“That should be easy to make”… famous last words! No such thing with this project. This weekend’s shop time was spent making two components for the handgrip sleeves: the end plug with a raised pin attached and the linkage end.
I have an awesome friend with an excellent shop that has agreed to undertake the CAD design work and use of his machines. So we spent time this past weekend producing these two components.
Here are the end plugs:
Each piece is machined from round stock, cut off with automatic hacksaw, then finished in a different machine.
Next was making the linkage ends.
The final steps will be to weld both ends on in the correct orientation. And so it goes…