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    I went ahead and reserved a site as the free...

    I went ahead and reserved a site as the free one's are apparently gone almost 24 hr's in advance.
  2. That's a nice looking set-up!

    That's a nice looking set-up!
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    259194 259195 259196 Feeling less gun-shy with...

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    Feeling less gun-shy with this thing, I pulled it inside the shop and took some pics with it. I've been lighting it with a butane torch and haven't had any flames flare up...
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    Thanks guys for sharing your support AND your...

    Thanks guys for sharing your support AND your less fortunate experiences. Just to summarize, it sounds like in addition to common fire safety I should:

    1. Check for leaks via corrosion and loose...
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    We've been trying to do one "big" vacation every...

    We've been trying to do one "big" vacation every other year. I don't have a lot of motivation to go on cruises and the like, but driving around our own country is fun! I'm particularly fond of the...
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    From my understanding, regular gas burns the same...

    From my understanding, regular gas burns the same but will leave more junk in the generator from all the additives they put in fuel. So perhaps the generator is bigger or just easier to clean?
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    I rolled it outside and fired it up at lunch...

    I rolled it outside and fired it up at lunch time. Seems to work well enough and no explosions yet! I'll run it again this evening when I can actually see the flames though.

    I lived in northern...
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    Similar in Texas. I'm in the coastal/piney woods...

    Similar in Texas. I'm in the coastal/piney woods region where it's a humid swamp most of the time, but occasionally will get dry enough to support a brush fire. A few years back there was a really...
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    The "new" generator showed up in my mailbox...

    The "new" generator showed up in my mailbox yesterday afternoon (Ebay find). It has some surface rust on the outside, but appears to be new-old-stock. The valve and needle ends look new at least. The...
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    That makes sense. The only bans I've read about...

    That makes sense. The only bans I've read about so far have been during the summer months and don't seem to specify the fuel so much as the control you have over it. IOW, open campfire vs. a stove...
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    Thanks for the replies so far. I gather that...

    Thanks for the replies so far.

    I gather that propane and other fuels kinda took over because they were simpler to use and maintain, but I did see some interesting info online that stated it costs...
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    I didn't take any before shots, but this is the...

    I didn't take any before shots, but this is the current state.
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    I can't find anything about this stove online. Even pictures of a similar model are a no-go. The red knobs on the front...
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    The tank didn't have any corrosion but did have...

    The tank didn't have any corrosion but did have some dried black crusties in the bottom. I rinsed most of it out with acetone. I replaced the old cork fill cap gasket with a rubber O-ring. This model...
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    OT- white gas camping stoves/lamps

    We're planing a trip up to Yellowstone in a couple weeks and I've been dusting off all the camping gear. A few years back, I ended up with an old Montgomery Wards "Gypsy" 3 burner gas camping stove...
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    Those pieces should be fairly easy to save. I'd...

    Those pieces should be fairly easy to save. I'd 'V' the breaks and braze them as they aren't load bearing parts.

    Still waiting to get an ETA from the foundry about casting new water-pot brackets....
  16. Similar threads pop up on the H.A.M.B. forum from...

    Similar threads pop up on the H.A.M.B. forum from time-to-time. They might be able to help you out.

    My first thought is that it's something from the old racing world, but the exposed cam seems to...
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    That scraping looks excellent!

    That scraping looks excellent!
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    I never would have guessed that in a million years....:eek: Kinda cool!

    I wonder how many smoke breaks they get?:dunce: Or maybe it's like working in a winery. At least for my dad, who said one...
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    Turcite scrapes really easy too. When I was...

    Turcite scrapes really easy too. When I was finishing the bottom of my Hendey lathe cross-slide, I started by taking long strokes to rough it in, then Richard King showed me how to finish scrape it...
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    The Scraping aspect is about more than just...

    The Scraping aspect is about more than just getting it level. Scraping also adds necessary oil retention to the surfaces and catches the occasional .0005" errors that come from milling and grinding....
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    IMO, classing an old unguarded manual machine...

    IMO, classing an old unguarded manual machine with an automated CNC makes sense in company handbooks, but not in the real world. I am a "pro-interlock" guy however. The way I see it, when you have...
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    Weaver Leather Supply - Leathercrafting and Leatherworking Supplies
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    The leather belting used in old school power transmission is technically a specific...
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    "The sin is in the deed, not the result.";) ...

    "The sin is in the deed, not the result.";)

    We've sold "amish" machinery before. I think it depends on the community, but in general they don't care how someone else makes something, just as long...
  24. I have an old Audel's Millwrights Handbook that...

    I have an old Audel's Millwrights Handbook that says you can wrap pulley rims in leather for added strength and traction (fuzz side out). Leathers not cheap, but you can lace it up tight and make it...
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    I've had similar jobs where I've used the side of...

    I've had similar jobs where I've used the side of a cut of grinder disc to grind down past the mushroom so you can back the screws out. Not sure, but on some holders you can use a screw that's short...
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