Another Spring Tensioner

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  1. Retmachinist

    Retmachinist New Member

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    I keep building Spring loaded tensioners until I get the one I like the best. I think I finally have it. I made it a plunger type so the spring is inside the steel sleeve. Sould work good as the plunger is brass and it also has a grease zerk. Have it on the bike but obviously can't try it out, or I should say don't want to try it out when the temp is around zero.
    John
     

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  2. comfortableshoes

    comfortableshoes New Member

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    my god, if a spring tensioner can be sexy, the is the one. [email protected] you do great work!
     
  3. MB-Monkey

    MB-Monkey New Member

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    When can i order one! That is fantastic work.
     
  4. Retmachinist

    Retmachinist New Member

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    Thanks for the kind words. Since I retired I have alot of time to put into these projects. I don't even want to guess how many hours I have in the winter build. I was originally going to build it to sell but I don't think I am going to be able to part with it.
    John
     
  5. Dave31

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    I agree!! Thats the most Handsome tensioner I have seen yet. Very nice work...two thumbs up (^)
     
  6. TexasDav

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    That would go on my mantle looks too good to use and get greasy
     
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    Yes sir John, you've got it now! Nice design!

    Jim
     
  8. Retmachinist

    Retmachinist New Member

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    Thanks Jim, being a machinist I really admire your work! I am also going to go to your site and order one of your clutch actuators. For what ever reason, the bike I built for my wife has a really stiff clutch. I want to get it as easy as I can for her. Yours definitly looks like the hot setup.
    John
     
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    SWEET!!! nice job.
     

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