From:Barry Brown
Subject:RE: RE: RE: RE: 27 Deluxe video Date:Sat Sep 5 20:03:02 2015
Response to:5934
Looks like you have done an excellent job there. What type of brake material
are you using? My local brake shop has provided a green woven type
impregnated with bits of brass and supposedly used for elevators. I am not
100% sure of it's merits or failings yet.

Yes. I can imagine that. cheap beer comes in handy at times.

I couldn't find an original rear brake assembly for my 26 Deluxe so I
fabricated a heavy duty iron clad band assembly. Not original but it should
take a lot of abuse. 1/8" thick band with 3/16" thick ears. I tried to follow the
original design. stitched welded the ears. I will try to finish the engine this
winter. I can't wait to fire it up someday.


Thanks for the compliment.
Yes , I recall , a very long time ago mind you, extinguishing a smoldering fire
my 2 cam rear band brake lining with beer. ( NOT Guinness)