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by Duey_C
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:08 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: This was trucking-Old Photos
Replies: 508
Views: 53597

Re: This was trucking-Old Photos

Perry, it's excellent cheese and if one can find good baguette over here you'll know what a lot of the French hotel continental breakfasts are like. Yum!
by Duey_C
Mon Mar 01, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Value of Cushman Engine-Model C, 4 hp (Binder engine?)
Replies: 17
Views: 670

Re: Value of Cushman Engine-Model C, 4 hp (Binder engine?)

That cooling tower and gas tank is a nice find! Lots of neat things to see there. :) Your hose clamp "points": On my 1-1/2 FM I use a solid copper wire with an L formed on the end, fastened to a piece of fiber board that's bolted to the block. As the crank throw passes by touching the wire, it compl...
by Duey_C
Mon Mar 01, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Could this be used to charge a T battery?
Replies: 9
Views: 383

Re: Could this be used to charge a T battery?

Not certain about Briggs engines but 18, 20, 22 etc horse Kohlers should put out a max of 30 volts AC at the stator but will charge nicely at about 25 volts AC on that output. The only issue I'd see is the AC voltage from the T magneto is one wire. The Briggs stator is nicely isolated with the two w...
by Duey_C
Thu Feb 25, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Club Meetings in Covid Times
Replies: 11
Views: 529

Re: Club Meetings in Covid Times

Don't have to bootleg it. This county is a veritable hot-bed for Hamm's consumption! True. You'd think we're in Wisconsin or a hundred years ago in MN. :lol: There should a few boxes downtown from the show grounds. I've patronized them. ;) Hamm's: It's not just for breakfast anymore. It's like a hyd...
by Duey_C
Thu Feb 25, 2021 7:39 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 860
Views: 114397

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

:lol:
There are some very funny pics here!
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 24, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Club Meetings in Covid Times
Replies: 11
Views: 529

Re: Club Meetings in Covid Times

Dave beat me to it! Good cold Hamm's.
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 17, 2021 1:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Sheep with the Wolves
Replies: 3
Views: 658

Re: Sheep with the Wolves

And some of us Yanks think the model T to be a small car. Very interesting comparison!
That little Morris-Crowley is a tough bugger and your Aunty is no slouch!
I'm still figuring out how I would get in and out of that little devil.
Thank you Adrian!
by Duey_C
Tue Feb 16, 2021 2:05 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Value of Cushman Engine-Model C, 4 hp (Binder engine?)
Replies: 17
Views: 670

Re: Value of Cushman Engine-Model C, 4 hp (Binder engine?)

Neat finds! Uff da. Lots of goodies there. Cushman. 400-more if in decent condition around here. Green Fairbanks-Morse Diesel with tall exhaust pipe. A 26 horse? Cool! Ka-fwack, ka-fwack, ka-fwack, ka-fwack, ka-fwack... A Novo, a big Fuller-Johnson?, a horse and a half Fairbanks-Morse... Maybe not a...
by Duey_C
Thu Feb 11, 2021 12:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Not on the road 5 minutes and look what happened!
Replies: 21
Views: 1549

Re: Not on the road 5 minutes and look what happened!

Hehehe! The trouble you fellas go thru to be able to hear the engine in the wind...
I simply removed a couple baffles inside so I could hear it.
I think it's funnier in my head... :lol:
Neat T Adrian!
by Duey_C
Thu Feb 11, 2021 12:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Watching a Flower Bloom or a Tree Bare Fruit....,
Replies: 25
Views: 1125

Re: Watching a Flower Bloom or a Tree Bare Fruit....,

Good on you young Mr Mcneece and thank goodness for men like you Hank. If I may Hank: Some "food for thought" Donnie, with your experience in the food industry, if you have a year or more you can also likely get into federal food inspection as a sideline or a mainline. Haha! My son is a CSI (consume...
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 10, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Lost My Mind - Bought a Flanders 20 (Model T Competitor)
Replies: 85
Views: 3434

Re: Lost My Mind - Bought a Flanders 20 (Model T Competitor)

It certainly is BUSY on that side of the engine! There's an oil cup where the rear spring "shackle" would be on some cars. Is there also an oiled trunnion/rotating joint at the front of the trans-axle to allow movement as the springs flex? I also wonder if that's Flanders own cooling fan or if it's ...
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 10, 2021 11:00 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Covid 19 Shot?
Replies: 49
Views: 1845

Re: Covid 19 Shot?

