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  • burninbriar
    replied to angled sledge hammer head
    Sorry if my comment came off as sarcastic. It was not meant to be. In a case like this some humor really is needed....
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  • burninbriar
    replied to Smoke Axe
    They make a seat reamer that works great. The guy where I buy my gasses reamed mine for me. Didn't cost anything' he is a friend of mine. I would assume that if your gas supplier has one it wouldn't cost much to get the seats dressed.
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  • burninbriar
    replied to angled sledge hammer head
    I really appreciate the humor, but I would love to know if I have something unique or just a screwup. As for the metric adjustable crescent wrench, I have actually seen one for sale. Laughed my but off. Apparently the widest opening is a metric equivalent....
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  • Thanks for the reply's, I might grind the screws next time the points need adjusted. The manual boldly warns about not filing or sanding the points but that is good advice.
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  • The reason I can think of for not using a blunt set screw would be if there is high degree of magnetism produced that would slide the points together without the divot hole to hold them. If the points came in direct contact, would that cause further damage. I don't know if any of that is true, but it...
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  • That is pretty much what I did, The wires need to be loosened to rotate them. I just moved all three sideways to find fresh material. I just thought a blunt point screw would prevent putting more divots in it.
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  • burninbriar
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    I did make certain the hole was absolutely clean. when you look at it, it is obviously at an angle. never saw anything like it before....
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  • burninbriar
    started a topic High frequency points set screws

    High frequency points set screws

    I was setting the points on my sync 250 and they keep going back to the same place as soon as I tighten the set screw. I removed the set screw and found it to be the style with a needle point as opposed to a cup or flat point. Obviously the set screws are just falling into the divot from the previous...
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