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Offline one_rod

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A curse?
« on: May 19, 2012, 06:31:51 PM »
A sensible person would look at a pile of old nuts and bolts, worn out bearings and damaged pipe fittings, and just see something that needs to be to be thrown away.

Strangely, when I look at the same thing, all I see are....possibilities.   :loco:


chopper 003 by one_rod, on Flickr


chopper 002 by one_rod, on Flickr

I've got better things to do with my time, to be honest. But when the inspiration strikes, sometimes you just have to give in to it.


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Offline Deko

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Re: A curse?
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2012, 06:49:45 PM »
Nice One_rod,!!!!  :clap: but that seat looks bloody uncomfortable. :lol:

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Re: A curse?
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2012, 08:43:27 PM »
Don't know about a curse. Great looking piece! So you know that you aren't alone. Here is a friend that lives around the corner and up the block! Brown dog welding does some really outstanding TIG welding and some wicked nuts and bolts and stuff. You can say you and him are nuts for nuts and bolts! :clap:  :clap:  :clap:
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Re: A curse?
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2012, 08:54:28 PM »
I like your bike, very nice welding Rod , it reminds me of  liverpool in the 70's everywhere you looked these where looking at you http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/liverpool-news/local-news/2010/08/13/how-halewood-car-plant-staff-cornered-the-market-in-smash-robots-100252-27055167/

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Re: A curse?
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2012, 11:20:03 PM »
You put it together wrong? The exhaust is on the wrong side. :doh: :doh: :doh:

Just kidding:o) Great job!!!

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Re: A curse?
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2012, 08:43:27 AM »
Very nice work! Harley threadrikson? Harley Bearicson? Dare I say: Harley Nutson? :lol:

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Re: A curse?
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2012, 11:28:04 AM »
Rob

Nice job there my little geordie friend. I for one consider that art.

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Re: A curse?
« Reply #7 on: May 20, 2012, 06:10:55 PM »
Thanks for the comments, everyone.

Don't know about a curse. Great looking piece! So you know that you aren't alone. Here is a friend that lives around the corner and up the block! Brown dog welding does some really outstanding TIG welding and some wicked nuts and bolts and stuff. You can say you and him are nuts for nuts and bolts! :clap:  :clap:  :clap:

Yes, I know Josh (BrownDog) from the stuff he puts up on Flickr. Nice guy, and as you say, an outstanding welder.
He sort of sets the standard for this kind of stuff.



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Re: A curse?
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2012, 04:29:15 AM »
That's great Rod!  :clap: :clap:

Wish I had a similar affliction.......  :(

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Re: A curse?
« Reply #9 on: May 28, 2012, 07:28:18 PM »
Rod,

I think they are very artistic  :clap:  and I think you are very talented  :bow:

The only problem now is - every time I bin some nuts and bolts I'll think of you!  :doh: :doh: :doh:

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