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    The T bar is a logical suggestion Night_Owl. The...

    The T bar is a logical suggestion Night_Owl. The trouble with using it in this particular case is that the load is too localised and likely to tear the tube or bend the transverse pin. More...
  2. At the Cirque du Soleil some years back.

    "Hey mate, where is the crippled parking?"

    "You mean the invalid parking sir"

    "No, I'm not invalid, its just some of my limbs don't work too well. Where is the crippled parking?"

    I am up to...
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    Hi QTiPi, thanks. Now that you mention it, it is...

    Hi QTiPi, thanks. Now that you mention it, it is apparent. Obviously I have a lot to learn:)
    A standard footrest is planned - a friend reckons that he has an old one off his long expired TRA.
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    I am with you on that August. Although...

    I am with you on that August.
    Although something to lounge or lie in, at the beach or somewhere equally nice, has its attractions.
    A useful size van could be problematic for everyday and access...
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    TiLite TR question

    Curiosity.
    This particular TR frame has an extra cross tube linking the lower frame rails.
    The backrest attachment points look to be reinforced, not just drilled holes.
    Was this standard,optional...
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    Hello August. If your shoulder is deteriorating,...

    Hello August. If your shoulder is deteriorating, if it is possible, would it be a better option to be thinking on about an accessible van?
    I assume that for most, decisions are heavily weighted on...
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    Thanks Night-Owl, so much confidence in the...

    Thanks Night-Owl, so much confidence in the outcome :)

    Thinking out loud here; maybe TiLite drive in the split insert prior to welding up the frame, maybe not? That may explain the tenacity of the...
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    Thanks Nonoise, I see that. I have zoomed in on...

    Thanks Nonoise, I see that. I have zoomed in on the image and am not sure. I will run a file to reveal.
    I cannot see any evidence of adhesive in the split so maybe more force is the answer.

    pause...
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    Question on TiLite frame

    Who is familiar with the assembly/construction methods for TiLite aluminium frames?

    Night_Owl made mention of his difficulty in moving the split insert located in the mainframe where the backrest...
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    Think tractor tyres,mc tyres. The tread direction...

    Think tractor tyres,mc tyres. The tread direction >>>> gives purchase and better steering while going this way <<<< doesn't; <<<< causes resistance but I doubt that it is noticeable on the small...
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    Thanks QTiPi . I just picked up your reply ....

    Thanks QTiPi .
    I just picked up your reply . Yes, I remember, how are you keeping? ( I got those wheels sorted and they make all the difference:))
    The diagram here pretty much explains the...
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    These appeal. I have always thought that pushing...

    These appeal.
    I have always thought that pushing front castors or a single wheel to be contrary to efficient movement. A trailing stabiliser wheel appears a better solution especially as the weight...
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    I had a play with the Glide castors last evening...

    I had a play with the Glide castors last evening and now they are set correctly I find them to be very comfortable. My initial reaction to them was due to my ignorance and oversight of adjusting he...
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    TiLite camber tube wanted

    To keep my costs down.
    Does anyone have a good condition camber tube to donate / sell for my AeroT stretch and grow project?
    Modifying my Aero T
    I am working on using a 2 degree camber and the...
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    Maybe this is complicating things.. Perhaps a...

    Maybe this is complicating things..
    Perhaps a turntable could be integrated? It would lessen the amount of maneuvering and minimise the risk of overshooting.
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    Good advice is well received if it is delivered correctly

    Back on topic. It is a logical innovation and as designed has a small footprint and weight.
    What are the costs involved and who has the agency?
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    A top job there Night Owl. About the blanking...

    A top job there Night Owl.
    About the blanking plugs - invite some friends around; two wine bottle caps should finish off those tubes nicely;)

    Beauty, thanks. From your description it is an...
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    Yes nonoise, I am about ready. First the camber...

    Yes nonoise, I am about ready. First the camber tube and then jerry it up as near as. I'll drop the rear off so I can position myself back to get an appreciation of what the extension will provide; I...
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    Another rough and ready drawing for you funklab....

    Another rough and ready drawing for you funklab.
    I think it would work. You would need to cut the top insert tube short. The spring latches would still fulfill their function.
    PVC would be a recipe...
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    That is a generous offer bfd but its a long bus...

    That is a generous offer bfd but its a long bus ride to your place as I am down here in New Zealand.
    I have an old Karma frame due to be chopped for future use material that may be suitable. I have...
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    Thanks Chas. If that is the case then welding...

    Thanks Chas.
    If that is the case then welding the cross tube is definite. The grab bar can be slugged and sleeved if needs be and also the latch tube, or it can be remade to length.
    Not wanting to...
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    A top idea and resolution Kulea. I am lucky (well...

    A top idea and resolution Kulea. I am lucky (well maybe) in that I can and prefer to shite sitting on the porcelain.
    Sitting with the legs swinging in the air is not ideal. It is more natural to...
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    Wall thickness on aluminium tube

    As an adjunct to my thread Modifying my Aero T

    Before I cut the frame cross tube on the T, does anyone know the wall thickness?
    I am contemplating using threaded spacer inserts instead of...
  24. Thread: Flexrims

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    That is an aggressive tough attitude from the...

    That is an aggressive tough attitude from the manufacturer. My thoughts are that what you present would be a warranty issue.
    Those Spinergy Flex rims must be subject to a hell of a lot of load...
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    Chas, you may have had difficulty due to my...

    Chas, you may have had difficulty due to my writing. That was composed (?) at 3am or so:)
    I think these frames are 6061 T6 and I have some that might lend itself to the job, or I can buy a short...
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