Shelgin Master

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  1. Jarod24

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    It is what it sounds like, a bunch of different parts haha. Using the elgin oriole frame I picked up last year. I apologize to anyone offend that I'm using this on a frankenbike that was not my intensions when I picked it up. So here we are now. Using a 50's shelby springer and Roadmaster peaked fenders. Hence its name. This is a rough mock up. Not using these wheels. Thinking of going 3 speed with a stick shift and an entire repaint. This is my first year doing this! I'm pretty excited!!!!!!
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  2. The Renaissance Man

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    Nice!
     
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  3. ThatGuy

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    I like the look of this!
     
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  4. kingfish254

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    That looks awesome as it sits right there!
     
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  5. LukeTheJoker

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    Amazing frame!

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  6. Funkme

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    Excellent starting point...
     
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  7. Jarod24

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    Thanks guys! So bought the frame and orignal fork to the frame on here last year and it was packed very well. Unfortunley whoever transported it threw it around. Frame was cracked, crank was completely split in half, and the whole back end of the frame is tweaked. The original fork was badly bent also. I've had a buddy fix the crack in the frame already. Next step will be trying to bend the frame which hopefully will have some help from a local RRB member. This pic is the chain and seat stays, if you look where the chain stays meet the BB you can see how the whole thing slopes to down toward the chain side.

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  8. Dr. Tankenstein

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    Best of luck getting that beautiful frame back aligned.....


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  9. Jarod24

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    Thanks man
     
  10. deven_science

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    I have a bike that I built year year called Shelgin, too! It just works well to combine those names. I actually welded a Shelby frame to an Elgin.
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  11. LukeTheJoker

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    Looks like that frame took a bit hit up on the left hand drop out!
    Looking forward to seeing it come back to straight.

    Luke.
     
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  12. HuffDaddy

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    That's a bumper. Good luck straightening it out, I really like that springer fork!
     
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  13. Jarod24

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    Haha I know! but I like how that bad boy is set up already. All I'm going to do is throw a new rim set and tires on it! And this awesome elgin frame has been sitting too long, it needs to get up and running.
     
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  14. Vintage-Iron

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    This is going to be a good one
     
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  15. Jarod24

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    Took all the paint off the frame and front fender today using the good ole angle grinder with a wire wheel. My hands and arms are still shaking haha. Still need to strip the fork and the rear fender.
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    my arms feel the same:thumbsup:
     
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  17. LukeTheJoker

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    Great way to remove paint and rust though!

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  18. Jarod24

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    Defiantly the best way in my opinion.
     
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    Got the fork all stripped. I orginally was going to use this fork on a diferent project so I had the a buddy shorten the steer tube. Luckily the steer tube is perfect length for this frame so I don't have to change it up again. But I do have to fabricate a new metal braket or figure out how to use this one. When I shorten the steer tube the bracket then pushes the fork in towards the frame too much, I wanna stretch it out from the frame as much as possible. I kinda screwed up the original bracket when I tried to make it work on my other project.
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    Here's a couple pics from today, got the frame straighten out and aligned. Big thanks to fellow RRB member dougfisk for the help and teaching me some new stuff.
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