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    That doesn't strike me as being funny. Mort

    That doesn't strike me as being funny.

    Mort
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    Thanks Hunter. The wife and I put over 50K on the...

    Thanks Hunter. The wife and I put over 50K on the car attending runs and car shows. We had a great time....lots of memories.

    Mort
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    Bob, These are some of the cars I have owned over the years. We both share an appreciation for mid-year Corvettes. ...
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    Car Guys

    Nice sleeper Al, and I bet it sounds good too. I'm sure you NEED to step down on it now and then. Go for it!

    Mort
  5. Thread: Hey guys

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    25572 This guy was the driver of our prime...

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    This guy was the driver of our prime mover for the 105 Howitzer. He was a fun and laidback guy who could less about conforming. He never went to the brig but made Pvt 3 times. On a...
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    Guys used to steal Tabasco from the mess hall to...

    Guys used to steal Tabasco from the mess hall to use on the " C Rations ". Nothing in there to cover the taste but you got a little pack of cigarettes which was a good trade item.

    Mort
  7. I know you also had to do your part but that is a...

    I know you also had to do your part but that is a great group....fair piece of lumber too.

    Mort
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    Jackie, as always I really enjoy your info and...

    Jackie, as always I really enjoy your info and photos that show what machinist work entails when working in a shipyard.

    I did some work on ship shafting and rudders in the shop but never touched...
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    Yaaa...Shure ting. Mort

    Yaaa...Shure ting.

    Mort
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    I like the thumbs up. Mort

    I like the thumbs up.

    Mort
  11. Al, I appreciate a thread I can participate in....

    Al, I appreciate a thread I can participate in. It's all good.

    Mort
  12. Accurate 30-06

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    This is a FN 30-06 that belonged to my father. It's a Mauser action with a High Standard chrome lined barrel. These were sold by Sears' which is where he purchased it...
  13. Thread: In My Tool Box

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    i Know Jackie used calipers enough to be...

    i Know Jackie used calipers enough to be comfortable with them on close measurements. I never was unless there was plenty of material to remove and I would check against a ruler. On a bore a 1 to 12...
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    25372 Al, I made this for the chuck key. It's...

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    Al, I made this for the chuck key. It's right at eye level and I don't have to look for it.

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  15. My most accurate factory rifle is a Remington 722...

    My most accurate factory rifle is a Remington 722 .222. I glassed the action with a kit from Herter's and adjusted the trigger. That's all it took to shoot a .560 5 shot group from a bench.

    Mort
  16. The important thing is you enjoyed your project...

    The important thing is you enjoyed your project and how it turned out. Nothing else really matters. Opinions are like a..holes.....everybody has one.

    Mort
  17. I'm sure your wife wouldn't mind one in your...

    I'm sure your wife wouldn't mind one in your front yard,or maybe out back somewhere. Some of these engines were mounted on narrow gage flatcars for logging. Not sure how that assembly would pass...
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    Al, it took a while to figure out what rules...

    Al, it took a while to figure out what rules what...where is my cup?.
  19. Jackie, I would never question your ability as a...

    Jackie, I would never question your ability as a true craftsman, but after looking at your latest photo for a couple of days...I don't like the brass. To me it doesn't fit the rest of it. What was...
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    I don't know anything about mainsprings but this...

    I don't know anything about mainsprings but this has been a good read !

    Mort
  21. Back in the day they used Steam Donkeys for...

    Back in the day they used Steam Donkeys for logging in the Pacific Northwest. As their use declined they were often just left out in the woods. I was told it would be hard to find one with a...
  22. Thread: In My Tool Box

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    Butch, the other publication is from...

    Butch, the other publication is from Prentice-Hall, first published in 1945 until 1980 something. They are still available online pretty cheap. Ignore the bidding sites if you decide to look for one....
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    2531425315 When I was buying tools and getting...

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    When I was buying tools and getting started, the salesman said I would need the Machinery Handbook as it was the Bible. I was hesitant because of the price but went ahead with the...
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    I haven't seen that attachment until now...pretty...

    I haven't seen that attachment until now...pretty trick. I have a Starret196B with a wiggler I think those are pretty common.

    Mort

    I bet Jackie has stuff you would only find in an antique store.
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    Fred, I really hear you, really hear you. Hang in...

    Fred, I really hear you, really hear you. Hang in there.
    Mort
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