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by Bob1774
Mon Nov 22, 2021 12:23 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: the VW shack
Replies: 14
Views: 281

Re: the VW shack

Creative way to get the project done! Sometimes you just got to do what you got to do!

Like others said, can't wait to see the progress pix.
by Bob1774
Sun Nov 21, 2021 7:21 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 228D help id
Replies: 12
Views: 119

Re: 228D help id

Glad you got it ID'd. Nice lantern with those smooth pumps. FWIW, if you have a later iPhone, you can swipe up from the bottom in camera mode to turn on/off the flash. Took me months to figure that out. If you don't have an iPhone, then I'm sure if you googled the issue with your brand, a similar ob...
by Bob1774
Thu Nov 18, 2021 3:20 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Adele Special
Replies: 10
Views: 313

Re: Adele Special

Recorded the show and watched with the wife last night. Loved the songs, especially the sound track to the James Bond movie, "Skyfall." Skipped over the blah blah blah with O. Adele does have a powerful singing voice and good rapport with the audience. I had the good fortune to witness Haley's Comet...
by Bob1774
Thu Nov 18, 2021 3:10 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Let's talk coffee
Replies: 39
Views: 499

Re: Let's talk coffee

I use a Cuisinart drip coffee maker that has the option for "bold," and also "1-4 cups." I make about a half pot for myself, and find that using those two options really picks up the flavor. It slows the process down quite a bit, and lets the hot water simmer in the grounds and filter before drippin...
by Bob1774
Wed Nov 17, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Let's talk coffee
Replies: 39
Views: 499

Re: Let's talk coffee

Just saw this in a news feed! Of course there is probably a study that says the opposite, but I'm going with drink real coffee!
Short version: 4-6 cups a day helps reduce dementia and stroke risk!

https://news.yahoo.com/double-down-dail ... 47009.html
by Bob1774
Wed Nov 17, 2021 3:46 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Let's talk coffee
Replies: 39
Views: 499

Re: Let's talk coffee

Some interesting research on the web about coffees and why we like certain brands and flavors. (Northwestern U., 2018) Turns out that our brain receptors link the intake of caffeine, with the specific taste that the drinker associates with it. While the tongue has various taste areas, which is now d...
by Bob1774
Wed Nov 17, 2021 3:26 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Windows Update then Automatic Repair Failure
Replies: 23
Views: 251

Re: Windows Update then Automatic Repair Failure

And if it couldn't get worse, Windows 11 has a new patch to force you to use Edge as your browser? Hope not so, but saw it on a news feed. The other browser apps seem to think they sealed the door this time. Perhaps they will figure out a way around it, I sure hope so.
by Bob1774
Mon Nov 15, 2021 2:18 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT-Can you help a girl out?
Replies: 11
Views: 321

Re: OT-Can you help a girl out?

Thanks everyone! I think the voting ends tonight, and not sure she'll make first place, but do know that she really appreciates the support!
by Bob1774
Sun Nov 14, 2021 11:20 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 4/52 Black band 200A
Replies: 17
Views: 337

Re: 4/52 Black band 200A

Nice recovery on those! +1 on using a drywall screw to snag the spring out of the generator. Also, some generators had a little mesh screen jammed in the end of the tube, which will kill the pricker wire about every time. Use a BBQ skewer to poke it out after you get the spring out if one is in ther...
by Bob1774
Sun Nov 14, 2021 8:40 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT-Can you help a girl out?
Replies: 11
Views: 321

Re: OT-Can you help a girl out?

Thanks, Ron and John! Every vote counts!
by Bob1774
Sun Nov 14, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT-Can you help a girl out?
Replies: 11
Views: 321

Re: OT-Can you help a girl out?

arizonacamper wrote: Sun Nov 14, 2021 6:06 pm I voted for her good luck
Shawn
Thanks! I know she appreciates all the support she can get, hoping to win a national sponsorship!
by Bob1774
Sun Nov 14, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT-Can you help a girl out?
Replies: 11
Views: 321

OT-Can you help a girl out?

A good friend of our family has chosen her "hobby," to be drag racing! She has a full time job as a dental hygienist, but loves fast cars! Her husband is her mechanic and racing partner. Lindsay is currently in the running for the top spot to receive a national sponsorship, based on online votes. I ...
by Bob1774
Sat Nov 13, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Trip of a lifetime. Now picture heavy.
Replies: 70
Views: 1211

Re: Trip of a lifetime.

