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by aDave
Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What do you use to heat your (freezing) shop for your T?
Replies: 41
Views: 1588

Re: What do you use to heat your (freezing) shop for your T?

Jeff, As has been said...section off a smaller area...as small as you can comfortably fit a vehicle to work on, the tools and workbench. You may move?...no problem...section it off with clear plastic if you wish. Install a propane fired Rinnai (or equivalent) https://www.totalhomesupply.com/p/rinnai...
by aDave
Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FOR SALE - ENAL DASH MOUNT OIL GAUGE NEW OLD STOCK WITH THE ORIGINAL BOX AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
Replies: 3
Views: 403

Re: FOR SALE - ENAL DASH MOUNT OIL GAUGE NEW OLD STOCK WITH THE ORIGINAL BOX AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

Rather thick skull on this keyboard here.... Can someone please explain how the oil level registers in the gauge on the dash when the "real" level of the oil is maybe three (3) feet - give or take a little - below the gauge? There is no electrical pickup, sending and receiving units...how doe the ga...
by aDave
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Saw this on Facebook...Thoughts?
Replies: 15
Views: 951

Re: Saw this on Facebook...Thoughts?

And there are bungee jumpers, base jumpers ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KF214wDC4L8) and other thrill seekers. I suppose it's one thing to put the T through it's paces like that if you have access to $100.00 running vehicles....me - I value my T a little more than treating it that way. I'll tru...
by aDave
Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Mechanics Handbook
Replies: 3
Views: 300

Re: Model A Mechanics Handbook

Anybody want one? Since I downsized, the Model A's have new homes...so I no longer need the copy that I have. If you want one, let me know, and I will try to find it amongst the other literature...I don't think that my cover is as nice as George's ...the inside is clean, though. If interested, I can...
by aDave
Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Accessory door handle extensions, set of 3
Replies: 10
Views: 525

Re: Accessory door handle extensions, set of 3

Hi Tim, Oh - I was happy...I used to have a '26 touring that had a chrome radiator shroud...would have gone well with it. "Downsizing" meant giving up the storage space...I was able to find room for only the '15, and when you said the structural metal was BRASS, I was happy to acquire them. However,...
by aDave
Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Am I right to be upset? Children in old cars
Replies: 62
Views: 1847

Re: Am I right to be upset? Children in old cars

Charlie, One must read ALL OF THE RSA... look at Roman Numeral II and see these words (please)... II. A person shall not be guilty of a violation of this section if the motor vehicle the person is driving is...........a vehicle manufactured before 1968,........is an antique motor car or motorcycle a...
by aDave
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Am I right to be upset? Children in old cars
Replies: 62
Views: 1847

Re: Am I right to be upset? Children in old cars

NH Rules...yours may be different: TITLE XXI MOTOR VEHICLES CHAPTER 265 RULES OF THE ROAD Special Rules Section 265:107-a 265:107-a Child Passenger Restraints Required. – I. No person shall drive a motor vehicle on any way while carrying as a passenger a person less than 18 years of age unless such ...
by aDave
Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New accessory item, GUESS
Replies: 43
Views: 1885

Re: New accessory item, GUESS

Brake Light
by aDave
Sun Oct 27, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Accessory door handle extensions, set of 3
Replies: 10
Views: 525

Re: Accessory door handle extensions, set of 3

Sold - pending payment. (my levers are 5/8 " long....put the wrong digit in my earlier post....slot dimensions are correct as previously posted.)

Thanks everyone.

