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09-30-20, 05:13 PM
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Posted By merziac

Yes they are. ;)

Yes they are. ;)
09-30-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,266
Posted By merziac

You can also raise an eyebrow to the story/fact...

You can also raise an eyebrow to the story/fact that Sinyard slept on Merz's couch when he came to PDX peddling (literally) his wares long before Specialized became a thing.

Orders from shops paid...
09-30-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 224
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Yep aesthetics, the most important...

:thumb: Yep aesthetics, the most important consideration of all. ;)
09-30-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 224
Posted By merziac

:twitchy: Tough crowd, not much love for Silca...

:twitchy: Tough crowd, not much love for Silca frame pumps.

I have at least a dozen of them, all work just fine and would get you down the road and home.

Many of them are giving up after 50...
09-30-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,266
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Bingo! Tx John

:thumb: Bingo!

Tx John
09-30-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 224
Posted By merziac

The little pancake's like the roofers use are...

The little pancake's like the roofers use are 120v and should do the job.

HF has a 6gal. 175psi on sale for $119 w/coupon. ;)
09-30-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,266
Posted By merziac

Just about everything, fit, finish, setup,...

Just about everything, fit, finish, setup, install, the aesthetic, he got them to understand that it had to look good as Campy did regardless of how well it actually worked.

Shimano took it all to...
09-30-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 45,270
Posted By merziac

:thumb: That is fantastic finding the book, I...

:thumb: That is fantastic finding the book, I would encourage you to copy the info so it can live on no matter what. ;)
09-30-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,266
Posted By merziac

Not sure now, can't remember. I may be able to...

Not sure now, can't remember. I may be able to find the BQ it was in, #62 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=62) .

Not sure of your knowledge of Merz but he had/has...
09-30-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 224
Posted By merziac

RobbieTunes No real help here and I know...

RobbieTunes

No real help here and I know this is probably a cold dead hands, tradition, etc. thing BUT how about a little (or BIG) compressor?

I have a 60 gal. to run air tools and can't...
09-30-20, 01:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,266
Posted By merziac

No worries man and of course you're right but...

No worries man and of course you're right but back then it was an arms race and Campy was stubbornly holding their line to their detriment at the time.
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Views: 319
Posted By merziac

:thumb: You one lucky lad, this is fantastic in...

:thumb: You one lucky lad, this is fantastic in my book, great find. ;)
09-29-20, 05:37 PM
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Views: 7,411
Posted By merziac

:thumb:

:thumb:
09-29-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,411
Posted By merziac

A perfectly executed solution for the rack...

A perfectly executed solution for the rack attachment, paint to match Silca and all the rest.

Right by Jim, right by me. ;)

...
09-29-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,411
Posted By merziac

:eek: !!!!! So freakin cool! Yes I missed...

:eek: !!!!!
So freakin cool!

Yes I missed it the first time around. :roflmao2:
09-29-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,241
Posted By merziac

Yep, that article is from BQ and I never figured...

Yep, that article is from BQ and I never figured out how to link it or get it here. ;)
09-28-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,654
Posted By merziac

:thumb: It also keeps those stamped looking...

:thumb: It also keeps those stamped looking dropouts from looking like, well stamped looking dropouts. ;)
09-28-20, 02:56 PM
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Posted By merziac

Maybe so but nobody else's call but the owners. ;)

Maybe so but nobody else's call but the owners. ;)
09-28-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By merziac

:thumb: You're welcome and welcome aboard, glad...

:thumb: You're welcome and welcome aboard, glad you found us, we love this stuff, its what we do. :thumb:

You can go around and comment on anything you want and also should respond to all reply's...
09-28-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 355
Posted By merziac

Hate to tell ya but you have a miracle setup...

Hate to tell ya but you have a miracle setup right now if those fenders play nice even most of the time, I would not upset that setup.

Many here could never achieve those lines, let alone have...
09-28-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By merziac

You need 10 posts, 5 X 2 days to post pics,...

You need 10 posts, 5 X 2 days to post pics, anti-spam, security measure.
09-28-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By merziac

There's an orphan NDS crank arm on efbay right...

There's an orphan NDS crank arm on efbay right now.

It has the logo like the other hub so not a match for my crank or it would be on its way to me already. ;)
09-28-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 660
Posted By merziac

Quality like beauty can be in the eye of the...

Quality like beauty can be in the eye of the beholder and very subjective depending on your knowledge, experience, likes, dislikes and so much else.

A good example is chrome socks and lugs, from...
09-28-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By merziac

Tx, I'll keep it in mind. THE MAN, in black....

Tx, I'll keep it in mind.

THE MAN, in black. :love:

Been listening to Johnny since the 2nd grade when "Boy named Sue" came out. ;)
09-28-20, 03:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 660
Posted By merziac

It depends on where you decide your aleagences...

It depends on where you decide your aleagences lie, many here like both, all of the above and much in between.

It can be apples and oranges, I have everything from a 1958 Paramount to a 2020...
09-28-20, 01:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,053
Posted By merziac

Excellent, I'll take bending over road rash any...

