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Old 02-18-2018, 04:26 PM   #15
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One more question for twinboat. How difficult and expensive would it be to convert air over hydraulic to air? No need for detail, but just a "off the top of your head" assessment. I've always thought it is good to have options.

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One more question for twinboat. How difficult and expensive would it be to convert air over hydraulic to air? No need for detail, but just a "off the top of your head" assessment. I've always thought it is good to have options.

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I couldn't even take a guess. There are hundreds of parts and you may need different axles to mount the brakes to. There may not be room for the brake chambers behind the wheels.

I don't think its doable.
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I couldn't even take a guess. There are hundreds of parts and you may need different axles to mount the brakes to. There may not be room for the brake chambers behind the wheels.

I don't think its doable.
Thanks for that advice too, I guess I can get that thought out of my head.

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One more question for twinboat. How difficult and expensive would it be to convert air over hydraulic to air? No need for detail, but just a "off the top of your head" assessment. I've always thought it is good to have options.

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Beyond what twinboat posted, my first thought would be will your compressor handle the CFM @ required pressure of the stand alone air system, and the installation of air tanks to hold the volume of air req'd.
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One more question for twinboat. How difficult and expensive would it be to convert air over hydraulic to air? No need for detail, but just a "off the top of your head" assessment. I've always thought it is good to have options.

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Look at it this way, it would almost certainly cost more than a '95 model MH is worth, if it were possible, which it may not be.

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I've always thought that just about anything was possible but, it sounds like this is just not feasible, economically or otherwise. However, a lot of fabricating can be done with a mill, lathe, and welders.

My original thought was that a compressor, tanks, and a lot of plumbing were already there, but it would take a lot of research on my part to determine if it was adequate and how to proceed. I have too many unfinished projects as it is to start another one.

Thanks to everyone for their good advise.

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