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04-09-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 254
Posted By Hudson308

Yeah, what he said. I can't see a crack, but...

Yeah, what he said.
I can't see a crack, but maybe you could verify this in person. Filing/sanding might reveal one way or the other.
04-08-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By Hudson308

Nice to see you post!!! Been awhile. We've missed...

Nice to see you post!!! Been awhile. We've missed your Schwinn expertise! :thumb:
04-05-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By Hudson308

It appears you used up the last of your paper...

It appears you used up the last of your paper towels shining the hub.
Guess that means you have plenty of TP. ;)
04-03-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 88,150
Posted By Hudson308

Some models I've bought with great parts are...

Some models I've bought with great parts are Schwinn Sierra, Raleigh Mountain Tour and Bianchi Grizzly. Specialized Stumpjumper/Rockhopper/Hard Rock can be good too, but prices for those are...
04-03-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 88,150
Posted By Hudson308

The easiest way to acquire a "stash" of parts for...

The easiest way to acquire a "stash" of parts for a full build is to buy a complete bike with all the goods bits. I would recommend something with Shimano driveline and thumb or trigger shifters....
04-02-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,495
Posted By Hudson308

Love the patina on that one, Randy!

Love the patina on that one, Randy!
04-02-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,495
Posted By Hudson308

I agree... lugged steel Treks, Tenax Schwinns and...

I agree... lugged steel Treks, Tenax Schwinns and Centurions. However The Ironman prices have been creeping up a bit. Maybe from the enthusiastic endorsement here on BF? :innocent: As a result the...
04-02-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,828
Posted By Hudson308

Sawbill Trail coming into Tofte, MN ...

Sawbill Trail coming into Tofte, MN
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03-30-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 597
Posted By Hudson308

:p

:p
03-30-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Hudson308

If it aint broke... :innocent:

If it aint broke... :innocent:
03-30-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By Hudson308

I assume you're refurbishing the bike for...

I assume you're refurbishing the bike for sentimental reasons, as these can be purchased in near-new condition for about what you'd spend to rebuild yours. I've rebuilt a Collegiate for a friend...
03-29-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 452
Posted By Hudson308

Thanks! It's powdercoat. :)

Thanks! It's powdercoat. :)
03-28-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Hudson308

Dang. Sure looks like you nailed it.

Dang. Sure looks like you nailed it.
03-28-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 476
Posted By Hudson308

Mineral Spirits works well to remove any grease...

Mineral Spirits works well to remove any grease or wax. Denatured alcohol then works well to remove all traces of the mineral spirits.
I just posted this photo in another thread, showing how I use...
03-28-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 452
Posted By Hudson308

For applying decals, I use extended-release...

For applying decals, I use extended-release masking tape to mark off the area where the decals will go. Careful measuring at this step will go a long way to ensure the decals end up straight....
03-26-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By Hudson308

Yes, the tool on the left is a universal puller....

Yes, the tool on the left is a universal puller. I use mine to pull the harmonic balancer off a Chevy V8, but I've also used it to pull a (bicycle) crank that has the extractor threads stripped out.
03-26-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 837
Posted By Hudson308

Maybe not, but I did see a robin yesterday...

Maybe not, but I did see a robin yesterday between raindrops. :)
03-26-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 24,410
Posted By Hudson308

I see you're finally up over 10 posts. How bout...

I see you're finally up over 10 posts. How bout some pics?
03-26-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Hudson308

This. Even though I HATE needles, I try to do...

This.
Even though I HATE needles, I try to do this every 5 years. Rusty steel is my ever-present nemesis.
03-25-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8,675
Views: 783,957
Posted By Hudson308

You mean this...

You mean this (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1173565-help-identify-vintage-1980s-roadbike.html) thread? :innocent:
03-24-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,251
Posted By Hudson308

It's too bad that Renovo went out of business. I...

It's too bad that Renovo went out of business. I would have loved to own one of these....
03-23-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 738
Posted By Hudson308

You'll fit right in here. ;)

You'll fit right in here. ;)
03-23-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,251
Posted By Hudson308

Surly Ice Cream Truck. No vintage equivalent. ...

Surly Ice Cream Truck. No vintage equivalent. :rolleyes:
03-23-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8,675
Views: 783,957
Posted By Hudson308

Yeah you won't like the results after using a...

Yeah you won't like the results after using a removal tool with those washers left in. It WILL ruin your day. :notamused:
03-22-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8,675
Views: 783,957
Posted By Hudson308

Thanks for posting the quick tutorial on crank...