Fun adventure, for sure! When I retired, I took my full size Suburban on a 6 week, 6k mile trek to CA and back. Turned off the radio after about an hour or so, and just enjoyed the peace and quiet and the beautiful country we live in. Slept in the truck with a stay at friends or motels every third d...
by Bob1774
Thu Nov 11, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: A collector near LaGrange,Ga
Replies: 18
Views: 419

Re: A collector near LaGrange,Ga

Did you check the gasket in the fuel cap? If you are losing pressure with the pump rod closed, it is most probably the gasket in the cap. I guess there is a chance you damaged the seat in the check valve. The square shaft has a conical shape that seats tight to positively hold the pressure. You can ...
by Bob1774
Thu Nov 11, 2021 3:11 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Rare photo's
Replies: 7
Views: 270

Re: Rare photo's

Interesting snapshots of history! Thanks for sharing. I liked the fact that most of photos were sort of matter of fact and not posed or created.
by Bob1774
Tue Nov 09, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: As luck would have it…
Replies: 23
Views: 398

Re: As luck would have it…

Patience pays off! Nice acquisitions.
Attached is the direction sheet for the inverted if you don't have a copy. You're probably aware that there were a couple different pumps and CV on those.
by Bob1774
Mon Nov 08, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT-Another Weber
Replies: 8
Views: 204

Re: OT-Another Weber

Kevin, The letter code on the vent is "K," or 1988. It has the "one touch," lower venting system, that was a premium at the time. The earlier models had the three dial vents on the bottom. Just like there are folks who love and collect old Coleman, there are forums and collectors who love Webers! Ve...
by Bob1774
Mon Nov 08, 2021 9:29 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT-Another Weber
Replies: 8
Views: 204

OT-Another Weber

Didn't find any GPA's at the last flea market of the season here, but did pick this up locally for $30! Near mint condition and heavier gauge metal than the current models, and the lids seem to fit tighter. I already have a great gas grill, and an egg style smoker, but I still love these classic Web...
by Bob1774
Sun Nov 07, 2021 10:20 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OCP tutorials? 275? I remember why I hate 275s!
Replies: 16
Views: 244

Re: OCP tutorials? 275? I remember why I hate 275s!

Walked right by a turd at the flea market today, even in a nice yellow clamshell case, but I still would have passed at "free." Nice of you to get this one going for a friend though!
by Bob1774
Sun Nov 07, 2021 2:10 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: DST
Replies: 5
Views: 122

DST

Wow, didn't know how many clocks and devices were synchronized to the time change.

I think we had about 30 plus devices to change in our house. What a PiTA.
by Bob1774
Sat Nov 06, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: IDITOS
Replies: 22
Views: 491

Re: IDITOS

Those of us collecting our SS benefits want to thank those who choose to increase their odds of forfeiting their contributions by the personal choices they make and help keep the program solvent! Go Darwin!
by Bob1774
Fri Nov 05, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT-enamel cast iron Dutch oven
Replies: 21
Views: 409

Re: OT-enamel cast iron Dutch oven

Mike, While most of the time cast iron Dutch oven cooking doesn't matter whether enameled or seasoned, cooking certain acidic and reactive foods do better in an enameled pan. Some acidic foods can strip the seasoning, like tomatoes, wine braised roasts, or vinegar based dishes. Best solution? Have b...
by Bob1774
Fri Nov 05, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT-enamel cast iron Dutch oven
Replies: 21
Views: 409

Re: OT-enamel cast iron Dutch oven

Le Creuset as others said if you want a special gift and the cost is not out of range for your budget. I purchased a 7 qt. Tramontina at Sam's Club 10 years ago, and it has been excellent, especially for around $25! I think they are about $40 now. Regardless of what you end up with, I suggest you ge...
by Bob1774
Fri Oct 29, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I got too much stuff
Replies: 33
Views: 699

Re: I got too much stuff

A long time friend and his wife run an estate sale business. I've attended a few, and he knows to let me know if there are some GPA's in the mix. What is pretty depressing is to see a lifetime collection of nice tools, materials, and other items that you know the owner cherished and accumulated with...
by Bob1774
Thu Oct 28, 2021 1:55 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: First black band
Replies: 16
Views: 336

Re: First black band

Great find! I think that the black was a process of anodizing the aluminum base rest and frame, and not paint. Therefore, go easy on any abrasive cleaning. As others said, the very nice globe and reflector made that a great deal in today's reality of finding some great vintage lanterns in the wild, ...
by Bob1774
Wed Oct 27, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: New GPA hauler
Replies: 17
Views: 295

