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How to restore your Harley-Davidson Bruce Palmer

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Post by hjans » Wed May 05, 2010 12:20 pm

Hi
I own a lot of ( digital) books,
Amongst others I already have :
1958-59 FL service ( rare??)
59-65 Duo service
61-76 part
1941-78 FL parts
1948-57 EL, FL service and parts
1959-69 Electra Duo service
Clymer Panhead service

except the one mentioned above.

I hear lots of good things about this book, so i want it in my garage !
Anyone did bother to scan it and/or owns a digital copy ?

anyone can/wants to help me ?

ehhh, why not buy ?
Over here ( Europe) a lot more expensive
and ( mostly) i prefer digital

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Re: How to restore your Harley-Davidson Bruce Palmer

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Post by kehughes » Wed Jul 20, 2011 1:22 am

I also was wondering about this also. I don't care if I technically own the book, just want the info inside. wouldn't care if it was on just regular ole printer paper. Any help out there?

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Post by CaptMike » Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:04 am

I paid the $17.xx on Google Books. You can't save or print anything. I wish they'd put it back in print.

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Post by RUBONE » Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:49 am

I personally love paper and have zero digital books. And do not care if I ever do. Nothing like thumbing through an old book for reference! I have over 700 motorcycle books not counting parts books and service manuals. Some are over 100 years old!
Just an old Luddite I guess! :mrgreen:
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Re: How to restore your Harley-Davidson Bruce Palmer

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Post by Sir_Rat » Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:33 am

Awesome collection of books Rob!! You can't get that kinda satisfaction out of digital.

Aloha...Mike

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Post by Cotten » Wed Jul 20, 2011 1:52 pm

Sir_Rat wrote:Awesome collection of books Rob!! You can't get that kinda satisfaction out of digital.

Aloha...Mike
True, Mike...

But digital are a lot easier to carry in your windshield purse, or around a swap meet!

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Post by awander » Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:56 pm

Personally, I think if a book is worth having, you oughta' pay up and let the poor slob who bothered to write it get a little bit back for his efforts.

If a book is out of print, that;s another story.

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Re: How to restore your Harley-Davidson Bruce Palmer

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Post by CaptMike » Thu Jul 21, 2011 12:13 pm

In my search for someone who says and can actually build a bottom-end I went to a shop yesterday and while talking to the guy he pulls out a copy of "How To Restore Your H-D, by Bruce Palmer" and after he tells me that a 1965 was the only year Pan with external oilers I asked him about the book. "Yea I think I paid $43.95 for that one". I tell him that they are $250.00 to $600.00 right now and out of print and his reply was, "I need to get four or five to sell then". No I didn't leave him the cases that I need a crank for.

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Post by hplhd » Thu Jul 21, 2011 11:21 pm

the guy needs to read bruces book.

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Re: How to restore your Harley-Davidson Bruce Palmer

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Post by hjans » Fri Jul 22, 2011 7:57 am

me also.
That's why i posted this post.
I did send a lot of people my digital editions, and just hoped that now i would get something ( a book! ) in return.
But.......talk......talk.......talk.
Ehh, what are we ? aA bunch of girls ?

so once more :

Someone owns a digital Bruce Palmer edition and wants to share ??

Hans

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Post by hplhd » Fri Jul 22, 2011 3:12 pm

hjans, i wish i could help but i only have the paper book.
robbie, seeing your collection(that pic is the tip of the ice burg) awhile back gave me a new appreciation for old books. wonderful collection there robbie.

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Post by awander » Fri Jul 22, 2011 4:12 pm

Google Books says the Ebook is available for $17.27.

http://books.google.com/books?id=Q-x8aL ... &q&f=false

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Post by CaptMike » Sat Jul 23, 2011 1:55 am

I bought the Google Book but you can't Share it, Print anything, Just Look or Read it.

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Re: How to restore your Harley-Davidson Bruce Palmer

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Post by awander » Sat Jul 23, 2011 2:29 am

Sure you can. It is not instantaneous, but you can do it.

Just erase all the PNG files in C:\Documents & Settings\%USERNAME%\local Settings\Temporary Internet Files.

Browse to the book with IE. Scroll through all pages-each one will be downloaded as a PNG file to teh directory above.

Copy all the PNG files out, and use Acrobat or your favorite pdf creator to combine them into a pdf.

There you are.

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