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by steve
Wed May 20, 2009 11:43 pm
Forum: In the shed
Topic: Indian Sport Scout Stroker Special
Replies: 28
Views: 2688

Indian Sport Scout Stroker Special

Ive been making some progress on the Indian over the last few weeks, I finally got the front wheel build finished, trued and fitted the 5.00x16 Avon tyre, clamped into the T140 forks . Turned up some spacers on the lathe and fitted a similarly shod T140 hubbed rear wheel into the back. Last weekend ...
by steve
Fri May 15, 2009 10:00 pm
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: Racer rep leathers - what do they mean?
Replies: 40
Views: 1089

Re: Racer rep leathers - what do they mean?

maybe his spiderman suit was in the wash :?:
by steve
Tue May 12, 2009 12:44 am
Forum: General Banter
Topic: What did you do Today
Replies: 9313
Views: 168217

Re: What did you do Today

rode up to the shop at Achnasheen, via Dingwall and Strathpeffer on Lucille, my T140 Bonnie, stopped at Loch a Chuillin to warm up and took a piccy, http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee71/steveplowman/IMG00132.jpg had a quiet spell so I got a couple of coats of smoothrite onto the rear frame for th...
by steve
Sun Apr 26, 2009 11:29 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: What did you do Today
Replies: 9313
Views: 168217

Re: What did you do Today

need a big hole to bury an Alvis Stalwart :shock: :lol:
by steve
Sun Apr 26, 2009 10:58 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: What did you do Today
Replies: 9313
Views: 168217

Re: What did you do Today

Dropped off cylinder head bits for vapour blasting at http://www.timwalkerrestorations.co.uk/ They had this fab 1920s Alvis in for an engine rebuild, this was due to the owner thrashing the nuts off it on some rally through the Alps. Good man. http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3407/3474357506_cf946d8e...
by steve
Sun Apr 26, 2009 10:53 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Amal Mk2 or Mikuni?
Replies: 13
Views: 585

Re: Amal Mk2 or Mikuni?

my pal Colin bought a Mikuni kit for his 750cc Commando, shelved it pretty quickly and went back to Amal concentric, I am trying to dial in a Micky Rooney on my Triumph, I can get it great for starting from cold and town riding, just not so happy with high revs and open roadwork :roll: funnily enoug...
by steve
Sun Apr 26, 2009 10:44 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: Any Steam Railway Enthusiasts ?
Replies: 28
Views: 1391

Re: Any Steam Railway Enthusiasts ?

not coming up our way :roll: :( there was talk of a regular steam train on the Highland Line, but it hasnt happened yet, would certainly get the tourists attention, the most asked question at our shop is "how many trains go by a day" unless I get a coach load of yorkshiremen then its "how much?" :lol:
by steve
Sun Apr 26, 2009 10:38 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: Centrespread on todays Scotsman
Replies: 28
Views: 1109

Re: Centrespread on todays Scotsman

dont know why but the signature strip isnt showing,for me anyway, thejewelery website is http://www.studiojewellery.com

seems to be working now :D
by steve
Sun Apr 26, 2009 12:32 am
Forum: General Banter
Topic: Centrespread on todays Scotsman
Replies: 28
Views: 1109

Re: Centrespread on todays Scotsman

This one is a definite one off, thats the agreement with the client. We have been working on a "Homecoming" range of jewellery, the first pieces came back from the Assay office just a couple of days ago and will be getting finished off and photographed really soon, they will be available during May,...
by steve
Sat Apr 25, 2009 11:33 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: Centrespread on todays Scotsman
Replies: 28
Views: 1109

Re: Centrespread on todays Scotsman

..........Rabbie Burns poem Timrous Beastie, That's a rather splendid piece of jewellery, but I assume you mean Burns' Ode 'To A Mouse' ! Congratumalations - Mrs Steve is obviously a very talented lady. of course you are right Gus, and I should have used the proper title I stand suitably chastened ...