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Offline Domas

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2 3/4 Rear Stand
« on: 20 Jul 2022 at 10:00 »
This is my rear  stand. What's missing? (see photo)


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Re: 2 3/4 Rear Stand
« Reply #1 on: 20 Jul 2022 at 10:14 »
Hi Domas
This is not a Douglas 2 3/4 rear stand. I do not recognize it so cannot tell you what is missing.
Len

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Re: 2 3/4 Rear Stand
« Reply #2 on: 21 Jul 2022 at 10:53 »
Shit. Many Thanks.
Is the front stand correct?

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Re: 2 3/4 Rear Stand
« Reply #3 on: 04 Aug 2022 at 16:02 »
I don't know if that front stand is correct or not but if you would like I can post photos of mine. (1920 W-20)
1920 2 3/4 W-20

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Re: 2 3/4 Rear Stand
« Reply #4 on: 05 Aug 2022 at 12:00 »
Yes,please.

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Re: 2 3/4 Rear Stand
« Reply #5 on: 05 Aug 2022 at 18:49 »
crap, problem with photos, will try again later today.
1920 2 3/4 W-20

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Re: 2 3/4 Rear Stand
« Reply #6 on: 06 Aug 2022 at 03:47 »
Here you go, sorry for the delay!









Images rotated, converted to linked files - Dave, 07Aug2022
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1920 2 3/4 W-20

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Re: 2 3/4 Rear Stand
« Reply #7 on: 06 Aug 2022 at 03:50 »
Now the front











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1920 2 3/4 W-20

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Re: 2 3/4 Rear Stand
« Reply #8 on: 06 Aug 2022 at 08:58 »
Sorry Tim, but neither of your stands look to be original. Douglas front stands were made from round tube flattened at the end to accept a pivot eye cut from flat plate (and then brazed in). The central lug for attaching to the mudguard is usually slotted, then counterbored for the washer and nut.  Rear stands normally have oval tube, again with a brazed in plate lug for the pivot (this also incorporates a travel stop that contacts the underside of the lower frame tube). The stand cross brace had 2 washers to centre the stand in the mudguard clip, and relied solely on the clip to hold it in place. If you can get hold of a copy of 'The illustrated History of Douglas Motorcycles', pages 16 - 20 have some good, close up shots of early 20's bikes (including the stand details).

  I am also in agreement with 'Cardan' and 'Hutch' regarding the odd fuel pipe on your machine -  it certainly looks like a 'previous owner cobble up'.

  Regards,
               Eddie.

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Re: 2 3/4 Rear Stand
« Reply #9 on: 06 Aug 2022 at 15:29 »
I bought a rear stand at the club and will post pictures here.

 

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