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  1. Vin-New

    Vin-New

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    Nothing Beats Hands-On Builds. Had to make it a rolling bike to get some inspiration with Real Build vs Electronic Build.
    Never a dull moment with nicks and scratches and fingers hurting from turning the metal bolts. The Touch and Feel of Steal, Rust and Dust!

    Here is what I've assembled thus far, enjoy.
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  2. OddJob

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    Tell me about the interesting crank / chain ring assembly and the rear rack, I've never seen those before....new to the game. I like the look!
     
  3. ChimeraCycle

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    Really awesome. Looks like a real life version of the rendering! Spaceliner chain ring with the murray x-53 rack? Two oc my fav. Bits. Lovin this. Go go greasy nails and black boogers!
     
  4. idiotboy

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    bike looks great already
     
  5. Jake Sensi

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    You've got a Great build going on here

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  6. kingfish254

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    Now you are cooking with gas.
    It's always better to play real games than computer games.
    Keep it up.
     
  7. Vin-New

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    Thank you all for the great comments! I have much Respect for All You Fellow Enthusiasts/Builders. Mad Respect for those Builders with Extreme Skills on Fabrication and Creative ideas!

    Thanks -Joey
     
  8. Vin-New

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    Take-A-Seat! I think I'm going with the middle choice here.
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    Faux Tank Paper Mockup. I'll have to figure if it will be Real Steel or at least make it to appear as real as metal:)
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    Kinda looks cool! Most definitely need to figure how I could mount it...
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  9. kingfish254

    kingfish254 CHECK OUT MY SALE THREAD FOR COOL STUFF! Pro Member

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    At firt I wasn't sure with that rack/guard, but I think it works. I like the lines of it. Make sure you can get crank arm clearance with it
     
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  10. Vin-New

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    I couldn't resist denying her signature springer forks. Also, an option for chain guard, I love how the Graphics survived it's Journey.
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  11. kingfish254

    kingfish254 CHECK OUT MY SALE THREAD FOR COOL STUFF! Pro Member

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    I love the tank insert, I may steal/borrow some of that idea when I build my X53. I like how it mimics the placement of the scoops of the actual tank
    I like that second guard a lot, it has similar lines to your tank insert.
     
  12. The Renaissance Man

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

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    The tank shape and placement is really nice. :cool2: I like the survivor chain guard.
     
  13. Vin-New

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    Had to change the springer to this one, the screw broke in the fork for the fender. Also, found this old Headlight casing, maybe a bit out of proportion. I also tried on a JC Higgins tank just for kicks. All in Good Fun!
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  14. kingfish254

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    I like the big light on there, but not the higgins tank.
    You never know what works until you try.
    That's definitely a great guard for the build though.
     
  15. Vin-New

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    Bar-None. Using shortened mustache bars and bar end attachments to create the MiXfiT bars rendered, it's a bit tighter and smaller than I thought but let's see how they fit with the build, let's see what they look like.
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    I don't know, I'm not sold on the bars yet...
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  16. Falstaff

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    Dig the bars,kinda remind me of the ones on my copper bike.
     
  17. Vin-New

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    I think I've totally deviated from the rendering due to hands-on build vs computer build.

    I'm kinda feeling this old saddle bag and my tool bag between the frame...
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  18. The Renaissance Man

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    I really like the saddle bags on there! Maybe you could find a distressed tool bag to match. Looking very cool. :cool2:
     
  19. kingfish254

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    I definitely like the saddlebags.
    Maybe distress the tool bag to match.
    The drop bars look cool from some angles, but from others, not so much.
    It's a great looking build no matter how the details shake out.
     
  20. Falstaff

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    A little 60 grit should distress that tool bag nicely.

    This is kinda starting to resemble something,but I can't for the life of me quite put my finger on it. Very cool looking though.
     

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