7075, 7076... Whatever It Takes

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  • Published: 01 December 2019
  • Don't know if this was worth the effort, but was in a chatty mood. Come along for the ride as I sort out a few little things on a Factory Scorpa. We'll do bad things, I promise.
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  • Stuart Anderton
    Stuart Anderton  4 hours back

    Hey this old tony. Can you do a video on lathing spinning tops, best design, longest spin and can I have the winning top 😁

    • Dave B
      Dave B  11 hours back

      Why not add weld to the frame?

      • Chris Lee
        Chris Lee  12 hours back

        Try this 👍😁 https://www.facebook.com/202993593066141/posts/2860248614007279/

        • Aubrey Land
          Aubrey Land  1 days back

          This Old Tony, how difficult would it be to produce a tap and die set for worm threads, for use on wood?
          That felt like a run on sentence somehow...

          • Matt
            Matt  1 days back

            I would think a warped rotor is pretty apparent... wouldn't you feel it in the in your hands?

            • David Jonsson
              David Jonsson  1 days back

              Hello friends!
              I can't find Tonys vidjeo building his hydraulic press, is it gone?
              Please and thanks

              • Mike O'Barr
                Mike O'Barr  1 days back

                Man I can't believe how fast the channel is growing now! He just posted his 500k vid 10 months ago. I can't think of many channels that put in the effort he does unless they are full-time YouTuber's. I'd say he's definitely earned it. Thanks Tony.

                • Ziggy Davies
                  Ziggy Davies  2 days back

                  I presume you considered adding material to the bike frame bracket?

                  • Eniklis Nihm
                    Eniklis Nihm  2 days back

                    So, add some to the other side?

                    • Kreg Lamirand
                      Kreg Lamirand  2 days back

                      This Old Odometer is about to turn over 700,000 subs!

                      • OutOfNamesToChoose
                        OutOfNamesToChoose  2 days back

                        Has anyone said that you sound like Mando, The Mandalorian? Because you sound like Mando, The Mandalorian

                        • Ian9toes
                          Ian9toes  2 days back

                          I have a similar problem with my KTM front brakes being spongy when the pads get half worn out. I’ve gone to great efforts of bleeding them with no joy. But replacing the pads restores my braking strength.

                          • Chase Cdm
                            Chase Cdm  2 days back

                            "Even my wife" A+

                            • Rock Fish
                              Rock Fish  3 days back

                              What?? TF.

                              • Stephen McCreery
                                Stephen McCreery  3 days back

                                the springs also are probly stretched allowing the sag

                                • Owen Digity
                                  Owen Digity  3 days back

                                  Bullshit, never trust a guy with soft hands. Your channel is blocked.

                                  • Happy Fox
                                    Happy Fox  3 days back

                                    ah, click bait

                                    • Al Eldon
                                      Al Eldon  3 days back

                                      OMG his hands talking. Very scary. He can even stop clapping sound with hands. How do you do it?
                                      He is alchemist and knows magic. I will not subscribe to such scary hands
                                      Thx for video!

                                      • Kinzie Burton
                                        Kinzie Burton  3 days back

                                        Invest in a table router, even still that’s a good way to lose a finger or two.

                                        • Sean_Patriot America
                                          Sean_Patriot America  3 days back

                                          Love it!

                                          • Craig Hastie
                                            Craig Hastie  3 days back

                                            Simple question, why didn't you just add some weld to the frame side and file it back? Just curious as there may be something obvious I'm missing.

                                            • Craig Hastie
                                              Craig Hastie  3 days back

                                              @This Old Tony thanks! 😁

                                            • This Old Tony
                                              This Old Tony   3 days back

                                              that would work! but it's a permanent modification to the bike.

                                          • deepin Uranus
                                            deepin Uranus  3 days back

                                            Not another scorpa Tony..........

                                            • MaxSantos
                                              MaxSantos  3 days back

                                              Why not add the bid to the support?

                                              • ChrisHallett83
                                                ChrisHallett83  3 days back

                                                "No other pegging, except foot, is allowed" - hey now c'mon, no kink-shaming here! We're all gentlemen, there's no reason to exclude someone just because he occasionally likes for his partner to take the reins, as it were... Do you what you like with a person what consents, gents! The world's too small and life's too short to feel bad about what makes you feel good.

