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#1 2019-12-05 5:00pm

OLDSCHOOLJUNKIE
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The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

Traded for this PK here on the muesum.  She was left for dead and brought back to life. With some help from my buddy Bryan Metzone. See the photos it is from start to almost finished. Nice to save these from there grave.


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#2 2019-12-05 5:01pm

OLDSCHOOLJUNKIE
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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

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#3 2019-12-05 5:04pm

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

Nice work.


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#4 2019-12-05 5:05pm

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

AWESOME - Another treasure saved !!


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#5 2019-12-05 5:05pm

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

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#6 2019-12-05 5:06pm

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

Great job.. big_smile

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#7 2019-12-05 5:55pm

OLDSCHOOLJUNKIE
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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

distracteDD wrote:

Great job.. big_smile

Almost finished. Thanks

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#8 2019-12-05 5:58pm

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

Damn! That turned out great.
Love the black and gold. Nice job.


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#9 2019-12-05 6:01pm

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

Nice save.

Had the exact same thing done.

Needs a bigger stem smile

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#10 2019-12-05 6:06pm

OLDSCHOOLJUNKIE
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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

BRICKOS2 wrote:

Nice save.

Had the exact same thing done.

Needs a bigger stem smile

Thanks, The only junk suntour gold stem I had laying around but will be updated.

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#11 2019-12-05 6:14pm

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

BritUS wrote:

Damn! That turned out great.
Love the black and gold. Nice job.

Almost done, Thanks

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#12 2019-12-05 6:22pm

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

THAT...is awesome!


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#13 2019-12-05 6:32pm

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

Few things are as cool as a properly done old school PK.


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#14 2019-12-05 6:36pm

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

Kool


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If there is extenuating circumstances I am sure we can work it out, just talk to me.

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#15 2019-12-05 6:43pm

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

Good job.  Extra points for the Paramore poster.


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#16 2019-12-05 7:52pm

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

Freaking awesome job and save.


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#17 2019-12-05 8:01pm

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#18 2019-12-05 8:40pm

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

Nicely done.


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#19 2019-12-05 9:26pm

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

Dang brother...i knew you were the right person to save that piece of history!


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#20 2019-12-05 9:37pm

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

Glad to see one go from wall hanger back to its former glory. Good work Metzone.


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#21 2019-12-05 10:11pm

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

Superb job! now you’re making me want to start a black/gold build cool


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#22 2019-12-05 11:04pm

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

Spintech wrote:

Superb job! now you’re making me want to start a black/gold build cool

Check my bikes out lots of black and gold inspiration for you. Thanks. cool

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#23 2019-12-06 2:12am

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

What a transformation! Great project.


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#24 2019-12-06 2:22am

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

Looks like a turbo stem and DB pro bars the way you received it ?

Killer machine on it's way !


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#25 2019-12-06 2:34am

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Re: The death and rebirth of a PK Ripper

THIS is what the museum is all about. An awesome resurrection. A bike back from the dead cool

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