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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Comments • 1 744

  • Chase Cdm
    Chase Cdm  6 hours back

    "Even my wife" A+

    • Rock Fish
      Rock Fish  11 hours back

      What?? TF.

      • Stephen McCreery
        Stephen McCreery  11 hours back

        the springs also are probly stretched allowing the sag

        • Owen Digity
          Owen Digity  13 hours back

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

          • Happy Fox
            Happy Fox  18 hours back

            ah, click bait

            • Al Eldon
              Al Eldon  18 hours 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  18 hours 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  19 hours back

                  Love it!

                  • Craig Hastie
                    Craig Hastie  22 hours 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  21 hours back

                      @This Old Tony thanks! 😁

                    • This Old Tony
                      This Old Tony   21 hours back

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

                  • deepin Uranus
                    deepin Uranus  22 hours back

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

                    • MaxSantos
                      MaxSantos  23 hours back

                      Why not add the bid to the support?

                      • ChrisHallett83
                        ChrisHallett83  1 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  1 days back

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

                          • Jon Gandy
                            Jon Gandy  1 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  1 days back

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

                              • Ambrose Kalasky
                                Ambrose Kalasky  1 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  1 days back

                                  Grow your damn fingernail out. Jesus.

                                  • T Smith
                                    T Smith  1 days back

                                    What I learned

                                    • Joseph Case
                                      Joseph Case  1 days back

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

                                      • freshpootube
                                        freshpootube  1 days back

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

                                        • Jamie Beilensohn
                                          Jamie Beilensohn  1 days back

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

                                          • ShepardIRL
                                            ShepardIRL  2 days back

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

                                            • James Mooney
                                              James Mooney  2 days back

                                              Weld the extra material on the frame dumbass

                                              • racebends
                                                racebends  2 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  2 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  2 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  2 days back

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

                                                      • SleepnGrunt
                                                        SleepnGrunt  2 days back

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

                                                        • Gorden D
                                                          Gorden D  2 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  2 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  2 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  2 days back

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

                                                                • scoper49
                                                                  scoper49  2 days back

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

                                                                  • jim ewok
                                                                    jim ewok  2 days back

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

                                                                  • ANDYMCNET
                                                                    ANDYMCNET  2 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  2 days back

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

                                                                      • James T
                                                                        James T  2 days back

                                                                        Just lol.

                                                                        • joppe peelen
                                                                          joppe peelen  2 days back

                                                                          you coffee beker looks EXACTLY like mine.. im gone check if mine is still there. it has a chip missing at that same spot :) hehe

                                                                          • Ciaran 9843
                                                                            Ciaran 9843  2 days back

                                                                            @thisoldtony I’ve a question and thought you would be the man to solve my problem

                                                                            • Hector Heath
                                                                              Hector Heath  2 days back

                                                                              Talking hands...too weird.

                                                                              • Matthew Fox
                                                                                Matthew Fox  2 days back

                                                                                Plenty a solvent

                                                                                Bake at 350 degrees for one hour

                                                                                More cleaning solvent and install problem solved

                                                                                Rotor saved

                                                                                • majormindup
                                                                                  majormindup  2 days back

                                                                                  If there was a concern about the weldability (is that a word?) of the footpeg, wouldn't a bead of weld on the point where the footpeg contacts the frame accomplish the same thing? Maybe harder to get access but it appears the frame is steel so...On the other hand, I paused the video to read the instruction placard on the ultrasonic footpeg cleaner... was NOT disappointed!

                                                                                  • Vivek
                                                                                    Vivek  2 days back

                                                                                    Beware... Extremely danger...

                                                                                    • Vivek
                                                                                      Vivek  2 days back

                                                                                      Alumium just sounds wierd.. let's fix it . Say it alumiNium

                                                                                      • Vivek
                                                                                        Vivek  2 days back

                                                                                        👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏

                                                                                        • Jesus
                                                                                          Jesus  2 days back

                                                                                          "Ultrasonic foot peg cleaner" :D

                                                                                          • firefox5926
                                                                                            firefox5926  2 days back

                                                                                            10:18 could you not have just scuffed it up abit and then superglue a bit of metal to it ? or brazed/soldered?

                                                                                            • firefox5926
                                                                                              firefox5926  2 days back

                                                                                              9:59 NOT THE KITTY