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#1 DH1 OFFLINE  

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Posted August 10, 2011 - 10:45 PM

I never seem to have enough time to get stuff done I want or I have too much stuff to do for the time I have???

To Do List

-Fix the frame on the 3wheeler, my main grass cutter.
-Fix up the MF14 I just got, get the snow blower on it make sure it all works.
-Try to get the MF8Hydro running and see what works and doesn't.
-Restore the MF16 and get a 3 point lift for it.
-Install a motor in 1 of the Mf12H, get it in good working order with a mower deck and snow blower on it.
-Restore the MF12G, get a mower deck and snow blower on it all in good working order
-Fix the lights and charging circuit on the other MF12Hydra.
-Fix the oil leak and build a quieter muffler for the 66MF1o.
-Finish the Modified Massey 8 project.
-Finish the Homemade Electric Mower Deck and get it mounted on the Electric Sears.
-Replace the motor on the Electric Sears with a better more durable one.
-Try out some more attachments on the Electric Massey.
-Get some gauges on the Electric Massey.
-Sharpen, check over, fix up the 2 sets of Reel Gang mowers.
-Go though, fix, rebuild all the loose mower decks, must 5 of them.
-Check, fix and get working all 5 of the snow-blowers I have.
-Rebuild the 1 MF650, 38" wide tiller.
-Go through all the old GT parts I have, fix, paint the good stuff.
-Finish the Farmall Cub.
-Go though all 4 of the JD300, 316Kohlers fix and restore what I can.
-Replace the clutch in the Ford 1 ton.
-Paint the Suzuki Sidekick plus replace the exhaust and brakes.
-plus all the normal household stuff.
-plus ???
O I almost forgot, go to work 6 days a week 55 to 60hrs.

I need to get off the computer, go to the garage and get some stuff done.

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Posted August 11, 2011 - 04:31 AM

Doug, that's a pretty long list. Shouldn't take more than a year or two to complete.:bigrofl:

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Posted August 11, 2011 - 04:44 AM

Doug,I bet I could beat that list.:D

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Posted August 11, 2011 - 05:24 AM

I think it's great Doug that you have that much you want to do. I laugh at guys that can retire but say " I'll be bored " so they keep working ! Your like me , if I retired today I still would never get everything done I wanted to , Al

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Posted August 11, 2011 - 09:05 PM

I hear that, hard to get everything done in a day that you want to. Hell, somedays its just hard to get motivated lol.

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Posted August 11, 2011 - 09:15 PM

Don't know about others but Retirement ain't golden years but rusty ones, Seams like the GET UP AND GO have got up and went. My list gets longer everyday.

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Posted August 11, 2011 - 10:50 PM

Nice list. I hope you get it all done. Time is a luxury, or so I heard once.

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Posted August 12, 2011 - 06:56 AM

Doug, I feel for ya.
Recently, Dad and I started cleaning out the lower Garage. It has 50 years of "round-to-it" stuff in there. Plus 9 old Farm Tractors. 7 of which we will probably never get restored. Only one is a non-runner tho. We did manage to get them that far before family stuff happened and we parked them.

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Posted August 12, 2011 - 07:07 AM

Doug, I know the feeling. Things have been piling up all summer and I keep adding 'new stuff' into the mix. Should be done with the remodel job by Labor Day! Hate to loose the extra money, but will be happy to be able to work on my list some.

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Posted August 12, 2011 - 07:20 AM

I feel for ya too Doug, I wish there was a way to get more free time to do the things one wants to do. I got a pretty good list too and I don't see it shrinking anytime soon.

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Posted August 12, 2011 - 01:47 PM

That sure is a list Doug.
Well at least, you won't be getting bored any time soon.

How about putting a coin operated power supply on the computor. Good way to fund the hobby.

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Posted August 12, 2011 - 01:53 PM

Doug, I don't even have enough time to do half to 3/4 of what I have to get done to make my living, much less what I want to get done. I have a list of "wants" at least as long as yours, so rest assured, you DO have company! I usually work 6 days a week, but silage time is upon me, so heading to having only 1 day off every 2 weeks for a while.

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Posted August 12, 2011 - 04:42 PM

I retired at 57 (3.5 years ago) and it shouldn't more than 20 years before I'm caught up. First I'm going to have to quit dragging more good deals home.
Boy am I having fun!:yelclap:

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Posted August 12, 2011 - 05:47 PM

I guess were all in the same boat in our own situations,
Man it be nice to win the lottery.

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Posted August 12, 2011 - 06:00 PM

man it be nice to win the lottery.


You got that right! But don't I have to buy lottery tickets to do that? LOL Never bought a single ticket. Just scratch-offs, and none of them for several years now.





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