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    ����BONUS. What were you to get a bonus? The...

    ����BONUS. What were you to get a bonus? The guys that got nice bonus’s were Air Force pilots in SAC and Nuke Ship engineering folks. I was an MP and got offered a 3 day pass. I took my...
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    And that was to sign up for 🙀4 years to get...

    And that was to sign up for 🙀4 years to get something I could have gotten for 😾3. My finest lesson in negotiation right there. Still, I just canít get my head around vinegar. Like...
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    Vinegar is as slow as me waiting to get out of...

    Vinegar is as slow as me waiting to get out of the army. Takes forever. Heck if itís removable just use or fab a plastic tank of any sort and use electrolysis. Some arm n Hammer washing soda...
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    Well I Got it

    Well fisheyes and all I finally got that panel on there and itís not too bad . The fisheyes were gone when the grinding was done.:thumb: Itís not a thing of beauty but Old Jethro lives on with...
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    How to eliminate crater in weld center?

    IímUsing .025 wire was with to Hobart handler welder putting a washing machine panel on the side of my truck. Donít ask. B:twitchy:Anyways I keep getting these little craters on each one of the tacks...
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    How T Fix The GM Egged Out Door Droop

    Iíve had a few of these and as most know by the time you see the door drop, and actually decide to do something about it( come on ya know you put it off:gloomy:Ē it isnít going to be an easy fix. ...
  7. Has anybody ever tried this Vaseline Undercoating

    https://youtu.be/uHMpJebGx_g


    looks interesting. I like the dextron 3 cheap additive too having seen How well a tiny tranny leak preserved the inderside of an old truck once. I am going to...
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    In the end end it sounds like the same old thing...

    In the end end it sounds like the same old thing to me . Nothing more than Ambulance Chasing and the usual case of ďdeep pocketsĒ . Pretty pathetic
  9. I also learned not to paint around...

    I also learned not to paint around sunset.[/QUOTE]



    OH AINT THAT THE TRUTH. Those big millers come flopping in for a crash landing and you just know heís going to end up on the hood. Then...
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    Funny with those blow molded cases people eithe...

    Funny with those blow molded cases people eithe love them or toss them, thereís no in between. Personally I toss them as they donít do much for the saws mine came with. On the negative side...
  11. I always oil mine mine because my air isn't the...

    I always oil mine mine because my air isn't the driest around. Funny I even had an IR needle scaler that wouldn't work right. Had to bump the needles to get it to run. I immediately though it...
  12. Thanks for the links funny I didn't see any of...

    Thanks for the links funny I didn't see any of those when I was doing my pretty extensive digging the other night. Well they don't give those hinges away either @150 to do a door. I guess that...
  13. Henry i find it amazing that you can fix gm doors...

    Henry i find it amazing that you can fix gm doors with the pin bushing set only and get away with it every time like that. If the doors holes are egged out even slightly it's going to mangle the...
  14. Ho do you guys fix (without new hinges)the louse GMC door sag???

    I've fixed and numbers mine over the years so I know it's not as simple as the new pins and bushings that I've done on at least three in my trucks and to several friends. What I mean is the real fix...
  15. [QUOTE=Len;331989]Actually POR15 is pretty old...

    [QUOTE=Len;331989]Actually POR15 is pretty old technology that first came about during WW2 and worked well until better products came along. We used if for 20 years and eventually found that it...
  16. I know now a guy who rehabbed an old trailer the...

    I know now a guy who rehabbed an old trailer the size of a car hauler. He scuffed it all down and painted the entire thing in POR 15. It has to be 6 or 7 years now and that thing looks like...
  17. Skip the needle scaler, get out the air chisel!

    I tried this one I bought a nice new Ingersoll rand needle scaler to take the rust off the frame of my old truck and of course just like my harbor freight air tools it didn't work. Well I fix that...
  18. Well I fixed it. Again like my other Harbor...

    Well I fixed it. Again like my other Harbor freight stuff I took it apart and put it back together in the stupid thing worked and it works pretty good though a little bit slow. All I did was take...
  19. [QUOTE=bmarler;330449]is that supposed to be air...

    [QUOTE=bmarler;330449]is that supposed to be air over hydraulic? it looks like straight pneumatic to me. if so, the oil is only for lubrication. oil the crap out of it, lots down the inlet so the...
  20. Yup, one of those. I just now discovered...

    Yup, one of those. I just now discovered another idea. Tomorrow I'm going to unscrew the die end and see if I can fill it with oil s there and give it a good cleaning along the way. Who...
  21. Nope, it's just one of those barrel shaped hand...

    Nope, it's just one of those barrel shaped hand held pneumatics you sort HF and Others selling. Mine is just very lethargic. There's no Chabang but more like a carnival rides pneumatics. It...
  22. HF Panel Flanger How Do You Put Hydraulic Oil In This Thing?

    OK I know it's a dirty word coming from Harbor freight. However I've had this air punch flange here for 10 years and like so many others it never worked from day one. Well it works a little if you do...
  23. One thingis the outright cost. You can pick up...

    One thingis the outright cost. You can pick up a nice 110V mig rig in the neighborhood of $600 that will weld 1/4" ( stretching it) and still do light aluminum welding. If you are doing a lot...
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    I use their cold galvanizing on my galvanized...

    I use their cold galvanizing on my galvanized boat trailer and have for 15 years. Every year I just dremel off the rust spots and respray, works great keeping the old boat trailer going. I never...
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    Here is A Good One On Rusty Frames

    I was talking to my neighbor who has a 03 Chevy truck. He is one of those guys who can do about anything but isn't so much on body work. He was showing me his frame (this is Northern NY, winter...
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    You do want to get on the good rubber gloves if...