Tim per your original post, I also hope there are some that report in both good and bad experiences with getting the shots. Bless you folks with no issues. Please keep us informed. I'm trimming my fingers (silencing/censoring myself) best I can but will say in our limited samples here (not model T r...
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 2 Brass Model T's Amongst The Piles...
Replies: 25
Views: 2452

Re: 2 Brass Model T's Amongst The Piles...

Wow.
And some of that stuff was likely saved from the junkman back then.
3 horse Fairbanks-Morse? next to the upright bathtub.
There's a silage fork "head" in the fork pile.
There are some goodies there.
Very interesting.
by Duey_C
Fri Feb 05, 2021 1:27 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Pretty Brass Carbs.
Replies: 8
Views: 1677

Re: Pretty Brass Carbs.

There is SLOW progress on the engine for the pretty brass carb. Hoping this year to start it. Having been upside down for quite a spell, the engine is upright again at least. The turning. Looking much better! Ready for rebuilt heads while still waiting to fill the gaping hole in the front timing pla...
by Duey_C
Tue Feb 02, 2021 10:58 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Capacitors to replace condensors: T's and other things.
Replies: 13
Views: 636

Re: Capacitors to replace condensors: T's and other things.

That Northeast type condenser is crazy-cool Mark! I grabbed an image for the few interested. Even a tour of my shop would show condensers/capacitors came in all shapes back then. Makes me wonder what I did for that on a paper-wound (steel based and hat) coil for the Globelight engine & 32 Volt gener...
by Duey_C
Tue Feb 02, 2021 10:27 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: AACA sign up troubles.
Replies: 2
Views: 241

Re: AACA sign up troubles.

I did get to the second security question today Jim. 27032. If I make a mistake it looks like this. I fixed it. See next pic. 28572. Better but still not passing. 29894. Oops. If I try this I know I made a mistake. OK, perhaps no mistakes can be made at all so I went back after x'ing out. Trouble is...
by Duey_C
Mon Feb 01, 2021 1:00 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Capacitors to replace condensors: T's and other things.
Replies: 13
Views: 636

Re: Capacitors to replace condensors: T's and other things.

I’d like to see one of those two-lead Dodge condensers someday Mark. Interesting! Aha! That’s the info that’s been eluding me Jerry. MGA guru Barney’s write-up is easy to read and echoes my growing sentiment and findings. I’ve read something similar a long time ago. The Studebaker club’s thread is f...
by Duey_C
Sat Jan 30, 2021 9:38 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Capacitors to replace condensors: T's and other things.
Replies: 13
Views: 636

Re: Capacitors to replace condensors: T's and other things.

I know you weren't being a smart aleck. No worries there. But you make me think. That's a good thing. Thank you. Both of these Bosch dizzys already carry the condenser outside so that wouldn't be much of an issue. Nobody stamps values on condensers anymore and parts men cannot say what they are eith...
by Duey_C
Sat Jan 30, 2021 12:37 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Capacitors to replace condensors: T's and other things.
Replies: 13
Views: 636

Re: Capacitors to replace condensors: T's and other things.

You know they aren't. Shoot. You got me there... They really are the same... :lol: You know full-well what I was getting at. :lol: I'm looking for values for an orange drop capacitor to be used in a four cylinder distributer like a Bosch that might be on a T. :) Thank you at least for responding. :)
by Duey_C
Sat Jan 30, 2021 12:20 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: AACA sign up troubles.
Replies: 2
Views: 241

AACA sign up troubles.

