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WHAT THE KING DID TODAY

 

SO IF YOU ARE READING THIS, IT IS NOT TODAY BUT THIS IS WHAT THE KING DID YESTERDAY. info@kingofobsolete.ca

THANSK

Aug 14 2018 -- Bombardier Muskeg Buggy

 

Aug 14 2018 -- TD-6 motor change to T-6

 

April 28 2018 -- Beech 18 water recovery

 

April 28 2018 -- Water Salvage Index

 

April 08 2018 -- King's Bar Starter

 

April 08 2018 -- Barnes Freighters

 

April 04 2018 -- Hats for sale

 

March 25 2018 -- Linn Tractor Working

 

March 25 2018 -- Winter Drill Road Index

 

Dec 25 2017 -- 1953 Bombardier Model B-18

 

Nov 21 2017 -- KoO-Tracks

 

Nov 17 2017 -- King's Cats

 

Nov 17 2017 -- Black Fleet on Wheels

 

Jan 07 2016 -- YouTube Videos

 

 

Sept 22 2018

 

a couple weeks ago i used the D6 9U known as the Bismark to move the sleighs around. of course the picture didn't turn out very well.

 

sleighs

 

Sept 21 2018

 

since i fixed one dolly cart it was time to fix the other one which was a struggle having the flu. the only thing i did not screw up was the painting because i just splash it on. nobody can really tell by my painting if it was a good day or bad day.

 

painted dolly

 

Sept 20 2018

 

now today i'll post the opposite of buying in the great white north. the small bollte of advil was just under $12.00 and the big bottle about $33.00 whenwe travel oner the so-called road to the south. i guess with these small sizes nobody will be ODing on advil.

 

small size

Sept 19 2018

 

one of the joys of living at the end of the world is we order lots online and through sales flyers. the wheels for the dolly cart were on sale and looked to be the right size. the only problem was they were extra large in size but i preformed magic and made them fit. no wonder i don't order a mail order bride because she might come extra large too.

 

dolly carts

Sept 18 2018

 

i had the flu for 8 days and i have never been that sick since i drank proffessionally 8 years ago. on the road to recovery and got the 24 angle irons bolted on yesterday which all the holes lined up. now that was quite a surprise.

 

camp tools

Sept 10 2018

 

grandma's buick arrived in the Kingdom for scrapping and for scrapping cars the gas tank must be removed. i was very surprised to find the gas filler on the back under the plate holder. this car must be the last year to the gas filler on the back.

 

buick

Sept 09 2018

 

started off with rain in the morning which is normal for the rainy season at this time of the year. then by evening it was +16c and sun shine with 2 million sand flys enjoying my fresh blood. it was a fun day riding my mini Hoe getting the yard organized.

 

Hoe trees

 

Sept 08 2018

 

my yearly treats from ireland arrived in the mail yesterday. only 2 weeks to tavel across the big puddle of water. then xena took 1/2 before the picture was taken. oh well.

 

treats

 

Sept 07 2018

 

once again as a trained welder i'm working with wood. oh well money is money.

 

timbers

 

now this ford has lots of tire clearance and no more destoried tires or springs.

 

side

Sept 06 2018

 

just another day in the Kingdom with changing broken springs on this 2012 ford f250. not a big job except the last mechanic put the spring in backward then welded the small bolt in the big diameter hole on the frame bracket.

 

wf springs

 

plus the truck even had this spider enjoying the warm sun shine too.

 

new spider

Sept 05 2018

 

being colour blind, i decided to attempt to fix a non working wobble light with the help from youtube. i was able to figure out the problem and re-assemble the light with no extra parts left over. youtube makes me look and feel smarter.

 

repaired

Sept 04 2018

 

i got the tires on the Screaming Ford a little muddy putting the southern white van trailer in the line up of trailers. oh well, it is the rainy season.

 

mud

Sept 03 2018

 

the storage van from the south arrived over the so-called road which was very muddy with all the rain.

