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Blog entry by jbswearingen posted 07-19-2012 03:16 PM 1663 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

...and even if I were to leave it primer red, it would still look better than when I got it! In the end, though (don’t remember if I posted it yet or not), it’ll be fire engine red with black accents. Different from the original, but not too garish.

These pics were taken with my phone; I’ll get much better pix with my camera in daylight when it’s all done.

-- Semper fi, Brad

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#1 posted 07-19-2012 10:16 PM

Nice progress, lookin’ good!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 07-30-2012 03:24 PM


-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.

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#3 posted 07-30-2012 03:42 PM

Haven’t been able to do a thing since this—family and work. You know the story. I’m heading on vacation soon and will return on the 15th. I’ve ordered a set of roll pin punches because I decided to pull the innards apart and paint them, too. They’re perfectly serviceable, but I want them to match…though they’ll never be seen!

Maybe I’ll make some progress and have some updates before September hits. I really want to get this thing running!

I do have an update of sorts—I picked up a 1977 Model 10 Saw (in another blog entry); it had a Unifence and a 52” rail. I also have a like-new 50’s era Jet-Loc fence. After I put the saw back together I’ll see which fence system will work best as I save my pennies for the Incra LS system.

-- Semper fi, Brad

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