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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 6:22 pm 
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So finally had time to start building this beauty :D

A 17.5 Merlin Oreas (2005ish :? ) bought from Harryburgundy (thanks Carl)

Build so far Chris King BB and headset.Pace RC31 forks,Thomson stem and seatpost (masterpiece),SLR flow saddle and some USE carbon bars.

Hoping to add a few more bits during the week.........


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 6:42 pm 
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Nice. That's an 04, 05's had an engraved head tube. :)


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 7:14 pm 
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Ah ha! Thanks for that.Hoping some one knew :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 8:13 pm 
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Mine:-

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 9:38 pm 
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Hmmmm......I much prefer the engraved badge.........I'm not jealous,no.......not at all.......how much are dremel's on Ebay..........? :facepalm:


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 2:32 pm 
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Nice classic build, as befits a Merlin


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:32 pm 
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:oops: :oops: just splashed the keyboards 8) 8) Truly georgous :shock: :shock:

Niiiiiiiiiiiiiice mate 8)

Ernie :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 28, 2013 5:32 pm 
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Fitted a few more bits today.
Mavic SLR's,XTR c/set,mech's and some very sexy Hope stealth EVO 2.Just need to fit the chain and faff around with the gears and hey ho! :D Hopefully a Bank Holiday blast next week........


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 28, 2013 7:04 pm 
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If we ride together now, we're just going to look ridiculous.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 28, 2013 7:42 pm 
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We'll have to get matching kit as well G :lol:


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