Dave
by aDave
Sun Oct 27, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Accessory door handle extensions, set of 3
Replies: 10
Views: 525

Re: Accessory door handle extensions, set of 3

Back on the market... I did buy these...they arrived in fine shape...B U T I neglected to ask Tim the size of the slot on the extensions...MY BAD...the extensions do not fit on my handles. The slot is 3/8" wide and 1/2" long...just a little too small for my door levers of 3/8 X 1/4. Sure, the door l...
by aDave
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Accessory door handle extensions, set of 3
Replies: 10
Views: 525

Re: Accessory door handle extensions, set of 3

Tim,
Save them for me until you can answer my question....please
Dave
by aDave
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Langs catalog
Replies: 7
Views: 897

Re: Langs catalog

"Lang's old car parts" in the Google search box

gives me this site:

https://www.modeltford.com/
by aDave
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Weight of bare chassis
Replies: 13
Views: 701

Re: Weight of bare chassis

by aDave
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Weight of bare chassis
Replies: 13
Views: 701

Re: Weight of bare chassis

So, when we tire of type of oil to use, kind of transmission bands to use, waterpump or no, we can talk about the differences between chassis, rolling chassis and frame...no? Wikipedia sets the tone with these two definitions....(prelude to the coming cabin fever season): An example of a chassis is ...
by aDave
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hershey 2019 Photos
Replies: 78
Views: 6479

Re: Hershey 2019 Photos

The difficulty would probably be in finding somebody willing to spend the time. So very true...not only at Hershey, but in most all aspects of life... "Drive thru" banks, beer sellers, food vendors, cash dispensers, wedding chapels - probably funeral homes coming soon. Folks are in W A Y too much o...
by aDave
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hershey 2019 Photos
Replies: 78
Views: 6479

Re: Hershey 2019 — Day 1

Thanks for taking the time to do the pictures, Steve. In that pic. below the Winton, Keith named several folks...the fella between Pete Ratledge & Will Revaz wearing the newspaper boy bag strap across his chest is Carl Goodman from Contoocook NH. What a trooper he is...ask him about his experiences ...
by aDave
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Route 66 Trip
Replies: 6
Views: 547

Re: Route 66 Trip

I'll repeat what someone else said on another post awhile back...

DO NOT GET Neck strain...just click on the picture, and it will MAGICALLY right itself (sometimes).

Worth a try, no?
by aDave
Fri Oct 04, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Rear view mirror - open car *sold*
Replies: 3
Views: 227

Re: Rear view mirror - open car

In process of attempting to send PM to the Assistant to the Grand Poobah
by aDave
Fri Sep 20, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 35051

Re: Here I go again .... to OCF

Steve,
Thank you for the pictures and narratives. Truly appreciate the time and effort you expended to do those things.

DAve
by aDave
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: A new wireless turn signal for your model T
Replies: 3
Views: 470

Re: A new wireless turn signal for your model T

One more: http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/708324/742967.html?1491608424 It has been noted before....when one is curious about 'accessories' for their T, or interested in any aspect of the Model T, Mr. & Mrs. Google are more than willing to research answers for you...simply type your question in...
by aDave
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: A new wireless turn signal for your model T
Replies: 3
Views: 470

Re: A new wireless turn signal for your model T

More words about signals here: http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/708324/750160.html?1493562917 ( I can't find it now, but my failing memory seems to recollect instances wherein the Magneto output interfered with some manufacturer's lights, and at least one instance where the magnet 'lost' it's gr...
by aDave
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Fan, distant from radiator
Replies: 9
Views: 463

Re: Fan, distant from radiator

Phillip, To paraphrase a historic statement... "How hot is hot"? Does the radiator boil over? I have a '15 Touring with a 4-5 year old Brassworks radiator, and yes..my engine gets "hot" in stop and go driving -with a fan...the engine will cool down as soon as I drive a few minutes about 30 mph. I ha...
by aDave
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: And We're Off! Possible Law Changes
Replies: 17
Views: 1049

Re: And We're Off! Possible Law Changes

1970 Barracuda rolls at a quarter to 1:00 Sunday morning????

How can that possibly influence Model T Fords?

https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertai ... 188869001/
by aDave
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 35051

Re: Here I go again .... to OCF

So much to learn... so little time....I just HAD to ask Mr. (Mrs. ?) Google...ACD - Auburn?

here's what he/she replied...

https://www.acdfestival.org/
by aDave
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Richard A Currier's Horseless Carriage Co. any one have feed back?
Replies: 9
Views: 1144

Re: Richard A Currier's Horseless Carriage Co. any one have feed back?

