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Offline Guy Wilson

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Cheap spanners...
« on: 16.11. 2015 05:42 »
I've finally found a good use for some of my older, cheaper spanners.
I lost a foot peg off my Triumph and fashioned this temporary one up using a 17mm offset ring spanner, the BBQ and hammer. Not perfect but it will do for now!
Guy
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Re: Cheap spanners...
« Reply #1 on: 16.11. 2015 09:31 »
Mild Steel, made in China *good3*
 A perfekt solution.

cheers Klaus


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Re: Cheap spanners...
« Reply #2 on: 16.11. 2015 10:04 »
I like that lateral thinkiing!

Some time ago I was looking for replacement male and female splines to weld on in place of excessively worn parts where the footrests mount.  I wish your idea had occurred to me then - but I'll remember for next time that there is always a ready source of 6 and 12 point spline parts.
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Re: Cheap spanners...
« Reply #3 on: 16.11. 2015 10:22 »
Its didn't come to me in blinding flash..rather I had many various collected footrests on the bench and none looked remotely close. The spanner thing came about because I was trying to secure the angle from the mounting point to the sit at the correct angle for the brake. I filed the centre out of 17mm nut to fit over the stud. once on, I could adjust the angle by turning the bolt...and clamping it with the original,smaller, nut..Its a work in progress..
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Re: Cheap spanners...
« Reply #4 on: 16.11. 2015 10:30 »
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Mild Steel, made in China *good3* A perfekt solution.

doubles up as a torque wrench ;)
All the best - Bill
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