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->Bullet<- 08-19-2010 04:31 AM

and you call yoself a very serious person :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::whacked:

Spade115 08-19-2010 07:58 AM

hehehe, I found a few welders :D Next door. (My uncle has 4-6 different ones) going to learn welding and build a tank (MY paper peanut tank didnt go so well, dog ate it :( )

Spade115 04-21-2011 10:01 AM

Thought I would bump this up for the newbies on the forum who might be "looking" for a tank :eek:

Quade 04-27-2011 07:14 AM

Any info on sealing a home-made tank? Just for corrosion resistance and crap like that.

Spade115 04-27-2011 09:29 AM

This is his build and thats his tank on it

->Bullet<- 04-13-2012 11:19 AM

*bump... :3dSMILE::3dSMILE:

750cuevas 05-28-2012 11:42 PM

by any chance does any one have the pdf? all the links are down, please help

->Bullet<- 05-29-2012 05:50 AM

contact vision

Spade115 05-29-2012 07:42 AM

just save this image on your computer and print it regular size

Tink 05-29-2012 11:03 PM


Sorry about that I had to move my website and didn't update the link. I have now updated the old link in my previous post

I've resized the pattern to full size, You can download the .PDF from the tech-stuff page of my site at TheTrikenest.

With due credit to Vision.


vision 05-31-2012 07:03 AM

Hey Tink thanks for keeping that. That particular pattern is for the older style the pre 1994 95 or so when the tanks were more rounded in the front and had a hard seam along the bottom.

To make the post 95 style tank I think I need to make a new pattern because I see a lot of places where the modern more aggressive style Sportster tank actually works a lot better then the earlier style.

This is the older style:

Here is the post 95....

A great example of where the modern sporty tank fits a lot better then the older style would

Spade115 05-31-2012 12:18 PM

oooo new template and longer, (22 inches long to be exact) :whacked: :D

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