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#1 Cool Hand

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Posted 24 September 2012 - 04:58 AM

I thought I had already posted a topic of this build before.But I guess not.
I know ive put pics up in other thread topics.

Anyways seeing as there is a few chopper threads,thought some of you fella's might enjoy this one.(Has been posted on other forums,so I apologize if you have seen it before)

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A list of things done to build the bike.

Below is scratch made parts/components;
Frame.
Bottom triple clamp and forks (made from aluminum tube with Knead-it epoxy putty on the ends shaped to a point).
Handle bars (2.4 aluminum rod).
Rear brake caliper (covered with bmf).
Gear shift linkage (craft wire, aluminum tube and .9 aluminum sheet).
Number plate mount and brake light.
Primary cover plate, covered with bmf with skull from RM chopper kit primary cover.
Seat (made from Knead-it epoxy putty).

Below is Modified Parts
Fuel tank (from cheapo diecast sectioned and shaped).
Oil tank (from RM kit sectioned to make width smaller).
Re-shaped fenders (from Rm wicked chopper Kit) made new mounts.
Slash cut exhaust (Rm aces wild kit).
Stretched primary drive(from Rm kit).

Below is other detail's
Fuel line, throttle cable,front brake cable, clutch cable, rear brake hard line, battery cables, oil lines ,spark plug leads.
drilled out rear sprocket and disc brakes (RM kit).
Fuel cap from spare parts (covered with bmf).
Rims from RM aces wild kit.

Paint;
Tamiya Ts-76 mica silver base top coated with Ts-65 pearl clear and Ts-13 clear.

#2 mopar68

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Posted 24 September 2012 - 05:10 AM

No need to apologize for my having seen it before, it's good to get another look at this one B)
Mate that is one killa build, and it looks incredibly realistic in the pics.

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Posted 24 September 2012 - 06:01 AM

Oh my god, that's GORGEOUS!! Fantastic build, Luke.

#4 Sixx

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Posted 24 September 2012 - 06:59 AM

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That's AWESOME!!!!! Looks real!!!

#5 Yahshu

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Posted 24 September 2012 - 12:13 PM

That's a real bike that ya trying to pass off as a model, I wanna take it for a ride, fantastic build.

Edited by Yahshu, 24 September 2012 - 12:14 PM.


#6 jeffs396

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Posted 24 September 2012 - 02:37 PM

AWESOME!!! B)

#7 Joker

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Posted 25 September 2012 - 05:17 PM

Stunner ! ! !
Love the Sunshine shots.

#8 bbsbase

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Posted 26 September 2012 - 10:16 AM

One of the best RM-Choppers I ´ve ever seen (or the best?). Clean style and clean built.

#9 cobraman

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 01:25 PM

Very nice build.

#10 frozono

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 02:40 PM

!!!!!!!!Wow.........cool.........awesome!!!!!!!!!!

#11 MichaelJ

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Posted 01 October 2012 - 04:27 PM

Nothing left to say------THE MASSES HAVE SPOKEN......

MICHAELJ...

#12 wisdonm

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 11:46 AM

This is just RIGHT.



#13 Wagoneer81

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 01:32 PM

That's INSANE!!!!!!!  I love it!  Well done!!!  It looks like it'd be a backbreaker to ride but man... what a graceful, flowing, sleek looking ride!  I'd be proud to own it!

 

I do love the outdoor, natural sunlight shots, especially the reflection shot.


Edited by Wagoneer81, 07 December 2012 - 01:33 PM.


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Posted 09 December 2012 - 01:51 PM

LOOKS GREAT!!!

#15 Swamp Dog

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 07:07 PM

nice...



#16 Ben

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Posted 19 December 2012 - 07:10 PM

Awesome!!!!!