Then I welded the frame from 1×1 steel tubing.
I welded some bronze bushings to the frame to keep the threaded rods straight. This was a bit messy since they’re impregnated with oil which flushes out and burns black smoke when you weld them.
Here’s the one on top…
And the one on the bottom…
It’s getting close to completion. This weekend I’ll add the motor mount and the chain tensioner, and chain. A vendor my company works with agreed to make me a 16×62 belt for $24 so I”ll be getting that in a week or two.
Thanks for looking, any advice is welcome.
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