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09-26-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 832
Posted By Mad Honk

Syke, How about updating the grudge fire...

Syke,
How about updating the grudge fire thread and show us what it became. Smiles, MH
09-25-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 79,190
Posted By Mad Honk

This is a big shout out for Hazetguy for...

This is a big shout out for Hazetguy for facilitating a bike purchase and shipping to me! Jon went above and beyond the needs for me and packed everything like it was gonna be tested like some...
09-25-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19,645
Views: 3,213,783
Posted By Mad Honk

Shannon, This guy is actually the Madison...

Shannon,
This guy is actually the Madison bike co-op in Wisconsin. The prices are almost always near retail, no explanation from them when inquiring. I wound up buying a chrome 700 c fork...
09-24-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By Mad Honk

Take it to a shoe repair shop and ask them to...

Take it to a shoe repair shop and ask them to re-color it. Then wax it pretty heavily, should work. Smiles, MH
09-23-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 262
Posted By Mad Honk

Wesley, You already have one in the old...

Wesley,
You already have one in the old shifter boss! Use the old boss to mount the cable stops for your bar cons. I have an old Fuji frame here that has the same boss on it. The shift...
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 609
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo, The correct name for the jack is a...

Hondo,
The correct name for the jack is a Bloomfield jack as it was designed in Bloomfield, and does just as you stated, raises things but in a dangerous way. The jacks are very favorable for...
09-23-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 262
Posted By Mad Honk

Wesley, Take the shift levers off of the...

Wesley,
Take the shift levers off of the adapter and send them to me, along with the washers for the shift levers, and the holding screws. Then you will have a double post for a set of down tube...
09-23-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 318
Posted By Mad Honk

Randy and all, I use Greg's decals for most...

Randy and all,
I use Greg's decals for most of my restorations. But please be careful about the type of clear coat used. A lacquer coat applied heavy for the first coat can cut into the vinyl...
09-23-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,144
Posted By Mad Honk

So the springs are actually compression springs...

So the springs are actually compression springs to hold the adjuster screw in place. They need to be compressed a bit to work correctly, but they also allow for movement of the screws for small...
09-22-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By Mad Honk

A second removal method is to use a bit of...

A second removal method is to use a bit of solvent under the grip. I do this with golf grips regularly, you use something like a spoke to open the end of the grip and shoot carb cleaner down the...
09-21-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By Mad Honk

Try a pair of channel lock pliers. Always worked...

Try a pair of channel lock pliers. Always worked for me. Smiles, MH
09-20-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Mad Honk

PM Sent. Smiles, MH

PM Sent. Smiles, MH
09-16-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By Mad Honk

If you can find then the Gipeme caps work as...

If you can find then the Gipeme caps work as well. Smiles, MH
09-15-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By Mad Honk

I'm with surfer on this. I poured in the mix...

I'm with surfer on this. I poured in the mix (about 6oz.) and let it sit overnight. I figured I would need enough of the solution to fill the inside of the post and then lap over into the seat tube...
Forum: Foo
09-14-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,633
Posted By Mad Honk

Ah yes, So I took a bit of liberty with the...

Ah yes,
So I took a bit of liberty with the quote, but Chili doesn't have noodles in it either. Now about the issues of pantless marsupials, I am not from Kentucky so I am not familiar with that...
09-14-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 305
Posted By Mad Honk

How about using a Dremel cutting wheel to cut a...

How about using a Dremel cutting wheel to cut a slot in it? You are going to toss the bolt so who cares if you disfigure it a bit. Smiles, MH
Forum: Foo
09-14-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,633
Posted By Mad Honk

No motor, So I open the door for the gender...

No motor,
So I open the door for the gender bender and he gives me a treatise on how they make Cincinnati / Skyiine chili. And tosses in a morality jab as well! I guess I should have offered him a...
Forum: Foo
09-13-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,633
Posted By Mad Honk

ahsposo, Can I get that chili in a three...

ahsposo,
Can I get that chili in a three way?
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Mad Honk

I would think for the right collector this group...

I would think for the right collector this group would be around $400-$500. If selling here on BF perhaps a bit less as it will go to serious cyclist, and not a flipper. Smiles, MH
Forum: Foo
09-13-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,205
Posted By Mad Honk

Keystoned?

Keystoned?
Forum: Foo
09-13-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,205
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo, What kind of papers do you have to...

Hondo,
What kind of papers do you have to use for the chicken? Is it as strong as pot, or is there some other effect that it produces? Har Har Har! MH
09-13-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 626
Posted By Mad Honk

Decal set is from 1981 or 82, chain stays will...

Decal set is from 1981 or 82, chain stays will indicate whether it was a touring 400 series or perhaps 500. Just a guess, Smiles, MH
09-12-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,825
Posted By Mad Honk

Skip, It can go anywhere as long as it is on...

Skip,
It can go anywhere as long as it is on the bike. I have seen then near the bb and on the seat tube but it is your preference. Smiles, MH
09-12-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,088
Posted By Mad Honk

Well don't toss out the simplex parts as they...

Well don't toss out the simplex parts as they will fit behind the Benelux just fine. The conical washers are different in logos and the threads are different but the rest will interchange. Smiles,...
09-12-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,088
Posted By Mad Honk

OTS, I suppose I should give you a chance...

OTS,
I suppose I should give you a chance at some of these parts as well if you and Charlie can get an agreement on what should go to whom. Smiles, MH
09-12-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,088
Posted By Mad Honk

Well Charlie, You just might be in luck here....

Well Charlie,
You just might be in luck here. Back in the mid 1970's I inherited a Benelux spare parts box. It was a cardboard thing with a bunch of parts in it. Not enough to build a derailleur,...
Forum: Foo
09-11-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,633
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo, You are gonna hafta send send it...