Excellent, I'll take bending over road rash any day, especially if they can be bent back. ;)
09-28-20, 12:34 AM
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Posted By merziac

Dave Moulton also built these from about 79 to 83...

Dave Moulton also built these from about 79 to 83 so....
09-28-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By merziac

Yep, good eye and matters not on this, mainly...

Yep, good eye and matters not on this, mainly just period correct place holder if I get there, also have plenty of other usable just as correct rings.

There's a long way to go, can't imagine I...
09-28-20, 12:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 445
Posted By merziac

Classtime Its mostly about luck IME, and you...

Classtime

Its mostly about luck IME, and you have to be ready to jump which can be hard to do if you're not sure what to look for.

You say 50's which is a good start but many of them were hard...
09-27-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By merziac

Yep, got the needle, now for the haystack, we'll...

Yep, got the needle, now for the haystack, we'll see. ;)
09-27-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,053
Posted By merziac

Nice work, is there rash too? I have a...

Nice work, is there rash too?

I have a couple that will need to be hammered and tweaked back into shape, any more pics of before and/or the process? ;)
09-27-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By merziac

No idea, looks like the one letter could be...

No idea, looks like the one letter could be backwards lower case "a" too but still no help. ;)

Gonna show us the rest of it? :foo:

Despite lots of info here, you know we wanna see it...
09-27-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 33,473
Posted By merziac

Love that setup, you know you should have been...

Love that setup, you know you should have been wearing a Langlitz, right? ;)
09-27-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 355
Posted By merziac

We need pics, good ones and lots of them as...

We need pics, good ones and lots of them as always and you're only 3 posts away, so respond to each post and reply here.

There's always something helpful to see in pics, saying this or that will...
09-27-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By merziac

Tx, yep, originally got it for the steel...

Tx, yep, originally got it for the steel Magistroni rings as they fit most all the 3 arm steel cranks and I have a complete crank with alloy rings.

I used that on the 58 Paramount for awhile with...
09-27-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 33,473
Posted By merziac

Not very creative, but..... ...

Not very creative, but.....

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/crusty_legnano_004_0d31e10b941d3262ea3299fe72109a7ac017b153.jpg...
09-27-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By merziac

This is how it starts, Legnano content.

Got this Legnano DS crank and pedal for fun, maybe the Magistroni rings OR maybe the whole bike, just need to find a big frame or whole bike, cheap. ;)

Aside from being crusty, its in great shape,...
09-27-20, 03:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,887
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Seconded, absolutely agree although I am...

:thumb: Seconded, absolutely agree although I am not particularly flush with them, they are an excellent value now and then.

Stellar quality at any pricepoint but especially the midrange, great...
09-27-20, 03:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By merziac

Yep, BINGO, PITA DO screws, that was quick. :) ...

Yep, BINGO, PITA DO screws, that was quick. :)

Brought up by the recent DO spring and screw thread. ;)

I firmly believe they don't get proper maintenance/attention because of this. :twitchy:
...
09-27-20, 02:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By merziac

Whats this for?

Pop quiz ;)


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/more_pedals_035_6509d7a5e199187f69fa572c43064b2845bf2e95.jpg...
09-27-20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,798
Posted By merziac

obrentharris I knew the silence was...

obrentharris

I knew the silence was deafening. ;)

Great work, glad you got it sorted. :thumb:
09-26-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,053
Posted By merziac

iab So cool, me too. I really like to...

iab

So cool, me too.

I really like to revive them, many are tough to begin with and seem to respond well to clean up and massage even when pretty bad off.

And I feel like an amateur, I don't...
09-26-20, 03:16 PM
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Views: 317
Posted By merziac

Width?

Width?
09-26-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,053
Posted By merziac

Bump for the weekend. Come on lets see some...

Bump for the weekend.

Come on lets see some more. ;)
09-26-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,378
Posted By merziac

rootboy Have a grade school buddy that...

rootboy

Have a grade school buddy that worked at Proto tool here in Milwaukie OR years ago.

He got in good with the chroming guys and had some things done that were the best I've ever seen,...
09-26-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,068
Posted By merziac

The pick is key, I use a right angle and scribe...

The pick is key, I use a right angle and scribe the threads clean mm by mm with a twisting motion that often almost fixes many buggered threads just doing that.

Once that is done, threading the...
09-26-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 58,300
Views: 8,514,355
Posted By merziac

Yike's! :crash: 2 should have been worth at...

Yike's! :crash:

2 should have been worth at least that but I think these have summited their long run for the most part, they just don't seem to bring the good money they used to. :foo:

That...
09-25-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 58,300
Views: 8,514,355
Posted By merziac

Better be for $1K ask, COVID tax or no, I wish...

Better be for $1K ask, COVID tax or no, I wish him luck. ;)

And yes, it appears to be a fine specimen.
09-25-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,106
Posted By merziac

This has already been resolved, cups and spindle...

This has already been resolved, cups and spindle don't match, we drilled down hard on the bearing cages way back in the thread.
09-25-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,053
Posted By merziac

And more of the next round. More Campy...

And more of the next round.

More Campy Record something, imagine that.

...
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