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    02-21-2018, 02:25 PM
    To further complicate the equation consider that the carriage contacts the bed at 4 points not 2. So you will have a pyramid and not a triangle. ...
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    02-13-2018, 01:51 PM
    A lot of stunt men are engineers. The two guys that starred on Mythbusters are a couple of stuntmen that made good. A lot of engineering goes into...
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    02-12-2018, 04:34 PM
    larry_g replied to a thread My new Sheldon! in General
    To quiet down the end gears of my machine I use open gear lube with the addition of a honey consistency, STP type, added. It really quiets them...
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    02-11-2018, 05:51 PM
    larry_g replied to a thread Tapping 3" Deep in Mic-6 in General
    Something to stick in the back of your mind. If the block is made as designed and is still a bit wobbly for the purpose, consider boring the end of...
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    02-06-2018, 09:32 PM If memory serves me well I remember that the Mobil 636 is near...
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    01-04-2018, 04:48 PM
    larry_g replied to a thread Some More What's Its in General Two of those are standard crank handles. One has an offset to it. Could have been specific to a ...
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    12-29-2017, 09:49 PM
    larry_g replied to a thread Arbor Press Platen Ideas? in General
    For the raw material I found a neighbor who has a pattern cutter and does a lot of pipe work. He had a whole pile of rounds that were cut from the...
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    12-29-2017, 09:23 PM
    I have never seen a naturally aspirated 71 series motor. The basics of this motor is a pressurized intake/crankcase. lg no neat sig line
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    12-27-2017, 09:27 PM
    On my old tractor a full injector pump signifys an internal leak in the injector pump itself allowing diesel to dilute the lube oil. The lube should...
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    12-27-2017, 02:33 AM
    Pay attention to dust in the machine. I have fixed more than a few electronics problems by just cleaning the pc boards. Most of these were in an...
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    12-20-2017, 06:03 PM
    Atv are more the motorcycle drive position and mainly transportation. UTV or side by side is more the conventional rig commonly with a box for...
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    12-16-2017, 10:30 PM
    larry_g replied to a thread Who Builds What Tools in General
    It's interesting on another forum where the tool collectors know what factory made what era of tools. There are a few places that forge most of the...
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    12-16-2017, 10:18 PM
    One of my local steel places advertises it. The SP mainline runs along the edge of my property and...
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    12-15-2017, 05:37 PM
    Way to many factors/variables in play here. My suggestion is to pay attention to the temperature of the bearing area. When the paint starts to burn...
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    12-14-2017, 07:20 PM
    Op One way that these level checking conversations get out of wack is that the references and nomenclature gets confusing. I find it easier to...
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