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    Of course, TomL! I am suggesting that a reamer...

    Of course, TomL!

    I am suggesting that a reamer with a flute length longer than the rocker arm would make it much simpler.

    Then you wouldn't need to figure out how to fixture the arm;
    Just...
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    Sorry to get out of my Zodiac, TomL! But...

    Sorry to get out of my Zodiac, TomL!

    But reamers don't usually need a machine, if their cutting edge is over-length enough to pilot from both bearing surfaces.

    My hopes are somebody can link us...
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    The worst possible scenario, Bill, Is that it...

    The worst possible scenario, Bill,

    Is that it jumps out and you didn't see it.

    But it comes back later to haunt you.

    That's just another reason nobody, in their 'right mind', should do them...
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    Poop. (Can I say that?) Times like this,...

    Poop.

    (Can I say that?)

    Times like this, Bill, I take everything back apart, and put it all back together,
    and hope the gremlin jumps out.

    ....Cotten
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    Uh oh, Bill! The -33 LS needle is for 1"...

    Uh oh, Bill!

    The -33 LS needle is for 1" Models.

    At least we found the cause.

    Glad it was something simple...

    ....Cotten
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    That would seem to incriminate the M35, Bill, ...

    That would seem to incriminate the M35, Bill,

    (But if its an original brass '47 manifold, I would pull it and bench test at a full 15psi anyway.
    They are pretty cheesy sometimes, where you might...
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    If you trust the spec sheet, Dana, Then you...

    If you trust the spec sheet, Dana,

    Then you can determine the resulting factor of your new assembly by hanging the wheels and bare rods upon your beams, and adding weights to the rod tops until it...
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    Absolutely, Kitabel! Kinda meant that with...

    Absolutely, Kitabel!

    Kinda meant that with 'everything else in order'..

    And yes, yes,.. motor 'balancing' is only a practical technique, not really science.

    ....Cotten
    PS: But the #4...
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    Wow Dana! 68% is the first time I ever heard a...

    Wow Dana!

    68% is the first time I ever heard a factor for 101s, just like most other machines.
    Sounds good to me because just about anything works (as long everything else is in order).

    It...
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    Only if you have a small fortune you want to turn...

    Only if you have a small fortune you want to turn into a tiny one, John!

    ....Cotten
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    Sorry but I must ask, Bill,.. You didn't use a...

    Sorry but I must ask, Bill,..

    You didn't use a tire or air mattress pump for the bubble-test, right?

    Did you grind the carb and manifold flanges flat?

    ....Cotten
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    I'm fighting nine on the bench right now, John,.....

    I'm fighting nine on the bench right now, John,..

    And they are winning.

    ...Cotten
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    Half a day! I could make a living charging...

    Half a day!

    I could make a living charging four hours.

    Sad but true, it does take that long.

    ....Cotten
    PS: Yeah, better solder the friction washer. But not much if you can..
    Its included...
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    Back almost to topic, Folks.. This BestYet...

    Back almost to topic, Folks..

    This BestYet cost me a buck at the annual antique tractor show a few blocks away.
    (Didn't need the riveter, just the larger horned anvil.)

    Had to walk my...
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    Did you solder the friction washer to the...

    Did you solder the friction washer to the throttledisc, too, John?

    Any estimate of the time required?
    (Just so I know how to charge fairly...)

    If you didn't melt the solder around the needle...
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    Omar! Please bubble-test, as discussed at...

    Omar!

    Please bubble-test, as discussed at http://virtualindian.org/11techleaktest.html, and then there is no thinking there is, or hoping there isn't.

    Unless the owner bought my services, the...
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    When you say "better seal", Omar, Does that...

    When you say "better seal", Omar,

    Does that mean you have leaks?

    Since brass seals are temporary, and the nuts do not wear out, wouldn't it make sense to carve new seals instead?

    We know the...
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    Liberty's flying the flag today, Folks! ...

    Liberty's flying the flag today, Folks!

    Hearing stories from the survivors, I wonder how they were immune to PTSD.

    Truly a great generation.

    ....Cotten
  19. Too popular here, Harry! All modern 'cars'...

    Too popular here, Harry!

    All modern 'cars' look alike in front of Walmart.

    Back to Bob's request, please Folks;
    He has helped many, particularly on the VirtualIndian mailing list.

    ....Cotten
  20. That's no fun. Unless you like clickbait. ...

    That's no fun.

    Unless you like clickbait.

    ....Cotten
    PS: Not aimed at you personally, Len!
    (I tell my wife to 'google it' constantly...)

    Just another Fact'o'Life on the 'Net:
    Bob has...
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    And gals, if there are any, I hope, Mick? Any...

    And gals, if there are any, I hope, Mick?
    Any credit for just having CB customers?

    ....Cotten
    PS:


    Never been married, Mick?
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    If you've got a sense of humor, Craig! Divas...

    If you've got a sense of humor, Craig!

    Divas don't.

    ....Cotten
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    I use a torch, Steve! But my Henrob produces a...

    I use a torch, Steve!

    But my Henrob produces a very precise flame.

    ....Cotten
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    Would you like to comment specifically about my...

    Would you like to comment specifically about my reproductions, Exeric?

    ....Cotten
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    Bless whoever told me, Folks! ...Cotten PS:...

    Bless whoever told me, Folks!

    ...Cotten
    PS: Bert Sweat, creator of the "Sweatster".
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