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    The Mothership AKA '08 Kiddie "Space" Crate

    Yeah Liam is nearly 10 and still likes riding out in the crate, next week again weather permitting......We get a lot of wows and people coming to inspect....
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    The Mothership AKA '08 Kiddie "Space" Crate

    Figured the picture posting thing.....
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    The Mothership AKA '08 Kiddie "Space" Crate

    Yeah I've been trying to insert links to pics on Flickr.com but it doesn't seem to be working, what am I doin wrong?
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    The Mothership AKA '08 Kiddie "Space" Crate

    IMG_1495 by Smudgery, on Flickr We know a Straight 8 should be black but......needs a couple of decals here and there....definitely open to suggestions IMG_1499 by Smudgery, on Flickr Red chain.....chain guard might need to go...... IMG_0240 by Smudgery, on Flickr Couple of new...
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    The Mothership AKA '08 Kiddie "Space" Crate

    They still like it alright, my daughter is 4 and she gets a kick out of all the people looking at her in the thing
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    The Mothership AKA '08 Kiddie "Space" Crate

    Looks better with black wheels but my daughter wanted red side out today
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    The Mothership AKA '08 Kiddie "Space" Crate

    Just in case anyone was interested,here's the trailer with the roof in the right position and wheel covers sprayed silver.... some hammock style seats are in the prototype stages :D
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    The Mothership AKA '08 kiddie krate

    Already lowered the roof and moved it forward to where it should be,fotos next weekend probably. Have any of you ever seen one of these things...
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    "SNOT ROCKET"...sold

    Re: "SNOT ROCKET" Great paint job,definitely something other-worldly about this creation and that light at the back is like some kinda pulse thruster,classy job.
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    The Mothership AKA '08 kiddie krate

    Consider yourself welcome for dinner and a chinwag,hopefully I'll have saved enough for a Basman by then so you can take a spin.
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    The Mothership AKA '08 kiddie krate

    Pity we don't live a bit closer,we don't have all the cool frame stock you guys have. Have you guys ever heard of this monster Dutch creation,check it out.... It's called a Basman or Project 346 http://www.thecruisebrothers.de/bilder/Basman.jpg
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    The Mothership AKA '08 kiddie krate

    Mothership ready for blast off if not so very pretty just yet....she's finished for now but will get some surface finishing at a later stage...... "Space Cowboys" Mission Accomplished (more or less) and yes that is a handbag on my handlebars and no it's not mine...
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    Stretchliner-Done. Not "finished", but done.

    Great innovation,wish I could weld,must learn. How does it handle?
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    The Mothership AKA '08 Kiddie "Space" Crate

    Well what's the best (easiest) way to polish something like this? I was a sheet metal worker but eveything I did got painted. I suppose just a buffer wheel and a lot of elbow grease. Was on a website called http://www.r-g.de/en/,it's German but you can get change it to English and I found some...
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    The Mothership AKA '08 Kiddie "Space" Crate

    No,hey,you might be right,I'd love the bare aluminium too but it's just a toss up for the nose........possibly in four quadrants ,black,white,black white,like four pieces of an orange,know what I mean? I think some of the very first space rockets were checkered like that too.Zeppelin-like.I can...