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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 04:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,231
Posted By sailah
Getting her all ready for varnish ...

Getting her all ready for varnish

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d171/mainesailah/sailing/20150503_174329_zpsn4morljv.jpg...
Forum: The Garage Today, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,533
Posted By sailah
The staking tip in the motion pro kit. I stop...

The staking tip in the motion pro kit. I stop and measure often so I don't go too far. I use calipers and measure the width of the link to match it to the others or close. I also measure the width...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 414
Posted By sailah
If you want to be really cheap you could wrap the...

If you want to be really cheap you could wrap the bars in nichrome wire. I bought a roll to make some heated clothing and it works well. I always seem to break the wires as they come into the...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By sailah
I'm only guessing here, but something tells me...

I'm only guessing here, but something tells me cogent would probably want that shock back to do a little R&R. Shit happens, call them in the morning and see what they say, from all accounts they are...
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By sailah
I used a Colder Products quick connect fittings...

I used a Colder Products quick connect fittings from an Aux tank to main tank. I used the O ring that shipped with it, which I believe was a Nitrile rubber. That lasted a month and broke down. I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 885
Posted By sailah
I'm way too impatient with shit like that. I...

I'm way too impatient with shit like that. I give things max 24 hours to soak then I get out the real tools. I would ebay a new linkage and cut that bastard out. Ain't got time fo dat.:lol3
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-21-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By sailah
I've done this on a couple project bikes and...

I've done this on a couple project bikes and always used 6061, turned bored and mic'ed to size. Zero issues. Length is important. I turn mine for a loose slip fit.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-05-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,231
Posted By sailah
OK so last year was a fail, I need to get this...

OK so last year was a fail, I need to get this thread started early this season.:D

Spent a lot of time getting the boat ready this winter and I'm happy to have adv riders out for a sail. As we get...
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,092
Posted By sailah
When I changed my bearings last time I installed...

When I changed my bearings last time I installed bearing buddies, which are basically spring loaded grease injectors. They just tap on to the hub and have a grease zerk. I pump them in the spring,...
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By sailah
Just yesterday I got my makita hammer drill and...

Just yesterday I got my makita hammer drill and dewalt Impact driver (minus the charger) from my brother in law after 2.5 YEARS. He swore he didn't have it, I asked his wife to look again sure...
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By sailah
Tip #2 don't lend pressure washer to neighbor

Tip #2 don't lend pressure washer to neighbor
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 666,746
Posted By sailah
Congrats lincoln!

Congrats lincoln!
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 666,746
Posted By sailah
If those are your two projects I'd spend the...

If those are your two projects I'd spend the money on beer for a guy with a tig welder. Flux cure is the last thing I would use. It is easily done with tig, because that's what it is designed to...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,741
Posted By sailah
No. But I'll send you some if you post a pic...

No.

But I'll send you some if you post a pic somewhere awesome :D

PM addy
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,098
Posted By sailah
Try this ...

Try this

http://www.bidspotter.com/en-us/search-results?searchTerm=tig

Yes, it's a industrial auction site. You can bid remotely, I have done so before. I prefer to go live for large...
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,602
Posted By sailah
I don't work for a stealership, but I also...

I don't work for a stealership, but I also recognize the value of my time. For $40 I just replace them and bleed them.

I have used the compressed air trick and it works well. Def use a piece of...
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,098
Posted By sailah
I see 250 syncrowave for $1500 all day long with...

I see 250 syncrowave for $1500 all day long with a chiller at auctions. Just need to find an auction but they are all on bidspotter.com
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,098
Posted By sailah
I think the inverter machines are more efficient...

I think the inverter machines are more efficient so the graph is right. I've kicked my duty cycle a couple times, mostly long passes on steel floored. The torch usually gets too hot to hold before...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,741
Posted By sailah
It's not the trouble, it's getting undressed into...

It's not the trouble, it's getting undressed into carhartts and then back into dress clothes:lol3

Send me exact dimensions and I'll try and get it done Friday. I'm out on a survey tomorrow. I...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,741
Posted By sailah
Mcmongo I wish I could help but I moved and my...

Mcmongo I wish I could help but I moved and my lathe is in storage. I could possibly use a lathe at work but I'm usually in business attire there. If no one else can do it, I'll try to sneak it in.
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 666,746
Posted By sailah
I don't have a picture but at my last house I...

