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Posted 05 January 2019 - 06:03 PM

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Posted 05 January 2019 - 06:04 PM

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Posted 05 January 2019 - 06:06 PM

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Posted 05 January 2019 - 06:08 PM

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Posted 05 January 2019 - 06:10 PM

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Posted 05 January 2019 - 06:11 PM

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Posted 05 January 2019 - 06:12 PM

Back cover, this seems to be all.

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Posted 05 January 2019 - 06:22 PM

it will not be practical for me to find and download all the manuals, yet.  When I find them, I can take better resolution pictures and put them in a file. I will need to email them to keep the resolution up and not have to mess with size reductions which I know how to do with PAINT,  that is time consuming. I can do this if there are only a few pages such as the above entries, not doing books or booklets or big items.



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Posted 05 January 2019 - 07:03 PM

Dmala, I appreciate the advice. Good points all around. I think I might tweak it tonight and just keep using the dance ep. Changing from one to another seemed to cause problems. ???

Thanks, Neil. Whenever you have time to scan copies, I would be happy to give you my email address. No pressure and no rush.

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Posted 05 January 2019 - 07:52 PM

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That is an interesting secondary mount and spider.

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Posted 06 January 2019 - 12:56 AM

Thanks for the help apfever!

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Posted 06 January 2019 - 04:25 PM

OK, all the info and parts and whatever for the fork clutch or other for assembly arm things are probably on this table. There are two tangent arms in the center of the photo. I need all the parts here for mounts but I can get info on size and such shortly. I have to move things to get to this table.  Specify information for the tangent assembly only for now. I'll get all data needed to cut one from a sheet of stock and I'll identify the base material to a reasonable extent. The cork is attached to the tangent arms at the top, which would explain a lot of slop in an assembly without it.  I have a lot of Edmund to move and reassemble in the garage.

 

Edit: the 12" neck on the Nashbar is my own custom design and build using double sleeved aircraft tubing, extremely solid, no gear fear of a twist. I can't wait to do the bigger frame next to it. I've been on the necker for a year and it's the only way to go for upright lolly gaggle casual cruising.

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Posted 06 January 2019 - 04:42 PM

maybe that last picture didn't convey.  I had to hold the camera up for a blind shot but this is the Edmund Fork tangent arm stuff and more.  I get used to stuff hanging around and don't take note of it any more after a while.  I would like this rolling cart back.

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Posted 07 January 2019 - 04:24 AM

Thanks, Neil.  Yes, if you have the time to post pics of just the tangent arm, and maybe a rough idea of its thickness, I think I can approximate the rest.  Specifics on the thickness of the clutch, and position relative to the tangent arm, and if there are any spacers on the other side of the tube, would all help too.  

 

Don't go to any specific trouble.  If I get that far before you get the info, I can probably fumble through it.  I have not even started on the mount, lol.  I have been having too much fun using it.  

 

It has been the grab-n-go scope for the last week.  My shins are ready for a change.  lol.


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Posted 07 January 2019 - 10:37 PM

The metal piece is fully just a flat piece of aluminum, slightly anodized black around the edges. It is 0.0875" to 0.088" thick. There is a cork gasket glued to the large rounded end. It would be a simple cut out from a piece of flat stock. I'll mic the rest and get measurements.  Just back in from town and probably not tonight.



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Posted 08 January 2019 - 05:23 AM

Thank you.  No hurry.  I have much less time than I did a week ago.  Back to the grindstone.  

 

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Posted 08 January 2019 - 12:06 PM

Thanks, Neil.  Yes, if you have the time to post pics of just the tangent arm, and maybe a rough idea of its thickness, I think I can approximate the rest.  Specifics on the thickness of the clutch, and position relative to the tangent arm, and if there are any spacers on the other side of the tube, would all help too.  

 

Don't go to any specific trouble.  If I get that far before you get the info, I can probably fumble through it.  I have not even started on the mount, lol.  I have been having too much fun using it.  

 

It has been the grab-n-go scope for the last week.  My shins are ready for a change.  lol.

the tangent arm is 0.135" with the glued on cork.  This is the thickness that would go between the OTA cradle and the fork arm.  I think a 1/8" shim would work fine for a temp. so you can at least set a functional clearance easy enough for now. 




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