From:Mark Hill e-mail:hillm@canton.edu
Subject:RE: RE: RE: Engine case finish Date:Fri Mar 1 08:00:40 2013
Response to:4601
Thanks for those who posted and called I have a plan. We are going to go with the Blue. Here is one that is natural. I think Barry's post sums it up probably either way. Any way great bike. 28 with that strait front end and shrouded mud guard hard to beat.

Mark

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Mark-
I think that the case should be natural. Here's a couple of pictures of a 1928 Deluxe that I located awhile ago in a barn 'somewhere' in the Midwest. The bike was put away in the 1940's and was painted quite awhile before that. If the original color of the case was blue I don't think that they would have painted the bike red and yellow. It would clash a bit don't you think? LOL Check out the Stewart Warner speedo. I have some additional pictures so if you'd like to see more, let me know. PS Great article in the new AMCA magazine.
Dennis


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Good morning - I would like to question the forum users about the correct engine case finish for a 1928 Deluxe. Some think they should be painted blue, and I have also heard reports that they should be natural. I finished two '28 Hendersons this summer, and one owner wanted natural and the other wanted blue paint. You may have seen the blue painted one - it was Steve MacDonald's Cannonball bike. Bikes look great both ways, but what is the correct finish? Thanks.