Join me for our next "Shop Talk"!
Join me for my next "Shop Talk" - May 1 @ 2:30 p.m. Eastern!
A little different this time. Pre-recorded but premiering on YouTube! That way, we can better engage with your comments and questions. And the topic?
Shop Talk LIVE #13: Safety On The Job Begins With YOU
We pay a lot of lip service to safety in the shop, don't we? We all know the rules but how often do we all follow them? It only takes once to change a life forever - or lose one forever. That's why …contributing editor Tony Martin is passionate about changing our mindsets when it comes to staying safe!
Hello Pete, I got this image from a friend of mine. Happened recently. Pieces went through bay door, through a customer's windshield and lodged in the seat. They were working, lucky nobody hurt but they woke up for sure. Black iron pipe there now. Bob
What was the pipe used for, air line?
Thanks! When I first started in the business, I watched an experienced mechanic as he changed the tires on a Camaro with Cragar mags. It was an old Coates machine, and he hit the pedal to blast air in to seat the bead and then pumped it up to get that last little bit to "pop". When it did, though, the entire rim/bead area broke off of the wheel, shooting aluminum fragments straight up through