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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-14-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 372
Posted By jwasbury
~24k gallon gunnite IG Northern pool here. Open...

~24k gallon gunnite IG Northern pool here. Open about 4-5 months per year, but only drained to below skimmer. After 2 seasons on Tri-chlor my stabilizer level was >100ppm. After 4 years on only...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-14-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4,132
Views: 394,821
Posted By jwasbury
I am really enjoying my gravel bike: Moots Routt...

I am really enjoying my gravel bike: Moots Routt RSL

https://photos.smugmug.com/By-Land/Twowheelers/Cycles/i-DrsNRqv/0/1f11e92c/L/IMG_1197-L.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-14-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 372
Posted By jwasbury
I have used the Liquidator for 4+ seasons now....

I have used the Liquidator for 4+ seasons now. Sounds like you already know that liquid chlorine is superior to the pucks for continuous disinfection, particularly because you aren’t constantly...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-13-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 372
Posted By jwasbury
Have you considered a Liquidator? ...

Have you considered a Liquidator?

https://hasapool.com/liquidator-feeder/
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-11-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 666
Posted By jwasbury
Agree. Service when it stops working or is not...

Agree. Service when it stops working or is not keeping time within an acceptable variance.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-11-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 666
Posted By jwasbury
I recently paid $280 for a complete overhaul of...

I recently paid $280 for a complete overhaul of my Paternal Grandfather's Hamilton (ca. 1940s). Have paid more $$ for overhaul of my Maternal Grandfather's Hamilton (also 1940s), and $$ for overhaul...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-11-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 666
Posted By jwasbury
yes. because "status" watches are typically...

yes. because "status" watches are typically mechanical devices. like any purely mechanical, precision device, they will require service periodically. because most people have "no status" and wear...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-04-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 866
Posted By jwasbury
great job on the resto. similar machine to 420 I...

great job on the resto. similar machine to 420 I used to own (but yours has the better engine).

little tip: be careful with the key when you get on and off that machine. its in a very...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-04-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By jwasbury
I have a varidesk. Not anywhere near...

I have a varidesk.

Not anywhere near Hollywood, and far from a hipster. I like it, but I mostly sit these days. I was dealing with lower back pain when I first started using the varidesk. I did...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-03-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By jwasbury
W211s also have the Servo Brakes...

W211s also have the Servo Brakes https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sensotronic_Brake_Control, which are sorta stupid IMO. All in all, the W211s are much more complicated than the W210 models which they...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 06-03-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,623
Posted By jwasbury
hey pk, what is the status of your wastegate? if...

hey pk, what is the status of your wastegate? if that device was somehow not closing/sealing properly, it could leave you boostless.

just another thing to consider.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-24-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,262
Posted By jwasbury
^definitely best to work with people who are...

^definitely best to work with people who are experienced. To that end, I asked my friend at Dawes Motorsports (Peter Dawe is somewhat of a legend in Porsche-land) if they have a recommended 915...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-24-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 991
Posted By jwasbury
Well done Matt. At my age I have a hard time...

Well done Matt. At my age I have a hard time imagining going back to school at all, let alone doing it while managing to work and raise a family at the same time. You have my utmost respect for...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-24-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,225
Posted By jwasbury
I had the 915 in my race car rebuilt. It was...

I had the 915 in my race car rebuilt. It was thoroughly trashed. Main case where bearings press in was hammered and cracked, so a good used case was sourced. Original ZF limited slip diff clutch...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-21-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 995
Posted By jwasbury
I have a colony of brown bats living in my Bucks...

I have a colony of brown bats living in my Bucks County, PA barn. The amount of guano the bats drop is indication they are eating a whole lot of bugs. I let them live peacefully because they do a...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-20-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By jwasbury
No kidding! WTF:eek:

No kidding! WTF:eek:
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-19-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 720
Posted By jwasbury
I just buy a new shop vac :)

I just buy a new shop vac :)
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-17-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 760
Posted By jwasbury
I've started to use FCP Euro for a lot of my...

I've started to use FCP Euro for a lot of my needs. Everything is from OE suppliers, and they have a lifetime guarantee. For real...people return worn out brake pads and rotors and get credit. I...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-16-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,099
Posted By jwasbury
^eggzactly:p to expand on "sophisticated...

^eggzactly:p

to expand on "sophisticated engine management" - a key element for high boost and higher static compression ratios living together peacefully on modern cars is knock sensing and the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-16-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,099
Posted By jwasbury
Depends on how much boost you want to run, the...

Depends on how much boost you want to run, the ignition system (single or twin plug), and the cam profile to a degree as well. Over on the 930 forum, I think 8:1 or 8.5:1 is on the high end of the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-16-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,099
Posted By jwasbury
^so here is the crux of the matter as I see it. ...

^so here is the crux of the matter as I see it. Building any hot rod is an expensive proposition. Building a 911 hot rod is even more expensive. People with tons of money can be cavalier about...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-15-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,561
Posted By jwasbury
^I feel like we were pretty a-political so far. ...

^I feel like we were pretty a-political so far.

But my curiosity was sparked about this "Codetermination" concept, so I used the Google, and found this:

Codetermination and equality

Finally,...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-15-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,561
Posted By jwasbury
Which is effectively double taxation. I...

Which is effectively double taxation. I appreciate the concern around the pay gap, though I don't agree that a solution to this phenomenon can be reverse engineered through tax policy. More likely,...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-15-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,561
Posted By jwasbury
You surely realize that what employers deduct in...

You surely realize that what employers deduct in taxable compensation, the recipients are taxed on that compensation, right? This is an illustration of a broad concept know as the "tax benefit rule"...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-14-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,099
Posted By jwasbury
You described my ‘83 911 race car, though its a...

You described my ‘83 911 race car, though its a little heavier than 2200 with fuel as its all steel body. My 3L is not maxxed out as race engines go, but it does require 100 octane fuel. Made 270hp...
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