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KRM
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Posted by KRM on Thursday, May 27, 2021 12:25 PM

Yeah, it is over leave it there! No one cares about anyone's opinions any more than anyone cares about theirs. Laugh

WOW, I ordered this cab heater for the 590i XUV Tuesday late afternoon and it came about an hour ago. Now I have to decide if I want to install it or pay someone else $300 to 350 to do it. Chances are I will do a better job because I have the time to take to do it to my standards. Wink  Besides after being an assembler on Cat tractors for over 23 years it don't look that bad, just the under the unit part will be a push routing the hoses. I have had the top apart already for other stuff. Looks worse than it is. Surprise

Have a safe Holiday weekend.

 https://infernoheaters.com/product/2016-2019-john-deere-xuv-590-inferno-cab-heater-with-defrost-direct-fit-hidden/

 

 

 

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Thursday, May 27, 2021 6:34 PM

HOME ALIVE!!!! Can tell you how many rivets in the back of an 18 wheeler trailer at 75 mph.   Fred tailgated everyone on 4 lane highway and suddenly jumps over to other lane.   Loved to get up and personal on two lanes.

He did all the work. 

Rest. 8:30 AM appointment at Duke Raleigh.

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Posted by KRM on Thursday, May 27, 2021 7:23 PM
Well I decided who would do the heater install for the Gator,,,,,,,,,,,,ME. I would not like what anyone else did and I can do a better job than some slob wanting a fast buck.
part one tear down. Things are looking good for the install tomorrow! Got some wire stuff I have to change but the rest is just straight forward. More to come tomorrow!
Like Roy,,, DIY why let a idiot make money doing something wrong.
Tear down,
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Posted by V8Vega on Thursday, May 27, 2021 9:17 PM

Nice workshop you have.

Today I soldered jumper wires to the two outside rails and connecting the center rails for a through path on the center rail on a old Ross switch. I only did the center rail on the main line route, the diverging is going to depend on power from a feeder on the adjoining track.

New Ross switches this is already done.

Caution only buy old Ross switches if there a low price and your confident of your soldering skills.

In soldering a jumper wire on the center rails a outside rail is close by and I managed to make a real good direct short, and had to undo it and redo it.

 

I was apprehensive because I have had trouble soldering wires to rails before but it went OK today.

I have two more switches to go.

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Posted by smokey1 on Thursday, May 27, 2021 9:59 PM

Acually they will do it but charge to do so unless you buy switch machines with it, Then it is done. 

 

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Friday, May 28, 2021 6:31 AM

74 and sunny.  Thick Egos and coffee.  Off to meet my Duke Raleigh team [including my WakeMed Dr. WakeMed and Duke are partners].

 

Have a good one. 

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Posted by anjdevil2 on Friday, May 28, 2021 8:30 AM

TGIF!!!!!

Ran  out at lunch and bought a lawn mower, after work, cut the lawn - I got my work out in per my phone and the lawn looks great.  No more jungle.  Repair shop will be picking up the rider and the other push mower for service next week.  I may just do the push mower the rest of the summer.

Relocated the snow blower from the garage to the shed, tossed a few things in the trash and recycle.  Bike starts and runs, just need to get gas.  

Jenni got a big tent for Sunday - now going into the 60s for our picnic.  Shop tonight, clean up Mom's house in the AM then to Jenni's to set up.  

Looks like 10 will make an appearance.  Hope to be in bed earlier on Sunday 0630 wake up call for me - Firehouse at 0800 then color guard for cemetery, Armed Forces monument and the Civil War Monuments.  Then hopefully - nothing but relaxing the rest of the day.

Chief - Glad you made it back!!

Good Luck on your project, Kev.....

Sunny now and breezy - getting cooler and darker with 2+" of rain expected.  

Off to work - check in later.............

I am the monster in your head...And I thought you'd learn by now, It seems you haven't yet.
I am the venom in your skin  --- Breaking Benjamin


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Posted by KRM on Friday, May 28, 2021 8:47 PM

Day two of the Gator XUV heater project,,,I have heat, now that it is summer. Laugh But hey, we have more cold months than warm ones so we will be good to go. It was some kind of job but 10 hours later it is looking and working fine! Cleaned up the spaghetti wiring and then did the install. Just need a test run and put the box back on and done!!  Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Friday, May 28, 2021 9:53 PM

KRM
Cleaned up the spaghetti wiring and then did the install.

