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Tinkerer's Recent Activity

  1. Tinkerer liked suladas's post in the thread Keeping grade flat.

    There’s a few like that here. Some say they don’t own a shovel because they won’t dig. I’ve come pretty close to throwing a shovel at...

    Mar 2, 2021 at 12:42 AM
  2. Tinkerer liked DMiller's post in the thread Overload of the Day.

    220 ton from my old employer The rotating element of the main generator [ATTACH]

    E033DA3F-436D-4EF8-9A50-761C44C401FA.jpeg Mar 2, 2021 at 12:37 AM
  3. Tinkerer liked Thirty5D's post in the thread Overload of the Day.

    Damage Free Towing [ATTACH]

    Damage Free Towing.jpg Mar 2, 2021 at 12:37 AM
  4. Tinkerer attached a file to the thread My Manual Thumb To Hydraulic Conversion.

    Nice Job! Thank You NH! #1 Seems like a 4" cylinder is overkill for the task. I matched it to the bucket cylinder so it could withstand...

    dom.jpg Mar 1, 2021 at 9:41 PM
  5. Tinkerer liked Welder Dave's post in the thread My Manual Thumb To Hydraulic Conversion.

    Might be worth a look at not having all 4 hoses bunched together. Two separate bundles and keep them together with some spiral plastic...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 9:23 PM
  6. Tinkerer liked Kenelz's post in the thread John Deere 310 SE Project.

    Here is a pic of when I was fixing the stabilizer. [ATTACH]

    HoeMar.JPG Mar 1, 2021 at 6:02 PM
  7. Tinkerer replied to the thread My Manual Thumb To Hydraulic Conversion.

    The stabilizers work just the same as they did before the diverter valve was installed. I can extend the stabilizer completely and then...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 6:00 PM
  8. Tinkerer liked Hammerak's post in the thread Alaskan Logging Equipment, Left to Rust.

    Thank you for your contact. When I moved to Alaska in March of 92', the oil industry was simply "running on fumes"... There were 6 rigs...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 3:42 PM
  9. Tinkerer attached a file to the thread Overload of the Day.

    Here is better view of it. At least the front tires on the truck are still on the ground. It appears to have a welder in the truck bed...

    wow.jpg Mar 1, 2021 at 3:23 PM
  10. Tinkerer liked Oerthedge21's post in the thread Case 580E Parts Questions.

    Made my own striker out of the shank of a large bolt I found, drilled and tapped one side and mounted it up, works great. Now to just...

    PXL_20210301_142134287.jpg PXL_20210228_213822167.jpg Mar 1, 2021 at 3:19 PM
  11. Tinkerer replied to the thread My Manual Thumb To Hydraulic Conversion.

    Yeah, Dave, I am not really finished yet. I'm capable of doing nicer looking welds than some of those. I used some real old rod and it...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 3:16 PM
  12. Tinkerer liked Welder Dave's post in the thread My Manual Thumb To Hydraulic Conversion.

    Looks good. The hose with the red zip tie looks like the outer wrap is a little funky. Not sure if you're finished or not but I would...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 2:48 PM
  13. Tinkerer liked Tones's post in the thread 660.

    https://www.facebook.com/100000795268931/videos/pcb.2981747258780374/3744059365630535

    Feb 28, 2021 at 10:43 PM
  14. Tinkerer replied to the thread My Manual Thumb To Hydraulic Conversion.

    $90.00 US on eBay included shipping. The vendor is Hydraulic Warehouse.

    Feb 28, 2021 at 10:40 PM
  15. Tinkerer attached a file to the thread My Manual Thumb To Hydraulic Conversion.

    Finally, the thumb and the modifications I made to it. It is a new Titan 32" extreme duty thumb. It replaced the first extreme duty one...

    image(3).jpg Feb 28, 2021 at 8:38 PM