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Forum: 2 smokers 08-31-2013, 03:55 AM
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Posted By RickBrett
Sooooooo . . . 4 Months later and the "Axe...

Sooooooo . . . 4 Months later and the "Axe Murdered" bike is finished :clap
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http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd241/rickbrett/Restorations/KAF00380/DSCF5752_zps60238a69.jpg...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-17-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,336
Posted By RickBrett
. ALWAYS a glutton for punishment, we have 3...

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ALWAYS a glutton for punishment, we have 3 H2's on the go . . . and this: A VERY Early '69 H1 :D
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Forum: 2 smokers 03-02-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,336
Posted By RickBrett
So today is the big day, I dropped the bike off...

So today is the big day, I dropped the bike off with it's new owner, I don't really care if we lost money or even made a little on the sale - what is absolutely priceless is that the new owner was...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-17-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,336
Posted By RickBrett
. I thank you gentlemen for your kind comments,...

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I thank you gentlemen for your kind comments, And whilst I would LOVE to say "this is all my own work" . . . It isn't :huh My Pal Steve did a massive amount of work on this project (under my...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-14-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,336
Posted By RickBrett
. O.K. we got there! . From This : . ...

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O.K. we got there!
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From This :
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http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd241/rickbrett/Restorations/H2F45915/DSCF3786_zps31a28540.jpg
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Forum: 2 smokers 12-04-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,336
Posted By RickBrett
The eagle eyed amongst you will notice that I...

The eagle eyed amongst you will notice that I cheated with the last pics, when you get to this quality of restoration it is very much of a muchness :1drink The bike photos I used in a prior post were...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-06-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,336
Posted By RickBrett
. And a L O N G way from finished . . and we...

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And a L O N G way from finished . . and we still havn't added the labor :lol3
Forum: 2 smokers 11-05-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,336
Posted By RickBrett
We actually paint the frames now for no better...

We actually paint the frames now for no better reason than that is how they left the factory, powder coating is FAR more durable, and in your case, if the frame is corroded then the powder coat will...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-04-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,336
Posted By RickBrett
WOW . . Another Month has flown by, brakes are...

WOW . . Another Month has flown by, brakes are all done, the motor is now being reassembled .:

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Forum: 2 smokers 10-11-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,336
Posted By RickBrett
. Briefly, the H2's were a rare and wild bike...

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Briefly, the H2's were a rare and wild bike in the U.K. they only sold approx 113 Blue '72s, 30 Gold '73s, 150 Green/Brown H2b's and 150 Red/Purple H2c's over here back in the day, personally I...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-09-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,336
Posted By RickBrett
. I am in the same boat - INCREDIBLY stupid...

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I am in the same boat - INCREDIBLY stupid when I rode them (and survived) in my later teenage years . . . . and not a whole lot more sensible nowadays :wave What REALLY shocks me is when I buy a...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-25-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,336
Posted By RickBrett
I thank you for your kind comments! :D I have to...

I thank you for your kind comments! :D I have to say though, that we are FAR more fortunate to have the "local" skills and abilities here to bring bikes back from the dead. I spend a LOT of time in...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-24-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,336
Posted By RickBrett
So, this week we have wheels and tyres, rechromed...

So, this week we have wheels and tyres, rechromed rims (to keep the date codes) new spokes, new Tyres total for wheel build around $660, New turn signals $180, re-chromed for legs, new seals, polish...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-13-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,336
Posted By RickBrett
. :hmmmmm . ...

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:hmmmmm
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http://www.classickawasaki.com/Magazine%20Features.htm
Forum: 2 smokers 09-12-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,336
Posted By RickBrett
. Ask . . and you shall recieve! :D . I am...

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Ask . . and you shall recieve! :D
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I am the "poor sucker" that bought the P.O.S. and fortunately it is our job to bring this old junk back to life on a regular basis, sure, the bike was rough...
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