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#41 y8z16

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Posted 24 March 2015 - 03:44 AM

Hi Emily- I realize this message is old, so you may have already found him: Richard at Freeform is very familiar with the old ci wheels. He knew the guys that started the company in El Cajon and still uses one of their old wheels today- the good ones.

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Posted 24 March 2015 - 10:43 AM

What is Freeform?Google says engine shop but it must be a clay place?

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Posted 24 March 2015 - 11:11 AM

What is Freeform?Google says engine shop but it must be a clay place?
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Posted 24 March 2015 - 11:22 AM

Hi Mark- Yes, it's our only clay supply place in San Diego. Here's the link:

www.freeformclay.com

Richard has owned it for years and I know he knew the Ci people pretty well back in the day (El Cajon is only a few miles from here). I'm going to take the picture in later this week, to see if he has any ideas. The thing is, because the wheel sits so close to the edge of the table, I'll need to find something that will be stable there as well, I think? Will probably end up having my husband build something- he's an architect after all, so you'd think he'd be able to whip something up!?!? Hope he doesn't see this... I think my custom orders are starting to annoy him 😁

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Posted 24 March 2015 - 12:26 PM

This wheel is made to sit at-at the corner with legs on both sides. Its a strange set up at best.

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Posted 24 March 2015 - 01:23 PM

Ah, hah! That's interesting. It's a pretty solidly built wheel... and I know what you mean about the newer ones. I just started this journey last summer and the first wheel I brought home was a used clay boss which caused a few emotional breakdowns. Shudder... a very traumatic time. Although, on the positive side, learning (or more accurately, fighting) on that sub-par wheel makes me feel like I almost know what I'm doing on my Brent wheels... and the little Ci wheel I just brought home is about a hundred times better than that horrific beast that reduced this grown woman to years.

Thanks for all your input, Mark! If you find any other info on it, I'd be happy to hear it.

Lorijean




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