 

white

 

now we can empty out this one van trailer was a little full with rocks in pails so we stacked them high until the white storage van arrived this weekend.

 

stacked

 

no matter how careful you are, the top pallet came crashing down. oh well a little exercise for me cleaning up the mess and fire wood for the wood stove too. now everything has been sorted and organized in the storage trailer that arrived. we are offically ready for winter now.

 

crashed

Sept 02 2018

 

the box on the 97 ford truck came from a toytoa underground truck that was used at the mine here in WHOville. the only problem is i used it as a scrap metal tub for 15 years before deciding to mount it on the 97 ford because the factory ford box was rusted out. with it being the rainy season, i decided a nice warm dry project in the shop woul dbe making doors for the shelves in the box,

 

door

 

of course nothing is straight or correct but the paint makes it look good for some reason.

 

painted

 

Sept 01 2018

 

since i drilled 100 holes, i needed 100 bolts to fill the 100 holes and they came 1200kms from the south over night by canada post. it is the long weekend so on tuesday the fun begins on installing the 100 bolts and the heavy angle irons.

 

bolts

 

Aug 31 2018

 

another day of rain in the Kingdom so i had to work on a 6" valve to make it fit. oh well it was nice and warm in the shop with the wood stove going.

 

valve

 

Aug 30 2018

 

another day of rain in the Kingdom so i drilled more 1" holes in the angle irons. it is a fun job but someone has to do it.

 

holes

 

Aug 29 2018

 

the second set of playground equipment seems to be sitting in prime florida real-estate. the last thing i want to do is ruin a good pair of walmart velcro shoes in the mud.

 

wet

 

so it was back to the Kingdom to get started drilling 100 of these 1" diameter holes which is going to take a while.

 

drilled

 

Aug 28 2018

 

it was too wet to work on playground equipment so i ended up at the school riding my Hoe to straighten out the guard rail for the car plug ins.

 

school Hoe

the finished product which is close enough because they are only going to hit the guard rail again and again.

school done

Aug 27 2018

 

it was my lucky day yesterday with making a quick video of the Screaming Ford and mounting new tail lights on the grey tanker trailer with the wiring correct. the joys of being colour blind.

 

grey tanker

Aug 26 2018 second updatee

 

the Screaming Ford in the Kingdom at +4c, yes summer is over for us.

 

 

Aug 26 2018

 

it was a boring day in the Kingdom yesterday so here a picture and the link to the fun on the winter roads.

 

WINTER ROAD -- AXLE REMOVAL -- FEB 01 2016

 

axle

 

Aug 25 2018

 

we had to hand shovel the cement in to the electric mixer then add the water to make the cement to anchor the legs. it was a fun day and we beat the rain by only minutes but we did it. now to move down to the lake to build the second playground set.

 

cement

 

Aug 24 2018

 

on the play ground equipment, the staff cut and built the wooden sonotube boxes for the next play ground set up down by the lake. the we have been havely lately, i think summer is now over with less then 5 hot days we usually get.

 

wooden

Aug 23 2018

 

boring day on the play ground equipment so here is a picture of the Screaming Ford when i was moving the black 53 foot trailer around august long weekend.

 

black trailer

Aug 22 2018

 

after a week of waiting for the sonotube that you pour the concrete in for the leg supports we ended up making our own. we whipped up some out of 2x10 boards which was a lot of work but we got it done. the joys of living at the end of the world.

 

cememnt

Aug 21 2018

 

it was another day of rain off and on but we did get some work done on the play ground equipment.

 

hughes hoe

Aug 20 2018

 

between the rains yesterday we got the 3rd tower up. today will be another day of trail and error.

 

hughes rains

Aug 19 2018

 

it was a fun day riding my mini Hoe on a job site digging in rock dirt. the post hole auger failed, the bigger backhoes failed but the mini Hoe worked prefect.

