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by Rich Eagle
Fri Dec 13, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

3rd cutting. good for them. It was about the same time of year that the Hupmobile dealer announced they were having a sale on some of their cars. Not to be outdone Kalamity put one on his Runabout. He could make 42 mph in Chugwater Canyon on a good day but not always in the direction he intended. On...
by Rich Eagle
Fri Dec 13, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: My Christmas Tree Stand and Season's Greetings
Replies: 11
Views: 298

Re: My Christmas Tree Stand and Season's Greetings

I've tried to sent PMs Charley. Not sure if they got thru.
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Fri Dec 13, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Let’s take the bus
Replies: 6
Views: 440

Re: Let’s take the bus

That is charming. Who knows how many like that gave kids rides to school. And what a treat is must have been.
by Rich Eagle
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

One of many crash landings on return trips from Mars I might add. The boys were pretty tough in those days.
Thanks for the Spaghetti Report. I had been wondering.
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: marvel mystery oil
Replies: 6
Views: 170

Re: marvel mystery oil

Marvelous!
by Rich Eagle
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Paintings that aren't Model Ts
Replies: 81
Views: 5178

Re: Paintings that aren't Model Ts

The photo of the day has had some sledding pictures that are charming. I am posting mine here.
Rich
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by Rich Eagle
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 294
Views: 20236

Re: Foto of the Day

So many won't know that pleasure. What a shame.

And these:
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by Rich Eagle
Thu Dec 12, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

Not enough is said about the pleasures of watching the trains going back and forth through town and pumping gas and washing windshields. A distant cousin of Grampa's was a very wealthy textile merchant. Late in life he told Gramps how he would gladly trade the millions he made for the simple life do...
by Rich Eagle
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Little Piddly Work is all part of it. Stromberg Needles
Replies: 28
Views: 915

Re: Little Piddly Work is all part of it. Stromberg Needles

Thanks for reminding us. Those of us that stay at this hobby often forget how tedious some things get. At work we noticed that 20% of the work took 80% of the time.
Keep at it. It's fun to see.
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Pen and ink and sketches.
Replies: 44
Views: 2519

Re: Pen and ink and sketches.

This was sketched for our Christmas card for 2004. The Buick was modeled after our recent addition.
Wishing you all the best.
Rich and Joy
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by Rich Eagle
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 294
Views: 20236

Re: Foto of the Day

Very nice Denny. I love it!
by Rich Eagle
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

And as mentioned before, Winston was never able to play the violin after the afore mentioned mine accident. You may notice similarities near or below the gawflathe links. Going a little to the right of item 5, the crandle spring looks to be tightened similarly. Not that I have full knowledge of Zenc...
by Rich Eagle
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: My Christmas Tree Stand and Season's Greetings
Replies: 11
Views: 298

Re: My Christmas Tree Stand and Season's Greetings

You are too kind Dennis. I really did love seeing the 40s stand. We never had one that charming at it does scream MERRY CHRISTMAS 1940.
I'm trying to think of some more miss guided descriptions for the old car parts.
Just one more way to enjoy them.
by Rich Eagle
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: My Christmas Tree Stand and Season's Greetings
Replies: 11
Views: 298

Re: My Christmas Tree Stand and Season's Greetings

Thanks Dennis, I'm not looking for any gifts. We have one of the later types. It works but the screws bite in at an angle as the threads are a little loose. I swear each year I'm going to weld some heavier nuts on it after the tree comes down but never get to it. It is fun to see the 40's version.
by Rich Eagle
Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: My Christmas Tree Stand and Season's Greetings
Replies: 11
Views: 298

Re: My Christmas Tree Stand and Season's Greetings

Perhaps we could trade for something. It has some hammer marks and a chunk missing.
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: My Christmas Tree Stand and Season's Greetings
Replies: 11
Views: 298

My Christmas Tree Stand and Season's Greetings

Today I ran across my Christmas tree stand. Our friend Larry gave it to me in the 60s. The hammer marks don't show from pounding it onto the yearly trunks. I never used it as such and thought of using it for a steering wheel on some future project. XStand.jpg This brought it to mind that the Holiday...
by Rich Eagle
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: not model T Continental engine
Replies: 9
Views: 473

Re: not model T Continental engine

This Hemmings article lists many vehicles that used continental engines:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2008/12/1 ... lete-list/
I have a red seal 20s flat head that was on a saw.
by Rich Eagle
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

