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I'm not in a real rush Tim. I still have two bikes that I can ride every day if time allows. Once we start this I will be down to the one bike but it's finally evolved into something I like and am willing to ride for any extended period, except I need to finish painting the smaller tank to really turn it into a daily rider. I hate the big fat oversized piece of crap sissy custom tank that it has now.

I wish I could post pictures. I wasted some of my painting time making a "rotisserie" out of a cheap engine stand so now I can spin the tank into any position for painting and sanding. I did this while sanding primer and never got back to painting. My reason is that it's a pain in the ass to paint the tank hanging from wire, and then rolling it around on the bench to sand it and I have more than one tank on my list to paint, so this rotisserie will handle any 04 and newer sporty tank.

(The crank on the Pig may need changing too and that will slow the build a bit). George already has a Buell crank just in case.
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Email me the tank pix
I should be able to post them
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I wasted some of my painting time making a "rotisserie" out of a cheap engine stand
Not a waste.
It's on my list to make one from an old axle off my son's truck.
I can use it for welding or painting.
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Not a waste.
It's on my list to make one from an old axle off my son's truck.
I can use it for welding or painting.
I have been dealing with a failed hard drive for the last couple of weeks. It's up and working and I didn't loose my artwork which would have been major because I have thousands of vector files that I made the hard way for the most part. My pictures were lost though, so today I loaded everything from my phone into One Drive (that's the one thing that was not happening because of a difference in Email accounts and for a while there was no back up happening).

Bottom line, I just sent pictures of the rotisserie to George so he can post them here. You may get some good ideas from them?
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Yes.
I'd like to see them.
As I usually do, design on fly, it'd be good to see yours.
I've been thinking about using the other side axle for a turn table for my drill press.
Getting older and I can think faster than I can do lately.
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