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  1. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Verical hit and miss engine.

    Ray--It mostly is. Operations, disease curing, a lot of the heavy duty stuff is free. Some things which are judged to be "cosmetic" in...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 11:48 PM
  2. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Verical hit and miss engine.

    So--I'm 72 hours into this thing since the surgery. I've had no pain, and vision has cleared in that eye, a bit every day. It still...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 8:21 PM
  3. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Werowance builds a webster.

    Werowance--I find that when it comes to valve springs, try it and see. The intake spring has to be strong enough to pull the valve...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 4:19 PM
  4. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Yet Another Webster Begins.

    Bob--1018 cold rolled steel, brass$$$, bronze$$$ or cast iron will all work well for flywheels. By the time you get the sides of that...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 4:08 PM
  5. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Verical hit and miss engine.

    I have worn single lens glasses from 40 to 50 years old. Then I had to go with bifocals from 50 to 60 years old. Then at 65 I had to go...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 1:27 PM
  6. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Verical hit and miss engine.

    The surgery went well this morning. I had a bigger pain in my arse from setting around waiting for three hours at the hospital than I...

    Jul 15, 2019 at 11:43 PM
  7. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Verical hit and miss engine.

    Today I made the very TINY rocker arm pivot. (The part with the drill stuck thru it.). It is my hope that I can bolt the rocker arm...

    Jul 15, 2019 at 1:06 AM
  8. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Verical hit and miss engine.

    Today I made the lower camshaft bracket along with it's oilite bronze bushing. The gears mesh very nicely. For all of you who have made...

    Jul 13, 2019
  9. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Yet Another Webster Begins.

    Bob--You have a detail of the cam shaft, which is given a diameter of 0.250". There is a hole in the one sideplate which is also given...

    Jul 13, 2019