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45 motorcyle stand?

Post Sun Jun 17, 2012 12:25 am

Posts: 249
Location: Orlando
I searched but could not find a source or plan for a 45 motorcycle WORK stand.
I was going to build one but thought I would inquire here first.
Does anyone have any ideas?
I am ready to start putting my bike together after painting.
It's stripped down to the frame.

My regular stand wont hold her steady.
Maybe an adapter?

Post Sun Jun 17, 2012 8:09 pm

Posts: 3159
Location: Central Illinois, USA

The Armored School Handbook has plans for a tilt bench like this:

Myself, I always resorted to two Toyota scissor jacks, under the front footboard shaft.

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Post Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:34 am

Posts: 309
Location: Ohio
This works well for me.


Post Mon Jun 18, 2012 7:52 pm

Posts: 249
Location: Orlando
Cotton, I have the book for the plans but never saw one built. It looks cool, unfortunately I have no wheels on the bike and don't plan on putting them on until I get the motor trans and harness installed.

Ohio, love the simplicity, The jack to push it up just enough to pull the rod and down she comes.
Nothing is in the way, my kids won't knock it over, and i have the jack.

foot boards will go on last.

Thanks guys

Too home depot I go.

Post Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:06 am

Posts: 1038
Location: Ojo Caliente,NM,USA
Seems like those plans were online at one time. Does anyone know if they are still up and if so where?

Post Sun Jul 22, 2012 6:46 pm

Posts: 202
Location: Middle England UK
I sent emails to Brendan and Dusty Dave offering to email them the plans,so far no reply.
Maybe their spam filters got them,or maybe they think as I'm UK based I'm a scammer. :(
The reason I asked for an email return is,I can send an email through this forum,but don't see the email address.
By emailing,they see my email address first as a matter of trust.
The plans are all scaned and ready to go if they want them. :wink:

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