There is a Mainely T Tour currently in progress.

Perhaps he is away from his business to enjoy that? Try again later this week - or early next.
by aDave
Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Dodged a Canon Saturday!
Replies: 7
Views: 466

Re: Dodged a Canon Saturday!

Must have been all that organ music that the Angels loved to hear, and they wanted you to remain on the planet and make more earthlings happy.
by aDave
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 35051

Re: Here I go again .... to OCF

Thanks Dick, "Community Feed"...sounds much like our New England "Bean Pots". Folks would dig a large hole some Saturday in the fall, build a fire in it, add fuel (more wood) get a large hole filled with hot ashes - still glowing chunks of unburned wood included..scoop away some hot ash, in the void...
by aDave
Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 35051

Re: Here I go again .... to OCF

Dick Lodge...

Please... what is a Burgoo

"annual Burgoo in Winchester"Thanks,

Dave
by aDave
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hand cranking, left versus right hand
Replies: 25
Views: 1142

Re: Hand cranking, left versus right hand

With heartfelt thanks to Mike Robison for posting steps listed below, I will tell you readers that I have a 1915, hand crank engine (maybe well worn, and perhaps a little "tired")in my 1915 Touring. The coil box houses Ron's coils, commutator is roller (maintained as per Royce's instructions), timin...
by aDave
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Thumbs up smilies
Replies: 4
Views: 229

Re: Thumbs up smilies

Whoopsie...

too large...

How's this??
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by aDave
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Thumbs up smilies
Replies: 4
Views: 229

Re: Thumbs up smilies

Mark,

I have this on my desktop...
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I "click and drag" it onto the reply box.

Sometimes works...
Might it work for you (and others) and let Jeff get back to fixing his T????
by aDave
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Restoration Manuals 2 FREE for shipping $5.00
Replies: 2
Views: 215

Re: Restoration Manuals 2 FREE for shipping $5.00

Hi Joseph,

I will send you $5.00 for them. Please tell me where to send it.
Thanks..
Dave addufo@gmail.com
by aDave
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Happy Birthday......to......
Replies: 1
Views: 282

Happy Birthday......to......

the Model T (first assembled today).... and ME....(OK, I was assembled prior to today, but today was the first light that shined upon me). OK, so the Model T didn't "roll" until a few days dater...but neither did I walk for a few months! May all of you enjoy many, many birthdays! "The first producti...
by aDave
Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Spectators and Funny Hats 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 903

Re: Spectators and Funny Hats 2019

Hi Bob,

So good to see that you're "back in the saddle" and getting in some nice days with your "T" before the winter cold settles in.

Take care...no more medical issues for awhile, I hope...appreciate your sharing the photos with us!

Dave
by aDave
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Setting 3rd Brush
Replies: 9
Views: 855

Re: Setting 3rd Brush

Be EXTRA careful with what you are doing here..

Read this thread to see what happens when running the engine and cutout is disconnected (if I am understanding correctly what you are doing):

http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/17 ... 1307919845
by aDave
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Setting 3rd Brush
Replies: 9
Views: 855

Re: Setting 3rd Brush

Scott was faster...

As he said = easier.
by aDave
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Setting 3rd Brush
Replies: 9
Views: 855

Re: Setting 3rd Brush

Will this help:

http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/33 ... 1370168631

Or the entries towards the end of this thread:

http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/17 ... 1322066216

Hope so
by aDave
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Parts paid for via PayPal
Replies: 8
Views: 716

Re: Parts paid for via PayPal

Thanks, Terry. I am wondering what will happen when the amendment takes effect on September 3: "We are updating certain PayPal agreements that apply to U.S. customers. These changes will go into effect on September 3, 2019." Yes..what you did worked without a fee... will it on or after 9/4...maybe. ...
by aDave
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Parts paid for via PayPal
Replies: 8
Views: 716

Re: Parts paid for via PayPal

Thank you
by aDave
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Parts paid for via PayPal
Replies: 8
Views: 716

Parts paid for via PayPal

I have bought or sold Model T parts and the payment has been exchanged by a friendly transaction via PayPal. That organization has made an amendment to their Policy Agreement, and it leaves a little confusion in my mind.To avoid a disappointment in the future, have one of your a DEFINITE answer to :...
by aDave
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Question/concern re high counts?
Replies: 1
Views: 137

Re: Question/concern re high counts?

