WBO Double Bar Digger

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  1. metalchewy

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    Thinking on the base colors to start with there. Would be cool to reproduce the patinas of the silver over red..
    I have slime in the tires, and have a shields on the tire side, and a cut tube wrapped on the wheel side. Had one cactus thorn come thru the shield and still didn't go flat.
     
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  2. metalchewy

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    After that wet rainy ride, I had to melt new wax into the chain and also lost a couple rivets after soaking the seat and giving it the wet ride abuse.
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    Dug out a couple rivets and a few key whacks...
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  3. Funkme

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    Where do you get those rivets from? Have a few saddles here that need repairing.
     
  4. metalchewy

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    I picked them up at the Tandy leather store a couple years back.
     
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  5. OddJob

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    'Riveting' dialogue Funk and MC....:whistle:
     
  6. Mtn Goat

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    Hey Chewy What wheels are you running? Looks like the wider rims fit the 2.35s really nice. Love the bike and that it gets ridden hard!
     
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  7. metalchewy

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    Hehe. Will keep it up... o_0


    @Funkme I see tandy ships those rivets over seas, I don't know what the shipping would get you for though. Search for 'tubular rivets'.

    There is actually a driver/splitter that I don't have, I end up cracking with a chisel and then a ball end punch

    They come in stainless, brass, copper and I have seen bronze before.
    Those wheels are the 3G 2 speed 57mm wheels that used to link on the ratrodbikes site.

    2.4s look great on them but won't fit the rear stays without rubbing knobby. Was thinking of adding a full link to the chain and see If I can squeeze them in.
    http://www.3gbikes.com/parts/wheels/
     
  8. Mtn Goat

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    Thanks, great price at 3g! Looking forward to seeing your finish bike and more Vegas desert!
     
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  9. metalchewy

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    Ok, so this has had me thinking to change the fork to an old one.
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    Paint silver
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    Scrape with fingernail before hard and wipe with thinner.
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    Put on Bike
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    Admire the view...
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  10. Falstaff

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    I have an old Schwinn frame that is a near perfect match to that fork.
     
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  11. metalchewy

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    Silver over red?

    Or aged like TorRed was?
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    Silver over red and aged. I'll try to remember to get that frame out of the attic and get a shot.
     
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    Something wants me to age those bars a little bit.....must be the rust running through my veins :rolleyes:
     
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  14. metalchewy

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    Those bars were bent.. but, I have a set of CR250 bars I picked up awhile back that will do. They are shinier than the last....

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    And, those new old forks were bent....

    Was riding down the road and kept wanting to circle right.

    So... last night. Got a wild hair just after dark and skuffed them up and sprayed silver over both the neck and the fork...
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    Stout looking ride. Makes me wanna ride the tires off it every time I walk past it ..
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    Kinda liking the silver, will let it cure and start scarring it up.
     
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  15. metalchewy

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    Scratched things up, a lot.
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    Neck is working well.
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    Still have more work yet on the fork.
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    Took that top bar pad I made gor Bomber 40, modified to fit the new bars.
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    Not sure I like it yet.
     
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  16. metalchewy

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    Added some red and brown paint onto the outside of the fork. Then sanded it off. Liking it more.

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    Got a #2 pan screw to match the other and mounted the badge firmly on the bike.
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    Only took a minute, but I knew I had a frame to match your fork.

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    A little detail.
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  18. metalchewy

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    That is a cool looking frame. Would go good with that fork if the fork weren't bent.
     
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    Went on a ride down Las Vegas Blvd yesterday, down to the sign, with a bunch of bike clubs in town.

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    It's a perfect match, one of the stays has a really bad bend.
     
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