They were discouraged from using the word "disarming" for obvious reasons. Happily the accident rate was very low and the divots were always used as settling pools for the pudding mixing. Being this far inland only a couple of hundred torpedoes made it to Chugwater. KD's castrodometricker was able t...
by Rich Eagle
Mon Dec 09, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Just an Old Car Painting
Replies: 113
Views: 11051

Re: Just an Old Car Painting

Thanks Dennis. You are nothing like my daughter but I would come visit you if you lived as close. :lol:
I'm glad you like these.
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Old Photos: Model T’s Including a Bus
Replies: 10
Views: 605

Re: Old Photos: Model T’s Including a Bus

Not at all Terry. These old photos like to play tricks on us and that is half the fun. It may not be the tree trunk as it does look too large but it may well be.
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Just an Old Car Painting
Replies: 113
Views: 11051

Re: Just an Old Car Painting

Another study of Model T era items is this one. I posted this in Feb 2018 on the old forum but thought I would include it here also.
Rich
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by Rich Eagle
Mon Dec 09, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Old Photos: Model T’s Including a Bus
Replies: 10
Views: 605

Re: Old Photos: Model T’s Including a Bus

Perhaps it is the trunk of that tree behind the vehicle and not part of the TT at all.
Never the less, it is a fine photo and the house is so reminiscent of those old places.
Thanks
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Sun Dec 08, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

There were some youngsters from mixed marriages between the moles and the VanBriggles but I assure you none were that tall. Herman did make the Squamish squad while at Bundesländer. Rumor had it that Duke Wain and Kid Shaleen were room mates at Gupton-Jones. A night out with a gallon of glutaraldehy...
by Rich Eagle
Sun Dec 08, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1916 Sears & Roebuck Accessories for Fords
Replies: 8
Views: 621

Re: 1916 Sears & Roebuck Accessories for Fords

Thanks guys. I don't look at those ads often enough. The colors and designs of those things are the best.
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Sun Dec 08, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

It does tie together Herb. And as Burger mentioned the "select friends" to help dispose, it was the 3rd year Squamish team and associated friends who got the honors during season 5. Melvin Leadbetter lost 3 fingers in the fun but Velma's cat ultimately found them. The final score was 5 fingers, 2 to...
by Rich Eagle
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 294
Views: 20236

Re: Foto of the Day

From a previous year.
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by Rich Eagle
Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: on E-Bay
Replies: 11
Views: 1192

Re: on E-Bay

I always enjoy looking at these. The bodywork looks pretty good in the pictures but the kickpanel under the front seat shows what the condition of the metal may have been. The demountable rims would make it easier to tour with. Some top adjustments may be needed too.
Nice.
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

Another interesting article was in Chugwater's "MUD" magazine, June i believe. It showcased the Nazi moles who were rehabulated to groom the moss roots during puberty. They were completely ignored in the movie as none of them could really dance. I hadn't realized that many of them made their homes r...
by Rich Eagle
Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: How did they do it?
Replies: 12
Views: 479

Re: How did they do it?

Yes, leaning forward in a back and forth motion definitely helps. It can get to the point of bruising the upper rib cage but helps get the job done. If others say Umph! Umph! while rocking back and forth with you it adds to the progress.
If you have been there you understand.
by Rich Eagle
Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Found a TT on my farm.
Replies: 6
Views: 640

Re: Found a TT on my farm.

If only I had more time and room!
fun to see.
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: How did they do it?
Replies: 12
Views: 479

Re: How did they do it?

We have seen so many photos like this one of T's mudding down the roads. I believe many kept going without time to take a picture. The ones that got stuck were the ones captured on film.
Momentum is your friend.
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by Rich Eagle
Fri Dec 06, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

And it was no accident or coincidence that the Lunch Trolley ran past Ernie's. Simeon Barnswoggle purchased several feet of street between the two from the Larkvonnet estate to install track. Seated just three passengers from the ticket holder reading the Gazette is Simeon's twin sister. The resembl...
by Rich Eagle
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

The Tri-Burg residents always were gentle, kind and subtly persuasive that way. Most of the unrest in this world could be turned around if only the villains and terrorists could be shown the merits of mushroom moss yodeling. The climate of the Tri-Burg area also was somehow conducive to pleasant att...
by Rich Eagle
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Old Photos
Topic: Old Photo - Model T era camping (a Dodge)
Replies: 5
Views: 443

Re: Old Photo - Model T era camping (a Dodge)

