Schwinn late 30’s hanging tank

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  1. #1 Posted Oct 12, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Hello Cabe,
    I am looking for a Schwinn late 30’s hanging tank for a 26” boys bike.
    Thank you in advance Todd
     
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    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Cantilever or straight bar?
     
  3. #3 Posted Oct 12, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Straight bar.
    Thank you
     
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    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    With or without jewels?
     
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    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    This is my first bike to restore. So I will be painting the tank. I would like to be able to power a pancake horn and light at some point. Anything else I should look for. Thank you for the questions Bikemaniac
     
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    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Late 30's Schwinn do not use pancake horns since they have a horn inside the tank. Of course you can put one on the handlebars if you want. Anyway I have a good EA pancake horn to sell. When you're ready to buy just let me know and we can talk about price. Good luck with your restoration, you might want to post some pictures in the "Project Rides" section.
     
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    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Ohhh. What period was the pancake horn used? Or was it on certain Schwinn models. My bike I believe is a 1937. I would like to build the bike correctly
     
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  8. #8 Posted Oct 13, 2017

    Riding a '37 Dayton Super Streamline

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    Post a pic of the bike and the serial number. Unless most of it's there this is about to get expensive quick. The tank alone will be about twelve bills. V/r Shawn
     
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  9. #9 Posted Oct 13, 2017

    I'm Afraid I Can't Do That Staff Member System Administrator

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    I've got a "37 only" tank with the D cell tray, but I can't let it go until I find a proper '39 tank (with the setback strap). How patient are you?
     
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    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    I am patient. Especially as I begin to find out the price on these tanks. It will give me time to rat hole some dollars. How much should I be prepared for?
    Thank you in advance Todd
     
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    I'm Afraid I Can't Do That Staff Member System Administrator

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    Like Freqman said, they are over a grand. Eeeks!
     
  12. #12 Posted Oct 13, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    I am patient! Let me know when you find the tank you are looking for. Thanks for reaching out Dave.