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Forum: The Board 04-29-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,760
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Brazing, Bronze Welding School for Ignorant Rats

^^^^ I have seen shafts welded (no filler) after machining at the 90 degree point.. said it strengthens this area as it was a weak / stress area...
Forum: The Board 04-23-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,760
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Brazing, Bronze Welding School for Ignorant Rats

I picked up a "Cobra-Henrob" pistol style torch.. I LOVE that thing.. it can be tough to dial it at first (u should use large bottles)...but I love the fact that the welds stay "soft" and workable. ...
Forum: The Board 04-23-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,760
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Brazing, Bronze Welding School for Ignorant Rats

YEARS AGO I worked in a auto restoration shop... we always had high end exotics in, mostly older stuff. Jags, Mazersttis, Auston Martin....basically European stuff. I got my fist hand look at the...
Forum: The Board 02-09-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,329
Posted By Rob Axel
Forum: The Board 02-06-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,761
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: The life and impact of Shovithead

I know when I had my shovel issues he was there to help, simple, direct and pulled no punches... Some people don't take well to that, me I welcome it..
I did not know him personally, from his...
Forum: The Board 02-05-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,024
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: The Toad... '78 Shovelhead

Nice score.. you said ur looking for a hardtail? Got a early 50s one sitting in my garage (blasted and primed).. The neck had been hacked sometime, tracks straight.. just off center..
Sorry, just...
Forum: The Board 02-05-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,329
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Bring JJ back to life!!

Don't get me wrong .. this has got to be one of the best forums out there!! To include the rules.. I may not agree with all of them but again, I am only a invited visitor.
I have not been here...
Forum: The Board 02-04-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,329
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Bring JJ back to life!!

I can't speak for anyone else than myself.. but I believe the "off topic" stuff may just be the result. As I stated before, on other forums I was asked why I spelled things (other manufactures) the...
Forum: The Board 02-02-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,329
Posted By Rob Axel
Forum: The Board 02-02-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,329
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Bring JJ back to life!!

I am guilty of not being around lately. Yeah the greedy photo hosting site was part, but selling my shovel was also a part..
I miss supercrutons builds, and this place is #1 with getting any 650...
Forum: The Board 11-14-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Triumph Pre Unit Clutch

I remember reading someone replacing the rollers with a sealed unit bearing.. the basket was either machined.. or a piece was "removed" by a press, I can't remember.. also the bearing was scorched...
Forum: The Board 06-14-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,950
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Trog 2018

Still being held in wildwood?
Forum: The Board 05-17-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,958
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Exhaust clamps

I had inquired at "jet-hot" several months ago. They were having "issues" with their on line submissions / inquiries...i wascinformed it had been "corrected", but I forgot to "re-submit".. I say...
Forum: The Board 05-17-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,958
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Exhaust clamps

+1^^^^^
There is s powdercoater here in town.. I've been getting mixed reviews regarding quality.
Forum: The Board 05-16-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,958
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Exhaust clamps

Looking GOOD!!
Forum: The Board 05-16-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: vin check

Ga. Will run the #s through NCIC/GCIC.. if it's been REPORTED stolen it will show up. As stated prior.. most DMVS workers are only doing what they need to do, no more no less. I went to regester my...
Forum: The Board 05-15-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 46,375
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Angry Monkey Motorcycles LONG bike Build thread

Just went through a bunch of threads and snatched pretty much as many (build) photos as I could.
I dropped PB a while ago...gonna check out imgur, I was not happy with the "other" hosting site i...
Forum: The Board 05-14-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 46,375
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Angry Monkey Motorcycles LONG bike Build thread

Good to know.. will start downloading .. any chance you could make that account public so we can go directly to PB as apposed to searching all the threads?
Forum: The Board 05-14-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 46,375
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Angry Monkey Motorcycles LONG bike Build thread

How is this progressing? .., any new info? Good? Bad?
Forum: The Board 05-14-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,122
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Best clutch upgrade for preunit Triumph?

Yup ... all pretty much "Angry Monkey" standard equiptment...
.. I will be "stealing" a lot of "cues" from your builds...
Forum: The Board 05-14-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,122
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Best clutch upgrade for preunit Triumph?

^^^+1^^^
Trying to get "needs and wants" together for my pre-unit build..
Alton gen/alt... $800
Newby belt set up..$800
I may go with the Belt first.. then in the near future get the charging...
Forum: The Board 03-04-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,648
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Making Alloy Triumph Cylinder Barrels by Alp Racing Engines

So... exactly when do you plan on launching one of your bikes into outer space??
I KNOW it is just a matter of time!!
Forum: The Board 02-24-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,362
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Safe fuel tank repair

Good to hear ....
Forum: The Board 02-23-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Battery vs. charging system in Shovelhead

I recently asked the local "MOTO" shop about the "anti-gravity" batteries as they are now a dealer. I was told the batteries are great..BUT, your charging system has to be top notch or the battery...
Forum: The Board 02-20-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,362
Posted By Rob Axel
Re: Safe fuel tank repair

Keep us posted......
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