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    Re: Building a recumbent trike in Berlin,Germany

    I wish you every success with the test ride, but there will be things you will alter, after all its a prototype and you are your own test pilot, be safe, dont take risks the ground is very...
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    Re: Danny's Daily Delta

    Just remember that TIG brazing rods are different to gas brazing rods,
    very handy for making nice fillet joints too
    John
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    Re: A Birthday Surprise.

    Now how special is that Dan, imortalised in oil, beat being deep fried I guess LOL
    have a great day
    John
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    Re: Tall bike child transporter or Velomobile

    Hi Alex,
    You have lots of fancies, A tall bike ( 2 wheeler , you may get on a train, a trike you wont)
    A machine you can carry your kids on having no welding experience, Really ?
    A fast machine,...
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    Re: Danny's Daily Delta

    That is looking very classy Dan, I like how you have adapted the Eland sheet to your needs
    John
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    Re: My Electric Tourer

    https://i.postimg.cc/ZqsHC8mV/DSC00141.jpg

    https://i.postimg.cc/h4MK5hSc/DSC00145.jpg
    any help to you
  7. Re: Accurate 3d model of warrior recumbent trike?

    there is no reason for the wheels to be in a different place by simply compensating for the differing tube sizes, the cutting jigs are a great idea but more use would be welding jigs, just because...
  8. Re: Bike building Days are probably over.

    How thoughtfull of Bruce to want us to know of his passing,he will be missed
    John
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    Re: A ride was enjoyed.

    I have to say Frank, I felt duty bound to travel from sophisticated Sussex( Brighton Marina and my gin palace) to the wilder regions an see how the local trike riders cope, given afew centuries I...
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    Re: A ride was enjoyed.

    It was a really good ride, made a change to ride next to a different bit of water !!!!! the weather was ideal an as you may see we used helmets, not so much from the safety aspect but for the cam...
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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...
  25. 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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