The BIG Box Project

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senicoli
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Re: The BIG Box Project

Postby senicoli » Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:57 pm

johnbno1 wrote:managed to paint the tank rubbed it down it was actually straight no filler required :shock:
silver base coat and candy gypsy red I went until I liked the shade but it had topped out anyway.
Paint was from bike colours and un thinned as requested and solvent base so no issues unlike a certain other supplier.
two light coats of laquer and its ready to be flatted down ready for decals

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And with decals and lacquered just needs cutting back
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tank brilliant table top crap :lol:

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Alan H
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Re: The BIG Box Project

Postby Alan H » Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:05 pm

Best not mention the spannies then, eh Colin? :lol:
Proof that four strokes are over complicated

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mizzytheman
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Re: The BIG Box Project

Postby mizzytheman » Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:03 pm

Alan H wrote:Best not mention the spannies then, eh Colin? :lol:



Best not eh chaps!!!

senicoli
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Re: The BIG Box Project

Postby senicoli » Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:18 pm

Alan H wrote:Best not mention the spannies then, eh Colin? :lol:

which spannies I cant see any :lol:

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canaletto5
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Re: The BIG Box Project

Postby canaletto5 » Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:31 pm

johnbno1 wrote:Well its been a while got the original V5 and plate back so happy.

Turns out it was registered Feb 78 last taxed Feb 81 and its one previous owner :shock:

Anyway its Mot exempt but I have had to tax it still a bit to do cosmetically but its sunny so it can wait so here it is from 6 mini chedders boxes to this
Sooooperb! A credit to you mate.

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PaulD738
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Re: The BIG Box Project

Postby PaulD738 » Wed Jul 04, 2018 6:17 pm

Alan H wrote:Best not mention the spannies then, eh Colin? :lol:

Why's that then Al? :?
There rubbish them Jap bikes lad they won't last five minutes! you want to get yourself a nice Royal Enfield!
A quote from my old dad 8-)
1981 GSX1100 Katana Pussy Galore (the blunderbuss)
1973 T500K Dobbin (the rapier)
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