Great job cleaning up that rat's nest of wiring K'!  Drives me crazy when I see a mess like that and trust me, I've seen plenty.

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Friday, May 28, 2021 10:04 PM

Here it is:

 

I have small cell lung cancer in my lower back side of right lung. Small. Trying to spread to the bones. Fooled all the Dr.s as didn't have "signature" of cancer. Why I have been in lots of pain. Not in any organs. Spent most of the day in Oncology at Duke Raleigh [they partner with my hospital WakeMed]. Lots done. Had my mask done for next weeks radiation. Got Sharpie marks on my body with stickers over them. Lines me up for zapping. Will do a few over several days instead of all at one time. First one is neck where I have the most pain. Dr. Kim [pretty Asian descent lady] says the zapping will kill the bone ones and bones regrow. She is good. Great personality. Not so bubbly but suppose to be outstanding in her field is Dr. Stevenson. She will administer chemo. That will be three weeks from now. 2 week delay as sent to a special lab to get the gene makeup of the tumor. This is to insure the right chemo. When finished, will continue some type of antibody treatments as cancer will hide and try to fool the body's antibodies. This prevents it from reoccurring.

 
Dr. Kim was very concerned that no one had addressed my severe pain and not sleeping. I am now on Oxy and have a sleep aid. Trying the Oxy regiment first. If still can't sleep, add the sleep. It is safe to mix with Oxy. Oxy makes me real drowsy but I'm still in some pain. I'm one that does not like that type of meds so "treading" lightly on the Oxy.

 

 

The other night got a text from a buddy on the "rifle forum".  "Cancer will not kill you but riding with Fred will."  Humor at the right time.   

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Posted by fifedog on Saturday, May 29, 2021 5:21 AM

ChiefHope all this goes well,moving forward. Yes

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Saturday, May 29, 2021 6:47 AM

Stay strong Chief, you can win this one!  Sounds like you've got a good team on your side!

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Saturday, May 29, 2021 8:17 AM

71 and cloudy. Going to 80 today and then 62 high tomorrow.  Back to 78 Memorial Day [some folks don't know what the real meaning of Memorial Day is].

 
I did find out one surprising thing. Chest x-rays are not good for finding lung cancer. Every Dr. says that now. I had one on Feb. 28th. Showed nothing. Dr.s say, if chest x-rays show something, you got it bad. I have one every year just for that reason. I've been led down the wrong road.
 
Will reclinerize all day today. Wifey out and bringing me a BoJ's biscuit. 
 

Have a great day.

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Saturday, May 29, 2021 9:38 AM

Chief - prayers coming your way Angel

Regards, Roy

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Posted by V8Vega on Saturday, May 29, 2021 10:47 AM

Chief I will remember you in prayer.

Kev I see a radiator, what kind of engine?

Amusement parks are opening up, restraunts are open.

Gas is at a 7 year high, a dollar more than it was at the end of the year. $4.30 cheapest station.

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Posted by KRM on Saturday, May 29, 2021 11:07 AM

V8Vega

 Kev I see a radiator, what kind of engine?

 

Dennis it is a liquid cooled Chery (China built) 586cc 2 cyl in-line, 32hp @ 5600 rpm. Why I wanted the liquid coolent heater for it.

 

Chief, prayers for you and the good fight! Angel

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Posted by pennytrains on Saturday, May 29, 2021 6:08 PM

Hang tough Chief!  Prayers for you and yours too!  Sleep  And for a good night's sleep as well!  Sleep

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Posted by V8Vega on Saturday, May 29, 2021 9:58 PM

The guy they caught shooting out car windows on the freeway here, 100 windows, $10,000 damage. Is being charged with 3 counts of attempted murder with a deadly weapon, He has a record so he could get 90 years. Shooting out those windows must have been a lot of fun.

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Posted by fifedog on Sunday, May 30, 2021 7:23 AM

Mornin' boys and girls. Cloudy and a cool 51 along the Patterson Creek cut-off. Feels more like football weather, than pic-a-nic weather... Will be on the noon train today, down in Romney, WV.

