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Machining some beadlocks

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Machining some beadlocks

Post by HoosierClod » Sun Jan 17, 2016 6:19 pm

I've started machining a set of 2.2" beadlocks for my Clod crawler. They will be internal beadlocks with a removable center in case I decide to change the design later on.

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Re: Machining some beadlocks

Post by nosyajg » Sun Jan 17, 2016 6:34 pm

Cool... Looking forward to seeing this progress...

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Re: Machining some beadlocks

Post by SFC K » Sun Jan 17, 2016 9:38 pm

:popcorn:
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Re: Machining some beadlocks

Post by HoosierClod » Sun Jan 31, 2016 2:28 am

Making progress on my wheels. I finished one of the beadlock sleeves and mounted a tire to make sure it clamps the bead. After a few more cuts on the lathe, it holds the bead securely.

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Re: Machining some beadlocks

Post by HoosierClod » Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:03 pm

I plan to machine the centers similar to the wheels on my 1:1 daily driver.

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Re: Machining some beadlocks

Post by SFC K » Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:07 pm

Cool! :popcorn:
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Re: Machining some beadlocks

Post by HoosierClod » Wed Jul 06, 2016 2:37 am

Got a little more work done.

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Re: Machining some beadlocks

Post by HoosierClod » Tue Jan 03, 2017 12:20 am

Worked on the wheels a little today and got the other three beadlock sleeves done. Centers are next.
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Re: Machining some beadlocks

Post by SWMS » Tue Jan 03, 2017 1:13 am

Very cool! I love the machine work.

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Re: Machining some beadlocks

Post by Tanker10 » Tue Jan 03, 2017 2:43 am

Looking forward to the finished wheel.

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Re: Machining some beadlocks

Post by HoosierClod » Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:11 am

A little progress.

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Re: Machining some beadlocks

Post by SFC K » Thu Jan 12, 2017 12:42 am

Those are nice and you mounted them on one of favorite tires!
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Re: Machining some beadlocks

Post by HoosierClod » Mon Jan 23, 2017 2:01 am

SFC K wrote:
Thu Jan 12, 2017 12:42 am
Those are nice and you mounted them on one of favorite tires!
Thanks!

They're functionally finished. Still haven't decided on the design for the centers.

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Re: Machining some beadlocks

Post by ratpower396 » Wed Feb 22, 2017 3:02 pm

did you make the hex for these as well??

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