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    How many of you have already started a winter time projects list? And what do they consist of? Kind of fishing to add to mine...... And kind of reassureing my self I haven't went off the deep end!!!!!!!!

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    I'm still working on last winter's projects
    Alaskan A's
    Antique Auto Mushers of Alaska
    Model A Ford Club of America
    Model A Restorers Club
    Antique Automobile Club of America
    Mullins Owners Club

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    • #3
      Lmao nice...... I tend to accidentally work 1 project turns into 4

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      • sunnyorm
        sunnyorm commented
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        Is that kind of like ADD; alternative diagnostic distractions, i know that's what i get sometimes!

      • Chevmn56
        Chevmn56 commented
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        I actually blew snot bubbles on that!!!!!

    • #4
      Well, since we never have a "winter" here, every project is posted on the book, and it just means that all my projects are winter projects, but take all year to get to since I wana drive it, not work on it.

      Now that I think I blew the U-joint, and I had another 2 weeks of engine build before wanting to swap it out, the engine build has been stepped up to the top of the list. Now since I need to swap out the engine, I need to start tearing apart the car to make the swap. *sighs*

      Anyone have an extra "B" head they are willing to let me have for shipping costs?
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      • carolinamudwalker
        carolinamudwalker commented
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        I hate winter, Wiz, do you know of any snow bird rentals in your area? Maybe a tiny house or RV park rental? Thinking of 3 month stay

      • DaWizard
        DaWizard commented
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        Check for AirBnB places, those things are popping up all over the place. I have 2 across the street from me.

      • pAAt
        pAAt commented
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        Wiz, you have an extra room or 2 you can rent out for Model A parts ??

      • DaWizard
        DaWizard commented
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        Not today Pat

      • Mitch
        Mitch commented
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        Bob just head straight down the coast

      • Ayyy
        Ayyy commented
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        C'mon JC, we have winters here. That's when we get some rain.
        Oh wait. Uhm...never mind.

      • DaWizard
        DaWizard commented
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        Yes Alex, March 3rd, 4th, and 5th.

      • sunnyorm
        sunnyorm commented
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        Hey J.C., that could be used to eliminate the "winter projects" category altogether in sunny California! nah, guess not!

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      My pre winter project is to insulate my work area, so I can have a project this winter. That would be starting on my 28 A pu cab. Dreams are all I have, money and driven energy are not my forte Pat's not ready to talk about (******) and snow !!!

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      • #6
        Originally posted by Chevmn56 View Post
        How many of you have already started a winter time projects list? And what do they consist of? Kind of fishing to add to mine...... And kind of reassureing my self I haven't went off the deep end!!!!!!!!
        If you have to go fishing for projects, you are one lucky guy. I can't even keep up with daily repairs.
        Now I have 2 nice Honda lawn tractors that both suddenly up and died this past week.
        I have one more I will try to start before the grass gets too tall.

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        • Chevmn56
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          Sounds like you have a lot of land Tom!!!!

        • Tom Wesenberg
          Tom Wesenberg commented
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          Just under one acre, but when I found out how hard and expensive Honda HT3813 parts are I decided to buy a spare parts lawn tractor. Turned out to be too good to use for parts, then I found another one. That was also too good for parts, so I bought a 4th one. Now I'm done buying. LOL

      • #7
        Hoping to re-upholster my camper cushions this winter, doing all the sewing myself. Jeff

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        • Chevmn56
          Chevmn56 commented
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          Your a bigger man than I we did a kit on our 56 Belair...... And I truly believe they don't get paid enough..... That shit is hard to do

        • JDupuis
          JDupuis commented
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          Just inherited a singer industrial sewing machine
          Have it out for repairs right now.
          Plan on using it all winter.

      • #8
        I do my bench work in the winter with a space heater on the work bench. I have at least one working spare of every sub-component on a shelf and when a distributor, carb, starter, gen, horn needs replacing I grab a proven one off the shelf and put the non-working unit on the end of my work bench. During the winter I dive into that pile and make well everything that doesn't work so good. In late Fall, I check all fluid levels and "put my A's to bed" with clean oil.

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        • Mitch
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          I like that Bud, your well prepared.

      • #9
        Originally posted by pAAt View Post
        My pre winter project is to insulate my work area, so I can have a project this winter. That would be starting on my 28 A pu cab. Dreams are all I have, money and driven energy are not my forte Pat's not ready to talk about (******) and snow !!!
        Me too, I am converting my barn into a work area. Picked up a mobile home furnace and a oil tank that has been inside all it's life. Currently my issue is the time to complete this prior to cold weather moving in. Every time I think I am gaining I lose a step forward. Went out to mow the "lawn" which consists of 5 acres at the moment only to find a flat tire on the lawn tractor.

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        • pAAt
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          Welcome to my world Ed or me too yours ?? I was going to insulate the lean2 last year, but ran out of time. I hope procrastination doesn't hit here again this year !!
          Pat
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