Yes I know, just what I needed, another project. But Ratty is going to be a quick and deadly build using a bunch of spare parts leftover from the many C100, C105 Trail 55s, and other assorted machines I have in the spares pile. It isn't going to be fancy. In fact, I'm thinking more of a rat rod style. No fancy paint, no perfectly polished aluminum.
I grabbed a spare C105 chassis and started stripping the old paint:
Orange flavored paint stripper, mmmm
30 minutes later