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g0ld3nuncw

North Carolina, USA

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MikaelPR

She's a beaut, Larry. Again, I really like that color scheme. Were there any places you connected chain to cable?
Thanks
Mike
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g0ld3nuncw

North Carolina, USA

Thanks Michael. Black really hides marks and is easier to touchup than the white or blue machines I have.

I tried to leave a small length of chain around the small gears, then attach cable to it and run the cable to the large cam inserts, but the force in that part of the machine was to much and my connections broke. I just ran the chain on this part of the machine, it doesn't increase friction anyway.
I have cable from the weight stack to the large sprocket (pic), and the entire leg extension side is cable.
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g0ld3nuncw

North Carolina, USA

This pic shows how I originally tried to attach the cable to the large cams. I had 2 cable inserts welded to the cams and ran the cable in and locked it down. The cable broke where I had it attached to the chain link at the small sprockets (like the one in the background on the right). Luckily I left room to re-insert the chain connectors as shown here.
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g0ld3nuncw

North Carolina, USA

Heres where the cable connects at the Leg Extension. I've been using it for several weeks now (I finished this side first) and it is holding up great. The cable rides in the sprocket groove and I haven't felt any nicks in the cable or any other problems.
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g0ld3nuncw

North Carolina, USA

Here's another cable connection, to the floating sprocket on the leg press side
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g0ld3nuncw

North Carolina, USA

I put heavy duty casters underneath this monster so I can move it if I have to.
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AI1963

Great work and great pics. Thanks for posting.

Would love to try that refurbished compound leg; alas, that will never happen. Looks amazing; sounds as if its function would match its appearance.

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g0ld3nuncw

North Carolina, USA

Thanks. I took my time, the machine has to funtion perfectly or the refurbishment isn't worthwhile. I like the cable replacements, I think this is the easiest to maintain long term without major machine modifications.

Moving on to a 40 degree chest next, got plenty of machines left to modify.
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Nautilus1975

g0ld3nuncw wrote:
Thanks Michael. Black really hides marks and is easier to touchup than the white or blue machines I have.

I tried to leave a small length of chain around the small gears, then attach cable to it and run the cable to the large cam inserts, but the force in that part of the machine was to much and my connections broke. I just ran the chain on this part of the machine, it doesn't increase friction anyway.
I have cable from the weight stack to the large sprocket (pic), and the entire leg extension side is cable.



On the double chain sections of the Duo Squat and this machine you are almost forced to stay with chain OR machine everything flat, weld on channels and go to belt - which I don't feel like doing myself and really don't care enough to worry about the potential resulting gain. The guys that do usually keep all the parts they rework in spares in duplicate or triplicate in case they screw something up trying this.

That's why I have an all sealed/linear bearing kevlar belt, dual phased cam leg press ;-)
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AI1963

Nautilus1975 wrote:
g0ld3nuncw wrote:
Thanks Michael. Black really hides marks and is easier to touchup than the white or blue machines I have.

I tried to leave a small length of chain around the small gears, then attach cable to it and run the cable to the large cam inserts, but the force in that part of the machine was to much and my connections broke. I just ran the chain on this part of the machine, it doesn't increase friction anyway.
I have cable from the weight stack to the large sprocket (pic), and the entire leg extension side is cable.


On the double chain sections of the Duo Squat and this machine you are almost forced to stay with chain OR machine everything flat, weld on channels and go to belt - which I don't feel like doing myself and really don't care enough to worry about the potential resulting gain. The guys that do usually keep all the parts they rework in spares in duplicate or triplicate in case they screw something up trying this.

That's why I have an all sealed/linear bearing kevlar belt, dual phased cam leg press ;-)


Which model/vintage? Post a pic please.

To quote Jack Nicholson: "Where does he get those wonderful toys?"
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kurtvf

I've asked to see pics of his machines before. Ain't gonna happen.............
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g0ld3nuncw

North Carolina, USA

I bought a Next Generation Dip machine today. The guy had an interesting piece. It was a chest fly / side lateral combo machine. It looks like it must have been part of a time machine, but this was a stand alone unit.
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g0ld3nuncw

North Carolina, USA

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g0ld3nuncw

North Carolina, USA

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Nautilus1975

AI1963 wrote:



Which model/vintage? Post a pic please.

To quote Jack Nicholson: "Where does he get those wonderful toys?"


Nautilus 2ST Medical leg press with pedestal and 450 pound stack - they came with belt, bearing and 2 cams phased on the drive shaft - one on the movement arm side belt driven off the movement arm linkage and another one on the same shaft to move the stack :-)

All I had to do to that one was bring it here

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g0ld3nuncw

North Carolina, USA

Did my first real leg workout with the Compound Leg yesterday.

Squat - 275 x 15
Compound Leg Extension - 120 x 12
Compound Leg Press - 220 x 12

EXCRUCIATING! What an awesome machine, well worth the time and effort for the refurbish
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ac01

Hi
If that workout is done back to back that is some quite good poundages.
Regards
Ac
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g0ld3nuncw

North Carolina, USA

Well not quite. After the squat, I waited about 90 seconds to begin the leg extension. About 30 seconds between the leg extension and the leg press. After 8 reps, I paused about 15 seconds to get the last 4 reps. My quads were on fire after the first rep of the leg press like I've never experienced before.
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