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Portable Buddy Heaters are pretty nice. I found they froze up the small propane canisters, but work very well from the 5-gallon tanks, take the chill off the shop and are a great backup in case the grid fails you.
 

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Just mind you don't forget to VENT ~ we don't want you dying in there .
 

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Very much so ! .

Every year I see in the news where someone, often an entire family, dies from carbon monoxide poisoning .

I always thought "it can't happen to me" yet my 1965 SEARS furnace' fire box rusted a small hole in it and filled my house with this insidious gas, I couldn't smell a thing but I kept thinking 'the air isn't right in here' and asked my son and visitors of they smelled anything, all said no so I nearly died ~ luckily for me the hole in the firebox blew out the pilot light when the furnace cycled late one night in January, after re lighting it three times I realized something serious was amiss and found it the next day after work .

SAFTEY KNOWS NO SEASON, we don't want to loose anyone here .
 

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Thanks for the tip, SF. I'll certainly check all the bolts I can find. I've just been looking around the internet for ideas about portable garage heaters so I can putz around out in the shop without freezing my fingers off.
A halogen work lamp does a good job of warming hands, tools, and parts.
 

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Thanks for the tip, SF. I'll certainly check all the bolts I can find. I've just been looking around the internet for ideas about portable garage heaters so I can putz around out in the shop without freezing my fingers off. And Bike does vibrate a lot, to the point that I feel like it's wound up too high when I'm cruising at highway speeds and I'm constantly hunting for that phantom 6th gear.
The very idea of shifting without using the clutch immediately brings back all the lectures from my dad 50 years ago when he plopped me in the driver's seat of the F250 and told me to go get the gravity boxes out of the field. I still wouldn't have the nerve to try it now!
Gravity box ???
 

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Yup , I wonder how many have actually double clutched a Model A ?

I had the pleasure of getting that^ one running after an unknown number of years .
Simple as could be . ;)

Me I have, also big trucks and military vehicles,

I have also ridden home with a broken clutch cable using a set of vice grips.
 
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Not a farmer , just look like trailers for geain or something ....,

With a chute in the bottom where 'gravity' empties them, hence the name. Not a farmer but I did spend 5 year in Indiana.
 
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Yup , I wonder how many have actually double clutched a Model A ?

I had the pleasure of getting that^ one running after an unknown number of years.
Simple as could be . ;)
And Kenworth, Peterbilt, Mack, White, IHC, GMC, Freightliner and even Dodge and Ford when they made semi-tractors. Lots of gears and a splitter.
Truck mechanic for 34 years and a fleet supervisor for 10. Still have my CDL. :)
 

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In the mid 1970's I was living with a girl 'Jeanie' and had fixed up a cherry red 1956 VW 'Oval Window' Beetle for her, she loved it and drove it everywhere .

One afternoon my buddy Chuck and I was sitting shooting the breeze when Jeanie called, she and Cuck's wife were across town with a broken clutch cable, what did I want her to do / .

Sit tight, Chuck and I drove there in my 1968 Chrysler station wagon, let the girls drive off in it then I hopped in the Beetle, fired it up and drove it home sans clutch, we beat the girls to my house =:cool: .

Old Big Rigs had a Fuller 13 speed "Road Ranger" gearbox that the clutch was only used to start or stop, I never quite learned how to operate one .
 

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Old Big Rigs had a Fuller 13 speed "Road Ranger" gearbox that the clutch was only used to start or stop, I never quite learned how to operate one .
Drove a Kenworth with a Road Ranger for several years. Like you said, clutch only for starting and stopping. Piece 'o' cake. Smooth as silk. Could go through all 13 gears like lightning, up shifting or downshifting.
 
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