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    Re: Distance learning?

    Yeah that looks like some meetings I've had. Although I did a Zoom meeting with family on Mother's Day. Turned out OK sonce there were only five computers involved. I did a workshop where I was...
  2. Re: World War 2--would I have served honorably?

    Wow, what a conversation. I remember Saving Private Ryan, and thinking so often what I might do. Near the beginning there's a guy wimpering behind one of the steel beams. i wonder what i would do....
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    Re: Glad That's Over

    All's well that ends well.
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    Spitfire Re: Overdrive again and again...

    Thanks, Bob. My concern is I don't know how the solenoid is attached. My first thought is to turn counter clockwise, but it doesn't want to move at all. I'll try the triumphsptifire.com.
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    Spitfire Overdrive again and again...

    I'm in the driver's seat of my '64 Spitfire with a late single rail transmission late overdrive. I ground a wrench in order to get the wrench to fit the space for the brass(?) nut that secures the...
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    Re: Isuzu City

    It reminds me of the model city in Holland, or the miniature city using Marklin trains.
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    Re: Not too many scratches in this one.

    Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain also does a wonderful rendition of Pin Ball Wizard.
    Donald Francis Tovey, a British music essayist, wrote that the Toccata in d minor might be viewed as Bach...
  8. Thread: SAD

    by Trevor Triumph
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    Re: SAD

    The guy sure could sing the blues... then there are so many weird and wacky songs. whistle and fish, grandpa was a Carpenter, Please Don't bury Me.
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    Re: Zoom Users Caution

    Interesting... Two experiences with Zoom. One a closed / private group had no issues. As many as sixteen users. Had four users earlier this evening and constant in and out. Not sure it was the...
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    General Tech Re: Spitfire overdrive, the sequel

    Thanks. I think there's a club member of tow that has done the same. I'm glad the transmission doesn't have to come out.
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    General Tech Spitfire overdrive, the sequel

    From a previous post regarding a J type overdrive in my Spitfire.... The solenoid seems to not respond to power. A wire directly to the input of the solenoid produces no noise or any other action. ...
  12. Re: This just came up from the You Tube rabbit hole.

    True,
    I have a recprding fo the Fireworks - 26 oboes, nine cavalry serpents, twelve bassoons, nine each horns and trumpets, side drums and tympani. I had a recording made years ago by Charles...
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    Re: TV "car guys"

    Sometimes I wonder with all the assists we may pay less attention to driving. A few summer ago I rented Fiat 500 four door. Backing out of a short driveway, my wife said, "Why don't you just use...
  14. Re: This just came up from the You Tube rabbit hole.

    The Alison Balsom Henry Purcell piece was beautiful. The counter tenor and trumpet really are a good combination. Generally speaking the "period" instrument tend to be a bit softer than...
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    Too many tools?

    Last week I started what would have been a two hour job - hanging some plastic wall covering, RFP, I think it is called. The stuff has been the shop since 2017 taking up space and generally in the...
  16. Thread: Others?

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    Re: Others?

    We've been enjoying the lack of responsibilities so far. Wife and I participate in four performing groups two choirs, one band and one orchestra. The last month or so has been hectic so we're OK...
  17. TR2/3/3A Re: glass and ring into new bee hive sockets

    Yes, I remember creating sme new bad words while replacing the lenses and rings. I've used a small flat blade screwdriver and dish detergent to lubricate the rubber.
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    Re: Hare & hound rally

    I went to gymkhanas while in high school, I didn't drive but watched. When I was about fourteen my mother drove to the gymkhana site - a shopping mall parking lot. She watched a while and then...
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    Re: Hare & hound rally

    Another adventure rally I',\m thinking about is drive to a check point and then return to starting point and match the outbound time.
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    General TR Re: Overdrive problem

    The single rail transmission and J overdrive are from a later Spitfire. Tomorrow I'll get to work checking wire connections and such. I don't think I have had to move the car in reverse so I'm not...
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    General TR Re: Overdrive problem

    This overdrive does not have a relay. The manual does not show it, as I recall. It could be that I am using the early schematic MkI page rather than the later 1500 wiring diagram. In any case,...
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    General TR Overdrive problem

    My '64 Spitfire has a single rail transmission and associated overdrive. It has been misbehaving lately. It stopped working once and I replaced the fuse. Problem solved, I thought.

    Recently,...
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    Re: Hare & hound rally

    A lead car sets off on a predetermined course to set a route. when I say pre-determined, it means the lead car, the hare, knows the route, not the remaining cars, the hounds. Using perhaps bags of...
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    Hare & hound rally

    We are considering a Hare and Hound rally for a club activity. I'm thinking miles traveled might be a way to score the thing - Who ever comes closest to the actual mileage?
    Seems it might be...
  25. Re: How to deal with long lines during COVID:

    Here in Arizona the governor wants to shut the place down for as long as eight weeks. I think most places are considering two weeks or to the end of the month then revi. Schools closed, churches...
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