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Author Topic: The Red Bike  (Read 13341 times)

Offline Brodie

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Re: The Red Bike
« Reply #50 on: May 29, 2015, 20:11:54 »
Wow that cleaned up nice.
I'm not sure, but don't ask Brodie.

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Offline crazypj

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Re: The Red Bike
« Reply #51 on: May 30, 2015, 20:55:21 »
Until you mentioned the cleaning, I thought they were stainless pipe MAC  ;D 8)
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Offline kopcicle

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Re: The Red Bike
« Reply #52 on: Jun 19, 2015, 01:30:28 »
So , I have these two Cp die grinders . One was an experiment into "porting the rotary air motor" . The usual hog out the passages and not so subtly alter the port timing so that the torque went away and the RPM was somewhere north of 25K . The other is near stock save for it usually wears the 3" cut off due to its torque .

So I built up a 2 1/2" mop out of 5 or 6 layers and stuck it in the 30K rpm die grinder ....

First trigger pull the mop exploded and for a instant I considered myself fortunate that the debris had somehow missed my face . I looked up to see a fair portion of the chamois wrap itself around a whip antenna and bend it near horizontal , directly away from me . In a near Warner Brothers cartoon moment I froze , waiting for the inevitable .

What didn't hit me full in the face ricocheted off into the air compressor belt guard , there to foul and dismount the belt with enough force to blow the guard off . The rest knocked my cigarettes off the the bench to be soaked by the last beer in the house also falling off bench .

it was worth telling

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Offline Texasstar

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Re: The Red Bike
« Reply #53 on: Jun 19, 2015, 06:55:52 »

So , I have these two Cp die grinders . One was an experiment into "porting the rotary air motor" . The usual hog out the passages and not so subtly alter the port timing so that the torque went away and the RPM was somewhere north of 25K . The other is near stock save for it usually wears the 3" cut off due to its torque .

So I built up a 2 1/2" mop out of 5 or 6 layers and stuck it in the 30K rpm die grinder ....

First trigger pull the mop exploded and for a instant I considered myself fortunate that the debris had somehow missed my face . I looked up to see a fair portion of the chamois wrap itself around a whip antenna and bend it near horizontal , directly away from me . In a near Warner Brothers cartoon moment I froze , waiting for the inevitable .

What didn't hit me full in the face ricocheted off into the air compressor belt guard , there to foul and dismount the belt with enough force to blow the guard off . The rest knocked my cigarettes off the the bench to be soaked by the last beer in the house also falling off bench .

it was worth telling

~kop
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Offline crazypj

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Re: The Red Bike
« Reply #54 on: Jun 19, 2015, 08:16:40 »
Ha, I see a stock die grinder isn't dangerous enough for you  ;D
'you can take my word for it or argue until you find out I'm right'
Best thing I ever overheard
"yep, PJ's my boss, he taught me everything I know, just didn't teach me everything he knows"
Brian Morgan, 1982

CB360's,  http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=11736.0
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