Rainy weather brings me indoors...(I melt). Heat and humidity bother me more now than they did 60 years ago, so I come into the air conditioned house...both activities allow me reading time...maybe others do the same? Then too, is the fact that either folks are just starting to drive, and have quest...
by aDave
Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: A Complicated Man with a Simple Idea
Replies: 6
Views: 750

Re: A Complicated Man with a Simple Idea

For more "interesting" reading, this is on the 'net:
https://www.nailhed.com/2014/01/henry-f ... r-son.html
by aDave
Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Wolf whistle
Replies: 12
Views: 1074

Re: Wolf whistle

Awwwww, Tommy....popping Jeff's balloon...shucks... :evil: Jeff, Good going! It's great to have a supply of "spare parts". :P I had a supply once...problem was, the supply was too big for my brain - when I wanted something that I thought I had, I could not remember where I stashed it. Problem solved...
by aDave
Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Wolf whistle
Replies: 12
Views: 1074

Re: Wolf whistle

Jeff, I wrote to Mr. (Mrs. ?) Google and asked : " Does JB weld stick to aluminum?"and the reply was: "J-B Weld works on aluminum, or on ANY metal surface, excepting lead. JB Weld works well on aluminum. If you think that there is an outside possibility that you might ever want to separate the parts...
by aDave
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hatfield Mass Show 8/4/19
Replies: 6
Views: 499

Re: Hatfield Mass Show 8/4/19

Whoops!

That's why I moved into a retirement home....when I forget important things, the Landlord reminds me to pay the rent...and other things!

Congrats on the trophy in Kingston...
by aDave
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hatfield Mass Show 8/4/19
Replies: 6
Views: 499

Re: Hatfield Mass Show 8/4/19

Aww, Fred,

A peanut butter & jelly sandwich (or 3), a full tank of gas, depart around 6:00 AM and you would get there by lunchtime.

Me..I'm a tad skeptical about news from a poster that chooses to remain so anonymous...just my condition. :(
by aDave
Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Antique chair
Replies: 7
Views: 735

Re: Antique chair

Linus, thank you for the information...I must tell you that Tim has agreed to pay the listing price, so it will go to him.

Sorry.
by aDave
Sun Jul 28, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Antique chair
Replies: 7
Views: 735

Re: Antique chair

Ah yes,
Persistence... here it is:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1910-Calvin-Bu ... Swh8tctgyD

Quite a variation is prices !
by aDave
Sun Jul 28, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Antique chair
Replies: 7
Views: 735

Re: Antique chair

Thank you for the information Linus... I see this one, also: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-Calvin-Buffington-Folding-Chair-1910-ford-chevy-industrial-vintage/192886622696 I will keep you offer in mind, and may contact you later. Are you thinking that your offer is plus the shipping, or are you th...
by aDave
Sat Jul 27, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Antique chair
Replies: 7
Views: 735

Antique chair

I know that it is at least 65 years old...just how old it is, and what it is for, I do not know.
"T", other make? Picnic chair? Running board chair? If you know, I'd like to know.
opened - about 22-24" tall X 14" wide. Folds to approx. 13" X 4" $150.00 plus postage
by aDave
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Product Review: Brake Handle Extension
Replies: 18
Views: 1243

Re: Product Review: Brake Handle Extension

Glad to hear that YOUR body is healing.

As has been said previously, I too, am looking forward to more prose from Long Island.

Dave
by aDave
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Knock Knock
Replies: 19
Views: 2031

Re: Knock Knock

Thank you.

