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Here's a rare one I picked up cheap off Ebay . A 20" Firestone built by Rollfast .
Another fine mess I got myself into .

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That’s cool. I want to do a Firestone bike at some point. Just bought some grips yesterday and have a couple Firestone tires. This is a cool frame.
 
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That a cool frame.
I built a Firestone awhile back. The one I built was from mid 70s. I made a few decals to enhance the build. I think I made the head badge also. The bike came with a sticker bandage. I cut a piece of sheet metal out and made a true head badge. Fun build. Look super cool. Very small frame. Like size of a Stingray Junior. Frame you have looks large from the space between seat post stay and fender mounts.
let me know if you are interested in decals. I think I have them saved. I could make you a set. I made the forks. Down tube. And head badge.
 

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That a cool frame.
I built a Firestone awhile back. The one I built was from mid 70s. I made a few decals to enhance the build. I think I made the head badge also. The bike came with a sticker bandage. I cut a piece of sheet metal out and made a true head badge. Fun build. Look super cool. Very small frame. Like size of a Stingray Junior. Frame you have looks large from the space between seat post stay and fender mounts.
let me know if you are interested in decals. I think I have them saved. I could make you a set. I made the forks. Down tube. And head badge.
Very cool little scoot. Looks like it's early-to-mid '70s Ross-built.
 

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That's a very cool frame. Looking forward to seeing how you build it.
 
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I have a feeling this will be my last pair of Wheel Masters,

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Good for you.

I'd advise you and everyone else on this forum to steer clear of Wheel Masters. I was sent a box to evaluate with the identical profile you're using. Laced them to bikes I actually ride and bent both front and rears in at least two places within 25 miles!
Very poor quality product. Chrome plating just passes. Seam finish is coarse... waste. I'm not a steel wheel muscle bike guy, but when I am, I search for Murray, M.O. MFG. CO stamped rims. Those operate at 60 PSI for hundreds of miles no issues. The hoops I use are 28h.

I liked because you put it together:cool2:
 
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I agree with the wheel master evaluation , but try and find a 20" steel wheel with 36 spokes ? 36 hole hubs are easier then 28 or 26 hole .
Ditto, thought I could use them for 36h hubs. I look for deals on Chain Reaction Cycles, BMXguru, SourceBMX...

Great deal for an excellent wide 20'' rear. Same one I'm using on the Bucc.
 
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Wow. That actually looks like a decent source for a lot of basic parts if you're not looking for high end stuff...

Falcon SIS derailleurs with axle hanger for $6.40? Fender sets? All kinds of handlebars? Alloy 1080s? Anybody have any experience ordering from them? Their prices look very good...
 
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