Lil' Pixie (updated 3-8-08)

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    Dang. I relized that my kickstand is part of the frame. I'm going to have to come up with something for that. :shock: :wink:
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    Gigs you may borrow my welded Chain kickstand idea! I even have extra chain if you need it.

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    ACD, thanks for the offer, but I am already working on a plan. 8)



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    Remember that squarly bar? Well I decided to start hacking that up for a project that I'm working on for the bike.

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    :x I hate it when you spend all that time on an item.
    I had planned on using it for my luggage rack. But the luggage rack I had isn't metal and there is no way of attaching it any other way. So off they go to the rack of metal to be used another time.

    :idea: Oh but I could use this metal. Just have to do a little cutting. :D
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    I can't wait to get more done on this so that you can see what I am doing with this piece of metal.
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    Well I got that piece of metal all cut the other day.
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    I then took today and started cutting more off of it.

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    Yep it looks like flames!

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    Now to take and work on the other side.

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    Have to clean them up a little.

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    Well they are turning out better than I had imagined I could get them to look! :)
    Can't wait to see this all done and on Lil' Pixie.

    Now its time to weld them together.
    Boy that is looking pretty good.

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    Now clean up that top weld a little. This way I can clamp it down to weld the back and make sure that it doesn't warp on me.

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    Wow it is looking really good.

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    If you haven't figured it out yet, I am making this for the luggage rack. Time to cut down the rack that it is going to go on. (the rack is a little too long for Lil' Pixie)

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    I'll have to show you pictures of it all together another day.
    I started not feeling to well so home we came.
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    HAHAHAHAHA, that looks great! Cool idea. indeed
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    cool rack ....you rock not many woman doing this kind of stuff 'round these parts
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    :shock: Gigs ur the.. Women! haha
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    new name consideration - "the heavy metal pixie"

    this thread delivers !!! :mrgreen:
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    WoW!!! Gigs, you do some awsome metal fabrication!!! Great Going!!! Hope your feeling better!! You Go Girl!!!
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    I second that. great detailed pics of the build
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    Ha!! You must eat wafer discs for breakfast!!! How many of those things did you burn thru makin the rack?
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    I used one completely up and started with another one.

    Chainsaw was also using it on stuff he was doing, in between my breaks on working on the rack.

    Thanks, This was my first time trying this. I liked it alot, I can't wait to do more things with metal! :D

    :lol: Thank you very much. I like the name I picked out, but if I was going to change it that would be a good name for it.

    Thanks, I like to try new things. I grew up with all my uncles and Dad doing carpentry. So I love doing hands on work.

    I also like to try new things.
    My Grandpa signed me up for gun safety classes as soon as I was old enough. I was the first girl to take the class around here. 8) So I'm not afraid to try new things!
    My step-Grandpa tried to teach me how to Carve wood. I say tried because, "he says be careful how you cut them legs out you don't cut yourself." :shock: A second later I was across the room at the sink with my thumb cut open.

    Thank you very much.

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    I got over to the storage today and got a little more done.

    I did a little mock up to see how the luggage rack is going to look.
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    Remember it is just a mock up. The top part will fit all the way against the bars when it is done.

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    Looking pretty good.

    Well I did decide that it did need something else.
    Here I am working on a little Idea for something. This I actually started working on awhile back.

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    Still working on the project.

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    Had four straps to do. Here they are done.
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    Now to attach it to the bag.
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