Collegiate DFBO

Discussion in 'DIAMOND FRAME BUILD OFF' started by Markm, Jun 12, 2007.

  1. Markm

    Markm

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    Heres my entry. A 79-80ish Collegiate 3 frame and forks.
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  2. Markm

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    3 speed mock up
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    thought I'd like the raised whites but it looks too "busy".
     
  3. Markm

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    fenderless with a 24" on front and a 26 on back
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  4. xddorox

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    I like the second one Markm.
     
  5. Markm

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    thanx xddorox!
     
  6. ricksterr1221

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    man i gotta find me a base for a project!! i like this man.
     
  7. Markm

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    thanx rickster!
     
  8. Markm

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    another thought...26's with fenders and stick...
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    any tips on removing these stickers? I know some use heat but these arent likely to peel off.
     
  9. Hooch

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    a hair dryer has always worked for me
     
  10. Markm

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    thanx hooch...it worked on the yellow sticker but wont touch the "collegiate" or the "schwinn" stickers. I cant even scrape the edge to get it started!
     
  11. CCR

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    if your paintin it sand those suckers !!!, those stickers will sand off no problem :D
     
  12. mastershake916

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    I like the frame angle with the banana seat.
     
  13. Markm

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    didnt really want to paint if I didnt have to. The stickers are like the water transfer type but TOUGH!! :x
     
  14. ricksterr1221

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    Looked better with a 24 out front.
     
  15. Markm

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    If I can stop riding it long enough I'm going to strip it down and paint it...really not sure what color yet..
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  16. Chainsaw

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    The hair dryer must work GREAT on stickers cause I can't see any other that YOU would have a hair dryer! :mrgreen:

    Just couldn't help myself,
    Chainy
     
  17. mastershake916

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    But the paint that's on it is so .... nice!
     
  18. Rat Rod

    Rat Rod Owner & Founder Head Honcho Moderator

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    Yeah, that original blue is pretty sweet...I sorta like it as is.
     
  19. Markm

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    I like the paint too but if I dont paint it then it means Im done :(
     
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