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Old conventionals at work

Discussion in 'Cranes' started by Tugger2, Mar 24, 2018.

  1. DMiller

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    Powerful big boat lift!!
    What purpose for that mechanism?
     
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    Its a set of dump skids. The stacker dumps bundled logs into the water on it. They skids are hinged on on one end with the float tank on the other end to keep angle not too steep. This keeps bundles from launching too fast and breaking.
     
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    Good basis idea
     
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    All deloused, inspected and rehung for another round!!
     
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    90% loggerproof now.
     
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    Had the 40 ton and a friends Hayes hard at it this week. P8302830.JPG P9022839.JPG P9022841 (1).JPG P9022843.JPG
     
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    It was kind of nice to spend a week on the golf course.Met the buck in our spoil pit,i think he was going to take on the loader. IMG-9455 (1).jpg IMG-9458.jpg P9022836 (1).JPG
     
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    Packing up. P9032845.JPG P9032846 (1).JPG
     
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    Ryan since I see your still runnin P&H Im in need of a magnetorque alternator for a 670WLC got any ideas . 670 quit swinging yesterday , found the alternator not putting out and after taking it over to my starter shop they say its got a short in the windings .
     
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    im not sure where we get them but I know we have two brand new spares. I think they came from biggie crane. Also have voltage regulators
     
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    Could be a Popped Diode
     
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    Its been a busy winter For the Lima and the 40 ton doing some ship breaking. We did a 116 year old wood tug and a goverment research vessel is nearing completion. Sea_Lion_CVA_447-8036_web.jpg PB302917.JPG P1243011.JPG P1263025.JPG
     
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    The interesting part ,dismantling the main engine. Almost 90,000 lbs total weight. Crankshaft was over 16000 lbs.
     

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    A few random shots . P4042598.JPG P4052604.JPG P2182560.JPG P4132595.JPG
     
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    very cool! anything near the water is all good.
     
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    Was the bow filled with concrete?
     
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    Wow, interesting stuff, feel free to post more pics! That was a beautiful tug, what was the name?