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Posted By TorontoJoe

@Marq1 - I知 not taking it wrong. You can say it...

@Marq1 - I知 not taking it wrong. You can say it was a dum-dum choice.

I知 far from thinking I know everything. I had the opportunity to get it soda blasted for basically nothing so I jumped at...
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Posted By TorontoJoe

What do you guys think of engine enamels? ...

What do you guys think of engine enamels?

Like this

https://shop.wurth.ca/paints-primers/spray-paints/engine-enamel-paints
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Posted By TorontoJoe

@marq1 This is the primer I used. ...

@marq1

This is the primer I used.

https://www.partsource.ca/products/cdap16900-dupli-color-self-etching-primer?_pos=1&_sid=49c49d1e9&_ss=r

Are you saying this limits my paint options?

I...
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Posted By TorontoJoe

Tractor supply! Great suggestion! thank you ...

Tractor supply! Great suggestion!
thank you

this is a double hood idea because as you point out...this way I can mix to my desired colour
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Posted By TorontoJoe

Enamel... lacquer... latex... epoxy: What to use and where to find it?

My little lockdown project has shown up on this forum a few times. This week I had the aluminum housing on my dough mixer soda blasted and today I put on self-etching primer.... It's looking good....
05-17-21, 07:10 AM
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Posted By TorontoJoe

I have a feeling that if I was in your...

I have a feeling that if I was in your neighborhood you壇 be seeing a lot of me *Big Grin*
05-16-21, 04:48 PM
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Posted By TorontoJoe

2john02458 - I really wanted to properly...

2john02458 - I really wanted to properly disassemble the unit correctly for proper abrasive blasting and re coating....That said.... I have a feeling it's not going to happen.

beelzebob - I can...
05-16-21, 10:50 AM
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Posted By TorontoJoe

Someone recommended using equal parts automatic...

Someone recommended using equal parts automatic transmission fluid and acetone as penetrating fluid.

Any opinions on this?
05-16-21, 09:32 AM
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Posted By TorontoJoe

I think I could have done a better job...

I think I could have done a better job illustrating. Check out these pics and the video link. The steel bolts are in a solid aluminum housing. There's no access to the other end and.
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05-15-21, 10:19 PM
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Posted By TorontoJoe

@Marq1 - Thanks... I'm going to try heat for...

@Marq1 - Thanks... I'm going to try heat for sure. I'm just thinking I should wait until I get that drag link socket so I can at least get a decent grip on it. Anything without leverage seems...
05-15-21, 10:00 PM
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Posted By TorontoJoe

@Marq1 - How would one heat the screw "red hot"...

@Marq1 - How would one heat the screw "red hot" without frying the aluminum into which it's housed?
05-15-21, 09:37 PM
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Posted By TorontoJoe

YouTube "acetone and ATF penetrating oil" and let...

YouTube "acetone and ATF penetrating oil" and let me know what you think. It's pretty compelling.
05-15-21, 09:28 PM
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Posted By TorontoJoe

I have a breakout diagram of the machine and the...

I have a breakout diagram of the machine and the bowl lifter is now separated from the main unit. I'm literally dealing with 4 steel bolts... the two aluminum straps... one steel guide plate and the...
05-15-21, 09:11 PM
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Posted By TorontoJoe

@XSleeper - I would like to try some heat before...

@XSleeper - I would like to try some heat before I take the (more) nuclear option.

Do you know if a small handheld propane soldering torch will generate enough heat to distort or damage aluminum?
05-15-21, 08:49 PM
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Posted By TorontoJoe

@XSleeper - I used that exact tool. That's what I...

@XSleeper - I used that exact tool. That's what I was referring to as impact driver in my OP. None of them budged even after days of bathing in PB Blaster.

I CAN twist harder when the drag link...
05-15-21, 08:04 PM
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Posted By TorontoJoe

A different kind of stuck bolt....

Hey Gang

I was having a tough time deciding if this was one for this forum or the auto repair crew.

I'm restoring this old commercial dough mixer. I have the unit largely broken down ready for...
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Posted By TorontoJoe

You actually just got me thinking about this...

You actually just got me thinking about this again and how I need to get it done. I知 looking at this set online. I知 just hoping It contains the size that I need
...
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Posted By TorontoJoe

Actually I haven稚 fixed it yet Not due to my...

Actually I haven稚 fixed it yet Not due to my own laziness Rather that all of Ontario is it in yet another lock down. Stores are closed for in-store shopping. It痴 a real pain finding what I need...
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Posted By TorontoJoe

I think you池e right but it confuses me because I...

I think you池e right but it confuses me because I thought the speed was governed by the same speed control weather in forward or reverse.

The switches aren稚 cheap so I知 trying to avoid buying...
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Posted By TorontoJoe

@Pilot Dane No sound of gears skipping. Just...

@Pilot Dane

No sound of gears skipping. Just seems like a stuck, underpowered motor

Have a look here

https://streamable.com/kw2vtr
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Posted By TorontoJoe

@pjmax If I hold the chuck with my left hand...

@pjmax

If I hold the chuck with my left hand I can stop the drill. I probably should have illustrated that. I mean.... I致e got a pretty impressive grip.... but I知 not that strong :)
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Posted By TorontoJoe

Drill: slow in reverse

Hey. I'm hoping someone might have some insight into what's going on with my Hitachi hammer drill. This is one from the Made in Ireland era.

It's served me well for years without missing a beat. I...
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Posted By TorontoJoe

@marksr - Absolutely, that痴 what an o-ring...

@marksr - Absolutely, that痴 what an o-ring should cost.

I could try and match the old o-ring but I thought given its age it might be too distorted to match
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Posted By TorontoJoe

I値l have another look but I recall seeing 溺ade...

I値l have another look but I recall seeing 溺ade in USA stamped into the unit.
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Posted By TorontoJoe

I'm going to give them a call on Monday. I...

I'm going to give them a call on Monday. I wouldn't mind paying the $46 but I really only need the plunger ring. I'm in Toronto so the $46 will likely cost me $100 with the exchange and shipping to...
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