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Old 08-28-2004, 10:16:14 PM
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After a year of making parts, cleaning parts painting parts, and buying parts I finally fired up my 6 horse m today, after flooding the **** out of it and resetting the timing several times and fiddling with the govenor for awhile it settled right down and just sat there and thumped away seems to be running right around 350 rpms but it sounds so nice there I aint going to fiddle anymore now all I need to do is finish the cart for it and I can go looking for the 10 horse if the wife lets me. Thanks for all the help guys and thanks Harry Joe M.
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Old 08-28-2004, 10:57:14 PM
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Joe: Congraulations . Sure sounds like you had a lot of fun getting your 6M running. They sure are a nice running engine. I like to say they run like a well oiled sewing machine. I had a nice 6M on a cart that I let go in a weak moment to a friend of a friend who just had to have it. Since he got it, it just sits in a barn. I saw it a few years later, rusty as can be, all covered in dust/dirt and pigeon droppings. I mean it "WAS" nice. I tried to buy it back but he wanted almost 1/2 as much more than what I sold it to him for, so it just sits their detoriating away . Hmmm maybe I should ask again Paul
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Old 08-28-2004, 11:35:17 PM
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Well done Joe, one more happy 6M engineman in the world.

"Sixm" John
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Old 08-29-2004, 12:17:58 AM
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I know the feeling. I restored a 1939 Case RC that I found rusting away in a lacal scrap yard. Flambeau Red paint, so I named her "Tid Bit". She turned out great, and the owner of the yard was so impressed, he made me an offer I couldnt refuse. Now its back in the same yard, sitting in the corner, exposed and fading away. It makes me sick to see it. Occasionally I'll go by and cover her up.
 

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