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Forum: The "BS" Lounge Yesterday, 07:41 AM
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Posted By Torchie
Have a Great Birthday !! Torchie

Have a Great Birthday !!
Torchie
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 09-24-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 52,183
Posted By Torchie
LOL. Way to many years being a Chef and employer...

LOL. Way to many years being a Chef and employer , Crank.
Picked up the rental and got the estimate back on the car. Just waiting to hear from the other drivers ins company as to if they will total...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 09-24-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 52,183
Posted By Torchie
Here you go, OI. Got the...

Here you go, OI.






Got the trailer out of the woods and up in front of the shop this morning.
I also worked on the chine caps for both sides.
These are 2 piece now so I made a scarf...
Forum: Builds! 09-23-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 402
Posted By Torchie
From a reformed flathead guy. I have seen...

From a reformed flathead guy.
I have seen cracks like that before. Sometimes they are repairable.
The main areas for cracks are on the surface of the block between the valves.
I've known guys that...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 09-23-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 52,183
Posted By Torchie
Thanks all. I will be happy to see it leave....

Thanks all.
I will be happy to see it leave. Dozer. Now the question is when.:eek:
The same way it came in Bill. Right side up on a trailer.:D
I'm set up to flip it. Here is some pics of when I...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 09-22-2020, 04:41 PM
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Views: 52,183
Posted By Torchie
2nd coat.:D Paper pulled.[cl Must be...

2nd coat.:D
Paper pulled.[cl
Must be done.:eek::cool:
Torchie
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 09-21-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 52,183
Posted By Torchie
These bottoms get way more coatings then they did...

These bottoms get way more coatings then they did back when they were built OI.:eek:
Here are some pics of the bottom once the paint had flashed. Better idea of the true copper color.
I'm not real...
Forum: Builds! 09-21-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 41,974
Posted By Torchie
[cl [cl :D :D :cool: :cool: [P [P [P Torchie

[cl [cl :D :D :cool: :cool:
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Torchie
Forum: Builds! 09-21-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 560
Posted By Torchie
:D [cl :cool: :cool: :cool: Really good to see...

:D [cl :cool: :cool: :cool:
Really good to see you back at it.
If it were mine it would be getting a hair cut and possibly angled channel over the frame.
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Torchie
Forum: Builds! 09-20-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By Torchie
[P [P [P [P [P Torchie

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Torchie
Forum: Builds! 09-20-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 830
Posted By Torchie
I've seen this done before. Just another way of...

I've seen this done before. Just another way of getting things lower. I've never heard of it being a problem.
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Torchie
Forum: Builds! 09-20-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 25,613
Posted By Torchie
Looks great Don.[cl [cl [cl I love those Pie...

Looks great Don.[cl [cl [cl
I love those Pie Crust cheater slicks.:cool: :cool: :cool:
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Torchie
Forum: Builds! 09-20-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,662
Posted By Torchie
[P [P [P [P [P [P Torchie

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Torchie
Forum: Builds! 09-20-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 560
Posted By Torchie
Chop it.:eek: :cool: [cl [cl :D :D :cool:...

Chop it.:eek: :cool:
[cl [cl :D :D :cool: :cool:
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Torchie
Forum: Builds! 09-20-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 402
Posted By Torchie
[cl :D :cool: :cool: If you look along the DS...

[cl :D :cool: :cool:
If you look along the DS rail top around near the front cross member you may be able to find the frame number which will give you the year of the frame. It is also stamped on...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 09-20-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 52,183
Posted By Torchie
Now that the temps are back up where they...

Now that the temps are back up where they belong.....
Put the first of 2 coats of Hard Racing Copper Bronze paint on the boat bottom.
One more coat to go..
Keep on keeping on.
Torchie
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 09-20-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 249
Posted By Torchie
I'm a 63 year old man and I am attached to all of...

I'm a 63 year old man and I am attached to all of our pets.It's never easy when you loose one.
My condolences to you and your wife , Bama.
Torchie
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 09-18-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 140,078
Posted By Torchie
Great score Mac.:D [cl :cool: :cool: I have a...

Great score Mac.:D [cl :cool: :cool:
I have a soft spot for the 56's as I drove a 56 Mercury Montclair as my High school car.
2 door hard top. Black with a black pleated custom interior. 312 Y...
Forum: Builds! 09-17-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 221
Posted By Torchie
Me 3 😎😎😎😎 Torchie

Me 3
😎😎😎😎
Torchie
Forum: Builds! 09-16-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 110,493
Posted By Torchie
[cl [cl :D :D :cool: :cool: [P [P [P Torchie

[cl [cl :D :D :cool: :cool:
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Torchie
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 09-15-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 52,183
Posted By Torchie
Put the final coat of moisture barrier on this...

Put the final coat of moisture barrier on this evening. That makes 5 total.
Now we both will rest for a few days.[cl
Last pic shows the tape pulled off to reveal where the water line goes.
Being a...
Forum: Builds! 09-15-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 26,244
Posted By Torchie
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Torchie
Forum: Builds! 09-15-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 89,725
Posted By Torchie
^^^^ What bob said.^^^^^ :cool: :cool: :cool:...

^^^^ What bob said.^^^^^
:cool: :cool: :cool: :cool:
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Torchie.
p.s. I agree with OI as well. Darker gold looks better. :cool: [cl :D
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 09-15-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 93
Posted By Torchie
Have a Great Birthday, Bruno.!!! Torchie

Have a Great Birthday, Bruno.!!!
Torchie
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 09-14-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 52,183
Posted By Torchie
Factory warranty was 6 months, soltz. Chris...

Factory warranty was 6 months, soltz.
Chris Craft figured maybe 6 -10 seasons out of a bottom.:eek: :eek:
I told my wife that if there is anything left of this boat in 50 years it would be the...
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