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  1. Time Left: 29 days and 14 hours

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    Mitutoyo micrometer 50mm to 75mm. model 103-139 Price includes postage.

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    Mitutoyo micrometer 1 inch to 2 inch model 103-178 Price includes postage.

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    Mitutoyo micrometer 75mm to 100mm. model 103-140 Price includes postage.

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    Mitutoyo micrometer 100mm to 200mm. model 104-140 Price includes postage.

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    Mitutoyo depth micrometer 0mm to 100mm. model 129-111 Price includes postage.

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    Quality Mitytoyo internal micrometer set, in case. model 141-106 Price includes postage.

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    Dial Bore Gauge in case. 2 inch to 6 inch bore. Old school quality. Made in England by Thomas Mercer Complete set. Price includes Free postage.

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    NEW Blundstone steel cap work boots. Soft brown suede leather.... almost too good to get dirty...lol. Size 11 Postage Australia wide $20.

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  9. They could charge what Rotax do, IF it beats Rotax on it's weight, performance and economy factors....( It would be turbo charged with altitude normalization) I don't even think they would need to run dual systems to the extent that Rotax does. Surely there is no need for dual redundant injectors in 2019?
  10. Technological advancement requires complexity. It's the "trade-off" for better engine perfomance, weight, and economy. This VW type engine is the perfect example of what "simplicity" gets you. Low power, poor economy, poor tbo and heavy weights. If you want simplicity, you need to accept the other negative features. The Rotax (the carb version and somewhat the injected models) I see as semi-advanced engine. The water cooled heads allow higher compression (better fuel economy and power). Full alloy barrels and the gbox again, advance the performance criteria. I imagine dual carbs goes into that mix as well. A modern engine. Well, I don't think there is one. The turbo and injected 915 would have to be closest I guess....injected, turboed, gbox and water cooled heads.
  11. Yeah, got me baffled as well.. Next they'll be designing drum brakes.....great design and metallurgy. ....but in the end, well, they'd still be just "drum brakes". It's all a bit of a shame that all that effort went into producing what looks (as in visually) like a great engine but just underperforms in nearly every aspect. I can't fathom why you would get an ex Continental employee involved. It's like getting a designer of the Holden HQ on board for your new car...lol. I so wish Honda would make a competing engine to the Rotax, just out of spite and in response to it's absurd pricing. (Monopoly) Including the same mounting points. I imagine a "junior" design team, using Honda's data base, could knock up a 100hp engine in a few months. They wouldn't even have to use advanced or current technology to beat Rotax in EVERY preformance level. Rotax marketing must totally dumbfounded why no one has had a serious crack at the crown ..... for over 20 yrs. DESPITE the purchase price and DESPITE the hundreds of percent markup on parts.... most being off the shelf commercial/industrial/automotive products.
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    Make quality labels for your panel and instruments! One DYMO Label maker and four black and white tape cartridges. (12mm x 7m each) Different colour tapes can be purchased. As new in box with manual. Never used. Just the tapes by themselves valued at over $80 ($20 each). Works with PC or Mac.... $93.50 delivered.

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    6 x pieces of 31mm to 34mm size. 4 x pieces of 37mm to 40mm size. $28.50 including postage.

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  14. I know they charge $22 for an endorsement. Can't remember if I was charged that for my last BFR...