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Wayne Laepple

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Re: Seeking pledges for lubricator for No 10
« Reply #30 on: July 01, 2017, 05:18:18 PM »
My check is in the mail.

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Re: Seeking pledges for lubricator for No 10
« Reply #31 on: July 01, 2017, 06:16:07 PM »
As is my check in the mail.

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Re: Seeking pledges for lubricator for No 10
« Reply #32 on: July 01, 2017, 07:25:25 PM »
Hello Everyone,

Thank you all for making this successful!

I'd say pay any way you are comfortable.  Pay pal's fee is minimal, I believe, but a check is less fee, I suppose.  If you prefer pay pal, I can't imagine James would object.

Ira, you may be thinking of using pay pal on eBay.  Jeff was referring to a general money transfer using pay pal.  We used pay pal in this general manner to pay for the iron sheets from England.

I expect the total additional cost to make the lubricator usable to be around $300- $400.  We need to service it, replace all glass and gaskets, run copper lines, make some fittings, etc.

Again, thank you!

Jason

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Re: Seeking pledges for lubricator for No 10
« Reply #33 on: July 01, 2017, 07:38:43 PM »
Now that it's ours, are we permitted to see the link to the eBay sale so we know what we bought?

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Re: Seeking pledges for lubricator for No 10
« Reply #34 on: July 01, 2017, 09:28:01 PM »
If we send our pledge through Paypal, will they take a cut?

Jeff, yes Paypal will take a cut.  Typically on $100 I believe they take 2.5% - more for smaller amounts, and less for larger.

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Re: Seeking pledges for lubricator for No 10
« Reply #35 on: July 01, 2017, 10:28:40 PM »
I will bring my check in on Wednesday.

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Re: Seeking pledges for lubricator for No 10
« Reply #36 on: July 01, 2017, 11:47:41 PM »
It was never meant to be secretive- we would have posted earlier.  We just didnt want any others of us bidding.

Here 'tis:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/332272891582

Jason

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Re: Seeking pledges for lubricator for No 10
« Reply #37 on: July 02, 2017, 01:10:33 AM »
So who gets to de-gunk, clean, and polish the little gem?  If no takers, I will volunteer during FWW.  I still have leftover cans of Brasso, toothbrushes, and polishing cloths from my military days.

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Re: Seeking pledges for lubricator for No 10
« Reply #38 on: July 02, 2017, 01:26:55 PM »
My check will be going out tomorrow.

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Re: Seeking pledges for lubricator for No 10
« Reply #39 on: July 02, 2017, 08:01:09 PM »
John...I've found that Brasso eliminates watch crystal scratches, abrasions, faster on plastic than glass.  Takes some rubbing, though.
I've heard some people use toothpaste on oxidized headlight bubbles, also has very fine polish in it.
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Re: Seeking pledges for lubricator for No 10
« Reply #40 on: July 02, 2017, 08:20:13 PM »
Paul, and how much rubbing do you think I did over 22 years!  You learn every trick in the book and then some.  I can still remember Brasso and toothbrushes to polish the brass floor drains in the barracks latrines during boot camp.  Talk about starting at the bottom!   ;D

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Re: Seeking pledges for lubricator for No 10
« Reply #41 on: July 12, 2017, 02:22:44 AM »
The new lubricator for 10.






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Re: Seeking pledges for lubricator for No 10
« Reply #42 on: July 12, 2017, 02:33:26 AM »
What a beauty.  Are 7 ports enough to catch the critical points not easily covered by normal engineer/fireman lubrication?

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« Reply #43 on: July 12, 2017, 09:52:38 AM »
Has anyone been able to discover a Model # for this item?  I have been searching for old Detroit catalogs without any luck.

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Re: Seeking pledges for lubricator for No 10
« Reply #44 on: July 14, 2017, 03:47:52 AM »
Congrads to all of you who pledged the dollars to purchase the lubricator.

I see the announcement of the purchase on the Facebook pages.

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