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Forum: Tools 05-12-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By pinballlooking
The head and crankshaft are still at the machine...

The head and crankshaft are still at the machine shop.
I just bought a spare propane tank for the forklift that I don’t have just yet.
I bought a 33 pound forklift tank it is almost full of propane...
Forum: Tools 05-11-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By pinballlooking
Here is what the finial product looks like. It...

Here is what the finial product looks like. It will be sandblasted and powder coated black.
I sent a preview to a tractor dealer today and he ordered one.


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Forum: Tools 05-09-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By pinballlooking
I made the roller for this job. The bucket...

I made the roller for this job.
The bucket sides are 3/8” plate and the curved part is 10 gauge.
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9308&stc=1&d=1620622666
Forum: Tools 05-09-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By pinballlooking
I rolled some 10 gauge this morning. It was...

I rolled some 10 gauge this morning. It was simple and quick.
This will work great for my trenching bucket.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9307&stc=1&d=1620574425
Forum: Tools 05-08-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By pinballlooking
Here is a better picture. It is manual with a...

Here is a better picture. It is manual with a handle.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9306&stc=1&d=1620500956
Forum: Tools 05-07-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By pinballlooking
I finished my plate roller. I will get to test it...

I finished my plate roller. I will get to test it tomorrow.
It is very heavy.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9305&stc=1&d=1620439787
Forum: Tools 05-07-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By pinballlooking
It will roll 9 inches of 1/4 inch and wider for...

It will roll 9 inches of 1/4 inch and wider for thinner material up to 36".

Later I can make fire pits with it.
Forum: Tools 05-07-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By pinballlooking
I should be able to finish up my plate roller...

I should be able to finish up my plate roller this weekend.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9303&stc=1&d=1620405630
Forum: Tools 05-05-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,673
Posted By pinballlooking
I did not use hardener in my paint. It does not...

I did not use hardener in my paint. It does not require it, but it takes a while to cure if you do not use it.
I have left it sit outside in the sun to help get the paint to fully cure. I put it on...
Forum: Tools 05-04-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,673
Posted By pinballlooking
If you have a continuous run feature you will not...

If you have a continuous run feature you will not be able to run oil in it.
But if you do not have that feature you can run oil in it.

I will be adding the continuous run feature so I will add...
Forum: Tools 05-03-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,673
Posted By pinballlooking
I lot of the compressor noise comes from the air...

I lot of the compressor noise comes from the air intake. My other compressor has a big box that muffles the noise. If you take an old tractor oil bath air cleaner in Mount, it to your compressor it...
Forum: Tools 05-03-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 92
Posted By pinballlooking
Welding cylinders

The gas welding place I go to only exchanges cylinders. When you exchange tanks, they do not care what you bring in to exchange.
The biggest customer owned tank they will fill is 150 CF. If you...
Forum: Tools 05-01-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,673
Posted By pinballlooking
Auto tank drain on order. This is a must have if...

Auto tank drain on order. This is a must have if you want to keep the tank lasting very long.


https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9298&stc=1&d=1619885184
Forum: Tools 05-01-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By pinballlooking
The block/head and crankshaft are all still at...

The block/head and crankshaft are all still at machine shop.
As soon as they come back, he can order bearings. Transmission is getting rebuilt this week.
Some hydraulic hoses are being order this...
Forum: Tools 05-01-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By pinballlooking
I have wanted to make one, but I need a forklift...

I have wanted to make one, but I need a forklift to use it. I think my forklift is about 2- 2 weeks away from being delivered.
Forum: Tools 04-30-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,673
Posted By pinballlooking
It is a different color. It is the same color...

It is a different color.
It is the same color and paint brand as the pump.
But it looks lighter at this point maybe when it dries it will darken a little....
Forum: Tools 04-29-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,673
Posted By pinballlooking
It looks like the tank will get painted. I...

It looks like the tank will get painted.
I striped it tonight.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9295&stc=1&d=1619747026
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Forum: Tools 04-29-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By pinballlooking
I am going to build a vacuum plate lifter.

I have lifting magnets but under plate they can be so so.
If I cut aluminum, the magnets will do nothing. Lifting 1/8 and under the magnets really do not work. Under 1/8” you can man handle.
It...
Forum: Tools 04-29-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,673
Posted By pinballlooking
Here it is painted. I went with the new Quincy...

Here it is painted. I went with the new Quincy blue
Unloader towers ready to be plumbed they are all torqued down.
...
Forum: Tools 04-28-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,673
Posted By pinballlooking
It is the small gains in a project that keep you...

It is the small gains in a project that keep you going. This compressor is really in my way.
All the valves are in Just need to bolt on unloader tower and plum them up.
...
Forum: Tools 04-28-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By pinballlooking
I got a forklift update today. They have...

I got a forklift update today.

They have engine block apart. Parts for cylinders and transmission will be in by the end of the week and tires pressed on either this weekend or first of next week....
Forum: Tools 04-27-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,673
Posted By pinballlooking
Finally had some time to work on my compressor....

Finally had some time to work on my compressor. The head is torqued down, and the valves are in.
The valve towers still need installed. Some progress.
...
Forum: Tools 04-26-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By pinballlooking
The forklift Mechanic told me that if I run...

The forklift Mechanic told me that if I run diesel then I could have those issues but if I run propane, I won't have those issues.
I will be using it some each week.

The issue I will have is I...
Forum: Tools 04-26-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By pinballlooking
Building a Steel Plate roller

I need a plate roller. Someone sells a set of plans for this one.
They also have a materials list what you need to buy to make it.
...
Forum: Tools 04-26-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By pinballlooking
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?atta...

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9284&stc=1&d=1619461969

It is around 1987 ish These old forklifts are built very solid.

Forklift quest update. I found a local...
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