Seems as if their site doesn't like Mozilla based web browsers. Tried to sign up to ask a question about a Howe Stromberg M-3 carb with a particular throttle lever for a National automobile owner in 2000-11. Got in, typed in the answers yet something was wrong. The site didn't say what was wrong. Th...
by Duey_C
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:37 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Prayers for Lloyd Hansen, Model T guy in Oroville, CA
Replies: 4
Views: 376

Re: Prayers for Lloyd Hansen, Model T guy in Oroville, CA

I sent one up for your friend Lloyd earlier.
Hoping for the best.
by Duey_C
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:36 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Capacitors to replace condensors: T's and other things.
Replies: 13
Views: 636

Capacitors to replace condensors: T's and other things.

Back story . I can't recall the values but we regularly replace the condensers with capacitors in our model T coils. Old news. I have orange drop capacitors for my Twin City tractor magnetos that we also regularly replace the aging condensers. Old news. American Bosch ZR-4's, U-4's and would be per...
by Duey_C
Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedster Project Update, "Its Alive" "again"
Replies: 17
Views: 1050

Re: Speedster Project Update, "Its Alive" "again"

My computer simply ignored me. Browser must be too old.
So I used my phone, unmuted the video and WOWEE! That's cool!
Nope, the phone didn't do justice!
At 47-48 seconds, is that a piece of carbon that flew across from 3 or 4 and went Bap!
by Duey_C
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Happy New Year! What are you planning to do on your Ts this year?
Replies: 15
Views: 858

Re: Happy New Year! What are you planning to do on your Ts this year?

Get the '18 PsychOdelic Runabout out of storage, home and drive it again.
Wake the Crappy '24.
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What other than normal gas, can you run your T on?
Replies: 31
Views: 1570

Re: What other than normal gas, can you run your T on?

Racing fuel (alcohol) works great!
You flyer's try av-gas yet?
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stan Howe's Birthday
Replies: 36
Views: 1521

Re: Stan Howe's Birthday

Happy Birthday Stan!
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:34 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Some members of my household are difficult to shop for.
Replies: 12
Views: 1097

Re: Some members of my household are difficult to shop for.

Au contraire Burger. How can they not? ;) When we sneak up on them, startle them and see them stick to the ceiling just like the old cartoons! :lol: Fatser than we can almost see! I grab these little morons to keep them pulling a mess over their heads and it's nothing but a little muscle mass. Littl...
by Duey_C
Sat Dec 26, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Home page not working?
Replies: 7
Views: 420

Re: Home page not working?

I'm using a Mozilla based browser and it doesn't work. I should try another. :)
by Duey_C
Sat Dec 26, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: An old member could use our prayers
Replies: 25
Views: 1936

Re: An old member could use our prayers

Prayer sent for your friend.
by Duey_C
Thu Dec 24, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Wishing You a Merry Christmas
Replies: 8
Views: 497

Re: Wishing You a Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas!
by Duey_C
Wed Dec 23, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: The History Guy on Carl Fisher
Replies: 1
Views: 330

Re: The History Guy on Carl Fisher

I thought that was a pretty neat video. Thanks Dick!
by Duey_C
Wed Dec 23, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Steaming Radiator
Replies: 24
Views: 1280

Re: Steaming Radiator

Brett, let us know if you were short of water/coolant or were full, would you? I'm glad you brought this up. :) I fill water nearly up to the neck and let it potty out what it doesn't want. Hey Brett, does your steering wheel need to be turned right side up? So it angles down. Yep, I'm a water user ...
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 22, 2020 1:09 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Larger headlight fork
Replies: 7
Views: 691

Re: Larger headlight fork

Even temped-up, that looks really neat! Wow.
:)
Thanks Paul!
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 22, 2020 1:07 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: IT SNOWED LAST NIGHT
Replies: 2
Views: 450

Re: IT SNOWED LAST NIGHT

To add to that I was going to quip: Next; t jung walzting matilda from up here caught some wind of the punrestp down there, got in touch with his head gestapoworm mirror kiki elseiagreeasson to see if they could consider finding ya with oh so many folk on said land, charging th cannons and garnishin...
by Duey_C
Mon Dec 21, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bosch DU4 - Correct For A Model T?
Replies: 28
Views: 1079

Re: Bosch DU4 - Correct For A Model T?

