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  1. Motormagican

    Ford Quadricycle

    This has been a great build to follow. I live in Texas, retired and if you have a small part needing a volunteer I would like to volunteer.No pay required. Trying to keep busy here at the house. Again, your students and you are doing a great job. Danny
  2. Motormagican

    South Bend C9-10JR 9x24

    Hello all, Thank you each one for the great information on this post. I did not get the lathe mentioned in this post; I did pick up an Enco 13X42 and it is working great. I have not started any engine builds or new brass models yet. I retired in June and have been busy at the house as I...
  3. Motormagican

    A V8 Maybe

    Good day Pete, Thought I would drop a line to see how things are coming along. I am not sure what the paying is all about. I will continue to follow your build as long as you are on the site. If you have an email let me know. Would like to keep up with your builds.
  4. Motormagican

    South Bend C9-10JR 9x24

    Well, not that I have been home in Texas for 2 months, I started looking for a lathe. I have seen a number of them on the internet and would like some assistance and thoughts. I am looking at a South Bend C9-10JR; the person is wanting $400.00 for it and I will have to travel 4 hours to just...
  5. Motormagican

    A V8 Maybe

    Hello Pete, Hope things are moving along well for you. I keep following to see how and where your V8 is. Just wanted to drop a line and say I look forward to updates as they happen. Take care, Danny
  6. Motormagican

    Brass Cleaner

    Hello all, I wanted to thank each one for posting on this thread. I have gotten a world of good information from what started as a small question. I hope the posts and ideas keep coming. Have a great day.
  7. Motormagican

    Third Project, 1912 Indian

    I want to thank everyone who is posting or will be posting on this Thread. I have been enjoying the photos, stories, and direction this is going. Once I get some of the plans finished (have some work around the house first) I plan on starting the build. Thanks again for all the posts
  8. Motormagican

    Third Project, 1912 Indian

    Hello Mark, Well, you hit it on the head. I have been working on building a full scale Indian. I have a few things around the house to tend to. I am planning on building a bigger workshop, getting a lathe and mill so I can better build parts. I built the 1886 Benz Motorwagon using only a...
  9. Motormagican

    A V8 Maybe

    Hello Pete, Have not had much time to visit the site. Wanted to pop in and see how your engine is coming along. I am now back home in South Texas, retired, and cleaning up around the house and workshop. I hope all is well with you and will continue to follow your progress. It...
  10. Motormagican

    Third Project, 1912 Indian

    Good day all, Well, I am home here in South Texas; hot! It has been over 100 degrees everyday with humidity around 97 percent. Shoot you take a shower, dry off, get to you feet and have to start all over again. I have not had time to start the plans, got home and there is a list of...
  11. Motormagican

    Brass Cleaner

    Hello Rob, Well, as I am working on learning how to clean, shine, and keep brass looking great, I can only hope this post will keep bringing in all the great products to try. I believe there are a number of things one can do to keep brass looking great. A clear coat might work but, it...
  12. Motormagican

    Brass Cleaner

    Great info on the cleaner. I hope to get it polished up now that I am home in Texas retired. Thank you
  13. Motormagican

    Third Project, 1912 Indian

    Hello and thanks for sharing the photos. I say those are great looking bikes. Hope to see others and get some ideas. Just a note to keep in contact, I did get the retirement and will be headed home to Texas at the end of the month. I hope once I get home I can start getting back on the Indian...
  14. Motormagican

    A V8 Maybe

    Hello Pete, Even though I have not said much in a while. I see you are making good progress. I have never made an engine, other than the one that only looks and turns over like one. I think you are doing a great job and the cam is starting to look real good. Take care and I will keep watching...
  15. Motormagican

    Third Project, 1912 Indian

    Now that I finished the 1886 Benz, I will start on scaling plans for a 1912 Indian Motorcycle. It will fit in with the year vehicles I plan to build (one day). I hope to retire and move back to Texas at which point I plan on purchasing a lathe and mill. I hope to make the engine run this time...
  16. Motormagican

    Inline six engine

    Looks great, will follow along and watch your progress.
  17. Motormagican

    A V8 Maybe

    Hello there Pete, it sure is looking good. Will keep following your build and hope to hear it run. Take care and happy machining
  18. Motormagican

    No lathe or mill just using what I have

    Finished the 1886 Benz today. It has been a fun and learning priject. Thank you all for the kind words during this build. I am going to start the drawings for a 1912 Indian Motorcycle. I have enjoyed following all the great works and outstanding craftsmanship everyone here has posted. Thank...
  19. Motormagican

    Brass Cleaner

    Hello Terry, I am currently in Alaska. Thank you for the information. Steve thank you for the link. I will give these a shot and see how it turns out.
  20. Motormagican

    No lathe or mill just using what I have

    Thank you Jim, it has been fun chatting with everyone on this great site. Stillworking to finish this project. I added the gas vapor tank, gas tank and someplumbing. I added the wooden handle for the steering tiller. I carved it from apencil. I have not had luck finding some thin leather for...
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