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#76 larryd OFFLINE  

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Posted May 13, 2013 - 11:53 AM

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Posted May 13, 2013 - 03:11 PM

Glad to see you back Don! After the first couple days I got worried. A few more days and I checked your site. Then I saw the pictures and figured you where away. Can't wait for this to resume!
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Posted May 14, 2013 - 10:05 AM

We had a great vacation and it was a nice break from the workshop . Today I am back in the shop and it feels great !!


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Posted May 16, 2013 - 06:54 AM

Working on sanding and  grinding the welds and doing the body work on the first dozen or so parts.

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Posted May 22, 2013 - 03:58 PM

I have the other parts all sanded and working on the hood. One more week of fabricating the rest of the parts and it will be getting close to painting. :camera:

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Posted May 22, 2013 - 07:15 PM

I may have  missed a post but what are you using for a complete drivetrain?

 

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Posted May 23, 2013 - 01:22 AM

Looking very good Don!  :thumbs:


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Posted May 23, 2013 - 09:20 AM



I may have  missed a post but what are you using for a complete drivetrain?

 

larryd

 

Larry, Don's original thread on the beginning fab, stretched a stock Stenier tractor, added wheel and tins.....

 

http://gardentractor...re/#entry290843


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Posted May 23, 2013 - 07:05 PM

Hello Don,

 

I am glad you had a great vacation and it is also nice to see the project back under way, It is sure looking nice !!

 

Would you mind telling us where you purchased the tires from and what brand they are ?? I like them and I am having so thoughts of modding my 430 !!


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Posted May 24, 2013 - 06:42 PM

Don,
I'm new here, but I am watching this thread and am very interested in seeing this project come along.

Keep up the great work!!
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Posted May 26, 2013 - 06:13 PM

I should get the parts primed next week , also should get exhaust system to the big vertical pipe all welded together this week. I'll post the next photo when the parts are primed.


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Posted May 27, 2013 - 05:01 PM

Today I got half of the parts primed and i did get all the tubing welded together for the new exhaust system . :camera:

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Posted May 29, 2013 - 08:21 PM

I got the exhaust system painted black , got the engine hood primed . Also got the left side rims painted yellow and the half of the frame and engine painted green. Slowly taking shape. :camera:

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Posted May 29, 2013 - 09:00 PM

The little paint on it now is really making it look good!


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Posted June 03, 2013 - 10:27 AM

Assembling the first black parts on the mini JD today . :camera:

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