Building a Recumbent Tricycle Frame

Building a recumbent tricycle frame Part 1

Building a recumbent tricycle frame Part 1
Uploaded on May 12, 2011

First of two parts showing the cutting out, notching, jigging, brazing and TIG welding vs MIG welding processes involved in the construction of a recumbent tricycle frame. For the sake of brevity only key examples are shown. The music is from "My Favourite Guitar" by George Golla with apologies for the ugly industrial noises over the beautiful guitar work.

Building a recumbent tricycle frame Part 2

 
Building a recumbent tricycle frame part 2
Uploaded on May 13, 2011

Second of two parts showing the cutting out, notching, jigging, brazing and TIG welding vs MIG welding processes involved in the construction of a recumbent tricycle frame. For the sake of brevity only key examples are shown. The music is from "My Favourite Guitar" by George Golla.

First of two parts showing the cutting out, notching, jigging, brazing and TIG welding vs MIG welding processes involved in the construction of a recumbent tricycle frame. For the sake of brevity only key examples are shown.

 

 

Second of two parts showing the cutting out, notching, jigging, brazing and TIG welding vs MIG welding processes involved in the construction of a recumbent tricycle frame.

Tig Welding Thin Steel Tubing

MIG-example

MIG, note the weld at top is more elevated than TIG.

TIG example

TIG, note the top bead is almost flat and better integrated into the material than MIG

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