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  1. Sorry, I was too lazy to check per SG... the...

    Sorry, I was too lazy to check per SG... the "Plimsoll line" idea ? aka ship bouyancy in various specific gravities...haven't looked it up either but given the un-simple shape of floats, it will be...
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    steve murdoch I like cows too.Oh, maybe not...

    steve murdoch I like cows too.Oh, maybe not quite as much, as to not just muscle through 'em before the calves decide to play or they all come over wanting hay...:)
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    Not a suspension guy but things I would try...

    Not a suspension guy but things I would try before admitting I had to buy new springs :
    -did you measure the springs against the manuals specs?
    -you could double-check the oil level in the...
  4. Interesting...for float adjustment you just want...

    Interesting...for float adjustment you just want something with the same specific gravity...? "Less toxic"-It's off the wall but water+ alcohol in proportion...?
    Or I'd look up "varsol" ,paint...
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    WOW! Fantastic! 43 years It's been waiting for...

    WOW! Fantastic! 43 years It's been waiting for you ...Good sleuthing skills, there, KimQuon' -gotta love the Internet!
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    but the old panels fit perfectly and work ok too...

    but the old panels fit perfectly and work ok too . I did a replacement box and it is taller, needed a "buss" made, and holes drilled to mount it.
    I like it, but I can't say it's "better" unless...
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    Main thing is, AVOID the cheapo multi-swappy...

    Main thing is, AVOID the cheapo multi-swappy angle ones...do Not be tempted. The temper and toughness is so important on those little tips, as is the slack of the plier hinge...
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    Well, you did the right thing getting home. But I...

    Well, you did the right thing getting home. But I just had to add all that, because this coffee makes me a pedantical! :)
    Nothing really wrong with the glass fuses except they are awfully hard to...
  9. if the wheel speedo hub is disconnected from the...

    if the wheel speedo hub is disconnected from the cable, you can put your finger in there and see if it is turning when you spin the wheel. I expect it will be. They are very reliable.
    Yesterday, in...
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    Hmm, put a bigger fuse and risk catching fire...

    Hmm, put a bigger fuse and risk catching fire ...making a small problem worse? Or risk it! Most likely I'd put the right fuse in again for another try. And, only after certain considerations before a...
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    The orange/white-stripe wire is + charge and if...

    The orange/white-stripe wire is + charge and if you ground it it will spark AND blow the fuse labelled "IGN" in the fuse box. It is the ignition circuits power supply.. You will see that following...
  12. Option a Cheap alternative. Welder's gauntlets,...

    Option a Cheap alternative.
    Welder's gauntlets, specifically "tig welders".These are real Leather, but avoid "suede"*.
    No insulation and not tailored***, but if you try a bunch on** you may find...
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    some ideas? .I vaguely remember a few things from...

    some ideas? .I vaguely remember a few things from my Seagull outboard. You will want to practise a bit first so here's a few vague ideas to try on a scrap ......I think folds and crimps in a copper...
  14. KEY OFF! then Clean the contacts inside the...

    KEY OFF! then Clean the contacts inside the socket. No go? Replace the bulb. No Go? Report back.
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    62791 Cats love my yard. sigh. I like cats,...

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    Cats love my yard. sigh. I like cats, but I don't own one.
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    @Dave R-Gotta love the prairies! By no means...

    @Dave R-Gotta love the prairies! By no means "flat" everywhere.
    https://www.thegsresources.com/_forum/showthread.php?255724-Random-Photo-thread&p=2650384#post2650384
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    Nothing stopped them from ignoring the...

    Nothing stopped them from ignoring the "mandatory" isolation period either.

    Sadly, you cannot trust all people to do the right thing.
    Most governments and many people failed to understand a...
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    Reading your first post still makes me think you...

    Reading your first post still makes me think you have a problem at the 1-4 side of the ignition. I don't see a reason yet to doubt your battery* unless it is going flat after one or two attempts....
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    Just remember a coil of wire with voltage and...

    Just remember a coil of wire with voltage and current is a magnet and turning OFF that voltage and current creates a collapsing magnetic field cutting the coils wire creating it's own electricity!...
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    I can hardly wait. I hope it hurts. I want to...

    I can hardly wait. I hope it hurts. I want to whip the people that make "California Stops" so you can imagine...:)
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    I've got lots of opinion! :) but I think you...

    I've got lots of opinion! :) but I think you might be softening tward "nice guy" saying, Running a stop sign is not forgiveable. period. Or at least, there'd have to be an awful lot of evidence...
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    Seriously, Hope you're both fully recovered...!...

    Seriously, Hope you're both fully recovered...! This post was worth re-reading,as compared to the chitdisturbing.
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    Grimly, aye. a REALLY bad day. But hard choice....

    Grimly, aye. a REALLY bad day.
    But hard choice. I am miserable just looking at most of them. If it were Single Transferable Vote It'd still be hard to rank these but I really hate Redman's too. So...
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    Exactly. Personally, I didn't feel a thing*. Next...

    Exactly. Personally, I didn't feel a thing*. Next day, I had to think about it to decide if my left arm was a little bit stiffer than my right from the shot, or rowing.

    *But maybe I'm lying...
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    The key switch can be bad and more moving parts...

    The key switch can be bad and more moving parts but it's easier to clean up once taken apart than a really bad kill switch, IMO..

    The kill switch is not meant to take apart- the toggle axle is a...
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