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The Pursuit #5: Fixing the Chattanooga Chatter Box

05-24-2021 02:50 AM by sansoo22 | 4 comments »

This Bedrock 604C type 6a is most UNAFFECTIONATELY nicknamed the Chattanooga Chatter Box. This “fancy” plane earned its nickname by chattering no matter what I did with it. I toiled for days when I first “restored” it and finally gave up. This was 18 months ago and I’ve have learned a metric butt load more about planes since then. All my other smoothers have been sold off or stripped down for restore so this jerk needed to perform. Around here we often talk about fettling or tuning planes to get them up and running. Most of the time this is little things like sharpening, lapping the body, and adjusting the frog. Sometimes it get’s into more n...

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