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Forum: Down The Pub 12-08-2018, 03:56 PM
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Posted By harry
I've done all me course work. For the Royal Yacht...

I've done all me course work. For the Royal Yacht Association "Day Skipper Certificate". I've done the exam, just got to sit back and await the result.

I'm surprisingly nervous.
Forum: The Workshop 08-08-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 81
Posted By harry
You heat the steel to cherry red and stick it in...

You heat the steel to cherry red and stick it in the powder which sticks to the metal, heat it to cherry red again and plunge it into cold water.

That's vastly over simplified and misses out H&S...
Forum: Down The Pub 07-08-2018, 10:27 AM
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Views: 213,574
Posted By harry
I was gonna go out on the Honda. But. Now to...

I was gonna go out on the Honda. But. Now to understand how this happened you need to know that the bunch of keys I use on me bike has the ignition key on a quick release so that goes in the ignition...
Forum: The Workshop 07-08-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 81
Posted By harry
If its Kasenit wiv a K that's a case hardening...

If its Kasenit wiv a K that's a case hardening compound.
Forum: Down The Pub 06-08-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 117
Posted By harry
Bloody dangerous sport that fishing, but usually...

Bloody dangerous sport that fishing, but usually for the fish.

Get well soon
Forum: The Workshop 04-08-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 98
Posted By harry
Inlet port obstruction

I've been in the motor trade all my adult life and played with engines way before I was an adult.

But you live and learn every day.

I've been fettling the AJS for a year or so while riding it...
Forum: Biker Chat 04-08-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 77
Posted By harry
Like tacos but nicer :D

Like tacos but nicer :D
Forum: Down The Pub 04-08-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4,294
Views: 213,574
Posted By harry
I have a fondness for Reliants, never owned a...

I have a fondness for Reliants, never owned a proper one but my trike was reliant powered. A great little engine.
Forum: Down The Pub 29-07-2018, 11:50 AM
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Posted By harry
We is off to a pic nic..................in a pub...

We is off to a pic nic..................in a pub skittle alley cos it raining
Forum: The Workshop 29-07-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,167
Posted By harry
Being a FB and none too flexible I have a pet...

Being a FB and none too flexible I have a pet plank.

A small piece of wood on the end of a bit of string.

The wood goes under the stand on soft ground and the string is tied to the clutch...
Forum: Down The Pub 26-07-2018, 09:48 AM
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Views: 213,574
Posted By harry
Very nice :D

Very nice :D
Forum: Down The Pub 26-07-2018, 08:20 AM
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Views: 213,574
Posted By harry
Yeah all these guys and gals are real riders....

Yeah all these guys and gals are real riders. Some were importing Harley bikes and spares back in the sixties. Some have ridden across the states route 66 etc and one has ridden the length of South...
Forum: Down The Pub 25-07-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4,294
Views: 213,574
Posted By harry
I had the pleasure of rewiring that Vinnie a...

I had the pleasure of rewiring that Vinnie a couple of years back. I had to make a custom loom as it has an alton alternator and an electric welly.

Don't envy your colonoscopy I've had a couple...
Forum: Down The Pub 25-07-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4,294
Views: 213,574
Posted By harry
Not a bad turn out for a bunch of Old Feckers

Not a bad turn out for a bunch of Old Feckers
Forum: Down The Pub 24-07-2018, 05:52 PM
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Posted By harry
Me and the lovely Lois are off to the "Old...

Me and the lovely Lois are off to the "Old Feckers"

A group of Taunton bikers from the 1960s and 1970s
Forum: Down The Pub 22-07-2018, 07:57 PM
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Posted By harry
Here he is quite a good statue

Here he is quite a good statue
Forum: Down The Pub 22-07-2018, 07:29 PM
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Views: 213,574
Posted By harry
Yes this was the "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" ...

Yes this was the "Rime of the Ancient Mariner"

He killed an albatross and thereafter had bad luck including being tied to the mast by his shipmates with the albatross tied to him with a noose...
Forum: Down The Pub 22-07-2018, 09:50 AM
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Views: 213,574
Posted By harry
Today we is riding over to look at the statue of...

Today we is riding over to look at the statue of "The Ancient Mariner"

Some bloke named Coleridge made up a limerick about him apparently
Forum: The Workshop 17-07-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 221
Posted By harry
Nope the high vacuum would be caused by no air...

Nope the high vacuum would be caused by no air getting in so throttle valve closed or as dicky said blocked pilot passage.

Wind open the idle speed on that carb and see if the vacuum drops. If it...
Forum: The Workshop 16-07-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 221
Posted By harry
Yup closed throttle = Max vacuum. The engine...

Yup closed throttle = Max vacuum.

The engine is running on the other cylinder/ carbs. The engine is sucking on the carb which has a closed throttle so no air can get in. Hence high vacuum.

Once...
Forum: The Workshop 15-07-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 221
Posted By harry
If its off the scale with a high vacuum I'd say...

If its off the scale with a high vacuum I'd say that the throttle for that carb is fully closed.
Forum: Down The Pub 14-07-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 556
Posted By harry
Here Here or is it Hear Hear I've never...

Here Here

or is it Hear Hear

I've never been sure :confused:
Forum: The Workshop 13-07-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 84
Posted By harry
I can't help with your actual enquiry but one...

I can't help with your actual enquiry but one more thing to look out for is the accuracy of the tachometer.

With wasted spark you may get a reading double what the engine is doing.
Forum: Biker Chat 13-07-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 631
Posted By harry
Well done :D Always remember it easier to...

Well done :D

Always remember it easier to get a job when you've got a job.

So it may be a stepping stone to what you want
Forum: Down The Pub 11-07-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4,294
Views: 213,574
Posted By harry
I watched the Big Match today Royal Marines v The...

I watched the Big Match today Royal Marines v The Paras Rugby league at Taunton Rugby club. The Marines won 54 to 18

Lots of passion and a good crowd :D
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