"The Salt Shaker" update 8/1 finshed

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  1. HotRodJen

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    Re: "The Salt Shaker" update 7/2 Paint :)

    got a little bit of work done in the heat
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    nothing like using power tools in 100degree weather !
    [​IMG] i cleaned up the handle bars they came out decent except for one spot might cause a problem later on but my 90lbs of force prob wont break them lol

    [​IMG]- weak spot
     
  2. vanilla_gorilla

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    nah thatll be fine, its speed wrinkles for aerodynamics
    whatd did you use to grind it down. im using a wire wheel on a screwgun
     
  3. HotRodJen

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    Re: "The Salt Shaker" update 7/5 <3 power tools

    i used a sanding disc on a hand held electric grinder/ sander i dont know its technical term lol i know it sands,grinds and cuts lol and its big and i like to use it
     
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    Re: "The Salt Shaker" update 7/5 <3 power tools

    waited till after 9 pm to start laying the orange on the fendors, rack and chain guard. then i had to deal with the bugs flyin into the garage b/c the lights just cant win lol ... i will be cleaning up where the colors meet by a pinstriping line, i have 2 colors in mind i just need to narrow it down to 1 :)

    [​IMG] and after all the pieces dry clear coat will be applied
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    and i picked up matte aluminum for the accent pieces and i was kinda uncertian how i would like it ... and i love it :)
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    and here is my girlie side coming out .. i think this is adorable reminds me of wall-e
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    Re: "The Salt Shaker" update 7/5 more paint!

    Looks great. Nice color choices,
     
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    haha cream-sicle! you cant take the jersey shore outta your blood haha

    i hate those stupid bugs that decide to ruin paint jobs
     
  7. HotRodJen

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    Re: "The Salt Shaker" update 7/5 more paint!


    BEACH us true jersey beachers call it the beach lol ...
    and for the record i never really liked creamsicles lol :) but ya you can take the girl out of jersey but you cant take the jersey out of the girl :)



    - so with me being sick now ya think i would just stay inside ? .. nope hahaha well this morning i pulled the parts that i painted last night outside in the hot sun trying to bake them, i clear coated the tank,forks and wheels, pulled the frame outside and did a finaly coat there were some light spots that i couldnt see in the garages poor lighting, i also have been soaking the hand grips for a day didnt really do to much but hey oh well , and im thinking about laying a clear on the frame says you cant do that after a hour of shooting a color down or wait 48 hrs ....

    might put a skim coat of bondo on the handle bars , and hopefully tomorrow i can cut the aluminum out for the wheel discs
     
  8. HotRodJen

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    Re: "The Salt Shaker" update 7/5 more paint!

    for the lettering and pisntripe accents im kind of leaning towards sublime green (lime) and blue green im in love with that color ... hmmmm
     
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    Re: "The Salt Shaker" update 7/5 more paint!

    Gotta be seafoam green for sure.
     
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    really nice color combo. you can never go wrong with orange. :wink: i have a womans bike waiting on me that the woman wants it bright orange and purple!
     
  11. HotRodJen

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    Re: "The Salt Shaker" update 7/5 more paint!

    alrighty so im in the process of using sublime green to seperate the orange and ivory and im LOVING it :)
    i will be doing a pinstripe design on the fenders in sublime green and blue green .
    lettering will be "salt shaker" i dont know if i want to do it on the chain guard or the tank ... i dont want both done ... hmmm
     
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    Re: "The Salt Shaker" update 7/5 more paint!

    lettering on the gaurd and a racin number and class on the tank!
     
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    Re: "The Salt Shaker" update 7/5 more paint!

    But will it have little tiny holes punched in the top? :? :wink:
     
  14. HotRodJen

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    Re: "The Salt Shaker" update 7/5 more paint!

    what do you mean on the chain guard?
     
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    Re: "The Salt Shaker" update 7/5 more paint!

    so on the rainy morning of yesterday i started the lettering on the chain guard used blue green and will accent the letters with sublime green same color i used to seperate the colors with
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    the frame all clear coated .. i noticed krylons clear coat doesnt shine like rustoleums clear .. but i hated painting with rustoleum so oh well
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    i found a ding dong bell at walmart .. i love these bells ..
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    Re: "The Salt Shaker" update 7/11 more paint!

    Looking good!! :)
     
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    Re: "The Salt Shaker" update 7/11 more paint!

    lookin' very nice! is your lettering free hand? awesome job! :wink:
     
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    yup its all freehand :)
     
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    Re: "The Salt Shaker" update 7/11 more paint!

    ok folks finshed the chain guard . freehand lettering and pinstriping done by me
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    forks- what can i say i like the retro stars
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    the back rack ! im loving it
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    front fender the front part
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    front fender the rear part
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  20. HotRodJen

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    Re: "The Salt Shaker" update 7/11 more paint!

    and the tank ... its not done yet !
    gave it a class and number since its going to bonneville ...
    59 bc im sure its a 1959. and M/SD ... well b/c thats my bicycle club "main street dropouts" :)
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