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  1. Water in tank would cause it not to run, but I...

    Water in tank would cause it not to run, but I think more likely scenario is the pump is gummed up and not pumping. Disconnect fuel line at engine, turn on ignition, does fuel pump? 2 year old fuel...
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    If its anything like A1-5, people here tend to...

    If its anything like A1-5, people here tend to say its a common size, but damn chucks are hard to find, but that might have something to do with most sellers not recognizing what they have, and those...
  3. This is not the article I read some years ago,...

    This is not the article I read some years ago, but it is from the same research facility https://www.lightningsafetyalliance.com/documents/scientific_basis.pdf

    The article I read years ago gave...
  4. My shop (metal building), and home in Texas (wood...

    My shop (metal building), and home in Texas (wood 2x4 construction w/metal roof) are on an exposed hill, not much for trees or other structures nearby, we get some fantastic lightning storms, yet to...
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    Too obvious, too hard, just no love for the old...

    Too obvious, too hard, just no love for the old Thompson grinders?

    There are 2 things wrong in pic above, one non critical, other critical. The non critical is one of the spring is in wrong, the...
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    What do you see wrong in this pic?:D

    What do you see wrong in this pic?:D
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    In BFE podunk Nevada, pop 1000, how many "motor...

    In BFE podunk Nevada, pop 1000, how many "motor guys" do you think we have? Pretty sure I can handle 4 wires, the green one is ground right, LOL.

    Wheel came off easy enough, had to wedge a block...
  8. What brand of phase converter? Do you have a...

    What brand of phase converter? Do you have a factory schematic? Your post above is a bit rambly, can you break it up into some paragraphs?
  9. Every Toyota lift I've run was top notch! Only...

    Every Toyota lift I've run was top notch! Only reason I don't have one is the issue of $$$
  10. Caliphornia is a big state, not sure where you...

    Caliphornia is a big state, not sure where you are within it. CL search of LV or Reno frequently contains lots of ads out of CA, I see some fairly inexpensive machines, just too far for me to drive....
  11. That would make fine picture frame for a steam...

    That would make fine picture frame for a steam punk enthusiasts man cave:)
  12. Wonder why there is a second compound in the chip...

    Wonder why there is a second compound in the chip tray? From what I can see in pics it does not look like a bad deal, if everything works great, if not either repair, or part it out and you should...
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    S# 3796, 1999 model. 2 of the joysticks look like...

    S# 3796, 1999 model. 2 of the joysticks look like the one in 5th pic, had to replace one a few years back. No idea if they are low profile digital.
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    Getting ready to make a spanner to get grinding...

    Getting ready to make a spanner to get grinding wheel off, anyone know if its LH or RH rotation to remove? Not seeing any way to lock spindle, what is sop, hold wheel by hand, wedge wheel with block...
  15. Lye or Lime?

    Lye or Lime?
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    My Genie S-60 has a circuit board, or 2, inside...

    My Genie S-60 has a circuit board, or 2, inside the platform control box, no idea what they do, you might need them. I'm guessing you have some schematics to follow, or are you just winging it?
  17. Take it to someone that can weld/braze cast iron,...

    Take it to someone that can weld/braze cast iron, or make another. Without knowing how that is used, would it be possible to replace that piece with a large link of drive chain?
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    Was it you, or OP, that asked about my lift last...

    Was it you, or OP, that asked about my lift last year? With OP's description of the damage, I was thinking it was same machine, maybe not?
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    This machine is going to sit outside for next...

    This machine is going to sit outside for next week as I do an initial cleaning, top to bottom wipe down, drain sumps etc. Previous owner(s) ran this machine without wheel guard or top cover in place...
  20. I have some off the shelf gears for that machine...

    I have some off the shelf gears for that machine that I think will work, and that project is almost back to front of the que:willy_nilly:. I'm almost finished with flywheel grinder, next job is to...
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    Thompson 6x24 Surface Grinder

    6am came early Friday morning, not too often I have to be up that early anymore. Pulled out of driveway at 7, set the cruise control on 70, and enjoyed a quart of coffee and great desert scenery for...
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    Why would someone offer to pay you to do your...

    Why would someone offer to pay you to do your work? Agreed, very strange ad. Best I can come up with is they are out of ideas on what to make, so if you have a good idea, they steal your program and...
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    Slap a diamond wheel on the shaft and use it to...

    Slap a diamond wheel on the shaft and use it to sharpen carbide.
  24. Had a guy in my shop a few days ago, he looked...

    Had a guy in my shop a few days ago, he looked over my lathes, then asked why I did not have a Grizzly, he said those are the good ones:skep:
  25. Van Norman Slotter Attachment- What will it fit?

    I have an opportunity to get a Van Norman slotting attachment, I have not seen it in person, only a few pics. Seller found a video on youtube which shows one on a Van Norman #12, what I have is a Van...
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