SaltHammer Savannah Sand Flats Silver King (1935 Monark Silver King) - Aug01 FINISHED! What A Blast!

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  1. kingfish254

    kingfish254 CHECK OUT MY SALE THREAD FOR COOL STUFF! Pro Member

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    I'll fill in the blanks more later today, but here is my rough plan.

    This year I plan to build out my 1937 Hawthorne AirFlow (Monark Silver King FloCycle) that I got from @Jarod24
    When I originally got this frame I was thinking I might do something inspired by James Dean's Porsche Spyder Lil B.
    But after I was lucky enough to by @highwheelerboy25 's Finn Special Schwinn and it's Mooneyes discs, I knew I wanted to use those discs on my FloCycle and try to build a Bonneville Salt Flats inspired bike.

    SaltHammer will be the build name.


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    Also plan to use the moonies that I kept from this bike

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    Here is some bonus info regarding FloCycles

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    Parts List (will be updated as I figure out what sticks)

    1937 Hawthorne AirFlow (FloCycle) frame and forks - @Jarod24
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    Mooneyes Wheel Discs - @highwheelerboy25
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    Longspring saddle - 1935 Silver King lead from @joel.romeo.79
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    Zeppelin (Manton & Smith ??) Chainguard - @American Vintage Bicycle Supply
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    Redline Monster Cranks w/ Odyssey Bearings - @BillyZ
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    Longhorn Cross Brace Handlebars - OldSkipTooth on CABE
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    Jeweled Nickel Headlight and gooseneck - gtdohn on CABE
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    Custom Gaskill's Hop Shop Higgins Rack That I Turned Into a Tank - @A.S.BOLTNUT via @American Vintage Bicycle Supply via @highwheelerboy25 via @gaskill
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  6. Chad T

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    Looks like another epic build there Kingfish!....:thumbsup:
     
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    No plain Jane for sure!
     
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    Another unique and cool frame to start a build ! Will be watching as you 'season' that SaltHammer.....Rat on my brother!
     
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    King always brings the 'A' game!

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    Salt flat racers, WW2 fighter planes, and wood speed boats are some of my favorite inspirations. This should be awesome!
     
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    I think that this one will be EPIC!!
     
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    Where, oh where are all these cool old bikes coming from? The cabe guys will be spending some sleepless nights watching this build-off!

    Kingfish, I expect great things from this...

    Good luck, Rg
     
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    I like a good race inspired build.
     
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    That frame looks so layed back already... Gonna be a cool build for sure...
    Your past builds have had cool color combos any ideas for this one yet?


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    DAY ONE ON THIS BUILD-
    Thanks for the comments everyone. Just turned the first wrench. Simple task of putting wheels on, but first time I've seen the discs on the Flo to set the tone for the build

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    Too sick! Looks like once again you're going to build a top notch bike.
     
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    "Very Cool" and a rare bike to start with , I'll be following this one for sure !
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    Once again, your starting with a winner without even having to add anything! Love the way it looks already.
     
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