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  • Building a Front Wheel Drive recumbent lowracer - England

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    Ian W. Swindells (forum member swizz69) always wanted a recumbent bicycle. Researching online brought him to the AtomicZombie builders forum. After learning about the Warrior Tadpole Trike, Swindells was motivated to design and build a Front Wheel Drive recumbent lowracer. In a feature article for the AZ newsletter, Swindells discusses the project and the challenges along the way. Read his story>>
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    1. The Cat's Avatar
      The Cat -
      Have you seen the pedal-powered Escargot boat that could be used as a narrow canal boat? Think it is from an American boat builder. I may have copied the article sometime last year or the year before this would be a project a family could tackle. Over the weekend I may have a change to look for the article and post on forum.
    1. jrich's Avatar
      jrich -
      Did the turning wheel cause trouble with the drive chain and the chain bending?
    1. darnthedog's Avatar
      darnthedog -
      Quote Originally Posted by jrich View Post
      Did the turning wheel cause trouble with the drive chain and the chain bending?
      This article was frolm 2 years ago and you may not get a responce. Plus it was an article not a posting so it may not have been a member of the site. Just an FYI
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    stormbird

    Re: Welding injuries to eyes

    Do some research

    IIRC ALL welding helmets have a UV filter that stops arc eye whether the auto darkening works or not.

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    stormbird Today, 09:17 AM Go to last post
    FrankCrank

    Re: Tour-ettes trike syndrome.

    ....I must say, that looks too good to be going to the knackers yard......

    FrankCrank Yesterday, 08:53 PM Go to last post
    FrankCrank

    Re: Welding injuries to eyes

    ....I did experience arc-eye many years back, on a few occasions, and it's not a pleasant thing at all. I use a flip mask for all my TIG welding, and

    FrankCrank Yesterday, 08:50 PM Go to last post
    darnthedog

    Re: Welding injuries to eyes

    First off- Welding will still burn your eyes if your not careful. Best advice I can give is use a Name brand Helmet Lincoln or Miller make great helmets.

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