Crusty Cougar

Discussion in 'CLASS 1 - MUSCLE BIKE 2019 BUILD JOURNALS' started by Georgeediii, Oct 22, 2019.

  1. Georgeediii

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    I am late to the party but I am in with this Coast to Coast Rail Cougar 5. The last build off I entered I was unable to finish within the time frame but this time I have a pretty clear vision and most of what I will need on hand.

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  2. RustyGold

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    Glad to see you back in it, George! This will be one 'cool cat' when you get done working your magic!

    RaT oN~!
     
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  4. Brian macumber

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    Very cool frame:cool2:
     
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  5. Jude Ephesus

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    Cool bike! Look forward to seeing the build!
     
  6. Georgeediii

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    A couple of weeks ago I stumbled across this piece of junk with one notable part on it (not the handmade custom rack)...
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    A little rough but I think it will work nicely on the Coug.
     
  7. Dr. Tankenstein

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    Looks like a nice crankset as well, since they’re both Huffys. I’d say the chainguard as well, but it’s probably too long


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  8. Brian macumber

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    Seat reminds me of fruitstripe gum
     
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    The Zebra .

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    I'm always expecting something else when I click the "crusty cougar" link...:crazy::heart:
     
  11. Chad T

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    Look forward to seeing what you do with this Rail. You always do a good job...:thumbsup:
     
  12. Georgeediii

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    Its usually referred to as a Lifesaver seat, but Fruitstripe works too.
    I've got plans for the fork off this one.
     
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    Tweet tweet! Twiddle twiddle!
    There's only one candy with the hole in the middle!
     
  14. Georgeediii

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    Doing a little work on that 26" fork...
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  15. CRASH

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    If you need an Excel brake set (minus the levers) let me know. I've got several sets to restore. I just need to get to them. Also I can restore the correct Shimano Lark that Rails used. Again... I just need to get to it, if you're interested.
     
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    That's a bike worth rescuing . . . I'll watch with great interest.
     
  17. Georgeediii

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    I have some brake set-ups but I might have to take you up on that Lark, I can't seem to ever come across them.
     
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  18. CRASH

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    Let me know and I'll get to work.
     
  19. Georgeediii

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    I slapped on some bright purple/magenta paint I had laying around. Went on awful bright but after a second purple coat and a really thinned-out coat of brown, it started to take on the right tone for a base. Now to "rust" it.
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    .... yeah I pinched the dropout but no big deal.
     
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  20. Georgeediii

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    Almost forgot that I picked this tall sissy up recently. Its just rough enough for this project...
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