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    I don't have a spoke tensionometer so I'm only going on how I think they work rather than any reality. Correct me if I'm wrong but the...
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    A good point about letting it cool whilst clamped.
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    Don't you need to make it over-read rather than under-read? ie a true reading of 50 needs to show 100 or so? You're right in wanting to...
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    As Danny says. The problem is keeping the work straight and will need much clamping and unclamping as you rotate it.
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    Popshot replied to the thread Front brakes tadpole trike.
    It says those are reasons. It doesn't say they are the ONLY reasons and even if it did we often repurpose items from one intended use to...
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    Other than it'll probably be heavy at 5mm there's no reason I can see it won't work. It's probably thick enough at 5mm to overcome the...
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    Popshot replied to the thread Front brakes tadpole trike.
    You need one of these:-...
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    Popshot reacted to SirJoey's post in the thread Solid Tyres with Like.
    Nobody hates flats worse than me. I'll go to great lengths (& expense) to circumvent the flat scenario! I've installed 3 of those Tannus...
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    Popshot replied to the thread Any down side to using 1" tube?.
    In many places around the world there's freecycle.org. I've had many a free piece of junk or even better from there.
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    Popshot replied to the thread Any down side to using 1" tube?.
    That stainless work is excellent. It looks great without paint.
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    Popshot replied to the thread Any down side to using 1" tube?.
    Round tube has a higher resistance to both flex and torsional twisting than square for any given weight. Rectangular has less resistance...
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    Popshot replied to the thread Any down side to using 1" tube?.
    Can you get 2"x1"? I've used 40mm x 20mm x 1.5mm for many chassis so 2"x1" 16swg would be fine unless for a very heavy rider.
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    Popshot replied to the thread Any down side to using 1" tube?.
    Square or rectangular tube gets it's strength primarily from the length of the sides. In maim beam use for a recumbent that would be the...
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    Popshot replied to the thread So what's next?.
    With differently planned metalwork that could use a 26" wheel and barely have to raise the seat if at all.
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    Popshot replied to the thread Golden rules of tidying ?.
    I have one golden rule:- It doesn't matter how long you've had it laying around unused. It will be wanted within 2 weeks of throwing it...
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