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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: 5th annual Redneck Roundup schedule

Two days before the fifth Redneck Roundup is to begin and the first day of another of Patman's classes. Some teaching and some eating. I got a little bit done on the speedster and Jim and I shortened...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,990
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: How many here remember the Workshop we had??

It looks like I will be settled down from our Redneck Roundup metal meet in time to attend this event. I have been encouraging Brent to do this again, and am looking forward to it. Can I stake a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 42,802
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: I could not sit idle, have a new project

Ed, I looked up the info on the gas tank sealer. It was provided to me from a friend in Grand Rapids, Michigan, who's employer owns the Miami Heat basketball team and the farm team for the Detroit...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 42,802
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: I could not sit idle, have a new project

Too bad you were not here to help. You could have mowed our grass as well.
I spent the time checking for leaks at the gas tank, and along the 8ft of gas line and the shut off valve. We also adjusted...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 42,802
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: I could not sit idle, have a new project

Ed, I do not remember at this time. A friend of mine from Grand Rapids, Michigan did it for me. I will make an attempt to find the can or get in touch with him


Regards, Will
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 42,802
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: I could not sit idle, have a new project

More small steps. I am enthused little more these days as I need to get this done and out of the way for the upcoming Redneck Roundup. Not likely to happen, but it is good motivation. I got the gas...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,178
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: Panel Delivery at the Ford Museum?

This is a copy of a post that I made on the Allmetalshaping website that I am an administrator for. I am sharing it here along with my sincere thanks to the large number of the members here that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,178
Posted By RockHillWill
Panel Delivery at the Ford Museum?

I have been told / asked about the 225A Panel Delivery entered in Fine Point at Oskosh event has been sent to the Ford museum. I don't know what to say to those that have asked. Can some one confirm...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,962
Posted By RockHillWill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: 5th annual Redneck Roundup schedule

This event has continued to grow, and I have previously had to limit the attendance to 40 folks, but the demand has been stronger this year and I have decided to expand a little to 50 folks or so....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By RockHillWill
5th annual Redneck Roundup schedule

The wife and I have decided to host another of the Redneck Roundups here in Rock Hill, S.C. on April 5th, 6th and 7th. Lunch and the evening meals are included as is sheet metal materials, and I am...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,649
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: Vaporlock and the ensuing conversations

The pressure differential will determine the direction of travel.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,470
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: Wheeling machine availablity

Fastenal surprised me with a response for a quote to the upper northwest. Palletized crate for four of the customers in this shipment are:

Oregon = $260
Texas = $210
Ohio = $185
Wisconsin =...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,649
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: Vaporlock and the ensuing conversations

For those that still don't believe in vapor lock:

https://sciencing.com/two-types-vaporization-8676696.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,470
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: Wheeling machine availablity

This fifth shipment of English wheels has arrived here in Rock Hill. This is the second time that a shipment has been held in customs over concerns of the crate material 'issues'. This accounts for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 42,802
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: I could not sit idle, have a new project

Continuing small step - maybe someday this thing will be done. Retirement is not all that it's cracked up to be. At any rate a little more got done. No matter how hard I try, the Bugatti build and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: Toe-In Tool

It has been my practice to jack up the tires and make the scribe line, but then to not only put them back on the ground, but roll the car backwards at least one full tire diameter, then roll back...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: Sad news today the passing of Bill Edstrom

Bill and I were good friends. We competed with each other and shared the enthusiasm for details. I was fortunate to visit Bill and Silvia at their home and they were gracious and charming hosts. They...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,199
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: Truck Radiator Shells

I agree with the original post on this thread.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,470
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: Wheeling machine availablity

Peter has informed me that that this fifth shipment of six of his wheeling machines have left the port in Australia, and is due here in 6-8 weeks. One of the new owners is a member of this forum and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: New Addition to Mathews Va.

I am always amazed. Good Job!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: Canopy Top (65-A) for Pick-up Box (78-A or 78-B)?

That's a very nice looking truck.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: Model A parts being hand made at national metal meet

Mike, the meet is held right at this time of year on an annual basis. Regular input on these events are available on some websites. I am an administrator on Allmetalshaping.com, and we have other...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By RockHillWill
Model A parts being hand made at national metal meet

Jim and I just got back from the 2017 metal meet annually held in Oblong, Illinois. Here are some pictures, but first I would like to take time to thank those that interrupt their lives to host such...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 42,802
Posted By RockHillWill
Re: I could not sit idle, have a new project

Another small step. I finished the tail section, mounted the seats, installed the steering wheel and prepped the logos for riveting. They are a different size than the body rivets and am awaiting...
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