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    The rudder

    That rudder is from the aircraft carrier Midway. Rudders coming into the shop had the bore built up with weld. How they did that I don't really know. I don't think we used carbide because of the...
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    Jackie...Is the Le Blond the same one you...

    Jackie...Is the Le Blond the same one you replaced the headstock bearings in?

    Mort
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    2312823129 Jackie, Great pic that brought...

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    Jackie,
    Great pic that brought back memories of the shipyard. If you did it on this floor mill ,and I BET YOU COULD...that would be some serious overkill !

    Mort
  4. Modified Pan

    Al

    Was that pan done inhouse or farmed out?....Looks pretty neat.

    Mort
  5. Laptop Tuning

    Al
    The laptop thing is really cool, but if you need a backup system I can send you one of my files for dressing points.....I'm always here to help.

    Mort
  6. Thread: 8x57 J vs JS

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    .318 Mauser

    Buffalo Arms has .318 bullets for a shade less than 50cents a pop in lots of 100. not cheap but how often do you plan on shooting the rifle? I Will keep snooping.....meanwhile good luck on your...
  7. Thread: Armistice Day

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    Gas WW1

    The small house we lived in when moving to a small logging town, was previously owned by an elderly couple. The husband had been gassed in France and had passed away. His wife told us he had been...
  8. AA/gas dragster

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    Two brother's from the Bay Area ran this car. We knew them so my son had a photo op. At the time he would back off when I fired up the Gasser ,so we moved him when they fired up the rail....
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    Marine Birthday

    I'm still in touch with some of the friends I made there. We call each other around the holidays just checking in. We are gettng up in years.

    K 4 11, A 1 12, K 4 11 59 to 63.

    Mort
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    Bill

    I''m not sure I understand your post.....Jackie has no reason to cry about anything, so what part is appliable here?

    Mort
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    Living The Life

    Jackie

    Just saw your accommodations in Vegas.......reminds me of the Marine barracks I sometimes used too sleep in. When I made Cpl. I moved into the NCO quarters where I had a single bunk, two...
  12. 1966 Corvette

    The picture got lost in the shuffle going to try again.
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  13. Our 63 at Lake Tahoe

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    This was many.many moons ago.

    Al- I know there are ups and downs but you have the right attitude.....perseverance.

    It wasn't the ski season yet but we got a little snow the night...
  14. 53/54 Corvette

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    This is a buddy from school. I was home on leave with no wheels and he drove my future wife and around. It wasn't made for 3 people so it was real cozy....that was good because he didn't...
  15. 57 Chevy

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    The wife and I went down the Calif. coast for our 5th anniversary. I think this was near Monteray. The car was really cherry and the only issue was a vibration from the dash when you cranked...
  16. That is one happy kid ! What does the double...

    That is one happy kid !

    What does the double A mean ? Haven't seen it before in a stock class.

    Nice photos Al

    Mort
  17. 22923 A high school friend and his project...

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    A high school friend and his project 33/34 Ford. The flat head that was removed is on the floor. I don't remember what motor was planned for the car but he had a log manifold for it. I...
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    The older Redfield scopes and mounts are very...

    The older Redfield scopes and mounts are very good.
    Good luck hunting.

    Mort
  19. Insanity?

    Sometimes it's only thing that keeps us sane. During the Vietnam war when it seemed like the world was taking a major dump, cars and racing kept my head above water. Gave me chance to focus on...
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    Flooding

    Jackie

    Being a long time resident, has the frequency of these events increased?

    Mort
  21. Q-Jet

    Good eye Al. I got the carb from Bob.....He swears by them. Besides that it was rebuilt and free.

    Mort
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    Spectators...will this thing really start? It's a small logging town and everyone knows what I was working on.

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    The crew that stayed and hung out after we got it running....
  23. Dave Good to hear from you. Wondered why you...

    Dave
    Good to hear from you. Wondered why you hadn't posted something about your meet. If your on the mend its all good.

    Mort
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    Al I take it you like Garrison Keilor ...

    Al

    I take it you like Garrison Keilor

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    This is what happens you plow a field on drugs. ...

    This is what happens you plow a field on drugs.

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