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Online RichardL

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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #90 on: 05.06. 2021 02:52 »
Both of those are cool. Did you resist radiusing the clip fitter because of the variety of bikes you work on?

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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #91 on: 05.06. 2021 09:16 »
I made this tool yesterday. My son, who is into off-road cycling asked me if I could  copy this tool:
https://www.btr-fabrications.com/products/trail-tool/

I used an old forged garden spade. The steel was extremely tough to cut. I just hope my welding is up to the job. 🤞
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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #92 on: 05.06. 2021 10:22 »
With a few modifications he could tow this behind the bike, a sort of mini agricultural scarifier.
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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #93 on: 05.06. 2021 14:16 »
With a few modifications he could tow this behind the bike, a sort of mini agricultural scarifier.
I reckon that tool would be great in the garden; it provides an adze, a rake and a tamper, all in one.
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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #94 on: 05.06. 2021 18:37 »
I thiught it was a back scratcher.
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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #95 on: 05.06. 2021 18:50 »
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