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      mayhugh1 replied to the thread 1/3 Scale Ford 289 Hi-Po.
      Well, it turns out that I've lost 90% of the vision in my right eye after the surgery. I thought cataract surgery was pretty much...
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      mayhugh1 replied to the thread 1/3 Scale Ford 289 Hi-Po.
      I apologize. I could barely make out your post. A week after my right eye surgery I'm still essentially blind in that eye except for a...
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      mayhugh1 replied to the thread 1/3 Scale Ford 289 Hi-Po.
      Basil, I expect that a manifold that keeps the flow rate up as high as possible would be best in a model engine. I plan on using a...
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      mayhugh1 replied to the thread 1/3 Scale Ford 289 Hi-Po.
      On the parameters page of the water line operation there is an option for setting the scallop height. When you select this, the software...
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      mayhugh1 replied to the thread 1/3 Scale Ford 289 Hi-Po.
      Workpiece material covering the deck surfaces was faced to within .010" of their finished values in order to improve machining access to...
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      mayhugh1 replied to the thread 1/3 Scale Ford 289 Hi-Po.
      Ed, Thanks. For roughing with a 3/8" flat cutter I use 5000 rpm at 20 ipm. For roughing or finishing with a 1/4" flat cutter I use 5000...
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      mayhugh1 replied to the thread 1/3 Scale Ford 289 Hi-Po.
      George, I never tracked the hours spent on design, but I have kept tabs on some of the machining times. Yes, I'd like to see your oil...
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      mayhugh1 reacted to CJD's post in the thread Quarter Scale Merlin V-12 with Like Like.
      It's been a while, as the Stearman project is taking most of my free time, but after 2 years of working here and there, I have managed...
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      mayhugh1 replied to the thread 1/3 Scale Ford 289 Hi-Po.
      The left and right sides of the block laying between the already finished front and rear surfaces were machined next. Both sides hold...
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      mayhugh1 replied to the thread 1/3 Scale Ford 289 Hi-Po.
      The block's front end was machined similarly to its rear end leaving .010" excess deck material for indicating and later finishing. I'm...
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      mayhugh1 reacted to dnalot's post in the thread Mark's Monitor Build with Like Like.
      As the weather cools I am starting to work in my shop again. This post will cover the crankshaft. Probably the easiest crankshaft I have...
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      mayhugh1 reacted to dnalot's post in the thread Mark's Monitor Build with Like Like.
      Thanks for the comments and likes guys. FYI this thread has had over 11000 views so someone is interested. I took most of the summer off...
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      mayhugh1 replied to the thread 1/3 Scale Ford 289 Hi-Po.
      The three pairs of 6-32 threaded holes that will be used to attach the inner bronze bearings to the block were machined by counter...
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      mayhugh1 replied to the thread 1/3 Scale Ford 289 Hi-Po.
      The changes needed to correct the timing gear spacing involved only the block and timing cover. I decided to not trim the bottom of the...
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      mayhugh1 reacted to gbritnell's post in the thread 289/302 Ford V-8 enginee with Like Like.
      Well gentlemen I think this project has come to it's end. Without making all the little fittings etc the main parts are complete. I...
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