Thanks for posting the quick tutorial on crank removal. Turns out there are actually a couple guys (and gals) out there who have never done that. :thumb:

My only additions would be:
-MAKE SURE...
03-22-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 264
Posted By Hudson308

Well the stuff you took off was perfect. Faced...

Well the stuff you took off was perfect. Faced with the remaining choices, I'd pick door number 2(a).
03-21-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,388
Posted By Hudson308

Huh... I've never tried using those for TP, but...

Huh... I've never tried using those for TP, but ok... I'll try it. ;)
03-20-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 35,828
Posted By Hudson308

I listened to that clip, and I guess I'll have to...

I listened to that clip, and I guess I'll have to disagree with him. He speculated that Lamberts would become collector's items, unlike old Treks. I would speculate just the opposite.
Don't get me...
03-20-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,388
Posted By Hudson308

Dude. You only use one sheet?!?!? :eek:

Dude. You only use one sheet?!?!? :eek:
03-20-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 399
Posted By Hudson308

I would guess that will fit the bill perfectly! ...

I would guess that will fit the bill perfectly! :thumb:
03-20-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 35,828
Posted By Hudson308

Nice klunker! Whose tires are those?

Nice klunker! Whose tires are those?
03-19-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 399
Posted By Hudson308

DANG Clang... you psyched me out!!! I thought...

DANG Clang... you psyched me out!!! I thought that was local to us!!! :notamused:
That's a good deal.
03-19-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 399
Posted By Hudson308

Heh. I always run into the opposite problem with...

Heh. I always run into the opposite problem with road bikes. All the MTBs I come across have longer top tubes w/resp to seat tube length. I've only come across two road bikes with top tubes...
03-19-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,000
Posted By Hudson308

I'd strip it down, give it an Oxalic Acid bath,...

I'd strip it down, give it an Oxalic Acid bath, polish it up and touch up the scrapes. OA is sold as wood bleach (for fences & decks) here in the US. Then build it up with whatever trips your...
03-19-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By Hudson308

Interesting. Nearly every MTB frame I've...

Interesting.
Nearly every MTB frame I've separated had something stamped on the steerer. Usually Tange.
03-19-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 399
Posted By Hudson308

At 6' 1" the MB5 and Crossroads will be too small...

At 6' 1" the MB5 and Crossroads will be too small for you. The Hardrock may fit. Crossroads frames in your size will look like this. Notice the length/space at the back of the head tube. A good place...
03-18-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,064
Posted By Hudson308

My "Mule"... ...

My "Mule"...
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Next in line......
03-17-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By Hudson308

Looks Japanese to my eye. What brand are the...

Looks Japanese to my eye. What brand are the dropouts?
03-16-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By Hudson308

Nice job on a nice bike!!! Thanks for sharing a...

Nice job on a nice bike!!! Thanks for sharing a pic. :)
03-16-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By Hudson308

Looks like another great solution! Thanks for...

Looks like another great solution! Thanks for that!
03-14-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Hudson308

Trek never made a 520 Multitrack. :foo:

Trek never made a 520 Multitrack. :foo:
03-14-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By Hudson308

I bought one of these...

I bought one of these...
03-13-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Hudson308

It's not just the RSX. Note the teeth at 2:00 and...

It's not just the RSX. Note the teeth at 2:00 and 6:00 on this FSA Gossamer crank. I had the same thoughts/epiphany....
03-12-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,415
Posted By Hudson308

So how exactly can we help you?

So how exactly can we help you?
03-12-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By Hudson308

Hmmmm.... haven't seen those...

Hmmmm.... haven't seen those...
03-11-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By Hudson308

You did a fantastic job on that bike! :thumb:

You did a fantastic job on that bike! :thumb:
03-11-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By Hudson308

If you have an Ace Hardware store near you, they...

If you have an Ace Hardware store near you, they should have a decent selection of black plastic and chrome push-plugs. I've also had good luck on Amazon, with some careful measuring of the desired...
03-10-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 743
Posted By Hudson308

Tell that to anyone who's ever sought 4-bolt main...

Tell that to anyone who's ever sought 4-bolt main caps for the block, instead of the standard 2-bolt variety.
03-10-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,054
Posted By Hudson308

Yep. ...

Yep.
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03-10-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 584
Posted By Hudson308

New parts should go together like new parts. ...

New parts should go together like new parts.
Sounds like you've got old grease or wonky threads on one or the other, or both.
Mix n match with other parts to figure out where the problem is, or...
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