A Small "Insurance" Job

I'm a long-time customer of the Hagerty insurance company. They insure all types of classic cars, boats, motorcycles and other vehicles....

Me and My Shadow

In January 2021 a customer contacted me to ask if I could get his 1988 Honda VT1100C Shadow running again. It had been stored in his...

"Sleighing" the Rust

In January of 2021 a customer came to me to see if I could help with restoring a one horse open sleigh that he'd happened upon. It looks...

Repairing a Tight Lego Motor

If you read my previous post, you'll know I've been working on reconditioning a 20+ yr-old Lego Mindstorms set for my Godchildren. Today...

MindStorm Brainstorm

I have a 20+ yr-old first-generation Lego MindStorms set that's been hanging around unused for a long time. I decided to pull it out, go...

Generator Cover Regeneration

A friend of mine who I met at motorcycle show several years ago contacted me and asked if I could restore a generator cover for a Honda...

Are Carbs Bad For You?

Good carbs? Bad carbs? Maybe yes, maybe no. But they were definitely bad for this 1972 Yamaha! This week a customer brought me a 1972...