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PostSubject: Pretty, pretty horsey   Wed 25 May 2016, 15:05

So I think I am done with the power mods, at least for now. It is time to make her look pretty bounce
I figured I will add some color to make her look not as boring and black. I will continue with pin-striping little by little and should have her all dressed up in red pretty soon. I also ordered a set of red accented mirrors, I just hope they are not a crap quality.

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PostSubject: Re: Pretty, pretty horsey   Wed 25 May 2016, 17:24

Now you've done it! You're really gonna make Razorback jealous.

As an unrelated comment, I always thought that given the right shading of black highlites, shadowing & painted rivets, a black S'Wing could suggest an attack helicopter. Say an Aussy Tiger, for example. Just say'n
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PostSubject: Re: Pretty, pretty horsey   Wed 25 May 2016, 18:37

Maybe add one of These?
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PostSubject: Re: Pretty, pretty horsey   Wed 25 May 2016, 18:39

To each his own, of course. But TASSELS? REALLY? TASSELS? Never even knew they made such a thing. Wow! I do love the pin striping though. That's cool. But hey, I'm bringing my bike "back to black" after my grandson laid it down and I'm buying the Tupperware part by part, payday by payday. OUCH!

Are you using pin striping tape? Paint? Are there any "suggested" patterns for such a thing? I would love to do that, but I'm not artsy-fartsy enough. I will say one thing though - remember this - just when you think it needs "one-more thing" - it's done. Stop there.
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PostSubject: Re: Pretty, pretty horsey   Wed 25 May 2016, 19:07

Cosmic_Jumper wrote:
I always thought that given the right shading of black highlites, shadowing & painted rivets, a black S'Wing could suggest an attack helicopter. Just say'n

You mean like OCC did with the Comanche bike?
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PostSubject: Re: Pretty, pretty horsey   Thu 26 May 2016, 09:03

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PostSubject: Re: Pretty, pretty horsey   Thu 26 May 2016, 09:39

janitorj1 wrote:
To each his own, of course.  But TASSELS?  REALLY?  TASSELS?  Never even knew they made such a thing.  Wow!  I do love the pin striping though.  That's cool.  But hey, I'm bringing my bike "back to black" after my grandson laid it down and I'm buying the Tupperware part by part, payday by payday.  OUCH!

Are you using pin striping tape? Paint? Are there any "suggested" patterns for such a thing?  I would love to do that, but I'm not artsy-fartsy enough.  I will say one thing though - remember this - just when you think it needs "one-more thing" - it's done.  Stop there.

It is a scooter, after-all. Why not a set of red tassels. I think they fit just right. I had tassels on all of my cruisers for the past 17 years, they were black however and did not make the bikes look like a toy though Basketball

The pinstripe is made by 3M and is what used on most of the cars that have those. I don't know if there are any patterns. I guess you can always use Google. I just do freehand and make sure it is straight.

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PostSubject: Re: Pretty, pretty horsey   Thu 26 May 2016, 09:41

dspevack wrote:
Maybe add one of These?

Thank you, Dan, but I do not have a think for things sticking out of my back. I see a pattern here with you avatar thought :lol!:
But thanks for the suggestion :-)

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PostSubject: Re: Pretty, pretty horsey   Thu 26 May 2016, 09:46

The Scootist wrote:
If you are going to have tassels and a horse tail, then you really need to add a set of these too...

http://www.bonanza.com/listings/Lighted-LED-Truck-Nutz-Bumper-Balls-Bull-Nuts-Stop-Turn-and-Tail-Light-Nutz/296904231?goog_pla=1&gpid=76984259221&gpkwd=&goog_pla=1&gclid=CM2M-a3m98wCFQEdaQodtUID0A

Thank you, sir. But the tassels are enough for me. I am relatively confident with myself as a man, as you can see from my ride jocolor  and I don't see any need to prove a point or my manhood to the fellow riders/drivers on the road affraid

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PostSubject: Re: Pretty, pretty horsey   Fri 27 May 2016, 13:13

Cosmic_Jumper wrote:
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As an unrelated comment, I always thought that given the right shading of black highlites, shadowing & painted rivets, a black S'Wing could suggest an attack helicopter. Say an Aussy Tiger, for example. Just say'n

Check out this video of some Russians and their SWing. Looks exactly as you mentioned:


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