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bob o 07-25-2008 12:32 PM

WHo builds there own stuff?????
 
If you built your own bike lets see some pictures..... I am getting tired of all these guys saying check out my bike that I built only to find out that a shop did everyhting. lets see some bikes built by the working man..... I dont mean guys who work in shops either. only built in a garage......
here is my bike that I built the only help was from my old man......

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...100_0223-2.jpg
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...0/100_1063.jpg

7stretch4drop 07-25-2008 12:41 PM

Mine was mostly built in my garage - except for some sheetmetal work. Here a build log, up to the sheetmetal stage. I have another 300 shots or so of the rest of the build that isn't yet updated.

http://www.ocs.net/~serge/chopper/

For finished product, see my gallery.

Barefoot Choppa 07-25-2008 12:45 PM

Heres a few, all built by guys on this site..

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m...3/IMG_1735.jpg

bob o 07-25-2008 12:53 PM

Nice bikes do i see a couple of BBC Mercs????

CT's Chopper 07-25-2008 12:59 PM

My Builds.
http://www.clubchopper.com/photopost...31Mock-up1.JPG
http://www.clubchopper.com/photopost.../6231Chop6.JPG
http://www.clubchopper.com/photopost...Bobbster14.JPG
http://www.clubchopper.com/photopost...cture_0066.jpg
http://www.clubchopper.com/photopost.../DSCF00051.JPG

And now working on my HD softail
http://i328.photobucket.com/albums/l...l21_0001-1.jpg

Barefoot Choppa 07-25-2008 01:00 PM

A few BBC's, a Phantom, a HD and the rest ground up builds. All except the HD built by guys on CC.

Barefoot Choppa 07-25-2008 01:03 PM

Another shot..

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m...3/IMG_1748.jpg

7stretch4drop 07-25-2008 01:06 PM

Sweet! Seeing mockup shots that turn into awesome bikes is why I love this forum. I wish I knew about it when I did my build last year.

motoscott311 07-25-2008 01:06 PM

WHo builds there own stuff?????
 
BOB O, How is it that you start out with a double down tube frame in the first picture and have a single holeshot down tube in the finished picture?

RippoDippo 07-25-2008 01:14 PM

Most here Build there own bikes. Some from Kits. Some from Scratch.
Some here screw on Chrome from the HD Boutique:HMMM:

Mid evil train 07-25-2008 01:24 PM

http://www.clubchopper.com/photopost...ROJECT_095.jpg I guess this counts as my own build. I chopped the frame in half, and went from there. I cut and tac welded all plates, tabs, post etc. A friend did the finish welds, because my life depends on it, and he is a pro welder. A pro painter did the tins, but I did the cuts and tabs on all tins including fender struts. I powder coated all small parts, a friend did the frame because it wouldnt fit in my oven. A few friends helped me out keeping me going in the right direction by anwering many questions I had, but I did the work. I can honestly say I built it in my garage.

jasnusc 07-25-2008 01:25 PM

First build.....


http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l1...c/DSCN1310.jpg

http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l1...c/IMG_0361.jpg

Mid evil train 07-25-2008 01:30 PM

/photopost/dathttp://www.clubchopper.coma/2/medium...ROJECT_124.jpg I did not hand tool the leather seat myself

Mid evil train 07-25-2008 01:33 PM

http://www.clubchopper.com/photopost...ROJECT_124.jpgSorry about that last post ...my bad

Razorback 07-25-2008 01:37 PM

Minor fab work but mostly buying parts and putting together. Putting together my daughters now almost finshed. When we get around to the next build I want to do more fabrication.

My Build
http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/i...BikeFannin.jpg

Daughters Build

http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/i...eAssembly4.jpg


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