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Finally got them finished up yesterday.
They are one piece, fully machined. It's great when you have access to a machine shop and a Dad with thirty-some years of experience.
I designed them, but most of the credit belongs to my Dad.
Started with this:
Two burnouts after a little time on a Blanchard grinder.
 

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After the lathe work.
 

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after cutting and drilling.
 

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finish fitting.
 

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Painted and mounted.
 

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Another view (last one)
 

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Beautiful work, looks alot stronger than the kits on the market for other brake setups (Monte carlo stuff). Is that steel or aluminum?
 

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Very nice work! Wish I had access to equipment like that. Not That I could do anything with it if I did.
 

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Thanks for the positive replies guys.
They took about 5 hours of machine time, I had about an hour per side for clearance grinding for fit and painting.
I'm happy with the way they turned out.
 

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I had to mention this, I'm 35 and my Dad still surprises me,
He determined the locations of all the holes by using trig (math) on paper and "then" drilled them, using only the dials on the Bridgeport, starting from the center.
Blew my mind when they all lined up perfect. :eek:
Don't you just hate it when guys do things like that!
I'd have to use a tape, centerpunch and hammer! :mad:
I'm learning though. :D
I'll be showing him this thread later so, keep them coming.
Thanks guys.
 
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