Sorry to anyone who has been looking at this waiting for an update. Wrecked my bike and body, got them fixed up….sold my van to a guy in Belguim…bought and fixed up a VW Fastback…Sold fastback…my wife and myself had a baby…my daughter started kindergarten….not much work on the flathead has been done, I am playing dad most of the time. Currently stuck in the process of painting the tins and figuring out the foot controls and how to route the exhaust…….life.
I'm another guy who has turned to Instagram due to it's ease of posting. As I probably won't update this blog very often, you can find me on there under username merlinmerkin.
Talk to you soon folks.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Found a handful of NOS Hap Jones Harley water slide decals at a swap some time ago. Pretty cool. These haven't seen the light of day for decades. Judging by the very few other Hap Jones HD decals I have seen, these would date late-late 50's into the mid-late 60's. Going to try to get one on ebay to see what kind of a price it will bring....Everything's for sale...gas money for Born Free.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Been a lot of doing nothing. Trying to get a pair of lights out to someone, and working new morning hours. Not much time to play with choppers. Got the headers and side pipes on the Econoline, way stoked. Went to Yuba City last weekend and Mike showed me the finer points of lacing and trying a wheel. I need to get some spokes and do my front now, and spend a little more time on the rear. I'm glad I am doing the wheels for myself, and have good people like Mike and his dad to help me along the way.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Monday, December 3, 2012
Just finished this light up for Brian's shovelhead. It was originally built by George from Spartan Frameworks. Really beautiful frame, cone engine, and a VL springer. This light fought me the whole way. It is a S&M shell and rings, NOS Cat's Eye lens, and a Browning silver-plated ribbed reflector. Vey tasty.