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rick pye03/01/2022 20:51:26
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hello from stafford,

im more into modern classic motorbikes but im new to engineering so since you guys make things in smaller proportions im guessing the room for error is less so im hoping to pick up some good tips for when im needing to make and alter things.


Brian H04/01/2022 07:48:23
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Hello Rick and welcome. There are a number of m/c fans on here, as well as others who may be able to advise.


Chris Evans 604/01/2022 09:40:58
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Welcome along Rick, I am more into pre-war bikes and no model making but the forum is great for any engineering questions. Do you have any machinery yet ?

noel shelley04/01/2022 10:09:54
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Welcome to the party ! I have an enfield 500 bullet, 2006 only done 5000m. Never quite know how to describe it, it's not a repro, it's not a 50s bike, but it's old technology, you say 2006 they think modern bike, they see it they think 50s. Ah well, best wishes Noel.

rick pye04/01/2022 20:17:46
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thanks for the warm welcome.

yes i have a little bit of machinery.

raglan 5" lathe that im desperatly looking for a full set of gears for[mine are knackered}

macc 350 cold saw

a kerry super 8 floor standing pillar drill

a kerry bench drill

lincoln v205 ac/dc tig

lincoln mig

im looking for a bench mounted vertical miller.

im finding that now we are loosing all the little engineering shops im having the need to try and do my own work

rick pye04/01/2022 20:20:38
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enfield bullet is a 1950s bike just made in the 2000s

the engine apart from the ignition is still basically the same as it was back then.

still a fun bike noel

noel shelley04/01/2022 20:36:07
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This one has points and a carb, upto 2008 they were so. Kick start and gear change on the right. Noel.

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