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Old 02-08-2017, 09:35 AM
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WOW, good job and great story of a fathers love for his son is all I have to say.
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Old 02-08-2017, 12:34 PM
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Awesome! Thanks for posting. If your son swings though the Seattle area he's got a place to stay at S43.
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Old 02-08-2017, 04:16 PM
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Canadian JOY, thanks for suggesting a parking brake. I have noticed Jake has to struggle a little when doing the engine run up. I will talk to Jake and start looking into installing a parking brake. Thanks
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Old 02-08-2017, 05:44 PM
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The Matco hydraulic parking brake is a very simple, very effective choice for this purpose. It's activated via a Bowden cable. Apply parking brake pressure with the brake levers, pull the parking brake Bowden cable, and the brake pressure is locked in place. When the engine run-up is complete, simply push the Bowden cable and the brakes release.
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Old 02-08-2017, 06:01 PM
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Thank you for sharing. An inspiring story.
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Old 02-12-2017, 01:23 PM
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James, Check your email. I sent a msg on behalf of my brother inlaw whose an amputee. Thanks.
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Old 04-27-2017, 12:19 PM
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Please call me at 512 689 6768 to discuss the RV-12 Hand Brake.......Wallbangar
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