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PostSubject: Re: Jon's Sporty bobber thingie   Jon's Sporty bobber thingie - Page 2 EmptyWed May 05, 2010 7:42 pm

yep, the block of wood trick did it, well and real easy with no marks... took 15 minuites including a drink.

boys bike was a dream 4 me but he will be encuraged to chop when he gets back, his budget not mine! Aye.

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PostSubject: Re: Jon's Sporty bobber thingie   Jon's Sporty bobber thingie - Page 2 EmptyWed May 05, 2010 7:46 pm

Just cut the back off it now then, when he gets home, tell him it was involved in a serious grinder accident. He'll have to do it then.

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PostSubject: Re: Jon's Sporty bobber thingie   Jon's Sporty bobber thingie - Page 2 EmptyWed May 05, 2010 7:58 pm

lol! lol! lol! lol! lol!

maybe thats something for saturday.... affraid

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Mate that is looking way cool affraid
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PostSubject: Re: Jon's Sporty bobber thingie   Jon's Sporty bobber thingie - Page 2 EmptyFri May 07, 2010 7:02 am

need to know what the blocks of wood trick is please?
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PostSubject: Re: Jon's Sporty bobber thingie   Jon's Sporty bobber thingie - Page 2 EmptyFri May 07, 2010 7:33 am

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need to know what the blocks of wood trick is please?

orb used the stack of flat wood to get the floor of the battery box set up while it was tacked in place, thats done now and its all taking shape...

cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Jon's Sporty bobber thingie   Jon's Sporty bobber thingie - Page 2 EmptyFri May 07, 2010 7:43 am

jon61 wrote:
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need to know what the blocks of wood trick is please?

orb used the stack of flat wood to get the floor of the battery box set up while it was tacked in place, thats done now and its all taking shape...

cheers

hmmmmm. me thought the trick was for reshaping the fender
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PostSubject: Re: Jon's Sporty bobber thingie   Jon's Sporty bobber thingie - Page 2 EmptySat May 08, 2010 3:55 pm

tank sorted, nice... bike still needs a few things finishing....

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got a little too much drop on the tap but still alot of clearance, so all good!

looking at the bike together the Mrs suggested the raw steel look.... i thinking that too now.... maybe just for a while...

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PostSubject: Re: Jon's Sporty bobber thingie   Jon's Sporty bobber thingie - Page 2 EmptySat May 08, 2010 8:19 pm

HaHa my wife's like that too, Always trying to save a buck at my expense. Laughing
That's a metal flake bike if ever there was one. cyclops I love that filler cap too Jon (now every one's going to have one though) bounce
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PostSubject: Re: Jon's Sporty bobber thingie   Jon's Sporty bobber thingie - Page 2 EmptyWed May 12, 2010 8:13 pm

Right, back at home now, some space to lay things out, wiring is my issue so will plod through and see what I can do with it. Lots of small jobs ahead...

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PostSubject: Re: Jon's Sporty bobber thingie   Jon's Sporty bobber thingie - Page 2 EmptyWed May 12, 2010 10:31 pm

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jon61 wrote:
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need to know what the blocks of wood trick is please?

orb used the stack of flat wood to get the floor of the battery box set up while it was tacked in place, thats done now and its all taking shape...

cheers

hmmmmm. me thought the trick was for reshaping the fender

Yes it was. Block of wood in the middle and a couple of 2 x 4 bars to push out the rim

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PostSubject: Re: Jon's Sporty bobber thingie   Jon's Sporty bobber thingie - Page 2 EmptyWed May 12, 2010 10:35 pm

Yep. Loud and flakey. Definitely.

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PostSubject: Re: Jon's Sporty bobber thingie   Jon's Sporty bobber thingie - Page 2 EmptyWed May 12, 2010 11:12 pm

I might have to use that pic for my screen saver Jon, I'm not much help with the wiring either but I'll give you a tip the plastic coating on the wire holds the smoke in, So make sure you don't make any holes in it or all the smoke will escape. Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Jon's Sporty bobber thingie   Jon's Sporty bobber thingie - Page 2 EmptyThu May 13, 2010 8:03 am

lol! lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Jon's Sporty bobber thingie   Jon's Sporty bobber thingie - Page 2 EmptyThu May 13, 2010 3:17 pm

Woody wrote:
That's a metal flake bike if ever there was one.

Definitely - 100% with you on that one, Woody.

I know there's an expression about loud pipes saving lives, but surely there must be one for loud/spangly paint? Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Jon's Sporty bobber thingie   Jon's Sporty bobber thingie - Page 2 EmptyThu May 13, 2010 9:33 pm

That's absolutely brilliant. How come nobody round here has a go at that?

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PostSubject: Re: Jon's Sporty bobber thingie   Jon's Sporty bobber thingie - Page 2 EmptyThu May 13, 2010 10:36 pm

Irishjon wrote:
That's absolutely brilliant. How come nobody round here has a go at that?

A guy I work with could pull that paint job off easy as, Pm me if your interested Jon.
Here's a sample of his work.
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PostSubject: Re: Jon's Sporty bobber thingie   Jon's Sporty bobber thingie - Page 2 EmptyThu May 27, 2010 9:38 pm

Hi... well i have made a little progress in the last few weeks but nothing complete... wires hanging out all over the place...
Have the tins primed (no Jon it’s not going to be white, that’s just primer) looks heaps better with some colour....
Still a little weld to do here'n there, prob tomorrow, chain guard, lid for electric box etc... Orb the welder... yay.

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also made a box to put the bike on, my back is happy now cheers

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Funny how much different they look when the colour starts to pull them together. Not long now Jon.

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Looking good Jon, Nice job on those Axel plates too mate. Cool
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PostSubject: Re: Jon's Sporty bobber thingie   Jon's Sporty bobber thingie - Page 2 EmptyThu May 27, 2010 10:34 pm

Very nice. Kinda reminds me of that 500 triumph bobber Back Street Heroes did in about 86 as a project bike.
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Wow jon thats looking wicked cyclops
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PostSubject: Re: Jon's Sporty bobber thingie   Jon's Sporty bobber thingie - Page 2 EmptyFri May 28, 2010 8:41 am

yours is coming along to cyco popped into Jodys on tues,nice and straight now he did a good job on pulling it into line......he was popping over to my place this arvo because he said he wanted to have yours finished this morning......sweet


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Sweet thanks Ren, motor in tonight!
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