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brucedownunder2
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Joined: 14/09/2005
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Posted: 01:57am 03 Mar 2019
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Found this ,,,


Those were the days ,,full of enthusiasm, I think the ribbed belt came loose in a gale and shut me up for some time after that event. also smashed the blades ...

But, who knows ,? I may get back into it again ,one day??

Bruce
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BenandAmber
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Posted: 06:47am 03 Mar 2019
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It looks like you have a disc brake off of a small motorcycle or something I have several things never put one full of together yet though one day one day I will
 
brucedownunder2
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Posted: 10:39pm 04 Mar 2019
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Yes, was a bicycle front wheel disc brake complete with the little caliber .. worked a trick ,on the bench , but I guess with the fairly big 2mtr.dia plastic blades ,a bit over whelming ,dunno? you can't tell 60 feet up on a howling night of gale force winds ,lol.

Just one of many hair-brain contraptions this mad Aussie has dreamed up -we,ll blame the rum !!!

Bruce
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Pete Locke
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Posted: 04:43am 05 Mar 2019
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  brucedownunder2 said   we,ll blame the rum !!!

Bruce


Ahhhh....RUM...Yummmmmm...HIc*...
 
BenandAmber
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Posted: 09:37am 07 Mar 2019
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Some really nice fabrication work I have three or four of those type direct drive washing machine motors and haven't done anything with them I even have a tower never put it up either
Love peace good health and happiness to allEdited by BenandAmber 2019-03-08
 
adelaide
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Joined: 24/03/2006
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Posted: 12:37pm 13 Nov 2019
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hi bruce from aaron been away few years what you been up to im in thai having LOOK AROUND found few interesting things hows your projects where neards ushaly talk now ?
help to make progres or radio and vitamin b
 
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