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by mickyd
Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Reborn 10ER
Replies: 30
Views: 29685

Re: Reborn 10ER

WOW, WOW, WOW.....that's all I can say. Fantastic job on the ER. She looks wonderful. I know from personal experience how time consuming and rewarding that project was. Makes ME want to pull out my rust bucket Mark 5 I've had buried in my garage for the past couple years and get on it. Maybe this wi...
by mickyd
Sat May 18, 2013 1:13 am
Forum: Community
Topic: Reviving POTPOURRI
Replies: 120
Views: 15051

JPG40504 wrote:How's 'Pinkie"?:D
Pinkie's still sleeping under the boat. Maybe I can convince shipwright to move in and get my boat done while I work on pinkie.
by mickyd
Sat May 18, 2013 12:55 am
Forum: Community
Topic: My new (to me) Sawsmith RAS
Replies: 37
Views: 6450

JPG40504 wrote:Hi
MickieD!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Whatchu say you young whipper snapper you? Tings good? Tings good here.
by mickyd
Thu May 16, 2013 10:23 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Reviving POTPOURRI
Replies: 120
Views: 15051

So what the difference between a woman and a terrorist?????.......You can negotiate with a terrorist!!! :p

And on a more serious woodworking note.....firing up the Greenie this weekend. Might just make something.
by mickyd
Wed May 15, 2013 12:58 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: My new (to me) Sawsmith RAS
Replies: 37
Views: 6450

Gee Heathicus.....I used to be a woodworker...... :-(
by mickyd
Sun Feb 20, 2011 8:06 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: 100 miles, $100, 5 hours, my new baby
Replies: 15
Views: 4494

NICE find!!!! She looks great. I can tell already that she's found a good long term home. Congrats. Enjoy the forum. Great group here.
by mickyd
Sat Feb 19, 2011 1:38 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Restoration Progress On My 1955 Greenie
Replies: 389
Views: 187939

Mickyd did do a beautiful job on his restoration. The problem with polished alum is it's hard to keep it looking that way. I wonder if Mike would ever want to do that process over again:D Dave Maintenance isn't a problem Dave. They still look PPPPEEERRRRFFFEEECCCTTTTT. Tom K turned me onto NEVR-DUL...
by mickyd
Wed Feb 16, 2011 12:48 am
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Restoration Progress On My 1955 Greenie
Replies: 389
Views: 187939

Barry, I'm less inclined to suggest stripping your new paint if you feel ........ If you chose to go this route, I would suggest testing an area like the inside of one of the legs and see how it works. Maybe sand off an area and lay on a coat of Hammered Verde Green and by morning you should have a...
by mickyd
Tue Feb 15, 2011 1:09 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Restoration Progress On My 1955 Greenie
Replies: 389
Views: 187939

Thanks for the info on the paint. I made the mistake of using paint that I matched at a paint store and painted my whole shopsmith with a brush. Then I got on this sight and saw how it should have been done from Mike. My question is do I have to strip all the paint back off and start over or can I ...
by mickyd
Mon Feb 14, 2011 4:23 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Restoration Progress On My 1955 Greenie
Replies: 389
Views: 187939

That is the paint he used! I believe he primed it also! Where you at Mike?????? You OK???? Oops....didn't read the message close enough. I primed EVERYTHING except the aluminum parts indicated in this post . So far they are holding up fine BUT....I don't have enough abusive miles on them to make a ...