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done this with a wire wheel. clearcoated it. saw this finish on a aircraft carrier propeller in the shipyard. has this been done?? is it played out? i
 

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quote:Originally posted by imafickawhitebutch

http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/photo.php?pid=37279&id=100000850767868
This has what to do with spoked wheels?

You should call that bike "Spirit of St. Louis"

Oh, you mean you DID this WITH a wire wheel...
I think I've seen the burnished look before...

But not often.

Your posts are hard to follow.
 

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OK, you aren't allowed to post again until you learn how to communicate, and use the forum properly. :)
 

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quote:Originally posted by jbranson

Wow...it's some kind of short bus thread.

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Damn Window Lickers!![:p]
 

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2nd, 3rd, 4th post : More fail.

I thought the short bus is where all the cool kids hung out? Its really not?

"Okay, well maybe we should tell that to Rain Man, because he practically bankrupted a casino, and he was a ri-tard. "
 

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this "look" is growing on me. here is another angle:

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=37279&id=100000850767868#!/photo.php?pid=37278&id=100000850767868&fbid=101931253178566

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it is called engine turning, and it is not done with a wire wheel.

professionally I don't know how it is done, at home it is done with a drill press, abrasive discs, and patience.

oh, and it is kinda played out. one of those things that looks good in small amounts, but too much of it is gaudy and tacky. GM used it on a lot of cars in the early 60's before woodgrain became popular, and then again in the 70's on the burt reynolds era trans ams.

that picture is so shitty, at first I thought it was hand hammering dents I was looking at, which actually would look a lot cooler than that.
 

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oh, and if that is yours and you did it with a wire wheel - that may be why it looks like shit.

....and you are gay.
 

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I don't think that's engine turning Geets, take a look at the first pic. Unless I'm mistaken engine turning or jeweling (I'm sure several other names exist for the process) generally refers to a repeated circular pattern and this looks like a series of random linear 'scuffs'.
Kinda interesting but then people liked parachute pants in the 80s too
 

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I think I saw a copper-tanked harley that had the same treatment.
 
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