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Title: dead tricky build NOW FINISHED.
Post by: john4130 on May 22, 2018, 09:06 PM
so after nearly 3 years, i'm finally getting around to fixing and building this frame. some of you may remember this on ebay but no one seemed interested.  ::) (i wonder why) i took a chance on it and got it for £100 if i remember. i've been working on the frame for about the last month and this is where i'm at.
the frame before.
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Post by: john4130 on May 22, 2018, 09:08 PM
another
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Post by: john4130 on May 22, 2018, 09:09 PM
and how it's looking now.
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Post by: john4130 on May 22, 2018, 09:15 PM
anyone know the length of the pegs on trickstar forks, the longer version.?
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Post by: griff on May 22, 2018, 10:16 PM
F*** me

That's a bit of an improvement!  :daumenhoch:
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Post by: Andyboy77 on May 23, 2018, 12:19 AM
Great work! ..that's impressive!  :shocked:

Do you know about the history of that frame - why it had so many spots rewelded? 
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Post by: john4130 on May 23, 2018, 12:41 AM
dont know why it had so many welds on it, it had been rechromed after some of the work as well. it had 990 mounts on it, one was welded on and the other brazed on. the dropouts are perfect though.
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Post by: deeman on May 23, 2018, 02:27 AM
Nice work  :daumenhoch:
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Post by: gary4130 on May 23, 2018, 08:07 AM
top work john-nice bit of resto work,can't wait to see the finshed build  :4_17_5:
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Post by: dancetothedrummersbeat on May 23, 2018, 09:03 AM
Wow, what an amazing job  :4_17_5:
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Post by: in2bmx on May 23, 2018, 09:20 AM
Great work  :4_17_5:
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Post by: Retrodan72 on May 23, 2018, 09:26 AM
Wow, great commitment John, what's the plan with it now?
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Post by: donnydresser on May 23, 2018, 10:01 AM
top notch work mate  :slayer:
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Post by: mivvi on May 23, 2018, 10:17 AM
Loving the work done on that, what a turn around  :daumenhoch:
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Post by: tfi_friday on May 23, 2018, 11:19 AM
anyone know the length of the pegs on trickstar forks, the longer version.?
Yup  :daumenhoch:
(https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-AEg59lnkwXw/WwU_0Zgea4I/AAAAAAAAE8Y/87cQ1c92U2IiuCEEgJarvvGPyEfSt4p9gCHMYCw/s5000/%255BUNSET%255D)
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Post by: Avro on May 23, 2018, 04:46 PM
I am quite envious of a build that needs so much work and time.
Keep it coming.
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Post by: john4130 on May 23, 2018, 04:51 PM
anyone know the length of the pegs on trickstar forks, the longer version.?
Yup  :daumenhoch:
(https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-AEg59lnkwXw/WwU_0Zgea4I/AAAAAAAAE8Y/87cQ1c92U2IiuCEEgJarvvGPyEfSt4p9gCHMYCw/s5000/%255BUNSET%255D)
perfect, thats exactly what i was looking for. i'm gonna weld some pegs onto a set of crappy forks for this.
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Post by: john4130 on May 23, 2018, 04:57 PM
Wow, great commitment John, what's the plan with it now?
i have pretty much everything to build it, just need to weld some pegs onto some forks and then paint everything. it's going to be lavender with some white and chrome bits.
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Post by: john4130 on June 12, 2018, 07:50 PM
made a bit of progress with this. welded some pegs onto some forks, (badly) and got the frame forks and bars painted. also made a tioga decal for the bars.
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Post by: mivvi on June 13, 2018, 09:29 AM
Love this and loving the colour! Can't wait to see this built up. Good work  :daumenhoch:
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Post by: BMX1973 on June 13, 2018, 09:09 PM
Impressive work.  :)
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Post by: Gra_goose on June 14, 2018, 05:42 AM
I remember this one on eBay. Was on a couple of times and went for next to nothing. Can only assume some mid schooler welded and beefed it up bitd, we used to do the same with old Redlines, GT’s and Mongoose’s for dirt jumping down Knavesmire woods or great ayton quarry.

Great rescue by the way, looking good!


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Post by: Mikku on June 15, 2018, 02:40 PM
Love this and loving the colour! Can't wait to see this built up. Good work  :daumenhoch:

Ditto! :daumenhoch:
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Post by: john4130 on June 28, 2018, 09:44 PM
getting there, just need to refurb some brakes and pedals and fit the grips and it should be done. made a pro neck decal for the chainring too.

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Post by: Andyboy77 on June 29, 2018, 01:05 AM
Impressing work!  :4_17_5: I love lavender trickstars and the longer fork pegs.  :daumenhoch:
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Post by: john4130 on July 07, 2018, 10:17 AM
finally got it finished and got some pics in the sun.
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Post by: That Swan Guy on July 07, 2018, 10:21 AM
Very nice
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Post by: Taipan on July 07, 2018, 02:40 PM
 :daumenhoch: only thing I don't like is the chainring and I've never thought those hot seats look right? look far to small but these are just  my opinions overall a cracking build and story  :daumenhoch:
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Post by: john4130 on July 07, 2018, 04:06 PM
cheers chaps, i know what you mean about the chainring. i'm not too keen on it myself but it's what i had lying around.  :daumenhoch:
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Post by: gary4130 on July 07, 2018, 08:29 PM
like what you've done with the build John,top quality resto skills mate  :4_17_5:
I'd give you £120 for the frame now  :LolLolLolLol:
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Post by: griff on July 08, 2018, 08:20 AM
Great work!

I’d say stick it in BOTM but the thread for July hasn’t been started yet :teef:
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Post by: john4130 on July 08, 2018, 08:50 AM
like what you've done with the build John,top quality resto skills mate  :4_17_5:
I'd give you £120 for the frame now  :LolLolLolLol:
20% profit sounds good to me.  :)
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Post by: Retrodan72 on July 08, 2018, 08:53 AM
Great result with this John, top job.  fistblump