My Newest Invention


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zimco
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My Newest Invention

Post by zimco » Thu Oct 06, 2011 10:41 am



Hope this is a help for some of you out there.

I built this for cleaning the rust out of GL1000 gas tanks.

I put rust cutters that they sell at harbor freight into the tank then let the mixer run.

I welded a frame to hold the tank on the mixer base.

The mixer allows the tank to be positioned on different angles so that all of the tank gets cleaned.
Cement mixer conversion
Cement mixer conversion
Frame work on mixer
Frame work on mixer
When you are done the mixer can be converted back to mixing cement by removing the frame with 3 bolts.

Dave "zimco"



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Re: My Newest Invention

Post by cbx4evr » Thu Oct 06, 2011 11:01 am

Good idea. You could take it to the BIngo hall too
"It´s a friggen motorcycle, it´s not supposed to be comfortable, quiet or safe. The wind noise is supposed to hurt your ears, the seat should be hard and riding it should make you s**t your pants every now and then. "

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Re: My Newest Invention

Post by Steve F » Thu Oct 06, 2011 11:43 am

Does your town have an anti-noise ordinance? Cool idea 8-)
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Re: My Newest Invention

Post by zimco » Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:34 am

Steve,

It does make a racket but with the garage doors closed it can barely be heard.

My garages are connected to the house and I have to open the connecting door to even hear it.

I guess I have a very well insulated garage.

I usually run it after I am done working in the garage, I talked to the neighbors and they didn't even know I had it.

Dave "zimco"



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