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post #151 of 297 Old 08-26-2015, 04:09 PM Thread Starter
 
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Plate stacked to insure hole alignment.



4 more holes to go. Then to start cutting the outline.


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OK, I have to ask...
With all that heavy steel will the 'lil twofiddy be able to pull it?
And if push comes to shove, one can always shorten the final gear ratio.

You know, the opposite direction of everyone else's sprocket mods.
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Dismantling, sawzalling, and rattle canning does not make a bobber.
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Even with some extra weight it will still be lighter than if the girlfriend were on the back.
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2 more holes for the inside radius.



Couple cuts made today. Starting to take shape.


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Finished up the down tube today.





Time to play with the card board again. Still have to deside how I want it to look.

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Here are a couple I did up. Top one is borrowed from Red Good. The second is from Briz at Ccd.




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A solid piece with consecutively larger holes would look good.

"Ride Safe, Chop Safer" Motorcycles are not unsafe. However; they are extremely unforgiving of inattention, incompetence, ignorance, and stupidity.
Dismantling, sawzalling, and rattle canning does not make a bobber.
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A solid piece with consecutively larger holes would look good.
Agreed.
I'm not to big on the first one. The sharp point doesn't seem to go wth the smooth angle of the neck. Maybe just a smooth curve back around?

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Starting to take a little more shape.


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Update.

-Cough cough-

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