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    Your Dream Fat Build

    Has to be available, or reported as coming in the next 6 months (ish)

    Ready..... GO!

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    Salsa Mukluk frame, titanium.

    2 fork options: Carver Carbon for racing and touring, Cannondale Lefty for MTB.

    Hope hubs

    Some nifty flat bladed black spokes

    2 sets of wheels: 1 set with 82mm Rolling Darryls, holey, with Bud/Lou and Surly tubes; 1 set tubeless, with those Northland? rims and a set of high TPI Husker Düs.

    Shimano XTR hydro brakes

    Eriksen Sweetpost

    Thomson titanium bars/stem, or ENVE carbon bars/stem.

    Ergon GS grips

    Ergon pro carbon mountain saddle, large.

    KMC DLC X10sl chain

    Hope 2 piece rotors

    Chris King headset, BB.

    I'd like to say XX1, but that won't really work with this build...so I guess a frankenstein 3x7 to clear the bud/lou.

    Crank Brothers Eggbeater 11 pedals, but annodized to match the ride.

    Salsa Fliplock.

    If there was a good option, I'd contemplate a generator hub setup up front on the fatter tire combo.

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    ^^^ I like this a LOT, except for the limited rear tire clearance...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJJ28 View Post
    ^^^ I like this a LOT, except for the limited rear tire clearance...
    A Lou will fit on an 82mm rim, if you adjust the Alternator dropouts.

    A Lou is as big as I will ever need to go.

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    OH REEEEEAAAALLLY!

    I may have to take a run out to YOUR LBS to check out whats going on out there!

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    salsa full alum squishy(tbd) in yellow.

    white ML's with yellow rim strips
    white cables & housings
    king hubs,bb & headset
    2x race face crank
    10sp sram cassette
    3.8 knards
    Q-tubes
    dt swiss comp spokes
    xtr sti hydros
    WTB saddle
    enve cf bars/stem
    thompson seat post

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJJ28 View Post
    Has to be available, or reported as coming in the next 6 months (ish)

    Ready..... GO!
    Can I be the first in a long line of folks that are going to say "I'm already riding it!" or is that being a poor sport?

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    Hmm, maybe my sights are just set low but I am happy with my Necro Pugs as is. Solid build, tires that are perfect for me, Jones Loops, black & badass! I nearly had to sell it due to a family emergency so it has been on my mind of what I might buy once things got back to normal & money. I ended up not having to sell, but I had came to the conclusion that I would buy the same bike again and spec it the same way. If I had the cash, I might do an internal geared hub in the back as I like the SS look but gears are nice. And maybe a black brooks leather saddle?
    But I love my pugs. All in all, same build & same color scheme is my dream ride.

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    I just wish a Lou on a Clownshoe would fit on the back of my Fatback...
    I like turtles

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    vertigo cycles ti fat tyred trail bike - code name: Snow Job.

    extra spicy 100mm PF30 bb with custom hollowgram axle cranks 1x10. paragon sliding drops, some other bits and bobs....we'll see.

    ;-)~

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrailMaker View Post




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    Quote Originally Posted by trailmaker View Post


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    sick!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrailMaker View Post




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    We have a winner
    Next thread please


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    frame: titanium 186mm 9:zero:7 or fatback
    fork: summer - cannondale lefty, winter - carver o'beast
    wheels: summer (Trialtech 47mm rims, 616 hubs, DT Revo, Knard/Nate)
    winter (Uma II 90's, Hope hubs, DT Revo, Bud/Lou)
    crank: Middleburn duo X-type
    pedals: summer (ti eggbeater), winter (45nrth Helva)
    chainring: 32t HBC
    bashgaurd: BBG
    BB & headset: chris king
    brakes/rotors: hope tech evo m4/ashima Ai-neon
    shifters:SRAM XX 10sp twist
    derailleur: SRAM XX 10sp
    cassette: SRAM XG-1099 11-36
    stem/seatpost/bar: ENVE
    saddle: brooks ti swift

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    frame: Sandman Hogar
    fork: carver o'beast and German A flame for the mountains
    wheels: 616 or sandman hubs on trialtech or sandman 55mm rims,knard,HuDu
    crank: BOR germany
    pedals: XTR
    chainring: 20/32
    headset: chris king
    brakes/rotors: XTR or brake force one
    shifters:XTR
    derailleur: XTR
    cassette: XTR 11-36
    stem/seatpost/bar: Easton
    gravirty dropper for the mountains: Fox or DNM
    saddle: Saevid
    Grips: Ergon

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrailMaker View Post




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    Dammit. WTF is it? Want.
    This is a Pugs not some carbon wannabee pretzel wagon!!

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    I would also build my own ti fat frame. (dream)
    My last build was pretty much what I envisioned to be my dream fat bike. The only way I could top it is to build my own frame.



    Quote Originally Posted by MendonCycleSmith View Post
    Dammit. WTF is it? Want.
    Reminds me of the Fatback


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    I reckon if Singular Sam goes ahead with the Puffin with an EBB, that would be a winner. If it was in Ti then doubly so.
    As little bike as possible, as silent as possible.
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    Frame posted by trailmaker is of his own making. Check the frame builder forum for amazing pics. Makes me want to set the computer down and get back to the garage and turn the torch on!

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    Trailmakers frame with nvfatty's orange parts would be close to perfect

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    Quote Originally Posted by SlowerJoe View Post
    Trailmakers frame with nvfatty's orange parts would be close to perfect

    Sj
    that would be tasty eah?

