Sunday, December 30, 2012

First Attempt

I figured, no time like the present to fire up that beautiful Hobart.  I started with the battery tray that was completely trashed.  And I managed to trash it worse.  I couldn't figure out what was wrong... I'm not really that much of a dummah (previous post notwithstanding).  It turns out I had the polarity wrong; it shipped set up for flux core wire and I was using gas.  It worked for Scotty, and reversing the polarity worked for me, too.

I guess I'll be buying a battery tray.

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Monday, December 24, 2012

The (Re) Beginning

OK, so it really was Christmas before I got back to things.  I put things back together as they were, and here's where I start.

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Friday, August 24, 2012

Parts Time!

Four. Years.  That's how long it was before I would touch the Midget again (other than to move it around the garage on casters).  Things got cooking when my lovely, dear, sweet, caring, generous wife set up a fund for me for Christmas 2011 to save "car money" so I could get the show back on the road, so to speak.

Finally I had money to buy parts.  I began to have time to work on the car.  So... Christmas came for me in August!  I ordered a bucketload of sheet metal from Victoria British, and here it is!

These big boxes came with a prize inside.


That's a lot of stuff!  I wonder where it all goes.

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