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Old Jun 01, 2012, 05:55 PM
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I get the 0.75mm Sheets from my local "Conrad" Store (don't know if you have them in Sweden?).

For my SB-5 lower fairing I just made a template from cupboard, and used that to cut out the lexan. Then bend it over an edge (do not use heat!).
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Old Jun 02, 2012, 04:53 PM
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Ok Conrad . Do you now the art number ?
Old Jun 02, 2012, 05:47 PM
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A tip for lexan folding.

I use to create my own fairings and undercowls. In case that lexan sheet could be too thick to easily bend it, I mark each bending line with a ballpen and a steel ruler. Now it´s time to look for an old flat screwdriver (a really ancient one with no sharp edges...) and go all ruler down pressing the lexan sheet.

If you try to bend the sheet after this, you´ll see that it bents much easily along the line without the need of a sharp edge table.
Old Jun 03, 2012, 03:34 AM
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Ok Conrad . Do you now the art number ?
POLYCARBONAT MC GLASKLAR 400X500X0,75MM »
Best.-Nr.: 229802 - 62
400 x 500 mm
costs 6,5 Euros

When I tried to "scratch" the material to bend it easier, it always broke very quick on the edge.
Old Jun 05, 2012, 10:12 AM
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Note to myself:
Next time I buy steering springs check that they are the right ones and dont up my setup by using those wrong ones....
Old Jun 05, 2012, 10:17 AM
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lol
Old Jun 05, 2012, 05:47 PM
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Springs?

I thought you were testing rubber bands steering system too. Did you discard it?

Any comments about the rubber system?
Old Jun 06, 2012, 03:33 AM
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Springs?
I thought you were testing rubber bands steering system too. Did you discard it?
Any comments about the rubber system?
I have tried close to everything.
small springs, big springs, steel, stainless springs. Rubber, NBR and silicone tubing.
ORings. Carbon blades. If I would have found a curl of Elfhair I would have made springs out of that too.

The O-Ring system works well it has its advantages and disadvantages.

Under the line either the NF or Anderson steering dampers with a good set of springs make up the most reliable assembly.
The most professional assembly is surely from RGEvolution.
Old Jun 06, 2012, 09:41 AM
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If I would have found a curl of Elfhair I would have made springs out of that too.
If you finally get it, try to realize where the elfs have the most curly hair, and wash it properly...

Old Jun 06, 2012, 10:29 AM
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hey, I'm doing a Skype conference here, don't make me laugh..
Old Jun 06, 2012, 11:15 AM
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If you finally get it, try to realize where the elfs have the most curly hair, and wash it properly...

I'd rather not know how you found that information out! Eeewwwww!
Old Jun 21, 2012, 05:42 AM
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Just in case your bike doesn´t stay down in a turn I made myself a checklist:

1.)Reduce Play in the steering lingage
2.)Reduce Play the Fork Assembly: Right down to the wheel. This is the "Twist" Play if you hold the wheel and turn on the top Triple.
3.)Reduce the Freeplay the springs have before they turn the Fork.
4.)Use harder springs if 1 to 3 dont help
4.a) Be sure those new springs are really harder than the previous ones

And here is what I did after 1 to 4 didnt seem to help anymore:
5.)Have a friend check out a reciever on a Professional testbed and find out it was sending unclean signals, change the Receiver.
6.)Repeat 1 to 4.
7.)Change the Gearing of a one year old Futaba Servo
8.)Repeat 1 to 4.
9.)Change the Servo
10.)Repeat 1 to 4.
11.)Find out the Radio is not centralling the Steering properly
12.)Dismantle the Radio and change the whole Steering electronics
13.)Repeat 1 to 4.
14.)Clean all the Grit and Muck out of behind the Steering wheel BEFORE sending in the bloody thing for repair
Old Jun 21, 2012, 05:08 PM
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..and No. 14 finally solved the issue?
Old Jun 22, 2012, 02:56 AM
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..and No. 14 finally solved the issue?
Yes it did . Quite embarrassing.
Old Jun 22, 2012, 03:04 AM
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..especially after No.12, which seems to be pretty complicated


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