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10-21-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Mad Honk

H, I have some housing that I can send you. ...

H,
I have some housing that I can send you. But it is only about 50 cents per foot at a local a LBS. Have you checked around? I can send it, but please check locally first. Smiles, MH
10-21-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,289
Views: 289,527
Posted By Mad Honk

I finally got to part of the stack of parts on...

I finally got to part of the stack of parts on the work bench. The following items are in search of a new home. Campy shift parts, Shimano shift bosses three or four different styles, and some small...
10-19-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 704
Posted By Mad Honk

Ben and all, I have had a few headsets come...

Ben and all,
I have had a few headsets come in this week. A couple just need a quick polish but there are a few that will need some extra work. I will start working on some pics and document...
10-16-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,853
Posted By Mad Honk

If you are looking for a supplier look to the AME...

If you are looking for a supplier look to the AME company. They manufacture grips for motorcycles and were the most popular company for the BMX riders in the 70's. They make golf grips and other...
10-14-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 704
Posted By Mad Honk

Ben, None of the parts are plated where the...

Ben,
None of the parts are plated where the bearings ride. The plating is ground off during the final finishing of the races, crown and head tube. The outer races are plated but the entire...
10-13-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 704
Posted By Mad Honk

malcala Pays It Forward

In a previous thread malcala sent me these four damaged bearing races from a Campagnolo Supper Record headset for reconditioning. I tried to send them back to him but he insists that they should be...
10-12-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By Mad Honk

malcala, I was able to get the parts in the...

malcala,
I was able to get the parts in the shop today. I still need to polish the out side of the set, and they are on the way back to ya. I don't have any spare HS bearing sets, do you have the...
10-10-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By Mad Honk

orangeology, Message sent. gimme a call, MH

orangeology,
Message sent. gimme a call, MH
10-07-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,477
Posted By Mad Honk

I splurged on it. It was a find on e-bay that...

I splurged on it. It was a find on e-bay that Francophile alerted us to. Not really a need but a great tool to round out a variety of older Var tools wit a lot of new ones in the...
10-04-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By Mad Honk

And nothing in this discussion about using a...

And nothing in this discussion about using a lubrication for the threads to keep from seizing via dielectric activity. Smiles, MH
10-03-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 769
Posted By Mad Honk

We used to joke about the billboard jerseys some...

We used to joke about the billboard jerseys some guys wore. And then we were paid for the billboards on our bikes. The money was the only reason for it. I sponsor a race car and the space I have...
Forum: Foo
09-28-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By Mad Honk

Foote, Welcome to the getting older club! ...

Foote,
Welcome to the getting older club! Just wait until you have to stand one foot closer to the urinal 'cause your missing the target! Smiles, MH
09-28-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3,289
Views: 289,527
Posted By Mad Honk

Frank, PM sent

Frank, PM sent
09-27-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By Mad Honk

For me to do a paint on frame and fork, it takes...

For me to do a paint on frame and fork, it takes at least eight hours, and that is using Imron, phosphotizing agent, and that assumes the bike is clean coming in. A strip and medial blast will be a...
09-24-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
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
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 770
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, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
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: 66
Views: 1,822
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...
09-14-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 329
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: 74
Views: 1,841
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, 04:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,365
Posted By Mad Honk

Keystoned?

Keystoned?
Forum: Foo
09-13-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,365
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
09-12-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,133
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: 1,133
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,...
09-11-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,106
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: 156
Views: 9,111
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: 1,365
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: 2,106
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, 08:11 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,111
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: 856
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: 74
Views: 1,841
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, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3,668
Views: 325,164
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...
Replies: 11
Views: 522
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, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3,668
Views: 325,164
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...
09-02-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,236
Posted By Mad Honk

Branko, As a professional mechanic I use a...