Good catch Charley. I need to be more careful.
Thanks
Rich

Here is the Dodge. ;)
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by Rich Eagle
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Old Photos
Topic: Old Photo - Model T era camping (a Dodge)
Replies: 5
Views: 443

Re: Old Photo - Model T era camping (a Dodge)

Good catch Charley. I need to be more careful.
Thanks
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Old Photos
Topic: Old Photo - Model T era camping (a Dodge)
Replies: 5
Views: 443

Old Photo - Model T era camping (a Dodge)

This may have been posted here before but always intrigued me. A Dodge with a 1917 to '22 license plate. A dated "radiator seal" with the year of issue was used in conjunction with it. While we don't camp with old cars much anymore the remembrance is still with me. My hair wasn't that long back then...
by Rich Eagle
Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Very dark day. Howard is gone.
Replies: 46
Views: 2076

Re: Very dark day. Howard is gone.

While I did not know Howard I can share the feeling of loss. We lost our touring companion for the last 50 years two weeks ago. Some of these fellows are more like brothers than our brothers. This is the downside of having such wonderful friends over the years. You and I have been saying goodbye to ...
by Rich Eagle
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Pen and ink and sketches.
Replies: 44
Views: 2519

Re: Pen and ink and sketches.

...and then there was the old Bus.
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by Rich Eagle
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

Heinrich had some questions.
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by Rich Eagle
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

Lucky Tiger and Wild Root were what I used when I had hair. It depended how long is was as to which.
It would seem some long cables would be required to jump the moon to me. is it 6 volt or trelve volt?
Rich
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by Rich Eagle
Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

I'm sure the Bud Light image was due to hacking when the original photo was being Zerogged from the genericizer. The Institute has implemented various security aclopedes but still sees some glitches. Obviously what we think we are seeing isn't there. Also the numbers of Happy Sally bottles seems lig...
by Rich Eagle
Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 294
Views: 20236

Re: Foto of the Day

Yes. :roll: I guess I need to find a wreath spreader.
by Rich Eagle
Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 216
Views: 13659

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

So that's where it came from! :evil:
by Rich Eagle
Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 294
Views: 20236

Re: Foto of the Day

Joy and Sally put some lights on etc.
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by Rich Eagle
Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Converting a Ford to a Truckford - video
Replies: 13
Views: 651

Re: Converting a Ford to a Truckford - video

That is truly delightful!
Thanks
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Sat Nov 30, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Early Schebler Carburetors
Replies: 7
Views: 404

Re: Early Schebler Carburetors

I always learn something from these discussions. "and its knock off cousins such as Michigan Wheel, Generator Valve Co. Monarch etc" was news to me but explains the Monarch I found. These pictures show the similarity and different size and configurations a little better.
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by Rich Eagle
Sat Nov 30, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

Thanks Rich. I missed your comment while composing.
Lest we forget:
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by Rich Eagle
Sat Nov 30, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

I know what you mean Burger. We have cut out a lot of the sweet stuff ourselves.
Speaking of the Holidays here is a photo Sebastain brought in this morning. We believe it is early '30s Thanksgiving at Ernie's.
Anyone recognize the Spamato sauce?
Rich
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by Rich Eagle
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What do you use to heat your (freezing) shop for your T?
Replies: 44
Views: 1902

Re: What do you use to heat your (freezing) shop for your T?

A small oil heater warms my shop in the Fall and Spring. However I plan my projects so I can work in the basement during the colder months. I have build 4 Model T bodies and 1 Buick there. Disassembling them in the Spring and reassembling them in the garage works. I take them apart to treat the wood...
by Rich Eagle
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: A Painting of a Curved Dash Olds.
Replies: 12
Views: 317

Re: A Painting of a Curved Dash Olds.

"Oh My Cow!" I appreciate that Rich. It is interesting where our inspiration comes from. A strict restoration limits the creativity we can enjoy but is satisfying in it's own right. This is one of many vehicles I studied for the painting: https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/hf18/hershey/lots/r0072-19...
by Rich Eagle
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Wall Art
Replies: 4
Views: 457

Re: Wall Art

That is a great site Herb. I will paint one eventually.
Here are some from our "Old Photo" section:
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by Rich Eagle
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

Adding a little aardvark to the black crow mix made it indistinguishable form Raven on the Confabulator papillae test. By straining it through a Stromberg rather than a Monarch Carberator and using spent Ethyl seemed to do the trick. I salute your choice of Red Vines and all the folks in Union City....
by Rich Eagle
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: A Painting of a Curved Dash Olds.
Replies: 12
Views: 317

Re: A Painting of a Curved Dash Olds.

