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Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 08-06-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 177
Posted By MercuryMac
Really good idea, Dutch. When my few hammers...

Really good idea, Dutch.
When my few hammers and dollies are spread all over the floor and I catch myself secretly thinking I need more of everything when I have a mess as it is, I now see that I...
Forum: Builds! 08-06-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,720
Posted By MercuryMac
Congratulations to you both. Now, if we can...

Congratulations to you both.

Now, if we can only talk you into cutting the honeymoon short so we can watch more of your building, we'll be happy.
Forum: Tractors 08-06-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,677
Posted By MercuryMac
Thank you Soltz. I unloaded all of the pieces...

Thank you Soltz.
I unloaded all of the pieces without scarring very much paint and got it in the shop. It's starting to look like a tractor already.
Forum: Builds! 08-05-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 95,658
Posted By MercuryMac
Dozerman, you're making me rethink my decision to...

Dozerman, you're making me rethink my decision to 'cheep-out' and not bath the block and replace the cam bearings, in an old Dodge engine that I'm doing.
Good on ya!
Forum: Tractors 08-04-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,677
Posted By MercuryMac
My sandblaster guy phoned to say he was done with...

My sandblaster guy phoned to say he was done with the Ferguson. He did a lovely job. Here is the load of tractor that I brought home.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 07-25-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 21,466
Posted By MercuryMac
Thank you Doc, for your contribution to this...

Thank you Doc, for your contribution to this picture, --- and Thank you, Dozer, for your contribution also. This is an overwhelming car. Congratulations!
Forum: Tractors 07-24-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,677
Posted By MercuryMac
I took the poor little tractor to the sandblaster...

I took the poor little tractor to the sandblaster today. In the picture there is an old sleeping bag spread over the hood and then tied down.
Forum: Tractors 07-23-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,677
Posted By MercuryMac
I loaded all of the pieces on the trailer today....

I loaded all of the pieces on the trailer today. Tomorrow I'll take the whole load to the sandblaster.
After a really hard rain storm I headed out to town to A&W to the car show.
Forum: Builds! 07-23-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 95,658
Posted By MercuryMac
I gotta agree with all the guys, Dozer, that's a...

I gotta agree with all the guys, Dozer, that's a dang nice car, any way you look at it.
Forum: Tractors 07-23-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,677
Posted By MercuryMac
The hood is done now and painted on the inside....

The hood is done now and painted on the inside. It's ready to go to the sandblaster/painter with the rest of the tractor to get brightened up.
Forum: Builds! 07-23-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 95,658
Posted By MercuryMac
You constantly inspire us with your 'thinking...

You constantly inspire us with your 'thinking outside the box', Dozer. The bubble is so cool.
I had to cover my wiper motor too, but it was sticking out a little bit more. It worked out that the...
Forum: Tractors 07-20-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,677
Posted By MercuryMac
Anyhow I've been pickin' away at the body work on...

Anyhow I've been pickin' away at the body work on this hood. The top is done and one side is done.
Forum: Builds! 07-20-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 23,586
Posted By MercuryMac
A bit more hammer welding went into this fender,...

A bit more hammer welding went into this fender, and then I even added some body filler. I'm pretty sure I'm done now.
Forum: Tractors 07-18-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,677
Posted By MercuryMac
There is an IH 'working resto' in my future...

There is an IH 'working resto' in my future already. It's about ten years newer than yours, a 674. She needsa' new seat, new steering wheel, emergency brake, and working gauges. All this work will...
Forum: Tractors 07-18-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,677
Posted By MercuryMac
Ha, good question, but this hood was beat on with...

Ha, good question, but this hood was beat on with an ax which might be worse than 'great white hunters' shooting at 'treasures'.
Forum: Builds! 07-17-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 23,586
Posted By MercuryMac
I did a wee bit more hammer welding on the...

I did a wee bit more hammer welding on the drivers fender today, even though I told you I was done with that side.
Forum: Tractors 07-17-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,677
Posted By MercuryMac
Thank you 28. More sanding and body filling...

Thank you 28.
More sanding and body filling today, so now the top of the hood is in etch primer waiting for a coat of high-build primer and some light sanding. That still leaves the finishing up on...
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself! 07-17-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,061
Posted By MercuryMac
Welcome to Undead Sleds, from northern Alberta. ...

Welcome to Undead Sleds, from northern Alberta.
I just finished a '36 a few years ago, so I will be watching.
Forum: Tractors 07-11-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,677
Posted By MercuryMac
The three point hitch needed attention, so today...

The three point hitch needed attention, so today I attended it. The non-adjustable lift arm was bent so I straightened it. Now, the adjustable side lift arm was seized up in three places, bent in two...
Forum: Builds! 07-11-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 70,128
Posted By MercuryMac
I agree, That's magic! Thanks for the...

I agree, That's magic!
Thanks for the tutorial, ZZ.
Forum: Tractors 07-11-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,677
Posted By MercuryMac
Thanks for the encouragement, Guys.

Thanks for the encouragement, Guys.
Forum: Interior Q&A, photos etc! 07-10-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By MercuryMac
I vote with Skip on this one. That way you keep...

I vote with Skip on this one.
That way you keep the old time look.
But then I like fiddling around with weird stuff, wasting time.
Forum: Tractors 07-10-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,677
Posted By MercuryMac
I got caught up on yardwork today and some...

I got caught up on yardwork today and some tractor work. The sandblasting is done on the hood, more body filler applied, more sanding body filler off, and the inside of the hood is primed.
Guys,...
Forum: Builds! 07-10-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,813
Posted By MercuryMac
I agree with the good Dr. on this one, and I'm of...

I agree with the good Dr. on this one, and I'm of Scottish decent.

Good Deal, Stick.
Forum: Tractors 07-10-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,677
Posted By MercuryMac
Thanks 28. I did some more sandblasting on the...

Thanks 28.
I did some more sandblasting on the hood, applied some body filler, and did more panel beating around the light pedestals.
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