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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-05-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,140
Posted By sailah
OK so last year was a fail, I need to get this...

OK so last year was a fail, I need to get this thread started early this season.:D

Spent a lot of time getting the boat ready this winter and I'm happy to have adv riders out for a sail. As we get...
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,285
Posted By sailah
When I changed my bearings last time I installed...

When I changed my bearings last time I installed bearing buddies, which are basically spring loaded grease injectors. They just tap on to the hub and have a grease zerk. I pump them in the spring,...
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By sailah
Just yesterday I got my makita hammer drill and...

Just yesterday I got my makita hammer drill and dewalt Impact driver (minus the charger) from my brother in law after 2.5 YEARS. He swore he didn't have it, I asked his wife to look again sure...
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By sailah
Tip #2 don't lend pressure washer to neighbor

Tip #2 don't lend pressure washer to neighbor
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,128
Posted By sailah
Congrats lincoln!

Congrats lincoln!
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,128
Posted By sailah
If those are your two projects I'd spend the...

If those are your two projects I'd spend the money on beer for a guy with a tig welder. Flux cure is the last thing I would use. It is easily done with tig, because that's what it is designed to...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,675
Posted By sailah
No. But I'll send you some if you post a pic...

No.

But I'll send you some if you post a pic somewhere awesome :D

PM addy
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,011
Posted By sailah
Try this ...

Try this

http://www.bidspotter.com/en-us/search-results?searchTerm=tig

Yes, it's a industrial auction site. You can bid remotely, I have done so before. I prefer to go live for large...
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,503
Posted By sailah
I don't work for a stealership, but I also...

I don't work for a stealership, but I also recognize the value of my time. For $40 I just replace them and bleed them.

I have used the compressed air trick and it works well. Def use a piece of...
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,011
Posted By sailah
I see 250 syncrowave for $1500 all day long with...

I see 250 syncrowave for $1500 all day long with a chiller at auctions. Just need to find an auction but they are all on bidspotter.com
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,011
Posted By sailah
I think the inverter machines are more efficient...

I think the inverter machines are more efficient so the graph is right. I've kicked my duty cycle a couple times, mostly long passes on steel floored. The torch usually gets too hot to hold before...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,675
Posted By sailah
It's not the trouble, it's getting undressed into...

It's not the trouble, it's getting undressed into carhartts and then back into dress clothes:lol3

Send me exact dimensions and I'll try and get it done Friday. I'm out on a survey tomorrow. I...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,675
Posted By sailah
Mcmongo I wish I could help but I moved and my...

Mcmongo I wish I could help but I moved and my lathe is in storage. I could possibly use a lathe at work but I'm usually in business attire there. If no one else can do it, I'll try to sneak it in.
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,128
Posted By sailah
I don't have a picture but at my last house I...

I don't have a picture but at my last house I built a shelf. The face of it was a pine board kicked out say 15 degrees. I used a hole saw of appropriate size to knock holes that fit over the...
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,011
Posted By sailah
That's a pretty smoking deal. I have the 185...

That's a pretty smoking deal. I have the 185 version same machine just a little less top end. It would have to include the foot pedal which is probably stowed in the drawer of the cart. I only see...
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,706
Posted By sailah
Without knowing any more than what I'm seeing... ...

Without knowing any more than what I'm seeing...

I would scrap that fork leg. I would then bore out some heavy tubing the length of the mounting tab to be a heavy press fit. I would then weld on...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,135
Posted By sailah
I guess I am guilty of skimming and didn't see he...

I guess I am guilty of skimming and didn't see he was currently in his trip and in Guatemala. Hmmmm, well fixing is certainly an option. Personally I would weld rather than drill and bolt. The...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,706
Posted By sailah
How about a pic?

How about a pic?
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,135
Posted By sailah
To replace a swingarm? Probably a lot less time...

To replace a swingarm? Probably a lot less time than cutting a plate to fit, clamping and drilling holes. Welding you need to grind it all down, weld, and then grind the weld flat, repaint. I know...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,128
Posted By sailah
As mentioned you need way more amps. I've welded...

