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Offline PL2112

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Fruitful rainy afternoon in the workshop
« on: October 17, 2016, 04:15:41 PM »
I hate the unfinished holes for the swinging arm spindle and engine mounting bolts.
As it was a rainy day yesterday I spent the time in my workshop making these.
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Re: Fruitful rainy afternoon in the workshop
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2016, 09:18:36 PM »
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Nylon stuff ?, ive thought of maybe doing something about these too but not sure about the design...
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Re: Fruitful rainy afternoon in the workshop
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2016, 08:35:57 AM »
Hi Gatso

Yes, Delrin.
I drew them on CAD first so I can send you the drawings if you want?

The plugs for the swinging arm spindle use a piece of 6mm diameter alloy rod that goes through the hole in the spindle.  It has an M6 thread at either end and the plugs are tapped M6.  The 6 small holes you can see in the face are for a pin spanner to tighten them.

The smaller plugs use another piece internally with an o-ring that is squashed and hence expands as you tighten the screw.

I'm working on some for the holes at the very bottom too, but they have a very sharp angle.

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Re: Fruitful rainy afternoon in the workshop
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2016, 09:54:04 AM »
Very neat.

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Re: Fruitful rainy afternoon in the workshop
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2016, 08:18:13 PM »
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Ah, a gezza who know his manufacturing, impressed however a tad above my station, i'm more of a hammer guy or go buy guy   :034: 
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