starting a thread on TIPS OF THE DAY!

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Post by elliotf » Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:53 am

The best tip I know:

The most important tool to carry is a cell phone.

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Post by Wolfy01 » Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:15 pm

I thought the most important tool to have with you or at least in calling distance with that cell phone was a good friend or significant other with a truck and flat bed trailer
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Post by gflapg » Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:40 pm

elliotf wrote:The best tip I know:

The most important tool to carry is a cell phone.
Cell phones don't work most of the places I go. Better to invest in a Personnel Locator Beacon. Satellite up-link to the National SAR center. :thumbsup: :old:
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Post by tebklr » Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:47 pm

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Post by tebklr » Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:49 pm

Mud Pie wrote:To fill your final drive with oil without making a mess or fabbing up a tricky funnel, get some baby bottles. The ounces are clearly labeled on the outside. Simply cut off the end of the nipple and inverted into the FD fill hole. The clear bottle lets you see when the oil has drained, much better than guessing with ketchup/mustard squirt bottles (plus you don't have to measure your oil, pour into the ketchup bottle, then pour into the FD).

Baby bottles also come with protective caps, so it'll keep it clean for next use.

I use verterinary syringes from the local farm supply store. They work very well.....

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Post by Lokiboy » Sun Oct 09, 2011 9:06 pm

Being x-military I tend to like checklists and reminders. So I added a few visual reminders to Erika to help me out:
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Post by shenglu » Wed Oct 26, 2011 1:14 am

Clear bottle, so you see the oil has run out of time, better than guessing, ketchup / mustard ounce spray bottles are clearly marked on the outside. To cut off the end of the nipple, fill the hole back into the FD.

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Post by wooden nickel » Wed Oct 26, 2011 6:15 pm

An wise old machinist told me a good way to remove small broken bolts and screws is with a vibrating engraver. Haven't gotten a chance to try it but Frank is a sharp old dude.
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Post by gobium » Wed Oct 26, 2011 6:21 pm

wooden nickel wrote:An wise old machinist told me a good way to remove small broken bolts and screws is with a vibrating engraver. Haven't gotten a chance to try it but Frank is a sharp old dude.
I heard the same thing too. Clamp parts on a palm sander and let it viberate :cheers:

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