I talked with Bob many years ago when I started using his valves. I don't remember his reason for a flow reverse from other valves. The flow meter shows a different # when you flow with the taper. I have always plumbed as Bob suggested. Have not had one of these valves fail me. As with all...
The (BV) Stu Barr Needle Valve will flow both directions. I found the flow rate is different if you plumb with the taper of the needle. The flow is more consistent if you plumb by the instructions (against the taper). I know reading instructions is not a guy thing.
That looks like a color they mixed for me years ago. It is called "Crapshooter Green". Color did not come out like I thought it would. When I opened the can, the color looked bad. Thought when it dried it would look better. It didn't. It got uglier.
As of today at 1:01 pm, I'm back in business! USPS picked up my first load of packages. I'm finding that when I shut down, a bunch of people wanted motors and parts and boat parts. "Click and Ship" solved my problem. Order a way now and I can do it.
My first run at a time trial was around 1977. Ran a Hughey round nose with a K&B 40. Got 37 1/2 MPH!
First SAW record I got was at Huntsville Internats. Forgot the year but it was the first year using laser sights. All the previous records were "archived". Ran 79 and some change. Before...