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  1. rat-a-tac

    rat-a-tac

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    Re: NDN - Painted Fender

    Painted under coat
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    Vaseline where i don't want the final coat to stick
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    Final coat you can see where the vaz was
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    Paint rubbing alcohol to remove the vaz this also took some the red paint off whoch is perfect for rust
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    Crustify with peroxide soaked paper towels
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  2. kingfish254

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    Re: NDN - painted fender

    Lot of progress!
    I like your fuel choice too.
    Out of the box seatwork.
    Another cool fauxtina trick
     
  3. jats

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    Re: NDN - painted fender

    hurry on the fender I want to see it done :D :D :lol:

    Troy
     
  4. rat-a-tac

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    Re: NDN - painted fender

    Side tracked by Avery
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    Mounted fender

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    Seat pan. Should i leather it?
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    To saddle or not to saddle? That is the question.
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  5. jats

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    Re: NDN - painted fender & seat trusses

    oh WOW that fender and saddle/ tank? box are AWESOME

    Troy
     
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    Re: NDN - painted fender & seat trusses

    Forget what I said about saddle bags hiding the fender. Those are perfect in that position.
    Great paint work too.
     
  7. Machine Age Victim

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    Re: NDN - painted fender & seat trusses

    If the seat would look anything like the grips then yes, leather the seat!
     
  8. rat-a-tac

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    Re: NDN - Got some time in finally!!!

    changed up my seat post.
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    ]I finally got my pedal reducers[/color]

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    thinking of maybe throwing on a couple of stickers, but not sure.

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  9. MONARKofSoCal

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    Re: NDN - Got some time in finally

    If you do attach the stickers
    I think you should try to give them the appearance that the letters are almost fadded away
    except make it so the N,D and other N are less fadded
     
  10. Jake Sensi

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    Re: NDN - Got some time in finally

    WHAT HE SAID!! GTB!! PEACE
     
  11. rat-a-tac

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    Re: NDN - Got some time in finally

    That is an awesome idea!!! Anyone have any experience in vintaging decals to make them look faded and old?
     
  12. rat-a-tac

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    Re: NDN - Working on the saddle bag brackets.

    I think I have them almost done. just need to go buy some nuts & bolts and weld another support piece in place to distribute the weight and not have a single point of attachment.

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  13. noodlenoggin

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    Re: NDN - Got some time in finally

    Cool, another bike with saddlebags!!

    The only thing I'd say after doing ours is make sure there's enough room for your foot to clear the front of the bags when you pedal. If I'm not careful I bark my heel on 'em.
     
  14. rat-a-tac

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    Re: NDN - mounted saddle bags

    finished the brackets and mounted the saddle bags in slammed mode. took the whole wreck for a ride and have some adjustments on the fender I have to do to get more chain clearence. time to run lights, paint brackets, maybe a red tail light, clean up the saddle bags(pin striping) and leather seat time maybe? Not sure.

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  15. Re: NDN - Mounted saddle bags.

    Looks awesome! Just a tip... If you take some Duplicolor Metalcast red anodize paint to the lenses you can make them transparent red and use them as tail lights! :wink:
     
  16. rat-a-tac

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    Re: NDN - Mounted saddle bags.

    You are readin my mind! I was thinking of the smoke tint but I think the red would look better. thanks man! I didn't know the red anodized would work.
     
  17. The Renaissance Man

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    Re: NDN - Mounted saddle bags.

    Those saddle bags are cool. 8)
     
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    Re: NDN - Mounted saddle bags.

    Perfectly cool positioning of the bags!
    Its all coming together now.
     
  19. rat-a-tac

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    Re: NDN - Ambivalent

    In limbo going back and forth between endings on this bike. I bought some pin striping materials and messed around with an original fender.
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    Executed(still need to do the ivory)
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    Undecided on the seat to keep it metal or do something similar to this:
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    I am gonna paint the saddle bags and pin stripe but they may notake the cut.
     
  20. kingfish254

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    Re: NDN - Ambivalent

    Was that actually you first shot at pinstriping? Looks most excellent to me!!!!
    What kinda pencil did you use for your layout markings?
     

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