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Old 04-18-2011, 11:13 PM   #1501
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it'll be the new GS fad.

There you go again. As if GSers were ever into fads.

I'll be missing the build but looking forward to the RR.

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Old 04-19-2011, 04:00 AM   #1502
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bearostich.....

I'm spewing at that one...
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Old 04-19-2011, 06:06 AM   #1503
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As if there were any doubt, this is proof positive the South can and will indeed rise again.

Love the leather whips on the levers, those will come in handy fo' sure.

Ol Boy there is keepin it real...





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Old 04-19-2011, 06:12 AM   #1504
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I'm gonna make me a whole bearskin ridin suit ifn I get ahold of one up there

Bearostitch

it'll be the new GS fad.

complete with claws?
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Old 04-19-2011, 10:56 AM   #1505
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Hey Doug that build is awesome! Is the top box permanetly mounted or does it detach?
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Old 04-19-2011, 11:01 AM   #1506
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I am digging the 59 Caddy tail light.











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Old 04-19-2011, 11:12 AM   #1507
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I am digging the 59 Caddy tail light.


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Like anything else would go on there? I like the stars and bars paint too. I wanna see those tassles at 60mph.
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Old 04-19-2011, 11:23 AM   #1508
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it'll be the new GS fad.




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Old 04-19-2011, 11:30 AM   #1509
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Like anything else would go on there? I like the stars and bars paint too. I wanna see those tassles at 60mph.
those arent tassles, thats the speedometer. at 90, they smack him in the ass, warning him to slow down before a cop smacks his ass!
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Old 04-19-2011, 12:41 PM   #1510
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Like anything else would go on there? I like the stars and bars paint too. I wanna see those tassles at 60mph.
Wouldn't mind seeing them, but feeling them at 60 mph would be brutal...


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Old 04-19-2011, 01:00 PM   #1511
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oh, and I had to have my seat reworked. it looked good, but after 100 miles, it was killing my ass.

so here it is now



Nice, is that Whale Foreskin? I understand they are very popular these days.

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Old 04-19-2011, 03:21 PM   #1512
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Nice, is that Whale Foreskin? I understand they are very popular these days.

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Old 04-19-2011, 04:36 PM   #1513
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Nice, is that Whale Foreskin? I understand they are very popular these days.




Aristotle Onassis (Self-made gazillionaire and Jackie Kennedy's second husband) used to have a swanky yacht that he would load up with Europe's hottest socialites and sail up and down the coast of the French Riviera. On that yacht was a bar next to a big swimming pool with barstools covered in snow-white leather. The old horndog would swaddle up to a drunken honey at the bar and ask her what she thought about the seats. After she finished rubbing her hand over the leather and cooing over how soft and luxurious they were, he'd lean in closer and let her in on a little secret.

The seats were upholstered in whale foreskin.

A company bought and refurbished the yacht in the late 90s and it's now available to rent for your parties. It's a great bargain too - at about $100,000 per day.

http://www.yachting-greece.com/Christina_O.htm
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Old 04-19-2011, 04:46 PM   #1514
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this afternoon, I got it all boxed up!

I'm hoping there is more to the crate than this pic shows. Metal studs don't have much strength unless they have wallboard of some type to keep them in position. (in this case, some thin plywood screwed to the outside) As it is structurally, just tying the crate down could pull it out of shape. I'll be anxious to see the condition the bike and crate arrive in, if this is all there is to it.
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Old 04-19-2011, 05:52 PM   #1515
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I'm gonna make me a whole bearskin ridin suit ifn I get ahold of one up there

Bearostitch

it'll be the new GS fad.
With whale foreskin lining?
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