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Forum: Framebuilders
10-17-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 27,841
Posted By unterhausen

TI cycles has some nice parts...

TI cycles has some nice parts https://www.ticycles.com/ticycletubes
Forum: Framebuilders
10-17-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 50
Posted By unterhausen

Also available from Ceeway, Nova, Framebuilder...

Also available from Ceeway, Nova, Framebuilder supply, etc
Replies: 9
Views: 1,945
Posted By unterhausen

as covered ad infinitum, he can't post pictures...

as covered ad infinitum, he can't post pictures yet.
Replies: 9
Views: 1,945
Posted By unterhausen

looks like a nice bike, but the frame on the OP...

looks like a nice bike, but the frame on the OP bike is bent, so someone would have to want the parts. I would say one in good condition might sell for $50, but nobody wants it.

This thread was...
10-17-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By unterhausen

I re-read your post and see that nobody has...

I re-read your post and see that nobody has addressed this. There is no separate ground and neutral. If there is a neutral connection on the dyno, it is also shorted to the frame.
You can use...
10-16-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By unterhausen

I think I would call it the "return" rather than...

I think I would call it the "return" rather than ground or earth. But people are used to power and ground, so that's easier for companies to call it that. The current has to go somewhere, it goes...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 782
Posted By unterhausen

fusion is free for hobbyists. I think you have...

fusion is free for hobbyists. I think you have to get a new license every year. It had been the full version, but too many companies were cheating, so they are limiting it in ways that probably...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 782
Posted By unterhausen

Fusion 360 is free. I got a free Solidworks...

Fusion 360 is free. I got a free Solidworks license last year, but it appears they have made it a lot harder to get one, at least for me. Have to get it through a makerspace. I was thinking about...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By unterhausen

I am curious what the people that build with TIG...

I am curious what the people that build with TIG do. Certainly there are a number of builders that have some method that doesn't involve bending the stays.

Heating the outside of the stays when...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By unterhausen

Never thought about doing the different sides in...

Never thought about doing the different sides in order. I'm sure I always do the acute side last just because. Now I wonder if doing the acute side first would be better. Trying to think about how...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-14-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By unterhausen

it's a pain, isn't it? You can try witch wanding...

it's a pain, isn't it? You can try witch wanding it back, heat the outside of the stays, not too much heat. When I put bridges on, I finish up by heating the outside of the stays, but you can do it...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-14-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By unterhausen

OP might be talking about a fork fixture? ...

OP might be talking about a fork fixture?

Misumi does a nice job with extrusions.
Replies: 256
Views: 23,079
Posted By unterhausen

I rode the Eastern PA populaire yesterday. Got...

I rode the Eastern PA populaire yesterday. Got the hardest part of earning a RUSA cup out of the way early
10-13-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 427
Posted By unterhausen

If someone can't find something to comment about...

If someone can't find something to comment about 5 times a day for 2 days, they are self censoring too much.

As someone that has spent hours deleting spam as fast as I could back when these new...
10-11-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 396
Posted By unterhausen

not really meeting the requirements, but I bought...

not really meeting the requirements, but I bought an aluminum ulock just for appearances sake. Might as well have bought a plastic one, it turns out the lock cylinder is horrible. The lock picking...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-11-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 782
Posted By unterhausen

I'm sure any casting house offering services like...

I'm sure any casting house offering services like this would batch up until it was worthwhile to cast. But from the customer side, Shapeways casting service will do only one small part. The lead...
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By unterhausen

does it have a tubing sticker or any decals? Is...

does it have a tubing sticker or any decals? Is the headbadge attached with screws?

I worked there in '77. I don't remember fully understanding what the serial numbers meant. There was a list we...
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By unterhausen

$50-$100, if you can figure out what the axle to...

$50-$100, if you can figure out what the axle to crown (A-C) measurement is. The blog post pretty much identifies the fork as a Taiwanese production fork, but yours is in very good condition.

...
10-11-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By unterhausen

that might be better than the original.

that might be better than the original.
10-11-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 731
Posted By unterhausen

it's quite possible they have multiple teams...

it's quite possible they have multiple teams writing software, and the watch people know what they are doing.

My friend with the iOS and 830 reports that he has to have the app running to get...
10-10-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 731
Posted By unterhausen

so far, the requirement that the app be running...

so far, the requirement that the app be running checks out. I have not been running it because I find all the notifications annoying. And starting it up when I start a ride hasn't occurred to me. ...
Replies: 256
Views: 23,079
Posted By unterhausen

When I feel negative about randonneuring, it's...

When I feel negative about randonneuring, it's because I need to eat :) A lot of times during a ride I will see someone mowing their yard and wish I was home mowing my yard. I think that happens...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,707
Posted By unterhausen

I'm a bit embarrassed to admit the first thing I...

I'm a bit embarrassed to admit the first thing I noticed was that the wheel would rub on the brake shoes under certain conditions. The axle doesn't turn all that well, but is really loose. I'm...
10-10-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,294
Posted By unterhausen

My first experience with centerlock didn't go...

My first experience with centerlock didn't go well. It looked like a Shimano BB bearing wrench should work, but it didn't get the ring tight enough. Kept coming loose. I finally got a better tool...
10-10-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By unterhausen

I think all of the bikes you list will be...

