The discussion of engine parts has expanded to include the crankshaft which is encased in the lower engine block. That seems monstrously heavy to move, and I’m wondering if it should be taken out and shipped separately. Gerry Weinstein recommends I put in call to Gary Matthews, a specialist on vintage engines, and ask him to come look at the Whalen’s damaged crank. He’s running an old locomotive in NJ, he worked on tugs in
A revised estimate from Stabbert comes in. I can’t do boo about it.
After months of negotiating about
I tell Stabbert I need to get past 12/6 before I can think about parts.
They accept that. Unbelieveable. Thank god.