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Old September 26th 04, 02:48 PM
BillC85
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To All,

Built this in my shop yesterday.

http://www.roddingroundtable.com/tec.../12ewheel.html

Total parts cost was right about $47.00 and total time to build was eight
hours. I deviated a little from the plans because I didn't have some of the
stuff laying around (the telescoping steering shaft). Consequently my lower
wheel adjustment is a little crude but it works.

The bearings were more than half the cost. The steel was less than eight
bucks. I used #8 hardness bolts throughout and gas welded the whole thing
up.

I think it's going to work ok. I made a fender for my wife's bike last
night. Of course it started out as a windshield faring for the Cassutt but
who's counting?

Bill, wheeling for dollars, C85



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Old September 26th 04, 04:53 PM
Rich S.
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"BillC85" wrote in message
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To All,

Built this in my shop yesterday.

http://www.roddingroundtable.com/tec.../12ewheel.html


Neat project, Bill.

Rich S.


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Old September 27th 04, 07:36 AM
Del Rawlins
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On Sun, 26 Sep 2004 08:48:18 -0500, "BillC85"
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To All,

Built this in my shop yesterday.

http://www.roddingroundtable.com/tec.../12ewheel.html

Total parts cost was right about $47.00 and total time to build was eight
hours.


Brilliant. Thanks a bunch for the link!


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