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Jabe and his '53 DR 22 Apr 2019 17:58 #94921

Jabe your doing some amazing work!!
Loved following your progress!
Someday I’ll make it to arrowhead.

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Jabe and his '53 DR 22 Apr 2019 14:33 #94918

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unclbuz wrote:



In the mail.........
Jeff, i don't imagine a huge difference, just all depends of what part of China they come from, and how old the kid was who made them.........:hand:

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Jabe and his '53 DR 22 Apr 2019 13:29 #94916

Not a hard item to find Neil, let me know if you can’t get any.
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Jabe and his '53 DR 22 Apr 2019 12:19 #94915

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I think I bought mine off the shelf at HD:

www.homedepot.com/p/Everbilt-3-16-in-Zin...Pack-42984/205883072

But it looks like Jabe's reference may be something fancier. Is there a difference?
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Jabe and his '53 DR 22 Apr 2019 11:08 #94914

Well, I guess you can tell I run with a "Ride Glide Steering" :)
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Jabe and his '53 DR 22 Apr 2019 10:50 #94912

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HawkEyes wrote: Neil, what the heck is a tiller clamp? :blushy: :blushy:



It is the clamp used on the end eye(loop) of the steering cable at the tention spring.........can be tightened and loosened for if needed adjustment without damadge to the cable.......
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Jabe and his '53 DR 22 Apr 2019 09:42 #94910

Neil, what the heck is a tiller clamp? :blushy: :blushy:

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Jabe and his '53 DR 21 Apr 2019 23:31 #94906

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2 words.........tiller clamps...........what a pain trying to find a pair and not pay 50 bucks shipping for a 7 buck item........searched Canada, not in stock......

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just ordered a double sided velcro 1/2" foam pad.........attaches to my hand sander..........the other side will hold what ever scotch brite pad i cut fot it........i have done all my cutting of the skin i need too do, just want to do a final round.........going to test the white on it, hope to get that dull, even texture i am looking for.........Mike (buzzerbaits)........be a lot easier if ya revealed your secret.....gonna have get me a spy set up at that new boathouse of his..........:shhh:

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