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    Re: Yahoo Groups going away

    Never liked Yahoo because of it's persistence of showing up in everything when it wasn't asked for. I eliminated it from my computers best I could, but it shows up once in a while on some sites which...
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    Re: one less fortress

    The following day I was at the scene and by standing on the end of the runway, one could follow the path through the trees the plane took. The reason for the crash was quite evident. Flying at night...
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    Re: Chocolate Chip Cookies-CAUTION!

    :encouragement::encouragement::encouragement: :jester:
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    Chocolate Chip Cookies-CAUTION!

    Just found out that through scientific research chocolate chip cookies have the same habit forming effect on the brain that marijuana has for an addiction! I know that's a fact, because when my wife...
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    Re: SS United States

    The Yorktown is on display in Charleston South Carolina. Went to a Charleston car show there and after the club had a dinner aboard the ship. Quite interesting and excellent dinner! PJ
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    Re: SS United States

    Believe it or not, the New Jersey is home for a Masonic lodge, which has a lot of members. The members and volunteer crew take good care of her. The teak decks get treated when they start to show...
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    Re: No more Bosch tools for me

    About 5 years ago the wife gave me a Black & Decker drill for Christmas, I've used that drill for everything imaginable including square drive long deck screws, about a thousand of them. I have two...
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    Re: one less fortress

    The mind works in mysterious ways at times, especially under pressure and ones thought process can get mixed up, some get away with it and some sadly don't.
    A good friend of mine had a bad habit of...
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    T-Series MGT Exhaust Stud Thread Size

    Need the thread size on a MGTF exhaust manifold studs. Need to order some long neck brass nuts, (3) and I can get a dozen from a bolt supplier for what AS wants for 3, just forgot the size and...
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    Re: one less fortress

    Pilot error is a term I hate to put on anyone, but the possibility is certainly there, it only takes one to pull the wrong lever by accident.
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    Re: one less fortress

    Altitude and airspeed, you need both, but I can't understand how two highly trained, high time, highly experienced pilots had this happen to them. A mag problem on one of 4 engines shouldn't have...
  12. Thread: Bent Push Rods

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    T-Series Re: Bent Push Rods

    Can't do much more Mickey til the parts come. Have to reach out to the fella who is supplying me with the Crane push rods and see if he has a #5 rocker arm also, if not I'll get one from the normal...
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    Re: SS United States

    Worked on this replacing and restoring the teak decks on the bow section. USS New Jersey, has an extremely fine record! Now at a well deserved rest on the Delaware river in Camden New Jersey.

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    The Inibriamobile

    Probably gets pulled over too much to make driving it practical! :highly_amused:

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  15. Thread: Bent Push Rods

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    T-Series Re: Bent Push Rods

    Well Doc, after many discussions with some other guys, I think we have discovered the problem. Knowing the engine has run like a champ for 4 years without any issues, it had to be something very...
  16. Thread: Bent Push Rods

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    T-Series Re: Bent Push Rods

    The problem we have here Doc is, I lost the engine builders email address, retired MG dealer mechanic, I know where he lives and I'm trying to contact him to find out if the head does actually have...
  17. Thread: Bent Push Rods

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    T-Series Re: Bent Push Rods

    Well, here's a couple pics to ponder over. Have to pull the side cover off to check the followers and make sure their ok. Valve stem tops look like new, the damaged rocker didn't hurt it.
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    T-Series Re: Bent Push Rods

    Just heard from LaVerne and it might be caused by brass valve guides tightening up when hot. Ordered a bore scope to check inside the bore for anything unusual, but I have a feeling it's the valve...
  19. Thread: Bent Push Rods

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    T-Series Re: Bent Push Rods

    Very possible because I never pushed it before. I'll check with Crane on their push rods. PJ
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    T-Series Re: Bent Push Rods

    Thanks Mickey, I have a Crane cam in it now, but the push rods look original. I'll check with them. If the push rods were original and not perfectly true, I would believe that could have caused this...
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    T-Series Bent Push Rods

    Yesterday after a 150 mile trip, about 10 miles from home, I noticed a clicking/tapping sound above 3500 rpms, below 3500 no noise. Drove it home and pulled the valve cover to discover I had at least...
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    Re: SS United States

    Increasing property values have a lot to do with some buildings future. It's cheaper to tear some buildings down and build new in it's place, unless the structure can be placed on the historical...
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    Re: SS United States

    Saw her tied up in Philadelphia 15/20 years ago and she looked like she was ready for the bone yard. Was hard to look at such a majestic vessel turning into a pile of rust. :frown-new:
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    Re: Dear Students

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    Lightning Strike!

    How do you really prepare for a lightning strike? We had a strike close to the house, didn't hit it but was close enough to spike the electrical system. I have quality surge protectors on just about...
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