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  1. 40 Ford

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    "She's like a one-eyed cat, sleeping in a seafood store"

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    I know Eric is not a Blues singer by trade but...

    I know Eric is not a Blues singer by trade but when he chooses to do so he nails it.

    Try Howling Wolf, Mother Guitar Hubbard, Jimmy Reed, Lightning Hopkins, Muddy Waters etc. Idoubt you will find...
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    Morons

    That was so corney I had to laff.

    I have a lot of blues records from the fifties..Eric Clapton does a good job when he plays a blues song.... Check out his"Unplugged" CD.

    Mort
  4. 22566 Distributer timing. 22567 ...

    22566 Distributer timing.

    22567 Shucks! One more time

    22568 It's all good. The converted drum stove will blow you out of the garage in the winter. In the shop portion I have an...
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    I guess I'm a 10 percenter. Mort

    I guess I'm a 10 percenter.

    Mort
  6. Thread: for Coots....

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    Logging

    Al,
    I made a lot of friends in the logging business and two of them were seriously injured. There were the Mortensen brothers that called me cousin Mort. They were sen instead of son...whatever....
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    Al A 6 log load has to be pretty good these...

    Al
    A 6 log load has to be pretty good these days. Do you bid on timber or just the haul ?

    Mcoulgh used to make chainsaws for large timber....big on bottom end but heavy by later standards. We...
  8. Thread: Uh oh?

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    Oil

    The only time I have smelled oil is when fireing a stored gun I didn't run a swab thru.

    Mort
  9. Finishing 350 Assembly For 40 Ford

    This is in the shop portion of my garage.
    Mort

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  10. 22549 You can see here how close everything...

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    You can see here how close everything is. Used wood round stock between the joints and firewall getting started.
  11. Thread: for Coots....

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    Photo scale

    You're right Al, USGS Quad Map Scale 1:2000 equal 2.64 inches per mile. If the photo height from the plane is correct you can take ortho (veg. type) photos and lay them right over a quad map. The...
  12. 22547 Al, This is my buddy Bob's ( ex cop, ex...

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    Al,
    This is my buddy Bob's ( ex cop, ex Machinist ) K/SA Poncho. He won class at the Indy Nationals afew years back. He had a SS/I Camaro when he mooned us in L.A.

    Mort
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    Al Pretty sure I f.ound your place....was going...

    Al
    Pretty sure I f.ound your place....was going to check it out again today but your map disappered.

    We didn't weigh timber. It was scaled ( measured for volume ) at scaling stations or the mill...
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    Scales

    Al, We use scales for hauling timber to get volume,and weight if hauling rock on county roads with structure and weight limitations.

    The air photos you show here look like 1/2000 which are what I...
  15. Old Cars Wood Parts

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    The firewall on the 40 is gloss black and some areas are picking up reflected light from the floor. It looks a little strange but you can still see the wooden...
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    The video

    That's a great video..I watch it in the morning with my coffee.Good for a laff and a way to start the day.

    Mort
  17. Thread: cool font?

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    I Like it. Mort

    I Like it.

    Mort
  18. My Old Gasser

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    My Gasser at Bakersfield. It was owned by Shawn Steele who went with a 350 small block and replaced the Olds/Pontiac rear with a 9 inch Ford. The slower gassers were dead and many moved...
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    Shooting Limestone

    Dave,

    We also had Limestone for which we always used a crusher. The off white material made for a nice road surface.

    One of the local guys was a gold miner (rock not placer) so he knew how to...
  20. Thread: cool font?

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    Al You walk to the beat of a different drum...

    Al

    You walk to the beat of a different drum and your choice of font reflects that.:) But hey...opinions are like a..holes .Everybody has one.

    Mort
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    Guns

    Al,


    When it comes to guns and ownership requirements/restrictions we are all on the same page. Not sure what I could add here.

    Mort
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    Hey Dave If they are getting 10,000 hours on...

    Hey Dave

    If they are getting 10,000 hours on the equipment every three years I wouldn't complain. I would find an appropriate depreciation schedule so I could write it off. On logging equipment,...
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    Crp

    Al, what is left of the Mortenson homestead in Minnesota is covered by CRP.

    Mort
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    Acronyms

    Good to hear from you Dave,

    I used a lot of acronyms when corresponding with folks who were familiar with it.If you wern't in the loop you were lost ,but I comtinued to use them out of habit.
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    Crp

    Dave, What is CRP?

    Mort
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