Yesterday, was volunteering at the NRHS Chapter musuem, when my former ride went by Canal Place (Cumberland, MD). It was nice to see the open-air car (my creation) go by. Hope the riders enjoy it, especially when the steam engine is on the point. I spent many an hour last summer fabricating the metal sides on 803.

For yuz guyz in the NorthEast, N&W 611 J-Class steam engine is back in Strasburg, PA for another visit. If I was close, I'd check it out.

I will catch the end of the 600 tonight, as well as all the highlights from the 500. 

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Sunday, May 30, 2021 7:27 AM

Good morning all!

Coffee's makin' Coffee It got really cool for the holiday weekend, abnormally cool...

Did not do much yesterday. Watched the NASCAR race. Went to a neighbor's house to see their 8 wk old sheepdog pup - then to dinner. Will watch - or attempt to watch - the races today.

Kev - nice job on the heater!

Dennis - glad they caught the guy finally! Put 'im away for good.

Regards, Roy

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Sunday, May 30, 2021 7:43 AM

85 degrees yesterday.  62 guessed high today.  Back to 80 tomorrow.  What a difference a day makes.  TV Church today.  Wifey doesn't want to get out.  I can drive but don't want to due to meds I'm taking.   Cloudy and misty.  Have a great week ahead.

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Posted by pennytrains on Sunday, May 30, 2021 5:38 PM

fifedog
the highlights from the 500

Fastest race ever they think!

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Posted by fifedog on Monday, May 31, 2021 8:32 AM

Mornin' boys and girls. And happy Memorial Day. Cookout at Fifedom at 3, burgers and dogs. If you're in the neighborhood...

Nice train yesterday, but chilly. Even with gloves on, my fingers were cold. Came home, ate, then watched last 100 of Charlotte. Also saw that old guys rule, go Helio.

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Monday, May 31, 2021 8:33 AM

64 degrees and sunny. Wifey and I took doggies to groomer 3 miles away. She does them in her house. Granddaughter to one of our family like friends.

Slept good. Did woke up several times. Tylenol with all the other made it work. My Pharmacist lady told me OK to mix.  Her Sister [oncologist] came by with her yesterday.  She is "secretly" watching what has been recommended and planned.  Making sure all is done right.  Nice to have a Dr. who is a close friend watching.

Memorial Day ceremony at 11. Then rest for the day.

Thanks guys for the prayers.

Enjoy and be safe.

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Posted by Banks on Monday, May 31, 2021 8:52 AM

HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY

Thanks to those who gave their all.

Nice job Kev

Today is Grandaughters 14th birthday. Celebrating with a picnic at their place this evening.

Beautiful day today after a couple of  cool and much needed rainy days here. Bought 3/8" beadboard plywood and electrical stuff to finally finish the new mud/laundry room. Not much happening other than that. Watched grandaughter play soccer,  did some yard work  and feuding with Insurance Co because they dropped one of my meds after I bought the plan. Generic is approved and I'm OK with that but no pharmacies can get it.

Best get on with the day

Prayers for those in need

 

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Posted by KRM on Monday, May 31, 2021 10:35 AM

May be an image of one or more people, people standing, trumpet and text that says 'MEMORIAL DAY A Time To Honor America's Heroes'

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Monday, May 31, 2021 6:16 PM
72 and sunny.

 
Great Memorial Day ceremony. Got a little long and I was hurting. Made my way to car as soon as it was over. That helped. Wifey wanted to go two counties over to a hosta sale. I volunteered to go. She couldn't believe I volunteered. I remember the owner has FREE hotdogs. Then by Sam's Club for gas [$2.62 every where else in the $2.90's ]. Went to visit close friends who are grandparents to groomer who had the three bandits. Picked up the kids and came home. Then left to ACE for Wifey to get potting soil for the hostas she bought. Now resting after some text from some guy in AZ. So busy day with Wifey driving.
 
Note: oxy and Tylenol make you where you can't focus on keyboard. 
 
Nap time.

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:55 AM

Happy Tuesday!

Ouch. Recovering from the weekend festivities. A take it easy day.

Coffee in hand and sun peeking out from the clouds. Good start!

Chief - Angel

Regards, Roy

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