Because I screw-cut all my threads it means i can machine pretty much any thread, which is a bonus for people needing anything other than metric fasteners and a preference for items not made in China. These are 5/16 and 3/8 UNC bolts, coarse threads like these are never all that comfortable to produce, but they are doable.
Here’s a couple of bits I made for my mates Ducati, a steering stem top nut and the rev counter drive link made from 7075 alloy. The drive link was an awkward thing to make, getting the slot central was hard as i have no mechanical means of setting the cutting blade in the centre of the shaft, its all […]
Here’s a 7075 alloy front wheel and swinging arm axle for a Yamaha R1. The 2 rods in the main pic are titanium engine mounting studs. 7075 alloy is not recommended for the rear wheel axle due to the extra forces put through it by the drive.
This is a set of 7075 alloy wheel spacers for a racing TZ. They’ve been coated with Surtek 650 to help prevent any corrosion.
I’m back to blogging! These are a set of titanium wheel bolts and nuts for a hillclimb car. I made them earlier in the year along with a couple of shed loads of other bits you will see over the next few weeks.