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Forum: General Tool Discussion 01-17-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Aluminum Bearing Race & Seal Kit Safe for Shop Press?

You're going to ruin the bearing when you press hub out anyway.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-04-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,253
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: 1/4 in. impact driver or 3/8 in. impact wrench

Both. I use my m12 1/4 driver on small bolts and screws. I use my 3/8" M18 on bigger stuff including removing lug nuts at the race track.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 11-01-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Impact swivel sockets

All my common size sunex swivels broke.
Forum: Garage Gallery 07-24-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4,551
Views: 2,329,352
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Teardrop Camper -- Structural Thoughts

My grandpa built a teardrop 2 years ago. Built the trailer himself out of 2x4 steel, I think, and then the body out of wood. Pulled it behind a v6 tacoma and 3.0 ranger. they pulled it just fine.
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Forum: General Tool Discussion 06-07-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,750
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Connectors for ABS Harness

+1 to barrel crimp, solder, heat shrink, tape, split loom, tape.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-09-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 14,824
Posted By aussiek2000
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 12-11-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,566
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: What are you paying for electric?

$0.099kwh. I was locked in at 0.05 when they were introducing natural gas plants in the area.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-13-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,770
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Air Ratchets, how useful?

anywhere its too tight to get my impact in. Used my 1/4 and 3/8 today while putting an alternator on.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 09-19-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Spring loaded locking hose clamp pliers

i just use my knipex cobras or long needle nose pliers.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-29-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: SO 3/8 MG325 sticky torue knob?

I don't think I can twist my knob very easily but it flips from forward to reverse pretty easy. I just leave it and my MG725 on full power and use the trigger to limit torque
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-25-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 876
Posted By aussiek2000
Lightweight floor jack

I am in need of a small, lightweight floor jack to use at the race track and when working on my car away from home. Handle needs to collapse small enough to fit into my trunk. Needs to be able to fit...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 08-17-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,437
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: A simple little tough job

The work looks phenomenological, Kevin. And I doubt black fingers will be an issue given how dirty it can be loading and operating a bolt gun.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 07-20-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,344
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Auto drain for air compressor

Our compressor has something similar to the HF piece, but it was made by the compressor MFR. It runs dozens of times daily and I've never seen anyone drain the tank nor us have any water issues.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 07-17-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,678
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: jh williams compared to Blue-point, and other imports?

I bought a set of williams 3/8" impact sockets 2-3 years ago. The square drive is now beat out of all the common one and they wont stay on my impact without falling off.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 07-17-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,638
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: China wrench fail

I find it funny that the OP is dead set on saving money by using Chinese tools. But has the most overpriced tractor that money can buy, a John Deere.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 06-17-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 31,714
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: 1/2" Impact Comparison: IR VS. Aircat

I don't know about aircat or IR. But we have 8 SO MG725's in the shop. Power output is phenomenal and quality is second to none. 2-3 guys had IRs and traded them for the snap ons after using them a...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-09-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,931
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Cordless Impact Driver. Do you use ear protection?

My m12 is nothing compared to my MG725. But I only wear ear protection when using air hammer for extended period of time.
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 02-12-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,121
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Back Feeding With A Generator

Umm, don't grab the buss bars.


But you should install a transfer switch setup for generator to stay legal and safe.
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 02-12-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,121
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Back Feeding With A Generator

Remove the main breaker so there is no path for electricity to leave the house

Disclaimer: back feeding is illegal in many (if not all) states
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 12-28-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,286
Posted By aussiek2000
Forum: General Tool Discussion 09-20-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,195
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Essential power tools for an auto tech

Only electric tools I have are a M18 Milwaukee 1/2" drill, and a M12 1/4" impact. All other power tools I use are air, 3/8 impact, 1/2 impact, air ratchets, die grinder, cut off wheel, 3/8 drill, air...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 08-26-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,826
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Huge Pictures!!!

^^^what resolution is your screen? Those pictures don't even cover 2/3 of my 1080 monitors.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 05-11-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,025
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Oil Filter Sockets

I wish people would torque the aluminum filter cap on 3.6 GM engines. I get tired of having to use my impact or air hammer to get them off.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 05-11-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,025
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Oil Filter Sockets

I use the sunex set on a daily basis. The 24mm has held up to my impact multiple times.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-10-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,384
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: How many of you roll your tool boxes around?

I just move my exteme to clean and whatnot. No flex in the handle and it pushes smooth as silk.
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