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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4935 on: January 21, 2016, 09:35:17 PM »
The older simpler system might be a whole lot easier to use as a learning tool, and especially if it is set up and working now.   

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4936 on: January 31, 2016, 07:19:49 PM »
Hi All,

freight is paid, we're hoping the motor will ship on Wednesday, air freight.... I'm hoping that it comes to Melbourne Australia, where we are, not Austria. Don't be silly I hear you say, well I'm not being silly. The tall bloke in Milwaukee, yes Chris of the Conrads sent me a few packages of guitar parts and a case in August last year, the parcels were posted about five days apart. About four days after the second parcel was posted it arrived here in chilly Lancefield with the fresh summer air of Wisconsin still seeping from it, problem was the first parcel hadn't arrived, and three days later there was still no sign.

"It's in Vienna"

"huh?"

"here's the tracking number, see for yourself"

Sure enough, it was in Vienna Austria........ It seems the dispatch centre in Chicago has a reputation for some almighty mix-ups....

So anyway, back to the motor....we're just the tiniest bit excited about all this....Some 25's arrived for the front of the car last week, next I'll be looking for a harness .........I'll keep you posted.
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4937 on: January 31, 2016, 09:59:27 PM »
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4938 on: January 31, 2016, 10:05:35 PM »
That's funny :-D :-D

I sold some Harley offset sprockets to a guy from a city called Nokia
in Finland. It only cost me about $10 through the post office which I thought was
really cheap considering the weight of the package. The guy at the post office forgot
to put the airmail label on the box so it went on a boat. :evil:

Short story. It took about 6 months to reach the customer.

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4939 on: January 31, 2016, 10:19:16 PM »
That's funny :-D :-D

I sold some Harley offset sprockets to a guy from a city called Nokia
in Finland. It only cost me about $10 through the post office which I thought was
really cheap considering the weight of the package. The guy at the post office forgot
to put the airmail label on the box so it went on a boat. :evil:

Short story. It took about 6 months to reach the customer.

The royal post lost a package sent to me from England once.  They paid off my boy friend for the lost shipment after 6 months.  4 months later it shows up anyway... about 3 months after he mailed out the replacement package.... british royal post everyone!  But having two boxes of pg tips wasn't a bad thing.  Tips were hard to get in this nation at the time but now most grocery stores here in the PNW have pg tips.  Which figures since now I drink more rooibos than I do tips.
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4940 on: January 31, 2016, 11:10:03 PM »
Ben said:  "...But having two boxes of pg tips wasn't a bad thing.  Tips were hard to get in this nation at the time but now most grocery stores here in the PNW have pg tips.  Which figures since now I drink more rooibos than I do tips."

Well, I figured out what PNW is, but the rest of those code words?  Well, maybe we've witnessed someone calling to the aliens and speaking in tongues? :evil:
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4941 on: February 01, 2016, 03:51:21 AM »
Rooibos is a tea from South Africa and in English means red bush.
Not related to Mary Jane in any way.
The other codes only Ben knows.

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4942 on: February 01, 2016, 06:19:38 AM »
Rooibos is a tea from South Africa and in English means red bush.
Not related to Mary Jane in any way.
The other codes only Ben knows.

This forum is the best. I have so many good laughs along with the education.
I'm just waiting for Floydjr to weigh in. :-D :-D :-D :-D :evil: :roll: 8-) :lol: :cheers:

PG-tips is a british tea. 
http://www.amazon.com/PG-Tips-Black-Pyramid-240-Count/dp/B001EQ5JLE

Mary Jane has never been an issue to get in Portland from what I can tell.  You can't walk 2 blocks without passing someone smoking it. :/  I'm pretty sure 1/3 of the city is high at any given time.
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4943 on: February 01, 2016, 02:18:59 PM »
Tea drinkin' and smokin' in one post.

You'll have a friend in the Reverend, he, as we politely say, is a tea drinker...and, for that matter, the Colonel was born in Kent or at least he's a bit of a Kent.... :roll:
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4944 on: February 01, 2016, 08:18:23 PM »
Tea drinkin' and smokin' in one post.

You'll have a friend in the Reverend, he, as we politely say, is a tea drinker...and, for that matter, the Colonel was born in Kent or at least he's a bit of a Kent.... :roll:

Cotswolds actually

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4945 on: February 02, 2016, 04:17:20 AM »


You'll have a friend in the Reverend, he, as we politely say, is a tea drinker...

?!?!!?!?

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4946 on: February 02, 2016, 04:02:50 PM »
You drink tea.

I said drink.

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4947 on: February 06, 2016, 06:45:57 PM »
What's the latest James????.

Or are you guys drinking tea?. :-)

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4948 on: February 07, 2016, 04:52:10 PM »
Today is the day.

We've paid the freight. The duty has been calculated and paid, where would we be without customs?...

It is to be delivered to the Colonel's work, to say I'm a little excited would be an understatement.

In other news the Colonel has worked out that if we use a Datsun 260 tailshaft we get flanges that may save us a shipload of work when we want to make a ratio change at the lake.

And finally in other news that isn't the other news our house has a new front on it. I had a week off and took off all the weatherboards , insulated, sarked and then fitted new weatherboards. The lady at the hardware store in town complained how windy and dusty it had been , I said, "that dust came out of my house"

Have you booked your tickets yet Wayno? How is Gus's savings plan going? Don, Sandy needs a holiday... Stainless, ever been to Australia outside airports?........................
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4949 on: February 07, 2016, 05:10:46 PM »
They're probably all Super Bowl ing Goggs.
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