PARTS is PARTS! Show us your odd items used as bike parts!

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  1. The Renaissance Man

    The Renaissance Man __CERTIFIED DIVER__ (Open Water & Open Dumpster) Pro Member

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    RRB members are not hung up on correctness when it comes to builds!
    I thought it would be fun to see all of the unusual re-purposed things that end up on bikes. :D

    Here's an example from Smoopy's using barbed wire for fender supports!

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    Here's a 1948 Chrysler tail light that made it's way to the rear fender of Kingfish254's Firewing...
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    Looser-proof gas cap--hose fittings from my neighborhood Ace Hardware, scrap chain, coat hanger wire
     
  4. Chris Crew

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    and that's a piece of downspout that became the tank
     
  5. dragnusa

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    Not to odd and though its not a new thing for me since this is my second year using it. This year Im using copper I got from an old power line that ran to a barn we tore down. It was so old there was no insulation left on it.
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    Gumby Rumpus' fire extinguisher battery compartment comes to mind.
     

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