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    There is no fixed jet, Otis! All fuel is...

    There is no fixed jet, Otis!

    All fuel is metered through the HS needle seat.

    ....Cotten
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    I've heard that before, Ryan! After a week, it...

    I've heard that before, Ryan!

    After a week, it could turn to vinegar anyway.

    I blame that on Drosophila melanogaster.

    ....Cotten
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    It gets complicated, Ryan! When they get...

    It gets complicated, Ryan!

    When they get bloated, they are actually lighter in proportion to their increased volume. But the issue isn't just change in 'buoyancy' (mass divided by volume?),...
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    I don't get out much these days, Ryan... My...

    I don't get out much these days, Ryan...

    My local 'marina' is just a couple of blocks away, but its only a harbored boat launch on the river where I walk my labradane.
    Even the restrooms are...
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    Its carved from foam just like mine, Harry! ...

    Its carved from foam just like mine, Harry!

    But apparently of a pre-2008 "Nitrophyl" formula.

    Looks like Greer's was marketing Competition Distributing's (shown to the right of one of my mine)...
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    If there was no script on the bottom, Harry,... ...

    If there was no script on the bottom, Harry,...

    Did your swollen float look like this?

    Just guessing...

    ....Cotten
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    I've never been 'great' at anything, Ryan! ...

    I've never been 'great' at anything, Ryan!

    (I'm only a fauxtina technician.)

    Back to topic:
    I sure miss my Gunk Hydro-Seal; Berryman's is a joke.

    ....Cotten
  8. Thread: 6 V battery

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    They are always a gamble, Stan! Please fill it...

    They are always a gamble, Stan!

    Please fill it enough to only cover the plates, before the trickle again, as it tends to rise.

    What have you got to lose?

    ....Cotten
    PS: Got one of those...
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    I guess what I meant was, Ryan,.. If it...

    I guess what I meant was, Ryan,..

    If it digests down to virgin metal it would certainly have good applications.

    I get brutal with hardware when I have to, too,, of course.

    But then I have to...
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    Like a new penny, Ryan? When there is true...

    Like a new penny, Ryan?

    When there is true metallic patinization, I am compelled to do my best to conserve it.

    And vinegar's a LOT cheaper!

    ....Cotten
    PS: Your stuff does sound perfect...
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    You mean the vernier scale is on the dial, Pa? ...

    You mean the vernier scale is on the dial, Pa?

    A dial on a dial with vernier scales that rotate and resolve to each other?

    That would make it twice as hard to read!

    ....Cotten
    PS: I just...
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    Aerokroil, Mike! (And mussn't get potmetal too...

    Aerokroil, Mike!

    (And mussn't get potmetal too hot...)

    ....Cotten
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    I never had a problem with Simple Green fumes,...

    I never had a problem with Simple Green fumes, 26fhead!

    Its sure nasty right out of a spray bottle though...

    Clean up is always easiest outside.

    ....Cotten
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    A caveat on vinegar, Folks,... If you use it...

    A caveat on vinegar, Folks,...

    If you use it on aluminum, keep a close eye on it!

    ....Cotten
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    All my projects are waiting for new owners, Ryan!...

    All my projects are waiting for new owners, Ryan!

    ...Cotten
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    All of the above, Mike! Plus gallons of cheap...

    All of the above, Mike!

    Plus gallons of cheap white vinegar.

    There is no one perfect 'solution' except some common sense.

    ....Cotten
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    I wish I could fondle it, Craig! 360 would be...

    I wish I could fondle it, Craig!

    360 would be pointless, as only the thrust faces are involved.

    Some had die-springs to apply the knurling pressure, but extinct no doubt.

    ...Cotten
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    Its been a coupla decades, Folks, But...

    Its been a coupla decades, Folks,

    But Heather's work was everything I expected.

    Unfortunately, I then went elsewhere:...
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    Its my favorite kind of tool, Craig! ...

    Its my favorite kind of tool, Craig!

    Historical, and full of mystery.

    ....Cotten
    PS: I tried it Folks,..

    Pulling the piston skirt against the flat of my chuck with a draw bar.

    But I...
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    I've found knurled pistons, Craig! (Most were...

    I've found knurled pistons, Craig! (Most were knarled.)

    Its obvious that 'back in the day', scary "field repairs" were expected, especially upon utility vehicles, just to get through the season,...
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    Thanks for that school note, Craig! It is...

    Thanks for that school note, Craig!

    It is remarkable in that it addresses six decades at least.

    A quick look at a Parts Catalog shows seven sizes of pin 'kits', from .002" to .015" oversize.
    ...
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    It wasn't my original idea, Harry! Check out...

    It wasn't my original idea, Harry!

    Check out back-packer's gun cleaning kits.

    ....Cotten
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    Yeah, a 'vernier' is where you resolve two scales...

    Yeah, a 'vernier' is where you resolve two scales to pick out a reading, like a slide rule, or like a common micrometer handle.

    I wasn't allowed to play with the Mitotoyo; It wasn't mine, but I...
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    Sure, Harry! A while anyway... ....Cotten...

    Sure, Harry!

    A while anyway...

    ....Cotten
    PS: The easiest way to pull *most* nozzles is a brake cable with the end turned down less than 3/16"
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    But its a caliper, Ryan! ..Cotten PS: I had a...

    But its a caliper, Ryan!

    ..Cotten
    PS: I had a partner spill wicking-grade Loctite into his Mitotoyo full. I felt bad, not just because it was my Loctite.
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