Tired of sanding I turned to easier pursuits today. Somewhat inspired by dreams of @Wildcat
's "bag of springs" I searched for a proper moto-spring this time around for my seat suspension. Finding gold parts is hard enough and they're usually weak but finding a seat post or stem less than 22.2 in gold is just not possible. I found this stretch of tube from a stand-up light in 19mm and took the chance it won't bend. Turned out to be pretty good quality. I figured the darker brass tube might offset the very yellow-gold spring, neither of which match my other, yet unseen gold pieces. (clash, clash, clash). Snipped the ends off the spring so as to fit over the tube but couldn't get it deep enough into the bolt cutters and sparks flew, took a slight hit...
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But I've got a good spring! Still might need a shim of some sort because its got a lot of room. Psyched about the results.
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