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The resurrection of Mr. Hanky

Follow my work on Mr. Hanky at www.mrhankscout.blogspot.com

Added by Bennett Moe on April 27, 2008 at 9:32pm — No Comments

Fixing the problem

This weekend, I finally got the chance to dig into the problem that left Mr. Hanky and me on the side of the road on the way to Nats. I knew it was a bad bearing. Very bad. But I was still surprised. The outer bearing had totally disintegrated. Totally. When I pulled it apart, there were two roller bearings left. Two. Out of what? 16? No sign of the others anywhere. None. Not much left of the rest of the bearing either. I'll have to take a pic of the remains. There was so much play in the…


Added by Bennett Moe on August 26, 2007 at 7:25pm — No Comments

Springfield News-Sun Article on ITEC K3 Firetruck

I found an interesting article in the Springfield News-Sun website about the restoration project on this special K model Firetruck that was on display at the show.

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Photo by Howard Pletcher

The website also has coverage of the show:…


Added by Eldon McFarling on August 21, 2007 at 7:56pm — No Comments

Nationals 2007 video

Added by Eldon McFarling on August 16, 2007 at 5:53pm — No Comments

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