Another lesson I hope to file away between my ears. (But I will write it down to count for the inevitable "forgetfulness"
by aDave
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Knock Knock
Replies: 19
Views: 2031

Re: Knock Knock

Interesting. So, for further education, why was the shim installed? For some reason it was put there....the result was not to your liking - (nor to the engine's)...is there a lesson to be learned here that you can share with us? Incidentally - many thanks for the expertise you have shared in the pas...
by aDave
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Knock Knock
Replies: 19
Views: 2031

Re: Knock Knock

Ohhhh - the suspense....


Anxiously awaiting the answer...
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by aDave
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 6 volt battery dilemma
Replies: 21
Views: 1349

Re: 6 volt battery dilemma

Although not a "battery engineer" myself, I do read the Forum, and can remember some things. Awhile back there was an electrical engineer who retired from a major well known company and applied his knowledge to developing several parts for the Model T which many of us have purchased from various ven...
by aDave
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: In-line fuel filter recomendations
Replies: 16
Views: 1337

Re: In-line fuel filter recomendations

By golly, the day has come when pigs are flying someplace !!

Original Smith is about to use something that did not come with Henry's model.

What else will happen this century??? :lol:
by aDave
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: In-line fuel filter recomendations
Replies: 16
Views: 1337

Re: In-line fuel filter recomendations

Oh - what to do ?? Some say yes, some say no....really, what is the best solution? Paper filters have a bad reputation for gravity feed systems, yet a well known Carburetor expert recommends: This is not to say there is no possibility of problem with this system, but 99% of the time it is caused by ...
by aDave
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Spark plug tire inflator
Replies: 9
Views: 1059

Re: Spark plug tire inflator

Steve, there is a ball check valve in the device which permits only clean outside air to be pumped into the tire.
No air/gas mixture into the tire....as Dave S. said.
by aDave
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Changing clincher tires with flaps
Replies: 32
Views: 2154

Re: Changing clincher tires with flaps

And the discussion continues for another season :D Lots of different owners, thus many different opinions.... Doing a lot of research - for example this thread http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/179374/215641.html?1307320620 (see especially Dan Treace's post of June 5th, years ago!) convinces me t...
by aDave
Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Spark plug tire inflator
Replies: 9
Views: 1059

Re: Spark plug tire inflator

How about I pay shipping to the contiguous 48?

$50.00 and I will mail it to you.

(Sure would like to offer it world-wide, but I am skeptical of the shipping charges, so can't do that...sorry. Dave)
by aDave
Fri May 31, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: I was a bit surprised at the club meeting...
Replies: 26
Views: 2577

Re: I was a bit surprised at the club meeting...

Can't speak to the roads, as I have not seen nor ridden on them, but reading about the Flint Hills makes me want to join you Steve. (But, alas, not this year - other things on my plate at the moment).


Reading material:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-cul ... 180970545/

Dave
by aDave
Mon May 27, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 17-22 top
Replies: 3
Views: 439

Re: 17-22 top

Paul - I sent you an email....I have new pads in case you want to buy new ones.
Dave
by aDave
Sat May 25, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: In my Barn
Replies: 12
Views: 1434

Re: In my Barn

...."Logically the party will be held in the barn and the TT is a guest of honor."

Sounds like a Spockism {Vulcan}....(remember those "Bushisms" from years ago?)

Interesting to know priorities...

Thanks, Dean
by aDave
Sat May 25, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: In my Barn
Replies: 12
Views: 1434

Re: In my Barn

Pray tell - from where was the TT moved?
by aDave
Mon May 20, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Another day - another surprise
Replies: 2
Views: 709

Re: Another day - another surprise

Update... ...but the same title applies. For those of you who thought that I missed something during the dis-assembly...you are correct. What I thought was a "stout" piece of fabric running from the 2nd bow - at the end of the brass ribbon - all the way back to the last bow, is really a thin piece o...
by aDave
Sat May 18, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Another day - another surprise
Replies: 2
Views: 709

Another day - another surprise

New day - new lesson for me. Many probably knew this...sure surprised me... Due to an accident many years ago, the superstructure on my 1915 Touring suffered some damage...(driven into a too low garage with the top up by a relative of a former owner)....it was artfully repaired and lasted many years...
by aDave
Sat May 18, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: My visit with Miss Montana in Camp Verde
Replies: 5
Views: 1247

Re: My visit with Miss Montana in Camp Verde

And for those of us who choose to not use that nefarious means of communication?????

