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Thread: Public Service Announcement: Schebler DLX HS needles

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    Default Public Service Announcement: Schebler DLX HS needles

    Folks,

    Never, ever, remove a DLX highspeed needle and re-install it without removing the bowl to inspect its insertion into the seat!

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    Quote Originally Posted by T. Cotten View Post
    Folks,

    Never, ever, remove a DLX highspeed needle and re-install it without removing the bowl to inspect its insertion into the seat!

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    Okay Tom, I won't. But while I got ya on the line I gotta ask: Do you make a float for a Schebler on a series I B John Deere? ... I'll get the model # if you think so ...... what's that you say, it's not an antique motorcycle? Well, it IS 3-wheeler, so maybe if I ask you in the "sidecars and 3-wheelers" thread? ..... yeah it's a little bigger than most motorcycle floats ... but bikes have grown a lot lately,

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    Quote Originally Posted by fillibuster View Post
    Okay Tom, I won't. But while I got ya on the line I gotta ask: Do you make a float for a Schebler on a series I B John Deere? ... I'll get the model # if you think so ...... what's that you say, it's not an antique motorcycle? Well, it IS 3-wheeler, so maybe if I ask you in the "sidecars and 3-wheelers" thread? ..... yeah it's a little bigger than most motorcycle floats ... but bikes have grown a lot lately,
    fillibuster!

    I cannot say that I have not, as I have 'one-offed' many tractor and auto floats for machines that I wouldn't recognize, even if it were about to run over me.

    Please post me direct at liberty@npoint.net, thanks.

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    Whoops, here's another one, Folks....


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    Just to bring this back up, Folks!

    Here's one that shows an upset needle point as well.

    This is preventable...

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    Look at this one, Folks!

    The needle apparently vibrated and wobbled around enough to raise a burr around the seat.

    Once dressed, how do you prevent it from further damage, if the knob's threads in the body are sloppy?

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