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some work pictures

Discussion in 'Shop Talk' started by TOM V, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. RobVG

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    What 'told' you the coupling was bad?
     
  2. TOM V

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    RobVG, On shut down, just before the crankshaft stopped turning there was what I would call backlash and it would have a metalic sound just as the engine came to a stop. Seen this before on a different model AKERMAN in the past.The rubber insulators started to fail.
     
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    Cool, Thanks
     
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    You got it Tom, it's a very distinct sound. Once you've heard it, you never forget that sound. ;)
     
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    I am going to Southington this morning.Had I known you were close I would have stopped to say hello.I enjoy your posts very much.Ron G
     
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    Hey Ron, today I did some line boring in Bantam, I'll post a couple pics later, but I am in Southington quite abit, I'll give you a heads up next time I have some work in the area. Thanks, TOM V
     
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    Some line boring pics from today. NH BORE 001.jpg NH BORE 002.jpg NH BORE 003.jpg
     
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    That would be great,I am sure that we know a lot of the same people from the past.Ron G
     
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    Awesome pics Tom, I want one of those line boring machines!!
     
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    Here is a 60" EC460 bucket in for some repairs.
    ec460.jpg ec460-2.jpg ec460-3.jpg ec460-4.jpg ec460-5.jpg
     
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    True work of a "MASTER CRAFTSMAN"! That bucket looks awsome! Thanks for sharing and keep the pics comming!
     
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    Hi tom was wondering about your liqued nitrogen. Just talked to my local welding shop and they told me it will not stay liqued very long. How long can you let the tank sit? Nice work

    Jason
     
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    Our liquid nitrogen tank lasts about a week depending on the temp. It only cost us about $50 to get it filled at the local gas supply co.
     
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    Jason, I use liquid co2 to make dry ice, I have had tanks in stock for many months without any problems. The liquid nitrogen is constantly bleeding off, more so with higher ambient temperatures.
     
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    hi tom its me marc i think i met you at colliscion clinic once andy is a good friend or was it at kims shop tuff to remember
    but cant miss that awsome rolling tool box you call a truck, love it wish i had a use for a tool box that big,your work is
    beautiful,like a custom harley before paint.i need a bucket from a bobcat 331 looked at ,is it possible for you to take a look
    at it ,i know its a little small but it needs help.e mail me im in bristol,ct PROBIKE101@YAHOO.COM MARC
     
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    MARK, I emailed you my number, give me a call in the morning and we will set something up asap.
    Thanks, TOM V
     
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    Thanks call you in the mornning
     
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    Todays job, Champion A471 with no vibe on rear drum.
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    you the man.............so everyone here tells me.
     
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    You are so well equipped Tom,hoist and everything.I would love to see you work if you are ever in Meriden or close by.Ron G