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by beat
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Electric Start
Replies: 585
Views: 78079
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Electric Start

minetymenace wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:40 pm
You must video you first attempt at starting, beat.
ok, I will video it, but I guess I need your help to get it in to the forum.

I will call you when I get it.

beat :lol:
by beat
Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Electric Start
Replies: 585
Views: 78079
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Electric Start

hi all
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X Mas Present....
today arrived the gears from PES.

Hardened and grinded as per drawing.
:thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb

I go for snowboarding next week -- can't await to fit them all and see dos it work or not....

beat <216 <982
by beat
Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 101
Views: 6996
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

finished the tank today
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on the way...............
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lot of welding work.......
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new center fix
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finished !
beat <216
by beat
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 101
Views: 6996
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

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swing arm nearby finished, now on the rear end....
<216
by beat
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: B50 lovers in France in 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Flag: Switzerland

Re: B50 lovers in France in 2019

Sounds all good, - the dates are noted :!:

I just don't know the BSA I will take to....

beat :ban
by beat
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: B50 lovers in France in 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Flag: Switzerland

Re: B50 lovers in France in 2019

this dates coming close to my family holiday.
I will se what I can arrange.

Where will be the place for the meeting ?

beat
by beat
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: International BSA B50 Meeting
Replies: 59
Views: 5230
Flag: Switzerland

Re: International BSA B50 Meeting

my Fotos are very bad.
not worth the stick

beat :oops: :cry: :oops:
by beat
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: B50 lovers in France in 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Flag: Switzerland

Re: B50 lovers in France in 2019

b50root wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:31 pm
Would love to come. Not sure until we see the date.
the same for me.

:thumb :thumb

greetings to all the french friends :

beat <212
by beat
Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 101
Views: 6996
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

as I wait for more ss tubes I got on to the tank.
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old and ugly
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some good size dents in...
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using the " tankmaker tools " and two hours later
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this is how it should come about....
beat <216
by beat
Fri Jan 04, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 101
Views: 6996
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

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<216
by beat
Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 101
Views: 6996
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

Jack Gifford wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:41 am
What are you thinking for swing arm strength in the horizontal plane?
for me, easier to made than to explain,- language wise... :oops:

just give me two more days please <209
by beat
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 101
Views: 6996
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

yes, Webs......
:?: :?:
by beat
Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 101
Views: 6996
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

abouth like this ??
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on the way.... ( not finished yet.. )
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IMO, the critical point is not near the rear wheel axle, no, - it is near the swing arm bearing point.
so there is some more in the plan ( head <017 )

beat <212
by beat
Tue Jan 01, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: New B40 oil leak.
Replies: 25
Views: 792
Flag: Switzerland

Re: New B40 oil leak.

Jeff K wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:18 pm
our bikes that are self oiling. Yes we are the lucky ones.
:laugh :laugh :laugh :laugh >44 :laugh >44 :laugh >44 :thumb
the best mate for biking with old brits is Lord Humor :thumb :thumb :thumb
by beat
Tue Jan 01, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: New Year's Day Meeting 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 889
Flag: Switzerland

Re: New Year's Day Meeting 2019

minetymenace wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:20 pm
Pick a date Beat, its good to have a target...
surely not by the end of September because then I will be away.

I guess you guys need to pick the date :!:

beat :lol:
by beat
Tue Jan 01, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 101
Views: 6996
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

Jack Gifford wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:55 am
Tying the two bends together
if I got it right, this means making a connection from the lower tube to the upper one just in the center of the bend, right?

- this ( and some more ) is what is in the plan for this swing arm
beat :ban
by beat
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: New B40 oil leak.
Replies: 25
Views: 792
Flag: Switzerland

Re: New B40 oil leak.

Jeff K wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:36 pm
What am I missing here? porous casting?
you don't miss anything Jeff, -- it is just a &lt;069

happy new year

beat >44
by beat
Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: New Year's Day Meeting 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 889
Flag: Switzerland

Re: New Year's Day Meeting 2019

Ian Hingley wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:58 am
Took Mandy up on the back of the A65 Lightning.
what about this for target Switzerland in 2019 ??

beat :idea:
by beat
Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 101
Views: 6996
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

today, I started for a new one, slightly more " modern " version:
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Brass dummi with Diameter minus 0.4 mm.
first making one side only:
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in progress
beat <982
by beat
Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 101
Views: 6996
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

one more ( unexpected :oops: :oops: ) bend in the not evan finished swing arm :cry: :cry: DSCN1166.jpg I could NOT get out the brass dummy after welding, = result from the 10 tonnes press: DSCN1167.jpg had to damage ( cut ) the arm to have my dummy back..... :( well: have to go for a other one.... b...
by beat
Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 101
Views: 6996
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

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chain adjust rear
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rear swing arm in progress ( for 150 mm suspension )
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<982 <982 beat
by beat
Thu Dec 27, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: New B40 oil leak.
Replies: 25
Views: 792
Flag: Switzerland

Re: New B40 oil leak.

