Posts made in December, 2012

7075 alloy steering stem nuts

Posted by on Dec 31, 2012 in News | 0 comments

And here’s a couple of 7075 alloy steering stem nuts to go with the screws and nuts for the ‘secret project’. They are 1″ x 26 tpi cycle thread, lovely to make. They are all pfledge oiled up ready to go.

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The secret project, 7075 alloy screws and nuts

Posted by on Dec 31, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Earlier in December i posted pics of some spindles i’ve made for a secret mission, here’s some more parts for the same project. This was mind numbing work, 60 off 2BA screws (48 x 1/2″ and 12 x 3/8″ long) and 24 off 5/16 cycle thread nuts, all drilled for lockwire, thank goodness they weren’t titanium! I still managed to break 2 drills even after investing in

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7075 alloy rear wheel spindle and nuts

Posted by on Dec 31, 2012 in News | 0 comments

I trust everyone has had a spanking xmas! For the last 3 weeks or so i’ve been fighting with a load of 7075 stuff, on top of having a good dose of the black death or something. This is a rear wheel spindle for a special (315mm long), its unrelated to the screws and nuts i’ll be posting pics of over the next few days, but i’ve done it in and amonst whilst the lathe and miller are in alloy mode. They are coated with pfledge oil ready to go, thats the oilyness you can see on them.

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Nissin titanium brake pins

Posted by on Dec 14, 2012 in News | 0 comments

fiddly little brutes!

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Honda VFR titanium spindle set

Posted by on Dec 10, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Got the 7075 alloy parts back from the anodisers for the Honda VFR spindles, nice. Here it is in its entirety, the combined weights of the original set including the pinch bolt is 1437g, my set is 740g, so thats a saving of 697g! more pies!

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