The Potential of Propolis for Beekeepers

“Nobody ever ask about that!” Daniel Sullivan, owner of Shipwreck Honey in Seattle, says his gleaming impishly behind black plastic-frame glasses. I beam with equal enthusiasm; I’ve been on a quest for the magical elixir, searching farmers markets from the UK to Canada and California. Looking over his shoulder with a conspiratorial grin, Sullivan jabs … Read more

Potential Lawn-Boy tweaks – hand-lap reed, double crank seals, crankcase stuffing

TheDodgeGuy wrote: “You could also do some work to the transfer ports, perhaps grinding a little “booster” port on the top edge so the piston would uncover this part first, and get a high velocity stream going before the rest of the port was Uncovered. Model engines have done this for decades with considerable increases … Read more