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17 months: My ’48 willys CJ2A Jeep functional restoration


Today is a huge milestone for this project. I started last summer thinking I could get this rig roadworthy in 3-4 months. I was very wrong. I had already repaired some of the major things on the jeep such as … Continue reading

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1948 CJ2A Willys Jeep tub and floor restoration


One bad thing about the willys when I got it were the holes in the floorpan and the frame pieces under the floor and tub were crushed, missing or rusted out. I bought a ’48 tub from a local guy … Continue reading

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First look at my 1963 Mercury Comet

All the chrome is still there.

On the other side of the block from my house, I have seen the rear of this finned and chromed car between the houses…. sitting for years never moving. I noticed the house it was at was for sale so … Continue reading

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How to install Swiss K-31 rifle Grunel sights


The Swiss k31 is an excellent rifle, and arguably the most accurate of the military surplus rifles available. I could go on and on about their quality, craftsmanship and accuracy. If there is any shortcoming with the rifle it is … Continue reading

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