Author Topic: Thread Drift  (Read 3043 times)

Offline Lin

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 5281
  • 1965 MC-5a
Thread Drift
« on: November 15, 2017, 09:42:55 AM »
I am starting this as a new thread to avoid extreme thread drift.  I do not think that a drifting thread is necessarily a bad thing.  There have been many times when I have skipped reading a topic because I did not find it applicable to my needs.  However, when I see that that same thread seems to go on longer than it should, I take a look at it.  Many times, after the initial question is dealt with, these threads drift a bit into all sorts of interesting areas.  So I believe that a little drift not only can be a good thing, but adds to the depth of the community (dare I use the word "organic" here?).
You don't have to believe everything you think.

Offline luvrbus

  • Gold Donor
  • Hero Member
  • *
  • Posts: 20208
Re: Thread Drift
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2017, 09:58:16 AM »
I too think it is good the problem is though the search function here is not that great anyways and it screws with a person asking a specific question but it's there just takes a more searching     
Life is short drink the good wine first

Offline Nick Badame Refrig/ACC

  • 1989, MCI 102C3, 8V92T, HT740, 06' conversion FMCA# F-27317-S "Wife- 1969 Italian/German Style"
  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 4968
  • Nick & Michelle Badame
    • Nick Badame Refrigeration LLC
Re: Thread Drift
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2017, 10:20:29 AM »


 Thread Drifting... Humm? Sounds like a fun sport! :)
Whatever it takes!-GITIT DONE! 
Commercial Refrigeration- Ice machines- Heating & Air/ Atlantic Custom Coach Inc.
Master Mason- Cannon Lodge #104
https://www.facebook.com/atlanticcustomcoach
www.atlanticcustomcoach.com

Offline luvrbus

  • Gold Donor
  • Hero Member
  • *
  • Posts: 20208
Re: Thread Drift
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2017, 10:28:10 AM »
LOL I remember when people would catch flax for double posting on 2 different boards with the same question 
Life is short drink the good wine first

Offline lvmci

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1539
Re: Thread Drift
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2017, 11:57:19 AM »
Is this the same as sliding around parking lot corners while texting on your phone?
MCI 102C3 8V92, Allison HT740
Formally MCI5A 8V71 Allison MT643

Offline gumpy

  • Some Assembly Required
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 4113
  • Slightly modified 1982 MC9
    • bus.gumpydog.com
Re: Thread Drift
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2017, 12:18:55 PM »
It's like drifting around corners in your bus, but doesn't require ice, like the bus does.
Craig Shepard
Located in Minnesquito

http://bus.gumpydog.com - "Some Assembly Required"

Offline Jeremy

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 2214
  • 1987 Bedford Plaxton
    • Magazine Exchange
Re: Thread Drift
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2017, 01:45:24 PM »
I think in engineering a "drift" is a tapered tool that you drive into a hole in order to enlarge it. Thread drift must be then tapping a thread into that enlarged hole I guess..

Jeremy


A shameless plug for my business - visit www.magazineexchange.co.uk for back issue magazines - thousands of titles covering cars, motorbikes, aircraft, railways, boats, modelling etc. You'll find lots of interest, although not much covering American buses sadly.

Offline brmax

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 604
Re: Thread Drift
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2017, 02:09:48 PM »
Its ok by me. Many times these post get really bogged down like compost, so in need of a flip or stir.
As we all know sometimes there can be a wiff! Of somethin and other times the stir just drifts away.

Good day
Floyd
1992 MC9
6V92
Allison

Offline oltrunt

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 542
  • A fine BCM outting
Re: Thread Drift
« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2017, 06:05:05 PM »
I think its like when the thread unravels and lets your zipper loose?  Right?

Offline Ed Hackenbruch

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 2732
Re: Thread Drift
« Reply #9 on: November 15, 2017, 07:10:09 PM »
I have been using 10w-40w oil, is that ok?  ;D
Used to own a 1968 MCI 5A with 8V71 and Allison MT644 transmission.

Offline gumpy

  • Some Assembly Required
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 4113
  • Slightly modified 1982 MC9
    • bus.gumpydog.com
Re: Thread Drift
« Reply #10 on: November 15, 2017, 07:12:42 PM »
I have been using 10w-40w oil, is that ok?  ;D


Well, sure. It's a time proven flavor in oil. I usually cook one side of the fish and flip it and then cook the other side because I don't like deep frying.
« Last Edit: November 15, 2017, 08:55:39 PM by gumpy »
Craig Shepard
Located in Minnesquito

http://bus.gumpydog.com - "Some Assembly Required"

Offline oltrunt

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 542
  • A fine BCM outting
Re: Thread Drift
« Reply #11 on: November 15, 2017, 07:19:44 PM »
Thread drift on steroids I'd say!

Offline CrabbyMilton

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1100
Re: Thread Drift
« Reply #12 on: November 16, 2017, 03:50:14 AM »
I don't know if the server can take all of this.
May a weird computer salesman show your sister his hard drive.

Offline sledhead

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 983
Re: Thread Drift
« Reply #13 on: November 16, 2017, 04:28:24 AM »
myself      I like coffee over tea

dave
dave , karen
1990 mci 102c  6v92 ta ht740  kit,living room slide .... sold
2000 featherlite vogue vantare 550 hp cat
 home base huntsville ontario canada

Offline CrabbyMilton

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1100
Re: Thread Drift
« Reply #14 on: November 16, 2017, 05:17:44 AM »
So do you like the old Darin or new Darin on BEWITCHED?
But I really think it would be neat if FORD reintroduced the FLATHEAD but add ECOBOOST.
But honestly, I think MAXWELLHOUSE and FOLGERS are good.
« Last Edit: November 16, 2017, 05:25:06 AM by CrabbyMilton »