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09-20-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 700
Posted By Glennfordx4

As a kid our bikes were our trucks and we hauled...

As a kid our bikes were our trucks and we hauled everything from lawn mowers to lumber for forts on them. The only thing I've carried as a adult is fishing gear and RC Boats to a few local ponds.
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09-15-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,355
Posted By Glennfordx4

I've built a few Hot Rod Schwinn's in the past, a...

I've built a few Hot Rod Schwinn's in the past, a Varsity that I sold and a Collegiate that I built for my best friend who asked me to tune it up lol. Both bikes were built from my mega parts stash...
Forum: Foo
08-25-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,843
Posted By Glennfordx4

Back when I bought my Char Broil getting parts...

Back when I bought my Char Broil getting parts wasn't a problem, the problem is their lifetime Warranty is good till you take the grill from the store then it's void, they suck lol.

Glenn
Forum: Foo
08-25-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,843
Posted By Glennfordx4

I also forgot to say that I will Never own a Char...

I also forgot to say that I will Never own a Char Broil grill ever again after the way I was treated by customer service, after owning one of there best grills $600 at the time. The burners and...
Forum: Foo
08-24-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,843
Posted By Glennfordx4

I am using the same grill as the op right now, my...

I am using the same grill as the op right now, my main grill is a Big Char-Griller that has a Propane, Charcoal & Smoker that my boss bought me for my Bday back in July 2012, at 225 lbs it got...
07-20-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 277,637
Posted By Glennfordx4

First, the RD was not indexing nor is the...

First, the RD was not indexing nor is the shifter, just about any old RD with a claw hanger will work for your needs like the Schwinn approved one you removed. If you can't find one local I am sure I...
07-16-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 314,049
Posted By Glennfordx4

Since March I have been building and flipping...

Since March I have been building and flipping bikes like never before ( 23 sold ) and about half were cheap beach cruisers, after working on two early 80's Murray Cruisers that in the end the frames...
07-16-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 803
Posted By Glennfordx4

I have over 18 claims that Shimano has taken care...

I have over 18 claims that Shimano has taken care of through the shop I work at and out of them none showed any problems and all came off bikes that were being used until other problems took the bike...
07-13-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Glennfordx4

I will take a look around, I had one of the newer...

I will take a look around, I had one of the newer Choppers that had the silver crank arms like that. I junked the frame but stripped it before I did, don't remember what I did with the cranks that...
07-13-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14,029
Views: 3,019,244
Posted By Glennfordx4

That is Kool, Lots of work there but it looks...

That is Kool, Lots of work there but it looks pretty complete. Pretty sure it was built by Murray, I would have loved to find it myself, I have a Murray Eliminator 3spd project I will get back to one...
07-09-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 593
Posted By Glennfordx4

Back in the day our Kmart sold all kinds of parts...

Back in the day our Kmart sold all kinds of parts for BMX bikes, I bought a lot of upgrades for my BMX bike there and now the price of those parts in the collecting world have gotten pretty pricey.
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06-30-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7,461
Views: 1,930,993
Posted By Glennfordx4

We have two pair of folding Sweetskinz Tires in...

We have two pair of folding Sweetskinz Tires in Camo that would look right at home on this, although you may never find your bike if you lean it up next to a tree lol.

Glenn
06-30-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Glennfordx4

While it does look like a stop for a drill press,...

While it does look like a stop for a drill press, could it be a tool for checking/measuring Drop outs?
Edit I see the one end is 5/8" so doubt that it is

Glenn
Forum: Foo
06-29-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By Glennfordx4

Back in the day a buddy & I used to fish this...

Back in the day a buddy & I used to fish this farmers tiny little pond behind my repair shop. Turns out this pond was full of monster Bass, out of all the places we would fish this itty bitty pond...
Replies: 23
Views: 1,015
Posted By Glennfordx4

I bought my PDG 70 for $30 at a auction, Full XT...

I bought my PDG 70 for $30 at a auction, Full XT in good condition, I thought I stole it, These are great bikes and I would buy every one at the price you paid.

Glenn
Replies: 8
Views: 1,864
Posted By Glennfordx4

I can tell you that your bike was built by...

I can tell you that your bike was built by Murray. If it is all original then yes worth more then a $100, but let me say that Girls bikes aren't worth as much as Boys bikes. I had a pretty mint Boys...
06-19-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 588
Posted By Glennfordx4

I myself have used a old credit card cut into...

