Schwinn Panther "G I JOE"

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  1. dirtywater

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    Beautiful brass Schwinn head badge,
    My life is now fufilled. Rat Rod Bike Build Off 4, After a hasty venture down to the bicycle boneyard, 6 feet under, I have made the most difficult decision of my life. A Schwinn Panther straight bar with the theme "G I JOE"

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    The bike will be adorned with Krylon army green. Next, pick out the parts I'm going to use. A Schwinn Phantom crank with a 2 speed Bendix hub laced to original Schwinn S2 rims. Bolt on a rear rack some struts on the front and see what happens. Stay tuned. Cheers!

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    The G I JOE camo works well, can you see the bike?
    Chain guard and rear rack almost ready. Schwinn original S2 wheels are painted in Grey with new spokes laced to a two speed kick back.

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    The frame is painted camo just doesn't show up very good in the shade. Stay tuned....

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    Finally complete, enjoy

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  2. Galtbacken

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    Nice and clean, I like it! :D
     
  3. naynay

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    that didn't take long!! Mine will be completed sooner than i thought as i have decided to take advantage of the weather and increasing gas prices, so aI am going to start commuting to work on it and tweaking as i go along. Mine has some gold undertones in it as well, and i really like that headbadge 8)
     
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    Love the Green nice and simple, would kill to have all the old frames in my shed... Nice job.
     
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    Sweet! It turned out real nice,I dig the green! :mrgreen:
     
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    goood job,very clean

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    That thing is Sweeeeeeeeeeeett!
     
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    Looks good, I like it!
     
  9. LIVE TO RIDE

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    Man i dig those tires!!What are they??
     
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    Thanks! Old School Kenda. Many years old! They were in great condition. Just cleaned um up!
     
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    Great job, I really like the green on that frame and chainguard!
     
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    lovvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvve the bike.... what kind of chaingaurd is that!?
     
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    Great photography!
     
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    I can see the fishing line in this one...the illusion is ruined for me :roll:

    JK - Great bike! turned out awesome!

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    Looks good man 8)
     
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    I hope you got the 'kung foo grip' on that machine! Freakin nice work!
     
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    great looking panther! The two speed kick-back is sweet-- it sure helps keep things clean looking. Does it work well? Original rims? How did ya get 'em so fresh looking?
     
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    The Stealth bike is awsome .. How do you get the frame to dissapear.. LOL Like the bike, very cool.. PS, the military may have a use for that invisable paint your using. :)
     
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    lol i see the string! i actually thought you 'shopped your bike outta the picture! now if only you would have shopped the ling out of the picture it would've been complete! :mrgreen: :shock:
     
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    Thanks! It took 2 to make a good functioning hub. Works better that I do! The wheels are Schwinn original S2s. S2s were original on many Panther style bikes.They have been stripped, sanded, painted gray, and rebuilt with new spokes! Cheers
     

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