Originally Posted by mikem9
The do look good from far away. They say that Brazilians grow up with a soccer ball on their feet from the time they are born. I think you guys in Australia grow up with fabrication tools! We see some incredible stuff on this forum from your part of the world!
More a case of growing up in the bush on a property,
the ol'man wouldn't let ya run into town everytime something broke,
we were taught to repair/rebuild or make our own gear, hence the ability to make shit!
'Necessity is the mother of invention' - is a phrase I grew up with, both from Dad & an uncle who was an engineer, both very good mentors, Dad's still rebuilding old motors for people @ the age of 85, going strong!
1981 XS650SH "Tourer" [ For Sale - 2015],
1975 XS650B "Adventure" ['Kenny Krazyhorse'], 1982 XL500R 'Project' x2 [for sale]
Couldn't afford a 'GSA', so now it's an 'XSA'
"I didn't do it! & whoever said I did, is a liar!"