(I guess we must do without).
by aDave
Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Spark plug tire inflator
Replies: 9
Views: 1059

Spark plug tire inflator

Tire inflator using engine compression...$50.00 plus shipping..

https://post.craigslist.org/manage/6857 ... go=display

addufo(at)gmail.com
by aDave
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Left out in the cold
Replies: 11
Views: 1665

Re: Left out in the cold

In the "what worked for me dept." , I offer: Awhile back I was also being blocked from accessing the site - maybe due to my Norton protection. I had the MTFCA site "bookmarked", so I was always clicking on that and it USED to open up for me...then, as I said, awhile back, it would not open. What wor...
by aDave
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Wheel Spoke Press Instructions
Replies: 4
Views: 705

Re: Wheel Spoke Press Instructions

Is thee problem that you have no PC at home?
If so, try the local Public Library...use their computer, access this site, this thread and print out the diagram.
Might get to you faster than having someone "snail mail" you a copy.
Just a thought...
by aDave
Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Cost to get an engine and transmission rebuilt
Replies: 55
Views: 5118

Re: Cost to get an engine and transmission rebuilt

To each his own... "Your marbles, you get so set the rules"... and other thoughts. The fact remains that each of us are different, and many of us have different ideas of "fun" in owning a T. Sure, there are those who enjoy jumping out of a perfectly good airplane (hopefully with a backpack that open...
by aDave
Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: I'm chasing the [quote] posting problem
Replies: 1
Views: 424

Re: I'm chasing the [quote] posting problem

"What am I going to do w/ all this newly found free time now?"

I (along with many others, I am sure) hope that the above quoted statement turns out to be T R U E
by aDave
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Could be FORD ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1437

Re: Could be FORD ?

Fascinating...good reading for a cold, rainy day!
Thanks for the link Mike...

AND

Herm - if you see this, thanks for posting it!
by aDave
Wed Mar 27, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Could be FORD ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1437

Re: Could be FORD ?

...the one "chugging along" that is
by aDave
Wed Mar 27, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Could be FORD ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1437

Could be FORD ?

A respected investment adviser said this about investing in companies: " “....about 3,000 automobile companies have existed in the United States” and that of the remaining 3, one was bailed out, one was bought out and only one is still chugging along on its own." I had previously read that there wer...
by aDave
Sat Mar 23, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Another Museum Auction
Replies: 2
Views: 461

Re: Another Museum Auction

by aDave
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Problems with forum
Replies: 8
Views: 1354

Re: Problems with forum

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It sure is nice that we have some knowledgeable Admin people who have the willpower (AND time and dedication) to take on this enemy!

May the Force be with you!
by aDave
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Problems with forum
Replies: 8
Views: 1354

Re: Problems with forum

Thanks all for the dedication.

Sure is nasty that people do bad things (hacking)....glad that you admin people fix it.

Dave
by aDave
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: HACKERS... again
Replies: 30
Views: 2377

Re: HACKERS... again

4:00 A. M. ?

Boy, that is G R E A T dedication to "the cause"

Many thanks!!

Dave
by aDave
Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Coolant Recommendation
Replies: 45
Views: 3597

Re: Coolant Recommendation

There was quite a discussion about this a few years ago...came down to the quality of your tap water...not all water is as "pure' as the other person's...brown porcelain, green porcelain, mineral deposits around those faucets that leak "just a wee bit"., etc. So far, nothing as been said about the a...
by aDave
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Invited to an invatation only car show,
Replies: 9
Views: 1449

Re: Invited to an invatation only car show,

Bib Overalls, Donnie
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But then the shirt won't do.

