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  • Central Iowa, Central U.S.A.


  • Posted in thread: Aveling Road Roller. on 06-10-2017 at 12:36 PM
    Incredible detail and such fine finish. Can't wait for the video.--ShopShoe

  • Posted in thread: Rockerblock I.C.--Something a little different- on 06-09-2017 at 12:19 PM
    Congratulations Brian!This is a most interesting design. There are lots of interesting motions
    going on and it sounds great now. I look forward to hearing it after tuning.--ShopShoe

  • Posted in thread: straight 4 on 06-08-2017 at 12:28 PM
    I have confidence that you will get it tuned up.Congratulations on the selection for

  • Posted in thread: Car engine (airplane?) on 06-06-2017 at 12:36 PM
    I agree that it looks like an airplane engine. The Gas tank certainly looks like something from
    an early plane. I do think the little pads are the brakes, just like on horse-drawn coaches and

  • Posted in thread: Beam Engine on 05-31-2017 at 12:21 PM
    Abernat,That looks like a good job. I have considered building this one "someday." P.S.:
    Auto-correct tried to "fix" your ID to "aberrant." (Chuckle) --ShopShoe

  • Posted in thread: Ford 1 and Ford 2 on 05-29-2017 at 12:31 PM
    The both run very well. I like the steady beat of the Ford kitchen sink engine.--ShopShoe

  • Posted in thread: Milling a pocket on 05-26-2017 at 11:55 AM
    Perhaps a roughing cutter first, then clean it up.--ShopShoe

  • Posted in thread: Setting up Shop Questions - from an NZ learner on 05-25-2017 at 01:38 PM
    James,My 4x6 bandsaw has aluminum cone pulleys for the V-belt. I have reduced vibration due to
    them being unbalanced and non-concentric.Here is what I did:1. Removed both pulleys and made a
    mandrel fo...

  • Posted in thread: Quarter Scale Merlin V-12 on 05-25-2017 at 01:12 PM
    I wish you the best and a good recovery. Do what they tell you and you'll do well.--ShopShoe

  • Posted in thread: Ford Quadricycle on 05-25-2017 at 01:06 PM
    And... off it goes. Congratulations.I have been waiting for the day this would happen. All
    those involved with this need a great big cheer and a pat on the back, and a one-handed clap
    from the zen mas...


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