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« Reply #820 on: April 18, 2017, 06:41:21 am »
K, I am always looking for your post the first thing in the morning. Always they are impressive. ;D

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« Reply #821 on: April 18, 2017, 06:49:03 am »
K, I am always looking for your post the first thing in the morning. Always they are impressive. ;D

Thanks... It's people like you that keeps me going...
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« Reply #822 on: April 18, 2017, 02:13:26 pm »
Awesome kbeitz!! I really need to make the short trip over and check it out sometime!!
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« Reply #823 on: April 18, 2017, 06:49:58 pm »
Awesome kbeitz!! I really need to make the short trip over and check it out sometime!!

I do a fair amount of cycle ridding in Central, PA
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« Reply #824 on: April 18, 2017, 07:56:04 pm »
Awesome kbeitz!! I really need to make the short trip over and check it out sometime!!

I do a fair amount of cycle ridding in Central, PA

How the heck you can find time doing that when you already doing the work of 5 men? ;D Heck, when do you sleep? :D

By any chance can you fix a broken heart? Got out this morning to set some post. Dug two holes with a post hole digger and had to call it a day. >:( Yep, DanG very bad day. >:(

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« Reply #825 on: April 18, 2017, 08:09:28 pm »
Awesome kbeitz!! I really need to make the short trip over and check it out sometime!!

I do a fair amount of cycle ridding in Central, PA

How the heck you can find time doing that when you already doing the work of 5 men? ;D Heck, when do you sleep? :D

By any chance can you fix a broken heart? Got out this morning to set some post. Dug two holes with a post hole digger and had to call it a day. >:( Yep, DanG very bad day. >:(

Some days I say enough is enough and go for a cycle ride... Old Honda 400... Love it.
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« Reply #826 on: April 18, 2017, 08:13:04 pm »
Awesome kbeitz!! I really need to make the short trip over and check it out sometime!!

I do a fair amount of cycle ridding in Central, PA

If you are go for a ride through the Richfield/Mcalisterville area let me know!
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« Reply #827 on: April 18, 2017, 08:22:34 pm »
Well, you didn't say if you could fix a broken heart. ;D

They wanted to put one of those LVAD's in me a few years ago. Passed that up and glad I did. Even the transplant team is glad I did. ;D So it is day to day operations with me.

Oh, was just up dating the wife on your post. She even says they are outstanding. ;D

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« Reply #828 on: April 18, 2017, 08:55:07 pm »
You said Honda 400 and brought back memories.  I started motorcycles with a 1972 Honda 350 twin Scrambler.  It was given to me in several boxes in pieces and a rolling frame.  I put it all back together (without a manual) and got her running again and put her on the road when I was 17.  It would redline at 10,500 rpm.  Rode like crap and handled like it too.
 Never wrecked it, though!  Incredible. 

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« Reply #829 on: April 19, 2017, 02:50:00 am »
Well, you didn't say if you could fix a broken heart. ;D

They wanted to put one of those LVAD's in me a few years ago. Passed that up and glad I did. Even the transplant team is glad I did. ;D So it is day to day operations with me.

Oh, was just up dating the wife on your post. She even says they are outstanding. ;D

My fix for your heart would be a Dominican woman...
Or maybe not... Seeing that you already got a good woman...
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« Reply #830 on: April 19, 2017, 02:53:37 am »
You said Honda 400 and brought back memories.  I started motorcycles with a 1972 Honda 350 twin Scrambler.  It was given to me in several boxes in pieces and a rolling frame.  I put it all back together (without a manual) and got her running again and put her on the road when I was 17.  It would redline at 10,500 rpm.  Rode like crap and handled like it too.
 Never wrecked it, though!  Incredible. 

I'm glad we've got who we've got on this here forum.

I got this for a cool $1000.00... Check the millage.
An older guy had it stored in his kitchen.

 

 

 

 
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« Reply #831 on: April 19, 2017, 06:15:28 am »
What year?

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« Reply #832 on: April 19, 2017, 06:56:32 am »
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« Reply #833 on: April 19, 2017, 07:59:11 am »
Nice...that's barely broken in!

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« Reply #834 on: April 19, 2017, 10:51:41 am »
I had an 81 Yamaha 650 Heritage Midnight Special that looked exactly like your bike.  Funny how they all had the same basic shapes year to year, most of them anyways.

You got a decent deal on that bike for that money and mileage.  I bet it's a decent ride, good handling and decent MPG to boot.
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« Reply #835 on: April 19, 2017, 11:50:28 am »
K,

As mentioned numerously before, this is fantastic, amazing job!! I'm sure you could sell a lot of twisted posts, there are so many possibilities.  In my opinion, you should consider a patent on your device.  Depending on where you want to go with this and what you want to do, you could also contact the mill manufacturers with your design.  I could see this as an addon accessory much like the Woodmizer lathe-mizer.  Congrats on your success, where you go with this is totally up to you!

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« Reply #836 on: April 19, 2017, 12:07:56 pm »
amazing results!  That is what i call putting a new twist on an age old skill.
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« Reply #837 on: April 21, 2017, 11:43:45 am »
As promised here is pictures of the gas powered winch that I'm building.
I got it almost finished. It will fit in any class 3 hitch. I got a very large
free walnut tree given to me but its in a very hard place to get it out.
I'm hoping this will help. Again this is all junkyard stuff except the fairlead.

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

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« Reply #838 on: April 21, 2017, 12:02:44 pm »
Cool, but could you explain how it works?  The motor is belted to a transmission or is that just a gear reducer?  Direct or is there a cetrifical clutch (I don't see one)?  The big lever - is that the brake for the drum?  Is there some sort of forward/reverse or is it just free wheeling for payout?
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« Reply #839 on: April 21, 2017, 06:49:07 pm »
No clutch needed... Long handle is brake. These little tyrannys come in handy for lots
of things.

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