I like threads like this. :) Bill, I'm glad you find this useful! The mere mention of American Bosch mags perks my ears too! Barring my own "tries" at sharing information with what little I know about these contraptions, stay clear of the wax smoke if you replace the condenser on the "rear" end of t...
by Duey_C
Sun Dec 20, 2020 12:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Drilling steel?
Replies: 28
Views: 1736

Re: Drilling steel?

Nice thought about Cobalt bits. :) I get ya Doc. I play the part of my father in law. He'd say Duey, I'm gonna ask you a question. OK. Tough questions always. At home I use the bench grinder, at work I used the belt sander with a used belt. You can do it. We all can if we look and you ain't no knuck...
by Duey_C
Sat Dec 19, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Got lucky!!
Replies: 14
Views: 1312

Re: Got lucky!!

Adjustable belt tension or no, I'm glad you ordered the belt before telling you did if I read it right. ;) I should try that for just a couple more OT parts manuals! But the A's have a nice belt adjusto bracket, don't they? You guys are just messing with us. Remove the genny pulley........ :shock: T...
by Duey_C
Sat Dec 19, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Drilling steel?
Replies: 28
Views: 1736

Re: Drilling steel?

I'd like to get some Norseman bits. I have a small set of Summit bits made in Montana and they're great drill bits. Les, I didn't know someone actually made those! I've done similar when using a hand drill and a 2x4. The others stared at me if I were deranged when setting up and accidentally looking...
by Duey_C
Sat Dec 19, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Holley Vaporizer troubles
Replies: 11
Views: 798

Re: Holley Vaporizer troubles

That poor old maligned vapo-rub carb. Usually very misunderstood and I'm no rocket scientist. Get the 6273 vaporizer plate and maybe a new 6276 primary air tube if it's not perfect. How's that little 6277 heater coil around the tube? I didn't see the little screw that passes thru the outlet pipe in ...
by Duey_C
Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Some members of my household are difficult to shop for.
Replies: 12
Views: 1097

Re: Some members of my household are difficult to shop for.

Hehehe! Cats are like little kids aren't they? Give 'em a new toy and they play with the box. These loving little morons (cats, not the grand kids) have such a grand time with a cardboard box. And it ends up across the room! When did ya last hear of a box being called a pasteboard box... That's what...
by Duey_C
Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bosch DU4 - Correct For A Model T?
Replies: 28
Views: 1079

Re: Bosch DU4 - Correct For A Model T?

Yes, Clockwise or anti-clockwise when looking at the drive end. :) Tim, those pics are gold for many people! May I steal them for my magneto records? Serious question. I don't know if I've seen that before! Which manual do you have? Very curious. PM me if you feel it more comfortable. oldcroak has g...
by Duey_C
Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Tomorrow I make a sad journey
Replies: 17
Views: 1793

Re: Tomorrow I make a sad journey

Sorry to hear about your friend entering hospice Rob. A fine craftsman for certain. Tom, when you find the "right fit" for a caregiver, you and your family will be happier for it. Voice your wishes when you find the right caregiver. My wife has taken care of so many good folks over the last couple d...
by Duey_C
Fri Dec 18, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Larger headlight fork
Replies: 7
Views: 691

Re: Larger headlight fork

Hubba hubba, that's looking great! Around 30 years ago a couple young fellas pulled into the yard wondering if I had any old car radiators or brass I'd like to sell. I glanced at the load in their pickup, grabbed a couple old GM rads and told them I'd trade for that light. They happily agreed! Fast ...
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 15, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Shipping T parts
Replies: 51
Views: 2621

Re: Shipping T parts

This seasonal rush has been repeated many times over the years. Ground Support Equipment time taught me that. Exacerbated by this year to the extreme. A part for my skid loader will be a day later than what UPS told me on Friday. No problem. I get it. Today they ask me thru email if I wanted to redi...
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 08, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 82
Views: 7767

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

Haha! I had been searching for info on Oakes cooling fans for the Monster old tractor I have here. I looked inside: The fan hub assembly had been replaced by the later, in-house Timken type tapered roller bearings yet came from the factory in Minneapolis with an Oakes fan. Crummy, welded and bent al...
by Duey_C
Mon Dec 07, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 435
Views: 64179

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

Yesss! Oh so freaky, yet so very pleasing are night drives!
Thanks Don!
by Duey_C
Sat Dec 05, 2020 1:20 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Not a Ford - identify ?
Replies: 10
Views: 865

Re: Not a Ford - identify ?

