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Old 07-09-2007, 05:36 PM
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Columbus, IN
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Indeed, Tom - I saw a Dake press just this morning here around the diesel works.....

Originally Posted by Tom Schiffer View Post
Alan: dunno if the press people made the engine for the BELLE, but they have seemingly made presses for many more years than I've been around. They built those arbor presses on the rack and pinion principle. They were seemingly in every shop when I was a kid. Does the Dake engine still exist, or did it meet its fate with the junk man. I surely miss the doctor on the port side of the engine room but I'm sure the loss of weight in the aft end is not missed. Where does the good doctor live in retirement?
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