Huge Transformer: Tell me what would YOU use this for!

Huge Transformer: Tell me what would YOU use this for!

(Actually it isn’t a transformer)

Today I was searching for a hydraulic pump for my dad and found a big transformer thing i had laying arround: I tought it was a crude homemade AC welder from the 50′s, but upon inspection I found it isn’t even a transformer.  I think it is a big magnetic shunt, maybe to regulate a …..

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[Project Log] Custom motorized bicycle Pt.4

[Project Log] Custom motorized bicycle Pt.4

I noticed that i’ve started my last three post with the word “well”. I think i’m a guy of habits.
Finally after a lot of thinking I bought a 1980′s Sturmey Archer AW 3 speed.
I spent a lot of time cleaning and overhauling it. I even had to make a tool to unscrew a fu**ing cap. It was WAY too stuck. …..

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[Project Log] Custom motorized bicycle Pt.3

[Project Log] Custom motorized bicycle Pt.3

Well, it’s been a while since my last post, but i’d some troubles.

I went to the bicycle shop to pick up the nexus 7 hub, but the guy said that he tested it and it seems skipping a gear. So he will test it a little more to see if it’s only a bad adjustment or is broken.

Next I …..

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[Project Log] Custom motorized bicycle Pt.2

[Project Log] Custom motorized bicycle Pt.2

Well, today I went to my local bicycle shop to get my nexus 7 rear hub, but it wasn’t ready (the guy has to take it out of a wheel, he’s a lazy guy).
Pissed off I went to the other bicycle shop in town to get the rear rim. The guy lend me a wide rim he had, and i …..

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[Project Log] Custom motorized bicycle Pt.1

[Project Log] Custom motorized bicycle Pt.1

Well, seeing that i can’t get my licence until after a year and a half  (cops caught me witout a licence and i’ve to pay a ridiculous ammount of money, or wait two years) i’ve decided to sell my motorcycle and build a motorized bicycle. But hey, if i’m gonna build something from scratch, i wanna build it exactly as i like.

This …..

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