Branko,
As a professional mechanic I use a Var Cotter press. However it can be done with a less expensive C-clamp than the Var version of a C-clamp. I am not saying a hammer is the option best...
09-01-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,236
Posted By Mad Honk

So in reading all of this thread, I am struck by...

So in reading all of this thread, I am struck by the fact that no one has not explained how to use a C-clamp and a socket to use as a cotter press. We used that set up until I could buy the Var...
09-01-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,111
Posted By Mad Honk

A quick note to those who receive the exalted Box...

A quick note to those who receive the exalted Box 'O Crap. The liner is made of a reasonably stiff but still bend-abe Aluminium sheet. The liner can be installed in a new box from the PO. A few taps...
08-28-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 961
Posted By Mad Honk

Andy, I kept wondering where I had misplaced...

Andy,
I kept wondering where I had misplaced that headset, now I know. It will work nicely on my newly acquired 89 paramount. Smiles, MH
08-23-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 80,623
Posted By Mad Honk

A big set of kudu's for HazeTGuy, and Frank...

A big set of kudu's for HazeTGuy, and Frank O'Phile for great service and great items for the MH's stash. Since I am getting back into cycling this has been a great help. Smiles, MH
08-23-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By Mad Honk

I am sure that someone would like the three...

I am sure that someone would like the three speed parts, and maybe even the single speed parts. However we are the home of the Little 500 race every year. And that creates a stack of single speed...
08-21-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,028
Posted By Mad Honk

So a quick update for here at IU. Testing...

So a quick update for here at IU. Testing around 3000 students per day with a rate of 1% infections or suspected infections. Those students get to quarantine in a single dormitory for two weeks...
08-21-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3,289
Views: 289,527
Posted By Mad Honk

abshipp, I have an origin 8 flip flop hub here...

abshipp,
I have an origin 8 flip flop hub here laced into a 36* rim both are black anodized. Hub is sealed bearing and needs a spacer and lock nut, comes with cog and lock ring, tire as well for...
08-19-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,111
Posted By Mad Honk

So I am seeing postal carts with packages piled...

So I am seeing postal carts with packages piled high waiting for 9 days to be sorted. This is likely why the BOC has been delayed. Too bad our leaders aren't working for the BF members very hard. ...
08-19-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,584
Posted By Mad Honk

I'm back again to discuss CF and design process. ...

I'm back again to discuss CF and design process.
I guess that 3-D printing will not yield CF because it is now only made of strands of drawn carbon. The properties of the strand are fairly strong,...
08-18-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,584
Posted By Mad Honk

In response to the OP, As a guy who deals...

In response to the OP,
As a guy who deals in Carpet Fiber every day, it will not last for very long in a real world. I work with golf club shafts made of CF and they are tubes and not pliyed...
08-18-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 6,649
Posted By Mad Honk

Here in Bloomington,IN, IU opens for in person...

Here in Bloomington,IN, IU opens for in person classes. All students tested before allowed to enter rooms and check in. However in driving to a junk yard today, I had to drive down the street with a...
08-17-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By Mad Honk

C-cat, I've got one of those hubs sitting here...

C-cat,
I've got one of those hubs sitting here on my work bench that would look better on yours. I pulled it from a wheel that our co-op asked me to repair, as the bearing races and axle were messed...
08-11-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,850
Posted By Mad Honk

Kurt, Please box up the Satelite in the...

Kurt,
Please box up the Satelite in the background foto and send it to me. Darned hard to find original Mopar parts these days. Smiles, MH
08-09-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,881
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo and BF'ers, The metric that dropped my...

Hondo and BF'ers,
The metric that dropped my jaw today was one death every 77 minutes in the US. The damned virus has gotten close to home for me, sister in law, nephew and two of his kids are...
08-07-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 58,568
Views: 8,579,304
Posted By Mad Honk

This specimen is a bargain at the price....

This specimen is a bargain at the price. Hopefully someone can facilitate for another BF member. I doubt anyone would not fall in love after just one ride on this bike. Smiles, MH
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