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In need of a 20 hp Bessemer cylinder.


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Old 05-02-2007, 09:10:09 PM
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I called Justin tonight to give him one more chance to make this right as far as I am concerned, and we reached a settlement that we can both felt ok about. Everything is ok and worked out.
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Well, I just got off the phone after talking to Justin (again) for an hour and a half. He really is a good guy who isn't out to screw anyone over. He and I just had a total miscommunication that night when I bought the bessemer. He said that he really thought it would be fine and run well enough with some honing. It turns out that he and I have both learned from this experience.

This deal has gotten blown way out of proportion. He reacted in the wrong way the first time I talked to him about this, BUT he has since sincerely appologized for that he and I no longer have anything bad of each other.

I just wanted to say that everything's all good and no intentional harm was done. I can't speak for Gilbert, but Justin and I are square as far as I am concerned and I wouldn't be afraid to buy another engine from Justin again.
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This deal has gotten blown way out of proportion. He reacted in the wrong way the first time I talked to him about this, BUT he has since sincerely appologized for that he and I no longer have anything bad of each other.
That was supposed to say that he and I no longer have any bad feelings for each other.
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I just wanted to say that everything's all good and no intentional harm was done. I can't speak for Gilbert, but Justin and I are square as far as I am concerned and I wouldn't be afraid to buy another engine from Justin again.
Yeah, I wasn't going to bad mouth Justin at all, he is a nice enough kid. Would I buy something from him again? Probably not, as he is too casual in his representation of items for me to take a long trip out to his place only to be dissapointed then or later when you really determine the condition of item in question. I'm just the opposite, if anyone is coming over to check something out, I pretty much lay everything on the line up front so that someone is fully aware of what they're in for before they show up. Justin will let you jump into the deep end. My problem was that I was a newbie when I bought the engines, but I've done stupid buys like that before and I was pissed at myself for not being more aware.
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I called Justin tonight to give him one more chance to make this right as far as I am concerned, and we reached a settlement that we can both felt ok about. Everything is ok and worked out.
So does that mean you're making another trip to Haxtun? Got anything you're bring out and want to drop off in Ft. Collins along the way?
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Yes, I will be going back out there. I'm sure glad we talked through this instead of just staying pissed at eachother. I'm not sure what he thinks of me, but I will still consider him a friend and a good guy after this. I don't know what you would want me to bring out there, unless you're after a rebuilt zc-346. It isn't cheap though.
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Yeah I've read some of what you've done to your 346, it's got to be a monster!

I'm just always fishing for engines, you never know, not sure if I'm ready for something that big yet though??? I've got a 52 myself.

We went up to Nebraska last weekend for a RMEC enduro and along the way I spotted some big flywheels at a oil pump shack along the side of the road. Stopped to check it out, not sure what the big engines were, but there was some LeRoi's and a ZC something big, I was thinking at least the 206. That got my interest. I might have to go back and check on it.
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Yeah, it's pretty big. It weighs about 2300 pounds with 41 inch flywheels that weigh 500 pounds each. It's easy to start though because it has a compression release and an impulse mag. I lowered my price to 2200 and I have more than that into it just in parts. It also comes with a ton of spare parts. If it was an open crank engine, I would never sell it.
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Hello all,

The baby Bessemer made it home fine. I'm going to round up a fork lift to get it off the trailer. It will need a lot of work but that's fine with me. This one is back burner till after finishing up the Ajax and the Cletrac but I'm sure I'll piddle with it some and post pictures as I go along. Glad you guys sorted things out.

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