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  1. I live in SC very high humidity. In the summer...

    I live in SC very high humidity. In the summer when sandblasting we can get a gallon of water in a day.

    I Have a old Belarus tractor I bought just for the frontend loader It has a bad motor.
    I...
  2. Auto tank drain on order. This is a must have....

    Auto tank drain on order. This is a must have.
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  3. Rust-Oleum royal blue spray can for the pump and...

    Rust-Oleum royal blue spray can for the pump and pulley. The tank Rust-Oleum royal blue quart can.
    Someone posted this was a close match to Quincy blue.
  4. Thread: Quincy 5120

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    This compressor is just so cool. Some day I...

    This compressor is just so cool.
    Some day I would love to add a compressor like this to my shop.
  5. Here is the link to that dundeeshopnut's bad axx...

    Here is the link to that dundeeshopnut's bad axx compressor
    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/antique-machinery-and-history/quincy-5120-a-390115/?highlight=Quincy+5120
  6. It is a different color. It is the same color and...

    It is a different color. It is the same color and paint brand as the pump.
    But it looks lighter at this point maybe when it dries it will darken a little.
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  7. Ok now you have me going down this path. I...

    Ok now you have me going down this path.
    I stripped the tank tonight. Now I have to paint it.

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  8. I am out of blue paint. Next thing you know I be...

    I am out of blue paint. Next thing you know I be painting the tank.
    The tank looks really bad now that the pump is painted.
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  9. You are 100% right I went with the new Quincy...

    You are 100% right I went with the new Quincy blue. Here it is painted.
    Unloader towers ready to be plumbed they are all torqued down.
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    Yes the before and after picture.
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  10. Yes, I know you are right. I could maybe paint...

    Yes, I know you are right. I could maybe paint the pump and come back paint the tank later.
    My side CNC plasma business is turning into almost a second full time job. But my son is getting out of...
  11. Finally had some time to work on my compressor....

    Finally had some time to work on my compressor. The head is torqued down, and the valves are in.
    The valve towers still need installed. Some progress.

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    At this stage it may not get paint...
  12. Sure, but ผ” seems like over kill. I have 1/8” 10...

    Sure, but ผ” seems like over kill. I have 1/8” 10 gauge and 3/16” all would work fine but I also have ผ”.
    I could powder coat it black or sell it unfinished. I would make out one piece. I have a 4’...
  13. I was not positive is it was mild Steel. I could...

    I was not positive is it was mild Steel. I could have easily made one. I could have just welded the other one and flipped it over.
    But it was only $3 and two hours from me saying they would ship the...
  14. Nine days later this is what a $25 washer looks...

    Nine days later this is what a $25 washer looks like.

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    But I finally have the parts to put the head back together.
    This was not UPS fault it was Quincy not giving the part to UPS. Then...
  15. A week ago, Quincy said they would ship my $3...

    A week ago, Quincy said they would ship my $3 washer from a warehouse 2 hours away that day.
    A week later I still do not have them I did get a $25 charge on my credit card. They charge me $22 to...
  16. I called Quincy and ordered the platform washer....

    I called Quincy and ordered the platform washer. I priced the bolt and I should have ordered the bolt from them also.
    Next time I will check from them first and go from there.
    Quincy has a...
  17. Here is the head / pistons 318624 The valves...

    Here is the head / pistons
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    The valves are lapped and all rebuilt but one.
    I need a new bolt for the discharge valve and the thick platform washer. The discharge valve bolt is broken off...
  18. I cleaned up the head gasket and top of the...

    I cleaned up the head gasket and top of the pistons.
    When you install the new head gasket do just install it dry?
  19. So true. I wanted to use my 40 ton press who...

    So true.
    I wanted to use my 40 ton press who knew all he needed was a sledge hammer.
    The other parts snap ring bearing seal will be in tomorrow.
    He said it should be ready for me to get by the...
  20. We have had so many sales on my side CNC plasma...

    We have had so many sales on my side CNC plasma 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...
  21. Will he tried to do it in place and it did not...

    Will he tried to do it in place and it did not work.
    He took the whole thing off. I feel this was the best way to do it anyway.
    I offered up use of my 40-ton press but he may have one closer to...
  22. He sent me three pictures. Here are the other...

    He sent me three pictures. Here are the other two.
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    I suggested he take that part off we bring it to my shop and use my 40 ton press to press it out from the bottom.
    That seems...
  23. He just sent me pictures I have not seen it in...

    He just sent me pictures I have not seen it in person. They got the wrong bearing the first time. The right one will be here tomorrow.

    I offered my 20 ton jack and 10 ton porta power to help.
    But...
  24. Does any one know how to get this big pin out?...

    Does any one know how to get this big pin out?
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    This is the bearing he is replacing and he says the pin needs replaced.
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  25. This is the first time I have tried them. I did...

    This is the first time I have tried them. I did search for reviews and found some favorable ones so I thought I would try them.

    I will not toss out my old belt just in case. :)
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