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    Re: Ball Bearing housing/support/mounts

    I would fit a grease nipple in the center.
    then I could use a grease gun to regularly refill with fresh grease and i this way force out spend grease ensuring that impurities etc are forced out of...
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    Re: Warrior helped me fight back after death accident

    Hi mr Modern :-D

    you are most welcome, it's an original VW color so you can get a paint shop (automotive) to mix it :-D

    thanks about the front wheel suppport, I ended up liking them after the...
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    Re: Warrior helped me fight back after death accident

    Thanks a lot Ian :-D
    yes it still helps me, and i hope I can take a spin tonight to restore some mental health :-D
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    Re: Hello from Connecticut

    Hi and welcome :-D
    yeap have a look around, there are many nice builds and good advices to be found here.

    I have build the Warrior and love it big time :-D
    Just wanted to say that it can be a...
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    Re: Chain idler/pulley - where to put them ???

    I think that you should use a return "pipe" instead of or as a supplement to the return chain idlers.
    If hou look at a normal bike you should have more or less the same distance from the rear...
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    Re: Chain idler/pulley - where to put them ???

    If possible keep the seat as low as possible due to gravity.
    the lower on the frame the faster ride and harder braking is possible with all wheels on the ground :-D

    my rear pulley is placed...
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    Re: Chain idler/pulley - where to put them ???

    On the Warrior there are 2 limitations as well
    one is the handlebar and 1 is the steering rod between the wheels.

    I have decided to fit the return pipe brackets/pipe right at the pulley letting...
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    Re: samagagas rear axle on a timber wolf build

    Looking at you picture 1 thing spring to mind.
    please consider the sprung length.

    Something like this is racing in my head....
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    Re: Flat Begins Warrior Project

    Welcome Flat :-D
    Nice start with pictures n'all :-D

    You will have a blast I'm sure, and for sure you can find a ton of good info surfing around here.
    Some of the guys have made some very...
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    Re: Hello from Bangor Pa!

    You are very much welcome here.
    There are so many good reasons to enter, and only the fun overload risk that should keep you away ;-D
    I also support the 6-pack plan as a very good idea :-D
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    Re: samagagas rear axle on a timber wolf build

    Hi George :-D

    you are most welcome to post pictures :-D
    This forum thrives on pictures :-D

    I have plans to build a Timber Wolf myself and have a couple of designs in my head that I play with....
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    Re: New Atomic Zombie Flag . . Love it!

    Really really nice flag :-D
    I might try to check this out from Denmark, but the mail might be a problem.
    I'll check it out because it looks sooooo bloody nice on you bike :-D
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    Re: Builders in Arizona?

    Hi Geronimo1111

    I'm not sure if I understood you right :-D
    My Warrior kind of finished (it will most likely newer finish ;-D)
    You can follow my build here : ...
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    Re: Idler Pulley: Steel or Plastic? Flat or V?

    Hi VicM :-D

    I have always used a plastic compound wheel from a lawnmover.

    Due to company rules I can not attach any pictures as my Picasa web is blocked.
    However you can see pictures in:...
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    Re: Building a python trike

    Hi HHJJ

    Yes it is a very nice build indeed, and I wish you luck with the project.
    I have been pondering over the Samagaga stuff as well.
    I do however think I'll try to build my own :-D
    I have...
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    Re: Building a python trike

    Hi HHJJ :-D

    Maybe I interfere where it isn't appropriate.
    But your list of thoughts make my mind scream Timberwolf.
    I think it kind of negotiates your problems as you list them.

    You can have...
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    Re: Pics of my spirit

    Looks really nice :-D
    Good luck with the build :-D
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    Re: New guy, starting Warrior build

    Hi Nytelyte :-)

    i have never use my hydraulics as a parking brake.
    i have often thougt about it but never got through to do something about it.
    if I ever leave bike out of my sight I use a cable...
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    Re: New guy, starting Warrior build

    Hi there, and welcome Nytelyte :-D

    Using the 29" might ad some cost, some costumisations to the frame that need to be carried out carefully in order to maintain the steering caracteristics of the...
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    Re: Warrior helped me fight back after death accident

    Thanks a lot Emma :-D

    I will for sure try to keep doing things here and there as time and money allows :-D

    All the best to you as well :-D
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    Re: Warrior helped me fight back after death accident

    Hi workmap :-)

    thank you very much for the nice words :-)

    yes it is always nice to create something.
    I have always been tinkering, but this is my first bike project ever (building the frame)....
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    Re: Bike builders newsletter May-June

    You are most welcome KoolKat :-D
    Thanks a lot to KoolKat and Brad for their work and the opertunity to tell my story.

    All the best to all the fellow Zombies out there :-D
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    Re: Builders in Arizona?

    Hi and Welcome to this forum/world :-D

    I 100% agree to getting the plans and start reading.
    True the give you much needed info and pictures of many parts you need for the build.
    It also gets you...
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    Re: Warrior helped me fight back after death accident

    Hi Ian :-)Yes this trike and the whole project was a really big part of getting me back in circulation.Of course my home network, family etc. Have helped me enormously, but getting to build the bike...
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    Re: Drill Press Vise - Repair/Mod

    No problem :-D
    you are most welcome, and nice little fix :-)
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