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You confused your brain, lol.
To many flips, one of which was probably end for end and you rolled it the wrong way.
I did it a couple times last year while building a front end loader for my garden tractor.
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Dont worry though, you'll get it figured out. As they say, an education costs money, doesnt matter what it is.
 

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I AM A GOD!

I WIELD THE HAND OF HEPHAESTUS, AND THE EYE OF THE CYCLOPS!

SUCH POWER!

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40 amps, to be exact. Such slag...

This is the most incredible tool I have EVER wielded (sorry lads).

And it's a little bit scary!
 

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Lol..and now you know you didn’t mis-cut that angle iron, you just had subliminal forethought as a clamp on straight edge guide when wielding the touch of Hades..
It's an awesome feeling. Wow! Zip and the mitre is cut. Literally less than a second.

I experimentally tried cutting straight lines but they end up wonky. I did clamp on a strip of metal to act as a fence and it works amazingly (but not the mitre that shall not be named - good idea!) . I am never touching an angle grinder again!

Its so quick and painless, I should have invested in one years ago. Don't need the bandsaw at all, in fact its a lesser tool for what I'm planning, to do I think.
 

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I can haz taebl! Added a piece of sliding door u-channel to act as a tooth-enamel-saving fence and as a handy oddments tray, and gave it a lick of paint.

I need to organise this hooker's handbag. Dayhum.

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I need better ppe. Pulled 2cm of brush cup wire from my belly. I didn't even know it was there until I started scrubbing. It burns like a Father McCray now. Thank god it's stainless steel but it's left a black entry pinhole I can't scrub out :'(

WEAR YOUR PPE PEEPLES!
 

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I need better ppe. Pulled 2cm of brush cup wire from my belly. I didn't even know it was there until I started scrubbing. It burns like a Father McCray now. Thank god it's stainless steel but it's left a black entry pinhole I can't scrub out :'(

WEAR YOUR PPE PEEPLES!
Don’t worry, your next welding foray will cauterize that wound nicely.. not hooked up right,I know, but I welded on live natural gas nearly every day for 35 years and only wore a long sleeve shirt if I was laying under the pipe that day and never wore gloves..no “touch” for the rod is a bad thing..lol
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It is a collection of small changes that together absolutely transforms the whole bike and turns it into an objet d'art.
You artists are mesmerizing to watch. I can be a craftsman, with patience and practice and dedication. But never will I have the 6th sense of artist.

In HS art class: we get a week to try to draw a face. An artist: a dozen pencil lines in about 30 seconds and a caricature that looks just like me! Now, at nearly 70, I finally recognize how otherworldly is the talent of an artist.
 

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Well I dunno. A lot of people think they can't be artists when it's all in the mind, really. Also, those dozen pencil lines are backstopped by the canonical ten thousand hours and millions of practice lines that came before. Thanks for the compliment though!

I'm reminded of a sculptor who once remarked, "Sculpting is easy - you just push clay around until it looks right.". And it's largely true.
 

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My brother in law is an artist, specialising in stained glass, although he still does paintings. I am in awe of his work.
When I was in HS, the first two years Art was compulsory. One attempt by me to draw a Davy lamp resulted in the drink soaked teacher grabbing it, crunching it up and bouncing it off my head screaming that I was "an insult to the art world"......prick!!!!
Some of the bruvs paintings
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Are you really set on white wall tires? Please say no.
Everything else looks cool, especially with the clip-ons.
 

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Well, let's look at the difference.
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To my eyes, something goes awry with the proportions with all-black tyres.

Visually the whitewalls make the tyres larger and make the bike look longer and sleeker.

Be that as it may, I might need to rework the concept to work with mag wheels, since I can't find laced wheels that fit and don't bankrupt me.
 

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I’ve looked at the difference and still prefer the black tires. It looks more purposeful and serious. The white walls make the bike look... silly; like some hipster creation meant to sit behind the bar at a gastropub (I hate that word). Black tires say yes, I built this bike and, yes, I intend to ride it.
 

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XD

I appreciate strong opinions!

It will start off having black tyres because it will start off with mags :]
 

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The colour needs to be different. The gold doesn't work for me with the black sidewalls.

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Anyway I need to model a pair of mag wheels otherwise I'm just wasting time.
 

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That looks better. Where are you mounting the supercharger? 😁
 
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