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Rockafella - 1953 Ruff Firestone Super Cruiser - Completed Ride Video +MajorAward+RollingStoneCover

Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 12 BUILD JOURNALS' started by kingfish254, Jun 2, 2017.

  1. kingfish254

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    Dressed up the ends of the sissy bar with some of the silver salt shaker caps.

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  2. OddJob

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    That seat spring gives it some much needed length. Now fits the bike a bit better I think.
     
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    Is the prize a pack of Electra pinstripe decals? :21:
     
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    Wow, you had me going with the stripes!:eek: They look really good on the Gumby parts.
     
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    Haha someone beat me to calling you out on the pinstriping. But it looks great. And i second the early harley look. Id roll it

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    I am very happy with the Electra stripes. I couldn't resist pretending like I did them, but if you notice, I did make the original post with a winking smiley.
     
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    I can hardly keep up with all these doodads. But I must say the salt hammer caps are a perfect fit on the sissy bar & the spring was meant to be , nice fit .


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    I spent way too much time building up the More Cowbell bell. It does make some noise, but honestly it's more of a cool looking doodad than anything.

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    It was fun posting all of that today. To be honest it was brutally hot with a heat index over 100. I needed to space of the courtyard to install and look at the pieces, but I was drenched in sweat the whole day. I would take breaks to sit in front of my shop fan and post the latest update to the doodad channel.
     
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    Well I finished Rockafella around 730pm tonight and took it out for a ride while I still had a little bit of light left. First time out with @karfer67 's Felby bars and they not only look incredible, they were in a perfect riding position. I LOVE THESE THINGS!!!

    I went for a good 2 hour ride playing around with some dusk photos.

    I made my way over to Bobbies Diner just for @OddJob because he had said he couldn't wait to see this fifties build in front of it, so here you go Lee!!!

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    Couldn't believe how quiet the park was.

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    Got this cool reflection shot

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    How do you guys like my trailer hitch doodad?????

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    Fountain pic

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    Fun nighttime shot

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    Marilyn is all flustered about Rockafella!!

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    The name of the musical at the Savannah Theater is "Return to the 50s" which is more than appropriate for this build.

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    These aren't my final pics, these are just me having a blast with my latest trophy. I sure everyone else is enjoying riding their trophies as well!!!!
     
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    Love the Bobbies shot! And, you have some great pics in that line-up, can't wait to see who makes the 'final cut'.
     
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    Some cool pictures KF . I've always been a fan of the Bobbies Dinner my self . I think I said it before but the one way sigh in a he back ground is a nice touch . The Marilyn shot is pretty cool also .


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    another great build.
     
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    Walkaround Video

     
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    Had an awesome time today riding around for over 3 hours taking pics and talking about my "old bike" with tourists and locals. Met two French families, one Belgian, one German, and one French Canadien. I love my city!!!!!

    Spent the second half of the day working and taking care of something at one of the new rentals. I have a lot of pics to go through, but I will get Rockafella posted up in the Finished section on time.

    I can't wait to catch up with all of the finished bikes too. It's been another fun build off! Thanks brothers!!!
     
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    How often do you run across a photo opp with Mighty Mouse?????

    Here I come to Save the Day!!!

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    You'd be surprised. Happens all the time.

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    Let's "Return to the 50s"

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