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#1 Dennie OFFLINE  

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Posted March 12, 2016 - 03:50 PM

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Edited by Dennie, March 12, 2016 - 03:54 PM.

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Posted March 12, 2016 - 04:10 PM

very nice, great job


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Posted March 12, 2016 - 05:05 PM

Great job

 

I know of one of those in the UK owned by a collector. She imported it in from you US guys



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Posted March 12, 2016 - 05:32 PM

Nice job!

If you need an original style throttle control and metal  clips for the handle bars I have them here if you need them to complete the project.


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Posted March 12, 2016 - 06:01 PM

Great job Dennie! :thumbs:


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Posted March 12, 2016 - 06:02 PM

Nice job!

If you need an original style throttle control and metal  clips for the handle bars I have them here if you need them to complete the project.

That would be icing on the cake. A great detail



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Posted March 12, 2016 - 06:20 PM

Very nice, do you plan on using it or just a show piece?

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Posted March 12, 2016 - 07:15 PM

Very Nice! Good job!  :thumbs:


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Posted March 13, 2016 - 08:49 AM

Nice job.

 

On those 12BB PowerHo's, the clutch handle to engage the drive was in the other bracket, closest to the handle.  .....The handle to engage a belt-driven attachment would mount in the bracket where you have your handle.

 

The 12BB also had a stop-switch button mounted in front of the left handlegrip.  ....The button mounted on an insulating bushing, and when pressed down, would short the ignition to the handlebar, shutting off the engine.



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Posted March 13, 2016 - 04:41 PM

I altered the handles from offset to centered directly behind the frame. The throttle and stop button were
altered into a small "dash panel". I have the original items. These changes may not be "kosher" but I wanted them. I will use a snow plow on this unit hence the desire for centered handles. That put the clutch handle in the other location. I understand the need to keep the unit
'correct' but the challenge to change the handles while maintaining the geometry was too much
for me to resist.

Dennie

Edited by Dennie, March 13, 2016 - 05:11 PM.

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Posted March 13, 2016 - 04:46 PM

That is a very nice looking Machine !! Great Job ! :thumbs:



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Posted March 13, 2016 - 09:20 PM

Very nice,you should be proud


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Posted March 17, 2016 - 11:35 AM

That looks beautiful nice job. Those little machines can do a lot of work.


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Posted March 17, 2016 - 12:22 PM

Man, that is beautiful! Nice, nice, job.


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#15 Dennie OFFLINE  

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Posted March 18, 2016 - 01:55 PM

Very nice, do you plan on using it or just a show piece?

I will restore a snow plow for some clean work, otherwise is just for shows.




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