Yamaha titanium rear wheel spindle

Just finished a Yamaha rear wheel spindle in titanium, plus castle nut. Its a long ‘un, but because it is 20mm dia shaft the deflection wasn’t that bad, only a couple of thou after 3 or 4 ‘finishing’ cuts

measuring the deflection
Hmmm.... not bad!

So then a couple of passes with some scientific know how (lean on the tool post!) and bingo! nice and parallel

getting the belly out of it

and the finished article…


Next up some titanium fastners and jig handles for the anodising industry! Variety and spice and all that!

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