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Old 12-12-2011, 05:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Sternjaeger II View Post
nice, I spent 10 mins browsing the interweb looking for images! LOL
What are they like?

The thing that catched my attention was the use of thousands of castle nuts, but not secured with a pin, but a tiny piece of wire, individually cut and patiently bent around each bolt(iirc they used it to attach the sheetmetal to the frame)
It's something that makes you cry in despair if you think about the poor bastard who had to do this - but it's also a beautiful example of high quality Japanese craftsmanship....
...and waste of precious time in such situations.
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