Uncle Touchy's Back Roads Bomber (Revised)

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  1. aka_locojoe

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    Build thread here. Simple quick build. Just how I like em.

    My 2 inspirations for this bike were my late Great-Uncle Touchy a lifelong Kansas farmer and what I'll call the "Kansas farm truck".

    Video here http://youtu.be/xhWG6Tvsa-8

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  2. A.S.BOLTNUT

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    Re: Uncle Touchy's Back Roads Bomber

    Dig the Bike and that's one cool video ! I really like how you captured thee Essence of that old farm truck, Glad to see that old Chevy still goes down the road !
     
  3. Ratfink1962

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    I think you nailed it! the patina paint is a perfect match.

    And yes you definitely captured the grain truck details, very cool! 8)
     
  4. Rat Rod

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    Re: Uncle Touchy's Back Roads Bomber

    Great build Randy...really loving this bike. :wink:
     
  5. NLCTVWguy

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    Re: Uncle Touchy's Back Roads Bomber

    Nice tribute. One of the best 'theme' bikes I've seen. Nailed it!

    Best of luck!
    --Rob
     
  6. dos cruiser

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    Re: Uncle Touchy's Back Roads Bomber

    Randy, this is a great build, you got my vote! Really reminds me of the old 50 Chevy I once had. Something about a truck in a framer's field. That makes me want to buy another old truck, maybe I'll have to steal your idea and build my own version off it.(if you don't mind) Some times it's hard to get a good idea like this living in the city.
     
  7. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    Re: Uncle Touchy's Back Roads Bomber

    You captured the essence of that truck perfectly. Hat is off to you. Nice job.
     
  8. MplsCoaster

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    Re: Uncle Touchy's Back Roads Bomber

    +1! The video proves it perfect for the back roads. :D Congrats!
     
  9. yoothgeye

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    Re: Uncle Touchy's Back Roads Bomber

    You nailed it! Great bike, will work well with all your other bikes.
     
  10. KOTA

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    Re: Uncle Touchy's Back Roads Bomber

    NICE!...Get the truck running!...Those two should never, ever, be separated. Put a bike rack on the back, and off ya go.
     
  11. raggedjim

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    Re: Uncle Touchy's Back Roads Bomber

    Good looking bike. I dig the Haysville bell!

    Rg
     
  12. Funkme

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    Re: Uncle Touchy's Back Roads Bomber

    Excellent! matching set well done...
     
  13. SCHWINNRAY69

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    Awesome bike Randy! :D Great job on getting that perfect patina 8) Nice video as well :wink: Looks like a cool path to ride on :mrgreen:
     
  14. FatBoy

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    Re: Uncle Touchy's Back Roads Bomber

    You have it all right here!!I love those stovebolt Chevy trucks and what a great rat looks like you pulled them out of the barn side by side... 8)
     
  15. ndaway

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    SWEEET :D. Cant wait to see it Sunday 8)
     
  16. char

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    Re: Uncle Touchy's Back Roads Bomber

    Such a nice bike! Awesome job man, it's looks real nice! 8) :mrgreen:
     
  17. socal_jack

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    Re: Uncle Touchy's Back Roads Bomber

    One of the better matchups to the inspiration that I think I've seen here. Great looking bike.
     
  18. mitchelangelo

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    Re: Uncle Touchy's Back Roads Bomber

    the details are awesome! Headlight, bell, cigar, patina!!
     
  19. MazdaFlyer

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    I like the way you were able to copy elements of the old truck into the bike. Think I agree that you need obtain the truck and get it running, what a great bike hauler it would make. Really nice result in a short amount of time.
     
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    Re: Uncle Touchy's Back Roads Bomber

    Great Rat build!!!
    congRATs!!
     

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