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12-04-19, 11:47 PM
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Posted By gugie

I have some repro Hans Ohrt shop decals. One of...

I have some repro Hans Ohrt shop decals. One of my kids is pretty talented and did the major work, with assist from AZORCH but it's a later one with both LA and Beverly Hills shops.
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12-04-19, 12:35 PM
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Posted By Salamandrine

This is a tough one. I agree with rhm that the...

This is a tough one. I agree with rhm that the first step should be to document everything. Take many photographs and measurements of all transfers, box lining, etc. I would do that before doing any...
12-04-19, 11:44 AM
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Posted By rhm

I would look at this as a process, not an event. ...

I would look at this as a process, not an event.

So the first step is to preserve everything that can be preserved, arrest any active rust, and so on.

Second step is to record everything....
12-04-19, 10:08 AM
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Views: 1,750
Posted By nlerner

It reminds me of a highly patina-ed 1948 Claud...

It reminds me of a highly patina-ed 1948 Claud Butler that I once owned. Lots of original finish details were preserved under the corrosion, so I just cleaned and waxed:
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12-04-19, 08:23 AM
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Views: 1,750
Posted By repechage

This was a bike sold by Hans himself. A full...

This was a bike sold by Hans himself.
A full makeover can be done, will cost a LOT to do it right. $1,200 pretty easy, chrome, graphics, detail paint. H Lloyds may have the transfers, and this...
12-04-19, 07:16 AM
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Posted By Hudson308

I'm usually the guy who strips & refinishes bikes...

I'm usually the guy who strips & refinishes bikes in this condition, but this is one of those rare ones that tells a story that would be a shame to lose.
I would disassemble, soak in Oxalic acid...
12-04-19, 07:06 AM
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Posted By Sandstrom

Agree with most of the sentiment here. At the...

Agree with most of the sentiment here. At the very least, start seeing how well a careful cleanup goes, you may be surprised and happy with the result and decide the right thing is to leave it all...
12-04-19, 06:26 AM
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Views: 1,750
Posted By BigChief

To me, being a cycling/historian, the original...

To me, being a cycling/historian, the original finish on this bike is very important. On this bike, you have all the original finish features intact. It would be a shame to erase this history without...
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