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Nice touches. I am notifying you in advance of idea poaching.
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Track Addict, Go right ahead ! I know it is not exactly Tucker issue but my whole project is not stock .Hopefully it comes in handy someday.
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Kyle your project is looking good. Time to get ready it will be snowing soon!
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Default 1963 Tucker 443 AMR Resto-Mod

For our 1949 Sophie, all I want/need for Christmas is a Swedish Gransfors Bruks forest axe and a USA Bully shovel.
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Kyle your project is looking good. Time to get ready it will be snowing soon!
Thanks Tom, I have been working on the Tucker but dont seem to get far. Sent a few parts to a guy to paint and 45 days later went back to get them only to find he knows little about painting!!! So back to the part prep stage cleaning up a total disaster what a pain in the butt. Talked to another guy and he says he is interested in painting it. Fingers crossed.I do not want to set up my shop as a paint booth, but may have too at some point.I dont claim to be an automotive painter but i do know when to cut my losses and quit before i screw up everything. Any way back to sanding, sand blasting and ?? Lots of fun anyway!
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For our 1949 Sophie, all I want/need for Christmas is a Swedish Gransfors Bruks forest axe and a USA Bully shovel.
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Vintagebike, I hope you have been good this year, and Santa may bring you an axe and shovel! ! Are those brands Tucker O.E.M.? That is a great looking Tucker.
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Gransfors Bruk has been in business making axes since 1906... maybe the Princess knows what Tucker supplied as OEM...could have been from Western Auto , Wards or Sears back then? Bully Tools was just at the White House to show off their 100% made in USA line. Sophie is being slightly refitted for this coming winter in McCall.
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Thanks Tom, I have been working on the Tucker but dont seem to get far. Sent a few parts to a guy to paint and 45 days later went back to get them only to find he knows little about painting!!! So back to the part prep stage cleaning up a total disaster what a pain in the butt. Talked to another guy and he says he is interested in painting it. Fingers crossed.I do not want to set up my shop as a paint booth, but may have too at some point.I dont claim to be an automotive painter but i do know when to cut my losses and quit before i screw up everything. Any way back to sanding, sand blasting and ?? Lots of fun anyway!
My neighbors son does custom auto paint work. I can get you his number if you like
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