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Forum: Framebuilders
07-11-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 318
Posted By duanedr

yes, the canti holders are 'keyed' so they stay...

yes, the canti holders are 'keyed' so they stay in phase but the 2 set screws on top when loosened allows them to expand/contract and rotate. then when the posts are sitting on the tube as desired,...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-10-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 318
Posted By duanedr

Nova has this set up in stock but I think you...

Nova has this set up in stock but I think you will still need to get the Hammill T-squares (fr & rear) as well: Canti Jig (https://www.cycle-frames.com/NOVA-CANT-BOSS-JIG.html)
Forum: Framebuilders
06-04-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By duanedr

Yes, I agree, I was just saying there are folks...

Yes, I agree, I was just saying there are folks commenting on that pump and indicating what they would change and you might gain some insights into ways to make the first iteration the best it can...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-03-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By duanedr

These folks beat you to the punch: seatpost...

These folks beat you to the punch:
seatpost pump (https://www.rei.com/product/100567/topeak-ninja-seatpost-pump)

Scanning the comments of that link will prompt you on ways to optimize it further....
Forum: Framebuilders
05-20-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 712
Posted By duanedr

I have used these on a couple bikes and they were...

I have used these on a couple bikes and they were easy to work with and there are many configurations so if at some point you wanted to switch to non-TA or single speed or whatever it's pretty easy. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-09-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,460
Posted By duanedr

If the weight, fit and ride are what I wanted, I...

If the weight, fit and ride are what I wanted, I wouldn't worry about whether it's 853 or not. It wouldn't have a discernable effect on the ride - especially with our new fat tires. Also, speculating...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-08-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By duanedr

That's right, they have round ports. It's been a...

That's right, they have round ports. It's been a while since I looked at them but they struck me as a good idea given the trend to wider tires on all bikes.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-07-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By duanedr

In the framebuilding section on the herse site,...

In the framebuilding section on the herse site, Jan has a BB shell with the CS sockets splayed slightly more than typical road BB. Not sure how the other angles line up to your needs but I've been...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-22-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,597
Posted By duanedr

Jennifer makes jewelry quality head badges or...

Jennifer makes jewelry quality head badges or quite simple ones. And she's great to work with.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-13-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,083
Posted By duanedr

Congratulations Doug. A very good reason to put...

Congratulations Doug. A very good reason to put the torch down!
Forum: Framebuilders
03-08-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,223
Posted By duanedr

I found a tapered hand reamer that works really...

I found a tapered hand reamer that works really well for enlarging boss holes, cleaning up ends of fork blades other similar jobs.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-04-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By duanedr

Gus Salmon Decals seems to have production decals...

Gus Salmon Decals seems to have production decals for existing brands. https://www.velocals.com/ Velocals also has production decals. You don't say who the builder was.

I use Reid Design here...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-04-20, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By duanedr

EXACTLY my point! I literally take photos of my...

EXACTLY my point! I literally take photos of my work while it's still hot and then look at it through my phone. I find low spots, shorelines that have receded a bit and other little things that I...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-03-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By duanedr

Looks good! Get a little dab at the top on the...

Looks good! Get a little dab at the top on the right where the bar meets the seatstay - just to complete the fillet. I find taking pictures and looking at my work through pictures help me see it...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-15-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,761
Posted By duanedr

I agree with Eric on both points - you don't need...

I agree with Eric on both points - you don't need to use them but keep the stays away from the slot in any case.

As a counterpoint, I received a gift of a few boxes of various tubing. The...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-13-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,265
Posted By duanedr

Make sure you get the one with the roach storage...

Make sure you get the one with the roach storage space at the end!
Forum: Framebuilders
02-11-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,265
Posted By duanedr

I think that will be very nice. Plenty of weight...

I think that will be very nice. Plenty of weight to put pressure on it if you need to and easy to swap in other fixtures like a fork alignment system or stem fixture etc.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-08-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By duanedr

Bill was instrumental in my learning. I took him...

Bill was instrumental in my learning. I took him some of my first joints and he just laughed. Wrong flux, wrong filler, wrong torch and something about my momma dressing me funny. Anyway, he was...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-31-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,265
Posted By duanedr

Yes, very much good enough. I'd guess that's...

Yes, very much good enough. I'd guess that's identical to the table I have.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-30-20, 01:02 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,265
Posted By duanedr

Interesting. I wasn't really concerned about...

Interesting. I wasn't really concerned about stability in terms of it making a 'flat' surface for measuring but it sounds like you're saying it won't even hold together! I have a hundred or so...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-29-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,265
Posted By duanedr

I believe it's about 8 inches wide and 24 -28...

I believe it's about 8 inches wide and 24 -28 inches long. I'm going off of memory but I don't think that's far off and it's certainly smaller than the 16x35 mentioned. the nice thing about the...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-27-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By duanedr

$400 seems to be at the low end at least for...

$400 seems to be at the low end at least for Igleheart.

Igleheart ? Custom Frames and Forks (http://igleheartcustomframesandforks.com/home.php#forks)
Forum: Framebuilders
01-25-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,265
Posted By duanedr

HA! That is one half of a downtube wrap decal.

HA! That is one half of a downtube wrap decal.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-24-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,265
Posted By duanedr

Here's a picture of my set up as I was drilling...

Here's a picture of my set up as I was drilling it. You can see the puddle of water contained by plumber's putty to keep the bit cool and grinding through. If I was to have a benchtop drill press, I...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-24-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,265
Posted By duanedr

I have a 3'x4'x4" granite plate and drilling the...

I have a 3'x4'x4" granite plate and drilling the granite isn't difficult at all - probably took me 90 minutes to figure out the set up, drill the hole and clean up. I set my drill press up so the...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-21-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 973
Posted By duanedr

That's nicely done! A couple things that come to...