Thanks for the nice comments. Painting these cars gives me a chance to study the details of the cars and the beauty in them. I agree that the fakes did tarnish some of their charm. We had a couple in Idaho Falls. One was painted up with the Mayflower Moving logo and one delivered items from a men's ...
by Rich Eagle
Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

Yes it is Burger. It was a carefully guarded secret that the Ravens were strangled and the sucked through a Monarch Carberator and sinversated. Some of the nooses can be seen above the temporary housing. Again, the Uvula League protested that it was both cruel and unsuual but after beeing sent to be...
by Rich Eagle
Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: A Painting of a Curved Dash Olds.
Replies: 12
Views: 317

Re: A Painting of a Curved Dash Olds.

Thanks Mark. For the most part the paintings show off on the screen here as well as in person. A few portions come out good enough to show closer. Capturing the leather and bare wood were more satisfying to me than some other portions of the painting. OldsGirDetai1.jpg OldsGirDetai2.jpg These are ab...
by Rich Eagle
Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

He stood on the chair to reach the higher notes. Harvey also won many races on his minstrel cycle. The tyres were inflated with Campbell's cream of mushroom soup. Some claim the top hat was just a prop.
by Rich Eagle
Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: A Painting of a Curved Dash Olds.
Replies: 12
Views: 317

Re: A Painting of a Curved Dash Olds.

Nice to hear from you Herb and Perry. I'll consider taking it up as a hobby. Right now it is therapy for making it through the winter.
Best wishes.
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Early Schebler Carburetors
Replies: 7
Views: 404

Re: Early Schebler Carburetors

I have seen them on several old tractors. I believe they are configured such that the air valve and throttle are interchangeable depending on whether you need a side draft or up draft. The interface is the same size and bolt pattern. I delighted in running my engine with the carburetor top off and a...
by Rich Eagle
Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: A Painting of a Curved Dash Olds.
Replies: 12
Views: 317

A Painting of a Curved Dash Olds.

Today I called the latest painting finished. I started it 1 month and 3 days ago and have worked every day 4 to 8 hours on it. OldsGirl.jpg As a youngster I was impressed with old stuff and Virginia City, MT always was a fascinating visit. The Dudley Garage had a Curved Dash Olds in it and here are ...
by Rich Eagle
Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

As for Ozone, turn left at the windmill.
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by Rich Eagle
Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

Yes, no Mockingjays but it was the inspiration of the Kellogg's Raven Bran Serial. A weakly series production of a crime fighter named Jed and his improvatical Grandmother who drove an Oldsmobile truck to thwart criminals and evildoers. As for Harvey Fierstein, he may have been related to the rubber...
by Rich Eagle
Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 294
Views: 20236

Re: Foto of the Day

Yes, I just checked in the back yard. The tree is really dead now.
by Rich Eagle
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 294
Views: 20236

Re: Foto of the Day

No Dave, this was 2014. While loading the tree on the Coupe I was asked "You didn't drive that here did you?" We haven't got the snow or the tree this year yet.
I always love the comments.
Thanks
Rich
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by Rich Eagle
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

KD loved Idaho and spent a couple years developing equipment to harvest the potatoes from the trees. His headquarters were in a cave near Bone Idaho but the pace was a bit too hectic there. As your pictogram shows the size of the hybrid starchy tubers soon overpowered his devices. Scaling up the dra...
by Rich Eagle
Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Paintings that aren't Model Ts
Replies: 81
Views: 5178

Re: Paintings that aren't Model Ts

In my youth I considered trying to make a living with my Art. I cut poster-board stencils for each color and used spray paint to create several different prints. Then I made frames from wood molding. I still have the rejection letters from the Henry Ford Museum and Harrah's (1968). The time might ha...
by Rich Eagle
Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Old Age Memory Problems
Replies: 23
Views: 991

Re: Old Age Memory Problems

Sometimes I remember I have a task to do. Later I recall remembering it but can be sure whether I did it or just though about it. I was going to mention this earlier but.....
by Rich Eagle
Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 294
Views: 20236

Re: Foto of the Day

A few T-birds and some Fenderbirds.

