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by spro
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: TX650 build.
Replies: 26
Views: 488

Re: TX650 build.

Its not that easy to even reply. One of many processes was drilling holes in the forks inner tubes. -To improve suspension.. I can't find it now. There are so many and that is good. Out of the chair and moving around rebuilding . For some reason I liked those mag wheels but you knew better at that t...
by spro
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: TX650 build.
Replies: 26
Views: 488

Re: TX650 build.

Approaching this rebuild is a sense of wonder. It speaks of recovery by both man and machine. I liked that bike when I saw it. Very cool, no nonsense. I'd a bought it too,by the looks of it. I wouldn't have known all the hidden issues and recover, re machine it to its present state. Man, I've enjoye...
by spro
Thu Jul 02, 2020 2:00 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Harold!
Replies: 30
Views: 897

Re: Harold!

It would have been absolutely heart breaking . I'm so glad it wasn't. Best to both of you . There is so much more as a mentor and friend, Harold helped me through some difficult times. You were right there.
by spro
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Way OT, recommend a good refrigerator...
Replies: 34
Views: 1894

Re: Way OT, recommend a good refrigerator...

Most of this is about side by sides and ice makers. This is perfect fine but some of us aren't there. We need a main or "backup" fridge. I texted about my Whirlpool "Roper" made in the late '80's or early '90's. They are well made and too often, go away when they don't fit the decor. Going on 5 year...
by spro
Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: New small mill
Replies: 9
Views: 1029

Re: New small mill

Tool and cutter grinders aren't always huge. They have a pedestal and fixture to hold the grinding head but it all has to be perfect. If you find an imperfect one-scrap yard, it may be the right structure.
by spro
Tue Jun 02, 2020 1:45 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: the carousel
Replies: 8
Views: 1772

Re: the carousel

Backwards and interesting. One word, Shiloh.
by spro
Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: the carousel
Replies: 8
Views: 1772

Re: the carousel

From You we found knowledge which paved our way.
by spro
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: OP even for the Junk Drawer - Corona virus
Replies: 51
Views: 10395

Re: OP even for the Junk Drawer - Corona virus

Even in the middle of all this.. I'll remove myself.
by spro
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: OP even for the Junk Drawer - Corona virus
Replies: 51
Views: 10395

Re: OP even for the Junk Drawer - Corona virus

Becomes not about me at all. I already knew that but I don't like being touched when there is a distance. Rent a riot has no clue but angry and arrogant.. We react to these beings, for they are not from here. They are also the ones who vote here.
by spro
Sun May 31, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: the carousel
Replies: 8
Views: 1772

Re: the carousel

It wasn't "We" and far from it. It was You all the time .
by spro
Sun May 31, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: the carousel
Replies: 8
Views: 1772

Re: the carousel

It is so over , yet, we paved the different roads for our younger to travel.
by spro
Sun May 31, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: the carousel
Replies: 8
Views: 1772

Re: the carousel

The way this goes and everybody should know. We are being played . One way or the other, we are getting it. Should leave it here but new people and machinists should have understand....gasp .