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Offline KGR33N

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Re: Elsie 2
« Reply #315 on: October 31, 2018, 12:42:13 PM »
Thank you very much for the link.  The detail is brilliant.
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Re: Elsie 2
« Reply #316 on: October 31, 2018, 09:47:52 PM »
He's a great bloke and lives just around the corner from me. Comes in handy I can tell you!

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Re: Elsie 2
« Reply #317 on: November 05, 2018, 08:38:33 PM »
Got the engine out and the cases will be off to the vapour blasters tomorrow. Next job is take the frame and swinger to the engineers to get something done. I have several ideas but will discuss them first with the ever helpful Clive and see what he thinks is the best solution.










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Re: Elsie 2
« Reply #318 on: November 28, 2018, 10:42:50 PM »
Not a lot to report really. With what little spare time I have I've been concentrating on the little RD. But as I am at an impasse at the moment the LC got her headlight on lol. I really should get her taken apart as that swingarm and frame needs to get done...and it will! Just not right now lol.







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Re: Elsie 2
« Reply #319 on: February 22, 2019, 09:57:03 PM »
Just to let you all know this hasn't been forgotten! To be honest the lack of finances has meant Elsie has languished in the dark recesses of the workshop but there are things I can do to her, namely the bodywork.

Side panels. From this...



To this...



I'll do the tail section next then the tank. If matey who bought the TZR ever turns up and actually pays for it then I might be able to finish the engine. Got a used crank for an exchange with Norbo and the only other bit I need is the gearbox. Oh, and pistons! So the TZR dosh should just about cover that!



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Re: Elsie 2
« Reply #320 on: April 12, 2019, 11:37:02 PM »
Still chipping away at Elsie when I get a chance. Was a dry day and the wind had died down so the tank (finally) got prepped for paint.



And in primer...



I was going to make my own water slide decals for this but seeing I'd need a printer that takes a bigger size than A4 it ain't happening. Think I'll stick with my fave option, the classic two tone blue!
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Re: Elsie 2
« Reply #321 on: April 13, 2019, 12:21:53 AM »
slowly catchy monkey as they say