##Rivet Master##

Discussion in 'Custom Bicycles' started by Oldude13, Jan 27, 2016.

  1. #1 Posted Jan 27, 2016

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Starting with a Elgin frame and skirts
    Worksman rims front drum hub and 8 speed rear stainless steel #10 spokes
    Battle ship gray
    More to come ( no I'm not using the fork) IMG_2009.JPG IMG_2292.JPG IMG_2293.JPG IMG_2294.JPG
     
  2. #2 Posted Jan 29, 2016

    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    Nice attempt, waiting for more
     
  3. #3 Posted Jan 30, 2016

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Laid some lines on front hub and laced rim, Found out i do not have the correct size spoke wrench IMG_2301.JPG IMG_2316.JPG
     
  4. #4 Posted Feb 7, 2016

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Got some more thins done. I did mockup and test ride. i will add skirting to sides and rear of rack and hide cable in frame and i may add torpedo shaped tank with blades and prop. Thats one of my rear stands IMG_2392.JPG IMG_2394.JPG IMG_2398.JPG IMG_2402.JPG IMG_2403.JPG IMG_2397.JPG

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  5. #5 Posted Feb 16, 2016

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Made a valance for the rack. started to install rivets on fork and bead blasted chain guard and guards.Also have new Wald bars #828 i will paint them gray. IMG_2451.JPG IMG_2452.JPG IMG_2453.JPG IMG_2454.JPG
     
  6. #6 Posted Feb 17, 2016
    TRM
    TRM

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Nice fab work. Watching this one!
     
  7. #7 Posted Jul 2, 2016

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Looks like a man of vision!
     
  8. #8 Posted Jul 16, 2016

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Finally I'm getting back to this build! IMG_3389.JPG IMG_3387.JPG IMG_3387.JPG IMG_3382.JPG IMG_3385.JPG IMG_3383.JPG
     
  9. #9 Posted Jul 17, 2016

    I live for the CABE

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  10. #10 Posted Jul 17, 2016

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Getting closer to the end.
    I still have to do some hand painted numbers on the rear rack panel I'm doing the USS COD numbers 224.
    I IMG_3394.JPG also need to make a two post flag holder for rear of rack, find a seat and make a rear stand bracket.
    ( I blacked out the tire lettering after this post) IMG_3396.JPG
     
  11. #11 Posted Jul 31, 2016

    On Training Wheels

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  12. #12 Posted Aug 8, 2016

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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  13. #13 Posted Aug 8, 2016

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    I'd love to find some gray pedals or blocks