I myself have used a old credit card cut into strips to set toe in canti brakes & it worked good enough that I kept them in my bike tool box.

Glenn
06-13-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By Glennfordx4

This!, I have had a few CB hubs that had this...

This!, I have had a few CB hubs that had this issue now that I was reminded, one Suntour and one Sachs Jet CB hub. The brake shoes on both had really weird wear marks when I cleaned them up, I...
06-12-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By Glennfordx4

Don't remember any of my Bendix hubs acting this...

Don't remember any of my Bendix hubs acting this way, I have had the Newer China made DC & Falcon CB Hubs do this exact thing, some were just needing a total teardown & repack with Marine Grease to...
06-10-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 691
Posted By Glennfordx4

I always remove good condition Dust caps and put...

I always remove good condition Dust caps and put the Allen Head crank bolts on bikes I flip and now have them when I build a bike for myself. The Shop I work at had a bunch of Nos caps that I also...
06-10-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,898
Posted By Glennfordx4

Didn't realize how bad it was until I worked at...

Didn't realize how bad it was until I worked at the bike shop last week, New Bikes & parts are slim pickens, Lower tier stuff all sold out, but repairs are flooding in. I sold 10 used bikes since...
06-10-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Glennfordx4

Sorry, out of 3 I found Only one would come close...

Sorry, out of 3 I found Only one would come close and I need it, everything I have is 0 degree and short. The only reason I had them is I installed 1 1/8" Adjustable Stems on the bikes I removed them...
06-09-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Glennfordx4

I'm digging for a stem today for a cheap flip and...

I'm digging for a stem today for a cheap flip and will see what I have in the bin, I know I have a few 1 1/8 long reach stems out there but not sure about the rise, will let you know what I find.
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06-08-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,741
Posted By Glennfordx4

Sorry, I'm more of a Bowl Smoker! Glenn

Sorry, I'm more of a Bowl Smoker!

Glenn
05-29-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 670
Posted By Glennfordx4

Just Finished putting together 5 Flips, they were...

Just Finished putting together 5 Flips, they were stored in my shop so I started with them first. I took pics of 4 of them as the 5th one was a junk Huffy cruiser. The yellow & pink Schwinn BSO & the...
05-29-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,099
Posted By Glennfordx4

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/misc_phone_pics_shop_daves_bike_007_08fdaf5e142a15a80bcdec4f186df1305cf4456c.jpg...
05-28-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Glennfordx4

Looks good!, I just finished a Sports this week...

Looks good!, I just finished a Sports this week also, found it in the trash as a frame along with a few others & as I was loading my truck the guy who was tossing them asked me if I wanted the rear...
05-24-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By Glennfordx4

I just went out and looked at 2 bikes I have with...

I just went out and looked at 2 bikes I have with these levers and both bikes have plain old Barrel type MTB cables, the barrel just sits outside of the rear adjuster. These are how I got them and...
05-22-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Glennfordx4

A $1000 Bicycle from Walmart, yeah that will...

A $1000 Bicycle from Walmart, yeah that will work,Not!

Glenn
05-19-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,433
Posted By Glennfordx4

I have a nice 4hp B&S engine that I would mount...

I have a nice 4hp B&S engine that I would mount on it if it were mine lol.

Glenn
05-16-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 628
Posted By Glennfordx4

I only use a axle vice for taking a hub apart...

I only use a axle vice for taking a hub apart that I don't want to lose any bearings on, I reassemble them and adjust them by feel, using a axle vice to adjust the hub would be way to hard.

Glenn
05-13-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 568
Posted By Glennfordx4

I have NOS aftermarket SA cables that come with &...

I have NOS aftermarket SA cables that come with & without that anchor & adjuster, I also have factory SA cables but none were long enough.

It was a pita trying do it that way as I tried, I had...
05-13-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 568
Posted By Glennfordx4

I have been building up a Raleigh Sports 3spd I...

I have been building up a Raleigh Sports 3spd I found in the trash a few yrs ago, I had to use a NOS universal Cable and anchor kit like is pictured and it can be a pita to set up. The first step is...
05-12-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By Glennfordx4

Sounds like the junk Autobike, these things suck...

