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    Gotta get me one of them someday, Jim! You can...

    Gotta get me one of them someday, Jim!

    You can never have enough tools.

    ....Cotten
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    I'm only a student, Ka3acmah! (Although I am...

    I'm only a student, Ka3acmah!

    (Although I am also a conservator and curator of such oddities.)

    Back to accessories, the two on the right were Dr. Grabows. Pity the 'flames don't show on the...
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    A hack makes it safer, Jim! You can carry more...

    A hack makes it safer, Jim!

    You can carry more tools.

    ....Cotten
  4. Thread: Valve seals

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    It was new to me, too, TomL! That's how I...

    It was new to me, too, TomL!

    That's how I remembered it.

    The literature might be more elusive...

    ...Cotten
  5. Thread: Valve seals

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    I was referring to the vintage terms for the...

    I was referring to the vintage terms for the vintage hardware, TomL!

    (I was a toddler.)

    Yes, we are talking earlier Pans.
    Anything can be made, but I found cutting guides from window weights...
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    Its the ONLY way I advertise, Ka3acmah! ...

    Its the ONLY way I advertise, Ka3acmah!

    ....Cotten
    PS: But you ain't kewl until you have a penny for your throttledisc.

    Tell me that ain't the ultimate accessory, Folks!
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    Coins of the year of the machine are traditional,...

    Coins of the year of the machine are traditional, Folks,..

    (And they carry my shop name! Sacajawea was a gift.)

    ...Cotten
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    *sigh* (Remember when we were consumers, not...

    *sigh*

    (Remember when we were consumers, not investors?)

    ....Cotten
  9. Thread: Valve seals

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    Earlier years can be up-dated, Mike! Usually...

    Earlier years can be up-dated, Mike!

    Usually by trimming the top of the guide with a Manley cutter for a .530" seal, retaining the original spring collars.

    (Free travel must be measured of...
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    And a bit safer around the torch, too, Folks. ...

    And a bit safer around the torch, too, Folks.

    ...Cotten
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    I've still got a half-case of that, William! ...

    I've still got a half-case of that, William!

    The valves went faulty and p'd customers off.

    And I only use it a couple drops at a time.

    But often.

    ....Cotten
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    The best idea I heard, Pete,.. Was to hang the...

    The best idea I heard, Pete,..

    Was to hang the whole bike from a ceiling joist by it.

    And then patiently abuse it.

    ....Cotten
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    Looks like it froze, Mick! Silver-solder would...

    Looks like it froze, Mick!

    Silver-solder would be my choice, of course.

    When the threads are compromised, I sweat on sleeves routinely.

    ....Cotten
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    If you're into old knobs, Folks,... Something...

    If you're into old knobs, Folks,...

    Something like these are obligatory.

    .....Cotten
    PS: I was told sunlight makes the glass doorknobs turn purple.
  15. Mr. and Mrs. Friebus are not here to defend...

    Mr. and Mrs. Friebus are not here to defend themselves, Folks.

    I have never met or dealt with them, so I must still reserve judgement.

    But I am leary of anyone that advertises, yet demands a...
  16. With a couple of exceptions, Chris,... My...

    With a couple of exceptions, Chris,...

    My experience was the same.

    The exceptions were already proficient.

    Was AMI a diploma mill, too?

    ....Cotten
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    Any brand with a shift knob scores with me,...

    Any brand with a shift knob scores with me, Folks!

    ....Cotten
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    It really wouldn't be necessary, Folks,.. If...

    It really wouldn't be necessary, Folks,..

    If only the search function worked.

    I'm ready to show off my shift-knob collection though!

    ....Cotten
    PS: American marques will enjoy, but will any...
  19. And why did it take somebody like Andy Warhol to...

    And why did it take somebody like Andy Warhol to tell us that the market was the enemy of the artist?

    .....Cotten
  20. Local customers suck. No matter where you...

    Local customers suck.

    No matter where you are...

    So now I have only the best customers in the World.

    ...Cotten
    PS: Liberty's flags are flying today!
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    Floats don't hang up so much, Folks,.. If you...

    Floats don't hang up so much, Folks,..

    If you die-press the lever pin bore slightly closed, and then ream it sweet to a new pin.

    It can even squish it wider, sometimes needing a file, but then...
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    Two advantages of steel over aluminum, Folks,......

    Two advantages of steel over aluminum, Folks,...

    Aluminum can embed with abrasive particulates, and steel can be parkerized to retain an important film of oil.

    There may be more...

    ....Cotten
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    Its an L&L blueprint, Folks! And it also lists...

    Its an L&L blueprint, Folks!

    And it also lists a float height of 7/16", so it probably wasn't supposed to leave the factory.

    The idle hole spec is bewildering.

    No matter where you index the...
  24. Mebbe you got to the crux of the biscuit, Eric! ...

    Mebbe you got to the crux of the biscuit, Eric!

    I don't want to do anything for you either.

    ...Cotten
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    Craig! There is only one rotating weight, and...

    Craig!

    There is only one rotating weight, and one reciprocating weight in balancing technique.

    Aluminum cages just make the rotating weight slightly less.

    A fart in a hailstorm.

    ....Cotten
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