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  1. Went to the hardware store yesterday . And I got my poppy’s from a nice couple .
    My dad use to say to me you got to have your Poppy , 

    I didn’t understand what it was all about ,but it was fun to enjoy the event , he was all emotional and excited to get one for me. 



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  2. 17 hours ago, stronger800 said:

    I’m not a hunter or a marksman,  but if something needs to be shot, I have a Japanese Howa .270 that I feel is ridiculously accurate when compared to what I hear my buddies that are more “into” the sport talk about how they shoot.   I won it in raffle.  Buddy told me it we be a good  farm gun that I could use for about anything. Like as a shovel or hammer.   Then I took about twice as many cans off the top of the fence post as he did with his fancy Remington 

    Why is that guns won in a raffle shoot better ? 
    Im going off the subject again ,!


  3. Did once on the cub engine of the 50 T baler . It was in the engine manuals to clean carbon so many hours. . Followed it as should young man . 
    put back together and started it up . Water was coming out of the head between 2 and three . I was almost in tears ,I tried to hard to do the right thing and this was my reward. I went to my father regretted every step. Told what had happened. 
    He said let’s go take a look. 
    Said to me forget it you tried to do it right can’t fault you. Going to show you something i learned in the depression. He took a wrench and tighten the head bolts around 2 and 3 till the leak stopped. Said that how we did in the Depression. That engine never leak after that . 

    well that one of the most memorable moments I had with my father .

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  4. Sorry butting in on thread but I need to ask Dwell users if they have trouble shooting experience.
    Anybody here good with fixing the RAC electronic dwell meter ?

    mine is not working on tach or the dwell mode switch, the point resistance works. 



  5. 2 hours ago, TJ Fridy said:

    Yes, gas engine.  I have done all of the above, also had the starter checked and cleaned and it it much, much better.  Thank you all, TJ

    Happy report I d say 

  6. Supply and demand. 
    inventory is a lot of money sitting there. So I’m ( good business sayes) not going to pay to store parts for it . 
    60 year old tractor .

    i check tractor house ,put part number in the part search and see who has them 

  7. 2 hours ago, bankshotone said:

    Pardon the delayed response, it's been quite a day...


    The issues I'm having is a hicup when advancing the throttle, hard starting, engine seems like it wants to labor a bit.

    Part of my problem is I was trying to time it with the idle speed too high. Don't rely on the factory tach...  I rebuilt the carb also which made me a bit skeptical as to what the problem was. I couldn't get the idle low enough because someone had the govoner to carb linkage 3/4" off, it couldn't return to idle like this, once I got that adjusted I was able to get idle speed from 640 to 430, then I set timing at 1° btdc now it runs I'd say 90% of it's capability.  While I was trying to figure all of this out my shop partner (who is on the automotive side) that dwell needs to be adjusted before turning the distributor. After setting hundreds more likely thousands of ih distributor point gaps I have never even heard of setting dwell. So the argument ensued which led me to asking you folks.

    I do the static timer. I put it at crank  4 advance . Hook up the vom to the secondary lead at distribution . Rotating the distributor cap housing to the points just open ( break ) and locker down. No mechanical  advance to interfere .

    if you don’t have a vom ,I’ve done  by sound ,I can hear the points open on a Super c 

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  8. My Chevy shop manual says for a 6 cylinder 57 that the dwell angle is 28 to 35 degrees . .016 air gap 
    I set mine to 28 degrees so as the cammed lifter on the point arm wears it wil be in spec as it wears . 
    I,ve used dwell meters on Ford 390 even when they say that feeler gage is all that’s nesseary, but it make a big difference , onthe performance. So 


    tractor supply has the cheapest dwell meter in the trailer section about 35 

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