Ernie Ongaro's slat

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Ernie Ongaro's slat

Post by DavidA » Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:04 pm

Knicking away at the rusty problems on this 12/31/41 Slat tub. Ernie got this one from Michael "Dino" Danieli some years back and now we are attacking it. Matt Parry, Chuck Lutz, Paul Fitzgerald and myself are gonna see it gets done. :roll:
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Post by Mark Tombleson » Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:49 pm

All right Guys... charge! :D :D
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Post by Brian Wolf » Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:53 am

Good for you. Wish it was closer. would love to help.
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Post by Jeff Post » Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:50 am

I envy the space in your shop. I'm about to start replacing the hat channels of Nov '41 body.
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Post by Michael O. » Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:23 pm

I wish I had a crew to help me! My Slat tub is next in line to be restored...I'll be keeping the guys I hired for the other ones in business for a while.

Looking forward to seeing this Slat come together.
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Post by chasendeer » Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:30 pm

Is Ernie safe from the fire?

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Post by tractor12 » Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:53 pm

He lives in downtown Petaluma so should be safe.
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Re: Ernie Ongaro's slat

Post by Mark Tombleson » Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:04 pm

They spend the morning getting ready for the afternoon!

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Post by DavidA » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:27 pm

Mark Tombleson:
They spend the morning getting ready for the afternoon!


After an early morning discussion of the days plan, we squeeze out the door and try to accomplish what it was we were talking about doing. :lol:

Here is my finished slat project that these animals put their time into. Of course I had to keep cracking the whip but they helped "get her done!"

Oh... and another one of our group projects that "stretched" our imaginations. :?

We've done more but are probably to ashamed to admit or display them. :oops:
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Post by Mark Jesic » Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:44 pm

Another stunning Slattie. :D

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Re: Ernie Ongaro's slat

Post by jeepfinger » Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:41 pm

Wow!! That pry bar is awful close to the grinder :o

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Re: Ernie Ongaro's slat

Post by DavidA » Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:42 pm

That pry bar is awful close to the grinder :o

YEP...we'll have to watch for stuff like that in the future. Thanks for the reminder, safety first. Now wheres the guard on that grinder? :oops:

Ernie, Matt Parry, Chuck and I were there today despite the poor air quality in Santa Rosa. Got some more done... :D

Chuck worked on getting the passenger side toe board support cleaned up and ready for install. Needed a another piece to complete it so it is on hold for the future.
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Matt faking like he is working...
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