AlumiNaughty: 1935 Wards Hawthorne Duralium, Finished!

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  1. Machine Age Victim

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    This is a 1935 Wards Hathorne Duralium "Window lug" frame.

    I have a few ideas kicking around, so we'll see which direction it takes, but here's the beginning.

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  2. LukeTheJoker

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    Wow! Cool frame, never seen one before...
     
  3. RustyGold

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    Love SKs :thumbsup:
     
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    Ahh, the rare Nerf edition. I like it!
     
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  5. OddJob

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    Super cool frame, new on me too. RaT oN~!
     
  6. Uncle Shish

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    Cool frame! Looks very heavy duty and industrial.
     
  7. Machine Age Victim

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    Going through my parts and tossing around some ideas
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  8. macncheese

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    Those TA cranks are rad! Does this frame have a provision for a seatpost clamp? The one I had needed one of the internal wedge ones (like a stem).
     
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  9. OddJob

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    This is gonna be good....:thumbsup:
     
  10. G-Matt

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    Sweet frame you have a good one here .
    I just saw one of theses frames for sale on EBay .


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  11. Machine Age Victim

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    Yes, it has a traditional clamp, although it currently has a crack in the sleeve.
     
  12. LukeTheJoker

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    So cool...
     
  13. sdframe

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    Those windows make it sweeter than my Silver King. Looking forward to this.
     
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  14. Machine Age Victim

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    I decided on a triple tree fork :wink1:
     
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  16. late for dinner

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    As we secretly observe this
    RatRodBikes society and it's said Build Off, we have seen
    you're not at all restoring an aged Aluminum bicycle, you are definitely being Naughty.
    If in any level of quandary as to naming your machine.
    We have held a secret vote
    and humbly submit our new suggested moniker for your
    consideration:
    AlumiNaughty
    Regards, Build On Brother
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  17. SpikeFC

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    In Poland we tend to refer to Aluminium as "Amelinium" from a stupid movie where a drunk farmer was trying to explain why you cannot paint it, and that it needs a special paint.:21:

    Also a friend a of mine tends to call it "Anomalium" from the word anomaly. :rofl:
     
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  18. Machine Age Victim

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    Great name, thank you for the suggestion!

     
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    Killer frame and those cranks are cool.
     
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