Author Topic: Royal Enfield tank lining by hand  (Read 332 times)

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Re: Royal Enfield tank lining by hand
« Reply #1 on: 24.12. 2017 19:01 »
I think he's done that before...
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Re: Royal Enfield tank lining by hand
« Reply #2 on: 24.12. 2017 20:22 »
Saw that a few years ago. Incredible talent.
Wonder hot it looks after lunch at the pub?
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Re: Royal Enfield tank lining by hand
« Reply #3 on: 25.12. 2017 07:18 »
Yes, brilliant, -like most REAL experts he makes it look SO easy and is so quick.
After lunch Muskrat?
I used to work with a finished artist who did work even more demanding than that tank lining. Terry. He was a dead-set alcoholic, awful shaky hands and all. His best work was AFTER lunch of at least 5 or 6 heavies, he'd then sit back at his desk and instantly his hand would transform from fearsome shake to dead steady as he freehanded the finest line-artwork.
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Re: Royal Enfield tank lining by hand
« Reply #4 on: 25.12. 2017 10:35 »
Perhaps drinking is part of a sign writers training.  We had a chap to sign write our wagons. He'd chalk it out in the morning, demand his payment, spend lunch at the pub , then quickly and superbly sign in the lorry.
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Re: Royal Enfield tank lining by hand
« Reply #5 on: 27.12. 2017 15:09 »
We had a club trip to Triumph's Hinckley factory a few years back. A very impressive super modern production facility but the last stage was an old guy (ex meriden) hand lining the tanks.
Good to see a real carft skill still be appreciated.
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