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  1. Starnger

    BO15 1963 Schwinn Corvette "The Honey Rolla"

    I went ahead and cleaned up the BB set and cranks from my 87 Schwinn. I have tried to clean and polish everything just a bit, to get some clean looks and shine, but preserve some rust that looks really nice in combination with coppertone color. Here it takes its place on the bike. I also...
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    BO15 1963 Schwinn Corvette "The Honey Rolla"

    Some updates! While i am waiting for parts delivery from US (the earliest package did not update its status from 6th of may) i can't do certain things like rear rack fitting, since it would depend on seatpost clamp what size and profile hole to be drilled. So i am harvesting parts and doing the...
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    Photoshop Request

    Straight bar looks cool on this bike. But so does a smaller diameter tube! Or maybe higher one that mimics that slim tank? Honestly, my favorite is slightly curved one, J.C.Higgins style.
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    Daily mini build.

    LBS should be able to cut extra thread with a cutter for you, this way you won't destroy your nut and possibly the fork. Other solution i often use - cut the steerer tube in the middle, make it shorter and weld it back.
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    Homemade Tools

    Yes, two dead RatFink seats used for this installation :) The other one is just above, not visible on this photo.
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    Homemade Tools

    I got a hand-made repair stand, and recently made a press-tool too, i just don't have any photos of it :) Here is my repair stand, you can also see it literally in every build post of mine :) Made of some scrap steel and U clamp. Height and angle are adjustable, the clamp holders are covered...
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    FELT CANVAS Frame Kit *Build-a-Kustom* NEW in Box (2 remaining) $140.00

    Does seller see if i paid as FF or normally, or does he only see how much money he receives?
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    Suggest a frame

    I can laser-cut them for you if you wish. I'd need to know your exact dimensions though.
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    Suggest a frame

    Get some cheap old 1980's Taiwan built cruiser i'd say :)
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    My workshop is still closed due to the quarantine, but who said i can't keep working on this bike? I have taken it from the powder coater and yesterday started to assemble it using another fork i had lying around. The color looks great, even though i have expected it to be a bit darker...
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    BO15 Radarlux Space-Cadet

    Go for tailfins! :)
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    BO15 Carcass

    Tell me what chain ring are you thinking about, maybe i can help you to get one :) Pedals are pretty cheap here in Poland too.
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    BO15 Once again.

    The rack looks coool on your bike indeed! I also like the shape of that red wheel and the way it fills the space there.
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    BO15 BM-Xray

    Nice build! Good luck with it! I'd be following, hope you don't mind when people follow you :D
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    Daily mini build.

    There is a trick to Sturmey-Archer and Sachs hubs on switching them to the lower gear while having no shifter i was taught in the Netherlands. You just have to get a spoke and screw it in the hub axle where the chain goes. Then just bend the spoke out the way it holds the selected gear against...
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    Bike build woes.....

    I have ordered a chain guard for my CWC Roadmaster three times. Living in Europe and having to order parts from across the ocean does not help :) In a modern world not every delivery company and every seller can stand by their words, unfortunately. Mistakes happen more often then we would want...
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    BO15 Mudd (my name is)

    Great start! Love that bike of yours. Are you planning to leave it single-speed, or considering adding a gear-hub?
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    BO15 Ratfink Supreme - Rust Removal

    Yea, i am aware of this 10 year difference. I thought some of those parts did not change through the years, but there is still a lot i need to learn about this bikes :) Good luck with the build!
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    BO15 First Ever Build Off with a postwar Hawthorne "A Diamond in Rough Shape"

    I used to lack the skill too. But i still prefer to trash my bike parts by myself then let someone else to do that :D Later with try and error i have gained some of the skill needed.
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    BO15 Ratfink Supreme - Rust Removal

    Szathmarig is parting out his CWC Whizzer at the CABE. I really want those curved struts and the fork, but i am not sure he sends them to Europe, and i am also unsure if delivery price would be acceptable. I think some parts like fenders and rear rack may fit your build?