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Forum: Tools Today, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,447
Posted By pinballlooking
The valves are lapped and all rebuilt but one. ...

The valves are lapped and all rebuilt but one.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9276&stc=1&d=1618066591
All the other parts look really good.

I need a new bolt for...
Forum: Tools 04-08-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,447
Posted By pinballlooking
Last month was the best month so far for my CNC...

Last month was the best month so far for my CNC plasma business and my son is still in collage so I had do all the orders myself. I have not had much time for the compressor rebuild.

I was able to...
Forum: Tools 04-05-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By pinballlooking
I did not buy this forklift the seller was not...

I did not buy this forklift the seller was not honest with the issues it had.
It developed a bad leak on the mast cylinder not it looked like that it would need rebuilt and rechromed.
This is...
Forum: Tools 03-29-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,447
Posted By pinballlooking
We have had so many sales on the steel business...

We have had so many sales on the steel business that I have not had time for my compressor.
I finally got the right bearing seal in on Friday and I installed it yesterday.
No more leaking oil out...
Forum: Tools 03-26-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By pinballlooking
There is a pivot pin in the steering that had a...

There is a pivot pin in the steering that had a bad bering. It also messed up the pin. He had to take out the whole back axle to get the pin out.
Parts are on order I should be able to get next...
Forum: Tools 03-23-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,447
Posted By pinballlooking
Two new belts are on order....

Two new belts are on order. https://www.vbeltguys.com/
pretty good prices on belts and shipping. (flat rate shipping)
the belt is B67 5/8" by 70" outside. $20.75 shipped for two V belts.

That...
Forum: Tools 03-22-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,447
Posted By pinballlooking
If someone wants to rebuild a Quincy QR-25 325...

If someone wants to rebuild a Quincy QR-25 325 here is a video series that shows you how to do it. This guy really knows his stuff.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQ_h5sXt98Y

Torque specs...
Forum: Tools 03-21-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,447
Posted By pinballlooking
As you can see the diaphragms were very bad on...

As you can see the diaphragms were very bad on this one.
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9262&stc=1&d=1616373674
The cylinders look great. ...
Forum: Tools 03-21-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,447
Posted By pinballlooking
Special compressor are crazy expensive. Here are...

Special compressor are crazy expensive. Here are two more tools I made to help take the compressor pump apart.

The big wrench I cut out of scrap and welded it together. It worked great....
Forum: Tools 03-20-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By pinballlooking
He had it moved on a rollback. They messed up the...

He had it moved on a rollback. They messed up the steering. He is fixing it then I can go try/buy it. He was working on it yesterday hopefully I will be able to see it today or tomorrow.

I have...
Forum: Tools 03-18-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,447
Posted By pinballlooking
It looks like my compressor parts will be here...

It looks like my compressor parts will be here Friday.

I had to file a lost package report with the post office for my bearing seal.
The bearing was shipped more than a month ago.
The post...
Forum: Tools 03-16-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By pinballlooking
I am going to look at/buy forklift tomorrow.

It is a older Clark C500 30 3,000 pound lift.
It has 3100 hours on it. He tells me it runs good and no cylinder leaks.
(I have read the average lifespan of a forklift is 10,000 hours)

It is...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 03-16-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 30,029
Posted By pinballlooking
Very cool. I like solutions you can whip up.

Very cool. I like solutions you can whip up.
Forum: Tools 03-14-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,447
Posted By pinballlooking
I is alive. This is just a test but it pumped 80...

I is alive. This is just a test but it pumped 80 gallons 150psi in 5:02. Not bad.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSQstdCreco

When it is done filling the tank. The two unloader towers are...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 03-12-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 23,542
Posted By pinballlooking
Loop pressure has held @35 psi for almost a week...

Loop pressure has held @35 psi for almost a week now. This is good news.
It is back to just working again.
Forum: Solar Heating 03-10-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By pinballlooking
Nice project. I have considered doing this in a...

Nice project. I have considered doing this in a closed-loop fashion to heat my fish water.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 03-08-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 23,542
Posted By pinballlooking
All the fittings are in my crawl space. It just...

All the fittings are in my crawl space. It just looks bad as it was wrapped in insulation and leaking.
I think they were knock offs. I am glad they are gone.

I have no connections at all under...
Forum: Conservation 03-08-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,466
Posted By pinballlooking
The weather is starting to warm up. I can get out...

The weather is starting to warm up. I can get out and ride more often.
I now have over 600 miles on my bike.

I got my first flat tire the other day. luckily I was a few hundred feet from home.
I...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 03-07-21, 10:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 23,542
Posted By pinballlooking
I have a pressurized Geo system it has recently...

I have a pressurized Geo system it has recently loosing pressure.
The fittings that came with the kit were shark bite style fittings for the 1” Pex. There was six of these fittings. They all were...
Forum: Tools 03-03-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,447
Posted By pinballlooking
My motor mount came in. It fits the motor but the...

My motor mount came in. It fits the motor but the platform is not big enough. I will need to extend it to the pully side and back a little.
I think I will cut some ” plate to put under it.
...
Forum: Tools 03-01-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,447
Posted By pinballlooking
I really can’t wait to take off the head off the...

I really can’t wait to take off the head off the compressor and see what it needs.
But I want to run it before I do this. My motor bracket comes in on Wednesday.
I looked over the weekend and the...
Forum: Tools 02-26-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,447
Posted By pinballlooking
I cut out this Quincy unloader wrench last night....

I cut out this Quincy unloader wrench last night. It is 1/8” plate steel hopefully that is heavy enough. If not I with cut it out of ”
Steel is so expensive right now so I just cut it out of some...
Forum: Tools 02-26-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,447
Posted By pinballlooking
I want going to make one of these for my...

I want going to make one of these for my compressor. Why reinvent the wheel.
I ordered this last night. It will make adjusting the belts simple. It was 39.54 shipped.

It is made for my motor...
Forum: Tools 02-25-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,447
Posted By pinballlooking
The crank case is now cleaned up. Here is a...

The crank case is now cleaned up. Here is a picture of almost cleaned up.
There was almost no sludge in it. The oil pump pickup screen needed cleaned up. It has fresh oil that I will use to test it....
Forum: Tools 02-25-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,447
Posted By pinballlooking
I was able to get top big plug out of the air...

I was able to get top big plug out of the air tank.
This tank is 1947 and it looks amazing auto drains work.
It is just under thick this thing is so heavy....
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