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01-13-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,776
Posted By miamijim

BMX Museum in Sacramento. Awesome display of...

BMX Museum in Sacramento. Awesome display of 70's/80's BMX bikes.
12-26-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By miamijim

Run the biggest size tube you can. Undersized...

Run the biggest size tube you can. Undersized tubes, like an 18c in a 32c, have to stretch a lot to fill the tire. They can get very thin and stiff thus more susceptible to punctures. Kind of like...
12-24-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,318
Posted By miamijim

Welcome to Tampa 5 years ago. The market here...

Welcome to Tampa 5 years ago. The market here crashed and crashed hard. It was odd in that supply dried up almost overnight. There's still a few high end classics that show up but not like they...
12-07-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 602
Posted By miamijim

Oh, come on....side mounts FTW.

Oh, come on....side mounts FTW.
12-07-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,223
Posted By miamijim

I see what your seeing in regards to decal...

I see what your seeing in regards to decal placement. But, 1974 'Inoxydable' decals are very low on the seat tube. Prior to re-location of the '531' decal to the DT it was on the ST sometimes below...
12-07-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,479
Posted By miamijim

What wrk said in post #40...

What wrk said in post #40 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=40) makes a lot of sense and its something I've done in the past. Sometimes it can be profitable to...
12-07-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 602
Posted By miamijim

Is no freewheel. And that may be a UG/HG hub. ...

Is no freewheel. And that may be a UG/HG hub. September 1988 would make that a 1989 model year cassette.
12-06-19, 02:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,223
Posted By miamijim

Iíve seen every imaginable combination of fork...

Iíve seen every imaginable combination of fork crowns and lug sets. Some frames were built with mixed lug sets!! I have no doubts thats an original PX10 fork.

Iíd have to go through my pics but,...
11-25-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,135
Posted By miamijim

Have you ever had a cassette get so full of weeds...

Have you ever had a cassette get so full of weeds the chain skipped? It happens to me all the time here in Tampa. Clear all the weeds out it works fine. Same concept, when all the cruds cleaned away...
11-22-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,135
Posted By miamijim

There's a little truth to what he says. If a...

There's a little truth to what he says.

If a chain and cassette/freewheel are gunked up the gunk/dirt/grease/grime/oil takes up a tick small amount of space between the link/rollers/pins. Think...
11-22-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,479
Posted By miamijim

eBay fees on shipping: How its calculated ...

eBay fees on shipping: How its calculated

Its no secret that ebay charges a final value fee on shipping, I get it and have no issues. But how much is the fee? Its 10%. But what if you offer...
11-21-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,696
Posted By miamijim

Maybe not related but go to ebays home page,...

Maybe not related but go to ebays home page, scroll all the way down, click 'ebay sites' click country of interest.
11-21-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,696
Posted By miamijim

As of September 1st, 2019 eBay is in fact paying...

As of September 1st, 2019 eBay is in fact paying the State of Ohio. cliffnotes: All online marketplaces are considered the 'seller' and collect Ohio sales tax to paid to the State of Ohio.

A...
11-21-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,479
Posted By miamijim

FWIW combined fees all in, assuming free...

FWIW combined fees all in, assuming free listing/insertion is 13%. Same as it’s always been. So subtract 13% and then your shipping costs from the final sales price and that’s what you walk with.
...
11-21-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,479
Posted By miamijim

Itís 200 transactions and $20,000 through the...

Itís 200 transactions and $20,000 through the financial processor regardless of the sales platform. So, 200 transactions, 150 ebay, 20 FB, 10 BF, 20 back alley or wherever and $20,000 in sales. ...
11-21-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,479
Posted By miamijim

Shame on you for shill bidding Without...

Shame on you for shill bidding

Without looking it up, do you know the criteria for getting a 1099? I do, as I've gotten one before. And its NOT eBay your getting it from, your getting it from...
11-21-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,479
Posted By miamijim

1. "This is a used part, therefore, it is only...

1. "This is a used part, therefore, it is only reasonable to expect wide variety, nicks, scratches and other imperfections. The pictures provided very clearly depict the overall condition.

2. ...
11-21-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,696
Posted By miamijim

My favorite wild card was the * as you could...

My favorite wild card was the * as you could search mis-spelled items

Campag*
Peug*
*winn
11-21-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,479
Posted By miamijim

Eh. Everyone starts out at a (0) rating and ebay...

Eh. Everyone starts out at a (0) rating and ebay only lets you go down to like a -1 so why bother. I do FREE shipping to Continental U.S. International depends on the item. Sometimes its a pain...
11-21-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,479
Posted By miamijim

Like WRK, I only sell ''Buy Now' with FREE...

Like WRK, I only sell ''Buy Now' with FREE shipping.

Fee and expenses to me are kind of irrelevant. Here's why....

Say I have a Campy Super Record RD in 9/10 condition. I peruse 'completing...
11-19-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,985
Posted By miamijim

Sometimes that's a hassle. I don't have any...

Sometimes that's a hassle. I don't have any spare hubs, no wooden dowels etc.

I don't bother to block them anymore. Again, I'll update my 'how to pack a frame 101' thread with my revised...
11-19-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,985
Posted By miamijim

It was a private party sale so no eBay...

It was a private party sale so no eBay involvement, althought it wasn't, consider a 'craigslist' purchase in which both buyer and seller had Paypal accounts. Fortunately the buyer checked all the...
11-19-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,985
Posted By miamijim

Still waiting... but I think its built up...

