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Damn that might be a good idea to use as a trailer dolly. My backyard is tight trying to back a 16' trailer in is a pain in the ass.
 

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$7 in brass fittings cause weirdo. Everything else was scrounged up.

Furniture dolly
Junk car battery
35g drum
04 sploder fool pump that stopped working once. Sits 6" off the bottom
Relay switch and wiring
Coffeemaker heating element with switch cord and t stat
Half a fuel tank
Big rig taillight bezel center holesawed out
Honda Civic steering rack boot
Sweatpant legs as dirt trap
Magnets
4.6 oil filter housing
Hose and clamps
Bendy nozzle thingy is from a bendy lamp

I check the voltage every few days but haven't needed to charge the battery more than once a week.

Solvent is kerosene cause cheepass.
I dig it dude. :smokin: I've been wanting to redo my cheapo HF one with a tank below the tub and a better filter assembly. I may do something like this with it.

I also use kerosene because Varsol is expensive as hell and it works just fine for me. $2.99 or less a gallon at the local oil company beats the hell out of whatever Varsol costs.
 

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My first parts washer was from tsc, I hated it. Pretty sure the 5gal can of solvent I bought was more than the parts washer :laughing: never did that again.
 

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I may be completely off, but I don't think that Varsol that is sold today, is the same Varsol that was sold in the late 80's and early 90's. My friend has Varsol in his parts washer. I scrub the piss out of parts and they won't come clean of caked on grease. Back when I was a mechanic, in the early 90's, our Varsol just running over caked on grease would flush right off with little scrubbing.
 

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I don't have a picture of it and haven't built it but mabye some one here has.

Take a surface cleaner for a power washer and attach it to the bottom of a swivel chair and you have the perfect underbody cleaning system.
 

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I don't have a picture of it and haven't built it but mabye some one here has.

Take a surface cleaner for a power washer and attach it to the bottom of a swivel chair and you have the perfect underbody cleaning system.
Define surface clear for a power washer


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good god this thread needs bleach lately
Here, maybe this can help it get back on track...

Back when I was coping a bunch of drill stem to build bale feeders out of I printed off a template from here:

https://www.blocklayer.com/pipe-notchingeng.aspx

Transferred it to some flashing material and cut it out, then rolled it up and spot welded it with my little HF spot welder to make a sheet metal tube notching template...

Worked pretty well!

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Also, maybe not a tool in the standard definition of the word, but I built this grain hopper out of a 200 gallon transfer tank that I got for $50 cause it was ballooned up from someone using air pressure on it to pressurize engine oil out.

I made the bottom the top, and cut the top open and scored and folded it to make the hopper part. Had to add some triangle pieces to the sides to make it the right shape. Then put the front on it, patched up some holes that were fill/draw necks, and built the sight glass and door/handle. Since these pics were taken I have cleaned it up and painted it a nice shiny white. Letting it dry for a few days before I try it out. Previously we had been grinding corn into barrels with lids, but they would let rain water in from time to time spoiling some of the ground corn. This should be completely water tight and be easier to get the corn out of. We don't go through a whole lot of corn, mainly for my chickens, and if we have a beef that we are fattening up to butcher... The rest of our cows get to graze/eat hay. No corn for them!



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