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Offline unclerob

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New acquisition!
« on: 08.11. 2013 09:07 »
All through this last year I've been happily collecting bits for the RGS replica I'm building but thinking how nice it would be to actually have a running A10 to ride! So, I resolved to buy a complete bike this winter and yesterday bought this one....
Its one of lifes funny coincidences because whilst working as a mechanic back in the 80's I came across some new old stock parts for a Spitfire scrambler (from, I think, Honor Oak motorcycles) and built my own replica using a 1957 Flash....I only rode it once or twice because it was parked outside the shop, a customer saw it and made an offer I couldn't refuse within a week of finishing it....now I've got another one!
This one has been done far better than I managed at the time and as far as I've seen so far needs nothing doing at all....

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Re: New acquisition!
« Reply #1 on: 08.11. 2013 09:34 »
nice!

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Re: New acquisition!
« Reply #2 on: 08.11. 2013 10:10 »
Like!

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Re: New acquisition!
« Reply #3 on: 08.11. 2013 10:35 »
Well done mate. It will give you a boost in getting the other one finished. Luv the pipes.
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Re: New acquisition!
« Reply #4 on: 08.11. 2013 10:49 »
Yes....I didn't need much convincing to buy it anyway but the pipes definitely helped....whoever made them did a lovely job in stainless...The one I built years ago had the twin pipes...no silencers...and no space to fit the toolbox....

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Re: New acquisition!
« Reply #5 on: 08.11. 2013 11:36 »
Nice bike , good to know that there is someone around who can bend pipes like that ,regards BobH.
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Re: New acquisition!
« Reply #6 on: 08.11. 2013 13:17 »
Sweet  *wink2*
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Re: New acquisition!
« Reply #7 on: 08.11. 2013 14:32 »
Very nice. You'll be needing another one, surely. One on, one clean and one in the wash isn't it?
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