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    Agreed, a mill makes it challenging but doable ;)

    Agreed, a mill makes it challenging but doable ;)
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    258278Not sure if any of the old Hydrapower...

    258278Not sure if any of the old Hydrapower components are still avail, but retrofitting a properly sized 4port steering valve, cylinder and matching steering column would probably be more cost...
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    I have that exact Towmotor. We picked it up as a...

    I have that exact Towmotor. We picked it up as a basket case back in the early 90’s for short money cuz the engine and counterweight was off. Still gets used every day.

    Ours has power steering...
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    I bought a Kubota B2320 (23hp) with FEL and BH in...

    I bought a Kubota B2320 (23hp) with FEL and BH in 2010. Fantastic little machine.
    At the time they offered that B series in 23, 26 and 29hp, if I had to do it over the 26 and 29 loader frame and...
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    Overall it’s been a good project, only thing...

    Overall it’s been a good project, only thing missing is a fancy paint job but I’m not a big fan of a rebuild that is mostly paint work.

    At this stage last up will be fitting the new 6-jaw adjust...
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    257149257150 (Dad burn IPhone rotating pics...

    257149257150

    (Dad burn IPhone rotating pics again......:crazy:)
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    Finally putting finishing touches to the Taki....

    Finally putting finishing touches to the Taki. Made a chuck key holder jacket (to keep my labels from getting any worse). Very happy how the custom back splash came out. I use coolant in my work...
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    Not sure why the last pic was turned, my...

    Not sure why the last pic was turned, my photobucket wants me to upgrade ($$)

    Gonna look into some wiring cat track to clean up the scale wires on the back behind the bed. On my larger engine...
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    Finally got a chance this week to play on the...

    Finally got a chance this week to play on the Taki. Finished up the crossfeed reader and saddle reader.

    While it’s not my first DRO it is my first install from scratch. Had to be creative on...
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    Not sure if this will work in your setup but...

    Not sure if this will work in your setup but here’s something I do routinely.

    I have a hyd hose crimper with 8 finger dies (Gates 707) in our shop. When connecting thin wall pipe or tubing I...
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    Dura-bar worked for mine.

    Dura-bar worked for mine.
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    Ditto what ripperj said.......Our box came in...

    Ditto what ripperj said.......Our box came in today too, Great American Textile says Georgia but box says made in Pakistan. Thin but usable.
  13. I have a D1-11, how far away are you?

    I have a D1-11, how far away are you?
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    Wow, just read this thread for the first time. ...

    Wow, just read this thread for the first time. What a nightmare. I have nothing to add but just wanted to say I thank my lucky stars I have seemingly good insurance and a decent workshop space...
  15. Lol.....true. I’m glad to have my wife in the...

    Lol.....true. I’m glad to have my wife in the office as the ole battle ax, it insulates me from all the riff raff
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    Maybe need this YouTube...

    Maybe need this

    YouTube
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    You’re good to go now. Here’s my view on my...

    You’re good to go now.

    Here’s my view on my Asian lathe.

    http://i1116.photobucket.com/albums/k571/e-fishin-c/BB5916FB-1FA7-4C44-BF19-D692B56523EA_zpsb7xetr2f.jpg
  18. HaHa, had to laugh at this cuz one time a former...

    HaHa, had to laugh at this cuz one time a former employee was raking his lawn, neighbor came over to have him fix a mower or snowblower. He said finish raking my leaves and I’ll look at your...
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    Charles Proteus Steinmetz, the Wizard of Schenectady
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    The job was for Henry Ford at his Rouge River Plant. The bill was $10,000. $1 for the chalk mark,...
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    http://www.genericparts.com/store/app/Search_Resul...

    http://www.genericparts.com/store/app/Search_Results_PS_ALL.cfm?cat=850

    Here’s where you need to find this kit. There are other seals than regular o rings in that kit. When we were doing jack...
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    The Taki came with a 6-jaw but yesterday found...

    The Taki came with a 6-jaw but yesterday found this 6-jaw with reversible jaws (very handy in my work. Met another PM forum member and had a lot in common.
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    Well, some good advice taken. Pulled the trigger...

    Well, some good advice taken. Pulled the trigger on a Newall DP500 a few weeks ago.

    http://i1116.photobucket.com/albums/k571/e-fishin-c/E3392568-9DCF-458D-AF7E-5A7AC819ADB5_zpsbemlxt0u.jpg
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    Sticky: Thanx Steve for the info. It’s been more of a...

    Thanx Steve for the info. It’s been more of a conversational piece over the years, a few people have offered to buy it but it will remain as our little jr backup in our shop.
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    Sticky: I picked up a Southbend bench lathe 35 years ago,...

    I picked up a Southbend bench lathe 35 years ago, the base is chuck full of tooling pretty complete with the exception of collets (the original tubes were there but someone helped themselves to the...
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    Like this? ...

    Like this?

    http://i1116.photobucket.com/albums/k571/e-fishin-c/C5D4EC29-4340-4792-8245-95F196911770_zpsd4i3rut5.jpg


    Today I was mocking this up for a New Newall DRO on a Takisawa. ...
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