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Re: lowboy
« Reply #180 on: December 01, 2017, 07:09:57 AM »
Daily bs: achieved! ;)

Welding before going in to work. See what I can do in 3hr. Hope to be either finished or on a supply run.


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Re: lowboy
« Reply #181 on: December 01, 2017, 09:22:43 AM »
 Changing out of work clothes and into work clothes, grabbing the Lib key and some welding wire omw to the office for a drastically understaffed day!

One is taking the afternoon so I took a partial morning. Welding 97% done. I have 80” of bead left to run on 4 decking seams. Could run it as-is if necessary but I’d rather make the runners solid front to back.

I think what I thought was rain issues last night was some poor prep. Paint on the rail under the plate coming out and contaminating. I had to grind a couple back, particularly when I didn’t run relatively exaggerated circles.


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« Reply #182 on: December 01, 2017, 12:11:44 PM »
I have never worked on projects for a couple hours before coming to work. I don't like this.

I want to smell the sweet scent of CO2/Argon and steel. Now.
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Re: lowboy
« Reply #183 on: December 06, 2017, 08:13:04 AM »
Inner fenders done last night. Shit welds, too much wind and not clean enough on the fender side.

Slight bend over the axles on both sides. Guess I should chock the rear once in a while when loading heavy.

Weather doesn’t look like I’ll get to paint the top side this fall, I think we’re out of warmth. I think I’ll redo the marker lights only and call it done till spring.


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Re: lowboy
« Reply #184 on: December 06, 2017, 08:26:30 AM »
Paint it while in Johnson Valley
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Re: lowboy
« Reply #185 on: December 06, 2017, 11:06:54 AM »
not the worst idea I've ever heard. but I don't think so :)
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Re: lowboy
« Reply #186 on: December 19, 2017, 10:13:14 PM »
Tired of working on this thing. Almost done. Lights and wiring 2x the work decking was. As expected.


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Re: lowboy
« Reply #187 on: December 20, 2017, 02:36:05 PM »
bo hiss!

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Re: lowboy
« Reply #188 on: December 30, 2017, 10:04:40 PM »
Fucker is finally done.




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Re: lowboy
« Reply #189 on: January 10, 2018, 10:08:36 AM »
brake pads ordered, they're thin.
16 of 32 studs swapped out. Super easy as long as the ones being removed don't fall inside the rotor hat. fishing for them requires way too much patience.

needs hubs greased and air checked.
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« Reply #190 on: April 20, 2018, 08:01:17 PM »
If it’s not in this thread where the hell did I post about which calipers were shitty? Damnit.

Smike just texted me that one vacated. I was hoping it was one with a bad seal and rusty piston.


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« Reply #191 on: May 05, 2018, 10:49:58 AM »
Winch apparently dead. Solenoid pack clicks. Voltage goes places. Didn’t look up a circuit diagram, just put 30’ of 5/16 chain together and pulled the trucks up the long ramps with the seller’s powerstroke.


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« Reply #192 on: June 13, 2018, 10:50:44 PM »
Letter from the town on this waiting in the mailbox when I got home. Really ruined my mood for the evening. Johnny law is piling on me, ready to just fuck it all and watch tv as a hobby.


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Re: lowboy
« Reply #193 on: June 13, 2018, 10:54:33 PM »
so stupid!  fuck those moron neighbors

my neighbor just let me know his neighbor is selling in the spring.  3 acers and house with 2.5 garage across from my shop.  i plan to discuss with him and buy before its on market.  dont care what it is.  zillow says 130 so def in range.

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Re: lowboy
« Reply #194 on: June 14, 2018, 09:30:06 AM »
They have an issue with your trailer?