Packard Merlin Maintenance - today

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  1. drgondog

    drgondog Well-Known Member

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    for those that are interested....

    The Eternal Merlin: What It Takes to Keep a P-51 Engine Turning


    It is interesting to note that some of the parts that are difficult to
    find are being manufactured by Jack Rousch of NASCAR's Jack Rousch
    Racing. Jack owns a P-51 or two.

    You will love the opening sound clip - at least if you don't pee sitting down.
     
  2. Aaron Brooks Wolters

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    That was interesting...thnks
     
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    enjoyed that
     
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    Very cool! :cool:
     
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    Very cool!

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    Thank you Bill! Very interesting although I havenĀ“t got it all...
    Will have to practice my American English yet :)
     
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    Thank you, both for that particular program and for showing us a very interesting web site!

    CD
     
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    I was lucky enough to attend the "Gathering of Legends" Mustang airshow in Columbus Ohio in 2007. As I walked through the gate, one was in the air. I had seen many on static display at airshows before, but never like this. Anyways as I walked through the gate, one was in the air. I had goose-bumps, the hair on my body felt like it was standing up. I think I wanted to cry. You could walk down the flight line,( some 70+ Mustangs and other warbirds including the P-38 Glacier Girl ) where a Mustang was just parked after flying. You could touch it, feel the heat from the engine. It was just so incredible. That sound clip brought those memories back. Very real. Thanks for posting this link!!!!!!!
     
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