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not really a bike

Post by fabiostar » Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:14 am

well as a lot of you know i spend a fair time making flywheels for storms, my wee lathe is great for it but like men do, i always wanted a bigger one :lol: :lol:

so lets rip the ass out of it..

welcome to a 2 ton Drummond ship lathe. how im gona get it into the cave? who knows :eek2 but itl go in.. had a wee check to see how its running with a test bar in it and its running proper straight and true and payed a snip for it from a guy who really didint know what he had..



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she maybe aint pretty yet but pretty dont make straight things. my wee Drummond atm can take upto about 8" dia, this bad boy with the drio bed cab take upto 17" dia.... :clap: :clap:
the older i get,the faster i was :lol:

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Re: not really a bike

Post by tony.mon » Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:27 am

17" diameter?
You planning on making lightened flywheels for Harley's?
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Re: not really a bike

Post by kenmoore » Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:19 am

Jeezus Fabio,

That is a big unit !

Looking forward to what you can do with it.

Even though I am on the other side down under I bet you could turn up some great items with that.

Show us what that big boy can do !
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Re: not really a bike

Post by MacV2 » Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:55 pm

kenmoore wrote:
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:19 am
Jeezus Fabio,

That is a big unit !

Looking forward to what you can do with it.

Even though I am on the other side down under I bet you could turn up some great items with that.

Show us what that big boy can do !
Dont give him ideas Kenmoore...! 8O


























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Re: not really a bike

Post by fabiostar » Sat Nov 10, 2018 5:08 pm

lmfao, i cant wait to get this big girl going :lol: :lol:
the older i get,the faster i was :lol:

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Re: not really a bike

Post by sirch345 » Sat Nov 10, 2018 6:40 pm

WOW what a beast, good find Rob 8) :clap:

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Re: not really a bike

Post by lloydie » Sat Nov 10, 2018 7:50 pm

You can make your own wheels now

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Re: not really a bike

Post by fabiostar » Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:19 pm

lloydie wrote:
Sat Nov 10, 2018 7:50 pm
You can make your own wheels now Image
iv already been asked that lol :eek2

so day 3 of the move, jesus wept.. i had to build two ramps. cut a lathe shape hole in the rear door and use a winch to get the dam thing into the new part of the cave :eek2 :eek2 ..

shes gona be like a fat girl, not pretty to look at but shes a goer :clap: :clap:
the older i get,the faster i was :lol:

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Re: not really a bike

Post by tony.mon » Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:11 pm

Tell you what you could make, Titanium hero blobs for the footrests, they would leave a lovely spray of white sparks and you could make longer ones for the less progressive group....
It's not falling off, it's an upgrade opportunity.

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Re: not really a bike

Post by fabiostar » Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:18 pm

tony.mon wrote:
Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:11 pm
Tell you what you could make, Titanium hero blobs for the footrests, they would leave a lovely spray of white sparks and you could make longer ones for the less progressive group....
actually a good idea lol

well tonight i got the fat bastid of the dolly and onto the ground, nightmare using 3 trolly jacks and 2 railway sleepers but shes in. no i can finish building the cave round it :clap: :clap:
the older i get,the faster i was :lol:

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Re: not really a bike

Post by sirch345 » Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:10 pm

fabiostar wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:18 pm

well tonight i got the fat bastid of the dolly and onto the ground, nightmare using 3 trolly jacks and 2 railway sleepers but shes in. no i can finish building the cave round it :clap: :clap:
Well done :clap: :clap: that couldn't have been easy.

I hope your toes are okay :wink:

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Re: not really a bike

Post by tony.mon » Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:18 pm

Selling the railway sleepers?
It's not falling off, it's an upgrade opportunity.

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Re: not really a bike

Post by Dickiebig » Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:40 am

tony.mon wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:18 pm
Selling the railway sleepers?
Why do you need them, extra thick crash bobbins 😏

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Re: not really a bike

Post by fabiostar » Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:19 pm

ooooh getting close now, just have to get it bolted into the ground then build a floor and i should be ready to make big sh1t :eek2 :eek2



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Re: not really a bike

Post by MacV2 » Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:48 pm

fabiostar wrote:
Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:19 pm
ooooh getting close now, just have to get it bolted into the ground then build a step up box so I can reach the bloody thing and i should be ready to make big sh1t :eek2 :eek2



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You missed a trick, you should have dug a pit for it & that would save on materials for the step up box...

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