Captain Goddammit wrote:I guess you probably know the trick is to operate all the functions with the pump off and relieve the pressure in the lines before trying to connect or disconnect... they're a necessary evil but I hate those quick disconnect hydraulic lines, particularly when mounted in some recessed, hard to reach area.
Don't you hate equipment not set up by the people who actually use it?!
Thecatman wrote:It was an engineer from the Missouri DOT who designed the tow plow.
Thecatman wrote:I work for the Nevada DOT in Reno. We have two. Ours have a 5yd sander along with a brine tank. I like MO DOTs position of the hydraulic hoses connections. On the right rear of the truck. Ours are located in the back between the bed and the pintle hook and trailer draw bar, making hard to connect/disconnect the "quick connects" There's, I think about eight hoses. One to lower the blade, one to raise it, one to turn the trailer, one to return it, one for the sander, one for the brine system, a return line, maybe seven. Air hoses for the brakes, two plugs, all crammed in a three square foot area. Plus two heavy duty safety chains. And if the hydraulic hoses are pressurized?
Thecatman wrote:I have a friend from school who lives in Moberly.
^Rhino! wrote: Drop me a line next time you're in this neck of the woods.
Elorrum wrote:morning bar. putting the soup pot on, beans and the Easter ham bone, finally getting that odd shape out of the little freezer.
rack shmagin' inertia.
coffee will save the day.
ygmir, sending coffee with everything you like, extra cognac, on coffeebot, after it stops at the NEB.
Oh, and I have indeed thought of making a magic carpet MV. But it would be hard to beat the one that already shows up every year. (Of course, it is not a contest. I'd be happy with a lesser one.)
unjonharley wrote:as long as it don't have your ugly mug in the same picture
Elliot wrote: I told her that would not do, since it is for outdoors -- for camping. She asked how soon I am leaving? August.
Thecatman wrote:Elliot wrote: I told her that would not do, since it is for outdoors -- for camping. She asked how soon I am leaving? August.
Did she know what you were referring to?
Elliot wrote:Passing up a free rug in Santa Rosa today -- too much gasoline, and no guarantee it won't be gone when I get there. Can't win'em all.
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