As mentioned you need way more amps. I've welded plenty of 1/4" with my 185 amp machine. I would first clean the plate with degreaser like simple green so you don't waste or clog wheels. You want...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,135
Posted By sailah
I welded a swingarm for a friend with most...

I welded a swingarm for a friend with most exactly the same failure. My first question is how could it have possibly gotten that worn with out noticing? He bought his that way.

I typed in Klr...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,128
Posted By sailah
Personally I would Clean that plate until...

Personally I would

Clean that plate until it's spotless with stainless brush
Wipe down with acetone and filler rod
Preheat with clean flame
Full heat with pedal until you see the shiny ball of...
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,198
Posted By sailah
^:lol3

^:lol3
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,128
Posted By sailah
Nah, he just doesn't live in the rust belt. ...

Nah, he just doesn't live in the rust belt. Could probably leave that sitting outside for months and it would still be shiny. My would rust while I was wire wheeling it.
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,529
Posted By sailah
I have a whisper lite international from when...

I have a whisper lite international from when they first came out. I have mothballed it lately in favor of a snow peak titanium. Which has been awesome BTW and probably similar to a jetboil for...
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,661
Posted By sailah
I don't like riving knives or guards on the...

I don't like riving knives or guards on the blade. I've been doing cabinet work for a long time and it's just a personal preference. I like to see the blade at all times, that way I know to not run...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-22-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,338
Posted By sailah
Dirty sanchez on here is a loctite factory guy. ...

Dirty sanchez on here is a loctite factory guy. I had a cracked engine block from impact on a salvage bike I bought for a project. He recommended Loctite Metal magic.
...
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,128
Posted By sailah
:thumb You'll love the waterjet.

:thumb

You'll love the waterjet.
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,128
Posted By sailah
Those hornet HD machines are nice, a real pro...

Those hornet HD machines are nice, a real pro table. I was talking to them about a pipe coping machine and almost fell over when they told me the price. I'd be interested in seeing a close up of...
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,128
Posted By sailah
awesome job lincoln. Another satisfied customer...

awesome job lincoln. Another satisfied customer of Sailah's Freebie CAD services:lol3

How did the radius work in the Miller slots?

How close were the holes to 5/8"?
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,128
Posted By sailah
Perfect, I'm warming up the computer now:deal

Perfect, I'm warming up the computer now:deal
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,128
Posted By sailah
Sent you email and phone. I'm drawing in...

Sent you email and phone. I'm drawing in Autodesk inventor so we will have to figure out how to get it back to you in a format you can open. I don't believe sketchup exports well into CAD so I...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,128
Posted By sailah
Lincoln, tell me what you want and I can draw it...

Lincoln, tell me what you want and I can draw it for you. I got the next 2 hours free. Go.:deal
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,325
Posted By sailah
McMaster sells short sections of drill rod for a...

McMaster sells short sections of drill rod for a few bucks if you are buying an arbor. They are usually close enough to indicate off of.

An old 1/2" router bit?
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,325
Posted By sailah
The arbors themselves aren't particularly...

The arbors themselves aren't particularly expensive so if you want to get a good one Jacobs is the obvious choice. I looked on MSC and they are around $17. Unfortunately even an import is going to...
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,325
Posted By sailah
Testing something like ground drill rod in the...

Testing something like ground drill rod in the chuck will check the final runout but that's certainly not the most accurate way to check something. I guess I'm confused about what you are doing. ...
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,128
Posted By sailah
You want AC to weld aluminum. AC=$

You want AC to weld aluminum. AC=$
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,437
Posted By sailah
Oh I hear you, I wanted to do thinner material as...

Oh I hear you, I wanted to do thinner material as well. Just my experience with a lot of students that starting with a thicker piece of material will allow you to get the basics down quicker. And...
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,429
Posted By sailah
First set the scene with pictures:wink: ...

First set the scene with pictures:wink:

Second, your calipers aren't hardened steel

If the threads are truly stripped, you will probably want to drill it for a helicoil and install that. It...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-12-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 30,226
Posted By sailah
Guess what shemps aren't getting those this...

Guess what shemps aren't getting those this year...

Worlds ends looooooosahs
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