DaAgostini 1/4 scale Easy Rider chopper

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Re: DaAgostini 1/4 scale Easy Rider chopper

Postby Morris » Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:15 am

Okay - Pack 4 arrived - It starts with the sissy bar, license plate and tail light....
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Then the main frame pieces - One pic was me playing about with the fuel tank....
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Next was the foot clutch assembly (She's an older Harley - no hand clutch....
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Gear shift assembly next - there is a nut and bolt that attaches that ling arm on the rear of the pedal assy frame - I couldn't get the nut threads to hold - ended up adding a drop of quick super glue internally but leaving the linage clear to swivel.... :angry-banghead:
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Next up was the brake foot petal assy -
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Re: DaAgostini 1/4 scale Easy Rider chopper

Postby wingnut2 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:06 pm

Hey Morris :) loving this build and your work so far :clap: some very tiny parts ( watch for the "carpet monster") I am watching with great interest.
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Re: DaAgostini 1/4 scale Easy Rider chopper

Postby Morris » Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:33 pm

Thanks WN2 - I do fear the carpet monster - I try to assemble those smaller bits over a low cut box :D
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Re: DaAgostini 1/4 scale Easy Rider chopper

Postby number1 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:21 pm

Looks great Morris, finish on the parts looks first class.
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Re: DaAgostini 1/4 scale Easy Rider chopper

Postby krow113 » Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:37 am

It still is a hand clutch.
The item with the long spring is the mousetrap. Its an over-center spring setup to boost the clutch actuation.
Pretty cool model.
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Re: DaAgostini 1/4 scale Easy Rider chopper

Postby Morris » Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:38 am

Wow, I didn’t know that about the clutch - thanks!! It is a a nice build so far - (the kit, I mean :)) -
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Re: DaAgostini 1/4 scale Easy Rider chopper

Postby steve131 » Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:20 pm

This is a great kit so far 8-)
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Re: DaAgostini 1/4 scale Easy Rider chopper

Postby Morris » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:32 am

This is section 5 - crankcase, oil reservoir and breather cap, covers etc. The rear sprocket and chain came also but I'm glad I don't have to assemble the chain like Mark's Kawa! :o :o Apologies for the all over the place pics, I was one handing with a mobile phone on some....
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Re: DaAgostini 1/4 scale Easy Rider chopper

Postby steve131 » Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:16 pm

Very nice.
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