"Iron Annie"

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  1. Jimmy65

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    I think shes gonna be a sweet ride.Superb craftmanship.Two thumbs way up!
     
  2. utilityart

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    Looking good. What wheelset are you using on this?
     
  3. SkR8Pn

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    Sweet build, loving the lines on it! What are using as a tube bender?

    Keep up the great work!
     
  4. Flame Jigger

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    Cool! Got that bobber motorcyle look to it.
     
  5. sensor

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    thanks jimmy65, wingman, and flame jigger!
    utilityart: the rims are CHOPPERSUS 24x2.5 laced to a nexus 3 rear hub and a shimano front hub with thick bricks.
    skr8pn: thanks as for the benders i use theyre the ones that came with my house when i bought it....tree in the back yard for the bigger tubing and lamp post/mailbox post for the smaller stuff.
    someday ill have a jd2 but for now spare cash goes towards my 31.
     
  6. SkR8Pn

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    Lol, So its the Bear Gryll"s "sensor v's wild bender"... I like :D So are you packing them with sand or u just get'n on them till they "Tap Out" to the shape your after?

    I might go Green and utilize my enviroment also 8)

    Id be putting any coin i had into a 31 also mate
     
  7. sensor

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    i do both...if its a long gradual bend i just wedge and bend and repeat until curve is where i want it.
    if its anything near a 90 i pack then bend.
    you should see some of the looks i get from my neighbors when i use the front yard bender :lol:
     
  8. SkR8Pn

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    Thanks sensor... im going to have to give it a go, just wasnt to sure on the actual need to pack the tube or not. I have tube sitting here waiting for me but i was going to do it a favour and actually bend it not crush it :?
     
  9. ckdesigns69

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    Man, that is an amazing bike. Great job! Looks great and comfortable.
     
  10. sensor

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    thanks!
    well....i got a few minutes before i had to go to job #2 to take it for a really quick shake down(and figure out where to mount the shifter....thats why im reaching down :wink: ) and get it on film...
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    sorry you wasted almost 2 minutes of your life for that :lol:
    chainlines good to go and it tracks straight :mrgreen:
    now i just need to take a file to the welds and fully weld the b.b. and its primer time(bars will probably change...im just not felling them yet :| )
     
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    I'll say it again... Looks great.

    Nice seeing it ridden.
     
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    Sounds like it's gonna need a scrape guard. Looking good.
     
  13. sensor

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    well.....finally got some primer on this thing....now i just need to tear the wheels down,hubs apart,and bars for some primer and the fun part....blocking everything :roll:
    well....that and make,paint,letter,and line the tank but thatll wait till the summer riding season is over...













    oh yeah....picture
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  14. Flame Jigger

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    This is one cool bike. I usually go for the strecthed cruisers. This has me thinking I want to build a bobber style bike soon. Thanks for some inspiration.
     
  15. sensor

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    im gonna pass on the scrape guard....shes gonna be my bar room brawler so shes gonna get scrapped up anyhow
    thanks...loved your recent stretch(the next ones gonna be long and low :wink: )
    man i really hate waiting for stuff to finish gassing off :x
    thanks for the comments....updates to come really soon!
     
  16. sensor

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    well i guess this is all that happened(since i didnt take pics of anything else :p ) but since the world didnt end i got a chance to get her put togeather(still need to get some spacers for the stem and cut the shift cable down and bend a new shifter arm since i couldnt put a chinese wrench on an american made bike!) should be buttoned up just in time for my vacation :mrgreen:

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    dont mind the front tire/wheel....those are just stand ins until the front hub is dry enough to lace with out tearing it up
     
  17. poverty with a view

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    Looks good mang!!
     
  18. sensor

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    well summers over and i finally had a minute to work on her and get her closer to where she was headed originally(still need to make a tank for myself :roll: )
    ive gotta strip and prime the torringtons ive got on it now since theyre in sad shape paint-wise.....
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    maybe ill have it finished before the world ends this december! :lol:
    or maybe not :lol:

    oh ive gotta say thanks to steve(you know who....RATROD!) for the tip on de-lettering the felt tires :mrgreen: theyre so much nicer when un-logoed!
     
  19. Gold Street Customs

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    You need to bring it to Lucerne, well do a mini burger run to Foster Freeze :wink:
     
  20. Gdcast

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    That is way cooler than a Basman, great frame!
    So, can I build one? :roll:
    (or at least try to?)
     

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