                                                • Gary Skowbo
                                                  Gary Skowbo  3 days back

                                                  Shooting from the hip is usually the best and most accurate way of achieving the results you want.😁

                                                  • Jon Gandy
                                                    Jon Gandy  3 days back

                                                    You, sir, are a comedic genius. I love your machining, how you story tell though (and I mean every aspect) is priceless.

                                                    • Robby Hieser
                                                      Robby Hieser  3 days back

                                                      Dude sometimes I can't even with you...lmao!!

                                                      • Ambrose Kalasky
                                                        Ambrose Kalasky  3 days back

                                                        Whoa, I didn't know you did dirt bike things. Just sub'ed. Not because of dirt bikes, but ......it helped. You're hired.

                                                        • Roone Briley
                                                          Roone Briley  3 days back

                                                          Grow your damn fingernail out. Jesus.

                                                          • T Smith
                                                            T Smith  3 days back

                                                            What I learned

                                                            • Joseph Case
                                                              Joseph Case  4 days back

                                                              Anther consequence of welding the 7075 Tony is the it will usually drop a few T levels

                                                              • freshpootube
                                                                freshpootube  4 days back

                                                                Oh for pete's sake. Glue a stop onto them.

                                                                • Jamie Beilensohn
                                                                  Jamie Beilensohn  4 days back

                                                                  Owned the older scorpa with Yamaha 250 engine. Never let me down. And like you , never owned a new bike.

                                                                  • ShepardIRL
                                                                    ShepardIRL  4 days back

                                                                    this video was surprisingly packed full of new info for me.

                                                                    • James Mooney
                                                                      James Mooney  4 days back

                                                                      Weld the extra material on the frame dumbass

                                                                      • racebends
                                                                        racebends  4 days back

                                                                        What formula do you use for heat in a project while cutting metal down to hold a close tolerance?

                                                                        • Funny/Gaming 1
                                                                          Funny/Gaming 1  4 days back

                                                                          Maybe helpful!
                                                                          I onced had a similar experience with a Renault Clio Sports car, I had just changed the pads but the owner complained that the brakes were spongy. Turns out that the pads I was given were the wrong type, so as soon as I changed the pads the problem was solved.

                                                                          • BDP Racing
                                                                            BDP Racing  4 days back

                                                                            Somewhere there is a crusty old machinist with an eye patch and 4 fingers watching your videos then talking shit about how you aren’t a real machinist since you still have all 10 digits.

                                                                            • SHRED CT
                                                                              SHRED CT  4 days back

                                                                              Scorpa🤘🔥 Tony I have a new found respect for you.😂 We're more alike than I ever knew!!

                                                                              • SleepnGrunt
                                                                                SleepnGrunt  4 days back

                                                                                Hey guy, you fuck right off with that "UltraSonic Foot Peg Cleaner".......Subbed

                                                                                • Gorden D
                                                                                  Gorden D  4 days back

                                                                                  you can test 7075 series of aluminum with calcium chloride solution, if it turns black or dark grey it's 7075. And for your extra bonus points if it's Magnesium use white vinegar and will also turn grey black bubbling. yes you can tig weld magnesium with the right filler and lots of argon.

                                                                                  • Dat L24
                                                                                    Dat L24  4 days back

                                                                                    "as you can see from the wear on the bolt hole, this'll probably get replaced sooner rather than later"

                                                                                    Why not just make and press a delrin or brass bushing in? We do it all the time for old SU carburetors with steel throttle shafts. Years more service is left in those things

                                                                                    • JohnIn WayneNewJersey
                                                                                      JohnIn WayneNewJersey  4 days back

                                                                                      I just have to say here that the production value of your videos is quite impressive. So what were you in your former life, machine operator of film producer? You are definitely quite adept at both.

                                                                                      • ShamblerDK
                                                                                        ShamblerDK  4 days back

                                                                                        The first few seconds scared me quite a bit :-(

                                                                                        • scoper49
                                                                                          scoper49  4 days back

                                                                                          I literally flinched at the beginning when the part kicked back. Panic mode engaged.

                                                                                          • jim ewok
                                                                                            jim ewok  4 days back

                                                                                            why would we design an aesthetic hole in something that is expressly a "guard" against ingress?

                                                                                          • ANDYMCNET
                                                                                            ANDYMCNET  4 days back

                                                                                            Ok ok I just went back to the old video to say i told you so in the comments lol because 30% of the time I am right every time. Xx

                                                                                            • Janos Ballo
                                                                                              Janos Ballo  4 days back

                                                                                              Man , that sense of humor ... love your videos :)