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Discussion in 'RAT ROD BIKE BUILD OFF 1' started by aka_locojoe, Jan 8, 2007.

  1. poorhotrodboy

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    nice nice

    hey i really like the way your bike is looking, kinda makes me wish i coulda found an old frame like that, but time is runing short so i must keep on the one i have know. good job cant wait to see the end results of your work.
     
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    Thanks everyone for the comments. Other than the cool color combo I don't have much else planned yet. Well there is a little surprise I'm doing with the paint if I can pull it off.
    I really need to think of some cool or unique details and features to add as the competition is looking pretty tough.
     
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    I have to agree , their are some very creative builders here !
    looking good Randy
     
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    Well the highs have only been in the teens but next week they're forecasting a hi of 58. That's Kansas for ya. Anyway that's plenty warm to paint with a flat paint. Now I just have to brave the cold to make sure the frame is prepped and ready to go by then.
     
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    Oooo.. that's exciting! :mrgreen:
     
  7. Hooch

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    I want to smell paint!
     
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    lookin good Randy..
     
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    apes

    are those apes in the back on the wall for sale? lmk
     
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    Looking good - is that black or a dark grey on the frame? Either way, it looks sharp & your garage is waaay too clean. :mrgreen:

    -Mp
     
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    that's hillarious..I was thinking the same thing about the garage!

    The Frame is looking great..I love the Straight bar!
     
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    The paint is kind of a semi flat black. More on it later.

    I'll have to pass on your kind words about my garage to the wife.
    Every night when she pulls into the garage and comes in I hear about how junky our garage is. I do leave room for at least her car.
     
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    Clean garage

    Whats wrong with a clean garage, Its wonderful having an organized work station, so much easier 2 find ur tools parts etc.. Or is it ect.. Any way yeah
     
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    What's wrong with a clean garage? Absolutely nothing - except it makes those of us with "less than clean" garages look bad :wink: Throws off the Bell-curve it does.

    -Mp
     
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    Re: apes

    Sorry I missed your post earlier. Anyway I'm not even for sure what they are. I'll take a look at then when I get home tonight and let you know.
     
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    [​IMG]
    Cut a "tank plate" out of aluminum that came off the back of a truck bed tool box.
     
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    opps

    ah crap! i used a blue close to that for my rims... sorry didnt even reilize that you did it first, i didnt mean to copy you!... your bike is awsome to say the least!
     
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    well i guess mine are darker so i didnt totaly copy you.
     
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    An old button cover hides the bolt to my fender.
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    That button cover looks sweet! I have to file that away under "cool extras to do"... :mrgreen:
     

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