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Old 03-28-14, 09:32 AM   #26
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the purple 0ne .. interesting way to make a 3 speed ..
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Old 03-28-14, 05:21 PM   #27
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My good friend and mentor has told me that he has decided to retire this spring as he will soon be 80 and wants to make sure he enjoys the good years he has left with his wife of almost 53 years.

He told me I'd be inheriting the lathe and picking up the torch, so to speak... but he said he will still consult and continue to work on smaller projects.

You have to respect that.
Highest congratulations and best wishes for you, your mentor and the business. I am amazed at that Arvon in the initial post - simply incredible. I have a few questions on rack making, but will PM those....

Again, congratulations and best wishes!
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Old 03-28-14, 06:06 PM   #28
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Aura, I'm sure they went that route because of all the manhandling and lifting of the bikes they expected, so they made a compromise to keep the weight of the bikes down.
You make a good point.
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