Tiller Bars ? In Fl

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  1. #1 Posted Jul 14, 2016

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    Are these tiller bars ? And if they are, are they original to a flying merkel or another particular line or a just great after market option?

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  2. #2 Posted Jul 14, 2016

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    Those are big California bars, may have been standard on a few bikes.
     
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    These are tiller bars. P1014325.JPG
     
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    Ahh thanks guys, I thought they looked a little too rounded, sweet bars tho


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    the front tiller bars in catfish pic.are very rare and more harder to find than the common bar on the inside.
     
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    What's the measurement from grip to grip? 28? 28 1/2? Smaller? Good nickel.
     
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    I had eyes on them yesterday but had to pass sadly, he wanted wayyyyyyy over retail and wanted to sell his whole collection as a lot.
    As he gets closer to the end of the road he may see the light and I'll make an offer but it's not looking good, I think I just met yet another old timer collector who will die sitting on a collection of pretty sweet bikes


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    Are these for sale? Have any nos rain gutter style 28'' fenders front & rear? Braces for both. Dave
     
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