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Pete "Cosmo" Barrington

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Re: Work Car 1008 (Tamper "Big Joe") - Official Work Thread
« Reply #15 on: April 20, 2009, 06:51:36 PM »
Does this mean we tamping crew members are out of a job?   :'(

I-I-I-I d-d-d-d-don't th-th-th-th-think w-w-w-we c-c-c-can ever b-b-b-b-be r-r-r-r-r-rep-p-p-p-placed, B-B-B-B-Bill...

ROTFHMGLMAO! :D :D :D

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Re: Work Car 1008 (Tamper "Big Joe") - Official Work Thread
« Reply #16 on: April 24, 2009, 10:30:54 PM »
Gawdon,

As Larry the Cable Guy would say, "now that's funny right thar".  LMAO  ;D
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Re: Work Car 1008 (Tamper "Big Joe") - Official Work Thread
« Reply #17 on: April 28, 2009, 09:29:33 PM »
With the successful initial weekend for "Big Joe", I have thought up some upgrades to it to make it version 1.2. I will discuss these with Jason, as I can see Big Joe only getting better. And for the decal, I have a new version of the old one in mind. Big Joe holding up the BIG JOE sign that is now on wheels and tracks. I'll get one of the sign places to make it up. Just need to draw it out for them.
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Re: Work Car 1008 (Tamper "Big Joe") - Official Work Thread
« Reply #18 on: July 12, 2010, 12:12:32 AM »
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Lindsay had some Air leaks fixed, and I also added a pulley after Ed fabricated me a part. Ready for an alternator to be added on now.

Seat for Big Joe.....someplace in the shop is a spare seat that came from # 51 afer 51 got it's "new" seat. A base for the old 51 seat needs to be made before it can be used.
« Last Edit: July 17, 2010, 11:45:46 AM by Ed Lecuyer »

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Re: Work Car 1008 (Tamper "Big Joe") - Official Work Thread
« Reply #19 on: July 12, 2010, 12:23:56 AM »
Last I saw 51's old seat was in bay 1. This was several years ago.
I replaced the old seat with a PCC operators seat donated by Seashore Trolley Museum. It slipped right into the same mounting.

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Re: Work Car 1008 (Tamper "Big Joe") - Official Work Thread
« Reply #20 on: July 12, 2010, 12:31:43 AM »
Hans and my discussion was based on a suggestion Hans made regarding further occasional use of the air from Lindsey. If Hans is successful in his quest I would end up being the "butt" of a whole 'nother round of barbs and jokes - BUT I would be comfortable. That Hans is always looking out for my well-being.

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Re: Work Car 1008 (Tamper "Big Joe") - Official Work Thread
« Reply #21 on: July 12, 2010, 10:46:57 PM »
If I can get my hands on a seat that my company replaced and plans on throwing out, you may be in luck. They just did one a month or so ago, I'll look to see if it still lingers in the shop.....
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Stephen Hussar

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Re: Work Car 1008 (Tamper "Big Joe") - Official Work Thread
« Reply #22 on: July 14, 2010, 10:38:02 PM »
Cool beans! Thanks, Mike!

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Re: Work Car 1008 (Tamper "Big Joe") - Official Work Thread
« Reply #23 on: July 14, 2010, 11:35:13 PM »
Gee, when I am there in October, I can spell Dave.
I remember the "bucket" seat from the first trials of Big Joe.

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Re: Work Car 1008 (Tamper "Big Joe") - Official Work Thread
« Reply #24 on: July 14, 2010, 11:49:59 PM »
To paraphrase Sally Field: He likes me, he really likes me!

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Re: Work Car 1008 (Tamper "Big Joe") - Official Work Thread
« Reply #25 on: July 15, 2010, 12:44:53 AM »
Hey Mike! Can you rig an ejection feature to it? :-)

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Re: Work Car 1008 (Tamper "Big Joe") - Official Work Thread
« Reply #26 on: July 15, 2010, 10:12:42 PM »
Yup. Just have to remove a bolt or two and give it a sudden supply of air. Should be a nice ride up. Coming back down may leave a little something to remember the trip by.
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Re: Work Car 1008 (Tamper "Big Joe") - Official Work Thread
« Reply #27 on: July 17, 2010, 01:59:18 AM »
I'm not feeling the love from Wayne.

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Re: Work Car 1008 (Tamper "Big Joe") - Official Work Thread
« Reply #28 on: July 17, 2010, 11:12:06 AM »
Who, me? I am only concerned for your safety and well-being, Dave. We need every top-notch volunteer and operator we have. ::)

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Re: Work Car 1008 (Tamper "Big Joe") - Official Work Thread
« Reply #29 on: July 17, 2010, 09:36:23 PM »
Gee, when I am there in October, I can spell Dave.

I can spell Dave whether I'm at the railroad or not: D-A-V-E   ;D ;D
(Sorry, couldn't resist)