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Offline Tom1948

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Hello guys & gals.
« on: December 22, 2018, 01:09:57 PM »
I am new here from north central Florida. Been reading the forum for over a year now and decided to jump in. I had an old Atlas lathe for about 15 years. Made bushings and lightened components on a drag race motorcycle. I now own a new PM1022 lathe and a 727 V milling machine. I made a couple of finger engines and air engines just to get the "hang of things". I have now started on an Upshur verical. With the help from Youtube and tinker johns videos I am hoping for sucess. Still, as with the other builds its a game of doing it over till its right and pleasing to the eye. I am retiried and at 70 i feel as if i have the time and patience. I built and drag raced motorcycles till i was 60 then got into shooting and fixing air rifles and pistols. I would make new seals etc. and try to increase velocity. However these tiny engines are quite a challenge especially reading and understanding prints and drawings. I may not have alot to offer just yet so pardon me for taking more than I put in.

Offline b.lindsey

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Re: Hello guys & gals.
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2018, 01:44:24 PM »
Hi and welcome Tom. Glad you have decided to join in the fun. Pictures are always welcome too.

Bill

Offline Ye-Ole Steam Dude

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Re: Hello guys & gals.
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2018, 02:11:30 PM »
Hello Tom and  :hi:

Just jump right into the mix, bunch of friendly folks willing to help.

Have a great day,
Thomas

Offline Roger B

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Re: Hello guys & gals.
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2018, 04:18:23 PM »
Welcome to the Forum  :ThumbsUp:   :ThumbsUp:
Best regards

Roger

Offline Dave Otto

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Re: Hello guys & gals.
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2018, 04:22:39 PM »
Welcome to MEM Tom.

Dave

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Re: Hello guys & gals.
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2018, 05:51:36 PM »
Hi Tom, Welcome!
Kim