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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #465 on: December 24, 2010, 04:35:59 PM »
Dean, Ray Therat is contemplating a spreadsheet with bar codes and a tracking system when it's time for teardown.

That would also allow us to track any parts that were sent out for finishing.

I suggested that in complex areas we use a video camera and download that to the computer if any question needs to be answered.

This may sound like overkill but not if it eliminates a reassembly problem.

I CERTAINLY appreciate the suggestion of DOCUMENTATION. That can not be overdone.

But this discussion is rather like talking about what we are going to do when the baby is born and she's only practicing getting pregnant.

Thanks for participating and warning us.

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #466 on: December 24, 2010, 07:24:42 PM »
And a 5 gallon bucket of anti seize for all those fittings! :-D

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« Reply #467 on: December 24, 2010, 11:08:53 PM »
A Merry Christmas from www.target550.com.  Check our Christmas card.

http://target550.com/gallery/81_christmas/081%2001_jpg.html

Just survive Christmas to see an unusual post next Tuesday.

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #468 on: December 27, 2010, 07:29:59 PM »
Just to advise you, www.target550.com will have a mid week post Tuesday.

Ray has it ready to feed the masses.

It's considerably different than most.

See you tomorrow.

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« Reply #469 on: December 28, 2010, 08:15:54 AM »
Looking forward to it. :)

Thank you both for your efforts to keep us current on this.
Just happy to be here. :-D

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #470 on: December 28, 2010, 10:23:35 AM »
It's alive! 

http://www.target550.com/gallery/82_lost_focus/index.html

Considerably different is a good way to put it...but very interesting.  I'm reminded of the old song, "She Blinded Me With Science": "All my tubes and wires...she's tidied up and I cant FIND anything!"  Well, he found a lotta stuff to photograph.  You'll like it.


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« Reply #471 on: December 28, 2010, 10:32:14 AM »
Thank You, Mr. Therat.

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #472 on: December 28, 2010, 12:06:17 PM »
Well worn handles attached to no doubt well worn files.

Dykem Steel Blue - How did mankind ever live without it. They give the Nobel prizes to the wrong people.

A can of Energine Cleaning Fluid on top of the shelf. Discontinued because of the Naptha inside.

Cool stuff indeed. 
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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #473 on: December 28, 2010, 03:48:01 PM »
Dean...have a closer look.

Since it's between Christmas and New Years, I'm gonna rattle Rat Therat and see if he will

help me post a few more images before the first of the year. Keep watching.

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #474 on: December 28, 2010, 03:58:48 PM »
Doc, you send 'em to me, I'll post 'em.  :)

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #475 on: December 29, 2010, 09:53:09 AM »
Freud did just what he said he would.  He sent me some images and I put 'em on the server:
http://www.target550.com/gallery/83_first_trip_to_the_wind_tunnel/index.html

They're photos of the first trip to the wind tunnel and a comparison of the Treit and Davenport liner with a model of the Ken Walkey liner.  You can draw your own conclusions about the aerodynamics from the photos.  I don't know nuttin about aero stuff.  But it's an interesting group of photos.  I guess the proof will be seen on the salt.

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« Reply #476 on: December 29, 2010, 10:17:54 AM »
Ray, you disappoint me.  All along I've thought that you knew a lot about aerodynamics -- and had used your knowledge to decide how to wear your hair.  Now I'm bummed - another styling cue shot down.
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« Reply #477 on: December 29, 2010, 10:29:00 AM »
The shaved head just makes it easier to get into a helmet.  :)  Besides...I save money on shampoo. 

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« Reply #478 on: December 29, 2010, 10:45:18 AM »
He checks his aero by sticking his head out the window of the Burb when he's on the freeway.

If he can't breath he nos he's in a low pressure area.

Poor man's wind tunnel.

If the car speeds up he nos he's a good package.

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« Reply #479 on: December 29, 2010, 12:16:59 PM »
Frued --

How'd you come by Ken's model.  Same scale, right?

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