Chrome BMX frame identification - help!

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  1. 383Camino

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    I've got these two chrome 20" frames and haven't figured out what brand they are.
    Whay do you think I have here?
    Bike 1
     

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    Bike 2
     

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  3. Captain Awesome

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    2nd one appears to be a Powerlite based on the stampings. Might be a Rig or a Blitz
     
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    Agree with the Cap'n on bike 2...1998 Toxic/Blitz/Chaos or whatever :bigsmile:

    The oversized tubes on bike 1 most likely indicate department store bike.

    Jason
     
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    I would bet they are in the same era...but, compare the welds between the two. Night and day.

    Jason

    edit - the triangle on the rear dropout makes me think Akisu made, but that doesn't really narrow it down much as they made bikes for lots of brands.
     
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  6. Captain Awesome

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    +1.

    I'm thinking it's a big box store bike
     
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  7. 383Camino

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    Cool, thanks for the help! I have a chrome looptail BMX frame also missing it's decals maybe you can help I.D. as well. ​
     
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    Post 'er up! :thumbsup:

    I love me some looptails!

    Jason
     
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    I'm putting this one together to satisfy my life long desire to have a chrome BMX with black mags. Who says dreams don't come true?!
    Whatcha think this one is?
     

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  10. RustyGold

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    '85 Open Road...Race Certified...seriously, that's the model :grin:. Sold by Montgomery Wards, I believe. The early Open Roads were made by Huffy...I'm not sure if they made this one, however.

    Would have been 1" threaded headset stock, of course...but, the threadless will definitely give it a mid-school vibe.

    Jason
     
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