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Arrow Glass just finished replacing the glass less than 24 hours from the time I called them for much less that Safelight. Gotta shop around and not just go with the company whose jingle is stuck in your head. :D
 
Arrow Glass just finished replacing the glass less than 24 hours from the time I called them for much less that Safelight. Gotta shop around and not just go with the company whose jingle is stuck in your head. :D
Unless it's beer. Always drink the beer with the best jingle.

"Tonight, tonight; let it be Lowenbrau."
 
“From the land of clear Blue Waters… (waters…)”
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For reference later, I measured the tube stem holes in the moon discs and they are 1.5" diameter

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Before securing the shifter in a more permanent manner, I want to make sure i have clearance. I reinstalled the big ol bell. I really love how Columbia did these instead of horns in some tanks. They even have the Columbia scriot on the button. Here is a little video.

 
Rolled out the bike for a ride to test all of the shifter clearances before drilling.

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Cool bikes do grow on trees!
just look at the junk in dat trunk!

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You gonna continue that butterscotch and gold into the rest of the frame? 😍

No :D :D :D
You know me. I don't do my finish work until everything else has been worked out.

Here is a ride on VerBoten before I got into any finishing work back in BOTEN

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And just a few weeks later.

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*accents, I should say. That frame patina is priceless!

I agree and I really haven't cleaned it as well as it could be, so I think there is room for the frame patina to show even more.
Ignore the color and paint on the tank forks (even the moon discs). In my mind all of that will be changing.
 
"1.5" diameter" .

The Imperial measurement system is so sucky you have to type it in Metric. :grin::grin::grin:

Not at all. Decimals aren't proprietary to the metric system. :D
 
"1.5" diameter" .

The Imperial measurement system is so sucky you have to type it in Metric. :grin::grin::grin:
No wait, the metric system has no style. Imperial: One yard, the length of a man's out stretched arm. One foot.. no brainer there, the length of a man's foot. One inch a man's ***🤔***, oh no, a man's thumb to the first knuckle.
 
Decimals weren't invented with the metric system (even though it is sometimes called the decimal system). In the US, decimal inches have been accepted alongside fractional inches at least since the industrial age. Nothing metric about 1.5 inches at all . :D :D
 
Decimals weren't invented with the metric system (even though it is sometimes called the decimal system). In the US, decimal inches have been accepted alongside fractional inches at least since the industrial age. Nothing metric about 1.5 inches at all . :D :D

I think the joke was in the word 'diaMETER' while using imperial measurement (1.5")
 
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