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dotman

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Post Mon Dec 06, 1999 10:37 pm

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Whos got the oldest Knuckle?
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Jerry Wieland

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Post Mon Dec 06, 1999 11:39 pm

36EL2025 is my oldest
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Post Wed Dec 08, 1999 8:15 pm

Hey Dotman, that ain´t fair.
Now, tell the boys what ya got you lucky SOB.
On the other hand, who´s got the newest.....
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dotman

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Post Wed Dec 08, 1999 10:27 pm

kay 36 EL 1062

and not to dis the newest from FHP

47 FL 2065 and 47 FL 2668 (the beasty)

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Jerry Wieland

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Post Thu Dec 09, 1999 5:19 am

47FL9840 is my newest
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Post Fri Dec 10, 1999 1:51 pm

My newest godchild Knuck is featured in the AMCA membership advertisement that has been running in the AMA's "American Motorcyclist", as well as "Walneck's" and "Old Bike Journal". That's my good buddy Ed and his charming wife Diane on 47EL11568.
If we add up the OHV count from Rick Conner's "H-D Databook (Motorbooks International) we might guess that the last knuck was 47XX11648 (Barring 'late issues' from dealer's open titles)....Cotten
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Jerry Wieland

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Post Sat Dec 11, 1999 1:16 am

I have a bill of sale from Belmont HD in St Paul regarding the sale of a new 1947 motorcycle - serial number 47FL12629 and I have seen at least one other motor in the 12's. Don't know what to think.
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dotman

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Post Sat Dec 11, 1999 4:50 am

Should be in the 12000's if the total for 47 was over 11000 E's and F's together and the factory skipped the odd numbers to start with on the odd number year so 2k 3k 4k 5k 6k 7k 8k 9k 10k 11k and 12k. So the newest one would be somthing on the order of 12647 or 8
depending on if it started with 2000 or 2001

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Post Sat Dec 11, 1999 4:54 pm

According to Palmer's ("How to...")the odd-even thing was only applied during the '60s. A lot of confusion comes from the "late issue" circumstance where dealers would assign open titles to machines built upon replacement cases. This has come under legal restriction in modern times, however open titles probably still exist to this day, as well as the elusive NOS cases...Cotten
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HOWG

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Post Sat Dec 11, 1999 6:28 pm

I have a 47FL1356 that i have been rideing since 1971
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Post Sun Jan 09, 2000 4:39 am

I got 45 E 1082 Had it and runin it since 69.
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dotman

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Post Sat Feb 26, 2000 12:29 am

EL 1062 has gone to someone who can appreciate it more and has been replaced with 46 fl 6378 which is a real pig with parts from 36 to 55 but what the heck

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