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Offline Richard 2

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #555 on: February 12, 2011, 08:57:17 PM »
Thanks, Freud
 I would say that is Creative Craftsmanship Well Done.
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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #556 on: February 14, 2011, 12:09:20 AM »
Freud,
Looking at the part that goes into the head it appears that the O ring grove is made with a radius tool. True?

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #557 on: February 14, 2011, 05:34:36 AM »
I think an old 2 room schoolhouse with another shop out back within a days drive of the salt is ideal.  :-D (not mine  :-( )

Freud, Ray, keep up the good work. :)
Hey. I resemble that remark.  :cheers:  Wayno

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #558 on: February 14, 2011, 10:12:47 AM »
Rex, You are right.

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #559 on: February 14, 2011, 01:24:26 PM »
Rex, being a static and low pressure seal I don't see a problem as long as the squeeze is enough. I know it don't meet MIL specs or the groove design in the Parker o-ring book but I have done this in the past as well.
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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #560 on: February 14, 2011, 01:26:27 PM »

I pulled myself away from the humming bird nest (www.phoebeallens.com) long enough to do this post.

FREUD

Doc,

I missed it, when did they leave the nest?

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #561 on: February 14, 2011, 02:53:55 PM »
Glenn --

I couldn't get it up(?).

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #562 on: February 14, 2011, 03:59:28 PM »
Glenn --

I couldn't get it up(?).

Stan

That sounds like a personal problem.  :-o Tony
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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #563 on: February 14, 2011, 06:25:01 PM »
I think an old 2 room schoolhouse with another shop out back within a days drive of the salt is ideal.  :-D (not mine  :-( )

Freud, Ray, keep up the good work. :)
Hey. I resemble that remark.  :cheers:  Wayno

Yeah, that's what I was talking about, you lucky fellah you. :D
« Last Edit: February 14, 2011, 06:26:41 PM by Nexxussian »
Just happy to be here. :-D

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #564 on: February 15, 2011, 11:48:58 AM »
Desotoman and any others

The first hummer fledged at 7:10 Monday morning and the second one only 3 minutes later.

I saw one of them just a few minutes ago in the tree next to the new nest. Mom was feeding it.

I have two shots of the fledge of Jay and I will attach one of them.

The screen shot is a slow shutter speed but his head is detailed enough to recognize.

Here is the link to the video when they fledged.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YBjINOHCS4  It has both leaving.

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #565 on: February 15, 2011, 05:53:30 PM »
That's pretty cool Freud. The colors are amazing too, Verything is brown and white here.
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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #566 on: February 17, 2011, 11:02:30 PM »
Since the Bonneville NW Reunion is Saturday and I am on the road Friday, Ray Therat was ready when I sent him

post 95. It relates to the plumbing of the water system. There are small details remaining in the oil and water systems

but it's coming together.

http://www.target550.com/gallery/95_water_lines_are_just_about_finished/index.html

That's the url for this weeks post.

Next week will be covering the new oil pans and a plug to kick you offin the porch.

Wish you were at the banquet with us.  Maybe next year.

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #567 on: February 24, 2011, 02:02:50 PM »
After the Bonneville NW Reunion, Ray Therat and I went to Jim Hume's shop to allow Ray to bond with the project.

He remained silent for a long time and then the questions started. Dave Jeffers did his best to inform him.

Here is the link to todays post on Target550.com:

http://www.target550.com/gallery/96_oil_filter_drain_hose_clamps_rat_view/index.html

A day early but it was convenient now.  ENJOY.

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #568 on: February 24, 2011, 05:01:53 PM »
I'm curious to know why they chose to fab the water line fittings for the head the way that they did. To me it looks like they could have been made entirely from billet with interconnected drill bores and tapped to accept the fittings, making a more robust and vibration resistant part with less chance of failure. To my eye those fittings look to be a little on the weak side compared to the rest of the build.

Just re-read that and it sounds critical of me, rest assured I in no way believe myself to be qualified to critique anything on this build. I'm just trying to understand the decision behind it to better inform me for my own education. I stand in total awe of everything that I see every time I check in on this, which is every time you post an update. Just looking at this forces me to try to better my own fab skills, and disappoints me with what I turn out at the same time. :cheers:
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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #569 on: February 24, 2011, 06:07:59 PM »
W B K C

I'll answer you this weekend. Rite now I'm packing for a trip to cold country. When we get there I'll give u the specs of

those fittings.  Believe me......they are quite adequate.

I know the hoses were used to allow flexibility, not rigidity.

Your comments are welcome. Don't ever hold back on us. I will send an explanation every time.

FREUD



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