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  1. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Auto Reversing Winch.

    Today I made the winch drum and put the groove in each side that gives me the "dog clutch". The knurled round part setting beside the...

    Sep 14, 2019 at 11:48 PM
  2. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Building small carburetor with throttle.

    I think this link will get you the carb files you are looking for. this is one of the best working throttled carburetors I have...

    Sep 14, 2019 at 11:12 PM
  3. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Auto Reversing Winch.

    Mike1--That's just marvelous. Thank you for that.---Brian

    Sep 13, 2019 at 8:46 PM
  4. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Werowance builds a webster.

    One way to eliminate the ground wire is to build the coil box as a compartment that attaches to the underside of the engine base. You...

    Sep 13, 2019 at 4:06 PM
  5. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Werowance builds a webster.

    Your box which has the coil in it will have one wire from the negative side of the coil about 16" long coming out to a quick disconnect...

    Sep 13, 2019 at 2:20 PM
  6. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Auto Reversing Winch.

    Tornitore45 ---You are correct. A "snap" action as you suggest would be best. The other thing that will work as long as there is no...

    Sep 12, 2019 at 5:22 PM
  7. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Auto Reversing Winch.

    I've been rethinking this mechanism. This picture shows the current state of what I am starting with. I have spent a few hours this...

    Sep 12, 2019 at 4:51 PM
  8. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Yet Another Webster Begins.

    Use an appropriate size shaft, Attach the gear to it with a grub screw (set screw). Set it up in your lathe and turn the hub to the...

    Sep 12, 2019 at 12:50 PM
  9. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Yet Another Webster Begins.

    If you look at sheet #5 of 21 and #9 of 21 on the downloaded internet plans, you will see a picture and a detail of the flywheel and...

    Sep 11, 2019 at 11:48 PM
  10. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Auto Reversing Winch.

    Shopshoe--Many years ago one of my kids had to write a story for school. My son wrote a story about porcupines. All I remember now is...

    Sep 11, 2019 at 11:33 PM
  11. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Verical hit and miss engine.

    Ray--The crankshaft endplay ends up being controlled externally by the ignition cam on one side and by the small bevel gear on the other...

    Sep 11, 2019 at 11:17 PM
  12. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Verical hit and miss engine.

    Ray--I will investigate and get back to you later today.---Yes Ray, my bad. I am sending out new drawings of the con rod and cap this...

    Sep 11, 2019 at 10:04 PM
  13. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Werowance builds a webster.

    You will find that leaning out the hi speed jet does give you a much higher top end rpm, but the engine will puke and stall when going...

    Sep 11, 2019 at 10:02 PM
  14. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Werowance builds a webster.

    Congratulations Werowance--You are now a duly certified member of the World Association of I.C. Engine Builders!!! You know the...

    Sep 11, 2019 at 9:57 PM
  15. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Werowance builds a webster.

    Werowance--My engine is set up to run clockwise when the side with the valve block on it is closest to you. My reasoning for that is...

    Sep 11, 2019 at 4:59 PM