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  1. sean2202

    Garage and workshop cabinet recommendations?

    Greetings, Looking to get some ideas on garage storage cabinets or other organization methods. Currently I have 3 bottom tool chests which measure 126” which I will make a top for then have pegboard on the wall. I need to find some wall cabinets or other storage solution to go above the...
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    Recovery gear for mowers?

    Greetings, I was looking for recommendations on recovery gear for Turf mowers and equipment at my work. The smaller mowers weigh about 1000lbs and the larger ones weigh just under 5k. I know one size does not fit all in this case. Most of the time what happens is they get hung up and loose...
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    Need help on a solar power system for a small irrigation trailer

    Greetings, I am looking for some recommendations on designing a basic solar charging system for a small utility trailer that we use at my work for irrigation. The cart is pulled by a turf gator or golf cart and can not be directly hooked up to a battery because many different carts can be used...
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    Ideas needed for storage of metal.

    Greetings, I was curious how you all store any metal in and around your shop that you keep for fabrication or just excess pieces that you keep for that "someday you might need them". I have a mixture of round stock, sheet metal, angle iron, flat iron, some scrap metal etc. Some pieces are large...
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    Would an aftermarket roof rack help in a rollover?

    Greetings, Today on the highway I saw a bad rollover. Wet conditions and on a corner. The roof was destroyed and an Ambulance was there so I kept driving but it made me think if an aftermarket heavy duty steel or aluminum roof rack would be helpful or a hindrance in a rollover. We protect our...
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    Favorite camp / travel pillow

    Greetings, What is your favorite camp or travel pillow? I am looking for something that is small but comfy and supportive that can be brought to camp, packed small in a carry on bag for air travel, used in a hotel, in the car etc. Thanks for any suggestions Sean
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    Coleman camp grill, whats missing?

    Greetings, My wife found this Coleman camp grill in her brother's stuff that passed away. There is no model or serial number on it. It's in good shape but is missing the hookup to gas. Anyone know what I need to get this thing hooked up to a 1lb propane cylinder? What else would I need to get...
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    Recommendations needed for a portable winch.

    Greetings, I am in search of a portable winch for moving small equipment that is broken down in the field onto a small landscape trailer to transport to the shop for repair. I have a Warn Pullzall that works great that I purchased a few years back but it runs on 120V so I have to lug a generator...
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    Cheap mud tires for beater truck

    Greetings, I was hoping that someone could help me find some decent but cheap mud tires for my old beater truck. Currently I have BFG all terrains that are over 12 years old size 285/75/16. The tread is fine but the sidewalls are getting dry rotted pretty bad. I only put about 1,000 miles on...
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    2010 John Deere Gator HPX v-twin gas mis fire under load

    I have a 2010 HPX with a Kawasaki vtwin engine. The machine starts fine and runs great until gas is applied then it spits and sputters and sometimes it will take off. Other times it seems to be running on only 1 cylinder. Here is a list of items I have done. Gator has 1743 hrs Fuel pump flow...
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    Bluetooth sound system for shop. Any recommendations?

    What are you all using for a sound system in your shop? Currently I have the old dump find radio and once in a while will throw the TV on. I am tired of radio play music and was wondering if you all had any recommendations for a good blue tooth sound system I could pair with my phone for...
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    Best way to wire a heavy duty dump trailer?

    So I have a heavy duty dump trailer that I have a few questions about rewiring. First this is a 14' dual axle setup that has its own electric dump along with a winch. It is made of heavy steel. Usually it is filled with dirt/ sod/ stone/ chips / brush etc. The trailer has its own marine battery...
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    Briggs 18hp Twin only runs on starting fluid

    Long story short my work acquired a 18hp Twin Vanguard Briggs in a mower that had been sitting since 2-2012. The engine cranks strong but will only fire if sprayed with starter fluid or gas from a squirt can. This is what has been completed. Fuel tank drained and flushed with clean fuel All...
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    Thoughts on this electric heater

    I am looking at this heater on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B000A6H1IS/ref=cm_cr_srp_mb_bdcrb_top?ie=UTF8 Does anyone have this one or a similar model that you recommend? I have approx 600sf to heat that is insulated. I will be running new electric lines for the heater install. I...
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    What is the best way to remove rusted steel bolts in aluminum

    Curious what methods you all use for removing rusted steel bolts in aluminum. I need to replace my passenger side exhaust manifold on my 100 and the bolts are extremely rusted after 17 years in the northeast. I have read through the threads on exhaust manifold removal and replacement. I...
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    What to look for when buying 1st gen Tundra

    Hello all. Starting to kick around the idea of buying a 1st gen tundra and was curious if there is a Newbie buyers guide somewhere like Slee has for the 80 and 100 series. Things I know of are... Frame rust and frames that have been replaced. I am skeptical of a truck with a replaced frame as I...
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    How tight is your 12V plug on your ARB fridge?

    I purchased a 50QT ARB fridge last summer and the 12V plug has always seemed to tight and is very difficult to remove. The AC plug works fine as it should. As I was trying to remove my 12V plug to remove the fridge from the 100 it seemed as if the whole connection was coming out of the back of...
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    99 LC radio in a 2000 LC?

    Just wondering if a 99 LC radio could work in a 2000 LC? I have a 99 working radio and a 2000 working cruiser!. The plug from the 2000 radio wiring harness is different from the 99 radio and curious if anyone knows of an adapter. All I want is the CD player to work! I know I'm old school and...
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    Any DIY bumpers or sliders kits out there?

    Just exploring all options here. I know I have found some DIY bumpers (front and rear) and or sliders in the past but cannot find them now on a search so any help in the right direction would be appreciated. Just a little background I have taken a few welding classes over the years including...
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    Pic thread, 1st gen taco / 3rd gen 4R

    Figured I would start a pic thread for these as I have not seen one listed. I'll start with some of my previous rigs. 2000 taco 2.7 4wd with basic spacer lift, diff drop and 31x10.5-15 bfg all terrains. 96 4 Runner Limited 3" toytec front coilovers with ome 890 rears and diff drop 265x75-16...
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