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  1. Do Grease Zerts Even Work?

    Papadarv, sorry, I misread your post. I thought when you posted before you were taking the pivot apart 3 times a year. That’s what I do every other year and grease it up good. As far as zert vs zerk, I know it’s wrong to say zert but that’s what I’ve ( and many others) always called them. I still question how much good they do in this application. Each side of my house now has 3 on top and 3 on the bottom of the pivot. I’ll let you know if it was worth the time to Install them in 2 years.
  2. Do Grease Zerts Even Work?

    It’s todays project. I have to think Something is built wrong if it takes 3 teardowns a year. Grease zerts yes but not 3 complete teardowns.
  3. Do Grease Zerts Even Work?

    Papa, how many years did you have it before it rusted tight? Just curious, i do it every 2-3 years and it never got that bad
  4. Have Ion-Want k Drill

    The chipper blade seems to a plus for the Kdrill but I've never had even a slight problem reopening holes with my Ion's. The torque on the drill and the pressure to hold on seems to be highly underestimated with the Kdrill by most. I like the handles on the Ion for stability. Remember that we are splitting hairs, the Kdrill and the Ion or any of the new electrics are all a huge improvement over gas or propane. Too many people that used the old Strikemaster 12 volt piece of garbage seem to be gun shy of electrics but their time has definitely come.
  5. Do Grease Zerts Even Work?

    LRG & 1lessdog, the different greases are usually for spinning bearings or friction applications. I’m wondering What extra good do the grooves do? Our application is more for anti seizing / rusting prevention right? Seems the Permatex Anti Seize makes as much sense as any and avoids the black glob mess too. Is it thick enough to stay in pivot without leeching out? I do mine every 2-3 years and I hate doing it, super messy. I usually use a wire brush and drill get corrosion cleaned up also.
  6. Time to grease the pivots and replace cables on the house for next year. I was thinking of 4 more zerts on each side around the pivot but then started to wonder if they even work. It's a Miltona trailer so construction is great but there's always a lot of corrosion every 3 years when I clean out the pivots. I've always thought they were a false sense of security, what do you guys think. I just don't think the grease travels around inside well enough. I'm also curious what you use for grease, I'm thinking thinner is better.
  7. Fl 18 transducer

    I got rid of my Proview in my FLX28 and bought another 12 like the 18’s have.
  8. Fl 18 transducer

    That's the best one IMHO, hated Pro view and Tri view is overkill.
  9. Fish House rv Build

    It’s heavy, but incredible product. My ex partner in another business is a partner in Space Age.
  10. Spring... or... ?????

    Before the sweaters said Redding’s it was Bobs Booze Bait & Bullets.
  11. Is there a home test for a regulator?

    You need to try harder than that to annoy me, I enjoy the bantering. There’s so few on here anymore we only have each other to play with.
  12. Ice Castle vs Firebrand vs Yetti

    I have to side with LRG on the towing. Dry roads ok but a long haul to Red or LOW can get pretty nasty with light snow, slippery roads, and a good cross wind. Experience comes into play too and I’m sure a good percentage of the guys with the shiny new huge houses and sky high trucks hardly do more than go to Home Depot for 1/2 sheets of plywood.
  13. Thick ice, go to auger gas or cordless

    Rl_sd, I gave it to a friend that actually pulled his house forward while his partner was drilling a hole! Bent the auger about 20-30 degrees! You can’t make that sh-t up.
  14. Thick ice, go to auger gas or cordless

    Rl_sd, yes I did put my new drill on my old head. My head was the reverse equipped one but not x.
  15. Thick ice, go to auger gas or cordless

    I never disliked my original ion but once I tried the new drill with the centering point I ordered the drill immediately.