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#26 2019-02-20 5:35am

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Re: Repairing Crushed Skyway TA Brake Bridge

GTfixation wrote:

Wow I need this tool!

https://www.paragonmachineworks.com/fra … ml?cat=184


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#27 2019-02-20 2:34pm

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Re: Repairing Crushed Skyway TA Brake Bridge

Wow, looks amazing compared to how it started out.

Great thread and that tool is cheap enough to buy even for one repair. cool


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#28 2019-02-20 2:36pm

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Re: Repairing Crushed Skyway TA Brake Bridge

nice too to have!


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#29 2019-02-20 4:35pm

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Re: Repairing Crushed Skyway TA Brake Bridge

erdalicious wrote:

nice too to have!


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#30 2019-02-20 9:52pm

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Re: Repairing Crushed Skyway TA Brake Bridge

BRICKOS2 wrote:

oldnky wrote:

Is the metal going to be weakened now that it’s been forced back into place?
Is there anything you can insert into the bridge to prevent it from being crushed?

Looks good, thanks for sharing.

I would image if it doesn't get tightened down with gorilla like force it should be fine smile

It's weaker now before it was originally crushed. Now its been crushed the opposite way. Metal fatigue. I would not trust a brake on that bridge. Just my opinion


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#31 2019-04-18 10:51pm

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Re: Repairing Crushed Skyway TA Brake Bridge

Just found one source for the blocks...
Maybe I will get some, and bring to the next show?!!!

https://www.paragonmachineworks.com/fra … block.html

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#32 2019-04-19 12:02am

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Re: Repairing Crushed Skyway TA Brake Bridge

That is a BANG-UP job!  well done!


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#33 2019-04-19 8:51pm

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Re: Repairing Crushed Skyway TA Brake Bridge

GAry wrote:

Just found one source for the blocks...
Maybe I will get some, and bring to the next show?!!!

https://www.paragonmachineworks.com/fra … block.html

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … 61e57e.png

Wow. Really?


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#34 2019-07-13 3:45pm

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Re: Repairing Crushed Skyway TA Brake Bridge

These blocks still kicking around?


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#35 2019-07-13 4:05pm

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Re: Repairing Crushed Skyway TA Brake Bridge

The website says 27 in stock.


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#36 2019-07-13 7:45pm

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Re: Repairing Crushed Skyway TA Brake Bridge

BritUS wrote:

GTfixation wrote:

Wow I need this tool!

https://www.paragonmachineworks.com/fra … ml?cat=184

I just saw 5 months later that you left me the link where I could buy the tool. Just ordered it. Thanks dude

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