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#1 Bolens 1000 ONLINE  

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Posted November 26, 2016 - 01:05 PM

Needed a few reverse discs for my machines so I had a friend who has a CNC machine cut me some discs these turned out alot better than expected, just gave him the Blueprints with the dimensions and the computer did the rest of the work!

 

Now I need a CNC machine LOL :D 

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Posted November 26, 2016 - 01:27 PM

Looks like a real nice job.  Have to sell a couple thousand to pay for that kind of machine, even a good used one.


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Posted November 26, 2016 - 03:27 PM

Those turned out nice - what material are they made out of?



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Posted November 26, 2016 - 03:30 PM

Very nice! It's great that we have technology like that today to help us continue using our machines of yesterday.



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Posted November 26, 2016 - 04:29 PM

Those turned out nice - what material are they made out of?

 

Its a heavy composite brake material, I tried two different types, one low friction and one high friction, the high friction seems to be the closest to what Bolens had , The Originals were made with Asbestos


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Posted November 26, 2016 - 04:47 PM

What would he have to get for them to bless your customers?


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Posted November 26, 2016 - 05:01 PM

I'll have to ask him and see if he can make some more, I was just happy to have some so I can back my machines up again :D


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Posted November 26, 2016 - 11:49 PM

When are you and your friend going into production?



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Posted November 27, 2016 - 07:11 PM

I'll have to ask him and see if he can make some more, I was just happy to have some so I can back my machines up again :D

ya they  were the weak link in keeping my 15FC working right. How so before we know a cost??


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Posted November 28, 2016 - 10:43 AM

Nice work there. Finish looks great. :thumbs:



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Posted November 29, 2016 - 07:36 PM

Nice work!



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Posted November 30, 2016 - 09:46 AM

Looks like a real nice job.  Have to sell a couple thousand to pay for that kind of machine, even a good used one.

Yes, but once you have the machine you could make a lot of other stuff too.


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Posted November 30, 2016 - 01:59 PM

Yes, but once you have the machine you could make a lot of other stuff too.

 

The possibilities are endless! If only every gearhead could have one in their garage. :thumbs:


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Posted December 09, 2016 - 11:07 PM

I'll have to ask him and see if he can make some more, I was just happy to have some so I can back my machines up again :D

Can he make more?  Would like to have a spare for my '59 RAM.






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