It put up a good fight, but it finally came apart and got a new set of bearings. Many thanks to Karim, Jake, Brandon, and Bart for getting it done.
What an enjoyable project this is turning out to be. I’ve always appreciated hydraulics for their reliability and power but never did more than replace the occasional hose a check the fluid level. If you are interested in exercising your mind and curiosity then I highly recommend rebuilding an old hydraulic powered machine, and this video will hopefully be an … Read More
Chris Pilling showed up with three phase electric motor driven gear box with sprockets formerly used on a elevator. It has turned out to be a great solution for launching and recovering our tender from the davits. It’s also been a great opportunity to learn about variable frequency drives, relays, contactors, motor breaks, and radio crane controls. And many thanks … Read More
You can fix, repair, build, imagine, create most anything even with basic tools and skills. The internet, a good friend, and determination is all you need. Send us a photo of your project and spread the inspiration. Post it in our FaceBook Group: SVSeeker or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org You got no project? Then turn off computer, put down your … Read More