As I walked up to the machine shop, Sam Thompson approached me and said, "Hey, you missed all the fun!"
The crew had removed the pistons from engines no. 1 and 2 in short order.
"I need to take them out anyway," Sam said. Dirt and shavings would fall into the cylinders when he shapes the valves this fall.
Sam left the no. 3 piston installed for the moment
An inside view of engine no. 1.
Sam is getting ready to fit another piece to his valve shaper.