1958 Western Flyer Sonic Flyer (Blue Moon)

Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 8 - TRADITIONAL BIKES' started by FlordiaRust, May 2, 2013.

  1. FlordiaRust

    FlordiaRust

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    Well hope you guys will accept me in this comp. :D This is a old beat up Western Flyer that I been kicking around and hated since i brought it home.So I am deciding to use it as my build to see how long i can stand this hate-love relationship i got for it.Who knows I possibly will make a beauty out of her as a traditional build.
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  2. The Renaissance Man

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

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    Cool! I'm working on one very similar to that in the Builds section. I'll be interested to see what you do!

    Here's mine:
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  3. kingfish254

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    We'll accept you and welcome you to the fun!!
    Good luck!
     
  4. FlordiaRust

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    Thanks :mrgreen:
     
  5. kentercanyon

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    Kinda curious if that tank is unisex. If it were inverted, would it fit a boy's bike?
     
  6. Machine Age Victim

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    What part of Florida you from?
     
  7. FlordiaRust

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    Bagdad,Flordia and that tank i have no clue on.Im only a nut on the classy style and learning about them 8)
     
  8. FlordiaRust

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    Well got the old bke stripped down and ready for some fun with a traditional build.Am I crazy but I think I need some lace for this old gal :shock: hmm
    laced fenders and tank and go with a blue mix spritz on the frame and than poly the rack.Than decor the old gal with some ''secretive'' touches and find some jewels i got laying around for the back rack and fender than do my pinstripping and lettering :roll: (Im really am going nutz on bicycles) :shock:
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  9. FlordiaRust

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    Well got my frame,rack and chain guard slicked with a old skool rust protector.Ill have pics of my tank and fenders tomorrow since I air sprayed them with automotive paint and my camera doesnt do well with static in the room from the paint particles. :shock: is my guess.I did a blue paint but since the humidity is high i decided to milky the paint by this rainy weather in Florida.
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  10. FlordiaRust

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    Well today i have gotten my fenders,tank done with the touch up and my frame done with the old skool gloss of poly.Now all i need is to put the handlebars on,Chain and than get new tires or leave the original on??
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  11. FlordiaRust

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    Well today I finally Finished The Blue Moon bike.I added white pin strips to some parts of the bike.a mudflap to the rear end and since im broke hand made a light in back and made a Bicycle lincense.Left the original wheels on and than laid down on the rear wheel oil based pastel laytex paint to the black wall to make it look like a slick.I greased all the bearing and Her first time out on the road and she rode like a champ until i learned my tires are not ment to be on sand :roll: [​IMG]

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