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    14th May 2017, 14:35
    Ohhhhh yes... more strength because the fixed shaft is acting as a brace between the 2 bulkheads. I get your thinking :-) thanks everyone for all the tips. :-)
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    14th May 2017, 09:40
    This is good... this is the kind of pointers I need :-) thanks lads. Seems I'm thinking a little too big for FW haha. i was going to do weight calculations and adjust bulkhead thickness and disk...
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    13th May 2017, 18:21
    Good idea spreading the side load between the bulkheads, I didnt think of that. But not sure how well a bolt in each end would work as the shaft would be spinning. Say I put a 10mm thread in each...
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    13th May 2017, 14:45
    Rite then. Had some time and have come up with this weapon assembley design. please excuse the rather amateur drawing. I did try it on solid works but I don't know it well enough yet, so was taking...
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    13th May 2017, 13:16
    Gone with a live shaft now because seems easyer for my first build. Did a eBay search as you suggested Gary and found pretty much what I wanted, so cheers. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/272371124524 ...
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    13th May 2017, 09:13
    Oh yeah... I forgot to mention use oil and put in pillar drill instead hahahah .
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    12th May 2017, 20:36
    Thanks lads... that brings me to the next question. How many grooves and how deep should I be looking for in my pulley system. I imagined 1 groove about 10mm deep but I really don't know. Maybe a...
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    12th May 2017, 20:15
    What diameter hole you need? edit... just seen.. have the perfect thing... 2 secs edit 2 this bit... Tungsten Carbide Tipped 20mm hole saw. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/152133521208
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    11th May 2017, 08:59
    Before I buy 2 of these and a belt to go with..... are they suitable or not? Or is there better choices? Also.... what methods of fixing the pully to the disk to people use? I'll be using a dead...
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    11th May 2017, 08:46
    Well........ it's arrived :-) Seems to work well on the bushings but Imagine it will need polishing to a shine to work best. now to search for a pully and belts.
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