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Offline Jeff McBrayer

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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #240 on: May 06, 2016, 12:15:55 PM »
I wonder if Richard Clark has any factory road racers or parts.

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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #241 on: May 07, 2016, 09:03:25 AM »
what  engine used the  40 mm  round cylinder? These should be in the Bridgestone art museum in Tokyo..next to the other art works  Mr Bridgestone collected

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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #242 on: May 09, 2016, 06:04:48 AM »
Ha - Nice call Slawscomb!

I remember that Johnny Cash song. I haven't heard it for a while, but I fancy there was a neat twist in tail somewhere in the last verse- I just can't remember what it was.

In answer to Paul's question, I suspect it was probably for the EJR1 (the single cylinder predecessor to the ELR2/3 50 twins). The only pics I've seen of the EJR1 suggest it was an air-cooled motor, but maybe the factory experimented with water-cooling before they designed the 50 twins. P:erhaps Kotaro has more info?

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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #243 on: May 27, 2016, 09:41:59 AM »
A while back, we saw a BS factory jumpsuit and now here are some pics of a factory hat.....

http://yahoo.aleado.com/lot?auctionID=q118343744
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #244 on: May 27, 2016, 09:49:34 AM »
Apparently, there were 2 styles of work caps...  :o

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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #245 on: June 16, 2016, 11:46:03 PM »
Hate getting your hands greasy working on the ol' bike....
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #246 on: June 17, 2016, 12:41:23 AM »
Trying to decide if they'd look better dirty!?  ;D
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« Reply #247 on: August 18, 2016, 07:18:45 PM »
For the well dressed man....
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« Reply #248 on: August 19, 2016, 09:25:51 AM »
Hate getting your hands greasy working on the ol' bike....
The white gloves remind me of one of the field engineers that we had at the company I used to work for. We went out to install instrumentation, run tests, collect data, solve technical issues and otherwise climb all over large off-highway equipment. Most wore dark blue coveralls, but one guy always showed up in white coveralls.  When he walked in, they always knew he wasn't planning on doing any real work. He'd just tell the local mechanics what he wanted them to do and stood around while they did all the work.
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #249 on: August 19, 2016, 11:25:29 AM »
aka Management. ;D ;) ;D
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« Reply #250 on: August 19, 2016, 11:38:55 AM »
aka Management. ;D ;) ;D
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Down here in the Rio Grande Valley, I usually see 4-5 managers standing in the shade while the "employee" is sweat'n away in the ditch!  :o
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #251 on: December 13, 2016, 10:43:01 AM »
Let's go sit down, have a drink and discuss this........
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #252 on: December 13, 2016, 01:05:46 PM »
I bet the glasses were originally a set of four.  :'(
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #253 on: December 13, 2016, 02:47:39 PM »
Mike - fill those glasses and Bert and I will join you for some BS discussions.
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #254 on: December 13, 2016, 02:59:06 PM »
Wait, does he get to drink all three, or do we need to do a roadtrip?
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #255 on: December 13, 2016, 08:49:24 PM »
Road trip. We can look for that coral snake while we are there.
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #256 on: December 14, 2016, 11:30:44 AM »
Road trip. We can look for that coral snake while we are there.

If you find that coral snake, he's all yours.... I hear they make great pets!
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #257 on: September 23, 2017, 11:47:53 AM »
Nice sign that never made it to these shores...

http://yahoo.aleado.com/lot?auctionID=j451483501
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