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Forum: Framebuilders
07-09-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By Canaboo

What scenario causes these failures?

What scenario causes these failures?
Forum: Framebuilders
07-04-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 306
Posted By Canaboo

It would have been interesting if you had cut...

It would have been interesting if you had cut well up from where you thought the leading end of the dropout would reach and then cut slices from there back to see how far up the brazing was reaching.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-04-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 306
Posted By Canaboo

A builder would need x-ray vision coupled with...

A builder would need x-ray vision coupled with experience to know that material was completely joining over the full length of the insertion. I've cur up a lot of joints and few of them are perfect...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-28-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Canaboo

You could just roll it out yourself and touch it...

You could just roll it out yourself and touch it up.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-18-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By Canaboo

The problem is that tubing is basically not...

The problem is that tubing is basically not available in that interior dimension.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-11-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 889
Posted By Canaboo

Could you tap the pump end to a presta thread or...

Could you tap the pump end to a presta thread or tap the pump end to fit a schrader thread and then use an adapter to link to a presta?
Forum: Framebuilders
06-05-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 889
Posted By Canaboo

Making a long slim pump is rather simple. I...

Making a long slim pump is rather simple. I would just make one from aluminum that is close to the length of the inside space from the interior of the seatposr to bottom bracket and have it butt up...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-29-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,280
Posted By Canaboo

It won't if the tolerance is as sloppy as you say...

It won't if the tolerance is as sloppy as you say and you use a harder wax as a release agent. Remember molds are coated with wax before composites are laid in them and the epoxy does not get...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-29-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,280
Posted By Canaboo

You'll still need to clean the area very well to...

You'll still need to clean the area very well to get the epoxy to stick to bare metal.. That will also require scoring the surface somewhat. I'll repeat what I said about waxing the headset...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-21-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,280
Posted By Canaboo

Using filled epoxy in this type of application is...

Using filled epoxy in this type of application is very common. Plenty of specialty epoxies available just for this purpose.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-21-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By Canaboo

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I don't like the idea of just bolts holding on the insert so I make the receiver ...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-20-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By Canaboo

Why not use their modular droputs? You could...

Why not use their modular droputs? You could just replace the whole dropout. A pair is not that expensive.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-19-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,280
Posted By Canaboo

Using epoxy doesn't mean you have to glue the...

Using epoxy doesn't mean you have to glue the headset cup in place. Wax it well and then press it into the smeared in epoxy and then wipe off the excess. It will pop up if need be.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-19-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,280
Posted By Canaboo

Just do the Epoxy filler trick and call it good.

Just do the Epoxy filler trick and call it good.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-06-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,059
Posted By Canaboo

And yet still require manually wrenching...

And yet still require manually wrenching everything into line after and doing so much hand detailing after. I imagined it would all be mostly machines.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-03-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By Canaboo

How is it joined?

How is it joined?
Forum: Framebuilders
04-28-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Canaboo

What is the material?

What is the material?
Forum: Framebuilders
04-21-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 885
Posted By Canaboo

If you follow any composite part forums you'll...

If you follow any composite part forums you'll see that pinholes and voids are the bane of that hobby. It would be interesting to know how frequently bike parts come out of a mold with zero surface...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-19-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 885
Posted By Canaboo

An air pocket would do that too..

An air pocket would do that too..
Forum: Framebuilders
04-19-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 885
Posted By Canaboo

Carbon can't 'dent" without actually being...

Carbon can't 'dent" without actually being crushed. If the paint is covering little divots it sounds more like voids which were there before..
Forum: Framebuilders
04-13-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By Canaboo

I wouldn't hesitate to drill a slightly...

I wouldn't hesitate to drill a slightly undersized hole a bit farther back and then cut the slot to it with a hacksaw and then clean it up with files.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-20-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By Canaboo

A file could likely solve this.

A file could likely solve this.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-20-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By Canaboo

Too much knowledge is a bad thing. Most people...

Too much knowledge is a bad thing. Most people couldn't even tell the difference after the bikes are built up..
Forum: Framebuilders
03-18-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By Canaboo

Don't they still need mitered to join the larger...

Don't they still need mitered to join the larger tube?
Forum: Framebuilders
03-07-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By Canaboo

Get a pencil and a big piece of paper. You...

Get a pencil and a big piece of paper. You should be set with that.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-26-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By Canaboo

Lie it on its side and build a barrier around...

