Member Page: Tom Bartlett

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Tom Bartlett

Member ID: Tom Bartlett
Status: Free Member
Double Springs, AL, USA   USA
Member Since: 2014-01-15
Home Site: The CycleKart Club
Last Login: 2018-06-19 08:59
Forum Posts: 0

Retired educator, long-time gear head, restoring old sports cars and building weird one-off specials.

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1924 CycleKart American Clear Sealed Oak red Fenders Tom Bartlett

1924 CycleKart American

1930 CycleKart Great Britain Black Tom Bartlett

1930 CycleKart Great Britain

1952 MG TD Primer Tom Bartlett

1952 MG TD

1957 Lotus Seven Yellow Fenders Aluminum Body Tom Bartlett

1957 Lotus Seven
"Lotus Seven Replica"
1959 Other Not Listed White Tom Bartlett

1959 Other Not Listed
"King Midget Model III"

5 Vehicles — Total mileage: 5,420 mi (8,723 km) — Average age: 1944
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Creating A "space Frame"

Posted on: Thursday February 19, 2015

Before reinforcing tubes or mounting brackets are

Keeping a frame straight and flat while welding it together is tricky. I start out on my flat welding table, and tack the bottom of the frame together. After I have added the upper part, or "3-D" portion, then the frame can be rotated and finish-welded. I am careful to skip from one corner to another opposite corner when welding, but even then I have sometimes introduced a slight warp to the frame. I check for flatness often. Instead of competely welding all four sides of every joint at one ...

3/4 Sized Morgan 3-Wheeler CycleKart

Posted on: Thursday February 19, 2015

Drawing of Morgan Super Sports

Since I have long been fascinated with different suspension systems, I could not rest until I tried building a sliding pillar front suspension such as the one patented by HFS Morgan about 1911. I’ve always loved the looks of the Morgan beetle back Super Sports of the 1930s, so I thought I’d try to build a cyclekart-sized version. I had several of the standard cyclekart 17” Honda 90/110 wheels on hand, so I started with these. I hoped that by using the regular 66” wheelbase and...

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