5 yr note at 15% interest would be $18K+ in interest for the duration of the note
Back to the plasma cutter. I would get the bigger one. The more expensive one is a lot more machine. The smaller machine has an onboard compressor that you are paying for. I like the separate air compressor option, less to go wrong with the plasma as a unit. Clean dry air is also important and will help your tips last longer. With a built in compressor you will get what goes in form the air without the benefits of a tank for volume. The volume tank allows the air to cool and the water to condense out. The thinner the rating of cut capacity the slower you will have to go and the more heat is transferred into your material creating warpage. The small one is rated to cut mild steel up to 1/8in. @ 10in. per minute; 1/4in. mild steel @ 3in. per minute. That is awful slow. My plasma for instance is rated to 1/4" steel at a rate of 96" per min. You asked if the smaller one will slow you down, that rating will tell ya. Also look at the power requirement of each unit and make sure you have it or can get it wired.
You know what you do the best. Age has taught me buy once cry once. I have bought several things in my time thinking it was good or big enough only to have to spent the money I saved plus the money I first laid out to get the one I should have bought the first time.
Look at adjusting the door so it will go all the way up. It might take a longer track or door opener extension kt.
Short radius garage door track, there is also is a set of arms that use the existing long radius track to raise the door flush with header, had both types on one of my houses. The second time was short radius track after I hit the first door when the power was out one morning before leaving, spring did not hold it open completely and I hit the door with the rack on the truck.
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That's not redneck tex....that's called thinking outside the box!! Ha u might need to put a patent on that tool!!!How to know when your truck is too tall
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And how to know you are a real redneck
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When all your tools are back at the other house and you are halfway through the oil change before you realize it. 4 inch screw clamp and a nail bar. FTW! And why I'll miss the 12 inch lift when it's gone
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Didn't even have to get under it. Just kneel down and lean in and flip the fumoto. Kinda sucks that the oil filter is too far off the ground to get both hands on it while laying flat, though