Originally Posted by popsicleian
I emailed Thomson to see if they could do anything about it and they told me that they wouldn't because the crack was from overtightening of the bolts. Does this sound right? I thought these things were supposed to be renowned for their strength and durability...
Their call. And frankly they really have no responsibility at this point, it's second hand goods with an undocumented history.
How much setback do you need? If I'm reading it right, the Thompson has 16mm of setback. You can get a Kalloy with 20mm setback for $20. Just means you scooch the seat forward a little
This is Africa, 1943. War spits out its violence overhead and the sandy graveyard swallows it up. Her name is King Nine, B-25, medium bomber, Twelfth Air Force. On a hot, still morning she took off from Tunisia to bomb the southern tip of Italy. An errant piece of flak tore a hole in a wing tank and, like a wounded bird, this is where she landed, not to return on this day, or any other day.