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Forum: Introductions 06-21-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By pinballlooking
I removed all bad links in my solar post. The...

I removed all bad links in my solar post.
The system is doing great. I have generated enough power since payoff to make $7,300
Not to bad. It is really much more saving than that because of my EV...
Forum: Introductions 06-21-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By pinballlooking
Check out my install. ...

Check out my install.
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/showthread.php?t=3053

The first page has links to other installs with a ton of info.
Forum: Tools 06-17-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By pinballlooking
I asked some people that know more about punching...

I asked some people that know more about punching thick steel than I do. They said that it would not work for a bucket pin where the pin was moving.
So I scrapped that idea.
My new presses have a...
Forum: Tools 06-16-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By pinballlooking
Thanks, it takes my other presses $1500 - 675...

Thanks, it takes my other presses $1500 - 675 down to $825.

The other thing they sent him in dually truck that got 10.5 miles to the gallon.
The press was only 525 pounds.
Forum: Tools 06-16-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By pinballlooking
I did not keep this more than a year. It really...

I did not keep this more than a year. It really worked great.

I bought those two new presses I sure do not need 4 presses.
I sold this one on marketplace today for $675. Not a bad profit plus...
Forum: Tools 06-15-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By pinballlooking
I was looking at this thing called a Unipunch...

I was looking at this thing called a Unipunch where you can use your press to press out a hole.
I use a Magnetic drill to make my bucket and root ripper ears. It works well but is time consuming....
Forum: Tools 06-13-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By pinballlooking
Here is it in action. These presses are so nice....

Here is it in action. These presses are so nice. What a great add to my shop.
so much more precise than my old pneumatic press.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sop916RlPcc
Forum: Tools 06-11-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By pinballlooking
If you wanted to buy new ones you can get a...

If you wanted to buy new ones you can get a similar OTC 55 ton press for 8,188.32 shipped x 2 = 16,376.64
Better buy still more than I would want to pay.
...
Forum: Tools 06-10-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,190
Posted By pinballlooking
Compressor is not done yet but it is closer to...

Compressor is not done yet but it is closer to where it will live right beside my other compressor.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9330&stc=1&d=1623386595
Forum: Tools 06-10-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By pinballlooking
I just bought two 55-ton Power Team SPX hydraulic presses off marketplace.

One will be used for dimpling the other for a 40” brake press. I have a HF press for a brake press now I will not miss it. Going from air to a hydraulic pump will be great so much faster.
...
Forum: Tools 06-07-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By pinballlooking
I built a part cooling rack.

I saw a listing on Market place angle iron they recovered from an old building.
It was listed for $5 and I bought it. It had a couple 1/4" 7' pieces and a few other smaller pieces.

I have been...
Forum: Tools 06-02-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,427
Posted By pinballlooking
A very long drawn-out one. If I wanted to spend...

A very long drawn-out one. If I wanted to spend 5-8K on one I could have one tomorrow.

But I want one that will be dependable but not cost lots of money. This one will be 3K and have a rebuild...
Forum: Tools 05-30-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,427
Posted By pinballlooking
The block is still not back. He has another motor...

The block is still not back. He has another motor he can put in it until all the parts come in for the one he is rebuilding for me. I wanted to have the lift this week. So he is going to put the...
Forum: Tools 05-26-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By pinballlooking
My new plate roller is very heavy. I just bought...

My new plate roller is very heavy. I just bought it a 500 pound lift table. I will devise a way it t will not slide around and possibly fall off the table.
I will have do something with the handle...
Forum: Tools 05-25-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,427
Posted By pinballlooking
My crank shaft for the forklift is back from...

My crank shaft for the forklift is back from machine shop.
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9324&stc=1&d=1621968787

The head is back ...
Forum: Tools 05-24-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,427
Posted By pinballlooking
Forklift update. The price so far is still...

Forklift update.

The price so far is still in my budget. Actually $200 cheaper than we talked about.
The cylinders have sleeves so that is good news. New sleeves, pistons, rings, lifters/cam…...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-24-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 263,831
Posted By pinballlooking
That turned out nice.

That turned out nice.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-19-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 263,831
Posted By pinballlooking
Maybe start a new post on your sander. I would...

Maybe start a new post on your sander. I would like to see it. I got a free treadmill off market place to maybe make a sander from it. It has a 2.5 HP dc motor. but I don't want to side track this...
Forum: Conservation 05-18-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,018
Posted By pinballlooking
My headset got loose I should have noticed...

My headset got loose I should have noticed sooner, and it messed up the bearings in the headset. I ordered replacement bearings $8 later I had two sets and I was back to riding.
It is funny as soon...
Forum: Tools 05-18-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By pinballlooking
The first one shipped out with two steps the...

The first one shipped out with two steps the package was 50 pounds.
We bought a pneumatic carton stapler to help keep the box closed.
I have another one sold I want to have a system down before I...
Forum: Tools 05-17-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,427
Posted By pinballlooking
We have progress, the head is back. The crank is...

We have progress, the head is back. The crank is ready and the rebuild kit is ordered.
They were able the to just polish the crankshaft. So standard bearings were ordered.
The rebuild kit came with...
Forum: Tools 05-12-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,427
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: 13
Views: 776
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.


...
Forum: Tools 05-09-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
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: 13
Views: 776
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
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