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    A slight divergence to bedding compound removal:...

    A slight divergence to bedding compound removal:

    The blue 3M painters tape and green Frog Tape both do a nice job for masking. They are a bit porous and some of the compound can wick through...
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    Mineral spirits or campfire fuel, here. -Al

    Mineral spirits or campfire fuel, here. -Al
  3. Well....it had some peaks but also some pits. ...

    Well....it had some peaks but also some pits.

    I squandered three opportunities to get deeper into the late rounds: in the quarter finals at Rock Falls, the quarter finals at Thunder Valley...
  4. Finished up the season with a semi final round...

    Finished up the season with a semi final round showing at the NHRA Division 5 National Open in Kearney, Nebraska last weekend.

    Off season work begins right away. :) -Al
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  5. What a great pic! :cool: -Al

    What a great pic! :cool: -Al
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    Brandy, she's a fine girl... ...

    Brandy, she's a fine girl...

    Sorry...couldn't help myself. :o -Al
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    Tell me that wasn't you I saw the other night?...

    Tell me that wasn't you I saw the other night? :eek: ;) -Al

    https://i.imgur.com/JTQz7seh.jpg?1
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    Hi Greg. Agreed on the rimfires. Springer...

    Hi Greg. Agreed on the rimfires.

    Springer air rifles can be real scope killers due to the 'reverse recoil'. The 3-9 A.O. scope on my good springer match rifle weighs 24 oz. It has a muzzle...
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    No problem on a smoke pole. -Al

    No problem on a smoke pole. -Al
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    Hey Kevin...hope all is well with you and yours....

    Hey Kevin...hope all is well with you and yours.

    Every one of the neck cutters I've used (K&M, Sinclair, 20th Century, etc) will turn to that tolerance, provided two things are met:

    - A...
  11. Mort, NHRA added the 'AA' class to Stock several...

    Mort, NHRA added the 'AA' class to Stock several years ago. It's a class that lets cars like the ZL-1 '69 Camaro and the '64 Ford Thunderbolt have a place in Stock Eliminator. Formerly, their...
  12. Hi Francis. Two of my four brothers were police...

    Hi Francis. Two of my four brothers were police officers.....Todd and Loren. Todd used to shoot some BR so you probably met him at Webster City. Loren passed away a few years ago and another brother,...
  13. Last weekend, we had our Make A Wish race at...

    Last weekend, we had our Make A Wish race at Thunder Valley in Marion, S.D. This is a great race we've been sponsoring for several years now. Again this year, we raised enough money to fund wishes...
  14. The sophistication of the Quadrajet is lost on...

    The sophistication of the Quadrajet is lost on most people. ;) -Al
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    Whatever I click on just takes me to the 'in...

    Whatever I click on just takes me to the 'in stock' items. No doubt, it will get smoothed out soon. -Al
  16. dmort...nice to see you had a good carb on it. ;)...

    dmort...nice to see you had a good carb on it. ;) -Al
  17. Painful injury, for sure. Glad you're on the...

    Painful injury, for sure. Glad you're on the mend, Dave. After almost tripping on those before, I use some colored foam floaty sticks over the door cables.

    Take care. -Al
  18. Top Fuel engine technology in the year 2019. I...

    Top Fuel engine technology in the year 2019. I took this of Billy Torrence's car at Brainerd this year. I like how they use a pressurized, micro switch activated oiler to deliver some oil through the...
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    I will add that for the final measurement of a...

    I will add that for the final measurement of a neck with a bullet seated...a flat faced, non ratcheting Mitutoyo micrometer is what I use.

    Good shootin'. :) -Al
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    I have quite a few Mitutoyos, including that...

    I have quite a few Mitutoyos, including that one...good stuff. No need for the adjustable mandrel, IMO. The usefulness of a ball micrometer depends on the individual person.

    Good shooting. :)...
  21. My pal Wayne Denklau driving Gene Bichlmeier's...

    My pal Wayne Denklau driving Gene Bichlmeier's '55 Chevy SS/O 265 inch wagon at the U.S. Nationals at Indy two weeks ago. Don't let Wayne's "Aw shucks" demeanor fool 'ya...he and Gene are smart,...
  22. Honestly Jackie...it's a little bit of...

    Honestly Jackie...it's a little bit of everything. One change on these things will generally require you to look further for the true gains.

    A good example is the headers I use. They are a set...
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    Not offended in the least. :) -Al "The...

    Not offended in the least. :) -Al

    "The power of accurate observation is frequently called cynicism by those who don't have it."
    - George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
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    This should be required reading for everyone,...

    This should be required reading for everyone, whether they shop at Wal-Mart or not. -Al

    Wal-Mart: The High Cost Of Low Prices

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXmnBbUjsPs
  25. Ran at Earlville, Iowa last weekend. Working with...

    Ran at Earlville, Iowa last weekend. Working with the pinion angle and changing the instant center on the rear suspension kept the front end lower on the launch while driving it out further before it...
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