Re: New GPA hauler

Pancho,
Seems those dash lights all go out about the same time in my experience. Once you get the part# and supply info, I'd change them all if you are in the dashboard, FWIW. Also, not sure whether they now have LED replacements?
Hope you're planning a road trip with the family!
by Bob1774
Wed Oct 27, 2021 1:29 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: New GPA hauler
Replies: 17
Views: 295

Re: New GPA hauler

Nice ride! Those Ford/Mercury vintage sedans were/are the best! My dad had several Grand Marquis, and I had a '91 Lincoln TC. Loved that thing and wish they still made them. It was as if driving down the interstate in your leather recliner. The trunk was huge. I bought a full size Suburban to replac...
by Bob1774
Wed Oct 27, 2021 1:23 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Social distanting in Wallowa couty
Replies: 10
Views: 366

Re: Social distanting in Wallowa couty

I like the concept of courtesy spacing, you know, like being in the restroom standing at the urinal. Nothing more annoying than no one else in there until some AH stands next to you and wants to talk, while a wall full of options are available.
by Bob1774
Wed Oct 27, 2021 12:08 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Given some freebies
Replies: 11
Views: 427

Re: Given some freebies

CV stuck as suggested by others. The last post mentioned BBQ skewer, which is a good way to nudge the little BB loose from the varnished up seat. However, using the experience of others, make sure the fuel cap is off and no pressure to blow back! While that fuel looks pretty bad, it is amazing how c...
by Bob1774
Tue Oct 26, 2021 2:27 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: one of my better deals
Replies: 15
Views: 382

Re: one of my better deals

Good find, and even better your lead line to the maid wasn't, "I'm looking for a deal on an inverted." No telling what that might have gotten you!
by Bob1774
Mon Oct 25, 2021 2:37 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Hope you don't mind me mentioning....
Replies: 73
Views: 904

Re: Hope you don't mind me mentioning....

Happy birthday, Dean!
Always a treat to read your posts, and this one was especially nice to hear, faithful servant.
by Bob1774
Wed Oct 20, 2021 1:41 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT Something's wrong here....
Replies: 30
Views: 725

Re: OT Something's wrong here....

I agree that the compass in question should be retired from duty in the field, but it would be interesting if in fact the magnetic needle had its poles swapped somehow, and could be reverted. If you have time, and another magnet, perhaps share if the needle was indeed "reversed," polarity. I find ma...
by Bob1774
Mon Oct 18, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT Something's wrong here....
Replies: 30
Views: 725

Re: OT Something's wrong here....

Nice April Fools compass gift! I assume the one on the right pointed the same/wrong direction, when not close to the other magnetic needle? If both needles are correct, it would make sense that the opposite poles would attract, with the weaker one orienting in the wrong direction. If convinced it is...
by Bob1774
Sun Oct 17, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: It's a 200A sort of day! Light-up!
Replies: 32
Views: 462

Re: It's a 200A sort of day! Light-up!

Those look terrific! Nice job.
I'll bet that '58 won't last long in the classified section.
by Bob1774
Sun Oct 17, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Check valve removal tool
Replies: 29
Views: 1155

Re: Check valve removal tool

Great tool, Mike! Still enjoy the one I got from you at the Great Lakes Gathering years ago! Made extremely well! It makes that task so easy.
by Bob1774
Sun Oct 17, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: It's a 200A sort of day! Light-up!
Replies: 32
Views: 462

Re: It's a 200A sort of day!

They're going to both look nice!
Hope that bleaching works. Really hard to match that color of red on those years.
by Bob1774
Sun Oct 17, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Another 316 arc fired up this week
Replies: 22
Views: 362

Re: Another 316 arc fired up this week

Nice job! I'm glad you got time to take your time! Worth the wait.
by Bob1774
Thu Oct 14, 2021 11:21 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Got pigeons?
Replies: 8
Views: 237

Re: Got pigeons?

