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Aad's Gearbox, part 2


Last weeks sawing action left the gearbox with some ugly gaps where the electric start flap used to be. The perfect excuse for Aad to try his latest toy, an electric file that he bought from an old engraver who retired recently. I must admit I didn't even know that such a tool existed but it is really usefull for filing in hard to reach places... Aad filed a V-groove so the weld would have good penetration and after pre-heating the gearbox he welded in strips of aluminum. Then it was back to the beltsander to smooth the welds and finally the whole thing was glassbeaded. Ready for re-assembly!


13 June, the gearbox is re-assembled