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  1. Bummer, I could do Austin, and be back home every...

    Bummer, I could do Austin, and be back home every night, neither the dog or myself does well in hotels:D
  2. There was mention some months back about a class...

    There was mention some months back about a class in the Austin Tx area, is that still on? And if so what dates?
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    If fuel is passing thru fuelock, without being...

    If fuel is passing thru fuelock, without being energized, you need to replace fuelock, its probably not opening all the way either.

    Revised thought, make sure the oil pressure switch is breaking...
  4. What are you trying to run that requires 50Hp? ...

    What are you trying to run that requires 50Hp?

    I'm going to play psychic and say I see a large generator in your future:)
  5. North half of state is currently below freezing,...

    North half of state is currently below freezing, prediction is -6 tomorrow night in my area, I do not even try starting forklift in these temps, worried my ass might get stuck to seat:eek:. A block...
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    Make sure you have 240v at breaker, maybe time to...

    Make sure you have 240v at breaker, maybe time to re-inspect all connections, maybe while your in there ohm your windings?
  7. My Thompson grinder has War Production tag, and a...

    My Thompson grinder has War Production tag, and a tag on motor indicating Property Of USAF, Douglas Aircraft. War Production Board was ended in 1945, but USAF was not created till 1947, so not sure...
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    Is this an industrial compressor, or big box...

    Is this an industrial compressor, or big box compressor? I saw some Quincy compressors last year at a big box store, they had reed valves as opposed to the old style disc valves which makes me...
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    It is now Friday, the sh__ brown team lost my...

    It is now Friday, the sh__ brown team lost my package, last scan was when it was loaded on truck in SLC, never made it to bfe. It was a light envelope, the bezel and crystal for my Sunnen gauge,...
  10. Did you miss the part about finding them in big...

    Did you miss the part about finding them in big cities with enough industry to support them? Pretty sure I'm not the only poster here living on the edge of civilization in a small town that used to...
  11. In a world with a disposable mindset, some of us...

    In a world with a disposable mindset, some of us are still frugal and fix stuff, and a can of spray cleaner is what, 6 to 8 bucks, versus 150 or so for a motor? The time involved, maybe 30 minutes,...
  12. You do realize the electric motor repair industry...

    You do realize the electric motor repair industry is almost dead? You might find one in the big city with enough industry to support it, but for the rest of us its a diy job.

    Agreed, the CRC...
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    I was expecting a UPS delivery today, as usual my...

    I was expecting a UPS delivery today, as usual my expectations were too high:toetap:. Tracking is still showing its out for delivery, by end of day, but its 4pm, sun is setting, they've been thru...
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    I was skeptical first time I saw it, but it...

    I was skeptical first time I saw it, but it works! Wrap bearing in damp washcloth, place in micro, use 15 second bursts till you figure out correct time. It turns the water to steam to heat the...
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    I find using heat/cold makes bearing removal much...

    I find using heat/cold makes bearing removal much easier, its nice to be able to just pull a bearing off a shaft, or slide one on to a shaft, by hand, versus pullers and pressing or hammering them...
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    Lol, you beat me to it, I just watched that vid...

    Lol, you beat me to it, I just watched that vid and came over to post it. A tool we use every day, and I admit had never looked into the story behind it. The funny part to me was that I've had this...
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    I don't think a paint ball gun would do you any...

    I don't think a paint ball gun would do you any good, unless all you need is small short bursts. If you need to freeze something, get a CO2 fire extinguisher, or bottle, put part in shop rag, place...
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    USPS MO went in mail today, missed the cut0ff...

    USPS MO went in mail today, missed the cut0ff time for outgoing mail today, it will be in transit tomorrow, should arrive in Napa on thursday. Thank you.
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    I'll take it, PM incoming

    I'll take it, PM incoming
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    I ship every day, I can pack to survive a 20'...

    I ship every day, I can pack to survive a 20' fall, but cardboard, foam, and tape does not stand a chance being driven over by a truck. I've been purchasing quite a bit of tooling past few months,...
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    UPS offers overnight shipping from BFE, the catch...

    UPS offers overnight shipping from BFE, the catch is you have to meet the plane at the airport, at 7am:toetap:. Heck, we even have a UPS Customer Center, problem is its not staffed, ever. Usps and...
  22. You would be better off shopping the local...

    You would be better off shopping the local auctions and craigslist, that is where the scrappers find them. As mentioned above, the scrappers could care less about beating up a machine getting it...
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    Have they updated their gps system so they can...

    Have they updated their gps system so they can actually find an address? I've been accepting packages at Nv address for 18 years from USPS and Fedex, the UPS dolts still cannot f'ing find me....
  24. You want all original controls, and the use of...

    You want all original controls, and the use of the 2 speed motor, stick to an rpc. Do you see now why an rpc is easier:)
  25. I'm wondering if the Fogbuster can pass magots?

    I'm wondering if the Fogbuster can pass magots?
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