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Does the chrome skull on the tractor throttle "Hillbilly - up the Tac-Trac?

No way, it's kool
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The prefrontal lobe contour is easier on your hand than the sharp metal edge that was there
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Possibly a bit hillbillish, but who cares
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Negative comments about Don't modifications gets one banned
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Re: "Tac Trac" a Tractor modified to do many things!
« Reply #150 on: June 22, 2016, 09:02:36 PM »
Like this:
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« Reply #151 on: June 22, 2016, 09:18:39 PM »
I'm liking the ISIS fighters one with the P-40 as a close second.

The green looks pretty legit for colour match.
And the rotary abomination is ready for destruction detail!
I just don't want to wind up missing a digit or limb.  I can sometimes get in a hurry to get results.
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« Reply #152 on: June 22, 2016, 10:00:08 PM »
Whoa, now that sure does look purdy ! (in sling blade voice)
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« Reply #153 on: June 22, 2016, 10:33:56 PM »
Whoa, now that sure does look purdy ! (in sling blade voice)
That's where that name comes from!

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« Reply #154 on: June 22, 2016, 11:41:14 PM »
That looks fantastic.  Amazingly shiny!

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« Reply #155 on: June 23, 2016, 12:16:29 AM »
Here's my ideas:
2. A sign written in haji script saying, "Isis fighters, Martyr yourselves here"
   ^^^ That's my fav so far!

you couldn't PAY me to desecrate anything I own with that chicken scratch garbage!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #156 on: June 23, 2016, 12:44:02 AM »
I like the P40 stickers too. Maybe a lib will ask what they are and get close to those heat treated sharpened blades.

I got some of that TSC magic paint too, good stuff. That is way to purdy a paint job for messing it up.

Now, lets see it cut a few saplings down.
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« Reply #157 on: June 23, 2016, 01:41:36 AM »
Video for sure Don.   I definitely don't need a ballot shredder


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« Reply #158 on: June 23, 2016, 08:07:54 AM »
It looks like you put quite the edge on that blade.  Generally you don't want to sharpen mower blades to sharp.  You want to keep some base material there to make it more difficult for the blade to get large dents and chips on the cutting edge.  Your really not cutting grass as much as tearing it off.  Even with a really sharp blade on your lawn mower if you look at it the end of the grass spear is ragged.  Obviously you don't want the entire cutting edge of the blade rounded over.  There should be some point to it but it shouldn't be razor sharp either.

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« Reply #159 on: June 23, 2016, 08:17:18 AM »
For the life of me, I couldn't knock that exit wound in flat. I pounded in on until I centrifuged all my blood into my fingertips. If I would have pulled a hang nail, I'd have likely bled to death!

So I got it close, put a scab on the inside and welded 'er shut!

Hmmm, no pic of 'er welded shut...according to Shawn, it must not have happened!

So what you're saying is in that shop of yours you don't own an oxy acetylene torch with a rosebud? If this is true then you need to invest as you now own heavy equipment & use a bigger hammer you sissy...... ;D

I'm not sure about this whole mower mod. I agree we need video......

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« Reply #160 on: June 23, 2016, 09:43:40 AM »
Here's my ideas:
2. A sign written in haji script saying, "Isis fighters, Martyr yourselves here"
   ^^^ That's my fav so far!

you couldn't PAY me to desecrate anything I own with that chicken scratch garbage!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Good point Nate

It's off the list!
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« Reply #161 on: June 23, 2016, 09:47:20 AM »
It looks like you put quite the edge on that blade.  Generally you don't want to sharpen mower blades to sharp.  You want to keep some base material there to make it more difficult for the blade to get large dents and chips on the cutting edge.  Your really not cutting grass as much as tearing it off.  Even with a really sharp blade on your lawn mower if you look at it the end of the grass spear is ragged.  Obviously you don't want the entire cutting edge of the blade rounded over.  There should be some point to it but it shouldn't be razor sharp either.
You just learned me something!

I was wondering why the cutting angle was steeper than a knife, and why they come new without much (if any) of an edge.

Now on the flip side, we sharpen our axes before going to work on a shaggy bark hickory, so if the sharper blade cuts OK, I know it would be better on the saplings...

Or

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« Reply #162 on: June 23, 2016, 09:49:46 AM »
For the life of me, I couldn't knock that exit wound in flat. I pounded in on until I centrifuged all my blood into my fingertips. If I would have pulled a hang nail, I'd have likely bled to death!

So I got it close, put a scab on the inside and welded 'er shut!

Hmmm, no pic of 'er welded shut...according to Shawn, it must not have happened!

So what you're saying is in that shop of yours you don't own an oxy acetylene torch with a rosebud? If this is true then you need to invest as you now own heavy equipment & use a bigger hammer you sissy...... ;D

I'm not sure about this whole mower mod. I agree we need video......


Rosebud: Check

I'm not sure about this mod either!

Just willing to gamble a perfectly MX-6 to find out! ;-))
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« Reply #163 on: June 23, 2016, 10:02:24 AM »
You just learned me something!

I was wondering why the cutting angle was steeper than a knife, and why they come new without much (if any) of an edge.

Now on the flip side, we sharpen our axes before going to work on a shaggy bark hickory, so if the sharper blade cuts OK, I know it would be better on the saplings...

Or

That's my story, and I'm sticking with it!

I'm sure a sharp blade would help with the saplings as long as you don't mow any rocks etc.. prior to getting to said saplings.

