SaltHammer Savannah Sand Flats Silver King 1935 - FINISHED THREAD - 4th Place

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As expected you've turned out quite a bike. Your "tank" is my favorite part and I fully expect to see several imitators. Very well done! LONG LIVE THE KINGfish!
 

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Finally updated my parts list

FINAL PARTS LIST
Thanks a ton to all the people that fabricated or sold the items I used for SaltHammer
I had a blast making all of this cool stuff work together to bring some Kingfishiness to this beautiful frame.

- 1935 Monark Silver King frame - thanks to @joel.romeo.79 and @piercer99 for the leads
- Custom made Mark IV handlebars - thanks to @karfer67 of Patina Kustoms.
- Custom mega laidback floating nanner seatpost - thanks to @slowriderz of Chop Shop Customz
- Triple Ducktail Shleby 52A fenders - thanks to @yeshoney
- Gaskill's Hop Shop JC Higgins rack (converted into a tank) - thanks to @gaskill via @A.S.BOLTNUT
- Red Glitter nanner seat - thanks to @Ichoptop
- Zepellin chainguard - thanks to @American Vintage Bicycle Supply
- Moon wheel discs - thanks to @highwheelerboy25
- Thickslick 26x2 tires - thanks to @highwheelerboy25
- Jeweled 1920s-30s motorcycle headlight and stem bracket - thanks to gtdohn on the CABE
- Chrome seltzer bottle top half (used as front section of headlight) - yard sale
- Antique salt shaker caps (used as racktank reflectors) - ebay
- Vintage stopwatch - eBay
- Brick red Schwinn grips - craigslist bike
- Braided stainless tubing sleeve (used for handlebar covers) - Amazon
- Primo fat platform pedals - yard sale bike
 

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Still having some fun with the pics I took of SaltHammer

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Couldn't resist another ride on SaltHammer today. Rode it by the CarSpa shop that helped me line up the Cobra photos, then just roamed around a bit. Must have talked with 20+ people that wanted to know more about the bike. I love my city!


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Now that you've had some time in the saddle, how is it to ride? Considering a bar flip?

Actually the ride is pretty good. I thought it might be a bit uncomfortable like Firewing was, but the riding position isn't as extreme.
Stay tuned for more news on the next chapter with SaltHammer.
 

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SaltHammer has left the building.
The day I finished building SaltHammer for BO11, someone asked to buy it and I said no. Two weeks later I was boxing it up. I never thought I would have sold any of my customs this soon after completion, but this sale felt right. She's in good hands and now two of my Build Off bikes reside in California.
 
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HEY BROTHER B!! CONGRATS ON YA PLACING BRO. SORRY I'VE BEEN BUSY PLAYING CATCH UP ON LIFE. YOU MADE A FIERCE BIKE MAN. SEE YA AROUND AND I'LL STAY IN CONTACT. PEACE BROTHER. MUCH LOVE . NAMASTE
 

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Glad you were able to join the fun again brother!!!
Hope to see you this year!
Have fun in Ninja Mode.
 

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I would love to have that killer bike! Do you have $2545 I can borrow?:bigsmile:

That is actually less than I sold it for in 2016. :D
 

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