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    JonHylands replied to the thread Jon's Warrior Build.
    So, I finished one of the front axle mounts tonight: Its not perfect by any stretch, but it should be strong enough. A coat of paint...
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    JonHylands replied to the thread Jon's Warrior Build.
    So after I 3D printed the piece, I decided I didn't want to spring for a 17/32 drill bit or a 5/8-11 tap which I'm not likely to ever...
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    JonHylands replied to the thread Jon's Warrior Build.
    Here's the CAD model I whipped up, and just started printing. The holes are sized so I can tap them with a 5/8-11 tap (which I will have...
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    JonHylands replied to the thread Jon's Warrior Build.
    Here's one of the spacers in the hub: And here's the setup, with a 3' long piece of 5/8" threaded stock: I don't think I'll be...
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    JonHylands replied to the thread Jon's Warrior Build.
    It's not a huge one, can print about 8" x 8" x 8" 20cm x 20 cm x 20 cm). Those tubes are only 10 cm long.
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    JonHylands replied to the thread Jon's Warrior Build.
    Here's the jig for the front wheels: That puts the center of the tires 30" apart. These are the two hub spacers I am 3D printing...
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    JonHylands replied to the thread Jon's Warrior Build.
    That's a great idea - I will definitely look into doing that as well. Even if I can't find M20, I can find something smaller, and 3D...
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    JonHylands replied to the thread Jon's Warrior Build.
    I'm working on a jig to hold the front tires in place while I figure out the cut and weld angles for the front arms. I already made one...
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    JonHylands replied to the thread Jon's Warrior Build.
    That's actually not a bad idea. I have to chuck up the bolt in the lathe and take off a few thousandths near the head of the bolt - they...
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    JonHylands replied to the thread Jon's Warrior Build.
    Here are some closeups... First, showing the clearance (or lack thereof) between the disc rotor and the axle mounting tab: Second...
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    JonHylands replied to the thread Jon's Warrior Build.
    Yeah, the spacer pushes on the side of the rotating inner race on the bearing, which is what is supposed to happen. On the outer wheel...
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    JonHylands replied to the thread Jon's Warrior Build.
    No, I removed it from the other side. I need the clearance that the spacer provides on the rotor side - otherwise, the rotor would hit...
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    JonHylands replied to the thread Jon's Warrior Build.
    Some more random welding bits tonight... First, setup to start welding the 14.5 degree angle for the steering system: I've welded...
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    Check out this video: Solar powered bicycle with unlimited range - Sun Biker
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    JonHylands replied to the thread Jon's Warrior Build.
    Yeah, my manager at work is a bicycle enthusiast, and he lent me his tools for it.
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