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    Thank You ... I was able to use Google for a complete explanation .....

    Bob..
     
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    wasn't the six developed by barney navarro for an indy car?
     
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    Honest boss, ya gotta get that up button fixed!
     
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    They told him not to wear that tie near a fan blade! Skärmavbild 2018-06-12 kl. 20.01.00.png
     
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  21. Been to the top !!! Most of the parts were manufactured by Struthers Wells Co in Warren PA
     
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    I believe it is the end of the steam ram, the device that is propelling the planes to catapult them of the deck. Hot steam, so hence the rust.

    Sent from my hand held online shouting device.
     
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    Too much... hot rod and hot rod wrecker! Gary
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    Been up there also, a pretty cool structure and stainless to boot, my favorite metal.

    Pat
     
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  25. gnichols
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    Hey shipmate! I did the last cruise, or "The Last Ride" as we called it on the Ranger. CVIC was my home.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Ranger_(CV-61).
    She recently moved from conservation to the scrapper in Texas. Gary
     
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    Read the story of them building it. When they were to put in the last piece the two sides were off, maybe 4 inches. They waited for the sun to shine on one side and hosed down the other with a fire hose to cool it off and proceeded to bolt it together when it aligned.
     
  28. 1934coupe
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    I heard a similar thing, it was off a few inches and I read or heard they had cabled/come-a-longed it. In any case it was built from both sides and to be that close when built is incredible.

    Pat
     
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    Here's a newer picture I found of this place.

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    I was doing a check ride in a C172 when we saw her being towed up channel in Puget Sound. The check pilot would not let me do a touch-n-go, saying the ensuing paperwork from the FAA, USCG, USN and others would frighten him. It was tempting though...
     
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