Archive | January, 2009

Fun with mud – Update

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5 days later and the pit is full of mud again. I think that this year is worse than last. Greg told me it was hunting season so that is probably the problem? I am thinking that some “NO HEAVY MUD ALLOWED” signs are needed. Then maybe something like a $25 cleanup and loss revenue charge? Do you think you could collect that?  I was kind of irritated about the mud today.

My bags?

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One of my Coleman vacuums was not working right.  I checked the amount of dirt it collected, which was not much but I emptied it anyway.  I checked the motors and they seemed fine.  Then I checked the vacuums bags, which I forgot about.  Problem solved!

Too slow!

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I was too slow to talk to this guy today.  I watched this guy vacuum his truck then take a garbage bag out of the back of his truck.  Instead of running over to him (the only way I would have made it) I decided to take a picture.  While taking a picture he got in his truck and left…..wooooops!  Apparently he threw away a lot of clothing also.

Broken back up air compressor – Update

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Well, I installed the belt today.  First I removed 3 bolts (3/8″) that hold down everything (last picture).

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Then removed 4 bolts (3/8″) from the pump thing.  This is how you get the belt on.

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Then put the belt around the plunger then around the small gear.  Then roll it around the large gear.  Done!

Misc. information about the compressor:

To order the belt just call 1-888-895-4549 and ask for the 007-0068 belt.  It is the only belt they ship / sell, so it is easy.

Kobalt (aka Lowes 99007 vlk1582609) 26 gallon air compressor manual:  http://www.powermate.com/productmanuals.php

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