Beautiful automobiles. :)
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:24 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: This was trucking-Old Photos
Replies: 508
Views: 53597

Re: This was trucking-Old Photos

Great pics Burger!
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:21 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Mechanics at work-Old Photos
Replies: 17
Views: 1228

Re: Mechanics at work-Old Photos

By gum, if this guy doesn't have the right size shoe for your horse's hooves, something else pulls your wagon.
:)
by Duey_C
Sun Nov 29, 2020 2:36 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A period looking shop.
Replies: 41
Views: 2465

Re: A period looking shop.

After walking into Dallas' warm feeling shop is an old lathe? Absolutley!
Looks fantastic! Agreed, spill some oil.
We'll be waiting for a test bar from the lathe in its new digs. To be certain it's straight as a good arrow. ;)
by Duey_C
Sun Nov 29, 2020 2:15 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: This was trucking-Old Photos
Replies: 508
Views: 53597

Re: This was trucking-Old Photos

Tried to talk my dad into helping or letting me buy a truck similar to that a bunch of years ago Rich. All he said was "Those damn things never had any brakes." Actually, he wasn't much of a mechanic. Fantastic carpenter tho! He smelled wood, I smelled iron. Yet we meshed. Opportunity lost. Gosh, I ...
by Duey_C
Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 82
Views: 7767

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

Neat pics Adrian!
How the devil do we suppose they got that little Fordson off that TT in the second pic?
Soft boards on the TT with no seat in that 1st pic!
Cool!
by Duey_C
Tue Nov 24, 2020 1:39 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 82
Views: 7767

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

A similar photo was posted near the bottom of page 1 of Herb's wonderful "This was trucking-Old Photos" in February. Little did I know at that time, the photo is from a batch of the first 25 long-fendered Twin City 20-35 tractors. Different little things on these buggers. The devil's in the details ...
by Duey_C
Sun Nov 22, 2020 3:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A sad day for the Model T Ford owners
Replies: 15
Views: 1674

Re: A sad day for the Model T Ford owners

Thanks Bob for sharing this. May he rest.
I lost my dad to Pneumonia many years ago.
by Duey_C
Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: WELCOME! New MTFCA Executive Director
Replies: 16
Views: 1066

Re: WELCOME! New MTFCA Executive Director

Welcome Rachel! And thank you!
Susan, keep your presence here if you can/would. :)
Glad for ya both!
by Duey_C
Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:43 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 82
Views: 7767

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

Should you dare look at the Halloween Monster here? Did a walkaround for a friend yester.
Final big piece of a 6 piece puzzle. Not interested in numbers from the yutubb for monetary gains.
Get back to work! :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnhnkmpDICU
Blathering knucklehead.
by Duey_C
Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: I Fear We're All Out of Date
Replies: 13
Views: 893

Re: I Fear We're All Out of Date

:lol: :) :)
by Duey_C
Mon Nov 16, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Those roads we used to travel
Replies: 18
Views: 1053

Re: Those roads we used to travel

Wonderful photos. :) Burger, I see the bridge designer's name of Modjeski. Mod...jeski. That's interesting as here it's been spelled Majeski and even more correct Maciejewski. Maciej = Majee & add the eski/ewski. Simple right? Oops, not so much. Same outcome. Majeski or Majevski. See where the V got...
by Duey_C
Fri Nov 13, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Pictures from a recent trip to Fort William Scotland
Replies: 9
Views: 1015

