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mitch504's Recent Activity

  1. mitch504 replied to the thread I'm going to sit down & have a good cry..

    I stopped at a busy truckstop on I-85 and filled a backhoe with road fuel. You know that fuel didn't stay in the tanks long. It rained,...

    Oct 21, 2020 at 2:32 AM
  2. mitch504 replied to the thread MO DOT.

    I asked some DOT officers why they ignored pickups and single axle trucks. They said it was too hard to keep up with what laws applied...

    Oct 21, 2020 at 2:26 AM
  3. mitch504 replied to the thread MO DOT.

    Around here, drive a truck, it costs $200 to talk to a DOT officer. Drive a pickup, it doesn't matter what you tow, or on what kind of...

    Oct 21, 2020 at 2:09 AM
  4. mitch504 liked Truck Shop's post in the thread MO DOT.

    They are doing their job, at least for what they are getting payed to do. I wish DOT would go after more of them. If they met the...

    Oct 21, 2020 at 2:06 AM
  5. mitch504 liked DMiller's post in the thread MO DOT.

    Would rather see these twits removed from the road than kill someone and insurance say Not Our Problem then employer calls Bankrupt and...

    Oct 21, 2020 at 2:06 AM
  6. mitch504 replied to the thread HF 1” Air Impact, low power.

    I looked at that, air consumption at full load is 68 cfm!

    Oct 21, 2020 at 2:03 AM
  7. mitch504 replied to the thread HF 1” Air Impact, low power.

    Keep in mind though, that an impact wrench builds up to max torque, so you need to be able to hammer it hard for about 60 seconds for...

    Oct 20, 2020 at 2:51 AM
  8. mitch504 liked skadill's post in the thread How to park the excavator?.

    Good Practice for Parking for the Chinese Excavator is to set it in 30 feet of salt water.The salt will act like a preservative,simialr...

    Oct 19, 2020 at 4:55 PM
  9. mitch504 replied to the thread HF 1” Air Impact, low power.

    Remember, it goes by area, not diameter, so it takes 4 1/4" lines to equal 1 1/2" hose.

    Oct 19, 2020 at 4:27 PM
  10. mitch504 replied to the thread JCB 1400b/3CX boom hydraulic leak.

    A stuck cylinder pin isn't specific to JCB. It is really quite normal for any machine with a few years on it. Welding up a fixture to...

    Oct 19, 2020 at 5:19 AM
  11. mitch504 replied to the thread Just some work pics.

    It's okay. He had special boots AND a hardhat!

    Oct 18, 2020 at 5:28 AM
  12. mitch504 replied to the thread How to be sure turbo is working correctly?.

    Your turbo is working.

    Oct 18, 2020 at 4:58 AM
  13. mitch504 replied to the thread Trailer for dump truck.

    I would go with a 10-ton dual tandem. They are common with electric brakes. Single tire triaxles suck.

    Oct 18, 2020 at 4:57 AM
  14. mitch504 liked AzIron's post in the thread "BOROWING EQUIPMENT ".

    So has there ever been an employee that didn't think the owner was ripping them off no pun intended here but what do people expect to...

    Oct 18, 2020 at 4:54 AM