Another Bobber- Kind Of

Discussion in 'Airheads' started by Boxer Metal, May 15, 2012.

  1. Boxer Metal

    Boxer Metal Mad Scientist

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    I'm building a 30's style BMW. Starting with a 76 R90/6 with a pre war tank and headlight that will attached to a 1954 Steib sidecar.

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    All of my post are in the Sidecars
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  2. Houseoffubar

    Houseoffubar HoFmetalworks.com

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    Hey Man, you keep this up, and you'll get pretty good at it one day!:lol3 :wink:
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  3. Boxer Metal

    Boxer Metal Mad Scientist

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    Ya I think I'll do fine as long as I keep up on my Photoshop skills:1drink Thanks for the compliment:D
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  4. hardwaregrrl

    hardwaregrrl ignore list

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    Need an apprentice?:D I work cheap....lookin' good!
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  5. WnRn

    WnRn Left right out

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    Hey stop that. If I lived in the USA I would pay him to work for him.
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  6. KhaoSanMan

    KhaoSanMan Airhead

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    Sorry guys... that gig is taken :evil:evil:D

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    While Chris was working on his frame and fender, he was also helping me finish up my sub-frame and rear set mounts, and mounting a master cylinder for the rear disc.

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    Chris does accept the following forms of payment for access to his shop, tools and mentorship:

    - Beer
    - Friendship
    - An open mind to try new ideas
    - Cool vintage stuff... preferably made out of metal and showing patina
    - An extra hand or two
    - did I mention beer ? :freaky


    Keep up the great work on Ol' Rusty Chris... Looking forward to seeing this one on the road
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  7. lucky23

    lucky23 Been here awhile

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    Wow, looking great! After being on Ironhead Sportster forums for so long, I automatically cringe whenever I see a topic with the words "bobber" in it. Nice work.:clap
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  8. Boxer Metal

    Boxer Metal Mad Scientist

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    Thanks Lucky!! I have some friends that ride Ironhead's and yes the word bobber has almost become an ugly word especially when you see someone taking a mid 80's Japanese cruiser and calling it a bobber after they have made a mess of it:D. I didn't know what to call it since it has no rear suspension. I am going for the pre War BMW look like an R5 which is my favorite BMW.

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  9. Airhead Wrangler

    Airhead Wrangler Adios Mexico

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    "hard-tail"
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  10. lucky23

    lucky23 Been here awhile

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    Yeah, the R5 was a beauty.
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  11. Boxer Metal

    Boxer Metal Mad Scientist

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  12. DiabloADV

    DiabloADV Semi-Occasional

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    But wait...the words "hard tail" and a snapshot of a rear shock...I'm confuzzled. :1drink

    Like your new bumper stickers, BTW. Do I get one when my R90 cylinders and pistons come in from Germany? :evil
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  13. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair

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    Um, no - leading link forks, usually used for sidear duties :deal
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  14. Boxer Metal

    Boxer Metal Mad Scientist

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    That is a leading link front end(/2 leading link) and yes you get one of the new bumper stickers when your P&C's come in:)
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  15. DiabloADV

    DiabloADV Semi-Occasional

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    And I obviously don't know what I'm looking at. :p
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  16. oldroadie

    oldroadie Two wheel addict

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    Nice, a two pot caliper on an Earle's front end. That'll help with the additional weight.
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