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Non Mustang Work

Discussion in 'Non Mustang General Discussion' started by janschutz, May 8, 2017.

  1. tarafied1

    tarafied1 Well-Known Member

    I'm home from Europe for a couple days. I have to go to Tampa and maybe Ft Worth but I did get the AC installed in my 72 Chevy for the Power Tour. (sliding rear window) and I changed all three U-Joints. The front one one was missing all the needle bearings! I also put a new carrier bearing on it (again). That's three in five years. Changed the oil and put a new fuel sending unit in the tank I got from Bill from his 67. So it is ready for the Power Tour. Now If I get time I will work on the 67 but I'm not pulling a Terry so if I can't get it done then I drive the Chevy.
    sliding window.jpg IMG_3595.jpg
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  2. janschutz

    janschutz Corn Hauler

    If you go to Ft. Worth, Let me know and maybe we can meet up!
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  3. tarafied1

    tarafied1 Well-Known Member

    I will!
  4. Horseplay

    Horseplay Well-Known Member

    Sleep is way overrated, Craig. Git 'er done!
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  5. janschutz

    janschutz Corn Hauler

    Got the linseed oil and have give the first coat to the handle. It really brings out the grain.
    My next tool project. The head is loose and the handle has a split. I might be able to save the handle but do not know yet.
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  6. janschutz

    janschutz Corn Hauler

    Yesterday was wash one of the tractors day. I first mowed the northwest 20 then I power washed the John Deer.

  7. 3175375

    3175375 Well-Known Member

    That is a nice looking tractor. Just finishing the John Deere Classic golf tournament, it would have fit right in.
  8. janschutz

    janschutz Corn Hauler

    Thanks, this weekend I need to do the maintenance on the wife's Kubota. The work never ends...
  9. 3175375

    3175375 Well-Known Member

    Keeps you out of Trouble. Right, Laurie?
  10. msell66

    msell66 Burning Fossil Fuels Donator

    Didn't you mean Francis?
  11. chaser012001

    chaser012001 66 408w, TKO600 coupe...in progress

    I loaded 200 rounds of 6.5x47 lapua. That surely doesnt count as mustang work :-D
  12. 3175375

    3175375 Well-Known Member

    I rode my bicycle. Does that count?
  13. 3175375

    3175375 Well-Known Member

    I'm going to be in Richardson this coming Tue-Thu. How far is that?
  14. janschutz

    janschutz Corn Hauler

    I work in Plano, TX. That is the city just north of Richardson. Let me know when you are available and we can meet up.
  15. janschutz

    janschutz Corn Hauler

    I got tired of losing my maul in the leaves. Cleaned it up painted it and sharpened it.

    (before and after pics)
    Maul 001.jpg Maul002.jpg

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  16. Grabber70Mach

    Grabber70Mach Well-Known Member

    Isn't that a wedge? I always thought mails had handles. Nice either way.

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  17. RapidRabbit

    RapidRabbit Well-Known Member

    I finally got around to installing my deicer on my dock. It helps to keep the water circulating. The channel gets pretty funky in the summer!

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  18. janschutz

    janschutz Corn Hauler

    You are right (had a huge brain fart) My maul is still on the work bench needing a new handle.
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  19. 3175375

    3175375 Well-Known Member

    Nothing like a good piece of Hickory

  20. tarafied1

    tarafied1 Well-Known Member

    Finally some time at home. Tore down an old wooden swing set jungle gym thingy. Hauled the wood off and leveled the ground. Had some gravel dumped. Leveled that, and started building one of those cheapie metal sheds.

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