Tamiya Durga Sand Removal

Even though the entire drive-train of the Tamiya Durga is enclosed and sealed, sand managed to get it and get in between the gears.  This series of pictures shows just how much sand got in from driving around in a…

Cedar Birdhouses

Springtime and the birds need a place to nest… Previously there were three houses on a pressure treated post, that configuration lasted about 9 years before the post rotted through and toppled over destroying the rotted houses. Those houses were…

Workmate Dropleaf #79-021

The Northern Illinois Steam Power Club’s annual threshing bee has a flea market as part of the activities.  Last year I purchased what appeared to be a small Workmate, and at the bargain price of $5.  The plastic bits look…

Review: CRKT Tool

Manufacturer: Columbia River Knife & Tool Model: CRKT Tool Web: CRKT Place of Purchase: Amazon Cost: $26.86 Overview I have a Leatherman Skeletool, it’s used on a daily basis, works great and is well made (in the USA).  There are…