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Banana seat cruiser kid's bike that used to be a Schwinn.

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  1. FatBoy

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    Great job !She is going to be stoked :mrgreen:
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    No pressure there to get it done. :lol: :lol:
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    Looks great! :D I like the replacement piece of the clamp :shock: Great work :wink:
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    That is fantastic work!
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    You should get her to continue to document the build this way!
  6. FatBoy

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    I like your work,looks Great!!!!! :mrgreen:
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    wow your so called "not the best weld I have done" looks like mine a really good day. I wish I had a better system. What do you use MIG, TIG, STICK?

    Keep up the good work, I might have to steal some of your ideas.
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    Hey Peatbog,

    You've got some crazy welding skills!
    I think you daughter is going to have the coolest bike on the block :D
    Good luck with the build
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    man i want a welder..
    and thanks, now i have the sudden urge to sand a frame bare.. :?
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    Wow...i have been a welder for the better part of 30 years..and been tinkering with aluminum at work for the past 2...you have some major skills there dude !! I am impressed !! I have an old Huffy "Cactus Flower" bicycle with a very similar frame, that a buddies wife really wants..so..i may have to try some of your tricks..can't wait to see this done..as i am sure your daughter is even more excited..great job !! :D
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    Looking good so. Can't to see it when it's done. I plan on building a bike too for my daughter, an old Stingray.
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    Peatbog: That chainguard is killer! Your fabricating skill are amazing, wish I could weld like that! I'll be watching this one! 8)
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    Very inspirational! I´m about to start building a bike for my wife, and you have some neat ideas on this bike. Too bad I can´t weld aluminium, or as great as you do, it would be very helpful for getting the chainguard I want... I´ll probably go with fibreglass.
    Keep building, your going great!
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    Great metal work dude!
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    .... fine work man, now you truly got me Jonsen fer more.
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    Well judging for what I´ve seen, you wont have any problems with it.
    I've done a couple of tanks and fenders with FGlass just for one reason... I don't have your metal working mad skills!


    Totally ignoring that last comment, let me tell you that I have been thinking about your build for a long time last night and I think I´ll try fabricating the chainguard with sheet metal. So feel proud, you have inspired this RRB crazy member 8)
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    Love it! I really like how the fenders look. I think the front being 1/2" lower than the back looks great, it follows the bottom line of the frame well. Great work!
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    Wow.
    Simply Wow.
  20. Tychevelle

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    Man this thing is lookin awesome! its very cool that your building you daughter a bike, ive built my girlfriend a few bikes now makes it priceless in their eyes :) ive used that blue on a banana seater I built for my neice it glitters in the sun :) but to answer your question about accorn nuts I know there hard to find but both my electras came with them maybe they sell em? keep up the good work and keep the updates comin!!!

    Ty

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