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Offline Leebo

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Hello from North East England
« on: June 01, 2015, 05:26:08 PM »
Hello all, I've just stumbled across this excellent forum,
I've recently bought a Myford ml7, mainly been using it for making small components for a custom motorcycle I'm building.
It looks like there's a huge amount of helpful info on here


Offline doubleboost

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Re: Hello from North East England
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2015, 05:54:46 PM »
Hi
What part of the North East are You from
Regards
John

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Re: Hello from North East England
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2015, 06:00:27 PM »
Hello John I'm in Hartlepool

Regards
Lee

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Re: Hello from North East England
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2015, 06:27:49 PM »
Not far away at all
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Re: Hello from North East England
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2015, 09:44:54 PM »
Hi Leebo, looking at your project reminded me very much of the late 70's/early 80's and the Yamaha based hardtails that John Reed(AKA Uncle Bunt) was building at that time......OZ.
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Re: Hello from North East England
« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2015, 11:03:02 PM »
Tiz a great site for info  :D Nice looking XS650  :thumbup: I have 1 or 2 of them kicking about at the back of the workshop  :drool: Another goood site is www.britchopper.co.uk for anything with an engine  :clap: :clap:
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Offline Leebo

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Re: Hello from North East England
« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2015, 02:47:15 AM »
John, aye just a wee bit south of Newcastle,

Manx, yeah the design is stuff copied from the net, mostly from a guy called Dan Patterson, there's nothing really new about it as you say most stuff was all done in the 60,s - 70,s

Thanks Jon I'll have a look at that site, you doing much with the bikes you have?

Regards
Lee

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Re: Hello from North East England
« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2015, 06:36:10 AM »
Thanks Jon I'll have a look at that site, you doing much with the bikes you have?RegardsLee

It's a little embarrassing, I have about 20 chops, 7 trikes, the running gear from 3 Indians, WLA Harley, 2 1923 J.A.P.ís plus a unit full of engines, frames etc. :bugeye: I'm a bit of a hoarder  :loco:
 
« Last Edit: June 02, 2015, 07:13:08 AM by mexican jon »
People say you only live once ! I say thank F@*K can't afford to do it twice.

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Re: Hello from North East England
« Reply #8 on: June 02, 2015, 07:03:32 AM »
"It's a little embarrassing, I have about 20 chops, 7 trikes, the running gear from 3 Indians, WLA Harley, 2 1923 J.A.P.ís plus a unit full of engines, frames etc. :bugeye: I'm a bit of a hoarder  :loco:"

Sounds like aladdins cave, where in the UK are you?

Lee
 

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Re: Hello from North East England
« Reply #9 on: June 02, 2015, 07:14:10 AM »
I'm In sunny Great Yarmouth   :beer:
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Re: Hello from North East England
« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2015, 10:34:33 AM »
Hi Leebo welcome to the forum! :beer:

Sounds like you're making friends fast!
I love it when a Plan B comes together!
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Re: Hello from North East England
« Reply #11 on: June 02, 2015, 11:14:15 AM »
Hi Leebo, welcome from me too.... :beer:

I'm originally from the 'Boro' but live hear Hull now...
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Re: Hello from North East England
« Reply #12 on: June 02, 2015, 05:19:08 PM »
hi and welcome im in Durham

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Re: Hello from North East England
« Reply #13 on: June 02, 2015, 05:48:33 PM »
Hi
Spent many happy hours in Hartlepool at the "Queens Rink Ballroom" With Friends from the surrounding villages using it as a meeting point.
A little aside It was at the Queens Rink that "Gerry Dorsey" was Booed off the stage.
He changed his name to "Engelbert Humperdink" and succeeded in America.
Will not mention the "French Spy" incident as fellow conspirators we can keep a secret.
The cartoon "Andy Capp" was created by "Reg Smyth" and featured many familiar backgrounds.
Moved to Hawkes Bay New Zealand in 1963.

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Re: Hello from North East England
« Reply #14 on: June 02, 2015, 06:20:23 PM »
Hi Lee, welcome to the forum, another Newcastle lad here  :thumbup: Looks like you manage to keep yourself busy anyway, look forward to seeing more of your bike build .
 Cheers Mick

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Re: Hello from North East England
« Reply #15 on: June 03, 2015, 08:42:12 AM »
We've got a canny few Geordies on here now. Welcome.

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Re: Hello from North East England
« Reply #16 on: June 03, 2015, 09:31:03 AM »
Thanks for the nice welcome gentlemen,
Velocette, some interesting facts about the town I had no idea about, however I was wondering how long it was before the French spy incident would be mentioned  :)

Lee
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Re: Hello from North East England
« Reply #17 on: June 03, 2015, 09:52:23 AM »
however I was wondering how long it was before the French spy incident was mentioned :)

 He was guilty of Monkey business,I believe. :lol: :lol:.....OZ.
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Re: Hello from North East England
« Reply #18 on: June 13, 2015, 03:33:51 AM »
Hi Leebo

                        Welcome to the forum, we would love to see some of your projects.
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Re: Hello from North East England
« Reply #19 on: July 05, 2015, 05:12:23 PM »
Hello and welcome from an ex West rugby club supporter!

You'll find loads of stuff on bikes and bits on here!