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I hope she had a hunting license before trying to give you a hair cut!
Donna did a good job considering what she had to work with, getting around the lumps and bumps, although I think the real reason she offered to cut my hair was she got tired of looking at the accumulation of ear hair
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Randy, you are using the same throttle package I ( and several of us) put in my coach?
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Looks like a Shane job to me. That's about the best compliment I can give. Now the challenge will be keeping that engine compartment as clean as he keeps his once the jobs done. We'll be checking....

Really nice way to do that covering the insulation. Way better then new. Love it.
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Looks like a Shane job to me. That's about the best compliment I can give. Now the challenge will be keeping that engine compartment as clean as he keeps his once the jobs done. We'll be checking....

Really nice way to do that covering the insulation. Way better then new. Love it.
WOW!!
Being compared to Shane is indeed a compliment!!
But,your not going to catch me parking next to him or Steve P.!!
Crit,yes,same setup on the throttle!

I would not run out and buy the stainless to do this job,but since i had it i used it.
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[QUOTE accumulation of ear hair[/B][/QUOTE]

Wonderful.....Furry Finn Fuzz. A visual that is indelibly etched into our cerebral cortex. Thanks
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Randy sanded the frame rails in preparation of fresh paint being applied.

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The CAC / Radiator box has new insulation and part of the bottom was also painted.
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Randy and Rick performed a test fit of the final engine compartment roof stainless panel, it will need a few more areas trimmed.
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Here are 2 of the 4 electric fans that will be used to cool the CAC and the Radiator.
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You guys and gals all kick azz!! First of all thanks for taking us all along on this job. For people who love these birds it is a great project that most only dream of. An awesome job done by a bunch of great friends. To all who have touched this job......Great craftsmanship and detail.!!!!Something that alot of people don't get right. Even had time for Vo-tech lessons.Will be back with labor soon.!!!
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The quilted stainless looks great and should be a lot easier to keep clean than the bare insulation material. Everyone involved should be proud of that work.
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Mike,we all enjoyed working with the "kids".
Yours and Pete's as well.
Finding kids that can weld and will work is refreshing.
The Vo-Tech was great!

NOW,ABOUT MY GRANDPAS FAVORITE HAMMER!!!
I remember it having 6 handles,2 heads and i forgot that he had replaced the "eye" in the head a couple of times too.
My grandpa was a true craftsman,its a tricky thing to replace the "eye" in a hammer.
The wedge is still original to the hammer,and i'm looking for a good hickory tree to make a new handle for it.
I think Ed W. has some wild hickory on his place.
Maybe young Mike can help carve a handle?
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The quilted stainless looks great and should be a lot easier to keep clean than the bare insulation material. Everyone involved should be proud of that work.
Thanks Dan!
The engine goes in tomorrow,for good.
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