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    I know. David and George Newell used to drive...

    I know. David and George Newell used to drive around in a DB3S. They'd pull up to the shop and everyone on the block would get the big eyes :D Fun times.

    I dunno about them 450S'es, thermite....
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    Real cost for that version is about $2. So $250...

    Real cost for that version is about $2. So $250 is kinda high.
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    Without exposing innocent parties to your...

    Without exposing innocent parties to your ignorance :

    Fontana, Oldani and Ceriani brakes are all magnesium castings with shrunk-in iron liners. For the ignorant among us, magnesium expands more...
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    You've got a Z ! Can I come play ? Those are the...

    You've got a Z ! Can I come play ? Those are the coolest Fellows machine ! Those were originally built for radial aircraft engine cranks, that's why they have that huge hole. They made an outboard...
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    The Detroit and Red Ring form grinders had a...

    The Detroit and Red Ring form grinders had a little belt-driven attachment that you could use for internals. Reform probably has a similar thingy.

    Interesting about your other grinding, too. The...
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    Thanks, that was interesting. I know a little...

    Thanks, that was interesting. I know a little about the Hoflers, the Rapid sounds a little more advanced wheel-dressing-wise but maybe just because it's newer. Sounds like you have a fun shop. Reform...
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    Excuse me. I told you. 1913 Peugeot. I also...

    Excuse me. I told you. 1913 Peugeot. I also showed you one example of the cars they work on. Others would include GT-40's, 250 LM's, many Formula I cars, lots of roadsters, Brabhams Pegasos Oscas...
  8. If you are looking for efficiency, hand-written...

    If you are looking for efficiency, hand-written is better. If you want it easy-to-do, then sfp is your fella.

    If you ever get that disk rescued I'll send you mine to work on. It's got Cinturn II...
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    Oh ! A Carnegie-Mellon graduate ! :)

    Oh ! A Carnegie-Mellon graduate ! :)
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    But they were "tensioning" it ? and doing other...

    But they were "tensioning" it ? and doing other work ? and it was missing a central column with suspension cables ?

    Like, it obviously was not finished. So why in the hell would they have people...
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    Thanks for the info, there's not much about them...

    Thanks for the info, there's not much about them out there. How did you happen to choose that over, say, a Hofler or something better advertised ?
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    It's theoretically sound to walk under a 40 ton...

    It's theoretically sound to walk under a 40 ton crane load, too. They don't expect it to fall down but there's this thing called "common sense" :D
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    I don't know doodly about bridges but I do know...

    I don't know doodly about bridges but I do know this : you don't go standing under heavy stuff hanging in the air. That's the FIRST thing you learn when you are around cranes or even machines on a...
  14. Thread: Pallet changer

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    As a school teacher, I would hope that a call to...

    As a school teacher, I would hope that a call to the nearest Matsuura distributor would get you a set of manuals. Operator's, programmer's and maintenance would do the trick.
  15. Ah, but all you have to do is get a bead blaster....

    Ah, but all you have to do is get a bead blaster. You'll have 'friends' coming out of the woodwork :)
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    Yes, but the first ones I know of were so long...

    Yes, but the first ones I know of were so long ago that I've probably got it wrong. I think it was the 1913 Peugeot that won Indianapolis ... but they have done so many of these that it's kind of...
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    And I have a hilarious picture in my head of a...

    And I have a hilarious picture in my head of a young snotnose using air in an LC-282 Liebherr, covered from head to foot with sulfur oil.


    I'm happy for you. This Harry Homeshopper was a...
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    Ooh. How do you like it ? Do you guys grind...

    Ooh. How do you like it ? Do you guys grind involutes on it or just straight-sided ? And how did you happen to choose a pretty unusual machine ? Seems like many people now are afraid of anything they...
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    Because Ross is too modest to toot his own horn,...

    Because Ross is too modest to toot his own horn, lemme just say that this particular design has worked well at high speeds on race tracks such as Sears Point and Laguna Seca for more than thirty...
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    Internal shaper. Three or four hour job if...

    Internal shaper. Three or four hour job if someone has the correct cutter. Don't know if you could do a wire edm in that amount of time but easier to get size with a gear shaper.
  21. 22 posts to get to the right answer. Has nothing...

    22 posts to get to the right answer. Has nothing to do with friendship, just links the "friend" to the "see my posts" button (or whatever its name is, I seldom look there). So it could be your enemy,...
  22. I could be happy with the little one but five...

    I could be happy with the little one but five grand ... it's probaly worth it, you're not going to get anything that good new for that but still. The tracer might be useful sometimes ... I don't see...
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    Guess I was overassuming when I figgerred that's...

    Guess I was overassuming when I figgerred that's what he wanted to do ? Otherwise he'd already export it as some sort of 3d model ?
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    I'm just happy I got to see Ali in his prime....

    I'm just happy I got to see Ali in his prime. Now that was physics !
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    Yeah, but you live in Pencilvania. Try that in...

    Yeah, but you live in Pencilvania. Try that in Barstow and yer gonna die. Even in northern californee, I wish we had a light-colored roof.

    And about 6" of insulation under it.
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