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    Yesterday, 07:12 PM
    That's what I thought too Jim and why I chuckled earlier about those marketing guys. LOL If they could drop the B.S. then maybe they could drop the...
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    Yesterday, 06:32 PM
    Jim, maybe a regional thing, but I haven't seen that particular product, here at least. Perhaps a marketing focus thing but this is what I've seen...
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    Yesterday, 06:26 PM
    LOL, I'm not sure, gloves, level winders??? I never did hear what was done to change their assembly protocol but I can assure you even I couldn't...
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    Yesterday, 04:29 PM
    Usually electrical components either work or they don't. But just to make things interesting there are always exceptions to the rule. I remember...
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    Yesterday, 12:56 AM
    Looks like a 12 ga. Mossberg 500 with a pistol grip and a sling. I may be guessing a bit on it being a Mossberg as the quality of the photo leaves a...
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    10-20-2014, 08:29 PM
    Looks like the CRC Tac2 is working well. I don't believe it's available here, well at least not by that name. Over here it's called CRC Open Gear...
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    10-20-2014, 07:42 PM
    Willy replied to a thread surface plate alternative in General
    Looking foreword to the pics and the new thread. I was thinking when you mentioned this earlier in this thread, this almost sounds like lead screw...
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    10-20-2014, 01:56 AM
    Willy replied to a thread lube question in General
    I understand that making brush holders would entail more work, makes sense. The graphite powder would make an excellent dry lubricant. But you have...
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    10-19-2014, 10:37 PM
    Willy replied to a thread lube question in General
    Maybe I'm missing something here, but why the need for another lubricant between the carbon brush and the copper. Carbon brushes offer excellent...
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    10-19-2014, 08:27 PM
    Most non-pro code readers will only allow access to emissions related error codes. As you know there are a host of control modules that monitor such...
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    10-19-2014, 07:52 PM
    Yeah I'll bet that thing puts out some serious air!! I've got an old squirrel cage blower like that and with a 1/3hp 1800 rpm motor it is amazing...
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    10-19-2014, 03:49 PM
    Dennis, I like your leaf blower...a lot! Especially now that I'm looking outside at my maple and apple trees. I just wonder how much easier it...
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    10-19-2014, 10:24 AM
    Willy replied to a thread Turned Bolts? in General
    Seek out a shop or source that specializes in antique car parts or restoration. These types of thick headed bolts are very common on the older...
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    10-18-2014, 10:07 PM
    Good point!! No sense having a tractor with tighter steering that you can't stop.:)
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    10-18-2014, 10:05 PM
    +1! Although I too have seen some reamers go for "only" about a hundred bucks, for one hole this is still hard to justify. I would do as ecortech...
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    10-18-2014, 04:35 PM
    Willy replied to a thread A new engine for fall--- in General
    Thanks for the update Brian, good to know. I would think that the crankcase volume is probably large enough to dissipate the change in volume as the...
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    10-17-2014, 10:25 PM
    Willy replied to a thread A new engine for fall--- in General
    Very wise move Brian to allow for a crankcase vent. Having the vent in will decrease parasitic pumping loses drastically. Without it you are...
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    10-16-2014, 11:23 PM
    This is most likely due to the relative lack of thermal conductivity of the stainless steels when compared to carbon steel. I believe the thermal...
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    10-16-2014, 10:55 PM
    Traditionally when used as a traffic light a flashing red light means that one should come to a complete stop and then only proceed when it is safe...
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    10-16-2014, 01:27 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Gas in Onnan generator oil in General
    In a word, no. Either a fuel pump diaphragm will need to be installed if available or a rebuilt pump/new pump will need to be sourced and installed....
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    10-14-2014, 03:14 PM
    George, first of all thank you for going that extra mile in order to help someone. It's always amazing how many far reaching tentacles a profession...
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    10-14-2014, 02:16 PM
    This is my feeling as well after watching the video. It's not the watch...it's the process. The micro-machining and the incredible amount of hands...
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    10-14-2014, 12:57 AM
    Willy replied to a thread OT: Ebola what is it in General
    Just a guess here but it could conceivably be an ultraviolet germicidal irradiation light. The use of these devices have been proven effective in...
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    10-09-2014, 10:29 AM
    My personal choice would be the 7024 rod. This rod has a lot of iron powder in the flux and lays down a lot of material fast. As long as you know...
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    10-08-2014, 04:35 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Mystery Motorcycle in General
    I very much agree. I have seen literally a hundred different manufactures of this same type of bike. No direct personal experience, but some of...
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    10-08-2014, 12:54 AM
    It's not imperative or critical that you get out every last drop. Just retract the cylinder, drain the hoses and the reservoir. That should take...
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    10-07-2014, 02:02 PM
    This would be my thought as well. The reservoir should be checked with the dump bed in the down position and the oil level should be low enough to...
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    10-07-2014, 10:00 AM
    Good to see it's working again. Perhaps a kink in the hose that runs through the cable leading to the gun? Maybe it un-kinked itself by movement of...
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    10-07-2014, 09:49 AM
    Willy replied to a thread Chinese vs. German bearings in General
    You know I never looked at this way but the above statement, in a nutshell, pretty well sums up the frustration I have had in the way of finding a...
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    10-07-2014, 09:15 AM
    Damn Eddy that is some impressive and diverse metal working talent displayed in your photos! Thank you very much for taking the time to share it...
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