From a previous year.
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by Rich Eagle
Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

It is true that they were fast friends even though Fentmore didn't share the crazy ideas or the loco motives. They enjoyed the fishing trips with Henry Ford, Harvey Fierstein and Alfred Einstein whenever they visited Chugwater. Kd provided cabrilated fish hooks at no charge. The heavy moss often clo...
by Rich Eagle
Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

Oct, 5th 2018 was when I raised the question of KD's existence. We have learned so much about this mysterious fellow since then. 50,000 views on the new forum alone. Heinrich and the staff asked me to pass on Happy Tidings for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Dick himself always enjoyed the braised Mocking...
by Rich Eagle
Tue Nov 26, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: unknown ring gears
Replies: 6
Views: 414

Re: unknown ring gears

I looked up a chart that says 34:9 is a standard Model A and optional Model B for lighter cars ratio. The 39:11 is post '34.
http://www.fordgarage.com/pages/rearaxleratios.htm
by Rich Eagle
Tue Nov 26, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Snow anyone????
Replies: 23
Views: 1061

Re: Snow anyone????

Yes, the bigger the better (rope). Here is what I have used to get out of the yard to plowed or traveled roads. If you are on a budget you don't have to go all around the tire. This also keeps from dragging down the momentum of the RPM. The chains or rope will wear down if you get on pavement. I lik...
by Rich Eagle
Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Snow anyone????
Replies: 23
Views: 1061

Re: Snow anyone????

We are waiting for our snow. Ts are great in it. Driving them gets me through our Winters.
I will post photos when the snow comes.
Have Fun!
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: ID this Old Photo of an early touring car
Replies: 7
Views: 776

Re: ID this Old Photo of an early touring car

I would agree it's a 1909. The doglegged top irons and the door handle shape are the keys to me. the buggy rial can also be seen.
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by Rich Eagle
Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Early Schebler Carburetors
Replies: 7
Views: 404

Re: Early Schebler Carburetors

This should be a great topic. I have a large one on my 1907 Buick two cylinder. I works great now that the float is adjusted correctly. I hope to hear from many others. This is a great description of the Model D and should help: https://www.gasenginemagazine.com/gas-engines/the-ubiquitous-schebler-m...
by Rich Eagle
Sun Nov 24, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Pen and ink and sketches.
Replies: 44
Views: 2519

Re: Pen and ink and sketches.

So many Model Ts were running around in 1932 when this Buick was new. The car belonged to my friend Ed Curry in Utah.
It is hard to beat the styling that year.
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by Rich Eagle
Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

This was posted November 19, 2018. It followed the tale of Cuthbert's two gold teeth.....something to do with that infamous melee in the saloon in Medicine Bow back in October of '21.
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by Rich Eagle
Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T cutaway image source?
Replies: 4
Views: 520

Re: Model T cutaway image source?

https://conceptbunny.com/ford-model-t/
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/306807793345122714/
They appear here. I'm not sure if it mentions who did the illustration.
by Rich Eagle
Mon Nov 18, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB manifold heater
Replies: 15
Views: 579

Re: WTB manifold heater

By the way, the Heat King logo is one I made up for that home-made cover. I don't want folks to be misled.
Also the Arvin I made up here: http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/50 ... 1426809741
Thanks for the Ebay links. It's great to see those.
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

The Choreographer at the Institute has scanned that photo and moved it two blocks both to the left and to the right with no clear results so far. When the new chemicals arrive they will try again.
"orchard, in Funksberg" now I get it.
by Rich Eagle
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hank goes fishing
Replies: 5
Views: 698

Re: Hank goes fishing

Good trade!
by Rich Eagle
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 122
Views: 7720

Re: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.

That's a great idea Michael. There are plenty of youngsters to keep this great hobby going if only they can see how enjoyable it is. It has always amazed me how much interest and participation concerning other early vehicles etc there is here. Far more expertise appears on this forum than any other ...
by Rich Eagle
Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 294
Views: 20236

Re: Foto of the Day

The No. 28 is a carryover from the previous racer body I had on this chassis. It also carried that number. When I quit racing I sold the body to Lewis Rector of the Towe Museum and used the money to buy materials for the C-cab body which was also discarded as time went by. It served us well from 198...
by Rich Eagle
Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: ***1926-1927 Cowl Mounted Fuel Tank***
Replies: 24
Views: 931

Re: ***1926-1927 Cowl Mounted Fuel Tank***

I always admire your work Martynn. It's such a valuable resource and done in the spirit this hobby was founded on. You are to be commended for donating and devoting so much time to these illustrations.
You must really enjoy it and that is wonderful.
Thanks
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

