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Old 07-19-08, 07:01 AM   #1
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found the horse in the trash bout a week ago. and last night; inspiration caught me and I spent the whole evening getting everything together. Painting it tomorrow will post pics
Ive got some plans regarding led and permanent light fixtures, my brother is insisting that I install an audio system
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Old 07-19-08, 08:11 AM   #2
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now thats being creative its RAD
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Old 07-19-08, 09:02 PM   #3
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i get ideas like that but rarely act on them, i'm glad that you did it. that is so cool!
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Old 07-20-08, 11:03 PM   #4
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Now that is really unusual

Has it been painted yet?
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Old 07-21-08, 03:56 AM   #5
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Who will be the first to build one of these?

http://www.google.com/patents?id=hHt...s_maxy_is=1912
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Old 07-21-08, 11:12 AM   #6
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painted it last night, Turned out a hell of a lot better than i expected for rattle can and masking tape. Just found some big ape bars to make it look cooler, havnt put em on yet. It needs a new saddle too, probably going to find a nice comfortable cruiser saddle. Anyhow I took pictures this morning with my phone, tonight ill get some action shots when i take it out on the town.





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Haha omg thats awesome
nice paint job too
Go get some white walls heheh
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Holy cow, I've been wanting to do that exact thing since I firts saw one of those plastic horse things on the side of the road. SO COOL!
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Delightful, - absolutely wonderful You've done a magnificent job of doing the paintwork.
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Old 07-21-08, 09:57 PM   #10
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That's wild.

It's making my avatar hungry.
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Old 07-21-08, 10:57 PM   #11
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Wow, I really love that bike, very nice paint job.
I would suggest a half rear fender that has flames painted on it so it looks like it's coming out of the zebra's ass.
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Old 07-22-08, 06:45 AM   #12
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+one on a great job. Enjoy.
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Old 07-22-08, 07:53 PM   #13
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thanks for the positive feedback... I'm starting to look in more and more dumpsters, for inspiration on my next build
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