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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Like a motor vehicle, the other deadly weapon
    License to operate, registration and insurance seems simple enough
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    Re: some motorbikes. . .

    I figured someone (you Tom) might notice that blind internal thread detail
    (The thrill of a crash keeps you on your toes)
    Lathe running in reverse, rt. hand internal thread tool bit, working from...
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    Re: some motorbikes. . .

    There are not many of these carburetors out there (none that I could find) and I had to wing it after searching images of this particular "motor wheel". I copied what I saw esthetically and based...
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    Re: wasp radial, how'd they do that?

    A useful technique to remove an overhead valve spring, keeper etc.
  5. Thread: A word...

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    Re: A word...

    credit:

    https://wordsmith.org/awad/
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    Re: I don't remember 2 door wagons

    Actually the picture of the Chevy sedan delivery was more about the virtues of a certain girlfriend. Which I cannot remember her name, but definitely remember her um, virtues. Maybe that's the wrong...
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    Re: I don't remember 2 door wagons

    I am not a bigot :D

    2 4 bbl's available for the '56 Safari - 285 hp
    http://www.pontiacsafari.com/L1EarlyV8Pontiacs/56DualQuad/index.html
    (That back glass looks expensive)

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    Re: What is your go to pain med?

    Some pretty good drugs must have been present for you to trip on Batman :d
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    Re: I don't remember 2 door wagons

    I like two door wagons, a sedan delivery with windows and a tailgate.
    (The Chevy '58 Nomad was 4 doors, (I had one) the two door Nomads were a short run of three years. Don't rule put Pontiac's...
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    Re: some motorbikes. . .

    1917 Dayton Motor Wheel...

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    What do you do when you need carburetor parts?

    Just call some fool with more time than money...

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    Re: the sharpest blade you ever sharpened

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  12. Re: Wrestling as the "progressive liberal" has gotten dangerous

    "You reap what you sow"
  13. Re: Money money money money money money money

    We could all go on a protest march to the capitol
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    Re: wasp radial, how'd they do that?

    Interference fits are pretty common in my world also. Occasionally I have to "guess" or work it out in my head how much a certain part is going to expand or contract
    (Or, how tough is this job going...
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    Re: Problem with Deks Olje D2

    When varnishing (or using any clear coat) pour the amount you will use from the can into another container (I like cardboard coffee cups) and never, ever, never, put the brush into the original can...
  16. Re: You can lay the blame at the feet of the Baby Boomers.

    I knew I didn't want to go to Vietnam, nothing else then was more important than that really.
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    Re: curious handplane like artifice

    All end grain...
    finish with this:

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    https://www.jimbodetools.com/products/rare-fine-stanley-no-64-butcher-block-plane-104267
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    Re: Sailmaking hack

    It is perhaps more about how sails work than how to stitch them up.For the $5 or $6 (used) it is a very inexpensive education

    I have an old friend that is a succesful sailmaker (modern) and he...
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    Re: How do we feel about restomods?

    I sort of wish I could have kept every car I've had over the years, but Jay Leno I'm not...
    Right now, out of the lot of them it might be the '55 100-4 Healy with overdrive and the M engine or the...
  20. Re: You can lay the blame at the feet of the Baby Boomers.

    So "Twilight Years" is 37 and up?
    Harrumpf...
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    Re: some motorbikes. . .

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    http://anarchadia.blogspot.com/2008/08/vintage-thing-no25-norton-jap-v-twin.html
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    Re: Masks: An informal unscientific survey.

    I wear a mask if I am in a public space indoors. I trust my friends
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    Re: Sailmaking hack

    I found this book useful
    Small Boat Sails
    Jeremy Howard Williams
    Used on Amazon, cheap

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    Re: Masks: An informal unscientific survey.

    I've noticed around here that different neighborhood markets have different protocol.
    In the moderately high end neighborhoods I see far less masks, and this has been true from the beginning. I...
  25. Re: there used to be a somewhat popular class of vehicles

    They were seriously stout little trucks, which is why they still command a high price
  26. Re: there used to be a somewhat popular class of vehicles

    There was a version with a little 4cyl Perkins Diesel that was pretty cool.
    Those scouts are crazy money now anyway...
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    It's too cold now...
    A heated shop with a little car project? Come on man!
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    We both know that a B-20 can can rebuilt for a song...
    240k is nothing for a volvo.
    Did they even make those in automatic?
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    I'll bring it east for you...
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    Here's one...
    https://www.smartmotorguide.com/L50343665

    it looks unmolested
    Here's another pretty affordable:
    https://www.smartmotorguide.com/L49458051
  31. Re: You can lay the blame at the feet of the Baby Boomers.

    Well, but just barely, I'm sure there are some cross over traits :D
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    Ya know, the one I restored (took it to bare metal, motor trans, suspension etc had a tree fall dead square along the centerline through the windshield and the owner who was the original owner is...
  33. Re: You can lay the blame at the feet of the Baby Boomers.

    That may be a matter of perspective
    Note which generation takes the most "selfies"
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    There was "something" about the esthetics that wasn't quite right. I still can't say what exactly but this one does not have the same problem. This looks like a slightly lower roofline, longer hood?...
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    This is interesting... they sort of "fixed" everything that I disliked about those P1800's
    420 hp, 2 liters, 980kg, carbon fiber etc
    ...
  36. Re: You can lay the blame at the feet of the Baby Boomers.

    I suspect it will depend on whether or not they can read fluently, and the comprehension of what is read. The boomers came of age when a television set was not in every home. In fact a television set...
  37. Re: You can lay the blame at the feet of the Baby Boomers.

    Given the relative age of boomers, we may be confusing dingbattery with dementia
  38. Re: You can lay the blame at the feet of the Baby Boomers.

    Maybe in Georgia they are to blame, but not in California
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    Re: Elon is off to a good start.

    Generally the filks here have an iq that is well above that of an over ripe tomato
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    Re: Sales and other bots

    Maybe he started on that psychedelic therapy?
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    Re: Sales and other bots

    What things at the bottom of the page?

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    Re: Problem with Deks Olje D2

    I used to buy DO 1 by the case, and I would but small parts in the gallon can and it worked very well no problems

    You have to learn what this white stuff is...
    Is it air bubbles from the wood off...
  43. Thread: Herschel

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    Re: Herschel

    OJ was good at other things...
  44. Thread: Herschel

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    Re: Herschel

    No stories about Hershel beating his girl friend and then taking her to get an abortion?
    Oh wait, he's a republican...
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    Re: How long before Truth social is dead?

    Should have called it 'Bluebird'
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    Re: Gift for Airlie's restoration fund

    An address would be good...

    and a sticky
  47. Re: Anyone else NOT excited by the World Cup?

    What is it with men and balls anyway?
  48. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    The Alsace-Lorraine being gifted back and forth between Germany and France since the Roman Empire then being returned to France at the treaty of Versailles left Germany in a tizzy. Very much like...
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    Re: Gear hanger/lanyard

    A lot of those fancy knots were conjured up when sailors were at sea for years at a go and as bored sailors will they started smoking da rope...
    The finest hemp made some lovely knots indeed!
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    Re: Russia trump** conviction

    That's collusion isn't it?
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