Pinnochio-Done as it's gonna get

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  1. hammer mechanic

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    Thank you sir.
    If I were a good welder, I would have considered leaving the frame in bare metal. However, I am not and the paint was necessary to cover up a lot of ugliness.
     
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    Right choice, I love it even more painted!
     
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    Here's the latest pic. Not completely together, yet. Rear fender is not mounted yet, no brake cables, no brake straps on the drum brakes and the chain guard still needs a little paint work on the mounting bracket. 121.JPG
    I sort of painted myself into a corner with the fork, so I ended flipping my original paint scheme for the fenders. I wasn't really in love with that much yellow anyway. I hope I don't have to change it's name to Ronald Macdonald.
     
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    With the stripes up front it almost resembles those yellow and orange
    Hornets we have down here. I like
    the combo..

    Building..... Riding.....
     
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    Keeps getting better! Nothing wrong with Ronald. :)

    WP_001266.jpg
     
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    Just out of curiosity, I weighed the bare frame before starting assembly. Completely bare the frame without the fork weighs 13 pounds. Just one of the worksman rims with drum brake and Beach Bum tire weighs 10#
     
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    Looks like I will make it. Got both fenders mounted solid, no rubs. Both drums have straps now. Just need to get my brake cables cut to length and get the chain guard mounted. Oh and touch up all the dings I already have in my paint. Gotta love a rattle can paint job.
     
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    SWEEEET

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    Keep on rolling brother!
    Get r done!
     
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    Calling it done. Of course it's raining, so no pics for the finished bike thread. Might be able to snap a few before I leave for work in an hour or so.
     
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    Still have til tomorrow 10pm Central.
     
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    Take pics in the kitchen if you have too! :)
    But you do have until Monday night.
     
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