Picked this up a few weeks ago but just got around to working on it.
It had been sitting outside in the mud at a restaurant in downtown for more than 25 years.
Everything was frozen and rusted solid on it.
After 2 days of disassembly, cleaning, repairing, and reassembly I got it working again.
It would be a shame to have a real military bike painted as a civilian bicycle.
The potential in that bike is bringing it back to its originality.
Love it or hate it, it is a military bicycle.
But you own it and not me. So it's yours to do as you please.
Most people like myself that are into...
Keep the wheels and the seat with the bike no matter what you do with it.
The wheels and hubs are hard to find.
The seat is original to the bike and is correct and also hard to find.
Try to clean the paint up on the bottom and get a better read on the numbers. There should be 2 sets of numbers...
I have the Hammerless 38 break top S&W just like the bottom one in the Catalog. I also have the reprint of the Sears Catalog.
You can spend hours just looking through all the cool things in that Catalog.
Would have been a good deal at $700.
Just wait a few weeks. After she learns how to crash on it, it'll be back up for sale for considerably less $$.
It will cost her more than $700 to fix her broken teeth and bones.
I was hoping for a video. OMG, could you imagine the look of " I'm about to blow my own ass up" on his face as he goes running from room to room with a flaming torch in his hands?
Flaming torch with the look of death on his...