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Old 07-24-2013, 12:40 PM   #31
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On a sad note... mini spinner was distraught when the GSA was sold... but the kind buyer offered part payment in big chocolate coins which put the sorrow to bed for a few hours


Books are so 19th century. You don't need to read any books--we're not building rockets here ya know! You can afford to screw something up twice. That's how I learned to weld.

This thread is spiraling out of control nicely
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Old 07-24-2013, 03:51 PM   #32
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wood fired or charcoal? any photos of the finished kiln?
Wood fired my friend. Holds about a ton of clay (wet) and I fire over 4 days to reach 1300 degs centigrade. I'll have a dig through my photos but I don't think I have a photo of the whole kiln. Its based on a thai design frequently used by Svend Bayer and Mark Hewitt to name a few. I've spend time with both discussing pots and kilns so a lot of experience went into its design. Its a small world the ceramics world...and I'm finding out the same about bikes!
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Old 07-24-2013, 04:01 PM   #33
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This thread is spiralling out of control nicely
Thats how this whole darn thing started! One bike getting a minor upgrade... then a special (might as well just change the back end too eh!)... then two specials... then three bike (as I might as well put the ST back together!). I just find out that I have another few cubing meters left in my shipping container... hmmm....

Anyhow, I spoke to Richie this evening and my subframe is going in to be upgraded a bit and modified to fit the shortened seat. All is looking good for completion before the shippers come and collect everything. I'll try to get a few pics when I go to collect the parts as I think it pretty much going to be out of the landy and into the container.
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Old 07-25-2013, 09:58 AM   #34
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Now this is when my mate Kenny sent me an email I had to ring Kenny and tell him the bad new but suffice to say... a few weeks later he had found something very similar

Blimey that Kenny! he bought that off me
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Old 07-25-2013, 11:25 AM   #35
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Cool thread! Love to read about projects coming together. :)


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Old 07-25-2013, 12:32 PM   #36
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Blimey that Kenny! he bought that off me
You did well. It's not too often that our Kenny pays for something
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Old 07-25-2013, 08:32 PM   #37
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...so, whilst we are spinning out of controllll......

Herr Prutser: would you care to elaborate on a) the front brake, and b) the great little shelves above the jugs......








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Old 07-26-2013, 12:32 AM   #38
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...so, whilst we are spinning out of controllll......
would you care to elaborate on a) the front brake, and b) the little shelves above the jugs......



Ain't life grand!


The front hub I used is from a G650X challenge so is the 300 mm rotor. The caliper is from the same bike but I had to make something to fit it to the WP fork.
Those shelves are made from 10mm tubes mounted to the frame with crashbar clamps.
They are strong enough to stand on and they make me able to take even more stuff on my bike
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Old 07-26-2013, 01:12 PM   #39
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Prutser, are you going to the Belgium airhead G/S camping weekend?
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Old 07-26-2013, 04:45 PM   #40
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Prutser, are you going to the Belgium airhead G/S camping weekend?
When would that be ? The 3th of august ? Or the Easter GS weekend next year ?
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Old 07-27-2013, 01:01 AM   #41
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It's this one pruster http://www.gs-airheads.be/Events.html hopefully well see you there
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Old 07-27-2013, 01:54 AM   #42
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Hey Dana I reckon your going for a longer drawn out thread than my old hpn one - get a move on old chap or these classics are going to be a vintage series before long. Tchus jake.
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Old 07-27-2013, 07:56 AM   #43
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....ain't hi-jackin' fun, though.... keeps all of us ADD's happy



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...whilst we are awaiting news from the Moorespeed special....


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Old 07-27-2013, 12:21 PM   #44
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It's this one pruster http://www.gs-airheads.be/Events.html hopefully well see you there
I'm afraid I can't make it. I hope to be on my way to Bulgaria, Romania and Montenegro than.
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Old 07-27-2013, 12:29 PM   #45
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That's a shame, I was hoping to see your bike, sounds like you will be having fun anyway
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