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    Re: Building a python trike Mk2

    ....drink tins cut up with scissors make excellent shims - have used for all sorts of stuff, but none of them tart related....
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    Sticky: Re: Finally, the new AZ Site is online!

    ...good luck Brad - your efforts are appreciated :)
  3. Thread: tubing size

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    Re: tubing size

    Hi gphil,
    1.5 inch square by 1/16 wall would be adequate for most builds, perhaps even overkill, but some riders are more generously proportioned than others. My builds are mostly sub 1mm wall...
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    Re: Danny's Daily Delta

    ...nice one Danny. Just watched a Youtube vid about that stuff, can also be used for cast iron, which may be of use to me sometime soon.......
  5. Re: 20" wheeled e-trikes------ the continuing story----

    Hi Emma,

    Am curious as to that seat design, which I think Brad uses in his plans, is it comfortable for any duration of use. Presumably for you the answer is yes, but have you also tried the mesh...
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    Re: A Birthday Surprise.

    ....wow - Mrs Dan is very talented - have a good 'un.....
  7. Re: Looking to build something NEW in 2019 ?

    A good idea, er, if you really have a need for such a thing.

    Looks like another 'kickstarter' type thing - hope it fairs better than the Helix titanium folding bike project. Those who committed...
  8. Re: Merry Christmas to AZ folks everywhere.

    ......and sunny greetings from over here, ho ho ho.........

    https://i.postimg.cc/Dz7hnRHT/1.jpg
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    Re: Danny's Daily Delta

    ....if they have a nuclear war the only survivors will be cockroaches and that bolt.......:evilgrin:
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    Re: Python bike......

    ....heh heh - what about bears and wolves?
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    Re: V-brake arm question

    ...heh heh, 'tiss the great thing about this hobby - always something new to learn and enjoy.

    Have become the proud owner of a couple of Raleigh R20's back in UK. On my next trip back there will...
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    Re: V-brake arm question

    ....thanx for the replies. Knew about driving on wrong side of the road over there, but different brakes is a surprise - you live and learn...
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    V-brake arm question

    Had just noticed something on a picture of a P-38 for sale.
    It appears to have a set of reversed V-brake arms, ie the noodle/cable coming in from the left, rather than the right side.
    This is...
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    Re: Anyone out there into video work?

    ....again, just about zero interest in gardening, but can appreciate all the hard work that goes in to achieve it. They have a TV show in the UK called Gardeners' World, and I avidly watch it when...
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    Re: Anyone out there into video work?

    ....heh heh - nice one. Even though I have zero interest in photography or video making, I enjoyed watching that :cheesy:
  16. Re: Bike building Days are probably over. (R.I.P. our dear friend)

    RIP DTD - gonna miss your openness and willingness to help all on this wonderful forum.

    Some of you may have known a character by the name of Jimbo over on BROL - he also passed away recently. I...
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    Re: A ride was enjoyed.

    ..thanks for sharing guys - great story.

    Enjoying a few weeks holiday here in Blighty, weather terrific this time. We have some great beach locations over in Thailand, but there's something quite...
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    Re: Danny's Daily Delta

    Hey Danny,

    You seem to have wandered a little off target with the welds there. Sometimes the arc can drift, and you have to kinda force it back where you want it - be masterful!

    Did you put a...
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    Re: Danny's Daily Delta

    .....look at the state of your workshop. No playing over at the park till you clear it all up :mad:
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    Re: Danny's Daily Delta

    ....I often leave joints half welded on my bike projects, but then again I'm not sure of where this piece is intended to be on yours. Something inside the round tube to act as a heat-sink might have...
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    Re: Danny's Daily Delta

    .....didn't notice the packing piece. If it was left a bit proud along where you were going to weld, then I'd say no filler needed, just a sort of weave after initial pool formed, side to side as you...
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    Re: Danny's Daily Delta

    Hi Danny,

    I'm in a picky kinda mood this morning...........so there :evilgrin:.

    The elephant in the room on that first picture is the crack along that capping plate. Not structural I know, but...
  23. Re: The last potatoe crisp ( tadpole flavour )

    Hi Emma,

    So sorry to hear of your recent loss - never easy losing a parent.

    I do hope your plans in the future for a new workshop all work out.

    Thoughts are with you - Frank.
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    LWB - Converting OSS(ASS) to USS

    .....heh heh, gotta love those TLA's.

    Well now, been running my easy rider LWB for a couple of years now in it's current guise, but fancied a change. Must admit the high rise bars win on looks,...
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    Re: The Crane - tandem tadpole -

    I don't have access to double butted tube, but effectively do the same thing using short inserts where the join is. Can be seen here on some handlebars I made recently:
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