1960 Gas tank paint scheme

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1960 Gas tank paint scheme

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Post by PanheadSixZero » Tue Jun 07, 2011 11:08 pm

Howdy All,

How wide is the stripe on the two tone 1960 tank panels?

thanks,

Rick



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Re: 1960 Gas tank paint scheme

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Post by Robert Luland » Tue Jun 07, 2011 11:25 pm

Tony, Where are ya!

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Re: 1960 Gas tank paint scheme

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Post by Robert Luland » Wed Jun 08, 2011 10:20 am

Rick, I'll be at Reinbeck this coming week end. I am in the same boat as you are with my 60. If there is a factory paint bike in the time line this year and with the owner's permission I will take my soft tape measure an map out the entire tank and report back. Bob L

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Re: 1960 Gas tank paint scheme

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Post by Panhead Ed » Wed Jun 08, 2011 12:36 pm

You could look for a 1960 enthusiast mag from HD it would show you scheme

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Re: 1960 Gas tank paint scheme

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Post by PanheadSixZero » Wed Jun 08, 2011 10:19 pm

Thanks Robert! My painter is kind of insisting on a measurement, so I can not just "wag it" even though that is okay with me. Thanks for the help guys!

Rick

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Re: 1960 Gas tank paint scheme

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Post by PanheadSixZero » Thu Jun 16, 2011 3:09 am

Hey Robert,

I guess we are the only 60 Duo-Glide owners out there,eh?

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Re: 1960 Gas tank paint scheme

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Post by Robert Luland » Thu Jun 16, 2011 11:08 am

Hang in there. I did get some of the measurements. Will post tohight. bob L

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Post by DuoGlide62 » Thu Jun 16, 2011 2:11 pm

no measurements, but here's some pix.
1960duoglide.jpg
60 tank stripes.jpg
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Re: 1960 Gas tank paint scheme

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Post by 4pans1man » Thu Jun 16, 2011 7:26 pm

Robert,

Sorry for the slow reply. Been working on a big project at work. I sold the Hi-Fi Green "60" to buy a '53' and an extra motor. Thought I needed a rigid frame pan. Still got Old Black Betty!

Good luck, Tony.

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Re: 1960 Gas tank paint scheme

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Post by PanheadSixZero » Fri Jun 17, 2011 3:16 am

DuoGlide 62, Thanks for posting the excellent pics. I am getting closer now.

Ride safe,

Rick

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Re: 1960 Gas tank paint scheme

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Post by Robert Luland » Fri Jun 17, 2011 8:39 pm

A graphics artist I am not. Here are the measurement I was able to get. Without that tank off the bike, there's no way to total mock it up. Truly a bummer. There weren't any 60s in the time line. I just happened to bump into someone that had an original paint in his vending spot.
Bob L
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Re: 1960 Gas tank paint scheme

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Post by PanheadSixZero » Sat Jun 18, 2011 1:25 am

Robert,

Thank you so much Sir! Your sketch is beautiful.

Have a great Day,

Rick

PS I decided Black with Birch white. What colors are you using?

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Re: 1960 Gas tank paint scheme

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Post by Robert Luland » Sat Jun 18, 2011 7:02 pm

I'm going with the stock Hi-Fy green and birch. Bob L

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Re: 1960 Gas tank paint scheme

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Post by 4pans1man » Sun Jun 19, 2011 3:26 am

Robert,

I have a quart of Harley Hi-Fi Green paint. If you need a paint sample?

Tony...............

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