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Re: [Fot] The good, the bad, ...

To: Mark J Bradakis <>
Subject: Re: [Fot] The good, the bad, ...
From: Bill Babcock <>
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 2010 17:14:17 -1000
Really you should just take them out. They are dangerous and they always
break--it's just a matter of when
On Dec 18, 2010, at 3:00 PM, Mark J Bradakis wrote:

> And of course the ugly, like going to the store to get a few more
> items for dinner and coming back to find some unknown dimwit
> ran into your fence.  What fun.  It is cold, dark and rainy, I'll look
> at it tomorrow, it may not be too difficult to fix.
> The Good - Totally unexpected to me I found an FOT grill badge
> in my PO Box.  Now I see why folks have been praising it.  It is
> very nice.  It is so nice to get tokens of appreciation for the work
> I put into Team.Net.
> The Bad - One FOT person who does not appreciate the way I've handled
> things is Rob, the one who sent out the message about the Weber carbs.
> He is well within his rights to drag me to the town square and throw
> me in the stocks.  We made an agreement back in August about this
> purchase.  The crash I had with the CRV should have delayed the
> shipment no more than a week or two while my leg healed.  As he
> said, it is now 4 months.  I have no valid reason for such a delay, but
> can offer all sorts of lame excuses.  Sad to say this is not the first
> time such pointless procrastination on my part has been involved in
> parts dealings with FOT folks.  I'd like to swear it will never happen
> again, but habit is a powerful force to overcome.  And when it comes to
> habits I have plenty of bad ones.  So it goes.
> The carbs will be on their way soon.  I need to replace the internal return
> spring on one, should not be a problem.  They are a problem if they break
> while on the car, as Tony Drews found out at Hallet a few years back.  Glad
> I was able to assist with that problem.
> Enough personal blatherings, back to Triumph racing.
> mjb.
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