My first build

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  1. Kestrel Motors Inc.

    Kestrel Motors Inc. New Member

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    Hey, this is my first build, (nothing compared to what my next one will be). It's not exactly "legal", but lots of fun in parades and such. Just tell me what you think!

    Kestrel Motors Inc.

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  2. silverbear

    silverbear The Boy Who Never Grew Up

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    Tell some about the build. What's the frame? Engine? Do you have photos of the build in process? Is that a home made sheave? Enquiring minds want to know...
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  3. Kestrel Motors Inc.

    Kestrel Motors Inc. New Member

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    The sheave was a 12" bike wheel that I took the spokes out of, the engine is a 1/2 horse Briggs and Stratton WMB, the frame was some sort of girl's Hawthorne. My dad and I built it, it'll go about 28, that's the top speed so far (but at that point the front wheel started to come off :eek: ). Here's some pictures of some of the "work-in-progress" and some of the mock-ups I thought about doing.

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    Kestrel Motors Inc. New Member

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    The engine is a Briggs and Stratton WMB, the frame is some kind of a girl's Hawthorne, and the photos of the build are right here... Thanks!

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  5. thegnu

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    thats cool
     
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    harlyhermansson New Member

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    welcome to the forum:)
    you have got some great skills! looks like a fun machine:)
     

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