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  1. 2nd coat of mud is on the wall and is drying...

    2nd coat of mud is on the wall and is drying good. I should be able to put up the loft headers tomorrow except I have to take Laurie to doctors appointment. Don't know if I will get to the property....
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    Sticky back foam insulation Attachment did not...

    Sticky back foam insulation

    Attachment did not load. This insulation is readily available at dept or hardware stores. I buy it at Menards lumber yard.
  3. Today I got the first layer of mud on seam that...

    Today I got the first layer of mud on seam that will be behind the header. Tomorrow I will add second layer. Hopefully this will be all that is required so plaster can cure by Tuesday so I can...
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    Sorry Moline I know this is a low ball offer but...

    Sorry Moline I know this is a low ball offer but I really do not need it but don't want to see it go to scrap.

    $100 and I will come and get it. Will make a good parts attachment for restorations I...
  5. Today I finished the 3rd tier of drywall and...

    Today I finished the 3rd tier of drywall and added some insulation so I can heat that section of the building. I need heat to dry the mud needed in the tier2/tier3 seam under the floor joist header....
  6. I have to finish up model 49 restoration before I...

    I have to finish up model 49 restoration before I do a major teardown on the 318. Working on new shop at rural property and Steve says 4 weeks I will be back to work at the greenhouse. I am busy but...
  7. Jeff, the longer bolt I need is the lower one...

    Jeff, the longer bolt I need is the lower one that attaches the U-bracket to lift arm. The bolts you sent will not engage the lock nuts. I have to assume you had category 0 lift arms and they were...
  8. Just letting you know Jeff that I received...

    Just letting you know Jeff that I received category 1 lift arms and hardware from Bill this morning. All looks good except I need some longer hardware for lift link to lower lift arm. Thanks again...
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    It's been another week pete. Still waiting.

    It's been another week pete. Still waiting.
  10. Fed UP (combination of FedEx and UPS) delivered...

    Fed UP (combination of FedEx and UPS) delivered 3PH lower lift arms, pins, and retaining chains.

    I roughly assembled to make sure I had all parts when I install it.
    Won't be installed for a...
  11. Last night I slipped out to the garage and...

    Last night I slipped out to the garage and installed the rear axle oil level sight gage. Closed frame tractors use a breather (AM36965) in the sight gage tubing. Confirmed that open frame tractors do...
  12. Work on ST has slowed again as I have been...

    Work on ST has slowed again as I have been working on new storage building. Will try to get one short chute and center bracket painted this weekend.
  13. Bill, just an FYI. The chute can be wrapped in...

    Bill, just an FYI. The chute can be wrapped in shrink wrap and mailed thru USPS. I have mailed them this way ... Gabby
  14. Yesterday had to shovel 4" of wet heavy snow to...

    Yesterday had to shovel 4" of wet heavy snow to finish off my busy day.

    Here is the status after today.

    Mounting bracket and drive assembly is fully reassembled.
    The assembly was mounted on...
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    The 26x12-12's in the photo were on tractor when...

    The 26x12-12's in the photo were on tractor when I purchased it.Tires were worn and fender was not raised. I was able to run the chains that came with the tractor but it was close and the chains wore...
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    The 317 has a history with Deere and there can be...

    The 317 has a history with Deere and there can be a lot of deals found with this model.

    Here is what I got for $750. It is a running 1979 with KT17 series II engine. Quickly became my "money pit"...
  17. Sorry members. Took Laurie out for Valentine's...

    Sorry members. Took Laurie out for Valentine's breakfast. Then grocery shopping; then home for a day of rest. Tomorrow morning is breakfast for JD retiree group and Laurie has doctors appointment...
  18. Trying to get the mount/drive section of ST done...

    Trying to get the mount/drive section of ST done today. Photo shows what work bench normally looks like. Not cleaned up and parts staged like I normally photo.

    This will be finished tonight but...
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    Pete, you still owe me a pulley. You advertised...

    Pete, you still owe me a pulley. You advertised this as a complete setup. I am not going to say anything about other missing or damaged parts but you do owe me a pulley yet.
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    I shoveled about 4" of light fluffy snow today....

    I shoveled about 4" of light fluffy snow today. Temp was supposed to be low but was comfortable in flannel shirt and sweat shirt until wind picked up.
  21. No animals for pets. Born and raised on a farm so...

    No animals for pets. Born and raised on a farm so nothing against them. Archer's parents have a great dane, couple of cats, and a couple of ferrets. Laurie has mild allergy to them so we just enjoy...
  22. Worked on drywall last two afternoons. Oldest was...

    Worked on drywall last two afternoons. Oldest was supposed to call me this morning to let me know if he was available to assist. No call so started myself.

    Measured and marked screw locations on...
  23. I have a 1/2 tube. Should be enough. But I do...

    I have a 1/2 tube. Should be enough. But I do need more black spray paint.

    Gasket will be in Thursday so will pick up paint same time. Tomorrow is work on building again day.
  24. I have to meet electrical contractor at rural...

    I have to meet electrical contractor at rural property this afternoon so no work on snow thrower other than I will stop at dealer and order gearbox gasket.
  25. Took the cover off the gearbox late this...

    Took the cover off the gearbox late this afternoon.


    This is the lowest amount of lube I have found in all the model 49's I have restored.
    I cleaned up the gearbox and in process of...
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