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Old 01-28-2012, 10:23 PM   #150
tileman
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Originally Posted by wrk2surf View Post
I belive he has a spring for return to center loaded inside
Had another watch. Looks like it. about 28sec in the bending motion from the front doesn't seem to flex any of the green parts or even the mount to the frame.

So.........(said with a ) what do we think the spring is that reacts like this. If the idea is that plastic has a higher elasticity and enough strength to do the job then Delrin/LD PE/HD PE would be up to the job and easy to make in a backyard. Hence I'll use the alloy plates until I get the design sorted and then make for out of plastic and see what results.

Some of these projects just evolve to much while they are in the process
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