BATLINER , (Batmobile bicycle )

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  1. socratesjpt

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    The title says it all. this frame landed in my lap yesterday, I took it as a sign to get back in the game an have some fun in a RRBB.
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  2. kingfish254

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    Re: Another Spaceliner

    Nice lap dance (I mean find)!
    Have fun!
     
  3. socratesjpt

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    Re: Another Spaceliner

    Mock up time
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  4. MplsCoaster

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    Looking forward to seeing another Spaceliner interpretation, interesting...
     
  5. Houndog

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    That blue tank actually looks good on there...
     
  6. socratesjpt

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    I am leaning towards the higgins tank. I had a vision of a strait bar build for the teal tank, but who knows its page 1 and things always change it does have a sweet bell in side it
     
  7. supergoob

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    More spaceliner competition, I love it!
     
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    Re: Another Spaceliner

    The Flightliner tank fits the best, but I also like the Columbia tank agains the lower cantis. The WF actully looks good too. Have fun deciding.
     
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    I love how you McGuyver'd everything together for the mock ups! A little piece of a hanger here, a rim strip there, maybe some bailing wire and bubble gum over here.. Classic!!
     
  10. socratesjpt

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    stripped some of paint off the frame , and found Some Chrome. Its like finding hardwood floors.
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    From my experience, Spaceliner chrome is some of the best chrome out there.
    It's like the RRB of the chrome world.
     
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    I really like mock-up #2 with the short tank and the thinner guard. Just my .02 :)
     
  13. socratesjpt

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    Well , started stripping paint, with some jassco I'll let the pictures talk.
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    Time for the big guns
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  14. socratesjpt

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    Time for the bigger guns
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    This is as far as I got before I ran out of sand ,and daylight.
     
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    well I got all the blasting on the parts done and striped the frame a a little more then I found some pretty bad rust. this changes my whole vision and now I am at a bit of a design cross road
    *A . I rechrome the frame
    *B. I paint the frame
    *C. throw in the towel and do a mid build frame change
    On the bright side I did score some creme tires and found a rim set for free for the ride.
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    I almost forgot to share this little fender dent trick I found, Some time back I bought some wood rim shorts. I use them on a vice to bang out fender dents with a hammer
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  17. socratesjpt

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    Well I got the frame blasted
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  18. socratesjpt

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    well got some fender work done , and the paint is coming along nice
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  19. jats

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    love the spaceliner can't wait to see what choice you make on the frame

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  20. socratesjpt

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    I have a direction I want to go in finally !!!!Time to build a tank light
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    and I have to get some tabs welded to mount the chainguard
     

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