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    Re: Danny's Daily Delta

    So the queen is dead, long live the queen, unless there is a resurection
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    Re: fixing BB7's mounts - driving me potty !!!

    Hi Paul,
    I assume (dangerous thing to do) that this is for the new Python
    what are you trying to achieve, to have the pads in the same position on the disc relative to axle or symmetry of the...
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    Re: Building a python trike

    So
    Paul,
    What is the next expedition and where ?
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    Re: Building a python trike Mk2

    As a machine to be ridden its probably the worst example of a python possible, am glad to be shot of it,nice idea poorly executed.
    regards
    John
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    Re: Building a python trike Mk2

    Of course this may be of no use whatsoever from a know nothing , but my Flyke ppg had a similar angle of pivot which was almost in line with the rear of your seat, it was a pig to steer, really heavy...
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    Re: EMT tube bender options

    just worth a mention, the EMT bender from the states is for EMT and 3/4" is actually 0.920 " OD, DannyC got caught out on this. am sure they do this style of bender in many sizes other than nominal...
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    Re: Tour-ettes trike syndrome.

    Hi DannyC
    might I suggest you have a word with my local mentor Twinkle regarding welding thick to thin metal, she has a wealth of experience and is willing to help others
    regards
    john
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    Re: custom build welding help

    am sorry to hear of your limitations bctech , Will second the idea of welding classes or try hook up with another AZer in your local area, there are alternatives, nuts and bolts or rivets, if you...
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    Re: custom build welding help

    thats one question, you want someone else to do the welding for you, my advice is do as others here do and buy a welder and take time to LEARN, it will pay dividends and you will have a new skill
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    Re: Tour-ettes trike syndrome.

    Well done Dan, welds look good, and welding thick to thin is not easy, hats off to you for making it look good
    regards
    John
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    Re: Building a python trike Mk2

    Very neat Paul, you wasnt a henginear in a previous life was you
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    Re: Tour-ettes trike syndrome.

    As a self confessed engineer and not a hacker, I use friction on my mid drive change just to be able to listen to the chain running smoothly above the sound of 633 squadron at full blast, I like the...
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    Re: Peerless Differential

    regarding diffs on delta trikes, if you feel turning in one direction is easier than the other then yoru steering geometry is wrong or the camber of the road is playing a part you cant look at one...
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    Re: Tour-ettes trike syndrome.

    this is a most interesting thread and from the little I know rather novel, as a know nothing on these matters I would suggest Dan talks to Emma( twinkle)she seems to be the most knowledgeable in...
  15. Re: Warrior Trike needs strengthening when converting to electric

    While i know very little about the warrior in it E form, i would suggest you use the largest diameter pulley you can fit, the bigger the the pulley the more chain is in contact reducing noise and...
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    Re: Welding injuries to eyes

    You dont say what helmet style you have, if it a variable shade self darkening one then as Em says start dark until your happy, also wind up the bright up delay timer, these helmets are like tools...
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    Re: Project X , emma's folding e-trike

    I am the person guilty of making the hinge, and will be happy to make drawings available of my hinge on the Frame I made for Emma
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    Re: Project X , emma's folding e-trike

    As a cross thread reply Emma , surely every home built trike is different, I see no point in stating the obvious
    regards
    John
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    Re: Atomic Zombie's velomobile

    The problem with 1/16th ply is the cost, its usually aircraft grade in any good size i.e. 8 x 4 foot

    regards
    John,
    builder of exceeding scabby trikes
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    Re: Tour-ettes trike syndrome.

    As you know Frank fatigue is always on the edge of the weld area, look at any exhaust box break,on thin wall tube I waft a flame over the area in the hope of a degree of normalising the area, its...
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    Re: Interesting new tire technology

    Now being an old fossil i recall this was done with wooden tires steel rims and springs in France circa1940, re inventing the wheel comes to mind
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    Re: The Never ending Story of Three Go Dutch

    Cant think of anything I have forgotten so time to hit the road and begin another Dutch adventure, first stop at Dans to make sure all his wheels are on :laugh3: then an early start tomorrow morning...
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    Re: The Never ending Story of Three Go Dutch

    Not sure if Ratty mentioned it but we have new T shirts for this jolly Paul, rather fetching orange with nice logo, i have added a few minor mods to the trike, nothing earth shattering but may help
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    Re: The Never ending Story of Three Go Dutch

    Unlike some last year, i have no need to advertise my LONG load
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    Re: The Never ending Story of Three Go Dutch

    Only one large reflector ? I have 3 on my humble trike not that I think of it as bling, thats the underseat lighting so you northern types knows where the sun shines from
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