Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-30 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
From: WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: WILTON wilt...@nc.rr.com Sent: Friday, August 28, 2015 1:31 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack And what happened to integrity - doing what is right when nobody else is watching

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-30 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
@okiebenz.com Cc: WILTON wilt...@nc.rr.com Sent: Friday, August 28, 2015 1:31 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack And what happened to integrity - doing what is right when nobody else is watching? Wilton - Original Message - From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-30 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
life. Fortunately they still make the same pack... -Curt From: WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: WILTON wilt...@nc.rr.com Sent: Friday, August 28, 2015 1:31 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack And what

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-29 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Curly McLain via Mercedes Sent: Friday, August 28, 2015 12:05 PM To: Curt Raymond; Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Curly McLain Subject: Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack Not true for most of their tools with more than one moving part. -Curt the tap handle on my crapsman tap

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-28 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Craftsman tools are supposedly guaranteed for LIFE! Write to the VP in case the local store doesn't honor this warranty. On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 5:02 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Thanks, Grant. Yes, it’s full of fluid. It leaks out of the main ram area, so I

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-28 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Pretty much, that's what i recommend. On Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 12:38 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Ok, so I load up a 3-1/2 ton floor jack, drag it into the store, then start carrying on about it having a lifetime warranty? I can see that ending well. I think not.

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-28 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Ok, so I load up a 3-1/2 ton floor jack, drag it into the store, then start carrying on about it having a lifetime warranty? I can see that ending well. I think not. Dan Sent from my iPad On Aug 28, 2015, at 12:21 PM, Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com wrote: Yeah, we may know that

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-28 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Yeah, we may know that but the dumbas* Sears clerk may not. It;'s worth a try. On Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 12:18 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Craftsman hand tools are guaranteed for life. Not power tools or things like floor jacks. Dan Sent from my iPad On Aug

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-28 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Craftsman hand tools are guaranteed for life. Not power tools or things like floor jacks. Dan Sent from my iPad On Aug 28, 2015, at 12:08 PM, Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com wrote: Craftsman tools are supposedly guaranteed for LIFE! Write to the VP in case the local store

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-28 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack Ok, so I load up a 3-1/2 ton floor jack, drag it into the store, then start carrying on about it having a lifetime warranty? I can see that ending well. I think not. Dan Sent from my iPad On Aug 28, 2015, at 12:21 PM, Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com

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2015-08-28 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Rick opines on integrity: Integrity is for the proletariat, and perhaps some of the bourgeoisie. It is most decidedly NOT practiced among the aristocracy. ‎Or wannabee aristocracy‎. Or The self important entitled peasantry. Rick  Sent from my BlackBerry Z10

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-28 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Wilson inquires: And what happened to integrity - doing what is right when nobody else is  watching? Integrity is for the proletariat, and perhaps some of the bourgeoisie. It is most decidedly NOT practiced among the aristocracy.  Rick  Sent from my BlackBerry Z10

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-28 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Not true for most of their tools with more than one moving part. -Curt the tap handle on my crapsman tap and die set broke almost immediately. Snears refused to replace it. They only sneered at me. After that, i've not bought much from snears. HF or FLAPS gets my biz now

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-28 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
] Rebuilding Floor Jack Craftsman tools are supposedly guaranteed for LIFE!  Write to the VP in case the local store doesn't honor this warranty. On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 5:02 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Thanks, Grant. Yes, it’s full of fluid.  It leaks out

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-28 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
‎Curly sez: After that, i've not bought much from snears.  HF or FLAPS gets my biz now Some things are best purchased from Mac or Snap On believe it or not. Sockets would be a good example. Snappy's patented technology is called Flank-Drive I think, and it works quite well.  ‎ Rick  Sent from 

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2015-08-28 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Some things are best purchased from Mac or Snap On believe it or not. Sockets would be a good example. Snappy's patented technology is called Flank-Drive I think, and it works quite well.  But for many years now, I've been buying sockets from HF with broached-out corners that look just like

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-28 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
; Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, August 28, 2015 3:04 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack Not true for most of their tools with more than one moving part. -Curt the tap handle on my crapsman tap and die set broke almost immediately.  Snears refused to replace

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-28 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
To: Curt Raymond curtlud...@yahoo.com; Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, August 28, 2015 3:04 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack Not true for most of their tools with more than one moving part. -Curt the tap handle on my crapsman tap and die set broke

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-28 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
sets now... -Curt From: Rick Knoble via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Rick Knoble rickkno...@hotmail.com Sent: Friday, August 28, 2015 3:10 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack ‎Curly sez: After that, i've not bought much

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-28 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
:04 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack Not true for most of their tools with more than one moving part. -Curt the tap handle on my crapsman tap and die set broke almost immediately. Snears refused to replace it. They only sneered at me. After that, i've not bought much from

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-27 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
I seem to recall someone talking about rebuilding their old floor jack. My Craftsman 3-1/2 ton floor jack is leaking and the quick raise feature no longer works. I'm sure this is far from rocket science, but I also don't want to be without a jack for two-three weeks, either. Any

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-27 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I have no doubt. My biggest concern is if I can get the “quick raise” feature working again. I suspect there are some check balls in the thing somewhere and they’re not in the right place. The O rings are the easy part. The O ring on the main ram is leaking, so I know I’ll need to replace

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-27 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
First question: Have you added fluid to proper amount? If it's leaking and fluid level is low.. it won't pump as it should. Next questions: Does the Craftsman site have an exploded parts manual for the exact jack? Parts manual? Parts available? If you have the parts diagram, you can see how it

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilding Floor Jack

2015-08-27 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Thanks, Grant. Yes, it’s full of fluid. It leaks out of the main ram area, so I know that O ring is shot. Sears has a manual for it, but nothing on the inner workings of the cylinder or valves. There are any number of folks selling “rebuild kits” for these jacks out there, but I wince at