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Volvomad's Recent Activity

  1. Volvomad replied to the thread Takeuchi blower motor lubrication.

    After blowing everything with compressed air I use WD40 or the like to wash any dirt out of the bearings more than lubricate them .As...

    Feb 24, 2021 at 10:09 PM
  2. Volvomad liked Nige's post in the thread Takeuchi blower motor lubrication.

    Don't blower motors generally have oil-impregnated bushes in them.? My thought would be a good clean of the shaft & bushings with...

    Feb 24, 2021 at 9:52 PM
  3. Volvomad liked Theweldor's post in the thread Bore welding help.

    40 grit will make a lot quicker work of it. Get yourself a piece of carbide tooling and take the last cut at .005 or so and see how nice...

    Feb 24, 2021 at 1:42 PM
  4. Volvomad attached a file to the thread Bore welding help.

    This is the finish . There are some weld lines visable . I left the bearings on as i have not got the pin and i want to measure it...

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  5. Volvomad liked Clawed Backster's post in the thread Anyone have a wood splitter attachment on the hoe?.

    I guess I'm just a weirdo. I actually enjoy cutting firewood. That is when I can do it at a relaxed pace, in decent weather. I always...

    Feb 22, 2021 at 8:42 PM
  6. Volvomad replied to the thread Bore welding help.

    Finding it hard to get a smooth surface finish . One problem is my bar speed is fixed at 65 rpm which seems fine for pulling out heavy...

    Feb 21, 2021 at 11:52 PM
  7. Volvomad attached a file to the thread Bore welding help.

    Hand miged the boom bores as my bore welder needs room both sides and this i[ATTACH] s the end result. I hope i can bate the pin in...

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  8. Volvomad replied to the thread Bore welding help.

    Other job on tomorrow so hope to bore it out tuesday and will stick up a pic if it doesnt look terrible (my camera may be bust)

    Feb 21, 2021 at 11:23 PM
  9. Volvomad attached a file to the thread Bore welding help.

    Back at it again. Nozzle gel is a great job. Use it whin ever i mig. Made a new torch end so can change my torch angle a bit more and...

    20210220_132005.jpg 20210220_163853.jpg Feb 21, 2021 at 11:13 PM
  10. Volvomad replied to the thread Anyone have a wood splitter attachment on the hoe?.

    5 or 10 minutes with an axe the odd cold evening.I pretend it is good for me.

    Feb 20, 2021 at 11:26 PM