Lindy project

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  1. #1 Posted May 12, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    IMG_6565.JPG IMG_6566.JPG I've been quietly repairing a cigar tank for my Lindy these past few months. It was missing the cap as well as 2.5" or so of the back section. The original Iver details will likely stay, even though this tank was already quite a lost cause. I'm looking for another tank that might be better suited to paint the correct Lindy colors and decal.
     
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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    IMG_6931.JPG IMG_6934.JPG IMG_7012.JPG A friend let me borrow a complete iver tank to model off of and take measurements.
     
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    IMG_7021.JPG IMG_7022.JPG IMG_7023.JPG Welded up as best I could without distorting the cap, and maintaining a snug fit onto the tank.
     
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    IMG_7024.JPG IMG_7025.JPG IMG_7027.JPG IMG_7028.JPG Some hand Filing and sanding. No filler.
     
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    I'll use some lead to help soften up the edges to match the original (green) more closely.
     
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  7. #7 Posted May 12, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Nice work.wish I had a steady hand to be able to do that stuff.can't wait to see the finished product.
     
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    Riding an Alexander Rocket Bike

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  9. #9 Posted May 25, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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  10. #10 Posted May 29, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    This is so rad!!! Will be following. I love cigar tanks!
     
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  11. #11 Posted Jun 2, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Damn! good work Steve. Here's a couple of pictures to encourage you.


    Lindy Catalog 2.jpg

    Jerry Berg's Lindy.
    Lindy - Gerald Berg2.jpg Lindy - Gerald Berg3.jpg

    I sold this Lindy airplane some time ago. I regret it now.

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  12. #12 Posted Jun 3, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    I live for the CABE

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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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  16. #16 Posted Jun 4, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Nice work!
     
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    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Here's another one.

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    Started on the Lindy again today...
    I finished up the metal work on the tank. The tail section had been cut down to fit a smaller frame maybe?
     
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