Long Shot, The back alley bomber. FINISHED!!!

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  1. MaddMatt

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    People everywhere duck and cover at the sound of the air raid siren's scream.

    I'm finished!!! Had to work through all day today but I did it! It's done!

    I ended up gutting the siren and mounting a electric motor from a model airplane inside. When you pull the hand lever it spins like mad and really sounds like a slightly higher pitched version of an air raid siren. The rechargeable battery is hidden in the tank.

    I looked everywhere for rivets, once I found the ones I wanted I tested it on a scrap piece of metal. I'm glad I did. It looked horrible. So I decided not to use them. I'm really glad I waited to test it first. If I hadn't I would have had 100 holes in the tank with nothing to fill em but these hideous rivets.

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  2. Rat Rod

    Rat Rod Owner & Founder Head Honcho Moderator

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    SHAZAM!...you've totally captured the old 40s bomber look.

    Incredible job man. :D
     
  3. MaddMatt

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    Oops thought I posted this in the finished bikes section. Oh well, copy and paste.
     
  4. Markm

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    Nice!!!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
     
  5. chimichanga

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    Thats a beautiful bike! :shock:
     
  6. OUTLAW

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    get to the finnish posts

    Outlaw 8)
     
  7. Skid King

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    "OUTLAW" this is great, You should bring it to the thursday event, also the sunday event,
    I love the colores in the clouds with the bike, nice job,
    ~TW~
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    "We" build our bikes like we like it, Fast and Hard
     
  8. aka_locojoe

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    Great job. It's perfect.
     
  9. MaddMatt

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    I think you got confused on the builder. :)
     
  10. MadMick

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    Fantastic bike! Glad you got the transfers in time. Just needs some chocks!
     
  11. Froggy

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    Great bike. D'you take Paypal?
     
  12. MaddMatt

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    That's a great idea. I really should have got some for the photos.

    I have been thinking about selling it, haven't decided if I will or for how much.
     
  13. Gold Street Customs

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    yowza! that came out nice it was well worth the wait. 8)
     
  14. 37fleetwood

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    I'm interested in the inner workings of your siren! too bad the rivets didn't work out, the bike looks great.
    Scott 8)
     
  15. MaddMatt

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    I think I'm going to post a "how to" on the siren in the next couple weeks. I've been getting a lot of questions about it so I think I'll share my engineering secrets.
     
  16. MonsterMetal

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    Freakin sweet!.....

    Well done my man.... Well done
     
  17. sensor

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    everytime i see this bike i always get 1945 from social distortion stuck in my head :roll:
    turned out great!
     
  18. DISTURBIO GO

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    Ok, my new favorite bike.
     
  19. Lonewolf

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    I don't remember having seen this one yet. - Stunner.

    This is an old thread.

    Who knows what other awesome creations lie within this forum?

    Very happy about this place.
     

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