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Forum: Framebuilders
10-12-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
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.
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Forum: Framebuilders
10-09-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 604
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: 21
Views: 604
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: 2,559
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: 29
Views: 717
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: 380
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: 29
Views: 717
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: 1,895
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: 29
Views: 717
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: 29
Views: 717
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: 2,559
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: 2,559
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: 2,559
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: 2,559
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: 1,215
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: 34
Views: 2,081
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: 403
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: 634
Posted By Nessism

Photos?

Photos?
Forum: Framebuilders
09-05-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
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: 883
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: 413
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: 76
Views: 3,835
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.
09-02-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,835
Posted By Nessism

Silver isn't the type of material you lay on...

Silver isn't the type of material you lay on thick, like a fillet. Even with a lower silver content braze material you don't just pile that stuff on.
09-02-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,835
Posted By Nessism

You can't fill a dent like that with silver. Lead...

You can't fill a dent like that with silver. Lead type filler maybe, but bondo would be better.
09-02-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,835
Posted By Nessism

Replacing a BB isn't trivial. Personally, if by...

Replacing a BB isn't trivial. Personally, if by chance the BB isn't cracked I'd leave the chain stay alone and go straight to a repaint. Builders dimple chain stays all the time and the...
09-02-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,835
Posted By Nessism

I think there will be quite a bit of corrosion...

I think there will be quite a bit of corrosion under the paint, and likely a cracked BB shell. I recently stripped and repaired an older frame I had and once the paint came off there was corrosion...
08-31-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By Nessism

Cannondale cranks. Think they called them Coda or...

Cannondale cranks. Think they called them Coda or something like that.

Edit: found this...https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/701114-cannondale-coda-magic-crankset.html
Forum: Framebuilders
08-28-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 876
Posted By Nessism

That video leaves a lot to be desired. Only 2...

That video leaves a lot to be desired. Only 2 min. of 7 showing the work to be done. And I'd never strip a bike using power tools like that. Chemical stripper, rinse, and scotchbrite is a far...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-28-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By Nessism

I can't tell you why Concord decided to build...

I can't tell you why Concord decided to build that frame from PRX. I can only tell you what PRX is technically, which is what I attempted to do previously. You are going to have to find some...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-27-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By Nessism

Your other thread has the answer: PRX is a...

Your other thread has the answer: PRX is a stiffer (and heavier) tubeset, appropriate for large frames and/or strong riders.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-13-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,335
Posted By Nessism

Comparing on a relative basis those stays will be...

Comparing on a relative basis those stays will be stiffer than your main triangle. A STD size frame made from .7/.4/.4mm tubing will be quite flexible but the 16mm stays are more analogous to those...
Forum: Commuting
08-11-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,279
Posted By Nessism

I can relate. I don't sweat, I LEAK. Anyway, if a...

I can relate. I don't sweat, I LEAK. Anyway, if a Halo isn't getting it than I'd try the Sweat Gutr. It's a silicone channel that you place just above the eyebrows. It flat works but is not the most...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-08-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,845
Posted By Nessism

Lots of information about decal's in this...

Lots of information about decal's in this thread...https://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/1157944-head-tube-badge-creation.html
Forum: Framebuilders
08-07-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,648
Posted By Nessism

When I decided to learn how to build frames I...

When I decided to learn how to build frames I went straight to building a frame. The materials are cheap enough that I don't see the point in doing anything else.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-06-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,703
Posted By Nessism

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1045x600/ritchey_forged_2682c04b03643037ff20d026e04c317d9e050bcc.png
Forum: Framebuilders
08-05-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,595
Posted By Nessism

You can upload photos to flickr or similar and...

You can upload photos to flickr or similar and provide a link.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-03-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,602
Posted By Nessism

Math suggests the thicker tube would be better.

Math suggests the thicker tube would be better.
08-03-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,676
Posted By Nessism

This was always my understanding as well but some...

This was always my understanding as well but some very knowledgeable builders over on roadbikereview say no; the spoke tension would have to be drastically low for all the tension to be removed in...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-31-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,659
Posted By Nessism

I like to drill large vent holes partly because...

I like to drill large vent holes partly because it allows water to flow inside to wash the flux. It's also nice to drain out excessive rust preventive spray applied after completion.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-28-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,124
Posted By Nessism

Speaking of 55 years...that's probably the last...

Speaking of 55 years...that's probably the last time any OEM auto company used adhesive to attach badges, nameplates, letting etc. onto a car. Double sided tape is the norm, or some sort of...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-28-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,235
Posted By Nessism

It could be cut down with a hacksaw but then it...

It could be cut down with a hacksaw but then it must be faced with a head tube facing tool. Of course that assumes you have enough head tube sticking up to make this happen.
07-27-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 956
Posted By Nessism

Pretty sure there was another thread on this...

Pretty sure there was another thread on this exact same topic just a couple days ago. Regardless, WD-40 is a very poor choice unless you are talking about the WD-40 specialist long term corrosion...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-27-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,252
Posted By Nessism

The 2OS lugged frame I finished last December...

The 2OS lugged frame I finished last December weighed right at 4 lbs painted. Probably could have cut a few extra ounces but lightweight wasn't the focus.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-26-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,252
Posted By Nessism

Columbus performs some sort of surface hardness...

Columbus performs some sort of surface hardness treatment on their tubes to make them more dent resistant. And personally, I'll take an OS frame over STD size 9/10 times.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-25-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,252
Posted By Nessism

This is my understanding as well only the weight...

This is my understanding as well only the weight savings is noticeable. I ran calculations which confirmed this some time back.
07-25-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,070
Posted By Nessism

I'm on the Fluid Film train too. Good stuff. ...

I'm on the Fluid Film train too. Good stuff.

Regarding the real world importance of treating the tubes, on several occasions I've worked on bikes that had significant water accumulation in the...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-22-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,124
Posted By Nessism

.025" thick 3M VHB tape is what I use.

.025" thick 3M VHB tape is what I use.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-22-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,119
Posted By Nessism

Why not take it to a machine shop and have one...

Why not take it to a machine shop and have one side blanchard ground? My alignment plate was made that way. The machinist guy wasn't too happy with me because he had to do it a couple of times...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-21-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,030
Posted By Nessism

It's hard to say but looks like a new lug is...

It's hard to say but looks like a new lug is needed at minimum. You could try dremeling out the corrosion using a cutting disc to see what's going on but be sure to not cut down into the parent...
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By Nessism

Seems unfair to those 30 people that contacted...

Seems unfair to those 30 people that contacted you wanting to buy the bike for $100. I'd sell it to the first serious buyer that contacted you.
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