see...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
I have a 7x12 HF lathe and I use it a LOT to make...

I have a 7x12 HF lathe and I use it a LOT to make spacers and anything else I think it will turn Cant wait to have a real lathe in the shop. I have a feeling that I'll be moving lots of stuff...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
Early Southbend - Supposed to be a 13 but pix...

Early Southbend - Supposed to be a 13 but pix look more like a 18 or bigger - 9ft overall length.It's the only lathe I have ever seen with cabinets on both ends vs a cabinet and a set of legs. I...
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
Hey could you bring that gantry to Grenada MS?? ...

Hey could you bring that gantry to Grenada MS?? I'm heading to Springfield MO to get a big ass lathe Fri. It's supposed to weigh about 3000lbs!!
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,631
Posted By CaptTeach
Easy Off oven cleaner in the yellow can - Place...

Easy Off oven cleaner in the yellow can - Place in the sun to warm up the part then spray Wait twenty minutes or so and either re-coat or rinse with water
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
Kirk - I have told you something wrong - sorta ...

Kirk - I have told you something wrong - sorta The dead end of the cables will need to be at the bottom of the post then go to turning blocks where your dead ends are now. By pulling down from the...
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
If you cut the cable you have now in half - run...

If you cut the cable you have now in half - run the now free end back to the same place as the dead end. In the loop add a block or just create an eye depending if you want the load to pull across a...
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
Two thoughts on that mystery part -It Could be a...

Two thoughts on that mystery part -It Could be a stop to control the bend angle if it will bolt on in a way to hit the counter weight Other thought - It was used as a foot rest for the operator
...
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
A pulley can be used just to change the direction...

A pulley can be used just to change the direction of the load - in this use it does not reduce the load. I doubt that you will need to worry about the loss from friction on this project but if you...
Forum: Americas 01-01-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,016
Posted By CaptTeach
If you use this math you will have a little extra...

If you use this math you will have a little extra $$$$ in your pocket - I never have divided 100 by 4 and gotten 50 I always come up with 25 :evil
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
Kirk, Since you will not make adjustments...

Kirk,

Since you will not make adjustments while the gantry is under load, just place pins into holes from the inside vs outside. Handles will be away from the cables and moving the pins 180* is...
Forum: Hacks 12-26-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 53,969
Posted By CaptTeach
Brendan I'm not sure how it works there in...

Brendan

I'm not sure how it works there in OZ but here the party that hit you is responsible for the bill - and unless it is the same insurance company you are pretty much in control of the...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-24-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 22,558
Posted By CaptTeach
WAAAYYYYY Back when I raced BMX and actually had...

WAAAYYYYY Back when I raced BMX and actually had to train, I kept a few dollars in the cross bar pad on the handlebars. Just enough to get a gatorade or two. kinda doubt you are running a cross bar...
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,746
Posted By CaptTeach
MEK will re-liquefy the liner At this point you...

MEK will re-liquefy the liner At this point you can just roll the tank around and re line it or dump it out - If you decide to reline it you could add some new product to make the liner a bit thicker
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
When you do the next one of these you could drill...

When you do the next one of these you could drill the holes in one part at 3in and 4in in the other part. This would give you more adjustment options - with all holes at 3in you basically have up or...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,530
Posted By CaptTeach
I have never really thought about my bikes age...

I have never really thought about my bikes age before - My XT600 is of 89 vintage so its about to be 24years old!! I just looked at a frame for an 84 to start a 'new' project. Since I deal with...
Forum: The Garage 12-13-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,761
Posted By CaptTeach
HF has several size teardrop mallets for a...

HF has several size teardrop mallets for a reasonable price - it will move your work much smoother and faster than that ball peen hammer of your grandfathers.

+1 on the shot bags - I found mine...
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