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DERP to me for not looking more closely earlier at the NOS 90's repop Schwinn Springer and realizing that the headset ring was missing. For all intents and purposes minus the ring, the bike is done. A ring is on the way from CA as of today and it may beat the deadline...the clock is ticking.
Put it together for the pre 31st post picture. You could ride it without so I see no problemo...

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If the ring is not here by the snailmail delivery on the 31st, I'll snap a few pics.

I'm happy with the patina-laden frame/chainguard surrounded by shiny that was the original intent on this build.

I'll keep learning something new every day until they shovel dirt on top of me.
 

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If the ring is not here by the snailmail delivery on the 31st, I'll snap a few pics.

I'm happy with the patina-laden frame/chainguard surrounded by shiny that was the original intent on this build.

I'll keep learning something new every day until they shovel dirt on top of me.
I made the same mistake with mine but luckily I had extra.
 

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Fun with paint pens in copper, silver, gold, black and just a bit of red & green. I thought about cutting the plate to the "cantilever tank" shape before I ever tried to rust it. I think this should look good with the brass knurled nuts I have to fasten it with. Anybody else finalizing their builds? 2 days left and you gotta post with DONE on or before the 31st!

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@GuitarlCarl I like the artwork once again. I don't know if it's what you were shooting for, but it has barbed wire vibes.
And it is waay below freezing up here, snow is back. I might have to use pictures from the weekend ride. Good luck everyone, tick tick tick....
 

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@GuitarlCarl I like the artwork once again. I don't know if it's what you were shooting for, but it has barbed wire vibes.
And it is waay below freezing up here, snow is back. I might have to use pictures from the weekend ride. Good luck everyone, tick tick tick....
Not so bad today atleast there's sun and not so cold
 

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I think so? Pic 1 Shows off the twin top tubes the best? I do like the side profile in pic 2 though. This is the hardest part of the build! 🤣 To much stress! Agggghhh! Hahaha
It's not up to me but just what's usually done. Edit the order if you want. A new pic with more side view maybe 3/4 rear angle? And a reminder shot of what you started with... When it's over I'll be using the first pics in our "DONE" posts for the vote thread.

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Done

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Thanks to @Mr. Monkeyarms for the loaner headset ring! Thanks also to @GuitarlCarl for getting the ball rolling on the Shootout and all of participants for the motivation factor.

I think I'll keep it around for at least one Summer. She's a Roller, a High Roller Baby!
 
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Bonefish is done.
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What I started with:
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Department store BMX I always wanted when I was a kid. I also wanted mag wheels. Never got em. Thus, the plan to create a fantasy bike for the twelve year old Matti. I think it's close.
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Parts list is... Extensive
Frame, crank arms, rear wheel, kickstand and 20x2.125 tire, Fishbone BMX.
Front mag,bars, various hardware, Mongoose BMX.
Front 20x1.75 tire, who knows where.
Fork, Leader step through MTB, painted appliance enamel black.
Brakes and levers, Raleigh MTB.
New chainring, seat and sissy.
Norco cruiser stem and vintage MX grips courtesy of @ingola
A lot of the pieces were found in the garbage or scrounged. All told, I think I'm into this thing for around 120 Canadian pesos.
Here's the stuff:
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Thanks for letting me play, guys. It was a blast and I love my new bike.
 

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