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About Clueless

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    Captainnnn Destrtuct Allll...
  • Birthday 11/19/1962

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    Oakdale, California
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    Reading, computers, cooking and of course modelling. I also run a web site for our City, Oakdale, California. (Sorry it's private) it uses the same software this site does, and exists as a place for the people of Oakdale to let loose and play around. It's a lot of fun. It's pretty much a shore leave site. REAL popular.

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  1. As a resident of California (read that earthquakes) you need something on the outside to keep it from falling over. Like we do our water heaters.
  2. I don't get it. The cam lobes flow freely. They all hang down into the connecting rods. Every engine I ever rebuilt the cam lobes didn't move:) I used some CA glue to immobilize them. The valves wont move, but they won't bind up the whole works. Thanks for looking in. Stay safe and stay at home, everyone! Here in tiny little Oakdale, California we have 4 confirmed Covid cases. We are 90 minutes from San Fransisco and a lot of bay area people live in Oakdale and commute to the bay area for work. I think it's those that brought it here. It amazes me how many kids are gathering at the park scross the street. I think the parents are probably the ones with all the buttocks wipe.
  3. Works great. Upside down. Upright, the cam shaft lobes interfere with the crank.
  4. Ran out of buttocks wipe. Using lettuce leaves. Today was just the tip of the iceburg. Tomorrow romains to be seen.
  5. At least I can figure out what this is. I bet the "LF" stands for lead foot.
  6. No idea what it is, but it's done. That shaft was actually 4 parts.
  7. We live in the central valley of Ca. Millions of almond trees and cattle ranches. In fact, on a clear night we can smell the cattle. We say, "The cattle are in fine form tonight".
  8. They ran to the groceries, they filled up their carts, 🛒🥩🥚🥛 They emptied the Tops and Price Chopper and Walmart, They panicked and fought and then panicked some more, Then they rushed to their homes and they locked all the doors. 🚪 The food will be gone! The milk eggs and cheese! 😱 The yogurt! The apples! The green beans and peas! 🍎 The stores have run out, now what will we do? 😩 They’ll be starving and looting and nothing to do!☹️ Then they paused, and they listened a moment or two. And they did hear a sound, rising over the fear, It started out far, then began to grow near. 👍 But this sound wasn’t sad, nor was it new, The farms were still doing what farms always do. ❤️ The food was still coming, though they’d emptied the shelves, The farms kept it coming, though they struggled themselves, Though the cities had forgotten from where their food came, The farms made them food every day, just the same. Through weather and critics and markets that fall, The farms kept on farming in spite of it all. 👩‍🌾 🌱 🌽 They farmed without thank yous. They farmed without praise. They farmed on the hottest and coldest of days. 💪🏼 They’d bought all the food, yet the next day came more, And the people thought of something they hadn’t before. Maybe food, they thought, doesn’t come from a store. Maybe farmers, perhaps, mean a little bit more. ❤️ 🐂🐄 #farming #covid19 #thankyou #farm #ag #agriculture This is Busse's Barron Acres Big or small We raise them all🐂 Like all farms, we work 24/7 Proud to farm Thank a farmer today by commenting below ❤️❤️❤️ God bless to all
  9. Was making great progress on the engine. I was testing how well the crank moved when a connecting rod broke. Ugears has a facebook site and they are sending me new parts. I get to take half the engine apart to put the rod and piston back in. The reason the pistons are sticking up too far is because the crank is sitting on the table pushing the rods up. But on a good note, the crank moves freely. I put candle was around the pistons and crank.
  10. My 93-year-old World War II vet and I were sitting on his porch smoking cigars, as we are wont to do. We lived across from a park on a street called Parkside way. People walk their dogs, jog, walk, and children play. We always say hello and often times get into a short chat. This afternoon, a woman walked by with her dog and I said hello. She moved on without saying anything so I assume she did not hear me. She came around the block again, and again I said hello. She turned around and yelled at me, "stop harassing me or I will call the police". Interesting people in central California. Most people are wonderful, but sometimes you get a real character.
  11. My next attempt. Ugears U-9 Grand Prix Cars, 1:12 scale
  12. I never understood why people say they "don't give a crap". I flush mine.
  13. The engineer is making off with our butt wipe.
  14. My 94 year old WWII friend calls it writing a letter to the president.
  15. Ode to a roll of toilet paper. I took for granted, your strength of character, your fortitude, yet soft gentle touch. I once thought you expensive, but I realize now that you cost not that much. I once flushed you without a second thought. Now I realize how much I should have bought. You don’t complain yet you clean the worst man has to offer. Over the years you have become even softer. More pliant if you will. I used to scoff at your single plies, then I laughed about your double plies. Now, for just a single ply I would gladly make a kill. Now before I wipe my butt, I wish your quick return. Nothing else within my house would ever make the cut.

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