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Re: What have you done with your bike/s today?
« Reply #690 on: 20.06. 2019 19:43 »
Shed is coming along between showers, almost finished the frame, roof trusses next although a bit of misalignment on the door section to sort out, might put a tempory floor in as I'm getting fed up stumbling amongst the scree and stuff, leg fatigue and balance not as good as it use to be, Oh the joys of three score years and ten.
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Re: What have you done with your bike/s today?
« Reply #691 on: 20.06. 2019 22:39 »
Shed is coming along between showers, almost finished the frame, roof trusses next although a bit of misalignment on the door section to sort out, might put a tempory floor in as I'm getting fed up stumbling amongst the scree and stuff, leg fatigue and balance not as good as it use to be, Oh the joys of three score years and ten.
Is that what they call a frame-up?

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Re: What have you done with your bike/s today?
« Reply #692 on: 21.06. 2019 08:58 »
Heading north for the MGCGB Pennine rally tomorrow on a slightly misfiring T3. Hoping it is a self healing issue. I can't see many good routes heading up that way for a man in a hurry so I guess it will involve a lot of the A1 ... once I'm clear of the interminable and tedious road works of the A14 around Huntingdon.
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Re: What have you done with your bike/s today?
« Reply #693 on: 21.06. 2019 08:59 »
Is that what they call a frame-up?

Admin should put you on a verbal warning for that one GB.
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Re: What have you done with your bike/s today?
« Reply #694 on: 21.06. 2019 09:10 »

 
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............. on a slightly misfiring T3. Hoping it is a self healing issue........... .............

 If you running stock points setup, take a spare condenser (or two)
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Re: What have you done with your bike/s today?
« Reply #695 on: 21.06. 2019 10:45 »

 
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............. on a slightly misfiring T3. Hoping it is a self healing issue........... .............

 If you running stock points setup, take a spare condenser (or two)

Sadly I'm not. It's running an old Newtronics box. I intend to upgrade to points before too long, after which I will have less to worry about.   
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Re: What have you done with your bike/s today?
« Reply #696 on: 21.06. 2019 11:10 »
Hoping it is a self healing issue.
We've all had what we hoped were self-healing issues. *shh*

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Re: What have you done with your bike/s today?
« Reply #697 on: 21.06. 2019 13:29 »
Meanwhile... Just back from riding the A10 to the Highland Show to meet up with other sheepophiles. Rather nice cutting gently through all the stationary traffic. And having a bit of a blast up the A70 (known as the Land Whang - makes you wonder).
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Re: What have you done with your bike/s today?
« Reply #698 on: 21.06. 2019 14:09 »

 
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 I replaced my points with a Dynatek III because I could never get the points to open even (sound familiar)- due to being at 90˚/270˚ to each other, so uneven loading on the points cam
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Re: What have you done with your bike/s today?
« Reply #699 on: 21.06. 2019 19:34 »
Hi,
    Rode on Dartmoor in Devon this evening...

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Re: What have you done with your bike/s today?
« Reply #700 on: 21.06. 2019 23:01 »
Hi,
    Rode on Dartmoor in Devon this evening...
Nice bike! Nice scenery! What is that pipe running along the drive side of the engine?

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Re: What have you done with your bike/s today?
« Reply #701 on: 22.06. 2019 01:06 »
Hi,
    Rode on Dartmoor in Devon this evening...
Nice bike! Nice scenery! What is that pipe running along the drive side of the engine?

My guess is it's a slick path for wire from dynamo to regulator.

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bsa club out in new forest today?
« Reply #702 on: 22.06. 2019 15:53 »
Well I didn’t ride my bike today but I was driving through the new forest when about 8 beezas passed in the opposite direction, including a couple of a10s (at least).

I would have followed 5hem to the pub if I could.

Must have been a local branch of a bsa club?
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Re: bsa club out in new forest today?
« Reply #703 on: 22.06. 2019 16:16 »
Well I didn’t ride my bike today but I was driving through the new forest when about 8 beezas passed in the opposite direction, including a couple of a10s (at least).

I would have followed 5hem to the pub if I could.

Must have been a local branch of a bsa club?
There is nothing shown on the BSAOC national events calendar. Could just be the local branch out for a jolly, as you say.

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Re: What have you done with your bike/s today?
« Reply #704 on: 22.06. 2019 23:44 »
FINALLY, after probably eight months of procrastinating, took my A7 crankcase half to the welder to have one of the sump plate bolt landings (bumps, bosses, I don't know what to call it) built up with aluminum. With that done I'll be in a better mood to proceed with the build.

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