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Forum: Framebuilders
01-22-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 438
Posted By Nessism

Yes on the Blanchard grinding. I use a thick...

Yes on the Blanchard grinding. I use a thick slab of flattened steel as my level reference and it works fine. Mine is not as large as being discussed here and I have to use a long pointer on my...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-21-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By Nessism

My only comment is to make sure you have...

My only comment is to make sure you have insurance.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-19-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By Nessism

Nice job! My post is much simpler, partly...

Nice job!

My post is much simpler, partly because my lathe skills don't measure up. Simple cylinder with a 3/4" hole bored through the center for a piece of threaded drill rod. My alignment...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-06-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By Nessism

Wasn't there a thread, or comment within a...

Wasn't there a thread, or comment within a thread, about Joe not being well recently? Or is this a new event? In either case it's very sad. Joe is one of the good ones.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-02-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By Nessism

What machining forum do you frequent Andy? I...

What machining forum do you frequent Andy?

I had a worn out South Bend 9" that I loved regardless. Needed a cross slide nut but couldn't stomach the cost. Wound up selling it before moving across...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-30-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,036
Posted By Nessism

You could drill through the sleeve in various...

You could drill through the sleeve in various places to use as feed ports. After you are confident the sleeve has enough silver underneath then turn the frame, hole up, and put a blob of some...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-19-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Nessism

Long Shin seems to be the #1...

Long Shin seems to be the #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) lug manufacturer in the world. Pretty sure they make the Llewellyn and Sachs lugs, and lugs for...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-13-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 683
Posted By Nessism

Wow! Looks like two (or three) lifetime's supply!...

Wow! Looks like two (or three) lifetime's supply! Please come back and post some photos of your racks next!
12-11-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,231
Posted By Nessism

Return maybe, but if they offer a reasonable kick...

Return maybe, but if they offer a reasonable kick back that wouldn't be unreasonable.
Forum: Foo
12-09-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By Nessism

I like both of her commercials. Haters gonna...

I like both of her commercials. Haters gonna hate but I'm a fan.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-09-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By Nessism

There are various type of steel "bluing" but I...

There are various type of steel "bluing" but I assume this discussion is about cold bluing that involves applying a topical treatment which colors and protects the metal. In terms of protection,...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-08-19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,579
Posted By Nessism

Richard Sachs is the outlier in this category...

Richard Sachs is the outlier in this category since he uses 8.0 cm drop for most of his frames. There are a few others with that much drop but it's clearly not the norm.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-08-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,579
Posted By Nessism

Most frames fall into a fairly tight range of...

Most frames fall into a fairly tight range of about 6.8 to 7.5 (road frames.) As Andy says a pedal strike is a big worry driving that characteristic. My preference is towards a little more drop...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-08-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 618
Posted By Nessism

Can't remember where I got the plan, Henry James...

Can't remember where I got the plan, Henry James maybe (Hank), but I made a simple bending pattern out of wood which works well. Took a large round file and contoured the bending radius so the blade...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-07-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By Nessism

I'm unaware of such a database. Back when I...

I'm unaware of such a database.

Back when I got serious about riding and later framebuilding in the 1990's I made my own spreadsheet of specs of frames in my size. Take away was that there was...
12-06-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By Nessism

To do a proper paint job the base coat should be...

To do a proper paint job the base coat should be sealed with the clear within the "critical recoat time," typically 24 hours. Further, the base coat should not be sanded. Failing to follow these...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-06-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 618
Posted By Nessism

I've never packed the blades with sand when...

I've never packed the blades with sand when bending them. Can you post up some photos of both your bending setup and the ripples themselves?
Forum: Framebuilders
12-03-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Nessism

Some builders claim that 22.2 round stays are...

Some builders claim that 22.2 round stays are stiffer laterally than 16x30. If there is a difference it can't be much but just say'n.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-28-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By Nessism

Run fast...or, plan on replacing the tube.

Run fast...or, plan on replacing the tube.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-27-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,264
Posted By Nessism

Sorry to hear about Joe. He must be getting...

Sorry to hear about Joe. He must be getting quite old at this point. He helped me a great deal back in the mid-late 1990's when I first started building. I was living in Amherst at the time and...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-22-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,551
Posted By Nessism

Paragon makes some nice robust stainless barrel...

Paragon makes some nice robust stainless barrel adjusters and various sturdy looking cable stops. Maybe I'm not understanding the problem but these are worth a look...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-11-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By Nessism

There are literally thousands of useful internet...

There are literally thousands of useful internet links and videos that will help get you started on your journey of learning. I suggest researching for a few weeks and then consider taking a class if...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-08-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,070
Posted By Nessism

I think it's just as you stated with there being...

I think it's just as you stated with there being higher stress on the top and bottom of the tubes, where the points are. This is mostly just theoretical though and doesn't matter in the real world. I...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-06-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By Nessism

A question about painters should also consider...

A question about painters should also consider cost. How much are you willing to pay and for what level of paint job? Joe Bell is the high mark but what exactly are you expecting?
Forum: Framebuilders
11-02-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,036
Posted By Nessism

If you contact Darrell directly he will sell you...

If you contact Darrell directly he will sell you individual lugs. He has a sloping TT/ST lug that will work for your application but I don't see a sloping TT/HT lug for a 36mm HT and 28.6 TT.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-31-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 870
Posted By Nessism

It wouldn't bother me either. Sounds like a good...

