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Posted September 05, 2015 - 09:13 PM

Hurry and get the snow blower done and put it on for the show LOL.


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Posted September 05, 2015 - 09:16 PM

I plan to take it, it will be on the trailer along with the deck. Old girl will be my event transportation.



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Posted September 05, 2015 - 09:44 PM

I plan to take it, it will be on the trailer along with the deck. Old girl will be my event transportation.


If you put it on, you can make it thru the crowds much easier. :smilewink:
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Posted September 05, 2015 - 10:11 PM

I think that would be scary, Here is a you tube I made sense I had to move all the GT's out so I could lower the blower housing. 

https://www.youtube....eature=youtu.be


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Posted September 05, 2015 - 10:53 PM

The Onan is my favorite too
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Posted September 06, 2015 - 03:26 AM

Great video!


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Posted September 07, 2015 - 06:46 PM

I have finished the sanding and painting on all the parts except items 39 and 66 which are still at the welders. I am letting the enamel harden while waiting on those parts. I did an inventory and I have all the parts except Item # 30, but I have a bar off the Jacobson edger that I should be able to make this bracket. The smell of drying paint and Nascar was the theme this weekend.    

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Posted September 07, 2015 - 07:02 PM

How long for enamel to harden in Texas on the first weekend of September?

Eight, ten hours?

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Posted September 07, 2015 - 07:07 PM

I've been letting parts set over night. They didn't have the cheep $1.00 quick drying brand I usually use so I had to get the $3.00 Premium. Other than the long drying time, It seems to be a higher quality paint, and takes less coats to get a good shine.

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Posted September 12, 2015 - 04:06 PM

Picked up the two parts from the welder last Tuesday. Been hand sanding and cleaning most of the week, the auger is a pain to sand but got it done. Working on the last couple coats of paint, and assembly will begin tomorrow. 

 

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Posted September 13, 2015 - 04:49 PM

We finished up the snow blower today. Bring-It-On!. Only issue is storage for just the Old Girl and her accessories now.

 

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Posted September 13, 2015 - 05:00 PM

That looks great, Larry! Hopefully all it will see is tumbleweeds! If you get measurable snow, I'm hurting up here!


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Posted September 13, 2015 - 05:37 PM

Thanks Kenny, hopefully it will only see "Shows" and not Texas "Snows".


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Posted September 15, 2015 - 05:58 PM

Larry, here is the lift I told you about today. $75.00. Let me know if you need contact info.

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Posted September 15, 2015 - 07:08 PM

Larry, here is the lift I told you about today. $75.00. Let me know if you need contact info.

That's a good price I was told they are worth $150 with the center piece.


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