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What should I do?
Wall hanger to show the dangers of UK weather and classic steel 13%  13%  [ 4 ]
Bung some parts bin parts on it and ride it into the ground 16%  16%  [ 5 ]
Cut it up and turn it into something else 10%  10%  [ 3 ]
Nuts and bolts restoration 61%  61%  [ 19 ]
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PostPosted: Sat May 30, 2009 9:50 pm 
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Inspired 8) do you have build plans or is it a surprise?



I had plans!

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PostPosted: Sat May 30, 2009 10:11 pm 
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pete_mcc wrote:
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simply beautiful! obviously the right decision to restore it. who did the work?


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PostPosted: Sat May 30, 2009 10:15 pm 
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It was done by a guy called Kevin Winter, a really cool British builder who does tigged frames in alloy and steel and is a superb painter and really nice bloke. He's a one man band and if you can take the wait the results are well worth it!


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PostPosted: Sat May 30, 2009 10:17 pm 
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Another pic, just to drag it out a bit..

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can i ask how much the work on the frame cost ?

would love to get the seat tube on my prestige replaced


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PostPosted: Sat May 30, 2009 11:04 pm 
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Khane wrote:
can i ask how much the work on the frame cost ?



Not cheap unfortunately, would have been cheaper but not as half as much fun to buy a perfect Ultimate!

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lol that doesnt tell me much.

you can PM me if your embarressed about it :P


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PostPosted: Sat May 30, 2009 11:19 pm 
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:shock: :shock: :shock:
outstanding!


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PostPosted: Sat May 30, 2009 11:25 pm 
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i should probably add that this is a stunning build.
looks gorgeous. :D


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