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I currently don't have a lathe. I was wondering if someone could make this for me. It can out of steel. It doesn't have to be light.

 

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Thanks to my many years in Autocad theres a problem with your drawing

whats the width between the "knobs" and the rest of the cylinder? I notice the one side is 17mm and the other is 16.5mm, will this be directly in the middle or offset at all? Most manufactors will send something like this back because of this

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Edited by - Psyco Diver 69 on Apr 02 2007 6:31:13 PM
 

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Thanks to my many years in Autocad theres a problem with your drawing

whats the width between the "knobs" and the rest of the cylinder? I notice the one side is 17mm and the other is 16.5mm, will this be directly in the middle or offset at all? Most manufactors will send something like this back because of this

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1972 Oldsmobile 442

Edited by - Psyco Diver 69 on Apr 02 2007 6:31:13 PM
Evertything is centered, I'm on my work computer and all I had was Microsoft Paint.

Aaron



Edited by - aaron on Apr 02 2007 9:49:19 PM
 

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What's it for? Does it have to be hardened or anything? Or just mild steel?
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Doesn't have to be hardened, I was going to make it out of aluminum but figured it would get beat up to fast.

Its a pin for a front stand. Woodcraft makes replacement pins but they don't make them for a Motard (My exhaust goes under the bike) with 9inch distance.

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hey frank, cash my check will ya?! what, you taking lessons from bob coy or somethin? aaron, id love to knock that thing out for you but i couldnt promise when i could send it. i could make it out of wood for you. i have so much other shit to do. ross does all fab work and could do that in his sleep. he said he got your mail. said to do what everyone else does for late model sportbikes and just go out and buy the stuff new. actually he said since its for a newer bike, there really isnt anything he can do since the new stuff gets chewed up so fast its just plain expensive.




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aaron, send my wheel.
 

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Aaron,
I'll check my stock tonight and see if I have enough 1" stuff to do that. Pretty sure I have that in mild steel or drill rod.
Would be at least a week probably before I could get to it.

Which section of the part takes the most abuse? If I use drill rod I can harden the ends and they'd be pretty much indestructible.
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The 16.5mm end will take the most abuse. I would have just emailed you for this normally but I figured I'd try and get someone else to do the not so critical stuff.

I asked for a lathe for my birthday, so hopefully I be back to doing my normal stuff by August.

Thanks Bro, Aaron
 

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Lathe work like that is a Zen thing...sometimes it's cool when you need to just relax while you are doing something.

I'm heading down to the shop now for the nightly grind...at midnight.

Today was a pain in the ass....went to the dentist for a routine thing...ended up an emergency root canal...expecting a $150 bill.... getting a $2100 bill. (including more mouth bling).

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Aaron,
I didn't have the metal in stock...but I ordered some cause I need it anyway. Plus I want to try out a free machining low carbon steel that McMaster sells.
If someone else pops up and volunteers thats ok. I might not be able to get to it this week.

Check your email.....send me your Maine address.
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aaron,

i think pro-flo sells that exact part.

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aaron, I have a south bend 1960-ish lathe if you want to come and use it.

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i think that was aaron's old lathe. i heard he was turning parts back in the sixties when it was new. it got sold to pro flo and then he lost track of it. glad you ended up with it.
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