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does anyone here do tank modifications?

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i'd love to get the tank on my 750k modified with the knee indents on the rear of the tank BUT i cant work sheetmetal to save my life, anyone here willing to let me ship em a tank to mod it?

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want to know how to work metal go to
its your best source for building bikes to car bodies.
I no longer build for others ,I build for my own custom work,I just rather meet my expectations then somebody elses.After you build for others for years you get to this point Im at.
Benjie sells tanks for around 350 and up he sells some good cafe parts

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mig is easy to use for most welders and is fine most people use 16ga steel for tanks .If your a tig guy you should think in terms of aluminum tanks as they are the coolest.check out the uk company called the tank shop .Go to barnes and noble or any large retail book store ask for the transportation section, you will find some great books on metal working and panel beating and custom bike sheet metal work,even how to chop japanese bikes how to books plus custom painting books .they are mostly picture books with informative how tos and tech answers you should have at lease one copy of such a book as reference by your shop bench .they answer plenty of fabrication answers in the text or via a how to pic.
Im surprized most people never venture to a book store before they start any project you get first hand pro advice ,from pros with years and years of hands on expert advise they have made all the mistakes they have tried all the materials and have worked out methods that have proven success.then they sell you all these years of expertise you can tap into their heads for twenty dollars.
Speaking of paint cans,you can do hi qaulity finnishes with spray cans "rattle Cans" for or uk counter parts.It just takes alot more coats with a spray can and you should stick with the same brand or text mixed brands.I was reading one of my guitar mags either guitar one or guitar player and in the back there was a book for sale called custom guitar painting using nothing but spray cans.See thats the kind of book I would get if I was even thinking of doing a project with spray cans.Reading before you start a project gives you expert advise right from the horses mouth .

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Im glad my site helped inspire you .I need to get my access code from me web provider so I can up date it .
There are people here like Geeto and Branson that should write a book and Im serious they should.The info just these two have isnt out there on the shelves.
So thats why I post this site on my website it rocks !!

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Here is that "RATTLE CAN" paint book can apply to a tank or seat or your guitar...boooob scoootchhhh! Such a catch tune....
I bought a 2006 sonic blue,rosewwod neck, American Strat it has some faded paint, nice just the way it is..put a callaham tremblock in it and its KILLER ...KIIILLEEERRRR ! Guitar

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Edited by - LiLBull on Jan 21 2007 09:15:09 AM
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