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    My thoughts are different than many here. I...

    My thoughts are different than many here. I believe it is usually better to start with something rather than nothing. An existing business has already crossed many hurdles. The start up phase of a...
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    We use Hangsterfer's S500 and we like it. ...

    We use Hangsterfer's S500 and we like it. Foaming is not too bad but it never gets rancid. We have used Blaser and Cimcool (back in the day). We have tried several others but we really like the...
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    You OK? Did they have to administer anti-venom?

    You OK? Did they have to administer anti-venom?
  4. To me it adds character ... kinda like the rings...

    To me it adds character ... kinda like the rings of a tree trunk or the imperfections in a piece of wood.
  5. You guys are hilarious - who would think this...

    You guys are hilarious - who would think this stuff up! Sheer genius! No wonder we are still the world's super power!
  6. That's genius!

    That's genius!
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    Axles are actually 3750 lb each.

    Axles are actually 3750 lb each.
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    Here's the trailer if somebody would be...

    Here's the trailer if somebody would be interested in trading me for a 16-18'.
  9. yes - I'm sure there is likely an aftermarket...

    yes - I'm sure there is likely an aftermarket supplier and if someone had been able to recommend one I would may have gone that route. I doubt I would have saved any money though so my mind is ok...
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    Wow ... waddya know?! Cool - now I will sleep...

    Wow ... waddya know?! Cool - now I will sleep easier.
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    Refer to post #29

    Refer to post #29
  12. Robert - new from Fives is $5200. That made it a...

    Robert - new from Fives is $5200. That made it a pretty easy decision.
  13. Ox - yes - it was exactly that. Our Arrow 500...

    Ox - yes - it was exactly that. Our Arrow 500 thrust block was all rusty. The thrust block from our 1000 looks really clean. We're scrapping the 1000 so we'll just scavenge the thrust block from...
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    Definitely excessive - I keep meaning to add...

    Definitely excessive - I keep meaning to add washers - no I mean it - really I do - just haven't gotten 'round to it - but yes - I will!

    It's a really nice little trailer - 14' dual axle with...
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    Refer to post #29. I used to have an '82...

    Refer to post #29.

    I used to have an '82 Yamaha 750 Seca and was active on XJ Forever forum for many years. There are still a lot of them on the road and it seems like they often got passed...
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    Here are a couple of pics. Let me know your...

    Here are a couple of pics. Let me know your thoughts.
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    Pintle Hitch on trailer

    I have a question about my trailer. I have a pintle hitch and when I bought it the "eye" was left a little loose so it could rotate and the nut that secures it is pinned in place so it can't back...
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    Over the years I have been approached by all...

    Over the years I have been approached by all kinds of guys asking me to make or repair stuff for their motorcycles, sport cars, hot rods, antique cars, RC cars etc. All of them said there is a real...
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    Some guys want to keep their tanks and that's...

    Some guys want to keep their tanks and that's that. I don't really much care as long as they don't try to give me a tank that looks like it is sketchy. I go through them fast enough that the rules...
  20. Thanks gentlemen. We contacted a place I had on...

    Thanks gentlemen. We contacted a place I had on file in Cleveland Tennessee and they are estimating $1200-$1900. The Ball screw is about 1.75 dia x 32" long. Sound reasonable?
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    Thermite - haha - yeah, if it hadn't broken down...

    Thermite - haha - yeah, if it hadn't broken down out of state I would have gone with a Cummins. There's a place close to where I live that specializes in powerstroke to Cummins conversions with lots...
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    I see you all are still following this thread so...

    I see you all are still following this thread so I will post one more thing. I mentioned when I picked the truck up after the engine installation it sounded a little different - a little louder than...
  23. looking for recommendations for ball screw rework

    All - we have a noisy ball screw on our late 90's vintage Cincinnati Arrow 500. We have a 750 that we are scrapping with a good ball screw and we swapped them (even though the 750 is longer we were...
  24. That guy has as much invested in lumber as he did...

    That guy has as much invested in lumber as he did in the machine!
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    That looks like a beauty! I have always wanted...

    That looks like a beauty! I have always wanted one of those too!
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