Re: Pictures from a recent trip to Fort William Scotland

Wonderful scenery Norrie!
What's the story of the model T "sculpture"? :)
by Duey_C
Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Lost My Mind - Bought a Flanders 20 (Model T Competitor)
Replies: 85
Views: 3434

Re: Lost My Mind - Bought a Flanders 20 (Model T Competitor)

That's cool! Thank you for showing us and I'm with Rich, show us more when you can play around with it!
by Duey_C
Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Switch work
Replies: 22
Views: 1369

Re: Switch work

Had a backing plate that the layers were separating around the locking pin. Put on some CA/crazy glue liquid, stuck it in the vise, opened and closed it to help the glue get IN the layers, added a little more glue, gently set the vise just snug and left it overnight. Nice and solid the next day. Fil...
by Duey_C
Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: A new day has arrived
Replies: 9
Views: 1147

Re: A new day has arrived

I like you all but sometimes we differ greatly. I heartily side with DL and BB. I'm scared to death about the extremists. IF this election heads the foolish way. Some of their own fellows are basically agast. Ecclesiastes 10-2. My machines, including my T's could go to the open hearth furnace. Home ...
by Duey_C
Sat Nov 07, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Tree hugger
Replies: 34
Views: 2048

Re: Tree hugger

Ouch Michael. Been there done that. Nearly kil........EXTREME amounts of energy output! Good point! Yet, how do we put them in the yoke? Aha. Without their knowing. Been over a damn in France where they used the tidal flows to generate electricity but admitted it slowed the revolutions of this earth...
by Duey_C
Mon Nov 02, 2020 2:22 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Halloween monster
Replies: 9
Views: 653

Re: Halloween monster

My tastes neither but with two people in the cab (like an old prairie tractor) to look on both sides of the engine, vroom on. :)
Very interesting!
Dang. The notion of a camera...
by Duey_C
Sun Nov 01, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 82
Views: 7767

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

A Monster on All Hallowed Eve! No goblins tho. Maybe the local grandsons. Home and dry (Jerry Rafferty) finally. A Green Kansas Crusher back in Minnesota. God-son said it looked like a tank. He's right. When this tall fellow needs to step up to lift those sweet early aluminium valve covers off to lo...
by Duey_C
Fri Oct 30, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stevens Tool Catalog - wow!
Replies: 3
Views: 444

Re: Stevens Tool Catalog - wow!

Let it swell a bit.
Your noggin grows, ya suck all the oxygen out of the room until ya have to sit down and wait for the air to come back in.
Simple.
And a very nice catalog. :)
by Duey_C
Thu Oct 22, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Another newbie No Start
Replies: 39
Views: 1498

Re: Another newbie No Start

Shoot a little oil in the cylinders and let it soak in for a couple days if your compression is weak. How's it feel while cranking? Nothing really there or a bit "springy"? If your coils & plugs are firing on the battery charger, that's just fine for now. I drove my 18 out of my little shop with an ...
by Duey_C
Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Nothing but a picture of my 27 coupe in the snow.
Replies: 12
Views: 1214

Re: Nothing but a picture of my 27 coupe in the snow.

Nice photo Stan! My stuff looks the same. Nice Coupe.
by Duey_C
Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rust removal Evapo-Rust
Replies: 36
Views: 2455

Re: Rust removal Evapo-Rust

I agree about evaporust. Just got a pail and soaked a cast iron part and a few steel parts. (more OT parts commentary) Good stuff! Did it in the house but the cast iron after brushing down and rinsing was oh so happy to start rusting again. The steel spark plug wire tube was more forgiving there. No...
by Duey_C
Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Larger headlight fork
Replies: 7
Views: 691

Re: Larger headlight fork

Cadillac forks (1913?) are very close but the fork mount is also offset to the right or left with a steering? arm just under the fork.
Might be a brand to consider. :)
I think I know where those lamps are going. ;)
by Duey_C
Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My 1910 running again.
Replies: 22
Views: 1642

Re: My 1910 running again.

Friends are fantastic.
Great photo Darel!
by Duey_C
Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Weather vain.
Replies: 19
Views: 1485

Re: Model T Weather vain.