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    mine looks exactly like the new carver FS fattie
    what would rainbow unicorn do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nvphatty View Post
    that would be tasty eah?
    yes it would
    I could PM you my address if you want to send them to me
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    Hey;

    I'm in the process of getting bids on powder coat. $300 from one company that was super cool to talk to. Kind of pricey though, I think.

    Color Scheme - Retro 2-tone, Blue/White;



    Blue; Frame, rim strips, Purely Customs grip clamps and engraved stem cap.

    White; Drilled rims, bars, stem, spacers, headset, seat clamp, cables/hoses, Hayes Stroker Trails.

    If I was made on money, it would be ALL colored to match. I think the frame deserves it, , but... Fun to dream anyway.



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    300 is a bit pricey for sure but it comes down to your desired result when it's all assem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrailMaker View Post
    Hey;

    I'm in the process of getting bids on powder coat. $300 from one company that was super cool to talk to. Kind of pricey though, I think.

    Color Scheme - Retro 2-tone, Blue/White;



    Blue; Frame, rim strips, Purely Customs grip clamps and engraved stem cap.

    White; Drilled rims, bars, stem, spacers, headset, seat clamp, cables/hoses, Hayes Stroker Trails.

    If I was made on money, it would be ALL colored to match. I think the frame deserves it, , but... Fun to dream anyway.



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    Yeah, yeah, yeah, that's nice and all, BUT WTF frame is that?? It's facking gorgeous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrailMaker View Post
    Hey;

    I'm in the process of getting bids on powder coat. $300 from one company that was super cool to talk to. Kind of pricey though, I think.

    Color Scheme - Retro 2-tone, Blue/White;



    Blue; Frame, rim strips, Purely Customs grip clamps and engraved stem cap.

    White; Drilled rims, bars, stem, spacers, headset, seat clamp, cables/hoses, Hayes Stroker Trails.

    If I was made on money, it would be ALL colored to match. I think the frame deserves it, , but... Fun to dream anyway.



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    As sick as it looks I have a sneeky suspicion you at least 8 inches taller than me
    Great work

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    In my opinion this frame looks awesome without any paint.
    Only the dead fish swims with the current!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrailMaker View Post



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    Maybe I'm missing something but that BB height and BB drop do not add up to the correct axle height. You've only got 13.7 in (BB height + drop) or a tire diameter of 27.4 in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cendres View Post
    Yeah, yeah, yeah, that's nice and all, BUT WTF frame is that?? It's facking gorgeous.
    Trailmaker made it. Friggin' badarse!
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    So my reading skillz suck. Sorry. Kudos, TM. I am genuinely envious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GTR2ebike View Post
    Maybe I'm missing something but that BB height and BB drop do not add up to the correct axle height. You've only got 13.7 in (BB height + drop) or a tire diameter of 27.4 in.
    My over inflated HuDus mounted on 80mm rims measure 27.375 +/- in diameter. I did not allow for sag, however.
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    Hey;

    Yes, it is my own design and build. Frame #2 in my "career." Paragon BB & DOs. Whipsmart HT. Everything else is straight .035 ChroMo., manipulated by myself. 7lbs & 6 bare.

    Yes, it is a big honkin monster frame, to fit my big honkin monster 6'5"/240 frame. But, we could build more... smaller!

    It's all in a futile attempt to out-do Diller. I can't out-weird him, so I'm trying to out-style him.



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    Quote Originally Posted by TrailMaker View Post
    My over inflated HuDus mounted on 80mm rims measure 27.375 +/- in diameter. I did not allow for sag, however.
    In another thread you said they are 28.66 inches.

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    Well....

    Someone is on the ball! I have some numbers right here. Think I would have remembered to include them? These numbers were taken from a Husker Du mounted on a Graceful Fat Sheba. I imagine they would be the same for the one I have mounted on a Rolling Daryl.

    Mounted Diameter - 28.66"/727.96mm
    Mounted Circumference - 90"/2286mm
    Mounted Tire Height - 3.125"/79.37mm (from rim to top)
    Mounted Max Width (@ Center) - 1.5625/39.68mm

    If others want to post information on other combinations, I'll change the title of the thread. Thanks Whit!

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    Quote Originally Posted by GTR2ebike View Post
    In another thread you said they are 28.66 inches.
    Ummm... yeh;

    I did. One of the little ooops from my first frame build, measured before I actually got a set of calipers THAT BIG. I suppose I should get around to correcting that. Or perhaps you should do it, since you seem to have a better handle on what I've been doing than I do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drevil View Post
    Can I be the first in a long line of folks that are going to say "I'm already riding it!" or is that being a poor sport?

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    Drevil your frame came to mind when i read this title Its the nicest fat frame ive seen so far.

    Theres another member has a frame in the idea/planning stage but it will be awesome to see the finished product..... Fat:Stickel

    The rest of either will be obvious bling.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TrailMaker View Post
    Ummm... yeh;

    I did. One of the little ooops from my first frame build, measured before I actually got a set of calipers THAT BIG. I suppose I should get around to correcting that. Or perhaps you should do it, since you seem to have a better handle on what I've been doing than I do.

    Lol, just the first quality post that came up when i search husker du diameter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drevil View Post
    Can I be the first in a long line of folks that are going to say "I'm already riding it!" or is that being a poor sport?
    I was thinking the same thing when I saw the title, just got distracted by TrailMakers awesomeness.....
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