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Old 03-10-2013, 10:52 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by RickBrett View Post
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 over the moon with the bike ! . . If I had the money, I would buy it back from him - it is simply STUNNING!
It's always great to read someone post something like this.
Thanks for resuscitating that triple, a worthy bike for such extreme efforts!
Very well done!
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Old 03-25-2013, 07:05 AM   #47
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Originally Posted by vernon dent View Post
was a suggestion from a classic car dealer i know. its going overseas, so the suggestion was moot.
Well Hell,as long as were admitting to being human here,I recently bought a 74 XS650 in dirty shape for 100.00,washed it and sold it for 1200.00 in a week.
The guy who drove 4 hours to get it was thrilled,I knew I wasnt going to spend the time/money to bring it back again.
Some bikes around at times
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Old 04-17-2013, 01:18 AM   #48
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Originally Posted by vtwin View Post
So Rick, what's the next project?
ALWAYS a glutton for punishment, we have 3 H2's on the go . . . and this: A VERY Early '69 H1

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Old 08-31-2013, 03:55 AM   #49
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Sooooooo . . . 4 Months later and the "Axe Murdered" bike is finished




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Old 09-07-2013, 03:10 PM   #50
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Rick, you've done it again, another beautiful bike. I've been working on my Stinger for many months and I'm pretty sick of cleaning, scrubbing and painting parts that don't look nearly nice enough to be a 50ft. show bike. I anyone that has the talent and patience to do any type of restoration.
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