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Barrel type?
« on: 05.10. 2009 13:21 »
Hi chaps,

Do all A10 barrels have the little cut outs in the top fin?

Cheers Spyke
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Re: Barrel type?
« Reply #1 on: 05.10. 2009 15:20 »
It would be darn difficult to get the rocker box on and off without them.

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Re: Barrel type?
« Reply #2 on: 21.10. 2009 14:54 »
Oops! Spyke stated cutouts in the top fin of the barrels; I misread and was thinking cylinder head.
The spares book shows such cutouts. Their purpose is to provide clearance for the exhaust pipe finned collar.

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Re: Barrel type?
« Reply #3 on: 21.10. 2009 16:49 »
Early Rigid/plunger barrels don't have them.
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Re: Barrel type?
« Reply #4 on: 23.10. 2009 14:53 »
Thanks, Alex.
BTW, where in NC are you?

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Re: Barrel type?
« Reply #5 on: 23.10. 2009 19:19 »
Thanks, Alex.
BTW, where in NC are you?

David

Fuquay-Varina, just south of Raleigh, you?
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