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  1. #11
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    Hey Burninbrair,
    If I can be of any help let me know. I'm in Penn alot (The Scranton area). I will be in western Penn soon also. We have 6 CNC Haus mills and in the next week or two were putting in a new dynamic water jet. If memory serves your kinda close to Scranton. I will be happy to pick up and drop off anything that you need to have cut. Of course we always have ups.
    Let me know,
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    Thanks Bulldog ;
    I need to fix the personol info on my posts, I thought I had S.W. Pennsylvania on it. I'm about 50 miles south of Pittsburgh. On monday I'm going to start makeing some phone calls and if I cant find any thing local I'll be in touch, but I'm sure theres got to be some one around here that can do it.
    To all who contribute to this board.
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    A little update on the project. I made the springs to hold the headlight snug. It took a while to get the tempering right but I finally got it. I tried useing mild steel and stainless first with poor results. I ended up useing the spring clips from a cheap socket organizer, the ones that have the clips on a bar that you push the sockets onto. I guess I should have took a pic of that but I'm sure every one knows what I'm talking about. First I had to aneal them so I could work with them whitch prooved to be more dificult than expected. They are so thin that I had to use a torch to cool them, otherwise they cooled so fast they just retempered. After drilling and shapeing them I retemperd them then anealed them to springs by coating them with oil and burning the oil off.
    Welding down the #6 stainless nuts did'nt go as well as would have liked either, the practice ones went great but I started shakeing real bad on the real thing, took my medication and that helped. I got 1 out of 4 that I'm really happy with.
    I'm still waiting on the machineist to cut the retainer. He's been really buzzy.
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    My sincere thanks , Pete.

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    This is the tripple tree cover witch will be part of the unit. Its made out of 12 guage mild steel. I laid it out on the computer and spray glued the pattern down. Not haveing a bandsaw or plazma, I cut it out with a sawzall and my grinder. Its to thin to get a clean cut with the OA torch, I have the smallest tip available for it but its just too hot, 1/8" is the lightest material I can cut somewhat clean, it does best on 3/16".
    Drilling and tapping the holes in the tree was adventuresome. It was difficult to rig it up strait with its odd shape.
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    Looks Great Pete!
    That's some fancy clamp work ya got going on there!!!
    I'll try to get your fender parts on the water jet soon. We were backed up with wore before we even got it hooked up.
    Bulldog
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    Trailblazer 302
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    Spectrum 1000
    Spectrum 2050
    2 Black BWEs
    Joker BWE
    Star & stripe BWE Digital
    2 star & stripe xlix's

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    Thanks Bulldog, no hurry on the clamps, I'm slow as molassas in january any more now a days. Besides, I have a workable wooden prototype that I can use to work on the lay out with.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JD in Socal View Post
    Here are some candle holders I made for the spousal unit.


    JD
    Pretty cool. I could put a mason jar over one of those and use it for a headlight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by burninbriar View Post
    Pretty cool. I could put a mason jar over one of those and use it for a headlight.
    Oops, wrong thread.

    Sorry about that.

    JD

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    Quote Originally Posted by JD in Socal View Post
    Oops, wrong thread.

    Sorry about that.

    JD
    No problem, you should have left it there, it adds some variety to my dribble.
    To all who contribute to this board.
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    Here's some pics of a wooden prototype of the project to give an idea of what I'm doing. I don't weigh very much and when I go on a long tripp I have to load the front end down or else it gets real squirly. The problem with that is my gear tends to cover the head light and when I get off in the national forrest on rough road the bunge cords come loose becouse every thing is on the fender and it bounses up and down with the wheel. To fix this, I'm mounting the fender to the trees and makeing the head light so it can be mooved forward to clear my gear. Every thing looks petty rough right now but it will clean up by the time I'm done.
    The first pic is how I will probably mount the turn signals, the rest are pretty self explanatory.
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