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#1 john westcott

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Posted 05 April 2006 - 02:35 am

Ever since I installed my hand my master cylinder is at an awkward angle. Has any one ever heated their lever with a butane torch and attempted to bend it? Second question, what other levers will fit if I brake mine?
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Posted 05 April 2006 - 03:07 am

QUOTE(john westcott @ Tue 4th Apr 2006, 09:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ever since I installed my hand...


Blasted artificial limbs.... maybe you installed your right hand on your left wrist?
Do your thumbs point towards each other or away??

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Posted 05 April 2006 - 09:36 am

QUOTE(john westcott @ Wed 5th Apr 2006, 01:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ever since I installed my hand my master cylinder is at an awkward angle. Has any one ever heated their lever with a butane torch and attempted to bend it? Second question, what other levers will fit if I brake mine?

Easy peasy..............use a (used) match as a guide to the temperature.........when the matchstick starts to "weep" the alloy is hot enough - watch though, it soom bends blink.gif

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Posted 05 April 2006 - 02:07 pm

QUOTE(dandywarhol @ Wed 5th Apr 2006, 08:21 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Easy peasy..............use a (used) match as a guide to the temperature.........when the matchstick starts to "weep" the alloy is hot enough - watch though, it soom bends blink.gif

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Posted 05 April 2006 - 03:09 pm

QUOTE(E.T. @ Wed 5th Apr 2006, 08:52 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Dandy you know you are the fountain of much mech knowledge...I'd stick that in your signature if I were you! wink.gif


How about 'E.T. - Mech Warrior'
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Posted 05 April 2006 - 03:14 pm

QUOTE(tdm850rider @ Wed 5th Apr 2006, 01:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How about 'E.T. - Mech Warrior'



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Posted 05 April 2006 - 04:26 pm

QUOTE(E.T. @ Wed 5th Apr 2006, 09:59 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Nope...

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Posted 05 April 2006 - 06:22 pm

Thanks to all. Now about those handguards, that was my problem.
That was funny about the artifical lims.
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Posted 05 April 2006 - 06:42 pm

QUOTE(dandywarhol @ Wed 5th Apr 2006, 04:21 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Easy peasy..............use a (used) match as a guide to the temperature.........when the matchstick starts to "weep" the alloy is hot enough - watch though, it soom bends blink.gif

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Would it be easier to change the master cyl back and adjust the handguard instead?
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Posted 05 April 2006 - 08:29 pm

I can't readjust.
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Posted 11 April 2006 - 08:29 pm

QUOTE(john westcott @ Wed 5th Apr 2006, 11:14 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I can't readjust.

did the melting of the break lever work?which hand guards did you fit

#12 john westcott

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Posted 12 April 2006 - 09:26 pm

I have not tryed yet. I would like to find a replacement before I try.
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