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Forum: The Garage 01-08-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,491
Posted By nessy357
Wish I could help, hopefully Miller can sort you...

Wish I could help, hopefully Miller can sort you out. I had the very first one of these back in 1975 when I worked for Ontario Hydro at the Pickering Nuclear Generating station.It cost $15,000 back...
Forum: Hacks 08-20-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,389
Posted By nessy357
Thanks for all the info, I'm gonna pass on this...

Thanks for all the info, I'm gonna pass on this one,
Cheers Bob
Forum: Hacks 08-18-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,389
Posted By nessy357
Velorex 562

Hi folks, I have an '85 Goldwing and a Velorex 562 has come up for sale locally ($1500) I literally have only 15 mins of riding with a sde car.
Any recommendations on the Velorex ? good or bad ? I...
Forum: The Garage 05-12-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,556
Posted By nessy357
From freezing ?

From freezing ?
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,094
Posted By nessy357
Does Rotella T 6 have the zinc additive for bikes...

Does Rotella T 6 have the zinc additive for bikes ?
Cheers Bob
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,744
Posted By nessy357
If you want to check your brgs, lift the wheel...

If you want to check your brgs, lift the wheel and give it a spin,a bad brg will be noisy, kinda of a growling sound. Biggest concern if you repack a brg, is ensure you give it enough clearance,if...
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,744
Posted By nessy357
If they are not running hot they are fine and...

If they are not running hot they are fine and will be for years. How often do you repack your front wheel bearings on your vehicle ? Mine have 300,000 KM's on them , still running fine.
Bearing...
Forum: The Garage 05-03-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,672
Posted By nessy357
Good to hear that, love it when a plan comes...

Good to hear that, love it when a plan comes together.
Cheers Bob
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,672
Posted By nessy357
Forgot to mention, if the broken portion isn't...

Forgot to mention, if the broken portion isn't tight, just use a centre punch to try and tap it out CCW , if it's loose it'll back out.
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,672
Posted By nessy357
I would start with an easy-out approx. 1/3 the...

I would start with an easy-out approx. 1/3 the dia of the capscrew.
Very important to centre punch and ensure your drill bit stays inline,and doesn't wander off centre.
Your easy-out will be...
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,836
Posted By nessy357
When you absolutely need to remove an impossible...

When you absolutely need to remove an impossible nut !
Heat the nut to dull red (quickly).
Quench the nut with water, quick as you can.
The offending nut will spin off "slicker than deer guts on ...
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,694
Posted By nessy357
Go to www.canadiangunnutz.com...

Go to www.canadiangunnutz.com (http://www.canadiangunnutz.com) everything you need to know you will find there, neighbour :D
Cheers nessy357
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 597,066
Posted By nessy357
Simply put it's the direction of the electron...

Simply put it's the direction of the electron flow, hence why the heat generated with AC stick welding is 50/50.
Forum: The Garage 04-04-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 597,066
Posted By nessy357
You need to do your homework !

You need to do your homework !
Forum: The Garage 04-04-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 597,066
Posted By nessy357
Rev polarity ,roughly 2/3 of the heat is...

Rev polarity ,roughly 2/3 of the heat is generated at the welding rod and the rest at weld puddle. The opposite for Straight polarity.

Spin off question ?
Why do you get better penetration with...
Forum: The Garage 03-28-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,901
Posted By nessy357
Here's a good article about oil. ...

Here's a good article about oil.
http://www.calsci.com/motorcycleinfo/Oils1.html#Oil
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 597,066
Posted By nessy357
That's aluminum oxide, comes from the dull...

That's aluminum oxide, comes from the dull surface of the alum, try filing the weld area first till it's shiney, then weld it.
Cheers Bob
Forum: The Garage 01-17-2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By nessy357
Couple of other ideas, have you ever seen...

Couple of other ideas, have you ever seen Metrinch sockets ?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AXs_8hetE8
They really work, saved my hide more than a few times.
warm up around the thread and...
Forum: The Garage 01-17-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By nessy357
You've done what I would have done ? Are you...

You've done what I would have done ?
Are you keeping the speed waaaay down low on your drill ?, rule of thumb is 1/2 the speed of mild steel OR slower, can't go too slow. Lots of cutting fluid, and...
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,972
Posted By nessy357
How long have bikes had EFI ?

How long have bikes had EFI ?
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,519
Posted By nessy357
Correct, basically when tou heat mild steel to...

Correct, basically when tou heat mild steel to red, and air cool.
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,519
Posted By nessy357
--don't worry about "normalizing", which very few...

--don't worry about "normalizing", which very few understand what it means and does.

Perhaps you could explain ?
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,519
Posted By nessy357
I would heat it discriminatly right at the top...

I would heat it discriminatly right at the top corner, and don't heat to red, otherwise you might "normalise" it. When the corner/bend was formed it slightly work hardened it, you don't want to lose...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 406,608
Posted By nessy357
Brilliant ! Show him how to light with flint &...

Brilliant !
Show him how to light with flint & steel

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v309/nessy357/th_firelighting011-2.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 597,066
Posted By nessy357
Try using 3/32" 6011P or 6011, faster freezing...

Try using 3/32" 6011P or 6011, faster freezing rod , with good penetration.
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 406,608
Posted By nessy357
Old Indian trick #72 Blow up a balloon, apply...

Old Indian trick #72
Blow up a balloon, apply scotch tape, stick needle into ballon through the tape. Balloon doesn't pop !!!?? just slowly deflates.:1drink
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 406,608
Posted By nessy357
Not enough carbon in it to affect it that way. If...

Not enough carbon in it to affect it that way. If it was hardnenable steel and you quenched it, you just re-heat to red and let it air cool, (normalising)
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,723
Posted By nessy357
If it's sulphated, and you have a charger, it...

If it's sulphated, and you have a charger, it should clean the plates, and you could get a couple of more years out of it. I can't count how many batteries I've recovered over the years since I first...
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 406,608
Posted By nessy357
Old Indian trick #49 When you have a fastener...

Old Indian trick #49
When you have a fastener such a hex nut, that absolutley will not loosen.
Heat the nut to red, then immediatly quench with water, said nut will come right off. You cannot...
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,723
Posted By nessy357
I've saved numerous batteries by putting 1/4...

I've saved numerous batteries by putting 1/4 teaspoon of white vinegar in each cell and then charging it, the worst car battery took two days to charge, got 2 more years out of it.
Forum: The Garage 01-02-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By nessy357
Go for it, although I haven't used it , I would...

Go for it, although I haven't used it , I would buy one in a heart beat. I ahve a Miller dial arc (stick) and a hobart 110v flux core, and after eading the specs on the passport, I'm thinking of...
Forum: Canada 08-03-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,542
Posted By nessy357
I'm selling this one , where do you live ? ...

I'm selling this one , where do you live ?
http://www.usednanaimo.com/classified-ad/Ultralight-cargo-trailer_12595441
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