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Blog entry by rhett posted 08-05-2013 06:26 PM 1452 reads 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Think a wedge and steel pin won’t hold an iron tight?

-- Doubt kills more dreams than failure.

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#1 posted 08-05-2013 06:47 PM

Reminds me of the old Ford Truck commercials where they lift a truck by it’s bed to demonstrate that they use more bolts than the competition, with the tag line “Not that you would… but you could.”

Love it.

-- He who laughs last, thinks slowest.

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#2 posted 08-05-2013 06:48 PM

Nice. No pads to protect your knees. :)

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#3 posted 08-05-2013 07:15 PM

Ha. That’s great.

-- ian | "You can't stop what's coming. It ain't all waiting on you. That's vanity."

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#4 posted 08-05-2013 08:16 PM

That’s the proof in da puddin. :)

-- "At the end of the day, try and make it beautiful....because the world is full of ugly." Konrad Sauer

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#5 posted 08-06-2013 02:40 AM

Only 2 pull ups? Not that I could do any better. Just had to call him out.

Edit: I get it. Only trying to keep the video short.

-- "It's only wood. Use it." - Smitty || Instagram - out_of_focus1.618

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#6 posted 08-06-2013 02:48 AM


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#7 posted 08-06-2013 03:55 PM

If I really wanted to be a show off, I would have done them with one arm.

I would like to add that this was done with an old style plane, before I started flattening the pin on one side. You know, to make it hold the wedge tighter….

-- Doubt kills more dreams than failure.

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#8 posted 08-06-2013 05:39 PM


-- "It's only wood. Use it." - Smitty || Instagram - out_of_focus1.618

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#9 posted 08-06-2013 08:14 PM

Great Video.

No BS marketing/advertising blather, just straight up picture worth a thousand words!!

Great Video.!!

-- - Terry

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#10 posted 08-07-2013 03:39 AM

Those are some strong screws. Kidding aside nice work not a chance I would do that with my plane.

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