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I know the feeling (and fun) of rumaging through your hoard of "stuff". It's fun what pops up sometimes.

Great choice on the stem and bars.
That fender should look cool. Are you going to notch it around the chain and frame so that it drops below the chainstay as well. I've always thought that was a cool look.
That’s an interesting idea, I hadn’t even thought about that.
 
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HARD TO SAY FOR SURE BUT I'M THINKING THAT FENDER IS FROM A 50'S COLUMBIA
IF IT IS THAT WOULD PERFECTLY BALANCE OUT HAVING A COLUMBIA SPRINGER ON THE FRONT
TOO BAD IT WASNT A FRONT FENDER
THOSE ALREADY HAVE THAT PERFECT "BOBBED" LOOK WITHOUT MUCH MODIFYING
YOU CAN SEE HOW ONE LOOKS ON MY RRBO FIRE WOMAN
Your fender looks pretty much exactly the same. Though yours looks to be a middleweight fender, which would fit a little easier in my frame. Also, the fender on mine has flat braces that tend to be on older/prewar bikes. Westfield build some elgin bikes, so that very well could have been who made the fender.
 

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That’s an interesting idea, I hadn’t even thought about that.

Here is one that I have from @yeshoney along with what the triple ducktail version looked like on his "Paint It Black" build.

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I don't think I've ever seen one of those single bar Schwinns before. That's pretty sharp, especially with the Quick Bricks and that finned aluminum tank! So far, everything's looking real good! I'm curious to see how you'll straighten out that Columbia springer fork. I've had one before that was bent back like that.
 
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I think this bike might be dead in the water for this years build off. I really like this bike and will finish it, but my energy for this one has kind of vanished. With a two year old, work, and trying to finish up my hot rod I don’t have a lot left. I’ve been finish up other nearly finished bikes that have been in the way for the last couple of years so that I have more room.

This 50’s Hornet I finished for a friend.
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I got this parts bin colson with thick bricks done last night and ready for speedweek out on the salt flats. Unfortunately, due to rain the racing is delayed for at least a couple of days.
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Finally, today I finished up this 63 varsity that I’ve been tripping over. It’s got 700c wheels with a nexus three speed. The original shifter works pretty good with the nexus.
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Look at that schwinn paint glow in the sun.
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