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The Wheel-horse Delorean model

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Wow, Im in awe! I hope to get to see it in person one day. Calling that a work of art just doesnt do it justice!

:D

John

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That's just amazing! Can't wait to see it done. That is the smoothest looking weld job I've ever seen :D

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Brian, this is an amazing project. Can't wait to see the finished tractor, You have a gift. :D

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Buckrancher, I have a question. When you weld stainless do you get discoloration?

And if so how did you polish it off? Just buffing, or is there a secret wepon?

Great talent and amazing skills!

And just think this :D could surive for many decades, long after most :USA: rust back to earth!

I'am a big fan of your work!

Keep the good stuff comming!

:wh: HORSEFEATHERS!

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Buckrancher, I have a question. When you weld stainless do you get discoloration?

And if so how did you polish it off? Just buffing, or is there a secret wepon?

Great talent and amazing skills!

And just think this :D could surive for many decades, long after most :USA: rust back to earth!

I'am a big fan of your work!

Keep the good stuff comming!

:wh: HORSEFEATHERS!

Thank you

Being that everything stainless is Tig welded the discoloration area is small

and close to the weld a regular foam sanding sponge will remove it

I had decided to use a one direction sanded finish(brushed) on all the stainless as it hides imperfections and is much easier than trying to polish to a mirror finish

(as I do not have large buffing wheels)

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Brian, you do amazing work. :D Can't wait to see it at the show!!

Dwayne

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Brian,great job!! :D

Just make sure you leave room for the flux capacitor

:USA:

Indy

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Truly a work of art! What a work of craftsmanship and dedication. :D

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I had decided to use a one direction sanded finish(brushed) on all the stainless as it hides imperfections and is much easier than trying to polish to a mirror finish

(as I do not have large buffing wheels)

Oooohhhh - that's going to give it a really nice finish! Wow!!!!

Duff :D :USA:

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Thank you all for your comments

Rear hubs were made from two pieces and welded together

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gear shift lever

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:D

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Very nice work And Hats off to the Welder and Machinists :D can't wait for the finished product. Keep up the Great Work!!!

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Thank you all for your comments

Rear hubs were made from two pieces and welded together

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gear shift lever

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:D

do you have to broach for keyway? I have the size if you need it.

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Awesome stuff! :USA: Expectations are high coming off the 854 job you did. Looks like you're living right up to it! :D

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At first I was going to use a stock steering wheel but for some reason I

could not leave it be.So after some thought this is what I did. I bought

some rtv silicone rubber moldmaking compound and some black casting

resin

First thing was to make a mold from a good steering wheel

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Next I made a new center hub and spokes with some engraveing

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At this point I cut plastic grip off the old wheel at the joint and sawed the old hub and spokes out of the steering wheel also whipped up a fixture to hold everything

for welding in the new center

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new hub and spokes welded in I did this with my mig and stainless wire

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once the new stainless pieces were welded in I recast the spoke joint

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All recast you can see the pouring sprues sticking up

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Done removed the sprues sanded smooth and painted with krylon fusion gloss black

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bottom side I used brass to pin the spokes in the hub

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:D

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FANTASTIC!!! :D

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Just plain AMAZING work!!!! :D

Duff :USA: :wh:

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Now you're just showing off.......... :wh::D :USA:

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Guess I'll be the one to ask, when casting your steering wheel, what the heck was the crayon for? Just filling the hole where your poured the resin in? :D

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Guess I'll be the one to ask, when casting your steering wheel, what the heck was the crayon for? Just filling the hole where your poured the resin in? :USA:

He uses that to draw the blueprints... :D

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