'35 silverking ... kinda

Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 6 FINISHED BIKES' started by kingrider, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. kingrider

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    I have to start off by saying while viewing all the builds on this site, I am in the presence of greatness. The talent and vision exampled in this build off #6 is incredible. Never have I seen so much style on two wheels. The concepts and craftsmanship in building the bikes here is amazing. I could list all the great builds but heck you all are viewing the same bikes I am so you all know. Mine was more of an assembly than a build but even on an assembly all parts needed to be prepared prior to the build. I enjoyed getting this just right. Clean, simple and comfortable to ride. Probably will be my daily rider for years to come.

    Polishing sure took some time
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    never thought a spray can paint job could come out so well
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    yes the 26" tires will fit this 24" frame, after adding a spacer between the fork and axle. I have no idea how "imagearchy" is going to fit those "thick bricks" in his fork
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    that new sturmey archer kickback 2-speed works like a dream
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    and now it's finally done
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    short video for your viewing pleasure
    http://mox90291.smugmug.com/Other/bike/17563133_stx3mB#1406895389_88FXmtD-A-LB
     
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  2. scrumblero

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    wow tahts pretty!! :shock:
     
  3. SCHWINNRAY69

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    Very nice :D
     
  4. scott brownsey

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    very nicely done :D :D :D :D
     
  5. socratesjpt

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    She cleaned up nicely, you polished the heck out of it , looks like chrome, great bike , I went through the build I will be using your bolt polishing technique
     
  6. jerrykr

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    Oh My! This is just so fantastic. What a great looking bike. You have taken this to a whole 'nuther level. WOW!
     
  7. JoKeR63

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    Nice attention to detail! Good to hear nice things about the hub, it's on my wish list.
     
  8. yoothgeye

    yoothgeye I build stuff. Moderator

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    Nice video... how many takes did you do on the audio? Your voice, I think in the end you should've said "We'll leave the lights on for ya."
     
  9. texasbigjon

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    very nicely done! :D that hub`s on my wish list too.
     
  10. weekend-fun

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    No WAY thats a rattle-can job :lol: Great job!
     
  11. socratesjpt

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    I would love to find the rattle can that produces that shine
     
  12. kingrider

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    Yep, spray can. but ya gotta strip it to the metal, prime, sand, prime, sand, prime, sand then even more coats of color, 600 grit between coats.
    finished with a few more coats of clear, sanding with 2000 then it's time for the waxing
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    Oh, and the audio on the video, I got lucky, one shot . but, you're right ending is weak.
    thanks to all for your kind words
     
  13. DHrider

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    beautiful bike... great job on the polish
     
  14. MplsCoaster

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    Hey Kingrider,

    Fantastic Bike!!
    The frame is incredible 8) 8)
    I never knew aluminum could look that good.
    The matching color scheme really works with it.

    Nice Job!
     
  15. Hammond Eggz

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    WOW! Sunglasses, please!
     
  16. herr_rudolf

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    Sweet Sick and SLick.
    The pollishingjob is amazing, especially on the bolts 8)
    Well done!

    Ofcourse you can make a spraycanjob look good. There's no reason why you can't get a professional finish with a spraycan. Just don't use garbage and prepare your stuff as if it were professional paint equipement. When you're done spraying carefully pollish the paint when absolutely dry and you'll get a surface as smooth as glass.
     
  17. Bendix

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    that thing shines like a brand new dime! i appreciate the elbow grease!

    8)
     
  18. JoeyMac

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    love the look of this :)
     
  19. kingfish254

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    Sweet shiny sexiness!
     

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