Agreed. Rob in his K.
Very cool!
by Duey_C
Thu Oct 15, 2020 1:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Can we solve a 75-year old mystery?
Replies: 39
Views: 4420

Re: Can we solve a 75-year old mystery?

Shoot. Bad link Bill. Would you try again?
Apparently many Ohioans did not know about the German and some Italian POW's held at Perry.
And possibly other camps. Neat story!
What I found. "ww2 german pow's helping in the community, stationed camp perry" do a search. :)
Interesting.
by Duey_C
Tue Oct 13, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 82
Views: 7767

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

A '36 Twin City 21-32 FTA looking far more respectable all shod with "new" shoes all around! All set for a trip up the hill and perhaps engine un-sticking. #2 cylinder is stuck but the bores look really nice. Farmall F-30 wheels on the rear and later Twin City 17-28 (older tractor) steel on front. T...
by Duey_C
Tue Oct 13, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Old Ford (K) in scenic downtown Lincoln NE
Replies: 3
Views: 707

Re: Old Ford (K) in scenic downtown Lincoln NE

That MAY be the best clip yet.
Thank ya sir!
by Duey_C
Tue Oct 13, 2020 4:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Re: 1915 cut-down touring - Project update
Replies: 14
Views: 761

Re: 1915 cut-down touring - Project update

Wow! And rough-sawn simply adds! These next pics are gonna be gawgeous!
by Duey_C
Tue Oct 13, 2020 4:04 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 15 YEARS OLD, FIRST CAR, IT'S DRIVING!!!!!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 1034

Re: 15 YEARS OLD, FIRST CAR, IT'S DRIVING!!!!!!!

Yeehaw Jonah!
Man oh man, that first drive!
:)
by Duey_C
Tue Oct 13, 2020 3:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Still in Minnesota
Replies: 10
Views: 526

Re: Still in Minnesota

Great photos!
by Duey_C
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:48 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Show us your hit n miss engines
Replies: 29
Views: 3014

Re: Show us your hit n miss engines

Nice Stover MJ.
Billy, that Dazzle Patch is a descendant of Dan patch (race horses) ya?
Umm, engines named after racing horses... ;)
by Duey_C
Sun Oct 04, 2020 2:03 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: H-O BRASS---and stuff.
Replies: 22
Views: 1259

Re: H-O BRASS---and stuff.

In this office, there is track (buried) that goes around the 12 x 24 space. Mantua and Riva-Rossi H-O steam has run around these tracks and another big layout I have in another shop. Never any good with scenery, if they ran good, I was happy. :) Newest I have is a MTH Triplex that runs pretty fair b...
by Duey_C
Sat Oct 03, 2020 1:51 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Changing of the guard
Replies: 6
Views: 684

Re: Changing of the guard

Hank's right! Neigh! We won't crash gates. Neigh! ;) Beautiful horses. You're good to them at Landers Spa. Care and love. Dallas, what kind? Sister bought an Arabian when we were young, what a snot! Couldn't get along with the Quarter Horse sisters Star & Patches at all. Grandpa was the instigator. ...
by Duey_C
Fri Oct 02, 2020 2:49 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Fan, ceiling, double rotating from 1920s.
Replies: 1
Views: 444

Re: Fan, ceiling, double rotating from 1920s.

That's too cool Darel!
Really neat fan. Probably worth every penny. :)
by Duey_C
Fri Oct 02, 2020 2:33 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Show us your hit n miss engines
Replies: 29
Views: 3014

Re: Show us your hit n miss engines

Marv, you have very good taste in engines.
Fairbanks-Morse rules. :)
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 28, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1916 Dodge
Replies: 11
Views: 939

Re: 1916 Dodge

Great pics!
And a Toyo-Kogyo-Umpanki (TCM) whiny-transmission forklift in the background. :)
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 28, 2020 12:58 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Warren Automobile.
Replies: 10
Views: 856

Re: Warren Automobile.