Sounds like the junk Autobike, these things suck lol, we fix a few every couple of yrs. I keep the ones I find in the trash just to give them to my boss so he has parts when we get them in.

Glenn
05-04-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By Glennfordx4

That sounds like a great place to work, I have...

That sounds like a great place to work, I have the same deal, I work at the shop when I can ( I'm disabled ) and when needed, I get my parts either free or for cost. I don't get paid money I get paid...
05-01-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,561
Posted By Glennfordx4

I have a good sized collection of Penn reels...

I have a good sized collection of Penn reels myself, my first new reel was a 710z and that started it for me, had most sizes in the Z series but sold the rare 706z Bailess with a power handle when I...
04-30-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 277,637
Posted By Glennfordx4

Had a KZ1000 drag bike myself, think I only ever...

Had a KZ1000 drag bike myself, think I only ever took a handful of photos of it back when Film Cameras were all the rage lol. Bike was a little painful sitting at the controls as it really hurt my...
04-29-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,359
Posted By Glennfordx4

Back in the day you could get cruiser frames in...

Back in the day you could get cruiser frames in different sizes but anymore it's one size fits all. Out of the hundreds of bikes that have passed through my hands over the years the one bike I should...
04-28-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 670
Posted By Glennfordx4

I am rebuilding a 74 Suburban that is 99.9%...

I am rebuilding a 74 Suburban that is 99.9% original right now. Mine is only a 5spd model and it was missing the Headset mounted Shifter assy which I had one in my bins and installed, my headset...
04-25-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By Glennfordx4

When I was around 12 or 13 three of my friends...

When I was around 12 or 13 three of my friends all got the Huffy Bike pictured for Xmas, they must have been on sale at our local Kmart. After the first week all 3 bikes were dead from broken frames,...
04-25-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 424
Posted By Glennfordx4

Before I got a second chain whip I would just use...

Before I got a second chain whip I would just use a old chain wrapped around the big cog and clamp the chain in my vice and use the whip to undo the small cog.

Glenn
04-17-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,985
Posted By Glennfordx4

Having used most Pro cutters such as Park,...

Having used most Pro cutters such as Park, Shimano and Pedro's at the shop I work at none work as good as these https://www.amazon.com/Apex-Tool-Group-PS5429C-Diagonal/dp/B000TDDP6E ,Crescent 8" Pro...
04-16-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 746
Posted By Glennfordx4

99% of what I've worked on has the nut on the...

99% of what I've worked on has the nut on the Drive side of the bike, a Motobecane Mixte I just finished has the nut on the Non DS and can't be switched.
Glenn
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04-14-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,935
Posted By Glennfordx4

My Cousin got me the EZ Lock cutoff wheel kit for...

My Cousin got me the EZ Lock cutoff wheel kit for Xmas and it really works great.
04-14-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,935
Posted By Glennfordx4

I have two that I use, a vintage model 380 Ver...

I have two that I use, a vintage model 380 Ver speed that my Grandfather bought new either in the late 50's or early 60's, I have everything that it came with when new. I wish I could show you guys...
04-11-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 314,049
Posted By Glennfordx4

Not Sure, never had anyone ask about size on a...

Not Sure, never had anyone ask about size on a Mixte, will check it and report back. Ok Center of spindle to the top of the seat tube is 50cm, seat tube to head tube is 53.3cm C to C.

Glenn
04-09-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 418
Posted By Glennfordx4

I don't see a crack, just clean and ride if I had...

I don't see a crack, just clean and ride if I had em.

Glenn
04-09-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 314,049
Posted By Glennfordx4

I picked up a Motobecane Mixte at a Habitat Re...

I picked up a Motobecane Mixte at a Habitat Re Store for a flip, turns out it is in a lot worse shape then I thought. Paint is trashed and it had plenty of rust & scratches which I knew, but it had...
04-09-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 788
Posted By Glennfordx4

Made my first sale of the yr on Tuesday, I had...

Made my first sale of the yr on Tuesday, I had listed a rental duty cruiser I redid on CL with a Lawn Edger I also had, edger sold the next day. Guy traveled 30 miles, I handed him the bike he gave...
04-05-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 829
Posted By Glennfordx4

Somewhere on my PC I have plans for building your...

Somewhere on my PC I have plans for building your own Swing bike that I want to try and build, I found them when searching info on the bike. They did re release them, not sure if it was in the 90's...
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