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Forum: The "BS" Lounge Yesterday, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Bamamav
I donít know now. NAPA used to carry them, donít...

I donít know now. NAPA used to carry them, donít know if they still do or not. Mine were 7.25Ē, same as a headlight but tons brighter! They looked kinda like a King Bee headlight, except had a flat...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge Yesterday, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 230
Posted By Bamamav
One of my Uncles was a saw filer. Yes, filer, he...

One of my Uncles was a saw filer. Yes, filer, he used a file, no fancy grinders for him. Itís said he could put a razors edge on a circle saw blade.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 03-18-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 230
Posted By Bamamav
I actually worked at a mill sorta like that when...

I actually worked at a mill sorta like that when I was in high school. It was electric powered, and they only cut hardwood. My job? Catching the sawn green lumber off the chain and putting it in the...
Forum: Builds! 03-17-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 26,792
Posted By Bamamav
Confused me too! I thought for a minute Tripper...

Confused me too! I thought for a minute Tripper had done changed names on us!
Forum: Builds! 03-17-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 30,350
Posted By Bamamav
Dang, thatís short! My shaft is 58Ē IIRC. Doesnít...

Dang, thatís short! My shaft is 58Ē IIRC. Doesnít look like itís going anywhere!
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 03-17-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 296
Posted By Bamamav
Hehehe, I had a set of those several years ago!...

Hehehe, I had a set of those several years ago! You could light candles on a birthday cake a 1/4 mile away they were so bright! Never flashed any cops, but burned several peopleís retinas when they...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 03-16-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By Bamamav
Diesels were real popular in Europe for a long...

Diesels were real popular in Europe for a long time. Mercedes was probably the best known, but others had them, too. Now, increased emission requirements and higher fuel costs have about killed...
Forum: Builds! 03-16-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 30,350
Posted By Bamamav
There was a guy on a Maverick board I was on that...

There was a guy on a Maverick board I was on that bought the Eastwood version of that tool. After he got through with it, he rented it out to other board members. Deposit was the cost of the tool,...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 03-16-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 419
Posted By Bamamav
It does look pretty solid built from those pics,...

It does look pretty solid built from those pics, but a closer look would be wise if thinking of buying it. I agree, mostly minor stuff you could work out pretty quick. Sometimes an extra set of...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 03-16-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 296
Posted By Bamamav
I know exactly where you're coming from Glen. ...

I know exactly where you're coming from Glen. I've driven commercial for 34 years now, and it's nothing like when I started. It used to be fun, now it's stressful work. Increased regulations,...
Forum: Builds! 03-16-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 26,792
Posted By Bamamav
Me too! I have a single flare tool, just never...

Me too! I have a single flare tool, just never spent the bucks for a double flare. I just go buy ready made in close lengths, then bend to fit.


Progress looks good Tripper![cl You gonna be...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 03-15-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 659
Posted By Bamamav
By the time I started working, the gas places had...

By the time I started working, the gas places had all went self service around here. I started out cutting grass, with a push mower. I remember I got $75 to cut a cemetery a few times, that was big...
Forum: Builds! 03-15-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 19,813
Posted By Bamamav
Boy, y'all have some strange trailers up there! ...

Boy, y'all have some strange trailers up there! There used to be some guys that came down from Indiana a lot with grain hopper bottom trailers. When they unloaded their grain, the sides and ends...
Forum: Builds! 03-15-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 30,350
Posted By Bamamav
I vote ivory on the wheels. Red and black are...

I vote ivory on the wheels. Red and black are overused too much IMHO.

We used to take a wooden baseball bat and put it between the tire and fender lip, the roll the car forward and backward to...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 03-15-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By Bamamav
Nope, not feeling it. :rolleyes: I've got to...

Nope, not feeling it. :rolleyes: I've got to agree with the good DR, diesel is fine in a truck, but not a truck diesel in a car. I did own a VW Rabbit diesel one time, we bought it new, got around...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 03-15-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 419
Posted By Bamamav
I'd be worried first bump you hit that top hose...

I'd be worried first bump you hit that top hose would flex down, and that rotary razor would slice it right off! :eek: And that throttle cable would make some interesting driving, if the engine...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 03-08-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 525
Posted By Bamamav
I'd pass on it. Not a very desirable car to...

I'd pass on it. Not a very desirable car to start with, it looks like a total make over will be required. Be easy to put $20,000 in it and it then be worth $5000.:eek: Leave that one to the...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 03-04-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By Bamamav
I was wondering about you Charliebob, knew that...

I was wondering about you Charliebob, knew that was in your area.
Wondering about Phil also, heís north of Mobile a spell.
We didnít get anything but some heavy rain yesterday morning, then the...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 03-01-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By Bamamav
Amazing. Simply amazing.

Amazing. Simply amazing.
Forum: Throwback Thursday! 03-01-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By Bamamav
Yep, next month I officially become an old over...

Yep, next month I officially become an old over the hill grumpy curmudgeon. [ddd My wife says I've already been one a long time....:eek:
Forum: Builds! 03-01-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 37,863
Posted By Bamamav
I'm liking those 49 Merc lights. I was going to...

I'm liking those 49 Merc lights. I was going to suggest the overused Packard tails, but they would take a lot of fabbing to extend the fender tops enough.

Which car was it that had the long...
Forum: Throwback Thursday! 02-28-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By Bamamav
1959 was a good year, I popped outta the oven...

1959 was a good year, I popped outta the oven that year!:D
Forum: Builds! 02-27-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 19,813
Posted By Bamamav
Dig the drop! Looks 100% better than my piece of...

Dig the drop! Looks 100% better than my piece of bent aluminum strap.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 02-25-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 611
Posted By Bamamav
TV interview...

TV interview https://ktla.com/2019/01/22/the-ride-that-got-away-with-hosts-courtney-hansen-and-troy-ladd/
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 02-23-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 611
Posted By Bamamav
I do watch "Counting Cars" when I get a chance. ...

I do watch "Counting Cars" when I get a chance. They do the same building stuff everybody else does, but they don't show them building stuff to an impossible deadline. Danny is a shrewd buyer who...
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