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Had a need to add rear brakes on a trusty ole frame so I can play along with my coasty friends........silver sure does flow fast! I am able to do this "safely" due to a real good fan in the shop ceiling just above the work. :thumbsup:
 

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Oh snap! Walt, now every time I hit the brakes hard there'll be a little voice in my head that says......"silver is no bueno for brake bosses", that to go along with all the other scarry voices in my head. Thanks for the input............... :madman:
 

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Well, it is amazing what a little braze can do but I would say that optimally that fillet should have been bigger.

I build up a fillet around things like this in silver. It looks better and give more reinforcement. BTW I typically use bronze for brake studs. I have silvered them when attaching chrome for repairs only. Also some stainless bits.

You have inadequate wetting too in a spot on the left hand side. You should see a little fillet on the inside too.

Ah, it's only a rear brake. Won't kill you if it lets go

Have fun.

Dave Bohm
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