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    New Year, New Forum

    Hi everybody & a happy new year to you all.
    New to this forum & tractor ownership

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    Welcome to the forum - it's getting busier these days! What sort of Tractor do you ride? A pic or two would be good

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    Cheers Sooty, please see below,

    Finished001.jpg
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    Got three little modifications going on at the moment, but hopefully should all be finished in time for the sun, or least a dry road !
    Changing the seat & suspension units, changing the exhaust cans & fitting a chain-guard.
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    A warm welcome to the forum from the other side of the Pennine's in West Yorkshire.

    A happy new year to you too.

    That's a very nice tractor you've got there.

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    Happy New year,and welcome to the forum fae Fife. Nice bike, looks a bit like the Hank Young customs in America. Smart.
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    Well I wasn't expecting that! It looks a very interesting and unique bike - what is the history?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Whistler View Post
    Happy New year,and welcome to the forum fae Fife. Nice bike, looks a bit like the Hank Young customs in America. Smart.
    Good spot that man !
    Yes, I did copy one of Hank Youngs bikes, the 413 Flyer to be exact.
    I originally tried to get a quote from Hank to make a frame, but he never replied so I ended up getting Fenland Choppers to make me the frame. As Youngs had also stopped making the perimeter brake set-up I had to get that made too although I did buy the 21" spool wheel from them.
    In all it's taken me ten years to get to this point due mainly to the fact I work away from home a lot, which obviously impacts on doing little jobs in the shed after tea every night !!

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    Nice mix of modern and retro

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    Quote Originally Posted by Davie View Post
    Nice mix of modern and retro
    Thank you, that was the original intention & explains the Métis name on the tank, "of mixed blood".

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    Quote Originally Posted by CAT3 View Post
    Good spot that man !
    Yes, I did copy one of Hank Youngs bikes, the 413 Flyer to be exact.
    I originally tried to get a quote from Hank to make a frame, but he never replied so I ended up getting Fenland Choppers to make me the frame. As Youngs had also stopped making the perimeter brake set-up I had to get that made too although I did buy the 21" spool wheel from them.
    In all it's taken me ten years to get to this point due mainly to the fact I work away from home a lot, which obviously impacts on doing little jobs in the shed after tea every night !!
    I know my customs. There is a right up on the Flyerin an old BSH mag. It's a great take you have, on what's a very ground breaking custom.
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