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Forum: Garage Gallery 06-09-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 205,432
Posted By RickP330
Forum: General Tool Discussion 11-22-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By RickP330
Re: Screw / Threaded rod cutter

Sorry I mean a utility cutter:
http://www.harborfreight.com/3-inch-high-speed-air-cutter-47077.html



That's pretty close, I'll see what else we can come up with and place an order, thanks!!...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 11-22-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By RickP330
Screw / Threaded rod cutter

Hello Gang,
I have to cut alot of small threaded rod, Metric M3x.5 thread. I really don't want to cut 100 pcs with a wiz wheel. Can anyone reccomend a specialty tool which would be proper for the...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 11-05-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,757
Posted By RickP330
Re: Bearing Scrapers

A Pmech,
I accept your deduction, but why doesn't it return to the original shape when it cools back down? Those shiny spots are now (at room temperature) most definatly high spots...
RP
Forum: General Tool Discussion 11-05-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,757
Posted By RickP330
Re: Bearing Scrapers

Contrary to what you may think (at least what I expected) the shiny strips are over the area of the "thicker" babbitt. The cast iron behind it has very "Corse" steps in it. Like ramparts in a...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 11-05-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,757
Posted By RickP330
Re: Bearing Scrapers

I've found that this is part of the task. This bearing took 5 iterations to get it clean, and it is out of the main load area. I can see how working in the load area would require much more...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 11-05-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,757
Posted By RickP330
Re: Bearing Scrapers

Hi Guys,
Just thought I would post an update to this thread. Since I started it, I've actually been able to go to school on a few old timers on this topic. Turns out Scraping bearings seems to be a...
Forum: Garage Gallery 08-27-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 205,432
Posted By RickP330
Re: New garage in the Islands, with bonus house attached!

Amazing, thank you for sharing. Please keep us updated with current photos!!!
Rick
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-31-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 51,168
Posted By RickP330
Re: 5th Annual Garage Journal Secret Santa - 2012 (Official Thread)

Hi All,
I got a C'man 3/8" drive torque wrench! :thumbup:
RickP
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-24-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 51,168
Posted By RickP330
Re: 5th Annual Garage Journal Secret Santa - 2012 (Official Thread)

technically it is the 25th. Can I open my gift LOL....
RP
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-23-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,899
Posted By RickP330
Re: My IR SS5 air compressor

Subscribed! Nice work!
RP
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-22-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 51,168
Posted By RickP330
Re: 5th Annual Garage Journal Secret Santa - 2012 (Official Thread)

Wooo Hoooo,
Got my SS gift today! Is it the 25th yet? My daughter is trying to convince me to open it! can't understand why I have to wait LOL!!!
RP
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-22-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,702
Posted By RickP330
Re: Breaker Bar

Those are sweet, but 3/4" drive. they have 1/2" drive as well?
RP

PS, if 1/2" breaker bars are flexing that much, I think it's time to move up to 3/4" bars...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-22-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,702
Posted By RickP330
Re: Breaker Bar

Hey Guys,
Thanks for all the great dialog here - The SK would be a close second for me. I have time, so I never pulled the trigger yet. Waiting to see if christmas yields any results. I've put it...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-21-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,645
Posted By RickP330
Re: Compressor Restoration-Final Assembly

Ok, I'll bite. What's "Fans Running"?
RP
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-21-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,993
Posted By RickP330
Re: I am sure you guys will appreciate this more than my wife !!

jeezz,
Just sell two of them and your new one and the rest are for free. Nice job!
RP
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-21-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 51,168
Posted By RickP330
Re: 5th Annual Garage Journal Secret Santa - 2012 (Official Thread)

:rocker:Well, My SS santa gift has been recieved and picture posted!! I do hope I did a good job and they enjoy it...

I recieved a PM from my SS that the gift is in the mail, but might be a...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-20-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 51,168
Posted By RickP330
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-20-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,645
Posted By RickP330
Re: Compressor Restoration-Final Assembly

Thanks Bob,
No problem. The view from the underside of a head is always a little on the riske side :thumbup:
Rick
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-20-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,645
Posted By RickP330
Re: Compressor Restoration-Final Assembly

What an awesome thread. This is why I love GJ ;-)

Nice catch on the needle bearing Alan. I had to go back and take a double look at it. Just curious, since it is an upgrade I can see that it...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-19-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,645
Posted By RickP330
Re: Compressor Restoration-Final Assembly

That looks awesome dude!!!
RP
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-17-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,645
Posted By RickP330
Re: Compressor Restoration-Final Assembly

Absolutely! Too bad I opend this at work! A little alone time please LOL
RP

:lol_hitti
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-14-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 51,168
Posted By RickP330
Re: 5th Annual Garage Journal Secret Santa - 2012 (Official Thread)

Hey, where is the picture of the package!! ;)

My gift was supposed to be delivered on the 13th to my recipient, but I see the delivery is scheduled for tomorrow!!! Still no gift here but the...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-11-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 51,168
Posted By RickP330
Re: 5th Annual Garage Journal Secret Santa - 2012 (Official Thread)

:rocker:Whoo Hoo!! Secret Santa xmas gift is away!!!! My recipient should have it on the 13th!!
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-07-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 51,168
Posted By RickP330
Re: 5th Annual Garage Journal Secret Santa - 2012 (Official Thread)

Well I ordered the main gift for my SS on line. Gonna take a few days to get shipped to me, but I should be able to get it in the mail by the 15<SUP>th</SUP> or so. A day or two should be plenty to...
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