Well, It’s done! Here’s the intro to this story. Over the years I’ve had four pickup truck campers. Two hard side and two soft side. My first “Soft Side” was really a “Soft Everything”! COX Campers made a small pop-up that fit in mini pickup trucks. Just like this but no chassis and wheels etc.
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This is a quick article on my journey of converting my John Deere 316 Kohler from very noisy Rag Joints to much improved Universal Joints. First, what IS a Rag Joint? The early JD Tractors and other brands used Rag Joints to transfer the power from the engine to the transmission. One at each end
Don’t get me wrong. I love my PrimeWeld 225X AC/DC TIG-Stick welder. Simply a fantastic machine…..even if it cost twice as much. Selling for under $1000 with top quality build, accessories and warrantee…It’s the bargain of the century! But why on God’s Green Earth did they put the power switch on the back of the
Lots of videos on my Tractor Electric Conversions (Hint: Click on the video below and to see the next video, click on the Fast Forward button on the bottom left of the playing video…..There are over 20 videos of electric tractors in action!)
If you saw the other article I wrote a month ago about the TORO “Lawn” Tractor that I converted to electric, you saw that the “Operation was a success….But the patient died!” The little “Lawn” tractor’s transmission and tiny axles could not stand up to the massive instantaneous torque of the Motenergy ME1004, 13HP, electric
A quick video of a fishing rod wrapper / dryer I built out of spare junk….
A quick video highlighting a few modifications to a WEN 3962 Bandsaw
Too many fishing rods and not enough storage…..Here is a solution More stuff for your reading and viewing pleasure here: www.rvbprecision.com
I recently downsized my boating. I sold my Mako 23 with a 225HP Mercury Optimax and bought a 14.6′ Sylvan Sport Troller with a 30HP Mercury, tiller steering outboard……Time to spend some time fresh water fishing! Trolling for Rainbow Trout was on the menu. This new boat with the 30HP, 4 stroke Mercury is a
The John Deere 214 Garden Tractor that I recently converted to electricity ( http://rvbprecision.com/machine-tools-welding/garden-tractor-to-electric-conversion-john-deere-214.html ) developped a leak in one of the rear axles. Was making quite a mess and was getting worse, fast! It was time to replace the seals at the transaxle with new ones….. Here’s how I did it. I removed the