My Hawthorne for the build off!!

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  1. fattroy

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    Well I have gave this A LOT of thought cause I really didn't want to do anything to my Hawthorne but what the heck. I am going to enter this as my piece to be done in Ol' Skool form and function. Troy
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    Well just to give everyone an update on my progress. I have got a lot done on my Hawthorne, went to a swap meet on Feb. 3rd and bought some stuff. I bought a new fork, crank, sprocket, and seat. I do not have a digital camera so that SUCKS. I am only going to have the finished paint pics of my parts not the nasty pics like most. Well hopefully I can get one of my friends to take some photos for me this weekend. Thanks Troy
     
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    Can't wait Troy...that is one of my Favourite bikes..!

    Kev.
     
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    ...this is gonna be GOOD!!
     
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    Thanks for the comments guys!!!
     
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    Got A LOT of stuff done on my Hawthorne this week. It's pretty much 80% done have the wheels to do yet (paint, prep and lace).
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    26 1.75 WW front tire
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    Seat I bought at the Swap meet $15 with some new paint. Left some rust for good luck.
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    Swap meet truss rod fork $10 from something? New paint pretty rough when I got it.
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    Swap meet crank, bottom bracket and sprocket $5. Of course new paint.
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    Now the tank halves beat some dents out, sanded with 80 grit. Primered and painted Rustoleum Gold rush metalic, and Rustoleum gloss white with some Dupli-Color Clear Coat. Made some stincles for the scallops I wanted and taped them off and shot them. I am going to pinstripe in Black 1 Shot around the spallops. It's Glossy So I hope thats not problem.
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    The frame is done in the same rattle can colors as the tank.
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    Lookin Good!!! :mrgreen:
     
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    thats looking great troy but now I am thirsty !!!! lol
     
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    that's brilliant Troy..

    I love the Scallops...one of my Fav..60's Styles...it'll look killer
    when you Stripe it out.

    very nice..a true rat!
     
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    Thanks DD I guess I forgot a pic.
     
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    what about RED for the Scallop Stripping edges..seen it done with Gold and White before and it looks great..

    just my 2 cents..no responce required..
    I love it,it's right up my Alley as far as
    Style and Design goes!

    peace,
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    I agree with Clothespin - the scallops are great!

    I've taken the liberty of applying some digital trickery to see how a few colours would look for striping (I hope you don't mind)

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    and some Green stripes:

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    -Mp
     
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    outstanding! the bike is going to turn out amazing.

    I think I like the red pinstripes.

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    The Green is The Bomb...
    I say green now that I see it!
     
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    I say red, great looking bike.
     
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    Awesome guys thanks for the comments!!!! Thanks Multipass for the 3 pics on pinstripe colors now I have some thinking to do on that. The black might be a little bland so I might go with the red or green. I love this website!!!! Troy :D
     
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    tank

    Its your bike but I think the green looks the best Tony 8)
     
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    PIN stripes

    WOW...Dig the green.....Um HHmmmm... WOW...Dig the Red..HHhhmmmmm

    that will take a few days....I give . I abstain
     
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    You will paint it red(Waving my hand like a Jedi) :shock:
     

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