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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

R65 Heads update...

The heads just came back from Peter Bombar, all clean and spiffy, and holding perfect vacuum:

Refurbed head from the R65 - ready to install

These absolutely look great, and hold perfect vacuum. Ready to rock n' roll!

Friday, May 23, 2014

Distillery Tour...

So yesterday, Pillion and I enjoyed a tour and tasting at the Top of the Hill Distillery in Chapel Hill, NC.  The tour was given to us by my eldest daughter as a birthday gift to me.
Top of the Hill, which also operates a brewery at its restaurant site, now manages a distillery offsite, creating award winning Vodka, Gin, Whiskey and Moonshine using only Organic wheat for their mash. Here are a few pics from the tour and tasting:

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Like clockwork?

Two early memories involving any mechanical aptitude I have involve my perpetual job of being the flashlight holder for my Dad, (once while he destroyed a Holley carburetor with a ball-peen hammer because it assumedly wasn't installing itself correctly)...and a mantle clock...