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the Navigator - DONE!

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  1. JoeyMac

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    Of course I had to jump into this build off... Kinda wish I had saved a couple of my already-almost-done SpaceLiner customs for the build off but it gives me a reason to start a new one. Here is what I will be starting with:

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    I had built up this FleetWing Mariner I got from Joe as an easy cruiser for my girl with a rack for her radio, but we broke up cuz we lived in different states... I went and got the bike back.

    I have a chrome tank that I am going to try to make fit...

    Not sure about the rest of the parts I am going to put on it. We shall see.

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    i think i still have that movie taped off TV ... on Beta :lol:

    thanks for the memories ON WITH THE BUILD !!!
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    Flight of the Navigator was rad! Glad to see you're here too Joey! Can't wait to see what you come up with on this one!
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    Nice ride.

    Is that some "engine turning" treatment on the chainguard? If so can we see a close up of it?

    Thanks

    Scott
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    Got one of these from Joe on Friday and I will be working to make it fit in that frame somehow...

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    one of the few i had taped off tv too growing up.

    good base joey.
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    right on!!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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    When assembling..........You'd better wear sunglasses.
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    "I am...the Navigator"

    That was a sweet movie. This should be a cool bike!
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    Awesome, love all that chrome!
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    picked up the bike a while ago... but I've been distracted with my Roadmaster project.

    Anyway, here is the "before" picture.
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    and here is a rough mock-up... nothing is actually attached, still waiting on a couple parts.
    But this is the general idea:
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    more to come...
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    the chainguard will not actually be gold... going to strip it or repaint it.

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    the seat will actually be a little higher than that when mounted, with "bounce-room"

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    Going to be mounting this up here... somehow.

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    it's between this chainring and one that I am getting in a couple of days...
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    Looking GOOD! Seat pan matches perfectly with the whole bike. Can't wait til March 1st.
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    That's looking great so far! Especially since it is sticking with the "Space" theme.
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    That chainguard is great.
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    Re: the Navigator (finally getting started...)

    I'm gunna go out on a limb and say it doesn't need a tank. But I could be wrong. Really like it so far Joey.
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    the sprocket is sweet, chainguard and tank definitley match the theme too, seat pan is shiny too :shock:
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    love the Spirograph chain ring.
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    Dude! This is why I was stoked to have you jump in on this build-off! I don't know how you can have so many unique ways to do up a spaceliner, man!
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    That looks great. I like the brass chainguard with all the chrome. The spiro sprocket would look great if it was all silver.

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