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  1. #1
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    Landfill save 225ac

    Was at the landfill the other day and had to drag this home.
    Needs a power cable, leads, power switch and cooling fan motor.
    Just did a fast search for the Colling fan motor and power switch. I think purchasing the parts I need to get this running will cost me more than what the machine is worth?

    Jason
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  2. #2
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    Re: Landfill save 225ac

    First off, I would make a make shift safe power cable, by pass the missing switch and see if it makes power first before spending any money on it.
    Its hot and I am sweaty all over!

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    Re: Landfill save 225ac

    Give it a nice paint job and put it out as "Yard Art"
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    Re: Landfill save 225ac

    Quote Originally Posted by astronut View Post
    First off, I would make a make shift safe power cable, by pass the missing switch and see if it makes power first before spending any money on it.
    Yes. That was the plan. This is how it was last being used. Power switch was bypassed.
    Jason
    Lincoln Idealarc 250 stick/tig
    Thermal Dynamics Cutmaster 52
    Miller Bobcat 250
    Torchmate CNC table
    Thermal Arc Hefty 2
    Ironworkers Local 720

  5. #5
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    Re: Landfill save 225ac

    Yeah just the power switch is high dollar. But I’da drug it home too.
    "You can't out puke a buzzard"

  6. #6
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    Re: Landfill save 225ac

    Quote Originally Posted by snoeproe View Post
    I think purchasing the parts I need to get this running will cost me more than what the machine is worth?
    Obviously someone before you came to the same conclusion. Man that thing is ugly. I would have sent it to the landfill too.

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