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04-13-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 456
Posted By Mad Honk

John, Depends on what you want to have as...

John,
Depends on what you want to have as a finished product. I have been using Pro Kote Indy for my frames. They powder coat and then I can decal and clear coat after they are done. They...
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo, Does that thing create a head wind...

Hondo,
Does that thing create a head wind for you while on the rollers? Har! Smiles, MH
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 754
Posted By Mad Honk

2020 was a lost year for me. I went into...

2020 was a lost year for me. I went into isolation from others about month two after a lot of coaching from a few virologists I know. I learned how to wear gloves all the time and wear surgical...
04-10-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7,042
Views: 656,693
Posted By Mad Honk

Postal service was good tome today. i got a rear...

Postal service was good tome today. i got a rear hub for the War Department's Paramount, and surprise box of goodness for Campy brake cables from malcala....
04-09-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 351,566
Posted By Mad Honk

Kurt, I have had a few requests to split this...

Kurt,
I have had a few requests to split this group apart but I am going to say the bike comes as a complete project. If I was going to split it up I could likely profit from all of the parts I...
04-09-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 351,566
Posted By Mad Honk

more pictures: ...

more pictures:
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dsc01678_155e817ccfb3f69ccada60be457f09cd982ca187.jpg
Spare parts to complete the build. Cervelo brakes, spacers,...
04-05-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By Mad Honk

Spagetti legs to the rescue

I promised legs that I would post some pics of his rescue of my 40 hole Campy hubs with his damaged hub that he sent to me. The bearing race transplant was a success and now my hubs work like new. ...
04-03-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,899
Posted By Mad Honk

doug Fatic, That rule is still in effect. I was...

doug Fatic,
That rule is still in effect. I was the chief steward for the race during the late 70's and early 80's so I was in charge of being sure they were all the same. That meant a lot of late...
03-27-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Mad Honk

Alejandro, It looks to be one of the bikes...

Alejandro,
It looks to be one of the bikes that came into the US to Ten Speed Drive to paint. Lack of a serial number is questionable but it is a real Guerciotti as can be noted by the cut out...
03-25-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 691
Posted By Mad Honk

I have become more amused over the DeJoy Debacle....

I have become more amused over the DeJoy Debacle.
He supposedly ran a company that was a private shipping operation for profit, and he wants to do the same to to the Postal service. Biggest...
03-25-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7,042
Views: 656,693
Posted By Mad Honk

Today was a good day from the USPS! I got this...

Today was a good day from the USPS! I got this package that came in a plain brown paper wrapper just like the Playboy mags of yesteryear. The contents were even better than those old magazines. Pics:...
03-17-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 970
Posted By Mad Honk

My 40 year old shop manual says it should take...

My 40 year old shop manual says it should take 1.1 hours to do a tune up. That is one hour and six minutes and it should be do-able by any proficient mechanic, even with the newer bike components. ...
Forum: Foo
03-10-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By Mad Honk

I'm not sure what kind of vehicle you have, but a...

I'm not sure what kind of vehicle you have, but a search of recalls and factory bulletins for the make and model should give you a lot of resources. Normally recalls and bulletins are based on VIN...
03-09-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7,042
Views: 656,693
Posted By Mad Honk

Franc, I get it, since covid I have done...

Franc,
I get it, since covid I have done nothing in person and only through USPS or other carrier. After a PayPal hack I have even had to quit doing electronic payment. I am back to 1970's in...
03-08-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 598
Posted By Mad Honk

Well Andy, It looks like you got a gem of a...

Well Andy,
It looks like you got a gem of a frame! Since you know the provenance I would leave it red and try to get some white decals. I was about to offer up this set from '86 that are factory...
03-06-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7,042
Views: 656,693
Posted By Mad Honk

I got these derailleur bling in the post today....

I got these derailleur bling in the post today. Again making Campy parts useable. Smiles, MH...
Forum: Foo
03-06-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By Mad Honk

Three days is a new record??? Looks like the...

