Elgin motorbike build finished and at the gallery

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  1. Uncle Stretch

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    Re: Elgin motorbike build

    Well dang is this build an elgin month? Its like looking around and seeing yourself everywhere. Yours looks nice. I can see Im going to have to get really creative to make something special here. So much for a simple black and red paint job......Now where did I leave that can of metallic purple and my lime green. :roll: :roll: .... We should have had an Elgin motorbike frame buildoff. Guess they arnt too rare huh?????? :cry: :cry: :cry:
     
  2. Boardtrack fan

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    Ebay has a frame and fork listed right now. The frame has a repair on the seat stays so, to me that means CUSTOM waiting to happen!
     
  3. TheDuke

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    Wow! Uncle Stretch calling out fellow Elgin builder's! :lol: Look foward to all of your build's. :wink:
     
  4. Uncle Stretch

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    Today I figured out my paint scheme and got it put on . Still needs several coats of clear but i will have to let it dry for at least a day....well maybe
    May have to rethink my tire selection :roll: :roll: :roll:

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  5. Boardtrack fan

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    Paint job reminds me The Smokey Yunick Trans Am Camaro. 8)
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  6. Uncle Stretch

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    Ok while Clancy is over there playing with his seat , I got a move on and got some done today. Still have quiet a bit left ,but I looked at the can and it said it dries in 10 minutes so hey start putting it together. I had some new black aftermarket fenders that didnt have a home so I put them on and I stuck some Kenda flames on the black rims. It gives you some idea where I'm going.

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  7. Rat Rod

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    Re: Elgin motorbike build paint pic added 1-1

    It looks menacing alrighty. :wink:
     
  8. Hooch

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    Re: Elgin motorbike build paint pic added 1-1

    ummm I would run the lobdells and red tires
     
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    That's what I say....Lobdells!!!

    Warning....Uncle Stretch ain't impressed with them.
     
  10. Uncle Stretch

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    Then it would be just another black bike with chrome wheels. I already have one elgin with chrome wheels sitting in my house . If I put another next to it then it will look funny :roll:
     
  11. Hooch

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    Re: Elgin motorbike build paint pic added 1-1

    wow your not impressed with them?
    out of the thousands of bicycle wheels I have had over the years aint nothing that compare to the style of the triple step
    you can mail them to me I will take them off your hands :)
     
  12. necessaryevil

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    Re: Elgin motorbike build paint pic added 1-1

    I have a crusty (paintable) set of lobdells I'll trade straight up for those awful looking shiny chrome ones :mrgreen:
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  13. Uncle Stretch

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    Aw Hooch you would just sell them . I have a project comming up that they will fit on fine . :wink: just not this one
     
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    Re: Elgin motorbike build paint pic added 1-1

    That looks great. I like all the black with the hints of red and gold. A Regal Elgin.
     
  15. Uncle Stretch

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    Re: Elgin motorbike build paint pic added 1-1

    Finished and moved to the gallery :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
     
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    love what you have done and finished with! i'm off to the gallery for the final look!
     

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