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    Blast cad, Louis,.. and its airborne. (The...

    Blast cad, Louis,.. and its airborne.

    (The rest sits in the media, or on your PPE, for later.)

    As rough as yours look, I really think a solvent wash and Rustoleum would do.

    What have you got...
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    Lrcormier! Who told you paint won't stick? ...

    Lrcormier!

    Who told you paint won't stick?

    ....Cotten
    PS: Cad is toxic; It is best to leave it there.
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    Sorry I seemed insensitive, Brett,.. But would...

    Sorry I seemed insensitive, Brett,..

    But would your mother really want you to give up something you love?

    ....Cotten
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    What if your business overhead, and maybe your...

    What if your business overhead, and maybe your next meal, depends upon the vintage motorcycle industry?

    (Hypothetically...)

    Remember when motorcyclists were bold individuals?

    Me neither.
    ...
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    Thanks William, and wow, it displays all around...

    Thanks William,
    and wow, it displays all around me in Illinois, Lipdog!

    (Even though both states are so progressive. Hope I can say that...)

    There is apparently even a pump just blocks up the...
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    My business still has a heatbeat, Folks,.. ...

    My business still has a heatbeat, Folks,..

    Inspite of the times.
    The "times are a'changin', but not blowing up.

    PEEK seal service can continue, and the availability of the exclusive float...
  7. Thread: Mystery tool

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    External photo-hosting sux, Folks! Just upload...

    External photo-hosting sux, Folks!

    Just upload to this forum direct, and it will survive for posterity.

    ....Cotten
    PS: And you won't have to pay!
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    It would be great to know the jet # someday,...

    It would be great to know the jet # someday, Craig!

    Could be a #4, or a #11, or ?

    What's a 'block off plate'?

    Thanks!

    ....Cotten
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    Moderation in all things, Lipdog! I always...

    Moderation in all things, Lipdog!

    I always used it to soak 'brillo pad' air filters.

    Technically, mixed in fuel, it should lower octane, but that is not an issue for Flattys.

    It might be the...
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    The octane requirement for Flattys was relatively...

    The octane requirement for Flattys was relatively low, Aerozak!

    Certainly lower than for modern autos.
    (I shall defer to the 'experts' for octane numbers, because yesteryears' and today's octane...
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    Don't look now Folks,.. But the old folklore...

    Don't look now Folks,..

    But the old folklore no longer applies to USA pump fuels. And hasn't for years.

    We all agree ethanol ruins it for storage (among other things),
    but beyond politikal...
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    I appreciate your reply as well, Aerozak,.. ...

    I appreciate your reply as well, Aerozak,..

    But my question had little (or nothing) to do with AMCA judging!
    Military models were often unique, so an M51 goes well with your 'civilianized'...
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    A couple of notes on EL pistons, Gene,.. As...

    A couple of notes on EL pistons, Gene,..

    As well as OEM, nearly all import offerings I encountered were high quality as well.
    One variety to be aware of, however, were some Dixie's that had no...
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    Welcome to the Forum, Aerozak! I have no...

    Welcome to the Forum, Aerozak!

    I have no answer, only questions of my own:
    Does it have an M65 Linkert carburetor installed?

    If so, does it have an adjustable 'power' needle, or a plug over...
  15. He lives on, upon the 'Net. ....Cotten PS:...

    He lives on, upon the 'Net.

    ....Cotten
    PS: Ev'ry pic tells a story, Folks: June '65, and it ain't nothing like it "left the factory"!
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    Hokey Smoke, Folks! T'was I who asked the...

    Hokey Smoke, Folks!

    T'was I who asked the question.

    It was agreeing: We really don't want to run off new blood, do we?

    ....Cotten
    PS: Paranoid,.. Eric?
  17. Thread: Stuck Piston

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    Gotta be resourceful, Craig! With a Perfection...

    Gotta be resourceful, Craig!

    With a Perfection heater as shown, you could use sawhorses and angle iron.

    The IR thermometer is the only 'hi-tech' trick.

    ....Cotten
    PS: Perfections were...
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    So who won? Not the 'hobby', just the divas. ...

    So who won?

    Not the 'hobby', just the divas.

    ....Cotten
  19. Thread: Stuck Piston

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    What the hell... Toss it on the kerosene...

    What the hell...

    Toss it on the kerosene stove!

    ....Cotten
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    You can stop thanking me for leading you in...

    You can stop thanking me for leading you in circles now, John!

    ...Cotten
    PS: I didn't do it on purpose.
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    *GASP!* Let's make sure it will fit with an HX...

    *GASP!*

    Let's make sure it will fit with an HX first!

    .....Cotten
    PS: Sure enough, as I now see on the bench, the bowl of an HX is closer to the manifold flanges.
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    My notes now show it is a DLX support, Folks,......

    My notes now show it is a DLX support, Folks,...

    But it still aught'a fit!

    (Or something like it.)

    ...Cotten
    PS: Or get a bowlnut with a stud, and "farmer" a bracket down to the cases,...
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    I don't know if this one is "correct", John,... ...

    I don't know if this one is "correct", John,...

    But something like it would seem prudent.

    (Sorry I forgot who to credit, but Tommo gets credit for the tensioning routine.)

    If you take the...
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    John! Yours has a typical roller track with...

    John!

    Yours has a typical roller track with nice and sharp knurl marks; The knurl on your lift wheel has either eroded, or it was a different wheel that made the track.
    If the wheel turns through...
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    Let's keep it simple, John! You want the...

    Let's keep it simple, John!

    You want the needle to close upon the seat before the knob bottoms out.
    And you want the stop on the cam to hit the raised block on the body when the disc is full...
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