I don't have a picture but at my last house I built a shelf. The face of it was a pine board kicked out say 15 degrees. I used a hole saw of appropriate size to knock holes that fit over the...
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,098
Posted By sailah
That's a pretty smoking deal. I have the 185...

That's a pretty smoking deal. I have the 185 version same machine just a little less top end. It would have to include the foot pedal which is probably stowed in the drawer of the cart. I only see...
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,843
Posted By sailah
Without knowing any more than what I'm seeing... ...

Without knowing any more than what I'm seeing...

I would scrap that fork leg. I would then bore out some heavy tubing the length of the mounting tab to be a heavy press fit. I would then weld on...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,248
Posted By sailah
I guess I am guilty of skimming and didn't see he...

I guess I am guilty of skimming and didn't see he was currently in his trip and in Guatemala. Hmmmm, well fixing is certainly an option. Personally I would weld rather than drill and bolt. The...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,843
Posted By sailah
How about a pic?

How about a pic?
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,248
Posted By sailah
To replace a swingarm? Probably a lot less time...

To replace a swingarm? Probably a lot less time than cutting a plate to fit, clamping and drilling holes. Welding you need to grind it all down, weld, and then grind the weld flat, repaint. I know...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 666,746
Posted By sailah
As mentioned you need way more amps. I've welded...

As mentioned you need way more amps. I've welded plenty of 1/4" with my 185 amp machine. I would first clean the plate with degreaser like simple green so you don't waste or clog wheels. You want...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,248
Posted By sailah
I welded a swingarm for a friend with most...

I welded a swingarm for a friend with most exactly the same failure. My first question is how could it have possibly gotten that worn with out noticing? He bought his that way.

I typed in Klr...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 666,746
Posted By sailah
Personally I would Clean that plate until...

Personally I would

Clean that plate until it's spotless with stainless brush
Wipe down with acetone and filler rod
Preheat with clean flame
Full heat with pedal until you see the shiny ball of...
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,377
Posted By sailah
^:lol3

^:lol3
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 666,746
Posted By sailah
Nah, he just doesn't live in the rust belt. ...

Nah, he just doesn't live in the rust belt. Could probably leave that sitting outside for months and it would still be shiny. My would rust while I was wire wheeling it.
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,622
Posted By sailah
I have a whisper lite international from when...

I have a whisper lite international from when they first came out. I have mothballed it lately in favor of a snow peak titanium. Which has been awesome BTW and probably similar to a jetboil for...
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,899
Posted By sailah
I don't like riving knives or guards on the...

I don't like riving knives or guards on the blade. I've been doing cabinet work for a long time and it's just a personal preference. I like to see the blade at all times, that way I know to not run...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-22-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,380
Posted By sailah
Dirty sanchez on here is a loctite factory guy. ...

Dirty sanchez on here is a loctite factory guy. I had a cracked engine block from impact on a salvage bike I bought for a project. He recommended Loctite Metal magic.
...
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 666,746
Posted By sailah
:thumb You'll love the waterjet.

:thumb

You'll love the waterjet.
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 666,746
Posted By sailah
Those hornet HD machines are nice, a real pro...

Those hornet HD machines are nice, a real pro table. I was talking to them about a pipe coping machine and almost fell over when they told me the price. I'd be interested in seeing a close up of...
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 666,746
Posted By sailah
awesome job lincoln. Another satisfied customer...

awesome job lincoln. Another satisfied customer of Sailah's Freebie CAD services:lol3

How did the radius work in the Miller slots?

How close were the holes to 5/8"?
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 666,746
Posted By sailah
Perfect, I'm warming up the computer now:deal

Perfect, I'm warming up the computer now:deal
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 666,746
Posted By sailah
Sent you email and phone. I'm drawing in...

Sent you email and phone. I'm drawing in Autodesk inventor so we will have to figure out how to get it back to you in a format you can open. I don't believe sketchup exports well into CAD so I...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 666,746
Posted By sailah
Lincoln, tell me what you want and I can draw it...

Lincoln, tell me what you want and I can draw it for you. I got the next 2 hours free. Go.:deal
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