Lie it on its side and build a barrier around the crack with play dough or similar before you pour the glue.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-26-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By Canaboo

The repair pencils have some sort of bonding ...

The repair pencils have some sort of bonding capacity.

With a crack like the one pictured an adequate amount of epoxy will flow in with just gravity and wicking. Unless the split actually...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-26-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By Canaboo

You can just fill it with suoerglue. Boo...

You can just fill it with suoerglue.

Boo bicycles is starting to run into cracking problems with some of their frames and even have a how to repair splits with minwax pencils and nailpolish.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-30-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By Canaboo

You'll see plenty of slotted stays with the...

You'll see plenty of slotted stays with the dropout tab protruding out of line. Some of them may be perfectly in line. It's a finishing detail to file the excess points off and blend them in a...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-21-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,327
Posted By Canaboo

What sort of template are you looking for?

What sort of template are you looking for?
Forum: Framebuilders
11-05-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By Canaboo

Delrin spacers are actually available it turn out.

Delrin spacers are actually available it turn out.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-31-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By Canaboo

From a plastic supplier: Delrin behaves like...

From a plastic supplier:

Delrin behaves like most engineering materials in that as temperature increases, elongation increases and strength decreases. Delrin has a tensile strength at room...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-12-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,536
Posted By Canaboo

Good to see some bamboo stuff happening on here...

Good to see some bamboo stuff happening on here again. Your chainstay idea sounds overly complicated. You can just find bamboo that has grown in a flat oval shape and bend it with a heat gun.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-07-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,359
Posted By Canaboo

Probably more affordable to use carbon or bamboo...

Probably more affordable to use carbon or bamboo instead of steel.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-06-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,269
Posted By Canaboo

You need to provide more info. Is this a new...

You need to provide more info. Is this a new development? Some bikes are designed like this.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-28-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,084
Posted By Canaboo

I doubt you'll find anyone willing to take that...

I doubt you'll find anyone willing to take that on. You could try doing it yourself if you can separate it and re-do the glue and pins.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-25-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,980
Posted By Canaboo

The actual hole in the grommet is still small,...

The actual hole in the grommet is still small, regardless of the dimensions.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-24-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,980
Posted By Canaboo

Depends on the hole in the frame.

Depends on the hole in the frame.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,980
Posted By Canaboo

Is this going to be a modified frame or are you...

Is this going to be a modified frame or are you starting from scratch? Reinforcing the area seems to be a good idea. I would think if the initial hole in the frame is a hair larger and then the...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,980
Posted By Canaboo

What material are you using? I have made the...

What material are you using? I have made the holes for a bamboo frame by using carbon as the base. The grommets were slightly oval in shape so I just drilled small hole and finessed the fit...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-25-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,341
Posted By Canaboo

What are the lugs from Nova like?

What are the lugs from Nova like?
Forum: Framebuilders
05-09-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,026
Posted By Canaboo

Why not go under the top tube?

Why not go under the top tube?
Forum: Framebuilders
04-20-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,104
Posted By Canaboo

Squirt a bit of expanding foam in every spot you...

Squirt a bit of expanding foam in every spot you can.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-12-19, 04:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,909
Posted By Canaboo

What does excess frame saver look like?

What does excess frame saver look like?
Forum: Framebuilders
03-22-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,366
Posted By Canaboo

Would a stripped thread repair compound hold up...

Would a stripped thread repair compound hold up in this application? Loctite makes one.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-16-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,757
Posted By Canaboo

Workable but not strong enough.. "Panda" used...

Workable but not strong enough.. "Panda" used this sort of idea but the lug was doubled so that there was an internal and external lug. The bottom bracket alone probably weighed more than a...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-16-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,757
Posted By Canaboo

The inside of bamboo is too soft to support that...

The inside of bamboo is too soft to support that sort of joint.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-15-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,757
Posted By Canaboo

I wouldn't use metal lugs with bamboo. Which...

I wouldn't use metal lugs with bamboo. Which ones have you seen that you consider '"too large"? Perhaps you can explain how you envision joining things.

Mitered and wrapped lug...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-01-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,342
Posted By Canaboo

The slope means nothing to the geometry really. ...

The slope means nothing to the geometry really. It's just highlighting a short head tube.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-31-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,342
Posted By Canaboo

The truth is that you can probably set the frame...

The truth is that you can probably set the frame up differently and put yourself in the same position as an '"deal" frame. The sloping top tube is largely visual because it appeals to the old...
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