 

hoe digging

 

we are only 1/2 done the assembley of this play ground set that came with no instructions. oh well.

 

playground

 

Aug 18 2018

 

of course it is friday night and we are loading up the mini Hoe for a job.

 

loaded

 

this will be the first job for the big 10" bucket i imported from the far east.

 

10 bucket

Aug 17 2018

 

back in the month of may, we used the 50 year old loader and the new mini Hoe to centre a pallet of pails. once again, the mini Hoe is handy to have.

 

Hoe

 

Aug 16 2018

 

our shippment of water from the south arrived. yes we are surrounded by water and have to buy water because fish have sex in the lake. the town of WHOville's fancy new water treatment plant doesn't work because the people who designed it forgot fish have sex in the lake. we pay $1210.40 a year for town water then have to buy water to drink on top of that. living at the end of the world is not cheap any more.

 

water pallets

Aug 15 2018

 

Aug 14 2018 -- Bombardier Muskeg Buggy

 

Aug 14 2018 -- TD-6 motor change to T-6

 

a few of my Kingdom Followers have been asking what we do with all these totes that show up in the pictures i have been posting. our secret job is taking care of the assests of an austrailan company which plays with rocks. the totes and semi van trailers make a great way to store things which can be found in 4 feet of snow and -45c temperatures too.

 

totoes

 

Aug 14 2018

 

yesterday we used the Screaming Ford to move a tanker trailer around the Kingdom.

 

tanker 2

Aug 13 2018

 

a relaxing sunday stripping down the muskeg buggie and getting it ready to go in the shop in october.

 

MB shop

 

the machine has been pressure washed and a long list of what is still needed has been made.

 

mb shop back

Aug 12 2018

 

on paper the plan was simple to get rid of the factory cock pit cab which is too small for me and mount a 1946 chevy cab. first thing was to cut the cab off the rotten old floor.

 

MB floor

 

i have owned the cab for 31 years and have not had a use for it in 10 years so it was time to make it use-full again.

 

MB back

 

once the doors are on and a nose on the front the cab will look good on the muskeg buggie.

 

MB cab

Aug 11 2018

 

it was a busy day in the Kingdom with moving my son xena's Super Pete around the yard. one of these days she will start driving the truck.

 

super pete

Aug 10 2018

 

it was a quick trip over the so-called road to get some orange juice and other supplies. there has been no OJ in the town of WHOville in the last 30 days. OJ is the only thing i drink or eat that is healthy. the 97 ford had no problems at +30c heat.

 

97 ford trip

 

Aug 09 2018

 

my supper the other night, i had to cook it to the right temperature only to find out the thermostat did open so it is offically broken.

 

supper

Aug 08 2018

 

i don't know what model of bombardier muskeg buggy i have aquired but i do know there is no drain plug on the front diff. i had to stand the machine straight up to get the old oil and water to drain out.

 

no drain

Aug 07 2018

 

it was a fun job getting the 2 farm tractor motors in the cats and bolted in.

 

motors in

 

now all other parts and work to be done to the cats will happen in october because these little cats fit in the shop.

 

ih cats back together

Aug 06 2018

 

"they" say to buy a farm trctor motor for my cat because they are cheap and dime a dozen. of course i did not get the memo on having to buy the adaptor kit to make them fit the cat. yesterday it was a little welding and grinding to make an adaptor plate.

 

welding

 

the trick was to weld it so it did not warp to badly.

 

welded

 

Aug 05 2018

 

we bought a 53 foot van trailer in winnipeg and had it filled up with southern purchases. not sure what model this bobmardier muskeg buggie is but it will be fun.

 

mb trailer

 

plus a couple of farm tractor motors from the USA to be used in my cats.

 

southern motors

 

May 23 2018

 

i asked my son xena to take a selfie for me because i can never do it right. tee shirts during the day and jackets on at night. welcome to the great white north.

 

thansk selfie

 

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