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Re: tin cab
« Reply #10 on: July 26, 2013, 09:14:55 PM »
cool HOTDOO, nice workmanship , l had a couple tin cabs in the past and even a 1960 model one of the first six off the assembly line that came up north here, a friend  will restore it after l gave it to him
 thanks for sharing you work GREAT
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Re: tin cab
« Reply #11 on: July 30, 2013, 09:46:40 PM »
Worked today making the idle wheel axles out of 3" exhaust pipe and cut out the link plates. Made the front and rear axles look like original by adding the tube to each.Wednesday,if it's raining I'm adding the wheel flanges to the 3" tube. hotdoo

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Re: tin cab
« Reply #12 on: August 08, 2013, 09:06:41 PM »
Tin cab idler are done. Tomorrow I will start fitting link plates up so I can get the springs put together. This and the machine shop still hasn't got my Salisbury clutch done yet has slowed this project! hotdoo

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Re: tin cab
« Reply #13 on: August 09, 2013, 07:15:20 PM »
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Pics show front and rear drives made to look like original plus the ider, plus pics of how the idlers link plates and springs all come together. hotdoo

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Re: tin cab
« Reply #14 on: August 23, 2013, 07:56:32 AM »

Well, I don't know how the pics got deleted but when I get farther along I'll post some more. Right now,everything I can think of is done except for the skis mounts,skags and ski-loops. Still waiting on clutch, Kohler was sent out to freshen up and remove the governor. Sanded skis yesterday,cut out mounts,just have to bend them up today. I still have to attach the sides,that will happen right after Labor day. hotdoo

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Re: tin cab
« Reply #15 on: September 04, 2013, 07:27:10 AM »
Here's a couple of pics,almost ready to be sent out for paint.hotdoo


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Re: tin cab
« Reply #16 on: September 06, 2013, 07:44:53 AM »
Send out to paint last night! hotdoo

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Re: tin cab
« Reply #17 on: September 27, 2013, 11:58:18 AM »
 Tin cab is primered,next week I'll coat the tank with RedCoat before any finish paint is applied. Finally got a Miller headlite for it off Ebay.Next is the seat material and making the seat.Skis,suspension,bogie wheels and front,rear drives are waiting to installed.hotdoo

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Re: tin cab
« Reply #18 on: October 02, 2013, 09:00:19 PM »
Went last night and coated tank,my painter has blocked it out,it's ready to paint and it looks awesome in light gray primer! hotdoo

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Re: tin cab
« Reply #19 on: October 15, 2013, 03:57:17 PM »
Thanks Ddub got the paint today! I'm going to start've painting the small parts,maybe whole sled,wouldn't be the first time! hotdoo