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    My original dash had an extra hole drilled in the...

    My original dash had an extra hole drilled in the top center at some point ( likely for a light), I planned to weld it up but found another one in better shape from a 1940 which is the same except...
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    Small steps, I got the brackets riveted back on...

    Small steps, I got the brackets riveted back on the newly chromed spotlight buckets, new gaskets cut on the waterjet, new switches in and everything reassembled so my spotlights are ready to...
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    Hearing it leave and getting it back have some...

    Hearing it leave and getting it back have some distance between

    No good stories start with " we were all sitting around eating salad when all of the sudden"


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    If you had stolen it and hid it in a good place,...

    If you had stolen it and hid it in a good place, you'd be out by now riding it around with a big smile on your face, you can always go to work
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    He is a longtime friend, he doesn't do much with...

    He is a longtime friend, he doesn't do much with Fours, but is willing help anytime I ask, thanks
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    I am a bit better at machining than fab, thanks...

    I am a bit better at machining than fab, thanks fer the kind words
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    I had an open machine today and decided to...

    I had an open machine today and decided to engrave my headlight, Dietz made the headlights for Indian for most of the forties and a few were stamped "INDIAN 809", not many survived. My headlight was...
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    I got word my magneto is on its way home and got...

    I got word my magneto is on its way home and got a test video to go with it, kinda cool the test machine, I will try to post it.
    Nope, cant do it, sure seems this stuff could be easier to load on...
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    Around these parts are these types, they have no...

    Around these parts are these types, they have no respect for the folks using the roads making good brakes a must.

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    My " Made in Australia" dual leading edge brake...

    My " Made in Australia" dual leading edge brake system showed up and the quality of machining rivals any I have ever seen ( very nicely done ). It is an adaptation of 68-70 Triumph front brake (...
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    I have been busy making ditches, putting in pipes...

    I have been busy making ditches, putting in pipes and aranging stuff in the shop, I have not been doing much on this project for a while. I have been buying a few bits and pieces that are either very...
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    I thought they were based on the poor condition...

    I thought they were based on the poor condition of the parts I took them though I could have bought new parts for about the same cost as re-finishing my original parts not counting a nickle an hour...
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    I wonder if that was caused by too sharp of...

    I wonder if that was caused by too sharp of corners, plating builds up too thick and strange at sharp corners, perhaps a bit of a chamfer would help?

    They have been at it a long time and I am...
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    Bullwinkle's wife and kid were out for a stroll,...

    Bullwinkle's wife and kid were out for a stroll, they wanted to see the sun come up over Wisdom
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    Plating, I want to share a very good experiance.

    Decorative...
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    We took a ride to Helena Montana and picked up my...

    We took a ride to Helena Montana and picked up my parts I dropped off for chrome plating, they sure look good, I am really impressed with the spotlights as smashed up as they started but there ain't...
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    I beveled the edges then cut the extra off the...

    I beveled the edges then cut the extra off the top and started punching holes. What I planned to be a practice part is coming out fine and with a little luck the next 5 will as well. I took the ring...
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    Well, when I made the ring for my mold I made it...

    Well, when I made the ring for my mold I made it a bit too tight a fit, common for me. I also planned for 1 type of screw which didn't have enough pull so I went to a larger one that had to screw...
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    20 screws to hold the leather over by the mold...

    20 screws to hold the leather over by the mold and 41 to pull the ring down.
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    I used melamine, particle board and to keep the...

    I used melamine, particle board and to keep the water away I shoved them in our skinpak machine for a layer of plastic formed over them. Wet down a chunk of leather and screwed it all together, we...
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    I made my molds today and got one screwed...

    I made my molds today and got one screwed together with some leather in between though I may need to enlarge the hole in the ring a bit as I had one hellova time getting it together.
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    My cow showed up today on the UPS truck from out...

    My cow showed up today on the UPS truck from out in the middle of Montana.
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    I am hoping to make the first of my wet molds this weekend and see if this stuff forms like I remember from 4-H (...
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    You do realize you are showing all the signs of...

    You do realize you are showing all the signs of have been suffering from PMS?
    It is a horrible thing "Parked Motorcycle Syndrome"

    Glad to hear about the lights, I think I have a couple of bikes...
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    I spent the first 3 hours pushing snow around, it...

    I spent the first 3 hours pushing snow around, it is building up about an inch an hour on the 6 inches from last night, by the time I finish lunch and warm up it will be time to hitch up a trailer...
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    I sure wish I could get this pic thing down,...

    I sure wish I could get this pic thing down, sometimes it works and sometimes it don't
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