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Re: not really a bike

Post by AMCQ46 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 3:44 pm

good work Robert ... that lathe is already a big old fecker, but i bet it looks huge when you are stood beside it :lol:
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Re: not really a bike

Post by fabiostar » Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:06 pm

AMCQ46 wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 3:44 pm
good work Robert ... that lathe is already a big old fecker, but i bet it looks huge when you are stood beside it :lol:
its ok i have step ladders lol.. :lol: :lol:
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Re: not really a bike

Post by sirch345 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:00 pm

fabiostar wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 3:34 pm
sirch345 wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:02 pm
fabiostar wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:15 pm



lmao, Doctor Fabio is in da house :eek2
:lol: :thumbup:

Good work Rob, you should be proud of yourself after all that hassle :clap:

Chris.
chris its one of those we projects you start, you wish you had'nt but end up chuffed with :clap: :clap: using a lathe is one thing and thats what i trained as many moons ago but understanding how they work is another story. iv learnt more in the last 3 weeks than god knows how many years
You said that about your blue bike iirc.

Now get those belts and gear wheels covered up before you catch something in there you don't want :problem:

I'm glad it has all worked out in the end even though it was a big challenge :clap: :clap:

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Re: not really a bike

Post by fabiostar » Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:55 pm

i will have to make a guard up indeed..

well fired the mighty drummond up this evening and first job strange enough was a storm flywheel.. this big girl fair rips into Honda's finest, a bit longer to set up but i get the time back once i hit the loud button.

beside an old scrap one for size comparison.
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yes im a bit strange but i find it relaxing to chill out with a cuppa and a vape and watch something new appear outa something big and old.

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Re: not really a bike

Post by Beef » Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:53 am

Nice, 8) I need to start some disassembly :lol: :lol:

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Re: not really a bike

Post by sirch345 » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:16 am

Good to see this mighty beast giving you some return for all your hard work :D
Nice photo's :thumbup:

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Re: not really a bike

Post by MacV2 » Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:04 am

These pics are all very well but WE ALL NEED a photo showing the scale of the beast...

So when your ready lets have a pic of you standing next to it please, you know just so we can gauge how big it really is...

Something like this will do...


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Re: not really a bike

Post by fabiostar » Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:50 pm

lmfao brilliant :clap: :clap:
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Re: not really a bike

Post by sirch345 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:48 am

That lathe looks mahoosive 8O :)

You're a very naughty boy Mac.................................................................but I like it :lol:

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Re: not really a bike

Post by fabiostar » Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:27 pm

sirch345 wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:48 am
That lathe looks mahoosive 8O :)

You're a very naughty boy Mac.................................................................but I like it :lol:

Chris.

it is bloody mahoosive :eek2 :eek2
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Re: not really a bike

Post by fabiostar » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:08 pm

well as i will still be using the wee lathe (iv become attached to it lol) and sick of chips and swarf over everything i moved it into the new west wing.

so much more room to work at the bikes now.

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and the new west wing with both them in, still plenty of room to gather crap aswell :biggrin


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and for scale im standing on tippy toes lol :clap: :clap:


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Re: not really a bike

Post by MacV2 » Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:27 pm

:lol: :lol:

Nice hat BTW... :thumbup:
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Re: not really a bike

Post by tony.mon » Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:52 pm

Now that is what you call a machine shop, just a vertical mill and a surface grinder and you can give up work.
And a mig/tig.
It's not falling off, it's an upgrade opportunity.

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Re: not really a bike

Post by sirch345 » Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:11 pm

Nice having the west wing for your machining work :D

You can really see how much bigger the Drummond is compared to your wee lathe,

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Re: not really a bike

Post by fabiostar » Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:37 pm

a nice vertical drill and id be happy :clap: ... was looking at mills mmmmmmmmmmm but jesus were does it end lol.

@chris ay they are like night and day the size difference but i couldnt pass it up at the price so had to have it.£400 aint big money for a decent straight lathe that size :clap:
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