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Re: Vintage Sled Repair Videos
« Reply #30 on: January 27, 2015, 04:19:47 am »
 I can not agree more with white tigers post on the rubber gloves. I also have been a mechanic for over 45 years and industrial painter for over 40 years . I do see guys over the years who were in this trade not using PPE show gradual effects of exposure to harsh chemicals.
 I for one , realized this over 15 years ago from personal experience and would like to be around for many more projects. As my dear wife put it also , if her hands looked like mine , would I allow her to rub them all over my !!!! . That also makes me think that I need to take care of myself for her also.
 Guys  , need to put your machoness to the side and think that how are you going to handle it when you have a minor illness and brake down and go to the doctors and find out that you are going to die sooner than you would have thought. I have had a few friends have this happen to them. Before they were diagnosed , they talked like tough guys but when the bad news hit them , they were struck so hard that they were meek as mice and then day by day you can see major changes.
 I for one ,am willing to admit that I am a sissy but hopefully live long enough to be a old sissy.


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    Re: Vintage Sled Repair Videos
    « Reply #31 on: January 27, 2015, 02:28:22 pm »
    Part of my problem using gloves is that I can't find any that fit.  When I put them
    on they usually tear and the fingers never get to the end of the tips.  I do wear them when fiber glassing
    even though not much protection is left once on. 
    Cheap is the way to go, the less you have in them, the more you can have! 

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    Re: Vintage Sled Repair Videos
    « Reply #32 on: August 18, 2015, 02:09:39 am »
    Great videos and very helpful for a newbie. I am just learning how to fix up and work on sleds and especially trying to educate myself more and more on carbs. I have three sleds with suspected carb issues that frustrate me every time I look at them, will use these videos to hopefully help me along the way (all 3 are HR tilly's).
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    Re: Vintage Sled Repair Videos
    « Reply #33 on: December 12, 2015, 07:07:22 pm »
    If I made a video of How to Rebuild a Rewind it would take too long to bleep out all of the cursing. (***)*
    The problem is a guy just doesn't do that job very often...so you forget the little tricks. But I agree with you SST...I rebuilt the the recoil on my Centurion recently. darn near impossible by yourself unless you know exactly what you're doing.
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    Re: Vintage Sled Repair Videos
    « Reply #34 on: January 11, 2016, 01:12:18 pm »
    Hey guys,
    Because of all the help I got here to diagnose the problem with my snowmobile, I created a video to help other that have the same issue. The video shows how to build a cheap leak down tester and how I got to the conclusion of a bad seal. Here is the link


    Thanks again for all your help


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    Re: Vintage Sled Repair Videos
    « Reply #35 on: February 02, 2016, 03:37:00 pm »
    Great video thanks for posting!!