That car is very cool! I sure think the Warren name is cooler than the town with my last name in northern MN. It's gone.
I grabbed a pic from a Motorcar encyclopedia I have.
Luck with your search. :)
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 28, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: TODAY'S THE DAY
Replies: 6
Views: 809

Re: TODAY'S THE DAY

Great photos GREG! That ol' Ford is looking good! You're looking well too!
Hi Richard!
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 28, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Holly G disassembly
Replies: 9
Views: 821

Re: Holly G disassembly

It came out in one piece? Cool. This G venturi was easier but it was in pieces. Any cracking found yet? From a part of the model railroad world on preserving pot metal/white metal and even Zamac frames/bodies: One fellow used heat (low oven) to drive out moisture then saturated the cracks with CA (s...
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 22, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 82
Views: 7767

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

Well, by gum!
Thanks Mark!
Yessss!
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 22, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: By request, My '23 Gow Job build pics (speedster)
Replies: 37
Views: 1973

Re: By request, My '23 Gow Job build pics (speedster)

"So many little things to do." Right there with ya Chad! :) Picked up a large brass/bronze cam gear-thrust ring for a single cam, 413, 4 cylinder (OT) I'm dumping $$$ into. Thank goodness that was done by complete chance, stopping in today. Ached for it (months) for some more weeks of work/fitting t...
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 21, 2020 2:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Handbrake cross shaft
Replies: 17
Views: 1128

Re: Handbrake cross shaft

Felt keeps the dirt out whilst being oily for the moving parts. Unless fully yucked-up with dirt-rust. I broke a shaft mount because it was rusted securely. Welded it back together and went on. Hmmm, I have felt and scissors. Why the heck haven't I re-felted those holes? Cotton waste would work too....
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 21, 2020 1:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: By request, My '23 Gow Job build pics (speedster)
Replies: 37
Views: 1973

Re: By request, My '23 Gow Job build pics (speedster)

I'm so glad you posted your GOW-job here too! Yeehaw!
Summer sure dragged me down! ;) I hear ya loud and clear.
Or am I waiting for the OT project to "go to town" here...
Itchin' for more Chad. :)
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 21, 2020 1:50 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The T and friends.
Replies: 18
Views: 1088

Re: The T and friends.

Now that's a great road to travel to get to a Portal of greatness/cool Dallas!
You're truly a respectful gentleman. Knew that already. Thank you for NOT allowing photos out.
Certain that the fellow was appreciative also.
That drool-time must have been priceless tho. Wonderful. :)
by Duey_C
Sun Sep 20, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What to you, gives a Model T its charm?
Replies: 72
Views: 2776

Re: What to you, gives a Model T its charm?

And those eyes, forever looking, watching, sometimes asking for help/attention. If I cover a T, the lights/eyes never get completely covered. Put one on a trailer and your tail lights light those eyes. In the mirror are two eyes watching. They wish to see as they're still alive, mechanical beasts th...
by Duey_C
Sun Sep 20, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Brass era Avery
Replies: 2
Views: 403

Re: Brass era Avery

And I'm such a stubborn ol' cuss I refuse to enter my name and number for timmy's militia to be able to come on the grounds.
Neat Avery Michael!
The coolest sXXX happens at those show grounds!
by Duey_C
Sun Sep 20, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: "Pretty far-fetched" and stuff
Replies: 71
Views: 3586

Re: "Pretty far-fetched" and stuff

:lol:
George went on to say why not call it a cold water heater then likely shrugged in his manner and tilted his head.
:)
by Duey_C
Sun Sep 20, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: HELP!!! SHOULD I USE A WATER PUMP??
Replies: 48
Views: 2096

Re: HELP!!! SHOULD I USE A WATER PUMP??

One here has a pump just like Steve's wheel chock. I like that type of pump. :) Doesn't move much water and allows the natural water movement to happen too. Just a two blade impeller. I didn't have an inlet elbow when this one was put together so I re-packed the gland nut, made gaskets and put it on...
by Duey_C
Sat Sep 19, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Another T Lives... Again!
Replies: 3
Views: 462

Re: Another T Lives... Again!

Great news!
Bringing any engine back to life is an awesome thing but with the T, it's ready to go!