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Old 12-22-2011, 02:39 PM   #1
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Old 12-22-2011, 03:30 PM   #2
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It was a treat to see you on the show. Thanks for taking the time to share an in depth accounting of the experience while leaving out all the debauchery we all know went on. Keep up the good work.
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Old 12-22-2011, 05:23 PM   #3
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It was a treat to see you on the show. Thanks for taking the time to share an in depth accounting of the experience while leaving out all the debauchery we all know went on. Keep up the good work.
Only a little bit of what happened in Vegas stayed in Vegas! I did leave out the bit about partying in Junior's hotel room, the one with a full-size bowling alley...
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Old 12-22-2011, 07:04 PM   #4
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It was cool to see you on the show. It must have been a lopsided victory for Paul Jr., because when I went to look for the raw voting numbers the next day, they were nowhere to be found.

And Jesse James rides a Duc, huh? Who'd a thought.
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Old 12-23-2011, 06:51 AM   #5
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And now, LIVE from Las Vegas....Kevin "MOFO" DOOOOOOOK!!!!
Crowd cheers, shouts, applause, women pull shirts up)

I'll have to program the DVR before we head to Grandma's.

Man, picking a "winner" out of that pack of BFU bikes must have been nauseating. I'd have picked JJ's just because it's the least absurd of the three turds.

Paul and Paul Jr. used to come in to Rossmeyer HD pretty regularly. Jr. was ok, but Sr. always seemed like he was on the brink of a 'roid rage. Veins buldging out on his head, face flushed, sweaty even when it was cold. I'm surprised he hasn't had a fatal heart attack yet.
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Old 12-23-2011, 07:49 AM   #6
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What a mind boggling experiance, I have to complement you on your self control for not barfing all over the stage during Jr & Sr's tender moment, the grapes were probably a good choice.

I'd have picked Jesse Jame's bike based on the fact that it's a ridable bike and the guy is a very skilled fabricator. Stainless is very difficult to work with so props for that too though I'd be a little leery about riding it down a bumpy road until I was sure his welds were good.
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Stainless is very difficult to work with so props for that too though I'd be a little leery about riding it down a bumpy road until I was sure his welds were good.
I was wondering about the alleged difficulty in bending and welding stainless. Having spent much of my time on offshore boats, stainless tuna towers, life rails, davits, etc. are pretty common. They have lots of complex bends and welds.

I'm not saying it's as easy as soldering a copper pipe joint, but it's not rocket science either.
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Old 12-23-2011, 08:41 AM   #8
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"The competition between Orange County Chopper’s Paul Teutul Senior, son Paul Junior of Paul Junior Designs and the notorious Jesse James of West Coast Choppers fame and tabloid infamy was the most-viewed show on TV among men that night!"

That is just f***ing tragic.

You know who thinks these clowns and their tasteless metal abortions make motorcyclists look like imbeciles? This guy:

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I was wondering about the alleged difficulty in bending and welding stainless. Having spent much of my time on offshore boats, stainless tuna towers, life rails, davits, etc. are pretty common. They have lots of complex bends and welds.

I'm not saying it's as easy as soldering a copper pipe joint, but it's not rocket science either.

Not rocket science but it has to be done right or the welds will be brittle
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I gotta admit - I think the wood/aluminum spokes on those wheels is kinda trick!
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