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    Popshot replied to the thread Drypod 2.
    I'm definitely putting something on the wood. My initial thoughts are some truck bed liner. Tough and waterproof though I'm unsure how...
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    Popshot replied to the thread Adjustable swb.
    The Mk1 eyeball is easily enough to make any trike or bike. Tack and whack has served me well for years.
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    Yes - I think you are correct in that those weak suspension units are little more than keeping it upright when left. Perhaps the one...
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    Popshot replied to the thread Drypod 2.
    Added the main rear bracing. It doesn't look much but this really makes a massive difference to the load on the wood. Bouncing on the...
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    Popshot replied to the thread Ed's 'StreetRunner' Quad Build.
    Soft copper was used on cars for decades. Cunifer (copper and nickel alloy Cu + Ni) has superceeded it in most automotive applications...
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    The suspension units are very interesting in that it appears to be two units rather than one. Other pictures show zero suspension units...
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    Unless I'm mistaken that one isn't really a leaner. It will lean to some degree due to suspension give but that suspension is largely...
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    Popshot replied to the thread Drypod 2.
    Rear wheel part way in:- I say part way as there's a brace to weld in between the two suspension mounting plates. As the suspension...
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    There's quite a number of ways of achieving this. This one balances just like any bike:- and here's one I made earlier:-...
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    Popshot replied to the thread Drypod 2.
    Got the seat in. Surprisingly that has taken me a good 5 hours to achieve. I expected less. You can see that the lower mount sits right...
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    Popshot replied to the thread Warrior build Questions.
    No reason why not. You could ask for more donors via Freecycle. I've had several via that site.
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    Popshot replied to the thread Drypod 2.
    A coincidence you should post that picture Paul. I was just pondering that very vehicle earlier. I was especially considering the pedal...
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    Popshot replied to the thread Drypod 2.
    One wooden chassis. About 8 hours from first cut to this. Everything came out of one sheet of 8' x 4' x 12mm plywood so not...
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    Popshot replied to the thread Drypod 2.
    I've started cutting the plywood and it looks damned flimsy to me, especially with some go faster holes cut in it. Once it's screwed and...
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    Popshot replied to the thread Drypod 2.
    Lots of rivnuts and steel bolts could add up to a lot of weight. Have you considered nylon nuts and bolts? If they're only holding...
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