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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 9:54 pm 
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This is my 1989 Swallow Merlin, bought from Rod_Saetan a while back:

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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 9:59 pm 
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I would very much like to hear from Adrian though, and any progress with the much awaited Swallow............That is a Very Special Bike. 8)


Not touched it :oops: too busy with work at the moment :(

That pic looks interesting though. I'd have my money on a Stratos or a TWR.......


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 10:30 pm 
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Coleman wrote:
sinnerman wrote:
I would very much like to hear from Adrian though, and any progress with the much awaited Swallow............That is a Very Special Bike. 8)


Not touched it :oops: too busy with work at the moment :(

That pic looks interesting though. I'd have my money on a Stratos or a TWR.......


Im a little like that and have been for a while... :oops:

But which TWR..?


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 10:31 pm 
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This is my 1989 Swallow Merlin, bought from Rod_Saetan a while back:



Chuffed this went to a good home... 8)


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 10:32 pm 
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andyz wrote:
This is my 1989 Swallow Merlin, bought from Rod_Saetan a while back:

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Love that bike


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 11:32 pm 
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Coleman wrote:
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But which TWR..?


The one from the catalogue that you posted. Or one owned by Roger T or one of hi pals?!


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2013 12:03 am 
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Ah sorry I misunderstood, I read it as a TWG frabrication.

No Its not A Tushingham Works Replica sadly... :cry:


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2013 12:05 am 
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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2013 12:07 am 
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This one?

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No If that very special bike was ever to be refinished, it would very carefully be painted the same colours...., Sadly finding the correct paint is Not easy.... :oops:


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2013 12:11 am 
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And im in a bit of a twiz waz with it.

This the muddy foxes the Tushinghams and the early Formulas, all deserve there own thread really.

To kind bring it all together in one place, or maybe this is just the old romantic in me... :oops:


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