Hondo,
You are gonna hafta send send it "Custom Critical" and hope it stays warm during the ride. Smiles, MH
09-11-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,796
Posted By Mad Honk

50 Plus, Remember I said it was an Opinion...

50 Plus,
Remember I said it was an Opinion (and an observation in part as well). I spent today with my dental hygenist, who had a young person come in with a high fever claiming he felt fine. ...
09-11-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,825
Posted By Mad Honk

Tom, It is a Crappy World we Crapsters live...

Tom,
It is a Crappy World we Crapsters live in! Smiles, MH
Forum: Foo
09-10-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,205
Posted By Mad Honk

Skidder, You had to see him live, with...

Skidder,
You had to see him live, with Debbie Davies backing him on Telecaster. What a great show they put on! Smiles, MH
09-10-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,796
Posted By Mad Honk

So we find out yesterday that the leader of the...

So we find out yesterday that the leader of the US knew the virus was deadly and contagious via air transmission. And no real discussion of how to avoid the pandemic which is easy to do. I have a...
09-10-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 760
Posted By Mad Honk

If you are concerned with the cage surface go...

If you are concerned with the cage surface go ahead and use something like a Dremel with a wire brush bit to clean the surface rust off the cage surface. Remember when you re-grease the bearings...
09-10-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,825
Posted By Mad Honk

So Gugie asked for pics of bikes with the sticker...

So Gugie asked for pics of bikes with the sticker from the BOC. In this post they are still with the BOC. Is there any reference to the bag with the stickers that seem to be missing from the...
09-10-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,825
Posted By Mad Honk

USA-Z, Good on ya for your investment in...

USA-Z,
Good on ya for your investment in the BOC! I worked on the race car that contributed the metal for the BOC tonight, and some of the body panels on the car look like the box liner...
09-10-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 760
Posted By Mad Honk

So when your done with the salad dressing...

So when your done with the salad dressing makings, do this. Get a pair of needle nosed pliers and pop out each bearing in the cage, clean the cage with a small brush, (think tooth brush) to clean out...
Forum: Foo
09-09-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,633
Posted By Mad Honk

ahsposo, So sorry to hear about the injury. ...

ahsposo,
So sorry to hear about the injury. I hope you have a complete recovery, but it will be long. Maybe a way to pass the covid down time... but just think about how small a 44mm face will...
09-07-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19,645
Views: 3,213,783
Posted By Mad Honk

gaucho777, You can notify the E-bay...

gaucho777,
You can notify the E-bay administrators and inform them of the purloined picture of your bike. I found that I have been having to alert them more frequently of late. The flea bay...
09-07-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3,593
Views: 315,836
Posted By Mad Honk

BG, The manifold appears to be for a small...

BG,
The manifold appears to be for a small block Chevy. If I remember correctly Ben owns a 58 'Vette and this may be for that. I'm sure Ben will tell us. Smiles, MH
PS. I love the bell in the...
09-07-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 279,387
Posted By Mad Honk

Jon, i have not been able to get into my...

Jon,
i have not been able to get into my co-op now for close to 23 weeks. I'm sure there are a few calipers in there but just unable to access the place. Week 25 of covid lock down and no...
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By Mad Honk

dirtman, I have expressed an interest in...

dirtman,
I have expressed an interest in some of these, please check your PM's, smiles, MH
09-06-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 763
Posted By Mad Honk

1987, There is a set of those rims in the...

1987,
There is a set of those rims in the FS portion of this sub-forum. Smiles, MH
09-05-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,003
Posted By Mad Honk

The items are a brake adjuster for mt. bike...

The items are a brake adjuster for mt. bike lever, a presta to schraeder valve stem fitting, a fitting to make filling schraeder valves easier, and a timing wheel for a a rim style performance...
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By Mad Honk

dirtman, In my co-op there are tons of 27"...

dirtman,
In my co-op there are tons of 27" frames in need of wheels, most of what you have is of some use to folks. You will just have to match up with those that need wheels for the older...
09-05-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,185
Posted By Mad Honk

So Randy, I bought a gemstome a few weeks...

So Randy,
I bought a gemstome a few weeks ago thinking it would make a nice gift for the War Department after being set. It was supposed to be a garnet of a specific cutting. Garnets can be...
09-05-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By Mad Honk

PD, Why new rings? A good set of old...

PD,
Why new rings? A good set of old rings cleaned correctly will look quite nicely, and available at less than NIB prices. MH
09-05-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3,593
Views: 315,836
Posted By Mad Honk

I spent the last two days wrenching on the...

I spent the last two days wrenching on the Suburban, for a new non-chirping alternator, and the pick up truck giving it a new starter that decided to start heat locking on me. Today I was able to...
09-05-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 279,387
Posted By Mad Honk

Jethin, You mean like a Campy style cable...

Jethin,
You mean like a Campy style cable guide? PM me.
09-04-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,825
Posted By Mad Honk

OK, so no Zeek. I can understand, I will send...

OK, so no Zeek. I can understand, I will send you info about me and IU soccer and the 7 time conference winners. Smiles, MH
09-04-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,825
Posted By Mad Honk

I have communicated directly with USAZ and the...

I have communicated directly with USAZ and the box seems to have been the recipient of the postal worker's displeasure with the latest changes to the postal worker's work load. MY carrier told me...
09-04-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,825
Posted By Mad Honk

USAZ (or is it "Zeek the Barber"?), Good on ya...

USAZ (or is it "Zeek the Barber"?),
Good on ya for doing the repairs! If you don't have the rivets and the angle pieces, pick them up at a local hardware store and then send me a note for the costs...
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