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  1. Shop tools: Lathe

    Mechanical Issues
    Fellow machinists, I have a quandry. As I plot my cb450 build, I'm wondering how big a lathe I will need for most of the parts I would make or modify. I'm a little space-constrained, so a mini-lathe (9x20) is tempting, but small = lightweight. Can anyone anticipate parts or ops I would need...
  2. Shop equipment advice

    Tires, Wheels, and Brakes
    Just got a '72 CB 175 - my first bike! Runs and is in mostly good working order, not bad cosmetically either. Some maintenance and minor repair work required which I'm marginally confident I can do. Tires are in pretty iffy shape so my question is this - I'd like to take the wheels in to the...
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