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    Spent most of the day working on the seat bracket. Still need to cut the seat post off at the correct angle and weld it to the seat frame. The seat post will be held in place with a bolt coming from the back of the seat tube. I also need to put small bends on the clamp to better capture the seat rails.
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    oh my GAWSH thats cool...i need to come back and see that

    Got anything else for sale? :D
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    Funny you should ask! I have a springer fork from an old Columbia. I'll send you a picture tomorrow if your interested.
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    Yes
    What else yah got?
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    I'll do some scrounging around in the basement. Ive got some BMX parts from the eighties. A 1955 Schwinn cantilever frame that is red with black. The frame has been painted over poorly but, you can still see the original paint in places.
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    Heck, just show me what you got eventually
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    YOU BUILD SOME OF THE CRAZYEIST SWEETEST BIKES I"VE EVER SEEN!
    o my lanta i love this thing
    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Wild! I like the way the remaining cut off nubs ressemble '56 buick gunports. Hot rod styling for sure. I love seeing people cut up these new stimgrays too. Thank you Wal-mart!
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    I welded the seat post to the seat frame and and drilled and tapped the seat post to attach it to the seat tube. Got some paint on things and got a first coat of primer on as a guide coat. I tried to silver solder some brass cable guides to the frame but failed miserably. The silver would not stick to the brass :? I think some dull coat on the seat is in order.
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    wow, lookin good !!!
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    Nice fabrication all around! Great looking bike, I keep going back and checking all the details!
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    Looks like ANOTHER great build Boardtrack!
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    I've finally got all the prep work done and a good coat of paint on the frame. As I write this the gold base is drying for the candy apple scallops. In the next couple of days I hope to have the paint done. Then Its time for some pinstripes and final assembly. :D

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    dude
    you are buildong nothing but junk
    send it to me
    i'll make sure to take care of it
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    absoluytley love it
    keep up the good work
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    Well my scallops came out good but the tape pulled some of my black paint off :cry: Now what am I going to do? The black is laquer and the scallops are enamel. Any suggestions from you paint and body guys? HELP!
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    For some reason it looks orange in the pictures. The color is actually red. :?
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    sand the spots where the tape peeled the paint with water and 1000 grit paper till its feather edged........then mask off your red(rub the tape on your jeans to remove the stickiness so it wont peel the red too!)then just spot in the black where you feathered it out or just reshoot all of the black again...........good luck and hope that helps
    btw... if you do just spot it in(lacquer is good at being able to do that........just hit the whole thing with rubbing compound and glaze to melt them in so you wont see the repairs)
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    thick pinstripes
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    wow...and ..wow!!!! Your bikes never cease to amaze me!
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    I love how much better your welds look that the factory welds. Job well done. I think schwinn could learn something here. :mrgreen:
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