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Avocado, first pics of the finished bike!

Discussion in 'BUILD OFF #8 - ANYTHING GOES BIKES' started by deven_science, May 1, 2013.

  1. karfer67

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    Re: Avocado, first peeks of the leather tank/seat!

    I'm at a loss for words as how kool that is
     
  2. kingfish254

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    Re: Avocado, first peeks of the leather tank/seat!

    +11
     
  3. Gold Street Customs

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    Re: Avocado, first peeks of the leather tank/seat!

    Oh Man! you just brought game...
     
  4. Crankset Leather

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    I've got the feeling you're gonna' be a Busy Beaver pretty soon, my Elgin could use some stuff like that. ( :wink: upgrade for next year)[/quote]

    This will be one of my few custom ordered leather tanks I'll be making. Way too many hours involved to justify having this as a leather product of mine. I will make a few each year that will be filled with tooled artwork to be displayed at different bicycle shows promoting my current leather saddles.
    Here is a pic of that Wheat colored 345 size bonded thread being sewn on my heavy duty machine with size 26 needle at 5 stitched per inch.
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  5. Crankset Leather

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    Re: Avocado, first peeks of the leather tank/seat!

    Really like this color combo I picked. It's going to stand out from the rest of the metal tanks.
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  6. Randythe Rat

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    That is so nice 1 of a kind Great work. :!: :!: 8)
     
  7. dracothered

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    Re: Avocado, first peeks of the leather tank/seat!

    Did you coat the inside with anything to make sure it keeps its shape?
     
  8. Crankset Leather

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    Re: Avocado, first peeks of the leather tank/seat!

    Enjoy!!!
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    Don't know why my images keep getting flipped upside down. Oh well, it's a head turner anyway.
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  9. King Zebba

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    Re: Avocado, first peeks of the leather tank/seat!

    WOW! :shock:
     
  10. Sphinx

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    Re: Avocado, first peeks of the leather tank/seat!

    Beautiful work. I'm disappointed you'll not be making more. Would love to see you make some Labor-Saving modifications to lighten your load. Possibly incorporate pre-made metal hinges in some kind of attractive manor. :) Just throwing ideas out there Bro! 8)
     
  11. deven_science

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    Re: Avocado, first peeks of the leather tank/seat!

    Hot dang! As soon as I receive them, I'll be calling this bike done!
     
  12. karfer67

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    Re: Avocado, first peeks of the leather tank/seat!

    Let me know when you get them I want to fondle lol.
     
  13. deven_science

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    Re: Avocado, first peeks of the leather tank/seat!

    I got my leather tank/seat combo from Chris today! A bunch of thanks go to him for getting it done as promised. I found a cage configuration that'll work for the seat pan, and put it on with the tank, and man, does it look great! Here's a few pictures of the bike, and I hope to take some better ones soon.

    On arrival:
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    The bike put together:
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    This bike didn't end up exactly as planned. Some of the changes made it so that the name doesn't make any sense anymore, but I'm not going to change it with two weeks left, so here we are. :)
     
  14. jayblok

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    Those handlebars are hot :cool:

    Sent From My Mind
     
  15. LukeTheJoker

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    Wow! That is so nice!

    Luke.
     
  16. kingfish254

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    That tank and seat are the banana and cherry sitting on top of an already delicious Avocado sundae!!!!
    Love it!
     
  17. Funkme

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    .... they look fab...great work... :D
     
  18. Tommy Atoms

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    Thats a killer ride!
     
  19. Lowlife Lucas

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    Absolutely an awesome bike!
     
  20. junknutz1975

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    All the leather is the proverbial " cherry on top" :mrgreen:
     

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