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I asked the wrong question. I meant "What does Horsey Sauce do?"
Oh. It's a condiment from the Arby's restaurant chain. It's a mild horseradish sauce. I used it like a mask to allow bits of the base color to come through the top coat, once the sauce is washed off. A couple of years ago Odd Job used mustard on a bike build in the same way.
 

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We're just pulling your chain a bit, @Ravenshurst ! :grin:

This might give you some idea of our reference...
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Spray the black guard with a rusty brown or red primer color. Then splotch on actual mustard in places where you want rust to show through.

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And then spray it with your top coat, a Hammered Metallic in this ^ case.
Then wait till it dries, and hose off the mustard, and the paint that sticks to it.

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And mount it on your 'mustard patina-ed' bike build.
 

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Perhaps fold it forward, to the lip of the rear fender? Maybe kinda follow the flow of the chain?

That could end in disaster. A failure could be the equivalent of the front universal joint of a driveshaft failing on a car.

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Now to ketchup on the headlight. Got the guts soldered together today and everything put back together and mounted.
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Finished up the art deco speed lines (aka cooling fins) tonight. Corners rounded and aluminum cleaned up and glued in.

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Thanks to Donethat for the inspiration. I tried this simple idea.
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And for whoever is interested, here are my BB guns...
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Well it is coming together nicely. Personally I won’t put wood on a bicycle. But then I have lots of sheet metal scrap.

I was a Sheridan guy and I owned a Crossman but I never had a Daisy. So I didn’t know that the Red Rider version had the big lever loop that you could run with gloves on. Now days I have a Benjamin. It is not a lever action, but I do keep a lever action .22, a .30-30 and a .45-70 as well. All bigloops.
 
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Well it is coming together nicely. Personally I won’t put wood on a bicycle. But then I have lots of sheet metal scrap.

I was a Sheridan guy and I owned a Crossman but I never had a Daisy. So I didn’t know that the Red Rider version had the big lever loop that you could run with gloves on. Now days I have a Benjamin. It is not a lever action, but I do keep a lever action .22, a .30-30 and a .45-70 as well. All bigloops.

Thanks. I am a woodworker at heart, so my toolbox is better equipped for wood than metal. Lol
The Red Ryders are a new thing for me. I bought the big loop online and installed it myself. I have several old pellet guns, including a Sheridan from the mid-60s. Awesome little rifle.
 

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Dad bought me a Bluestreak when he came back from Vietnam in ‘66. I was 12 years old on a Schwinn Tornado.

By the way I was looking at my collection of old skateboards and I may have to eat those words about not putting wood on a bike. But that’s another project so could be a long time.
 

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