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I have no polite words to respond to that with
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT6K   Craftsman GT6K - Page 3 Icon_minitimeSat May 04, 2019 5:53 pm

If i catch somebody doing that on a good engine I'd be likely to break their fingers

Anyways i wanted into TSC for fuel line but a bunch of pulleys and hubs were on clearance so i picked one up for it. Makes my life a bit easier
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT6K   Craftsman GT6K - Page 3 Icon_minitimeSat May 04, 2019 6:41 pm

I have a 8hp honda with a thread crank I need to turn down to 3/4in. Ill probably end up taking it apart and doing it on the lathe... but I have to wonder if about bolting the engine down and using a stout cross slide to "lathe" the crank down as the engine is running.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT6K   Craftsman GT6K - Page 3 Icon_minitimeSat May 04, 2019 6:48 pm

If you can indicate the crankshaft parallel to the lathe bed then it's probably doable. In theory
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT6K   Craftsman GT6K - Page 3 Icon_minitimeMon May 06, 2019 10:53 am

Robbed the belt off of budgie and made a belt system
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Pretty tight but it works
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theese tractors were made to convert to a horizontal shaft if i could find me a good candidate i would deafinatly change mine over to get my belt up out of the slip zone when in the water !
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT6K   Craftsman GT6K - Page 3 Icon_minitimeTue May 07, 2019 10:24 pm

This clutch actually needs some work before it'll work in water lol.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT6K   Craftsman GT6K - Page 3 Icon_minitimeThu May 23, 2019 10:14 am

Trying to get a hood on. I'm using the GT hood with a square hood Craftsman LT grille. At least that's the plan. My plans are always subject to change.
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I was gonna show off my new lathe in the talk about anything thread but mighty closed it just in time... -_-
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT6K   Craftsman GT6K - Page 3 Icon_minitimeSat May 25, 2019 11:11 pm

It occured to me that GT6K is a good name for this as I did swap a Kohler into it. Gonna change the name to that now.

Although it did come with a Kohler stock...

...eh, I still like GT6K better than the whole mark ii thing
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I feel better now. Trying to encroach on my name...grr

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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT6K   Craftsman GT6K - Page 3 Icon_minitimeFri May 31, 2019 2:40 pm

Grille is mounted. Can't use the original hinges, so I'm trying to make it hinge from the dash(that i have yet to build)
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Things are happening. Slowly lol

Pressure washer frame
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Cut some off
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Fits nice in there, just gotta mount it and drill a hole for the steering shaft.
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Dash is partially mounted, I'm gonna wait til i get the hinges I'm using for the hood before i make it final.
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Turned a transfer punch out of a ⅜ boly to put in the steering shaft and hit the bottom of the dash to mark the center of the hole for it. Lathes are so nice to have.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT6K   Craftsman GT6K - Page 3 Icon_minitimeMon Jun 03, 2019 2:53 am

The transfer punch worked nice. Drilled the hole and filed it to compensate for the angle it's at.
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I think I'll flat mount this seat to the fender. Springs don't do much anyways. Sure doesn't look that overpowered, sorta innocent looking actually. Lol
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I think I'll shorten the steering shaft, i don't like how high the wheel is now
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Had to turn down some screws to work with the old cabinet hinges i found. Cabinet hinges themselves needed some modification but i don't think that's worth showing.
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Anyways the hood is hinged to the dash now. Opens easily and actually sticks open on it's own due to things not fitting right but we'll call that a feature lol.
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Also it turns out the little seat fits on the original seat mount so I just bolted it on there. I felt like i needed a tetanus shot sitting on the old one.

Next: Shortening steering shaft, supporting dash, battery box needs to happen too.
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Looks good bub! Craftsman GT6K - Page 3 2731072446 I swear those dang pressure washers come in handy. I like em because the pipes are like 1 1/8 in diameter which makes good exhaust pipe.
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Dash supports. She's pretty solid now.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT6K   Craftsman GT6K - Page 3 Icon_minitimeTue Jun 04, 2019 2:55 pm

Steering wheel is shortened.
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A lathe is really an amazing tool to have, redrilling and tapping the steering wheel retainer hole was cake with it.
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