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amaes' Beach Cruiser Build

Discussion in 'Sports, Hobbies & Interests' started by amaes, Mar 12, 2011.

  1. Mar 12, 2011 at 3:48 PM
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    amaes

    amaes [OP] Cuz Stock Sucks

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    Picked this bike up last monday the 7th and have been working on it a few days this week.

    The original bike was a Huffy Panama Jack bike. And being that Its lame having something that everyone else has or can buy I thought I'd make it my own.

    Day 1 Stock:

    All of the "wood" parts on it are plastic

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    Day 2 Breakdown:

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    Day 4 Rough cut the parts with a jig saw then shape them with a sander then Stain. Also i picked up a Light at a swap meet:

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    Stay tuned for more updates
     
  2. Mar 14, 2011 at 2:05 PM
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    mjp2

    mjp2 Living vicariously though myself Staff Member

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    This is very cool. :thumbsup:
     
  3. Mar 14, 2011 at 2:31 PM
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    amaes

    amaes [OP] Cuz Stock Sucks

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    Thanks Mike. I have to say this has been one of the most fun projects I have worked on in a while. and its been cheap too

    Here are some update pictures from last night. They are pretty crappy so I'll take better ones after work. So my idea to make the caps flush mounted to the wood didn't work. Every time I tried to drill the hole it would split the piece in half. So after rebuilding it twice I just glued them to the top. and they look pretty good that way i must say.

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  4. Mar 14, 2011 at 4:55 PM
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    nelson18matt

    nelson18matt Well-Known Member

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    cage it!!! hahaha, very cool man. i love that bottle opener
     
  5. Mar 15, 2011 at 7:06 AM
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    mjp2

    mjp2 Living vicariously though myself Staff Member

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    What type of drill bit were you using to sink those caps?
     
  6. Mar 15, 2011 at 7:06 AM
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    mjp2

    mjp2 Living vicariously though myself Staff Member

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    And this. :D
     
  7. May 3, 2011 at 1:27 PM
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    amaes

    amaes [OP] Cuz Stock Sucks

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  8. May 3, 2011 at 1:32 PM
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    TacoMatt02

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    Sick project man!

    Reppin O'Douls haha
     
  9. Jul 19, 2011 at 11:11 PM
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    amaes

    amaes [OP] Cuz Stock Sucks

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    Figured I'd update this.

    Added Cork Grips with bottle cap end caps
    Bottle cap valve caps
    Made a headlight with a Beer Tasting can I got at a festival
    Converted the rear reflector to a LED tail light
    Took off the cup holder
    Added a Little License plate (Gotta support the team) lol

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    Rode it to a Local Brewery. Got TONS of compliments on it all night long :D
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  10. Jul 19, 2011 at 11:14 PM
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    Turned out awesome!
     
  11. Jul 19, 2011 at 11:18 PM
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    amaes [OP] Cuz Stock Sucks

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    Thanks Pat. I'm happy with it.
     
  12. Jul 19, 2011 at 11:18 PM
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    The light was freakin cool the other night lol
     
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