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« Reply #3540 on: December 11, 2016, 02:04:20 PM »

Look at Mike Cook Shootout threadss 3-5 years ago, he had to cut grass after he set the record... Just don't remember the speed, but I wish mine would cut grass going faster.  grin

Thanks I'll go find it

I'll be going the fibreglass deck route and leaving it on, maybe a little bit of crafty downforce can be obtained by sculpting them. Not allowed to leave the blade on so no driving it backwards to give me a vacuum underneath unfortunately!

RE: cutting your grass faster, have you considered an extra engine?  grin
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« Reply #3541 on: December 11, 2016, 07:33:04 PM »

We got home from Indy tonight -- will check out the poster at the shop in the morning.  Patience - is difficult to keep when you're up to your Acura in alligators or something. . .
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« Reply #3542 on: December 31, 2016, 07:39:15 PM »

Hi All,
Long time voyeur, first time poster. I have been interested in LSR since early 2000's, have been buying rule books since 2005, and attended the 2013 SW. Also went with my dad in 2014 but, well. We had a great time hanging out for the week in Salt Lake City. Currently building a modified fuel roadster with a 27 ford body of course. From and currently live in Tulsa Oklahoma. Next stop is to post my build in the build forum.

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« Reply #3543 on: December 31, 2016, 07:49:08 PM »

Happy New Year, Dan-- welcome.

Regards, Neil  Tucson, AZ
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« Reply #3544 on: December 31, 2016, 07:51:54 PM »

Happy New year, Welcome, and dang it, why'd you go and tell us where you live? Now I can't have the fun of assigning you a cool location.  You get to do it - on the profile page, okay?  Otherwise you might be the first LSR dude in Strangulated Hernia City, Mississippi.  I haven't ever put anyone there. . . evil

Seriously -- great to have you here.  Thanks for signing up, and remember -- have fun and ask questions.
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« Reply #3545 on: January 15, 2017, 06:47:02 PM »

Hey All

Jack Weigand, Pistolsmith and small business owner. Looking to get involved with Land Speed Racing. As most of us did, I grew up reading about the Salt Flats in Hot Rod and many other magazines. I have always wanted to participate.

I am currently looking to purchase or build a low buck car, LOL! I know so is everyone else. Classic production is where my heart is but I would entertain and roller for sale because it is always cheaper to buy than build. I do have a pretty complete fab shop, bender, welders, CNC machines and such.

I look forward to meeting everyone in the coming years. Any advice is GLADLY accepted. I am very teachable.

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« Reply #3546 on: January 15, 2017, 07:58:59 PM »

Welcome, Jack. What pistols do you specialize in?

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« Reply #3547 on: January 17, 2017, 06:14:05 PM »

Neil,

I generally did 1911 work, Smith & Wesson and Ruger Revolvers. I no longer do work for the general public, I mostly design gunsmith tools, scope mounts and rings. I have a CNC shop where we manufacture all of our parts. I believe we make 60 or so parts. Thanks for your interest.

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« Reply #3548 on: January 17, 2017, 07:41:30 PM »

Thanks, Jack. I've been keeping my eye out for a barrel for my Polish VIS-35 Radom. It has all matching numbers but the bore looks like a rat hole. Undoubtedly from the WW II corrosive primers used back then.

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« Reply #3549 on: January 21, 2017, 05:36:06 PM »

Hi folks. My name is Rick Roberts. I used to race a N/A busa and managed to get into the ECTA 200 mph club at Maxton with it. Ran over 200 mph at bonneville in the BUB meet but after Dave Owen's death at Maxton I lost interest and parked the bike. I posted here when the first Jon was running things and then when Slim took over but I haven't posted in several years. I still would visit as a guest from time to time but that's about it. Went to World of Speed this year and had a great time so now I'm back at Landracing.com
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« Reply #3550 on: January 21, 2017, 07:57:00 PM »

Come on up to Loring Rick, great venue and good folks.
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« Reply #3551 on: January 22, 2017, 08:16:38 PM »

Good Evening,
Thanks for letting me join this site. I have been lurking for a few weeks and reading build diaries. I am a Asphalt Paving Foreman by trade and love buying and selling old cars on the side. I will be ordering a rule book this evening in hopes that I can understand the classes better and what exactly it would take to bring a car to the Salt by my 50th birthday, which is in 2020. I figure this would be a great challenge and more rewarding than what I previously had planned for my 50th. What was my previous plan...A Safari in Africa.
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« Reply #3552 on: January 22, 2017, 08:30:24 PM »

Well, don't rule out Africa.  There's lots going on there in the world of land speed racing, what with Bloodhound and Marlo (maybe) and Mike in SA and so on.  But nah - stick to the states.  Welcome, have fun, and don't let the curmudgeons scare you away.  The really do love you - just can't verbalise very well. rolleyes
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« Reply #3553 on: January 22, 2017, 08:49:44 PM »

Do you think the Bloodhound SSC with surpass the 1000mph mark?
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« Reply #3554 on: January 22, 2017, 10:56:56 PM »

It will have to go Mach first...  rolleyes 
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