Jeff K wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:57 pm
the tiny drain hole
the BSA Master pice :!:

once more :laugh :laugh
&lt;069 &lt;069 &lt;069
by beat
Mon Dec 24, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Merry Christmas

b50root wrote:
Mon Dec 24, 2018 2:04 pm
Merry Christmas to all members .
+ 1

<208
by beat
Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: New Year's Day Meeting 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 889
Flag: Switzerland

Re: New Year's Day Meeting 2019

minetymenace wrote:
Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:25 pm
My money is on The Star..
<205 <205 <205 <214 <214
all my money is on the Star two :!: :!:
( as my wive says..... :oops:

beat :werd


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<216
by beat
Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: New Year's Day Meeting 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 889
Flag: Switzerland

Re: New Year's Day Meeting 2019

minetymenace wrote:
Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:26 pm
MOT on 28th, you can make it
we can't MOT it, but " roll out " maybe in 3 month ??

<209 ........ <216
by beat
Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: New Year's Day Meeting 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 889
Flag: Switzerland

Re: New Year's Day Meeting 2019

minetymenace wrote:
Tue Dec 18, 2018 3:16 pm
Who's going?
I will not be there, --- to much work ( plaisir ) here.....
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:mrgreen:
by beat
Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: The science of engine combustion.
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Flag: Switzerland

Re: The science of engine combustion.

gets sucked in as a very lean mixture and the engine pings IMO, - lean mix burns faster. AND pings ! and it ignites on glowing carbon very easily to cause backfire. to much carbon is often the result of feeding a bad fuel such as a very heavy crude oil with to low pre-heating of it ore feeding some...
by beat
Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: The science of engine combustion.
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Flag: Switzerland

Re: The science of engine combustion.

Hmmmmm <201 this Hornsby 16", dos it really have a Ignition ? if so, is this ignition not used only for starting prozess ? ( and shortly after starting, it runs on self ignition ?? after my experience, backfire on a big self ignitor is the result of a ( partly ) clogged exhaust, so glowing particles...
by beat
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 101
Views: 6996
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

Ian Hingley wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:36 am
Retirement must suit you - you're looking younger every day!
Haaaaaaaaaa :!:

No, - it is not retirement making me looking younger !

- it is the nice BSA project, making the difference :!: :!:

the weekend in Paris did of corse a part of having happiness


:ban :ban
by beat
Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 101
Views: 6996
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

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<982
by beat
Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: This Forum
Topic: Re: Forum Down
Replies: 15
Views: 2053
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Forum Down

Canberra wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 1:01 pm
Thanks a million Rickard .
<904
by beat
Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: The science of engine combustion.
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Flag: Switzerland

Re: The science of engine combustion.

1 Which burns faster? A lean or a rich mixture. 2. What is the science behind a backfire through a carb? 3. When there is no crossover on the valves, what could cause a puff of air to come out of the inlet before it sucks again. Hmmmmm <201 1. lean mix is faster Think big single cylinder engine Wha...
by beat
Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 101
Views: 6996
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

Is the engine a stressed member? :?: :?: :?: what means this in proper english ?? those rubbers look rather skinny for a thumper, there existing three types of silent blocks for the 10 mm bolt. each of them has more or less rubber. I have chosen the medium one in a tribute to the sensitive tension ...
by beat
Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 101
Views: 6996
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

it is empirical.

40 years ago, we had made our Wasp Sidecar with the Kawa H2 750 In fitted with this Silent Blocks as we calling it.
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within two years of racing, ONE only and single crack in the frame !

so- back to the roots <217

beat
by beat
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 101
Views: 6996
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

hi all Front fork finished, lightweight and clean... DSCN1110.jpg the first frame tubes on the way... DSCN1113.jpg new engine brackets DSCN1114.jpg lower gearbox mount DSCN1117.jpg just bushings get welded to the frame,- copper dummies needed for welding process. Silent Blocks are coming in place fi...
by beat
Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: Typhoon BX60V
Replies: 39
Views: 3283
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Typhoon BX60V

Yes the sand was well packed and vibrated. It's surprising how much air gets trapped initially; but after successive vibrations and topping up with dry sand I believe I got all the trapped air out so your tubes still needing heat for bending. make them Cherry - red and do the bending very slowly. a...
by beat
Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: Typhoon BX60V
Replies: 39
Views: 3283
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Typhoon BX60V

SteveS wrote:
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:05 pm
to pack the tube with kiln dried sand and plug the ends.
have you been " fibrating" the sand whilst filling the tube ?

beat <201
by beat
Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: Hammer of the Gods - B50SS Project
Replies: 115
Views: 12632
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Hammer of the Gods - B50SS Project

AA, AAA, TCS, and others.....
<212

:lol:
by beat
Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: Hammer of the Gods - B50SS Project
Replies: 115
Views: 12632
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Hammer of the Gods - B50SS Project

where is the Hammer ?
where the chisel ??
where is the pice of rope ?

where the half liter of spare engine oil :?: :?: :?: :?: :?: :?:

or dos your best mate work for the AA :?: :?:

with your outfit I would not go further than to the grocery store next corner.

:oops:
by beat
Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: 2018 BSA International Rally
Replies: 33
Views: 3881
Flag: Switzerland

Re: 2018 BSA International Rally

Beat will have spotted that electric start and will want details. No, - I do not wanting details. - I do want my gears from Mark Cook to make my one running. :uhu <022 <022 Beat probably feels the same? beat will decide for some more ore not when his is running. the job wasn't this hard, - the wayt...