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 Post subject: I feel like I'm 10 years old again
PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 6:48 pm 
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Heres some pics of my Mk3 conversion to a Mk 2 I've tried to do some stuff that Raleigh should've done in the 1st bleedin place, I've added a groundcruiser seat ( Ta Bob ) and scratchbuilt a new chainguard and the gearbox and lever etc....
This morning as it's my 51st Birthday, I took her for a spin down the coast to sunny New Brighton and OMG didnt I have fun.... Loads of nice comment and smiles from everyone Best fun I've had in ages! :lol:
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 Post subject: Re: I feel like I'm 10 years old again
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Heres some more, It tells me I can only do 3 at a time...


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 Post subject: Re: I feel like I'm 10 years old again
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 Post subject: Re: I feel like I'm 10 years old again
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 Post subject: Re: I feel like I'm 10 years old again
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I'm very happy, Now if some kind soul can sell me a Mk 2 seat strap as that strip of masking tape aint foolin no-one... :P I actually cant beleive it once used to look as bad as THIS...
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 Post subject: Re: I feel like I'm 10 years old again
PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 7:11 pm 
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Well done, nice job on the mk3. Now if we could only get our hands on some US mk3 heron cranks we'd be sorted.

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 Post subject: Re: I feel like I'm 10 years old again
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Ah... the cranks.... Yeah I really dislike the Mk3 crank but even though I tried to get the crank off, ( crashed and burned and had to turn back red-faced :oops: .... I gather the mk 1 and 2s dont fit the Mk3s?.... :o Do the US mk 3 cranks look better?


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 Post subject: Re: I feel like I'm 10 years old again
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 Post subject: Re: I feel like I'm 10 years old again
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ooooooooh...... :shock:


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 Post subject: Re: I feel like I'm 10 years old again
PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2013 4:17 am 
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still got that ghastly chainguard though eh? :roll: :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: I feel like I'm 10 years old again
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Excellent pics, top job mate.

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 Post subject: Re: I feel like I'm 10 years old again
PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 1:45 am 
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Brill pics Joe .
Im pretty sure I have a mk2 seat strap you can have ... are you going to the "Science of the Timelords" event this weekend ? If so Ill bring one for you.

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 Post subject: Re: I feel like I'm 10 years old again
PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 1:16 pm 
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Hi Bob.
sadly not I'm afraid I gotta work at the Tate, I'm pulling in 12 hour days at the mo so I have no life but hey Thanks for the strap.... its little moments like this that make me feel great and make me stop from taking out my old service revolver and going for a little walk round the back of the shed..... :(
Oh anyway... I'll PM you my address and perhaps it can go in the mail :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: I feel like I'm 10 years old again
PostPosted: Wed Nov 20, 2013 7:08 pm 
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Nice pics mate, makes me want to get my mk2 finished a bit quicker


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