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    Engine stand question

    I like it...:hump: Very simple design and easily put together. The legs/feet are big enough to firmly stand on so the engine doesn't move when using a torque wrench. Is that perforated steel easy to find at hardware stores in the US - I am guessing it is for steel shelves??
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    Stuff my dog says; on second thought I'll just build a race car

    What will the leftside seat area be used for e.g. does it hold a spare tire?
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    Just out of curiosity - Airplane Guys

    Apparently it's called the "Cock PIT maneuver".
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    Just out of curiosity - Airplane Guys

    I copied the following flight path of a US refuelling tanker over the Mediterranean Sea. What is the official name for this flight pattern?
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    Farewell to a dear friend (grizld1)

    Very sad news. I loved reading his comments, they made me smile...:hump:
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    Stuff my dog says; on second thought I'll just build a race car

    You're getting there, hood ornament now in place...;)
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    Just out of curiosity - Airplane Guys

    Smoke is what I remember most of all when I saw a B-52 take off in Perth Australia, 1983. I shall miss the smoke...:hump: 100 Years is a long time to be in their original service operation.
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    Just out of curiosity - Airplane Guys

    "Record Breaking Warplane! US Is ‘Upgrading’ Its Nuclear Bombers To Keep Them Flying For Next 30 Years" https://eurasiantimes.com/edited-hitting-a-century-us-upgrading-its-cold-war-era-b-52/ "In September 2021, Rolls-Royce North America was selected to supply the replacement jet engines for...
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    Just out of curiosity - Airplane Guys

    Remember the days when the DC10 used to do one off flights with an engine removed???
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    Stuff my dog says; on second thought I'll just build a race car

    I have the "Fuck it!" rule. If I find myself going around in circles and not making real progress I just say "Fuck it!". I then leave what I've done and come back to it a day, or month, or a year or two later and finish the job off correctly. Just last week I made a heat shield for the Virago to...
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    Visit from GGGGary

    Nice one gggGary!!!. Great to see Mr and Mrs Grizld1...:hump: So nice to finally see the faces behind the names.
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    2023 XS650 Calendar Tie-Breaker Vote

    I want to vote Yes for gggGary's response... ... as for the bikes, I just love the 650/sidecar with all those fluffies behind blowing in the wind.
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    Just out of curiosity - Airplane Guys

    Interesting video on super alloys for jet engines:
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    Cool Motorcycle Scenes from Movies

    I happened to turn on the TV a couple of months back and a film I'd never heard of had just started. Spoiler Alert!!!!! Here is the final scene:
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    Stuff my dog says; on second thought I'll just build a race car

    Relief cuts or not, this is a very interesting thread!!! I am glad you keep the thread going as it is my main Sunday entertainment checking up on you :hump::hump:
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