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by CTXmiller
Thu Feb 15, 2024 4:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy birthday Ron Stauffer!
Replies: 9
Views: 144

Re: Happy birthday Ron Stauffer!

Happy birthday
by CTXmiller
Sun Feb 11, 2024 10:56 am
Forum: General Discussion - Windmill
Topic: Mast Foos Co. Imperial
Replies: 21
Views: 303

Re: Mast Foos Co. Imperial

Very nice
by CTXmiller
Wed Feb 07, 2024 6:53 pm
Forum: Projects - Windmill
Topic: B602
Replies: 22
Views: 1013

Re: B602

Thank you for the replies. The hoop removal was smooth. IMG_9795.jpeg A little heat and a hydraulic press got the hoop straightened to my liking. IMG_9788.jpeg While I have the hoop off, I’m still pondering which yoke (the flipper yoke or the oil ring) to use. It isn’t going to be a pumper so I’m le...
by CTXmiller
Tue Feb 06, 2024 8:16 am
Forum: Technical Discussions - Windmill
Topic: Oil leaking
Replies: 10
Views: 287

Re: Oil leaking

You can climb the tower and pull the bonnet off to check the umbrella washer. If it is upside down, that can cause excess oil to go down the mast pipe. I think of it as an umbrella or more like a funnel, if installed upside down.
by CTXmiller
Tue Feb 06, 2024 6:40 am
Forum: Projects - Windmill
Topic: B602
Replies: 22
Views: 1013

Re: B602

While dry fitting a bonnet (or really after dry fitting a few bonnets), I noticed all bonnets fit ill. Upon further inspection, the hoop has a slight bend. At the top of the hoop, it is about 1/4” or maybe 5/16” leaning towards the snoot. This matches how the bonnet fits, as riding high at the back ...
by CTXmiller
Mon Feb 05, 2024 6:44 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 4
Views: 150

Re: Introduction

Welcome to the forum
by CTXmiller
Mon Feb 05, 2024 6:43 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions - Windmill
Topic: Oil leaking
Replies: 10
Views: 287

Re: Oil leaking

Can you tell where the oil or bulk of the oil leaked out from? You might check the umbrella washer on the mast pipe nut as that umbrella washer goes only one way to avoid excess oil loss.
by CTXmiller
Mon Feb 05, 2024 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Ken O'Brock!
Replies: 10
Views: 276

Re: Happy Birthday Ken O'Brock!

Happy Birthday
by CTXmiller
Sat Feb 03, 2024 5:31 am
Forum: General Discussion - Windmill
Topic: Mast foos imperial
Replies: 21
Views: 1377

Re: Mast foos imperial

Congratulations