I think all of the bikes you list will be durable. There are always bad frames, no matter what the manufacturer. So service and support are probably the best measures of quality. Giant makes tons...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-10-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 782
Posted By unterhausen

it would be great if you could design your own...

it would be great if you could design your own lugs and get them cast. I don't think that anyone will start a business like that, but you never know. It does seem like it's something that can be...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,707
Posted By unterhausen

I finally had the 3n72(?) die on me. I'm not...

I finally had the 3n72(?) die on me. I'm not sure if I can resurrect it. I suppose I should have overhauled the bearings back in 2011 when this thread was current. It was used when I bought it and...
10-08-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 731
Posted By unterhausen

you're going to make me read the manual, aren't...

you're going to make me read the manual, aren't you? A friend pointed out I don't get any texts because nobody likes me. He forgot about CVS
Forum: Framebuilders
10-08-19, 05:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 782
Posted By unterhausen

I'm not sure there is a lost wax printer, but...

I'm not sure there is a lost wax printer, but people do "lost pla" casting. I was experimenting with headbadges that way. I'm not sure a lug would pass the design tests.

ETA: it's expensive, but...
10-07-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 374
Posted By unterhausen

I am using a Centurion Semipro on my kickr. I...

I am using a Centurion Semipro on my kickr. I guess it was already spread to 130 by a previous owner. Only problem I have had was the bike falling off of the trainer, but that stopped once I put a...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-06-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By unterhausen

I've always wondered how to get dimes with fillet...

I've always wondered how to get dimes with fillet brazing, is it the small flame method? Might be fun occasionally, but I would rather have smooth fillets that don't require much in the way of...
10-06-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 731
Posted By unterhausen

Well, that blows my theory that bluetooth...

Well, that blows my theory that bluetooth problems are only on iOS :)

My 830 seems to upload my rides no problem, although I haven't figured out how. But it seems like it is over bluetooth through...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-06-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By unterhausen

Yes, he really has a lot of nice tools, some of...

Yes, he really has a lot of nice tools, some of which I hadn't seen before this thread. There is a vacuum now that Anvil is no more.

Only thing I wonder about is the name, there is (was?) a Cobra...
10-06-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 731
Posted By unterhausen

Just curious, do you have an Android or iOS...

Just curious, do you have an Android or iOS phone?

I'm not sure I have ever gotten a text on my bike, I should ask someone to send me one.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-05-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By unterhausen

the low melting point silver solders have low...

the low melting point silver solders have low silver content. I think plumbers and hvac techs use 15-20 percent. Depending on what you are brazing/soldering, typical frame silver 45% or 56% can...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-05-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By unterhausen

those practice joints look good. In the...

those practice joints look good.

In the U.S., you can just buy LFB from Cycles Design, or Gasflux C-04 and it will work fine. I bought some LFB from the local welding supply and it was not great....
10-05-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By unterhausen

I know someone that uses a Topeak Barxtender...

I know someone that uses a Topeak Barxtender https://www.topeak.com/global/en/products/ridecase---panocomputer-mount/209-barxtender-
Depends on how low your bag goes. I use a randonneur front rack...
10-04-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,207
Posted By unterhausen

I bought an MTB a few years ago. A few years...

I bought an MTB a few years ago. A few years before that, I bought a fatbike. If I was going to buy anything else, it would be a gravel bike, but I don't think I will. I spend plenty of money at...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-03-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By unterhausen

so your first shot at this was on a frame? Can...

so your first shot at this was on a frame? Can you see if there is any internal fillet?
Forum: Framebuilders
10-03-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,903
Posted By unterhausen

how long has it taken you? If you bought the...

how long has it taken you? If you bought the tubes retail back in the '70s, then you win. But my travel bike that I just finished was started in 2010. And I'm not quite done with a frame I started...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-03-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By unterhausen

some mills have a nut that can be split to get...

some mills have a nut that can be split to get rid of backlash. My lathe had that built in, there was a floating nut and a nut cast into the cross slide. When I got it, the only thing driving the...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-02-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,903
Posted By unterhausen

a steerer cutting guide will work

a steerer cutting guide will work
10-02-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,284
Posted By unterhausen

every time I see this thread at the top, I think...

every time I see this thread at the top, I think about how my goals for an ebike are to get less exercise.
10-02-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,076
Posted By unterhausen

I really don't like flop. I guess nobody stands...

I really don't like flop. I guess nobody stands to pedal anymore.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-02-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By unterhausen

Open to the public. there aren't any shows in...

Open to the public. there aren't any shows in your area that I know of. NAHBS moves around the country. People travel quite a ways to get to the Philly show and NAHBS. Seems like there are shows...
10-02-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,163
Posted By unterhausen

yes, I have one of those for my SON hubs with...

yes, I have one of those for my SON hubs with spade connectors. It is very nice.

I was struggling with the connector on my SP hub the other day, they can be a bit tight if left on for a long...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-01-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,345
Posted By unterhausen

people are using cantis on 14mm stays, so I...

people are using cantis on 14mm stays, so I wouldn't worry about 16mm stays.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-01-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By unterhausen

I might live with the bosses if they are clocked...

I might live with the bosses if they are clocked a little (C and D), but they have to be parallel to the wheel. They don't show a dimension for perpendicularity from the stay/fork blade, is there...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-01-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By unterhausen

took me a while to understand that picture, but...

took me a while to understand that picture, but if all the angles are zero it meets the spec. They are not suggesting the bosses be angled, they are giving limits to how bad they can be.
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By unterhausen

that's inflation for you, when people used to...

that's inflation for you, when people used to post valuation questions in the CnV forum, the answer was always $5.
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