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Great idea for our how to section.

Post by toomanysabres » Tue Mar 24, 2015 9:38 am

Here's a video to replicate for an SS1 engine. Go for it lads.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daVDrGsaDME


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Post by philynnbob » Tue Mar 24, 2015 10:02 am

That is just wonderful to watch!



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Post by wes wilson » Tue Mar 24, 2015 10:28 am

thats top dont know what skill to award most points for
photography/engineering /patience



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Post by swoakes » Tue Mar 24, 2015 10:39 am

Excellent.....that guy has too much time on his hands and way too much patience :shock:


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Post by petermisy » Tue Mar 24, 2015 10:50 am

That is just brilliant!


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Post by swoakes » Tue Mar 24, 2015 10:57 am

How much longer do you think that engine build took him by taking all those photos not to mention compiling each shot :?:


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Post by toomanysabres » Tue Mar 24, 2015 5:46 pm

According to Big Bill who sent me the link, 11 Months, 3000 Pictures, And A Lot Of Coffee


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Post by greeny » Tue Mar 24, 2015 7:46 pm

Cool but I have to agree way too much time on their hands......


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