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Discussion in 'General Industry Questions' started by Vetech63, Nov 15, 2021.

  1. stinky64

    stinky64 Senior Member

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    Like the old bumper cars at the amusement park or street cars:rolleyes:
     
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  2. Vetech63

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    Which does this fall under?
    Dirt rad 1.jpg
     
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    That paint or dirt??
     
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  4. Vetech63

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    Months of dirt on a machine with 2046 hours since new
     
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    2000 hours and Never a bath, awesome.
    How bad they cook it? No pun!!
     
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    Not any worse than any radiator in any truck used in pea harvest. The leaves are small and harvesting them
    dry it will plug a radiator in three days.
     
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  7. Welder Dave

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    Know a guy who had a chicken farm. Cleaning out the barns was like a thick white dust that you didn't think was too bad until you took the air filter out of the skid steer. It didn't seem bad because of the colour and how fine it was but once you tapped the filter on a tire or something it was unbelievable how thick it was coming off the filter.
     
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  8. Welder Dave

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    Plug in implements. A mower designed for a 40HP tractor will now need a 15HP or higher electric motor to power it. For a large mower for highways and ditches I don't know if an electric version of a 100HP tractor would be near as efficient. It would have to power the tractor as well as the mower. Hydraulic power maybe??? I wonder if there's any reports yet on how the Case electric backhoes are making out?
     
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    Drag a cable around like an electric dragline, except the dragline only moves once in a while and has an army of men to keep it going.
     
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    Maybe have remote electrical hook ups in the field like sod farms have for watering or something like central pivot irrigation.
     
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    Vetech asks "Which does this fall under?"

    Not yet completely plugged, drive on.

    Joe H
     
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    As HNC grabs a blowgun
    I kin fix dat !!

    Pressure washer would do wonders but rough on cooler cores.
     
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    He probably wouldn’t know where to look.
     
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    It's been paving equipment all week. I am doing a cylinder update on the Weiler paver due to a design flaw. I did the right-side extension yesterday.................will be doing the left side today. It's a crock of crap what you have to go through to gain access. I'll post step by step pics of this process tonight so you all can feel sorry for me. LOL:D
     
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    You cannot really expect pity from us can you?
     
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    The more I repair Weiler's, the more I despise them LOL So much labor for what should be something relatively simple................extension cylinder changeouts.
    385B view of start of repair.jpg 385B view of extension plate removed.jpg 385B view of inner plate removed.jpg
     
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    Once you get the crap out of the way you can finally see the cylinder mount............but you aren't there yet.
    385B disassembly3.jpg 385B view of inside plate.jpg 385B view of mount bolt.jpg 385B view of fitting.jpg
     
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    All of this just to get the cylinder out.:rolleyes:o_O
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    Weiler's fix?
    Thicker mount plates:(:confused:
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    I did the right side yesterday............took right at 5 hours. Left side I did today at about 4.5 hours. Cleaning the asphalt away from where you need to get to is the roughest part. Its still a royal PITA and if you have a fitting leak or need to replace that rod end hose!? ...........you have to tear this down the exact same way..........:eek::confused:
     
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    I use the leaf blower on my backhoe when I am done using it. It helps keep things clean.
     
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    Went out on a 60G mini ex today. Typical electrical problems due to a **** poor repair previously. The operator, when I was done with the electrical repair, asked if I could weld a tooth back onto the bucket shank. Previous weld was S%^& but I did it. He has WAYYY bigger problems than a missing tooth.
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    He didn't even say anything about the bottom of this bucket being caved in 5 inches and the weld seems ripped on both sides by at least 10" long. LOL I'm trashing this bucket and getting a new replacement ordered. I'm not even going to screw with this repair.
     
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