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rmaynard last won the day on January 6 2017

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About rmaynard

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    The Brake Lining Guy
  • Birthday 03/10/1950

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    New Windsor, Maryland
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    Retired home improvement contractor, and office equipment dealer.
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  1. rmaynard

    Looking for stuff

    Dittos on everything said. The more I try to come up with solutions to misplacing stuff, the worse it gets.
  2. You should not throw a chain unless: 1. The chain us too loose; 2. The teeth on the sprockets (including the one on the auger) are worn; 3. The alignment of the sprockets are off. Check the bearings at the end of the auger shaft. When I was a kid I used to throw the chain off my bicycle until my dad aligned the sprockets and tightened the chain for me.
  3. rmaynard

    Wheel horse 603

    Also, the 603 has no rear fenders.
  4. rmaynard

    Governor help on a K90

    Attached to the back side of the camshaft gear is a retainer (D), 4 balls (C), and a thrust bushing (B). As the speed increased, the balls would move outward by centrifugal force causing the thrust bushing (B) to push against the governor shaft (H), rotating it slightly, causing the governor lever (A) on the outside of the engine to move. Hope that helps. Chances are your balls have come out of their retainer and fallen to the bottom of the oil pan.
  5. rmaynard

    B 100 10 HP Kohler throttle setup

    Check out post #19
  6. I'm trying to find the plastydash for 701 can you help

  7. rmaynard

    North of 49th New Guy

    North of the 49th is a huge place. Where exactly are you located, and what model Wheel Horses have you managed to find?
  8. rmaynard

    Tractors and storage space

    Most of my restored ones have been housed in the next-door neighbor's garage. However, he passed away and the house is being sold. Looks like I only have until December to use the free storage. Hoping to add on to my existing 14' x 14' shed.
  9. rmaynard

    17th Annual Cubarama

    Probably would have been less confusing if the correct name of the show would have been used, Cub-A-Rama. I too was already smelling the aroma of a fine Cuban Cohiba. http://www.cub-a-rama.com/
  10. They are installing brand new service next week. Until then it should be good for at least one batch of Mrs M's cookie bars.
  11. Since the mystery box is on the power company side of my meter, aren't they paying for the eddy current losses?
  12. Here's a pic of the front.
  13. Could you further enlighten us?
  14. Eric, in answer to your question, I don't know. The "kids" that installed it didn't know how it worked, but when I asked the question about amperage, they said it would be the same. I doubt it. If that were the case, why run two wires in the first place. Just run one and a magic box. Brian, what's a buck transformer?
  15. Yesterday morning we awoke to an electrical problem in our house. Some lights worked, some didn't. No water pump, oven, dryer etc., so there was no 240 volts. So I started investigating. Meter read 120v at some outlets, 80v at others. LED's and CFL's flickered. I took the cover of the electrical panel. I flipped the double breaker for the water pump to off and all the outlets that read 80v went off, as did all the lights that were flickering. I checked the incoming feeder line and found that one leg read 120V and the other read zero. Ah ha! So I determined that one phase of my incoming power from the power company was non-existent. I called the power company, they sent out a team, and discovered that one leg of the feeder to my house had burned out underneath my asphalt driveway. Not wanting them to dig up my driveway to make the repairs, I asked that they run a whole new wire since the old one had been there 40 years. They agreed but said it could be a couple of weeks since they had sent a large crew to North Carolina. Anyway, they said that they could restore my 240V with a temporary fix. This is what they installed. I call it the mystery box. In all my years, I have never seen one of these. Somehow it takes the one good 120V line and redirects it to a box on the hand truck and it comes back out as two separate 120V circuits to simulate the two 120V leads that were coming into my panel. So my questions is HOW DO THEY DO THAT?