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    tjwilson replied to the thread Apollo Racer.
    Quick update on the sissy bar extension. I added 3-1/2" to the length. Connection detail after cleanup. Here's a detail of...
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    tjwilson replied to the thread Rat✭Rod.
    NICE!
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    tjwilson reacted to Brian macumber's post in the thread Sportmaster with Like Like.
    Looks good.
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    tjwilson reacted to bear bear's post in the thread Sportmaster with Like Like.
    looks great :thumbsup:
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    tjwilson reacted to Bike from the Dead's post in the thread Apollo Racer with Like Like.
    Okay, thanks.
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    tjwilson replied to the thread Apollo Racer.
    The Apollo kind of reminds me of a flipped girl's frame... in a good way. Trick to the blown out photo / lack of floor space is to have...
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    tjwilson reacted to GuitarlCarl's post in the thread Apollo Racer with Like Like.
    I do love Apollos. I've got a ratty one I keep rebuilding. Right now it's out in my boneyard. I too like the blown out photos but I...
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    Started with a bike in pretty good condition to begin with. Just gave it a good scrubbing, new seat, reflector and a few minor...
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    tjwilson replied to the thread Sportmaster.
    Thanks. Glad I took that route instead of a complete overhaul / update. I agree, that was all it needed and anything more would have...
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    tjwilson reacted to Bike from the Dead's post in the thread Sportmaster with Like Like.
    Sometimes all a bike needs are a few little touch-ups to make it nice again. Great job TJ!
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    tjwilson reacted to Captain Awesome's post in the thread Sportmaster with Like Like.
    Looks great. Finished bike forums are now open
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    tjwilson replied to the thread Sportmaster.
    Got the images of the assembled bike finished up. Pretty happy with the build results. Nothing fancy just a nice, simple comfortable...
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    tjwilson replied to the thread Apollo Racer.
    Never tried oxalic acid so I can't say which is better. Citric acid is what I heard of first and it's always worked for me. I should...
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    tjwilson reacted to Bike from the Dead's post in the thread Apollo Racer with Like Like.
    Would you say that using a citric acid bath to remove rust is better than using an oxalic acid bath to do the same thing? I've been...
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    tjwilson replied to the thread Apollo Racer.
    And speaking of citric acid baths... here's some of the chrome before and afters. Everything was put into a mixture of half a teaspoon...
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