Decisions - Decisions !
by aDave
Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 2d Gear Difficulty
Replies: 37
Views: 2993

Re: 2d Gear Difficulty

....."and refuses to smooth out in spite of feathering the clutch....."

Unless you like to change bands, that is a VERY BAD practice.

What Hal (and others has stated: ".... Matching engine speed to drivetrain speed is a technique that must be learned." is MOST important
by aDave
Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Need to relax
Replies: 9
Views: 1230

Re: Need to relax

Charlie, underneath the reply area on my screen, thee are two buttons...one says full editor.... I have a retention problem and I do not remember what the button to the right said. However, I clicked on the left hand button (full editor) and a different reply screen appeared. I wrote the words in th...
by aDave
Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Need to relax
Replies: 9
Views: 1230

Re: Need to relax

Hmmm,


I'll try a "click and drag"
by aDave
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OT What if...No more gas ?
Replies: 43
Views: 2785

Re: OT What if...No more gas ?

Won't happen. Can't generate enough electricity....the environmentalists don't want to burn fossil fuel to generate it - others don't want nuclear power - still more don't want hydro-power as the dams either flood pristine land or prevent the fish from travelling to spawning grounds. Don't forget th...
by aDave
Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Board temporarily unavailable ?
Replies: 57
Views: 3735

Re: Board temporarily unavailable ?

Works now in New Hampshire.

Thanks guys.

Also, awhile back someone posted to be sure that https:// precedes the website. That fixed a bunch of problems for me (unrelated to this past issue). I think Kep posted that...thanks Kep.

Cheers...cold up here now.
by aDave
Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Forum crashes - we know how to fix it!!!
Replies: 30
Views: 2593

Re: Forum crashes - we know how to fix it!!!

Kep,
MANY, MANY thanks for that...I have been having problems with different posts...each time I select one, my computer freezes for a few seconds....OR IT DID until I did what you suggest...
putting that https:// in front of the address has cured my problem!!
by aDave
Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Forum crashes - we know how to fix it!!!
Replies: 30
Views: 2593

Re: Forum crashes - we know how to fix it!!!

Me too, Jeff...have to log in each time I access the site after visiting another site. Unable to stay logged in after leaving.
by aDave
Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: License Plate pairs State of New Hampshire
Replies: 0
Views: 298

License Plate pairs State of New Hampshire

Will listen to offers from fellow Club members: https://nh.craigslist.org/pts/6805406270.html https://nh.craigslist.org/atq/d/contoocook-licene-plate-pair/6805405065.html https://nh.craigslist.org/atq/d/contoocook-license-plate-pair/6805401114.html either PM or eMail to addufo at geemail dot com (if...
by aDave
Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Sign of going winter stir crazy
Replies: 3
Views: 795

Re: Sign of going winter stir crazy

Clever !
by aDave
Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: MTFCA website and Forums finally have been upgraded!!
Replies: 7
Views: 636

Re: MTFCA website and Forums finally have been upgraded!!

And a "teaser" it was...
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by aDave
Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Forum crashes - we know how to fix it!!!
Replies: 30
Views: 2593

Re: Forum crashes - we know how to fix it!!!

Just wondering...is that a result of posting pictures with so many KB s ?

Would smaller picture sixze (in KBs, not inches) have prevented that?
by aDave
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Battery Condition Tester Hoyt Model 655
Replies: 1
Views: 428

Battery Condition Tester Hoyt Model 655

Dial face reads: "LOAD TEST" " BATTERY CONDITION" "REGULATOR TEST"
bought this for my tool collection...have moved (downsized due to too many birthdays) and have no room for these things.


$27.00 plus shipping
by aDave
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How to Add an Avatar Photo
Replies: 112
Views: 7052

Re: How to Add an Avatar Photo

Larry, I could be a smart aleck and just answer your question by saying "It's smaller", but that doesn't tell the whole story... Some say that an avatar is: "an icon or figure representing a particular person in video games, Internet forums, etc." which would seem to indicate that it is something wi...