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  1. skyking1 replied to the thread Working the water and land pics.

    You know how to have fun!

    May 15, 2021 at 6:36 AM
  2. skyking1 liked Tugger2's post in the thread Working the water and land pics.

    Hate to admit im working with the cursed long reach today,but im providing the anchor system for this one. Hydraulic power pack 5 drum...

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  3. skyking1 liked Tugger2's post in the thread Working the water and land pics.

    Actually its not bad,my knees arent burning tonight from grappling rocks

    May 15, 2021 at 6:35 AM
  4. skyking1 replied to the thread JD 120 general rebuild thread, bushings, pins, CWS thumb wedge QC bushings, hoses.

    I started with the two foot bucket and scarfed off the destroyed wear plates on each side. I figured I would start smaller. I don't have...

    May 14, 2021 at 9:22 PM
  5. skyking1 liked Tugger2's post in the thread Repair or replace cracked boom???.

    This technique of doing a small weld fill on the run out ends worked well for me on reinforcing plates and thumb mount bases. We would...

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  6. skyking1 replied to the thread Memories for us old truckers.

    Oops

    May 14, 2021 at 8:59 PM
  7. skyking1 replied to the thread Memories for us old truckers.

    Yes it's pretty much a sound thing. Sounds and smells are connected to your memories. I still have my 12 valve truck, but I sure don't...

    May 14, 2021 at 8:53 PM
  8. skyking1 liked Crummy's post in the thread Memories for us old truckers.

    The concrete truck that delivers here is a Pete with a Silver Detroit. The first time I heard it I said "that's a Dee-troit boys". 7% 7...

    May 14, 2021 at 5:51 PM
  9. skyking1 replied to the thread Repair or replace cracked boom???.

    That was the first broken boom I saw a 245 cat. When it broke off and flopped into the terex, it broke all hydraulic lines and sprayed...

    May 14, 2021 at 5:38 PM
  10. skyking1 replied to the thread Repair or replace cracked boom???.

    Would you plug weld a larger fish plate?

    May 14, 2021 at 6:15 AM
  11. skyking1 replied to the thread Memories for us old truckers.

    That little mom and pop dredge I ran had 8v92 in it. It made a good pump engine.

    May 14, 2021 at 12:03 AM
  12. skyking1 liked John C.'s post in the thread Repair or replace cracked boom???.

    It looks like the people who built that boom are the same ones who built the Cat booms that have been failing for years. Nige is correct...

    May 13, 2021 at 3:43 PM
  13. skyking1 replied to the thread Coast Logger.

    Best of luck in your retirement!

    May 13, 2021 at 3:41 PM