The eventual solution was to go Percy's Thrift shop and find a second hand minute hand. Edwardo, a retired Minute Man, and a hired hand contracted the Handover ladder truck to help install it. By the time the truck arrived the clock was two and a half days slow. In the process the polarity was rever...
by Rich Eagle
Sat Nov 16, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Just bought a 1926 unmolested Fordor Body
Replies: 61
Views: 2819

Re: Just bought a 1926 unmolested Fordor Body

That is a great trick. It's good to see that black paint.
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

Sorry it was waxing late and you couldn't make it. The Lord works in Mecurious ways Herb. I don't have the minutes in hand but from memory; The pledge of allegiance, Waxford gave the treasurers report, The board of overseers were re-elected with one abstaining, and the usual lengthy discussion on th...
by Rich Eagle
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 2019 HCCA Holiday Motor Excursion
Replies: 5
Views: 441

Re: 2019 HCCA Holiday Motor Excursion

It warms my heart to know it's going on again and to see the caricatures of Doug and Warwick.
Thanks for the post.
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Pen and ink and sketches.
Replies: 44
Views: 2519

Re: Pen and ink and sketches.

1908 REO Gentlemam's Roadster.
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by Rich Eagle
Thu Nov 14, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: '24 T Barn Find
Replies: 20
Views: 1150

Re: '24 T Barn Find

Just the way we like them.
Thanks
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Thu Nov 14, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Old Age Memory Problems
Replies: 23
Views: 991

Re: Old Age Memory Problems

I don't know, Thomas. It seemed a little more like morning to me.
by Rich Eagle
Thu Nov 14, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

The legislation also restricted hunting Snipe from an automobile. The 2 cylinder Maxwell pictured was fast and the Snipe were constantly out run. Heinrich is doing some fingerprint analysis from the photo in an effort to identify the other players. The Uvula League reportedly petitioned to name Snip...
by Rich Eagle
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Critique needed..is this a 1919?
Replies: 13
Views: 852

Re: Critique needed..is this a 1919?

It is nice to see the insides. It shows some good detail. After building a rusty '22 from parts I appreciate seeing this one.
Thanks
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Roadsters New Top
Replies: 8
Views: 583

Re: Roadsters New Top

Fantastic work on the top. However the car itself is a masterpiece of Charm.
Thanks for the look at it all.
Rich
by Rich Eagle
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Buying a Model T
Replies: 13
Views: 1083

Re: Buying a Model T

One thing about building it yourself is you know what you have when you're done. True, a finished one may save money. Would you enjoy the work or the more immediate driving more?
by Rich Eagle
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: trade my '28 A coupe for another T?
Replies: 23
Views: 1186

Re: trade my '28 A coupe for another T?

I sold my Model A in 1978 to put a down payment on my garage (home included) when we got married. This allowed me to build a dozen cars mostly Model T's. I can't say I really miss the Model A but sometimes wish I had a speedier tour car. I can't say what's right for you but I hope you will be happy ...
by Rich Eagle
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T Special build.
Replies: 139
Views: 10533

Re: Model T Special build.

Some of those photos are masterpieces in themselves. The raw steel against the rock walls and the colors of the vintage components certainly add to the clever craftsmanship. This is truly inspiration to all of us who like to build or would like to. And what a lucky child to grow up in a home where s...
by Rich Eagle
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Snow, good or bad?
Replies: 27
Views: 1077

Re: Snow, good or bad?

This time of year there is nothing like a T in the snow.
Thank you for the participation.
by Rich Eagle
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1285
Views: 55223

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

That is a true story Perry and here they are 15 minutes later with straws trying to suck a little buzz from the mixture. Councilman Monackey seems to be the good looking one with the mustache. Possibly the Pusboyle twins are there. I can't tell without my ear trumpet. Don't forget Uncle Erasmus's bi...
by Rich Eagle
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Old Age Memory Problems
Replies: 23
Views: 991

Re: Old Age Memory Problems

I thought this might be an interesting thread and realized I had already read it a couple of times. Everything old is new again if you wait long enough. It doesn't take as long now.
Ric.....
by Rich Eagle
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Pen and ink and sketches.
Replies: 44
Views: 2519

Re: Pen and ink and sketches.

Well, I was drafting supervisor over mechanical, electrical and piping at the Naval reactor facility on the Idaho desert in the mid seventies. She came to work there. Eventually I took her for a Winter ride in my Speedster and she fell in love with it.
Art is another story. He lives in Pocatello.