Avatrike 1980 Schwinn Town and Country Trike (It's the little things that make me happy)

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  1. Laurie Thom

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    Barking raving mad for offering to help out during the graveyard shift. RAVES :43:
     
  2. Laurie Thom

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    Oh happy day! I am in the shop so I have a few photos to post instead of the gratuitous "bump" garden photos and the preparation for makin' sammiches.

    Here is my work space for now...
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    You will notice my hammer is bigger this year.
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    A bit rusty.. but I have reacquainted myself with the seasonal scent of PB Blaster...
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    I saturated all the nuts, bolts, etc in high hopes I will be able to dismantle without too much effort and or blood...then I can really get to work. :dance2:

    Next photos she should be on pieces...:41:
     
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  3. dracothered

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    So the Hammer is to keep Troy away from the Trike right :D...

    You will do fine and a little blood is always required in any build.
     
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  4. jats

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    it works to!! that hammer is scary
     
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  5. Laurie Thom

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    Right...and whose hammer is being used here! That sure does not look like me or my build...:39: But you certainly let me use all your tools so fair is fair. :113:
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    I found Thor's baby practice Mjolnir in the street last Christmas.
     
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    Good to see some pics Laurie, I hope the disassembly goes well!

    Luke.
     
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  7. Laurie Thom

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    The dis-assembly is going well...about half way done. I will gets photos later today I hope. Sure do hope I can reassemble...:39:
     
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    you got it handled
     
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    hey I know you were going to be in the shop tomorrow but I need to steel you for an hour tops thought you might like to go for a walk at Smith rock!!! maybe take some pics or even some video if you see anything worthy :):chicken::dance2:

    Troy
     
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    It is pretty simple really: Just do the opposite you did when taking it apart... ;)

    Luke.
     
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    Steel? oh no does this
    Thanks Luke! I did take a lot of photos. :blush:

    Sorry Troy but I will be planting seeds to feed our vegetable addiction. :dance2:
     
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    Now the reason for 2 creative people building bikes comes out, they are addicts!:thumbsup:
     
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    Thanks for the birthday gift and weld wire!!!!!!!!!!!

    Troy
     
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  14. Laurie Thom

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    I was pretty convinced I was going to have to sand away the rust and paint my rims...
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    But a little of this....
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    And some more of this...
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    And I have shiny rims ready for some chrome polish....I am so happy that the rims cleaned up so well.
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    And a big thank you Jats for letting me use his birthday gift...I will post my pile picture by the end of the week I hope.
     
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    Go go Momma Jats.... :D
     
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    Who's birthday gift really?

    Luke.
     
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    Ahhhh just quality assurance testing the tool....:grin:!
     
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    thank you for getting it through the break in period!!!!!!! :chicken::dance2::crazy: it was great having you in the shop yesterday!! next time you pick the tunes:rockout:
     
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    Team players here...keep up the good work.
     
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