Still waiting... but I think its built up already, it may not be to dingable.
11-19-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,985
Posted By miamijim

I had this exact conversation with the owner. If...

I had this exact conversation with the owner. If one were to cut off the lower section how different would it be from a vertical dropout? Differences for sure but what does the lower portion really...
11-18-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,985
Posted By miamijim

Haha...wish I could take the credit. A lot of it...

Haha...wish I could take the credit. A lot of it came directly from this thread, I was just an intermediary as the frames 1,000 miles away. I really like the '2 axle technique'. As a side note,...
11-18-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,985
Posted By miamijim

No doubt. Good point on the wrench tap....

No doubt. Good point on the wrench tap....
11-18-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,985
Posted By miamijim

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x1004/img_0211_3a2062ae2ab28912e2cd57475cc11d836aa7f0af.jpg...
11-18-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,985
Posted By miamijim

Pictures are out of order but.... A. Owner...

Pictures are out of order but....

A. Owner used a variation of the 2 axle technique to open dropout. RD hanger bolt was threaded in and tightened. Its hollow allowing for a screw driver to be...
11-04-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By miamijim

Mid 90's Answer Manitou bike catalogs?

Anyone copies around? Been searching for awhile now and coming up empty. Looking for anything 92-97 but probably 94-95 as the inner dropouts stamped '94'

Trying to ID a no decal hard tail mtb I...
11-03-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 486
Posted By miamijim

BTW 7 speed cassette hubs were available in both...

BTW 7 speed cassette hubs were available in both 126mm and 130mm which explains why the 7s hub fits. While opinions will vary, depending on the year, Chorus and Record may not be an upgrade.
11-03-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 486
Posted By miamijim

No. I prefer bikes with consistent parts...

No. I prefer bikes with consistent parts throughout. Back in the 80's and 90's groups were groups. Somewhere along the way manufacturers starting substituting individual parts.

But its not my...
11-03-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 486
Posted By miamijim

Record or nothing.

Record or nothing.
11-02-19, 02:59 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 28,480
Posted By miamijim

I ride 54/56ís but an impressive 73cm c2c passed...

I ride 54/56ís but an impressive 73cm c2c passed through my hands awhile back.
11-01-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 77,284
Posted By miamijim

Any way to add a new/second box into the mix? ...

Any way to add a new/second box into the mix? Looking to move a bunch of odds n ends. Not interested in being on a Ďlistí.
10-30-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,738
Posted By miamijim

Cant argue with that.

Cant argue with that.
10-30-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,738
Posted By miamijim

Prologue with Tange Prestige

Prologue with Tange Prestige
10-30-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,985
Posted By miamijim

As mentioned earlier Iím working remotely with...

As mentioned earlier Iím working remotely with the owner. We have a plan and are waiting to see if shipping insurance comes into play (highly unlikely but trying).

But yes, will post follow up...
10-28-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,985
Posted By miamijim

Great advice and in-line with how I've done them...

Great advice and in-line with how I've done them in the past. This is being done 'remotely' but I think we'll get it worked out. Definitely will add heat to the mix. Back in the day I'd hook the...
10-28-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,985
Posted By miamijim

Whatís the over/under on it snapping off? 50/50 ...

Whatís the over/under on it snapping off? 50/50
40/60 with 40 breaking?
60/40 with 60 breaking?
10-28-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,985
Posted By miamijim

I agree but at this point its too late.

I agree but at this point its too late.
10-28-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,985
Posted By miamijim

Crushed Campy dropout: How would you fix it?

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I know how I would go about it but how you go about it? Just looking...
10-27-19, 04:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By miamijim

Awesome framesets. I've owned a few. Cant go...

Awesome framesets. I've owned a few. Cant go wrong.
10-27-19, 04:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By miamijim

FS: PSA Peugeot and Lotus

PSA (Public Service Announcement) PawnMax, Tampa, FL, Fowler Ave.

Late 70's Peugeot UE8 Mens with all the 'E' spec stuff, fenders, lights, generator rack etc. Appears to be in very nice...
10-10-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,685
Posted By miamijim

So take a Sharpie or other similar marking device...

So take a Sharpie or other similar marking device and Ďmark upí the cartridge real good. Install as best possible and remove. Check cartridge for marks. Marks indicate obstruction,
10-09-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,685
Posted By miamijim

Alternate installation...start the adjusting cup...

Alternate installation...start the adjusting cup then install cartridge. Go back and forth but make sure the cartridge fully seats before the adjusting cup.

Sometimes cartridges will hit an...
07-30-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 365
Posted By miamijim

FS: braided SS derailleur cable

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1880x2000/0fd36b4e_0f5e_4d4f_8696_76614a5b69d8_00c9ba97c306941ae472024b168f9a38cae235ca.jpeg...
07-24-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,313
Posted By miamijim

Rule 1. Only buy what you know Rule 2. Only...

Rule 1. Only buy what you know
Rule 2. Only sell what you know.
07-23-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By miamijim

Prologue

Prologue
07-23-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By miamijim

Interesting. Can't say I have.

Interesting. Can't say I have.
07-23-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,787
Posted By miamijim

I searched his surname....either Southern...

I searched his surname....either Southern Germany/Rhineland or North Yorkshire. That's close to Scotland!!
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