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  • Posted in thread: South Bend Tailstock info needed... on 01-27-2017 at 10:46 PM
    If its like all the other SB tail stocks I have known just wind the tail stock closed and when
    it bottoms out turn the hand wheel open about 1/4 turn and then give it a sharp spin closed and
    the cente...

  • Posted in thread: Kerzel is finally running on 11-28-2016 at 10:41 PM
    That's correct, you can make it run in any direction you set it up for, but in the hundreds of
    engines I've seen I've only seen one other run counter clockwise. Depending on the timing may
    have been w...

  • Posted in thread: Kerzel is finally running on 11-28-2016 at 07:06 PM
    Is it my imagination or is your engine running backwards??????

  • Posted in thread: cirrus cylinder head drawings on 11-15-2016 at 08:31 PM
    Send me a PM, I have what you needJim G

  • Posted in thread: Farmboy engine on 03-04-2016 at 01:12 AM
    Boot, you have to seal the compression leaks. I sent you an e mail.Jim G

  • Posted in thread: Farm Boy 475 on 02-04-2016 at 10:52 PM
    It will get better as it runs and things settle in. Mine has been running for 8 years now, and
    just keeps getting better. Let it run for a while and then try to tweak it. I have mine firing
    about 3-4 ...

  • Posted in thread: Farm Boy 475 on 02-04-2016 at 02:04 AM
    Nice job. you should be proud of that one. The kick you mention may be because you may have the
    ignition set a but too far advanced ( firing before or right at top dead center TDC ). It also
    seems to ...

  • Posted in thread: Cabin Fever 2016 on 01-25-2016 at 11:41 PM
    Great show, but a few observations.I saw only 2 small 7' X 11" signs for the back two exhibit
    halls. I know people who never made it to the back halls. The back hall was way overcrowded
    with exhibitor...

  • Posted in thread: Milling problem on 01-22-2016 at 06:38 PM
    Use a 2 fluted end mill! The center of a 4 fluted end mill doesn't cut, and as your bringing
    the curve of the work piece up to the cutter the tips don't cut the center. That's why you can
    drill a hole...

  • Posted in thread: using o-ring as a piston ring on 11-29-2015 at 06:50 PM
    As for O-Ring groove size, Jerry Howell uses a 1' OD x .094" Dia. "O" ring in a .110" deep x
    .105" wide piston groove on the Farm Boy engine. The piston OD for the 1.00" bore is .995"
    ahead of the rin...

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