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They’re like baseball cards!

Ya just can’t help wanting to trade’em around!  And its even better when two MTF’ers can have a chance to meet!Anybody recognize this handsome devil?  The one on the left, I mean, with the luxuriant beard! Lance Skene and his … Continue reading

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There really are some awesome people on MTF!

  That certainly got reinforced for me in a most amazing way on Tuesday!LTGal and I were sitting down over our wheaties this morning when the postman rang the bell… We’d ordered a set of replacement cordless phone batteries from … Continue reading

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What have I been doing?

Well, I’m a little behind on posting tractor-y updates, so I figured I should let people know what’s been happening… When last I posted, Bror was moving under his own power, things were looking up, I was assembling all the … Continue reading

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Adventures in Electrolysis

Well, the adventures in electrolysis continue… This week, I’ve been branching out into helping friends… One of whom had a rusty sewer drain grate she wanted to do something with… Here’s some before shots… When I first put it in … Continue reading

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Bror Lives!

Bror LIVES! At least I know the brake works! I think I need to read up on the transaxle adjustments… It doesn’t go into gear all that hot either. Have to have it all the way back to the last … Continue reading

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John Deere 110 RF Generator Rebuild

Well, teardown anyway… Thought I should document this process in detail… Front of the Delco-Remy 12v negative-ground generator Back of the Delco-Remy 12v negative-ground generator Getting the generator pulley off. Wrench is a 15/16″. Vice Grips make a handy substitute … Continue reading

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In search of the elusive loader…

Got out to mow this weekend, took a break behind the ramshackle warehouse…  I’d gotten a tip that the loader from my grandfather’s JD 112 was inside here…  So I figured I’d take a look…  Not that I’m ever going … Continue reading

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Spiffy Looking Block!

Just a couple of teasers for you all… Got the block back yesterday morning…

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Cabin Fever Setting In!

How can we tell that both LTGal and I are suffering from cabin fever?  I asked if I could bring in Cranky’s greasy, grubby old engine block so I could practice measuring it up with my micrometer set I got … Continue reading

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Bad news for Wally…

Well, bad news and more bad news…. I was lying awake the other night reviewing what I did for Bror’s engine, and after reading about a different engine teardown, it occurred to me,,,  I didn’t wash out Wally’s cylinder after honing, … Continue reading

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