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  1. For what you're trying to do, I would look at...

    For what you're trying to do, I would look at Owens-Corning 703 or a similar compressed fiberglass product. Stick it behind walls with open slat construction and if you can stick 6" thick units...
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    Offer to purchase is going in today on a shop...

    Offer to purchase is going in today on a shop space. 2700 square feet, concrete parking lot, and 10-12' clearance with the ability to get a z-axis up to around 16' or so if I punch a hole in the...
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    Ha! Yeah, I have seen much worse but it is...

    Ha! Yeah, I have seen much worse but it is pretty bad. One step at a time so we are looking at getting the domain registration stuff taken care of next week. Right now it is managed hosting, so...
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    Sorry to hear about the pooch. Man's best...

    Sorry to hear about the pooch. Man's best friends indeed.
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    From Facebook: Protohawk is excited to...

    From Facebook:

    Protohawk is excited to announce the acquisition of CCA Racing Products. CCA has built a 15-year reputation for high quality torque plates and engine rebuild tooling, and we look...
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    Well if they have Brothers I'm not going to try...

    Well if they have Brothers I'm not going to try to out-compete them with a Hurco and a Sharp!
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    The plugs only go down a half inch into the...

    The plugs only go down a half inch into the block; the water jackets are left unfilled and I explained the water routing a few posts back. If I had a stiffer deck and five head bolts per cylinder I...
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    I trust aftermarket water pump ratings like I...

    I trust aftermarket water pump ratings like I trust aftermarket cooling fan ratings LOL.

    That said, I have had great luck with my CSR electric pump. I'm just not sure I want electrical components...
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    Actually funny story - for some reason the block...

    Actually funny story - for some reason the block I had wouldn't work with the program my engine machinist had for dry-decking. It was off by quite a bit. Thanks, GM!

    Anyways, he sent me tracings...
  10. Ha! The NexGenCam guys are down the street from...

    Ha! The NexGenCam guys are down the street from me. They were great for training and support.
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    In the stock configuration, water is pulled from...

    In the stock configuration, water is pulled from the bottom of the radiator, flows into the block through the front (one entry on each bank) and then up into the heads through holes in the deck, then...
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    No fill, just dry-decked. Water is going to run...

    No fill, just dry-decked. Water is going to run out the rear of the block, externally into the rear of the heads, and then out the front of the heads back to the radiator. It just gives an extra...
  13. HSM and Fusion use the exact same posts.

    HSM and Fusion use the exact same posts.
  14. I used Fusion. I'm not sure if the new "machine...

    I used Fusion. I'm not sure if the new "machine definition" feature would allow you to specify Y axis travel above which it would automatically post polar? That's a question for the Autodesk CAM...
  15. Yes the M08SY. The Swiss machine we had all of...

    Yes the M08SY. The Swiss machine we had all of them spun.
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    Here's a better picture of the whole car. ...

    Here's a better picture of the whole car.

    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-BTfXlXLCYiw/WRJ5ahG1OYI/AAAAAAAACvI/W9kqulFbOYEwqeUmTDEz1MpsL2eYjyEzgCHM/s640/20170506_163344.jpg
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    Diesel Block build. 4.125"x3.385" bore/stroke. ...

    Diesel Block build. 4.125"x3.385" bore/stroke. Twin 66-69mm turbos. We're doing some crazy things with dry decking and such, and I've got some custom heads (withe about ten pounds of weld in them...
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    I've used G08 and G05.1. My controller is the...

    I've used G08 and G05.1. My controller is the 0i-Mate MB so I have only AI-APC.
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    Yeah that's the one. Usually around 1000-1200...

    Yeah that's the one. Usually around 1000-1200 miles in a week. I do drive my car enough to know what goes wrong and how to avoid/fix those problems, but with the new combination it'll be trying I'm...
  20. Cool drop me a PM if you get to that point. ...

    Cool drop me a PM if you get to that point. Thanks!
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    You'll like this one - getting a 1400-1600hp...

    You'll like this one - getting a 1400-1600hp small block Olds engine to run in what amounts to a turbo'd LS 8.50 index class at Hot Rod Magazine's Drag Week event.
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    Whatever it is you truck guys call your junk LOL....

    Whatever it is you truck guys call your junk LOL. Don't make me go back through 265 pages of B&A thread to find evidence.
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    Just because I like being thorough I spoke to my...

    Just because I like being thorough I spoke to my attorney about this... I was 100% wrong. As indicated by adh2000, as the buyer you do need to sign a separate commission agreement and pay out of...
  24. The Tsugamis I bought had some kind of cam system...

    The Tsugamis I bought had some kind of cam system where only the indexed tool was engaged in the drive mechanism as well. I can't remember how the older Mazak worked but I don't recall seeing other...
  25. Matsuura required a 24" thick double-reinforced...

    Matsuura required a 24" thick double-reinforced slab isolated from the rest of the floor to ensure mechanical accuracy of the machine (MX-520). The riggers moved the machine into (rough) place,...
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