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Offline Bernd

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Making a Curved Spoke Flywheel
« on: July 22, 2010, 09:55:21 AM »
Follow the link. I think you'll find this inteesting. Curved Flywheel

Check out his bending jig for making the curved spokes.  :bugeye:

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Re: Making a Curved Spoke Flywheel
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2010, 12:19:20 PM »
Bernd

Thanks for posting that Bernd. That spoke bending jig is something that anyone should be able to complete in a couple of hours, even you and me.  :lol: :lol:

He certainly does have a lot of very nice engines that he has built. There is certainly a lot more there than just how to build a curved spoke flywheel if one clicks on the "back" link at the top of the page.  :ddb: :ddb:

Cheers  :beer:

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Re: Making a Curved Spoke Flywheel
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2010, 07:12:50 PM »
That spoke bending jig is something that anyone should be able to complete in a couple of hours, even you and me.  :lol: :lol:

Nope, take me longer I bet.  :lol:

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He certainly does have a lot of very nice engines that he has built. There is certainly a lot more there than just how to build a curved spoke flywheel if one clicks on the "back" link at the top of the page.  :ddb: :ddb:

Cheers  :beer:

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I figured people would go through his site once there. And your right, he does have nice engines and there is more to see that might get the  :proj: started in some one, eh?  :beer:

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Re: Making a Curved Spoke Flywheel
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2010, 10:18:40 PM »
Bernd

I wonder how many of the 103 people that have read this post have actually saw that spoke bending jig. It certainly hasn't drawn many comments.  :lol: :lol:

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Re: Making a Curved Spoke Flywheel
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2010, 08:16:26 AM »
Don,

I think sometimes the simplest method or procedure baffales people or maybe they think, "It can't be that easy. There's got to be a more complicated way of doing that."   :lol: :lol:

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Re: Making a Curved Spoke Flywheel
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2010, 12:45:32 PM »
Bernd
I wonder how many of the 103 people that have read this post have actually saw that spoke bending jig. It certainly hasn't drawn many comments.  :lol: :lol:

Cheers  :beer:

Don

Don,

The jig pic could have been much clearer than it is......

I assumed the shank was inserted into the post, and the "Cold Iron Blacksmith" hammered it around the former, until it would curve no more.......

Or, am I wrong?  :scratch:

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Re: Making a Curved Spoke Flywheel
« Reply #6 on: July 23, 2010, 03:48:23 PM »
David,

I'd say you "hit the curved spoke with the hammer" alright on that one.  :lol:

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Re: Making a Curved Spoke Flywheel
« Reply #7 on: July 23, 2010, 06:21:29 PM »
Yup, the spoke jig is muy cool for sure but did you check out the videos of his engines running? :bugeye:
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