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      mjpchief reacted to Trot's post in the thread Midway with Like Like.
      We could just not discuss the things we aren't supposed to talk about, then we wouldn't need a name for them.
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      mjpchief replied to the thread Hello from Southern Illinois.
      I’m here from Wayne County. Welcome.
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      mjpchief replied to the thread Mystery tool/gauge.
      Hand held tach. Had one similar when I worked on Fairbanks Morse engines.
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      mjpchief replied to the thread Home made caps.
      Local machine shop.
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      mjpchief replied to the thread Home made caps.
      Found some .0055 copper. Perfect. Cut 24 caps and they all came out perfect. Shouldn’t ever run out of caps now.
    • mjpchief
      mjpchief replied to the thread Home made caps.
      While the double layer of Pepsi can works fine I tried using an aluminum pie pan. Tried it single and double layer. The double is best...
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      mjpchief replied to the thread Home made caps.
      Using the tissue paper is the answer. Works great and no spillage of compound after drying. I have made a fixture out of wood to hold...
    • mjpchief
      mjpchief replied to the thread Home made caps.
      I also doubled the can material and that worked great. Also have a batch drying that I used the tissue paper in. I like that method of...
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      mjpchief replied to the thread Home made caps.
      Will definitely give that a try. Cutting discs is kind of tedious.
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      mjpchief replied to the thread Home made caps.
      Found out that the binder in the kit doesn’t work very well as mentioned earlier in post. I decided to try super glue as a sealer. That...
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      mjpchief replied to the thread Home made caps.
      My mixture is dry when putting in caps. I add the acetone after compound is in the caps. Am I missing something here.
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      mjpchief reacted to TDM's post in the thread Home made caps with Like Like.
      You did good by asking, that’s the right thing to do. Kudos for making your own!
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      mjpchief replied to the thread Home made caps.
      Will mix only small batches as needed. You don’t know if you don’t ask. So far I’ve made 40. That will hold me for a while. Have tried 4...
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      mjpchief reacted to Flintlock's post in the thread Home made caps with Like Like.
      When it comes to caps linen is always appropriate but wool is nice for wet cold days. LOL
    • mjpchief
      Why did my thread on homemade caps disappear?
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