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#1 posted 01-14-2015 08:12 PM

Awesome. I am a huge fan of the old Cushman, Studebaker, IH Scout, Diamond REO, and a whole bunch of non-mechanical equipment.

6 – 6V batteries or the newer forklift type I have seen in some?

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#2 posted 01-14-2015 08:57 PM

Wait a minute, doc. Are you telling me, that you made a Delorian, out of a time machine?

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#3 posted 01-14-2015 09:23 PM

Awful pretty wood for a work truck bed!!

-- John, Suffolk Virgina

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#4 posted 01-14-2015 09:49 PM

Very coo. Nice woodwork.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#5 posted 01-14-2015 11:20 PM

That is really cool!
I could see that in a parade for sure!
Nice job man!

-- A bad day woodworking is still better than a good day working.

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Joe Lyddon

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#6 posted 01-15-2015 12:02 AM

Very COOL job!

It looks brand new… and NOT hand done!

Very good!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#7 posted 01-15-2015 12:29 AM

Just how big is your shop??? :D Very nice restoration.

-- Art

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#8 posted 01-15-2015 12:34 AM

cawabunga !
surfs up

very nice work

prefect ride
for the aging super hero
to hang ten
at the warehouse

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#9 posted 01-15-2015 01:16 AM

Thanks everyone for the kind words, since I’m an apprentice I like to do practical projects that cover new operations whenever possible.
Dallas, this one uses 4-6 volt deep cell batteries.
John, that bed mostly sees grandchildren, I don’t really use it for work. You probably are used to seeing them covered with carbon black.
Jeff, it is indeed a time machine.
Art I sent you a PM with statistics.
David, this is the only level of woody that fits my budget.

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#10 posted 01-15-2015 02:04 PM

Wood is great but steel is stronger. I really love metal working but its the lack of tooling that makes it harder for me.


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#11 posted 01-15-2015 02:50 PM

Beautiful. Hopefully all you put in that bed is your grandkids.

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Gene Howe

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#12 posted 01-15-2015 02:52 PM

Extremely gloat worthy refurb job.
Excellent work.
I love to see old things brought back to their previous glory. You went a step or two beyond and it works.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#13 posted 01-15-2015 05:01 PM

Wow Bob! That’s beautiful! I’d love to have one of these to “tool” around in.
Nice work!!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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