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« Reply #164 on: June 23, 2016, 10:08:16 AM »
Rocks?!? Negative, boulders........
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« Reply #165 on: June 23, 2016, 10:09:04 AM »

So what you're saying is in that shop of yours you don't own an oxy acetylene torch with a rosebud? If this is true then you need to invest as you now own heavy equipment & use a bigger hammer you sissy...... ;D

I'm not sure about this whole mower mod. I agree we need video......


Rosebud: Check

I'm not sure about this mod either!

Just willing to gamble a perfectly MX-6 to find out! ;-))

For more detailed fab work like building bumpers or maybe light modifications like you are doing here the plasma torch and mig welder are great.  But for heavy duty repairs on machinery a oxy acetylene torch and stick welder will be your best friend.  You can heat things up to bend/ pound them back into shape and cut/ weld without needing to get parts real clean.

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Re: "Tac Trac" a Tractor modified to do many things!
« Reply #166 on: June 23, 2016, 10:28:16 AM »
Here's my ideas:
2. A sign written in haji script saying, "Isis fighters, Martyr yourselves here"
   ^^^ That's my fav so far!

you couldn't PAY me to desecrate anything I own with that chicken scratch garbage!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Yes definitely a good point. P-40 is my favourite in this case.
I just don't want to wind up missing a digit or limb.  I can sometimes get in a hurry to get results.
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« Reply #167 on: June 23, 2016, 10:47:17 AM »

For more detailed fab work like building bumpers or maybe light modifications like you are doing here the plasma torch and mig welder are great.  But for heavy duty repairs on machinery a oxy acetylene torch and stick welder will be your best friend.  You can heat things up to bend/ pound them back into shape and cut/ weld without needing to get parts real clean.

We've been over this before with senoir Don Jaun....he won't listen (openly), but next week he'll come home with a torch and pretend the DOTS had nothing to do with it. We'll give him praise, showering him with compliments, completely ignorant of the fact that we might have had a small part in his decision.

...oh, I also vote P40 style!
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« Reply #168 on: June 23, 2016, 11:29:47 AM »
A week? He's moving that fast now huh? Seem to recall a fuel pump taking months.......... ;)
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« Reply #169 on: June 23, 2016, 12:06:02 PM »
Looks like we might both be fired after that one!
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« Reply #170 on: June 23, 2016, 01:01:27 PM »
He did get the ol dog squatting dodge started.   Just hasn't done anything else. 

I did finally get a message back from him on a plus side


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« Reply #171 on: June 23, 2016, 01:45:34 PM »
He did get the ol dog squatting dodge started.   Just hasn't done anything else. 

I did finally get a message back from him on a plus side


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« Reply #172 on: June 23, 2016, 04:55:14 PM »
Heck, it will battle damage by the weekends end,,,,,,,,,,,,,

Will this work?
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« Reply #173 on: June 24, 2016, 10:59:05 PM »
I tested out the thing digging a fire pit for the neighbors

I found a leaking hydraulic cylinder in the 4-1 bucket!

Other than that, the paint was christened properly
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« Reply #174 on: June 24, 2016, 11:01:03 PM »
Then I made a ajor modification to the engine throttle handle

I glued on a skull!

A chromed skull

With Beady red eyes

And

It came off Square D

(Sorry Bobby, I know you wanted it!)

Now more throttle equals more death and destruction!
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« Reply #175 on: June 24, 2016, 11:38:08 PM »
This is getting serious,,,,,,,,,
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« Reply #176 on: June 24, 2016, 11:58:05 PM »
Does the skull qualify as a "hillbilly up" modification? 
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« Reply #177 on: June 25, 2016, 12:58:17 AM »
Yes.  Yes I think it does.  Needs a "fear this" sticker too


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« Reply #178 on: June 25, 2016, 01:45:05 AM »
Lets see, sharks teeth decal, scull throttle, exposed blades, tools, shovel (on a tractor?) and a shotgun rack about to be mounted?

Sounds like normal stuff around here.
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« Reply #179 on: June 25, 2016, 09:25:00 AM »
OK, we'll have a poll to decide...

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« Reply #180 on: June 25, 2016, 12:31:23 PM »
While you're at it you should sneak around behind the Frau's Peej and apply an "Ain't Skeered" sticker!
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« Reply #181 on: June 25, 2016, 01:17:03 PM »
OK, we'll have a poll to decide...

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« Reply #182 on: June 25, 2016, 02:58:03 PM »
Lets see, sharks teeth decal, scull throttle, exposed blades, tools, shovel (on a tractor?) and a shotgun rack about to be mounted?

Sounds like HILLBILLY stuff around here.
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« Reply #183 on: June 25, 2016, 06:29:07 PM »


I glued on a skull!

A chromed skull

With Beady red eyes

And

It came off Square D

(Sorry Bobby, I know you wanted it!)

Now more throttle equals more death and destruction!

I feel cheated.  >:(
So, Bobby...being the calculating trained warrior NCO that you are.  Take the appropriate action, Execute!

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« Reply #184 on: June 25, 2016, 09:37:29 PM »
I see somebody pushed the Banned button!

Sorry Bobby, I meant to send it to you like 1.5 years ago, but like most things in my life, I forgot to!

So I'll dedicate the carnage of living things to you, grunts, The Airborne, and Infantry in general!

OK?
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« Reply #185 on: June 26, 2016, 09:29:36 AM »
I see somebody pushed the Banned button!

Sorry Bobby, I meant to send it to you like 1.5 years ago, but like most things in my life, I forgot to!

So I'll dedicate the carnage of living things to you, grunts, The Airborne, and Infantry in general!

OK?

It's all good. I don't think it would fit on XJ and won't work with the Saturn. So I'll let it pass this time.
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