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Offline Percy

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I've Got this Hammer....
« on: August 08, 2017, 12:32:04 am »
that seems to have magical properties.......

A year ago the tilt function on my A300 bobcat quit working. Called bobcat with fault code, defective tilt actuator. 1000.00 Canadian they said. I thought Id check all connections and hook up multimeter etc just incase it was a simple thing. Bad news. Everything was as it should be cept the thing was non functional. I grabbed the magic hammer and gave the actuator a whack. It started working. I was happy. About every 6 months, I gotta whack the actuator with the "special" hammer.
Today I had to rebuild/patch together my hydraulic pumps on the LT70. Im waiting for new units but need to cut so, the one still functional pump wasnt cutting it. Slower than a stoned sloth. :D The one that died a while back was not turning. I had already determined it was the hydraulic portion of the unit as the electrical part was fine. Just a seized up hydraulic pump. So, after my earlier successes with the magic hammer, I thought, what the heck. One manly smack to the hydraulic pump and the unit is working like new. Im thinkin of renting this hammer out
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Re: I've Got this Hammer....
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2017, 01:03:31 am »
Your not the only one to have one... They started selling them on E-bay...
The call it the latex Hammer ... $33.00 and $2.95 shipping...
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Re: I've Got this Hammer....
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2017, 01:08:26 am »
just be careful how hard you wack a DC motor.
used the hammer on the blade guide motor on the TK-2000. it worked

later did the wack when i was frustrated and shattered the magnets in the motor.
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Re: I've Got this Hammer....
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2017, 01:12:00 am »
Your not the only one to have one... They started selling them on E-bay...
The call it the latex Hammer ... $33.00 and $2.95 shipping...
I dunno....I think mine is magic......Id want more than 33 bucks for it  ;D
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Re: I've Got this Hammer....
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2017, 01:15:32 am »
just be careful how hard you wack a DC motor.
used the hammer on the blade guide motor on the TK-2000. it worked

later did the wack when i was frustrated and shattered the magnets in the motor.
  You have a magic hammer too!! Thats awesome. Sounds like it needs a little training(magnet thing) .   ;D
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Re: I've Got this Hammer....
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2017, 01:54:43 am »
Stoned sloth =wet week =forever,for some of us less patient types :D
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Re: I've Got this Hammer....
« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2017, 07:05:29 am »
Stoned sloth =wet week =forever,for some of us less patient types :D
That would be me too. Stoned sloth and forever, I understand. "Wet week" needs some explaining.... :o ;D
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Re: I've Got this Hammer....
« Reply #7 on: August 08, 2017, 07:16:20 am »
I coulduse a hammer like that cuz the one i have hates my left hand  :D
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Re: I've Got this Hammer....
« Reply #8 on: August 08, 2017, 07:27:59 am »
I coulduse a hammer like that cuz the one i have hates my left hand  :D
Ya! :D :D Left handed ones are hard to find.
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Re: I've Got this Hammer....
« Reply #9 on: August 08, 2017, 08:11:10 am »
"If at first you dont succeed get a bigger hammer" as my dad would say.

Good old percussive maintenance - works every time except when it doesn't. ;D
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Re: I've Got this Hammer....
« Reply #10 on: August 08, 2017, 09:09:31 am »
"If at first you dont succeed get a bigger hammer" as my dad would say.

Good old percussive maintenance - works every time except when it doesn't. ;D
LOL@percussive maintenance 😂😂
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Re: I've Got this Hammer....
« Reply #11 on: August 08, 2017, 09:16:03 am »
A hammer is always my primary tool. I reach for it first in most situations. Did i ever mention I USED to work on airplanes?
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Re: I've Got this Hammer....
« Reply #12 on: August 08, 2017, 10:10:37 am »
Never use force.... Just get a bigger hammer.
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Re: I've Got this Hammer....
« Reply #13 on: August 08, 2017, 01:16:30 pm »
How much to rent your magic hammer? ... My tilt is not working on my MF... ???   :P
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Re: I've Got this Hammer....
« Reply #14 on: August 08, 2017, 07:19:08 pm »
How much to rent your magic hammer? ... My tilt is not working on my MF... ???   :P
well if you come and pick it up, it won't cost you anything. You could be here in....a week if you left now. 🤓
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Re: I've Got this Hammer....
« Reply #15 on: August 08, 2017, 08:11:33 pm »
As I like to say, "If you've got a big enough hammer, you can fix darn near anything!"  :D

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Re: I've Got this Hammer....
« Reply #16 on: August 08, 2017, 08:19:09 pm »
A fellas bulldozer quit, he called the old mechanic. The mechanic wacked the final drive with a big hammer and handed the guy a bill for $300.00  The owner was incensed that much for one hammer blow. The mechanic itemized the bill $1.00 for hammer blow $299.00 for knowing where to strike it. Frank C.
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« Reply #17 on: August 08, 2017, 08:30:06 pm »
A man is in court for murder and the judge says, "You are charged with beating your wife to death with a hammer."
A voice at the back of the court says, "You bastard."
The judge continues, "You are also charged with beating your daughter to death with a hammer."
Again the voice at the back of the court says, "You bastard."
The judge says, "We cannot have any more of these outbursts from you. What is the problem?"
The man at the back of the court says, "Fifteen years I lived next door to that bastard, and every time I asked to borrow a hammer, he said he didn't have one!"
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« Reply #18 on: August 08, 2017, 09:48:18 pm »
In this neck of the woods, we call a hammer fixes things like that a "Persuader."  8) 8).  All the best, Rob.
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Re: I've Got this Hammer....
« Reply #19 on: August 08, 2017, 10:41:21 pm »
Good ole back and forth wrench saves the day
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