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  1. alaska120

    Tower Poll

    Alright, I finally collected enough tower parts to actually make a tower. No easy feat in Alaska...you know how hard it is to get a 10' piece of Rohn in my PO box??? My genesis of this thread is this...how high do ya think I can go with an unsupported (or limited support) tower? Rohn says 40...
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    Engine Specs for VW Industrials

    In my VW research travels... http://oacdp.org//index.html If you download the 'Without Guesswork 1969' book, there is a plethora of data on the industrial engines... Have fun!
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    Eating their own...

    She just doesn't get it. Now the Dem's have turned on each other. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/11/05/pelosi-running-dem-leader/
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    Snowtrac For Sale Fairbanks

    Don't know if anyone noticed but this rig, #274, is up for $4,500 in Fairbanks...
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    pickeling...stuff

    I am in the process of collecting garden veggies for pickeling. Question. I only have a few green bean plants. Can I freeze the beans until I have enough for a whole batch of canning or should I just do a jar or two as I get enough? Also, I seem to remember a quick and easy way of pickeling by...
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    Diesel Mech question -Anyone smart???

    Here's the situation. 1973 TD-25C. Turbo starts making some noise, like a knock or loud tap. Sound goes away. Engine starts running like crap (i.e., no power -but idles fine). Shut down the engine, pulled the turbo and sure enough, it needed a rebuild. Not seized, but the bearings were...
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    Greenhouse Growing

    I built a greenhouse this year and we planted lots of stuff. It was kind of a necessity as the critters here, mostly rabbits and moose, eat EVERYTHING I plant so I figured they couldn't get into a greenhouse... Anyhow, I heard that I might need to 'assist' my squash in the pollination process...
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    A florida book store window

    It actually was found to be credible...
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    Bad cereal

    How the fight started...
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    ST-4 in Estonia

    http://eng.auto24.ee/webcache_kasutatud/347/auto_php-id=374347-eng_auto24_ee.html Interesting version...note the higher hood and Volvo water cooled engine...
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    60 mpg Subaru?

    I was watching Top Gear on BBC...they had an episode with a driving challange to go from point A to point B. One car was a Subaru Legacy wagon...with a diesel engine. Getting 62 MPG! I've heard that they are not available in the US due to increased emissions but please. If it uses 1/3 less fuel...
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    Holy Crap! Guess what I just saw!

    Just got my Alaska magazine today in the mail (March edition). Check out page #10. The article mentions the community I live in and my sexatary brought it to my attention but if you look in the pile of trash in the backround of the photo, lo and behold, a poor Snow Trac. I might need to take a...
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    Snow Trac Registry

    I haven't noticed if building a Snow Trac registry has ever been successfull. If not, I am willing to assemble a spreadsheet with that information. The idea would be to try to document every known unit whether operational or not, still in existence or not. Interested???
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    Another ebay ST4

    The had painted green beast is up for sale again...
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    Letter from DC

    This one may be a repeat but it's pretty good all the same... A Lady liberal wrote a lot of letters to the White House complaining about the treatment of a captive insurgent (terrorist) being held in Guantanamo Bay. She received back the following reply: The White House 1600 Pennsylvania...
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    Party time

    The local Fire Department has decided to hold a Summer party. We can have alcohol, but due to liability issues, we will be limited to one (1) drink per person. The good news is, I'm in charge of cups.
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    Snow Trac Vid

    Take a look at this one. Probably been posted before but I don't recall it. Note the side windows... Dailymotion - snow-trac Pierre Bellon, a video from mandine73. snow, trac, chenillette, torraz, ww
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    First trip of the season

    Well, I made a trip out a couple of days ago. Kind of a shake down cruise, really. Everything is frozen now and there is a decent snow base.:mrgreen:
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    Safety One Classes

    Hey all... There is a safety class being put on by Safety One in Fairbanks this December. I wondered if anyone on FF has attended the class before and also wanted to know if FF has any Safety One members... Thanks!
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    ST-4 Carburetors

    While getting my ST-4 ready for the playing season, I found that it doesn't want to run very well. I had some issues last year but they would come and go. I am in the process of rebuilding the carb and wondered what is supposed to be on the engine. I have the industrial 1200 cc with a 30/31 PICT...
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