I wanna go back to bed.
I woke up at 930 still tired...
Then we loafed around a bit. At 11 we all loaded up in the BlueOx to take the trailer full of scrap to the scrap yard. We pulled out of the driveway and I noticed a flat on the trailer. So back to the back yard for some air.
Then we got to the scrap yard.
There was an old guy unloading when we got there and it appeared it was going to take him 3 months to do so. I got out and helped him.
When he left and I started to back up on the big steel plates that you unload on some genius came roaring back beside me and tried to cut me off. I kept on backing up so that he had to pull forward and then pull off in the scrap pile to back up. I hope he got a flat for being a jerk.
One we had our money we headed off to the BBI to see about bearings. They had a bearing and had a seal that was close. HE said that the number for the seal was on the missing piece of rubber. For a whopping $12 including 3 drinks and a bag of chips we left.
I decided to try the other bearing shop down in Gastonia. They didn't have anything and he told me that the KYK bearing I had was far inferior to the FAFNIR that came out of it. I thought these things over on the way home.
We stopped by the day old bread store on the way home. When I pulled all 50 feet of truck and trailer in the parking lot an old man came barreling backwards around a corner in a Chevy Impala. Since the trailer was still out in the highway I couldn't go anywhere. He kept coming back despite my laying on the horn. Then he kept pointing backwards to tell me to back up. I don't think the car that was behind my trailer would have liked that too much. Finally the woman in the car convinced him to pull into a parking spot and out of the way. So he pulled halfway in and was still blocking half the drive. I wound up driving over the curb to get around him. He left it like that and went in.
Once we got home Heath went to bed. Steph started taking the doors off the Fridge I got her yesterday. I went and swapped parts in my Etank then put the steering bushings in the 05 Craftsman.
Once Steph had the doors off she went in and moved the old fridge and then we carted the new one in. As she was switching everything from old to new it started to look rather nasty outside so we ran out and pulled the stove in. Just in time too. It started to rain 5 minutes later.
After it stopped I went out to the mailbox and got the other (wrong) seal for the FF and the fuel tank bushing for the Craftsman.
She was determined to swap everything over herself so I came in the office and got to doing some research on the bearings.
Here is the collection I have now. The original one is in the middle.
As I sat here I remembered the errant piece of rubber I pulled out of the pump. I went out and got it, sure enough the seal number was on it. I put on my reading glasses and wrote the number down. I couldnt find anything so I called Steph's 25 year old eyeballs in the room. I wrote down NGK ABG898E. She saw NOK AB898E. It was a direct hit. http://mibearings.com had them in stock. So I ordered one and got a good Timkin bearing (FAFNIR 204PP4)f or a total of $50. Cheap enough if they last as long as the others did.
Then Graham came over and helped me get the old stove and fridge out of the house and into the shop. We just made it back inside when it started to pour again.
I am waiting on a phone call to go to Charlote and get a disassembled JD 300. He said he may be off work late. Actually in Charlotte later is better because of traffic.