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Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 8 - TRADITIONAL BIKES' started by Hooch, May 16, 2013.

  1. Hooch

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    way back in the first buildoff I built a bike called Rosemary
    [​IMG] Rosemary was named after the wife of a man I got the bike from originally. she passed shortly upon me getting it and so I named it after her. now today 8 years later I get a call from the old man (LaVerne) telling me he found another bike in an old building on the farm . debating in my head as what to (do I even care as I am not really into bikes anymore since building cars has become a huge time consumer).... it took me about 2 hours to finally decide to go check it out. So long story short count me in!
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  2. Glen

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    Well going by Rosemary (and the rod behind her), this should be a good build... or should I say... another good build. 8)
     
  3. Rat Rod

    Rat Rod Owner & Founder Head Honcho Moderator

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    Hoochy Koochy :mrgreen:
     
  4. CCR

    CCR Mouth-Breather Moderator

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    That bike has got class Hooch, are you sure you can handle that :mrgreen: Good to see you jumping in again !!!
     
  5. kingfish254

    kingfish254 CHECK OUT MY SALE THREAD FOR COOL STUFF! Pro Member

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    Glad to see you in the mix with that bike!
    Great score!
     
  6. cman

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    Good base to start from, especially if you dont' paint the frame.
     
  7. Critter1

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    Yep cool story! Thats the same frame as Rat Rod's.. I think. Good to have you back in it too!
     
  8. Hooch

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    Ha! Enough High Life and I can build anything!

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  9. yoothgeye

    yoothgeye I build stuff. Moderator

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    That bike looks to be built already! Can't wait to see what you do with it, I'll be checking Instagram. :wink:
     
  10. socal_jack

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    Good too see you back again Hooch, Rosemary pulled me out of lurker status on that first buid-off. Nice frame to start with, just need another Forqin idea!
     
  11. udallcustombikes

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    Nice to have ya join the party. Looks like a good jumping off point.
     
  12. Gold Street Customs

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    Aww Man, just throw some tires on an she done.
     
  13. slowriderz

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    After seeing your post on Facebook I had a fear you may be entering the build off. :lol: Great to see you posting up your progress here. If you need anything please feel free to contact me. I would be more than happy to run down.
     
  14. someguy83

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    Glad to see you in the competition. Looks to be a great starting point. I hadn't seen Rosemary before but now I know where the bike on my Peddlin Kustoms shirt came from. I know I will be watching this one.
     
  15. Skipton

    Skipton Come out and ride with The Chicago TailDraggers!

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    Right ON!....Great to see you in this!
     
  16. Sphinx

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    I was wondering if you were ever coming back. I'd like to come over from Davenport to see your bikes sometime. Good luck with Laverne in the build-off. Kerry 8)
     
  17. OldSkool

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    Like that "ROSEMARY"... VERY NICE !!! And the new one, Looks GOOD as IS :D ... Can't wait to check it out when your finished with it !!! :D
     
  18. Hooch

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    I live in Williamsburg. I still love the bikes I had just became too consumed by them. Only a few left and only have built a couple the last few years just so I can win the cedar rapids Newbo bike fest :p. Hot rods have taken almost all of my time lately. Its alit easier on my tired old body cruising in an old car too :)

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  19. Hooch

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    Haha! To people that dont know at one time the forum anti bad word software thought "fork" was a bad word

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  20. Sphinx

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    I've seen some of your bikes on Craigslist. I also usually stop at that little Sandwich Shop near the Williamsburg Mall entrance when I travel to Des Moines.


     

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