Home Made Fender Roller

Discussion in 'The Workshop' started by Thurman, Apr 9, 2018.

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  1. #1 Posted Apr 9, 2018

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    I made this fender roller about 12 years ago and have used it plenty. Works great and saves a lot of time. The roller is close to the main body so it's really stout. I do one side at a time. Very smooth action.


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    It's heavy duty and flexes very little.


    I used readily available metal and bearings along with a large valve wheel and an old custom steering wheel. My machinist buddy made the rollers.
     
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    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    I like it! A fender roller is another bucket list tool to get.
     
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    a must have
     
  4. #4 Posted Apr 18, 2018

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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  6. #6 Posted Apr 20, 2018 at 4:26 PM

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    It's 42'' tall and I usually let someone roll their own because it's real easy to go flatten the edges if you accidentally roll off the edge.
     
  7. #7 Posted Apr 21, 2018 at 9:03 AM

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    ROLLING FENDERS IS AN ART!
    NO PLACE FOR ACCIDENTALLY ROLLING OFF AN EDGE!
    NICE OF YOU TO LET OTHERS USE THE ROLLER.
    BUT, BE SURE AND GIVE INSTRUCTIONS BEFOREHAND.
    ESPECIALLY WHEN ROLLING A FENDER AND IT GETS WIDER
    AND THE FENDER NO LONGER FITS OVER THE TIRE.

    THE HEIGHT TO ME INDICATES YOU MAY HAVE TO
    SIT DOWN TO USE THIS MACHINE?
    LIKE I SAID 'VERY INGENIOUS' AND CREATIVE!