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  1. el Diablo Guapo

    Swing-ee Thing-ee Ree-visited

    Completed mod- re-build starts below this is how i built the bike years back, but i have been looking at the "real" swing bike and I am gonna update mine note the small (12.5") front wheel, angled head/butt and banana seat - I m doin all that got the little wheel, gonna rake that head next
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    Woke to 90 nph wind then...

    At least it fell away from th house!
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    I made some counter top extensions on the CNC router at work

    i built some tables at work the other day using our CNC router. You draw onthe computer and the CNC router cuts it out I used a large "scrap" of black melamine. It was a cover sheet for delivery- one side was ruined by the forklift, the other was perfect. The CNC makes it easy to put dado...
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    Loose bearing cup in wheel hub

    has anyone else ever had a Loose bearing cup in a wheel hub- i had not and it was making a heck-uva racket, an I could not get the bearings adjusted to save my life The cup was spinning freely in the hub, so i took it out, and first tried grinding divots around (the surprisingly hard) cup...
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    Bike specific steel- Where do YOU get it? Ashtabula (1 pc.) BBs in particular but

    I have been building a style that requires a second Bottom Bracket lately, and I am running out! I like single piece cranks, (i know, i know), 2.02" ID [OD largely unimportant] and the material for bottom brackets seems largely un-available out-side of cutting 'em off other bikes So, where do...
  6. el Diablo Guapo

    untitled #37

    Hey, leave me a comment! even if it is "cool" or "you suck" "learn to spel" or what-ever! I can take it, more comments! anyway: current progress 8/25/2020 This is my 20 bux recent find (here) that I did the LocoJoe Chop to HERE I have been working every other week since June, but 100% work is...
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    Self sluggin' hybrid butt joint

    Hey, I thought i would share this, it is one of my favorite fab(rication) "tricks"- I have not seen it illustrated here on RRB, but(t) feel free to point it out I never named it before but i think i am liking the self sluggin' hybrid butt joint. I t works like a slug for aligning the tubes, and...
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    Pics of my LocoJoe EZ Cantilever frame chop

    I am pretty new here on RRB so i have been perusing the forums, and wow! there is a ton o' great stuff A few days ago I read this ( http://ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/simple-chop-to-a-cantilever-frame.594/#post-102012 ) thread. @aka_locojoe describes a frame mod that appeared (will...
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    What is the "media" area inteded for?

    A the top of the RRB main forum page is a link "media" It looks like members can put files there, what is this for?
  10. el Diablo Guapo

    Bride of FrankenBike

    That's it! I am callin' 'er done, I started messin' with a new project, so there ya go... This started with (1/2) a step through ladie's frame hence, Bride of FrankenBike
  11. el Diablo Guapo

    20 bux, chrome, eminantly slammable, no-name frame-n-forks

    local classifieds, price was right, not vintage, so i'm gonna slam this one hard The only question is: Should i slam it soon(er) or wait for match-y (chrome) donor? Man that head badge is gonna be ironic
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    BO final thread post clarification (class 2)

    So what should a final build off post look like? I swear I saw something somewhere that said something like "first picture in thread is THE picture" or something like that Anyway, i searched for this but no find-y - am I correct, or/and can someone give me a bit of clarification? Thanx!
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    BO15 Bride of FrankenBike --> (was: Joining the Fray, blah )

    Okay, I am joining the fray! -My family is headed headed out for a few days, I am furloughed this week, and I just sorted through my pile o'parts so here begins my first BO entry... I had planned to build a stretched out slammed scraper kind of affair, but am now concerned that may be a bit...
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    Posting a bit about me, I like to build things

    A picture of some of the projects I have kept- out of a bunch more i have done: Let me know if anything in the pile is interesting enough to pull out I am posting this introduction, a bit about me, as I get back into building. I like to make stuff, bikes are particularly fun. I like...