Straight From the Horse's Mouth - The final chapter

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About oldlineman

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  • Birthday 09/14/1951

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    414-8, C101
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    Somerset Pa.
  • Occupation
    Journeyman Lineman Retired

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  1. I was a Journeyman Lineman for 41 years ( electrical not football) and of course I am old.
  2. Finally got a 520H

    DO NOT SLIM!!!!!!!!! you would regret that move some day. As stated tubes or new tires is the correct answer.
  3. Stained glass wheelhorse sign

    That is fine work!
  4. red lens needed

    Hi guys I need one red lens for a 1989 414-8, 3114K804. It would be a lens for the diagnostic panel ( that is what I call it) on the left side of the panel.I would take two if someone has them.They just push in from the outside.Thank you for any and all help you can provide. Bob. Send me a PM or my email address is Thanks again!
  5. The time has come.

    Although I don't know you personally, I do feel I know you through this form.We serve a great GOD and through Jesus we can ask for his help in times like these. 953 Nut said it very well, that all things are possible through our savior Jesus Christ.Those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary,They shall walk and not faint, Isaiah 40:31. God speed and a quick recovery. Bob
  6. CRUD! Snapped a head bolt

    At least it didn't snap off flush, that would have been a little harder to remove.
  7. thats what I thought pulley spinning on input shaft
  8. A little maintence and helpful tool

    Enjoy those times with the kids they grow up very fast. Mine are 38 and 32 but I still have memories of those precious times.
  9. Happy Birthday Oldlineman!

    Thank you guys for the well wishes. At this point in life we do not get as excited about birthdays as we have in the past and am sure some of you know what I am talking about. Just thankfull for the smaller things in life, my health my family, my faith in Jesus and for good friends. Thanks again Bob
  10. Middle spindle bad?????

    I would drop deck and check that nut is tight on middle spindle as far as the cracks in deck at that spot that is common. I have fixed some by welding and or plating with 1/8 in steel or alu. plate. Good luck, others will help with other ideas i am sure.
  11. I am praying for all in the area, especially my daughter and son in law and three grandsons in south east Ga. We feel so helpless here in Pa.
  12. Happy Labor Day!

    I being a 41 year retired Journeyman Lineman, member of L U # 126 IBEW, Norristown Pa. I second what Sarge just said. I would not have the retired life I have without my 41 years working UNION and all of the former IBEW and all UNION members that have gone on before! Bob
  13. PTO 66 in action.

    Very nice is there no end to what these little tractors can do!
  14. 268 Hydro deck won't shut off

    Maybe switch is bad just something to check
  15. I would check the clutch on the 414-8 for slippage I believe that is your problem not the deck.