Haven't been working on this much, but I did trim it down a little closer to the correct profile.
Still looks a little Flintstonesque...
Looking for three double butted steel spokes 9 7/16 (240mm) long. Surface rust is ok.
Rebuilding a 24" wheel set. I would prefer to use the...
That does sound cool, but I felt like it was imperative that the tank would not interfere with using a Schwinn style springer fork. The 26" TRM...
I'm no Schwinn historian, maybe someone else can educate us both. :39:
Sculpting and fitting is complete!
It's a Flintstone tank. I think I'll stop here and paint it!:21:
Yabba Dabba Doo!
More whittling today.
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I'm using another old Schwinn frame for making the tank. Don't want to mess with the nice...
And I quote:
You got this! Just start with cardboard and tape until you get a shape that will fit. Then clean it up into one pattern and then cut and bend....
I used a grip shift inside a tank on Quoise last year. There are too many problems like 'too much movement' that you just mentioned and modifying...
Roof flashing. Like OddJob stated, you can get it at Home Depot, Lowes etc. Easy to work with.
This was my first thought also. I would'nt modify the shifter and loose the indicator. That is more important to a kid than the frame fit any day!...
I'm open to suggestions on a cheap shifter @CRASH .:happy:
The rough cut tank halves are finally started....
That's a good idea.
I created a shifter for Quoise last year but it was too complicated to reproduce for public consumption. The internals would...
Record breaking heat every day this month so far in Alabama. Upper 90's (near 100) along with unbearable humidity!
He won a poster from me a couple of years ago but never responded to me either.:(
I stuck with the black primer at least for now. Was considering gloss black but wanted to try this first.
Wait! Is this bizarro world?
All of this advice on rust removal?
This is an @OddJob build isn't it!? :43::43::43:
Used the triangle paint frame again.
After wet sanding.
Thank you for letting us know. So sorry for your loss.
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