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Discussion in 'Photos' started by Headcheckman, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. nachtflug

    nachtflug I'm not going to talk about that.

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  2. nachtflug

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  6. ParanoidTimes

    ParanoidTimes n00b

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    I think I have something of a fixation...

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  7. dohcammer

    dohcammer Long timer

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    Made/modified these to make the old xs650 look a bit more British.


    Since the Yamaha tank has quite a bit of a different curve, these modified badges will be used to make a silicone mold. The final result will consist of plastic resin that is skinned with foil (for the chrome parts) and the rest painted.

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    Side cover badges

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  8. Rango

    Rango Phaneropter

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    Lettering is so regular. How did you make this models?
    Good fun and nice work. :thumb

    Be careful it doesn't develop a leak though. :rofl
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  9. dohcammer

    dohcammer Long timer

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    Basically, modified the Triumph font to the letters I needed, printed it out and carefully bent some aluminum to match the letters. Made a pair last year and am in the process of making a better set(s) right now.

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    Don't want to admit how many hours I've got into these things. More of a personal challenge than anything else.......

    The lettering on the side cover badges are just cheapo custom bumper stickers.

    I've put together some pics outlining the process.

    http://s1303.photobucket.com/user/nsensense5/library/tank badges step by step?sort=3&page=1

    More pics if you click on the right arrow above "show albums and stories"
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  10. Rango

    Rango Phaneropter

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    Wow.
    :bow

    Quite a lot of techniques that had to come together.
    Truly a painstaking enterprise. Whatever the amount of time, absolutely worth it. Genuine striking result. Beautiful color scheme on the bike.


    You have earned a couple of these over and over :beer
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  11. dohcammer

    dohcammer Long timer

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    Was finally warm enough to work in the garage this past weekend, so ran off a batch of new blanks for the Special style tank. Next week I'm making some for the Standard tank. Then the tedious task of finishing them.

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  12. Rango

    Rango Phaneropter

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    Looking great. Most profi.:clap

    Once you're out and about you're going to throw a lot of people into confusion... and admiration.
    :1drink
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  13. dohcammer

    dohcammer Long timer

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    Here's a pic of my bike with the first set I made last year. It was intended to be a "one-off" set, but I got some requests to make extras. The new batches should look better.

    Lucked out on the paint job. A kid who lives in the neighborhood did it for $150!! (and even fixed up some small dents). All I had to do was layout the scallops with tape.

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  14. Kürbczech

    Kürbczech Kinda tacticool...

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    That's awesome! :clap
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  15. BATMAN

    BATMAN Moss

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    Looks amazing.
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  16. novaboy

    novaboy Been here awhile

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    Some artwork I did this spring.
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  17. 2manyrides

    2manyrides shifty charactor

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  18. itspossible

    itspossible never far enough

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    RT 2 UP, I've done a lot of these as donations for charity auctions at bike rallys that I went to, they always did well and usually fetched the true market value. Watercolour 12"x15".

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