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Re: New shoes and more.
« Reply #20 on: March 13, 2017, 04:34:59 pm »
By design, I would have to use a jump battery to raise the head if the battery died.  Deters thieves from stealing the battery.
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Re: New shoes and more.
« Reply #21 on: March 13, 2017, 04:37:35 pm »
And you cant do that easily  without the keys.

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Re: New shoes and more.
« Reply #22 on: March 13, 2017, 04:51:29 pm »
I plan on building a lockable battery box.
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Re: New shoes and more.
« Reply #23 on: March 13, 2017, 07:01:33 pm »
I got 4 garden tractors with the onans. I dont think the prices
are bad at all off E-bay...

New coils      $63.00
Carb kits.      $24.00
Stater           $120.00 (thats a little high)
Rings             $22.00
Carburetor     $86.00
Piston+rings   $56.00
gasket set      $30.00
V-Regulator    $54.00

I think you would pay at least this much for other engine parts.

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Re: New shoes and more.
« Reply #24 on: March 13, 2017, 07:46:29 pm »
The carb for my engine is almost 300 bucks. The parts are hit and miss on ebay. Many don't fit. Been there, done that.
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Re: New shoes and more.
« Reply #25 on: March 13, 2017, 08:21:40 pm »
My first mill was a 1986 lt30. Looked just like yours but had a Kohler magnum 16 instead of the Onan. When I got it the previous owner had put in a lawn and garden type battery, that had enough power to start the engine and run the motors. I changed it to the skinny battery and that lasted until I sold it about three years later. Now with the hydraulic mill running pretty regularly I rarely get much more than a year and a half out of a battery.
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Re: New shoes and more.
« Reply #26 on: March 13, 2017, 08:46:55 pm »
 Do you have a double pully on the motor.... If not, I may be able to help you out, then you would need to put in the alternator support brackets, from what I seen on my mill, that aint hard to make. I guess before doing anything, one would need to verify the lenght of the engin shaft... Just saying bro, if you want to put in an alternator, I do have a pully here for an Onan.....  ;)
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« Reply #27 on: March 13, 2017, 09:33:13 pm »
First I need to confirm it isn't charging I think.
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« Reply #28 on: March 14, 2017, 01:38:14 pm »
That would be one way to approche the maybe probleme.  :)
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Re: New shoes and more.
« Reply #29 on: March 14, 2017, 04:23:22 pm »
Jeff,
 I can tell you are really enjoying have a comfortable work space.Nothing like it.
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« Reply #30 on: March 14, 2017, 04:32:47 pm »
I love it! Any and all projects, jobs or chores now are a joy.  :)  Now when something breaks or goes haywire I say "I GOT THIS!" :D
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« Reply #31 on: March 14, 2017, 04:42:45 pm »
Amen to a nice place to work.
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« Reply #32 on: March 14, 2017, 04:53:07 pm »
I love it! Any and all projects, jobs or chores now are a joy.  :)  Now when something breaks or goes haywire I say "I GOT THIS!" :D




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Re: New shoes and more.
« Reply #33 on: March 14, 2017, 05:15:13 pm »
Jeff did you buy this new? So what year did WM start making mills?

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Re: New shoes and more.
« Reply #34 on: March 14, 2017, 05:19:05 pm »
Jeff's LT30 was delivered packed in ICE . Also known as the Slush Mizer.
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« Reply #35 on: March 14, 2017, 05:25:56 pm »
Yup, thee slush-mizer/food-mizer. I purchased it 12 years ago from member douginutah . He hauled it across the continental divide in a snow storm, making it unrecognizable to but a few once it came out the other side.  I'm not sure what year was the first, but this mill is certainly in the first 3 or 4 years. It was built in July of 86.
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« Reply #36 on: March 14, 2017, 06:44:14 pm »
Somewhere I remember reading that the first production model was 1983.That makes Jeff's mill one of the oldest
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« Reply #37 on: March 14, 2017, 06:53:47 pm »
To bad they have never wanted it back for a collectors item. :D  I'd surely make a swap! :)
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Re: New shoes and more.
« Reply #38 on: March 15, 2017, 09:02:10 pm »
If you paint it I would love to know how it goes. I've thought about painting mine since the day I bought it. Ive also contemplated trying to reconfigure the battery to a complete different location due to the sawdust and bark building up on top of the battery box. Bibbyman did it right but he didn't need a battery since going electric. My first mill (Lt40 manual) didn't collect the sawdust so bad on the battery box as bad as this one(Lt40 super). I think its due to the larger drive motor size.
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« Reply #39 on: March 15, 2017, 09:23:51 pm »
I'm kinda leaning away from painting now, but who knows. I did start tearing out the old battery box today.

 

 
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