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TimB1640
04-08-2012, 6:12 AM
i'd like to try making a set of bars what techniques do you guys use to figure for the angle of the hand section of the bars when you bend them ? thanks

cros36
04-08-2012, 6:26 AM
i made some t-bars, and then just heated each side up and bent till i liked the look, havent ridden them yet but they seem like they will be pretty comfortable. if i were to do it again, i would pry make a jig for the back sweep and slope tho. i dont think that they are all the way true, but for my first attempt im pretty happy about it.

http://i1015.photobucket.com/albums/af271/cros36/redo/DSCF8065.jpg

MrFuckingBrandon
04-08-2012, 9:14 AM
Make yourself a jig like this to find what's comfortable, grab a protractor, and your in business.

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y99/beat_bot/handlebarjig.jpg

livingdeadmc
04-08-2012, 9:17 AM
Make yourself a jig like this to find what's comfortable, grab a protractor, and your in business.

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y99/beat_bot/handlebarjig.jpg

Jesus dude thats killer

PrometheanLiver
04-08-2012, 10:32 AM
Jesus dude thats killer

+1. I just saved that picture.

midnight
04-08-2012, 1:43 PM
That jig is an awesome idea. Thanks for posting

TimB1640
04-08-2012, 2:42 PM
Make yourself a jig like this to find what's comfortable, grab a protractor, and your in business.

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y99/beat_bot/handlebarjig.jpg

great idea. thank you

pushachopperthanrideastocker
04-08-2012, 6:38 PM
I designed what I wanted out of cheap waterpipe,changed the grip angle. Made angled fixtures from angle iron welded to my table. Then made up a good set from d.o.m. I'd love to chrome em,but just a quick polish and clearcoat for now.

TimB1640
04-08-2012, 6:46 PM
I designed what I wanted out of cheap waterpipe,changed the grip angle. Made angled fixtures from angle iron welded to my table. Then made up a good set from d.o.m. I'd love to chrome em,but just a quick polish and clearcoat for now.

cool . i do understand what you're saying and appreciate the input but not really the style i was looking for but thank you anyway.

pushachopperthanrideastocker
04-08-2012, 6:58 PM
No sweat. Even my good friends don't dig em. Not a problem!!!!!:D

poonslammer
04-08-2012, 7:43 PM
Make yourself a jig like this to find what's comfortable, grab a protractor, and your in business.

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y99/beat_bot/handlebarjig.jpg

or just make one of these and bolt some controls on, who else has adjustable handle bars \m/

MrFuckingBrandon
04-08-2012, 11:17 PM
I need to tweak that design so that it has a bit more articulation, but I appreciate the kudos. Thanks gents. I'll post a printable template and parts list when it's finished.

turtlem1969
04-09-2012, 7:18 PM
Get you some 3/4 electrical conduit (if wanting 7/8" bars, or 1 inch conduit for 1 inch bars) usually 2-3 dollars for a ten foot stick, and bend them the way you want then make it out of dom, its also a cheap way to practice and make templates.

TimB1640
04-12-2012, 8:10 PM
I need to tweak that design so that it has a bit more articulation, but I appreciate the kudos. Thanks gents. I'll post a printable template and parts list when it's finished.

the only thing i would do is tie the left and right togther in the center so everything stays on the same plane but posting a printable template will be cool thanks

JBiorn
04-12-2012, 8:57 PM
Make yourself a jig like this to find what's comfortable, grab a protractor, and your in business.

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y99/beat_bot/handlebarjig.jpg

....dood....