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    tube sander

    Hi Ed, it was very simple, I turned the sanding belt inside out, slipped it over the tube I wanted to sand and drove it with a skateboard wheel that was locked up with a nut and bolt so it wouldnt spin and held the bolt in the drill chuck. By keeping outward pressure on the drill it would drive...
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    tube sander

    Greetings all, many years ago I showed a simple method of sanding tubes with an inside out sanding belt driven by an electric drill. I realise this is a very remote chance but would any of the older members have the photos from that thread? Thanks.
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    Cable Ends that won't unravel.

    What I do is clean the end and flux it. Then dip it into a copper tube that has been clamped off at the bottom and filled with silver solder and melted. ie, a little crucible of molten silver solder. This works like a charm but dont heat the cable just dip and allow to come to temperature to...
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    Ed's 'INFERNO' Trike Build

    I second that. I may not be riding them anymore but I do like seeing them.
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    Ed's 'INFERNO' Trike Build

    I've often thought of becoming a procrastinator, I might have a go some day. G'day Sir J, hows things? I cant believe how long ago it was we last spoke. At the moment we are still drying out from the floods that have devastated our state although we escaped the worst others were not so lucky. My...
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    Ed's 'INFERNO' Trike Build

    You made me go back to have a look, my earliest drawing I can find are from Oct 2010 but these are reasonably late in the designing phase. I know I was still working when I started. I think the first welding took place around Feb 2011 and they are still not done. Getting close to sand blasting...
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    Ed's 'INFERNO' Trike Build

    Hi Ed, although I'm not involved with bikes any more I cant wait to see this one finished. I think I can beat you though with my giant binocular for a project duration :ROFLMAO:
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