    You do want to get on the good rubber gloves if you are going to be swimming in thinner. I don't know of anything that will dry your skin like a raisin more than thinner does. Do it outdoors too...
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    How about a stanley steel door

    I just rehabed an old exterior stanley door for my barn. Sanded it down gave it a coat of primer and painted it Jeep white. Made for a nice job witb some leftover paint and is far better tban the...
  28. Good question. I can tell you it sure seemed...

    Good question. I can tell you it sure seemed to come right off my pliers in short order :bored: . I guess it's one of those many things that the factory can do but we mere mortals can't at...
  29. Ughhhh. Once upon a time I thought I was a...

    Ughhhh. Once upon a time I thought I was a dork for putting spring lift inserts into the back springs of my 67 Camaro. That cost me well under 20 bucks. These boobs spend a few grand for a...
  30. Plasti Dip For Paintjob, Tell Me I Didn't Just See That

    While on another auto site I notice something new to me, plastidip paintjobs. Say it aint so. The ones I looked at online looked like like something off of the Teletubby Kid show or orange...
  31. Plasti Dip For Paintjob, Tell Me I Didn't Just See That

    While on another auto site I notice something new to me, plastidip paintjobs. Say it aint so. The ones I looked at online looked like like something off of the Teletubby Kid show or orange...
  32. No time like the present to change that. I use...

    No time like the present to change that. I use masks whenever in the dirty dusty grunge nowdays. Remember, pollution is thing of scales and less is always better so even a dust mask is gonna knock...
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    Question On Runaway Air Compressor

    I have a 15 year old semi POS Campbell Hausfield 220 Volt 36 gallon single stage twin cyl belt driven compressor and it recently started popping the safety valve. Funny, I thought the valve's...
  34. Yea I hear you on those Black and deckers. I got...

    Yea I hear you on those Black and deckers. I got one a while back for general use. Oh how those side spring paper holder do truly SUCK. Give me the old end clamps from the 70's at least they sort...
  35. Yea the pic is with the mini pad, sorry. What I...

    Yea the pic is with the mini pad, sorry. What I meant was the flat, end cutting vibrating cutters between 2 and 4" across. I have had this rig for a year now but let me tell you this is one of...
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    Safety Pop Off On Air Tank Keeps Going Off

    Yea it's a Campbell Hausfield and it;s not much good but I'll continue to use it till it bites the dust....... I've had this beast about ten years and suddenly the darned safety valve keeps popping. ...
  37. Anybody ever try shaping bondo with one of these?

    http://www.harborfreight.com/power-tools/oscillating-tools/oscillating-multifunction-power-tool-68861.html

    Yea I know it's Chinese so don't use the switch too much . Still, I tried this the...
  38. I found a new way to splatter bondo hardener in your face.

    I heard a long time ago that getting polyester body filler harener in your eyes can result in blindness. I think it was Popular Science or Pop Mechanics.. Anyways since then I always either had...
  39. Thread: Frame paint ?

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    So are you saying Len that this is "REALLY" self...

    So are you saying Len that this is "REALLY" self priming? Any of the few ancient rustbelt beaters of mine I did over the years got primed first then regular paint. I haven't used Zerorust...
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    There isn't much out there that will do very much...

    There isn't much out there that will do very much without using a fair bit of air really. You would really be better off scouting around for something big enough or at least rig up another tank to...
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    Come on guys, galvanized isn't the voodoo stuff...

    Come on guys, galvanized isn't the voodoo stuff that you are making it out. Just try to do it outdoors and or turn on a fan, mainly keep your kisser out of the fumes. That is about all it takes...
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    Old washing machine, dryer, kitchen range ect. ...

    Old washing machine, dryer, kitchen range ect. Free for the grabbing off the side of the road about this time of year. A little on the thick side but great for flat areas that don't need much...
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    I know this isn't an answer to your question but...

    I know this isn't an answer to your question but here is one bit of advice I learned along the way. Take that motor to your friendly neighborhood mom n pop electric motor shop for a look see. ...
  44. Thread: Air piping

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    If you end up needing some more storage for that...

    If you end up needing some more storage for that 60 gallon setup its easy enough and cheap enough to increase it by 20 gallons by utilizing an old 100 lb propane tank. That's the tall ones 20" or...
  45. Thread: Air piping

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    And also use REAL 50/50 Lead solder not the so...

    And also use REAL 50/50 Lead solder not the so safe you can eat it stuff. The 50 50 really is easier to use . Also you will have the inevitable corner joints. Try to sweat those 90's before...
  46. Duhhh, Does that mean like the kid lighting the...

    Duhhh, Does that mean like the kid lighting the bottle rocket stuck in his bum,Len? Those things are the stuff of internet LEGEND! :0
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    That other type you are referring to Len is...

    That other type you are referring to Len is probably Aerothane, Aircraft Spruce and Alexander Aircraft both sell or sold it forever. I used it on part of mine and it was the same 4 /1 mix as Imron....
  48. http://www.tptools.com/StaticText/airline-piping-d...

    http://www.tptools.com/StaticText/airline-piping-diagram.pdf


    Here is the link to the TIP schematic. I posted it as I remembered after mentioning it in my post how hard it was to find in their...
  49. Copper or steel lines with a couple vertical...

    Copper or steel lines with a couple vertical drops is going to go a long way towards condensing out and capturing most of that water you have there. TIP the outfit that makes sandblasters has a...
  50. Thread: HVLP Questions

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    Just don't go and get stupid and toss that Binks...

    Just don't go and get stupid and toss that Binks 7. Those hvlp are all the rage but like anything else all that specialization tends to complicate things which seems to me why everybody has to have...
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