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Offline Milwaukee Midget

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #5535 on: February 08, 2016, 05:04:41 PM »
Just got off the phone with Podunk - seems I have a deckplate winging it's way to Beerhaven from Indiana.  I suppose it will be here by the end of the week.

Terry, a HUGE thanks for that!

I need to have a sit-down with Fordboy about the liners, and I'll probably need to chat with the folks at T&T about the block machining, but hey, things are moving forward.

Normally, I'd have Mel and the guys at C&S do this, but I understand Tommy down at T&T has a newish C&C machine that we can get all of the machining operations done without having to take it out of the fixture, which will help keep it square. 



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Well, I guess we're making a LOT of progress . . .  :roll:

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #5536 on: February 09, 2016, 12:47:25 AM »
"C&C machine"... ? :?
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #5537 on: February 09, 2016, 04:01:12 AM »
"C&C machine"... ? :?
" Canadian and Coke "
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #5538 on: February 09, 2016, 08:16:16 AM »
Brain fart . . . Too man "&"s in my life.

Canadian should only be served neat.

"Problems are almost always a sign of progress."  Harold Bettes
Well, I guess we're making a LOT of progress . . .  :roll:

We are NOT rebuilding . . . We are reloading.

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #5539 on: February 09, 2016, 09:16:46 AM »
Are you impugning the manners of our neighbors to the great white North? :roll:
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #5540 on: February 09, 2016, 09:26:36 AM »
It is a Rottler boring mill with CNC control . . . . . .

http://www.rottlermfg.com/boring-machinery.php

Can't take you guys anywhere . . . . . .

BTW, Canada is a separate country with a poorer economy than ours, it is their punishment for being "Tories" . . . . . . . . . .

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #5541 on: February 09, 2016, 09:30:00 AM »
And good hockey players. There's always a price. :-D
My Canadian friends said beer was Beaver P!$$. Go figure. :cheers:

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #5542 on: February 09, 2016, 09:31:21 AM »
Don't fear, Mike -- it's an acquired taste that those Canooks seem to have picked up back when they were mountain men. :evil:
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #5543 on: February 09, 2016, 10:19:56 AM »
He he he. Good one Boss. :-D :-D :-D

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #5544 on: February 10, 2016, 12:59:22 AM »
... those Canooks...
That would be 'Canuck''... courtesy of the Spelling police... :roll:

Totally off-topic: I did learn a little something about Canada today. In a 1954 Hot Rod Magazine editorial Wally Parks referred to "The Dominion of Canada". That sounded strange to me, so I had to consult Wikepedia. It turns out that it was truly a "dominion" until the "Canada Act of 1982" finally broke all ties with the British government.
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #5545 on: February 10, 2016, 01:56:27 AM »
And if you want some really obscure trivia regarding Canada and more specifically Calgary, where I live, it's the city where Stu Hilborn, father of hot rod mechanical injection, was born.  :-D :-D :-D

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #5546 on: February 10, 2016, 07:24:49 AM »
And if you want some really obscure trivia regarding Canada and more specifically Calgary, where I live, it's the city where Stu Hilborn, father of hot rod mechanical injection, was born.  :-D :-D :-D

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I did not know that, how old was he when he went to California?
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #5547 on: February 10, 2016, 07:30:23 AM »
I was amazed to learn that Canada wants to annex the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Stand on it....brakes only slow you down.

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #5548 on: February 10, 2016, 08:15:30 AM »
In Hoton, Michigan, those from the northern climes were known graphically (so to speak) as "Canooks" FAR more often than as "Canucks".

While until this moment I never thought to research the difference, it might well, for instance, have to do with the common spelling of the local's generic moniker to the students of Michigan Tech (k/t/a Michigan College of Mines or later as Michigan College of Mining and Technology) - - which was to refer to the lads as "toots".

Next:   :roll:
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #5549 on: February 10, 2016, 08:22:15 AM »
And if you want some really obscure trivia regarding Canada and more specifically Calgary, where I live, it's the city where Stu Hilborn, father of hot rod mechanical injection, was born.  :-D :-D :-D

Pete

I did not know that, how old was he when he went to California?

He was just a young kid when they moved to California, not like Dale Armstrong who started his racing around here before he went south.

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