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Old 04-22-2018, 09:56 PM   #3251
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Jack, I believe your problem was not with the pooch, but with Lester. You have permission to kick his arss.
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Old 05-02-2018, 12:08 PM   #3252
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well dang lookin great!!!! was fun to watch you playin in the 'crete last weekend!!! and for anyone who has never seen the bench he made last summer, the pics dont do it justice.. it is nothing less than FANTASTIC!!!!

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Old 05-03-2018, 06:54 PM   #3253
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Is this art peice going to be an addition to the bar.?
I also have problems with the neigborhood terroist cheewawaa. little mothersucker keeps trying to steel my ride.
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Old 05-04-2018, 09:43 AM   #3254
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Ya...my contribution to the bar/neighborhood.

And...all "cheewawaas" are terrorists!
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Old 05-07-2018, 11:13 PM   #3255
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Been a while...

I have been slaving away on the most recent sculpture project and only had a few minutes here and there to get any bus things done. But...
...I did manage to get most of my overhead gauge panel/defroster system welded up.


From the front...


From the rear.

This was one of the more challenging welding tasks I have taken on. Only the front lip is bent. Everything else was cut (with grinder) and welded. Still need to fab the access cover and hinge that will close it up but, at least I did make a little progress.

Have I mentioned what a RIPTA working with compound curves can be?



ONWARD!
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Old 05-07-2018, 11:24 PM   #3256
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That there is a thing of beauty! can't wait to see it mounted and working. Have patience....you are getting there.

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Old 05-08-2018, 06:28 AM   #3257
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Been a while...

I have been slaving away on the most recent sculpture project and only had a few minutes here and there to get any bus things done. But...
...I did manage to get most of my overhead gauge panel/defroster system welded up.


From the front...


From the rear.

This was one of the more challenging welding tasks I have taken on. Only the front lip is bent. Everything else was cut (with grinder) and welded. Still need to fab the access cover and hinge that will close it up but, at least I did make a little progress.

Have I mentioned what a RIPTA working with compound curves can be?



ONWARD!
wow!!! you nailed that!! Love it.. just the fitting of that piece to the ever-changing shape of that front header is tough enough let alone welding it all together!
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Old 05-08-2018, 07:24 PM   #3258
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