That's nicely done! A couple things that come to mind:
1- a top nut that has handles is nice as you can hold the frame with one hand and give the handle a swing and the weight will carry it down...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-08-20, 02:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,116
Posted By duanedr

I just got one of the 'Framebuilder Sets' from...

I just got one of the 'Framebuilder Sets' from Paige and they are more stable and easier to light than the Victor TEN tips. I haven't tried fillet brazing with them yet.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-30-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,761
Posted By duanedr

Yes, the hole at the bottom of the slot. The...

Yes, the hole at the bottom of the slot. The first drilling is a hole in the sleeve before brazing. I used the hole in the sleeve to add filler and then had to complete the hole in the actual tube...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-28-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,761
Posted By duanedr

What you show is how I do most of my non-lugged...

What you show is how I do most of my non-lugged frames.

I have tried drilling a TT vent hole and pucker hole in the sleeve before brazing it to the ST. I could then use those holes to add filler...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-12-19, 02:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By duanedr

So jealous. :cry:

So jealous. :cry:
Forum: Framebuilders
12-12-19, 01:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,225
Posted By duanedr

Drop is what I use to set my fixture. BB height...

Drop is what I use to set my fixture. BB height is what I design around - based on crank length, wheel size, tires (smallest), pedal type, terrain (most extreme) and rider type.



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Forum: Framebuilders
12-12-19, 01:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By duanedr

With my bikes (steel, non-TIG welded), I require...

With my bikes (steel, non-TIG welded), I require a flourish on the HT ends (and ST end). It makes the frame look finished. When the tube just ends, it looks like the frame was made to hit a price...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-09-19, 01:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By duanedr

Don't get me wrong. A production...

Don't get me wrong. A production Specialized/Trek/Giant in the $2-4000 range represents amazing value if a 54-58cm size range bike fits you. They are well designed and engineered and ride really...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-08-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By duanedr

Not to mention that road/gravel bikes generally...

Not to mention that road/gravel bikes generally have around 45mm of offset as well.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-08-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By duanedr

I think your theory is valid. The underlying...

I think your theory is valid. The underlying reasoning might not be what you expect though.

You can see how bikes from the '60s compare to bikes from the early 2000's for a specific type of...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-07-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By duanedr

I agree with Nessism. Having said that... ...

I agree with Nessism. Having said that...

Of course someone has done this! It was (cleverly) called the Frame Geometry Project!! Looks like the most recent bike was 2008 Rivendells.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-21-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,141
Posted By duanedr

I recently saw somewhere that Joe is working on a...

I recently saw somewhere that Joe is working on a frame fixture otherwise he would take on the brake fixture. I also saw that PVD is working on one with some other folks.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-10-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,217
Posted By duanedr

HAHA, that's exactly what I was thinking -...

HAHA, that's exactly what I was thinking - Bontrager was a TIG guy so, why is he studying fillet brazing? <wink>
Forum: Framebuilders
11-08-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,217
Posted By duanedr

I can't find it right now but, Bontrager did a...

I can't find it right now but, Bontrager did a study of fillet size and joint strength. What most of us consider a 'correct sized' fillet is much larger than what he found to be optimal. My...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-08-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,217
Posted By duanedr

Serotta is an example of there being points at 3...

Serotta is an example of there being points at 3 and 9 o'clock on the DT and scoops at 6 and 12 o'clock. Notice it's also a nice place to put a visible 'S' so Serotta's design could also be marketing...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-06-19, 01:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,055
Posted By duanedr

YES!! Very jealous. I have been working on a...

YES!! Very jealous. I have been working on a vacation for the family to the lovely shores of Michigan City for 5+ years!! One can dream....
Forum: Framebuilders
11-03-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By duanedr

Thanks. I look forward to seeing Grant tear it up...

Thanks. I look forward to seeing Grant tear it up at the velodrome next summer!
Forum: Framebuilders
10-24-19, 01:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By duanedr

HA! I recently replaced a seattube that I tried...

HA! I recently replaced a seattube that I tried reaming with an adjustable reamer and messed up. Cruel...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-26-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,290
Posted By duanedr

Did the manufacturer say why this isn't covered...

Did the manufacturer say why this isn't covered under warrantee?
Forum: Framebuilders
09-23-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,042
Posted By duanedr

He's always taken donations but the latest...

He's always taken donations but the latest version (4.0.xx) has reasonable Pro and an Amateur licensing fees structure.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-23-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,875
Posted By duanedr

Agreed. As I say, there are many factors that...

Agreed. As I say, there are many factors that affect the flex characteristics of a bike. I limited my answer to an analysis of the DT just as an example. I built 2 identical framesets other than the...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-22-19, 01:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,875
Posted By duanedr

I think the crux of your question is whether the...

I think the crux of your question is whether the proposed tubing is too flexible or not. Aside from the issues of heat and joining thin walled tubing and annealing HT tubing etc. I can add this:
...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-09-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,040
Posted By duanedr

I agree, it is a bit odd but after I enter my...

I agree, it is a bit odd but after I enter my frame tube specs, I go to the Geometry tab and click 'import frame' in the left hand nav, it syncs everything up.

I think having reach and stack on...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-07-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,040
Posted By duanedr

Given details in the question, I assume you're...

Given details in the question, I assume you're using 4.0.xx. I see the same thing. I hadn't noticed this but I don't really use stack/reach.

There is an intended workflow in 4.0 it seems. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-06-19, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By duanedr

For a newbie/ first frameset, a carbon fork is a...

For a newbie/ first frameset, a carbon fork is a good idea (IMO). Especially if you're asking questions about dropouts and how to attach them. Steel forks are also heavy so, this is a good place to...
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