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    Thanks guys for your inputs. I remember seeing a locking insert offered by Heli-Coil. But I am not sure if they can hold the bolts in...
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    Guys, I was not clear in asking the question. Heli-Coil inserts relies on the coil spring tension to stay in place. I am wondering if...
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    Kez reacted to johnsteltzer's post in the thread Aluminum nitro rigger with Like Like.
    Right front sponson done
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    Kez reacted to johnsteltzer's post in the thread Aluminum nitro rigger with Like Like.
    This boat is all aluminum the front is air tight for flotation it will have a 90 cmb this boat is my own design next is the front...
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    The front housing bolts in my Picco pre-EXR 45 backed out. Not only did the flywheel get chewed up, the thread became loose. I will...
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    I do not think it is a Prather. The nose and the cowl are different. Also the sponsons looked too deep to be a Prather.
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    Kez replied to the thread K&B crankcase not square.
    Brad, The opposing faces of the crank bore measured top and bottom is off by 0.003". This is small and I would let it go. I do not...
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    Kez replied to the thread K&B crankcase not square.
    Hi Brad, I am not a machinist and my comments about the manufacturing processes K&B used for the case are probably incorrect. Come to...
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    Kez replied to the thread K&B crankcase not square.
    Thanks all for your reply. This is a job beyond my machining skills can handle. It may be easier to buy a case. However, there is no...
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    Kez replied to the thread PAINTING STRIPES ON SPONSON.
    I would use striping tape as Mike has suggested. The best (thinnest) stripping tape I've ever used is the Carl Goldberg ones. Not sure...
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    Kez replied to the thread K&B crankcase not square.
    Steve, the PTO end of the crankcase is not parallel to the front housing. It is off by 0.007". However, I suspect it is not the only...
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    Kez replied to the thread K&B crankcase not square.
    I hope these photos help explain the issue Thanks, k
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    Kez replied to the thread K&B crankcase not square.
    I can probably find another one on Ebay but there is no guarantee that the case is square. Although 0.007 across the seating surface of...
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    I decided to run a new K&B 21 outboard that I have in my collection for a couple of decades. The big end of the conrod showed some...
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    Kez replied to the thread Polyester resin remains tacky.
    I use epoxy to lay up tanks trays. radio box and cowlings. I make my own 'gel coat' by mixing colloidal silica with epoxy resin and...
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