It wouldn't bother me either. Sounds like a good idea even. I sweat a lot and corrosion develops on the stem and spacers creating creaking noises and even corroding the spacer to the steerer tube. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-25-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By Nessism

In terms of the repair, if it's truly only the...

In terms of the repair, if it's truly only the seat tube that broke and the BB shell is still sound the repair shouldn't be overly difficult. Cut off the tube a little above the BB shell and grind...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-21-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By Nessism

I built a frame with a double butted seat tube...

I built a frame with a double butted seat tube one time and wound up reaming off a little extra material so a standard 27.2mm seat post would fit (would have had to go 27.0 otherwise.) Normally...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-12-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,071
Posted By Nessism

The Harbor Freight purple spray gun is $10. And...

The Harbor Freight purple spray gun is $10. And a 1hp craigslist special compressor is enough to drive it. You may have to wait for the compressor to catch up at times but it's doable.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-09-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,791
Posted By Nessism

Some research is in order. You can get 3D...

Some research is in order. You can get 3D printed metal parts that are far stronger than the typical cast lug. Grain structure is a non issue for the most part as long as the strength is there, and...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-08-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,791
Posted By Nessism

Why not just 3D print out of metal?

Why not just 3D print out of metal?
Forum: Framebuilders
09-30-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,605
Posted By Nessism

There are some very good points being made by...

There are some very good points being made by Andrew and uterhausen that are easy to miss (so I'll reiterate...):

- Watch the flux. When the flux is coming up to temp it will turn liquid and try...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-26-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,019
Posted By Nessism

Bust open the piggy bank and purchase the ISO...

Bust open the piggy bank and purchase the ISO standard. A quick google search suggests it's about safety standards, not about alignment. And while yes alignment can affect control of the bike I...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-26-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By Nessism

Bringing an apprentice into your shop would...

Bringing an apprentice into your shop would expose you to liability risk. Pretty sure if they got hurt, for example, you would be responsible even if they volunteered to work there for free.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-25-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,019
Posted By Nessism

Sorry to say but your measurement method wouldn't...

Sorry to say but your measurement method wouldn't pass muster under an ISO environment, so it would be hard to argue the ISO game if you can't provide data on that level. Regardless, your post is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,327
Posted By Nessism

I've been riding Speedplay going back to the...

I've been riding Speedplay going back to the solid aluminum puck version X-series jobbies. Love um. A little sad to see them gobbled up by a conglomerate but that's the way of the world these days I...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-24-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,019
Posted By Nessism

It doesn't work that way. ISO creates standards,...

It doesn't work that way. ISO creates standards, it does not mandate their application.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-23-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,019
Posted By Nessism

What's really important is that the wheels are in...

What's really important is that the wheels are in plane. If the seat tube is out that's not nearly as important.

Here is a good thread about...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-23-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,605
Posted By Nessism

The heat treating does not affect stiffness. ...

The heat treating does not affect stiffness. That's a misnomer that's been carrying on for decades; back to the 753 days at least.

It's my understanding that the most important tube in the...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-20-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,605
Posted By Nessism

With a good frame fixture it's MUCH easier to...

With a good frame fixture it's MUCH easier to assure good miters, with everything in plane. It won't assure a straight frame in of itself, but it will make the job much easier.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-20-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,605
Posted By Nessism

It's much easier to learn how to control heat...

It's much easier to learn how to control heat than it is to learn how to build a straight frame. Particularly if you don't have a fancy professional grade frame fixture to build with. So that means...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-17-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,605
Posted By Nessism

Not only are more substantial tubes easier to...

Not only are more substantial tubes easier to build with they will make for a stiffer frame; stiffness is proportional to wall thickness. Columbus Zona or Deda ZeroUno are both excellent choices for...
09-16-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,090
Posted By Nessism

Hope you are joking. Remove that fork, cut it in...

Hope you are joking. Remove that fork, cut it in half, and throw it in the trash.
09-09-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,524
Posted By Nessism

That Decka gauge looks to be a knockoff of the...

That Decka gauge looks to be a knockoff of the Park. Can't bank on the numbering system being the same since we don't know the spring tension or what have you. Not sure what to suggest other than...
09-08-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By Nessism

That paint looks to be drastically faded. ...

That paint looks to be drastically faded. Original pink color showing around the shifter bosses. Looks cool nonetheless, like all De Rosa's..
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By Nessism

Photos?

Photos?
Forum: Framebuilders
09-05-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By Nessism

For a fillet brazed frame an internal socket fork...

For a fillet brazed frame an internal socket fork crown would look good (my opinion). And tab style dropouts. Fillet brazing is less newbie tolerant than using lugs so be sure to practice some...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-04-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,175
Posted By Nessism

24x36x4 would be about 330 lbs. That size is...

24x36x4 would be about 330 lbs. That size is unusual; most plates that size are 6" thick which is 485 lbs (according to Starrett.)
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By Nessism

Looks similar to the Slim...

Looks similar to the Slim Chance...https://fatchance.bike/the-pros-closet-92-slim-chance/

https://fatchance.bike/1991-slim-chance-review/
09-02-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,434
Posted By Nessism

His prices are more than fair. It seems you...

His prices are more than fair. It seems you found the right guy.
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