Yikes! I've never had a vent with that much bird poo, but I know it etches nickel... What the heck do those birds eat anyhow 😁 I believe it is the ammonia from the poo, that eventually causes the pitting in metals, regardless of what they are eating! Timm, that is one nasty looking lantern, that I ...
by Bob1774
Thu Oct 14, 2021 11:15 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT: advice on a better mouse trap
Replies: 26
Views: 346

Re: OT: advice on a better mouse trap

If your are using the Victor style traps, try using the end of a Q-tip to securely place in the trigger, smeared with peanut butter. They can easily clean off a trigger just smeared with PB, without setting off the trap, but greedy little things that they are, they will work persistently to get the ...
by Bob1774
Tue Oct 12, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Crew marked FS lantern?
Replies: 13
Views: 354

Re: Crew marked FS lantern?

I'm leaning towards FS, and B3? If you look closely, the PO seems to have used a scribe to scratch an outline before the crude stippling. The left side of the that lower left character appears to have a straight line/scratch. No idea what that would have been an abbreviation for, but sure was a defi...
by Bob1774
Mon Oct 11, 2021 2:34 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Amazing two weeks - now a...Red Ted
Replies: 19
Views: 494

Re: Amazing two weeks - now a...Red Ted

Guess the retirement gig is working out okay? Nice finds! Hard to believe that such nice pieces are still out there in the wild. Haven't retired yet. They keep throwing more money at me to work from home. The time is coming soon though. Hit 62 in June and have 30 years with the State. If I was comm...
by Bob1774
Sun Oct 10, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Amazing two weeks - now a...Red Ted
Replies: 19
Views: 494

Re: Amazing two weeks - now a...Red Ted

Guess the retirement gig is working out okay? Nice finds! Hard to believe that such nice pieces are still out there in the wild.
by Bob1774
Thu Oct 07, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: which fuel cap for a burg?
Replies: 10
Views: 271

Re: which fuel cap for a burg?

Someone in the classifieds is looking for a "tomato red," cap in very good condition. Perhaps the OP would paint a 3 piece burgundy for you, and you can work out the details on a swap? They mentioned they've been painting caps to match, but cannot find the right hue for the "tomato," red.
by Bob1774
Thu Oct 07, 2021 3:03 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Does This Make My Butt Look Fat?
Replies: 6
Views: 346

Re: Does This Make My Butt Look Fat?

We had a herd of sixteen deer in our back yard this week, two bucks. One a little 6 pointer, and the other at least 10 or maybe 12. Since our back yard looks over a private country club, I doubt they get harvested, at least here, but they sure had a bountiful year of fawns! First time our apple tree...
by Bob1774
Tue Oct 05, 2021 12:04 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT, Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, And WhatsApp are all down. Have ya heard about it?
Replies: 32
Views: 459

Re: OT, Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, And WhatsApp are all down. Have ya heard about it?

I find it a little bit hypocritical of CBS, and the other major news outlets to be shocked that Facebook purposely creates or highlights issues that increase media traffic, which in turn increase ad sales. That's what they have all done and they are just desperate now because they are getting the #$...
by Bob1774
Mon Oct 04, 2021 1:47 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Fleamart Finds Oct 2
Replies: 3
Views: 210

Re: Fleamart Finds Oct 2

Nice finds. I was on the hunt for a flaring tool also, and found them either hard to find, or priced ridiculously high. Finally got one similar design to yours for a couple of $. FWIW, those funnels polish up nicely chucked in a drill and some 0000 wool used on them.
by Bob1774
Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:57 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Frabill funnel?
Replies: 6
Views: 171

Re: Frabill funnel?

Frabill's was purchased by Plano in 2012 I learned, and they still make fishing accessories. I think this funnel was probably from the 50's or early 60's, seeing no zip code on the packaging, and the fact that such an item was still made in the USA!
by Bob1774
Sun Oct 03, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Frabill funnel?
Replies: 6
Views: 171

Frabill funnel?

Anyone seen these before? Made in Milwaukee, WI. I liked the graphics of the double mantle lantern. It also has a brass screen filter, but no felt.
by Bob1774
Sun Oct 03, 2021 7:15 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: (OT) Cast iron religion
Replies: 9
Views: 353

Re: (OT) Cast iron religion

I think the "throw it in the fire," gets "panned," a lot on CI websites due to the risk of permanently damaging a vintage piece. While no one would care about a newer Lodge, or overseas clunky stuff, the old vintage cast iron is much thinner and more susceptible to warping, cracking, or getting too ...
by Bob1774
Sun Oct 03, 2021 7:04 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Funnel felt replacement
Replies: 8
Views: 285

Re: Funnel felt replacement

Couldn't find the tutorial from 2013, but still had some photos. Should be clear enough!

I found that tracing around a can of Seafoam additive was a good size for the felt.