Three days is a new record??? Looks like the Colorado cool aid won this one! Today was a day of cleaning parts for future builds, so I am raising one for you while I remove rust and debris from...
03-03-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By Mad Honk

It is a chain hanger for removing the rear wheel...

It is a chain hanger for removing the rear wheel when changing a flat tire or removing the wheel for other reasons. Smiles, MH
03-02-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By Mad Honk

Riddle of Steel, The Blair Witch treatment...

Riddle of Steel,
The Blair Witch treatment seems to be the result of a junk camera that changes it's mind during use. My non-intentional tremors don't help much either. As much as I would...
03-01-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By Mad Honk

And lastly I added the front and rear derailleurs...

And lastly I added the front and rear derailleurs for this one. Here are the pictures of those installed. Again all threads were covered in waterproof grease to prevent damage and make repairs...
02-28-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By Mad Honk

Paramount build

I finally got to work on the Paramount frame that Francophile said I could keep after it followed me home from the beauty shop. It has had a fresh coat of powder-coat in a baby blue color with some...
02-27-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By Mad Honk

Tiger, I find it to be a reasonably...

Tiger,
I find it to be a reasonably durable finish. For example to clean up the braze on bits I need to use some sandpaper or emery cloth to clean the bits down for best fit. Of the ten or so...
02-23-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 351,566
Posted By Mad Honk

Ok folks, Again I have a frame and fork that...

Ok folks,
Again I have a frame and fork that used to be the bike for the War Department that needs to find a new place to play. She rode it about twenty miles before it was relegated to a wall...
02-23-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7,042
Views: 656,693
Posted By Mad Honk

Today was not a postal day but a trip to Pro Kote...

Today was not a postal day but a trip to Pro Kote Indy for some parts that were finished. I had a frame striped by chemical process, and a bunch of Var tools re-coated that were rusted beyond normal...
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 910
Posted By Mad Honk

Well Hondo, I didn't have any busted pipes...

Well Hondo,
I didn't have any busted pipes this week also. But I am reminded of the lesson my high school English teacher gave us: Only women are busted! Har! MH
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,111
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo, It isn't a model, it is a real plane!...

Hondo,
It isn't a model, it is a real plane! Smiles. MH
02-20-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 666
Posted By Mad Honk

I am always a fan of the local co-ops where the...

I am always a fan of the local co-ops where the parts can be found easily, but if you can't get any the skewers can be threaded down a bit with a die set. Cost will be mostly time on your part. ...
Forum: Foo
02-16-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,685
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo, I talked to a friend today in Houston...

Hondo,
I talked to a friend today in Houston and she had her toilet freeze up. Neighbor was helping her but I suspect her pipes are not very deep inside some non-insulated walls. I'm lucky ...
Forum: Foo
02-15-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,685
Posted By Mad Honk

Well Hondo, There has been about three inches...

Well Hondo,
There has been about three inches on the ground until this week. Today added 1 inch before 8:00 am and during the day we got another three inches. Tonight we are supposed to get about...
Forum: Foo
02-11-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,194
Posted By Mad Honk

Yeah, seems at least 100 drivers on 1-35 found...

Yeah, seems at least 100 drivers on 1-35 found out about ice on the roads this morning. Last I heard there were a few fatalities. The police say it will take all day to clean it up. No smiles on...
02-06-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,491
Posted By Mad Honk

I buy aerosol carburetor and brake cleaner by the...

I buy aerosol carburetor and brake cleaner by the case. I use it to remove grips both on golf clubs and bikes. I dries clean and within less than a minute so the grips can be reused easily and...
Forum: Foo
02-04-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 651
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo, I'm glad you made it this far! I...

Hondo,
I'm glad you made it this far! I passed that bar more than a few years ago, but I keep hearing some notes from my home planet calling me, so it may be that you, soon are the only Furinner...
02-03-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 16,887
Posted By Mad Honk

Today I got the OK from bwilli88 to send him his...

Today I got the OK from bwilli88 to send him his take to his US home. So here is his take from the Exalted Box O' Crap. The pics:...
02-02-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,072
Posted By Mad Honk

I have too many to count. Just about every tool...

I have too many to count. Just about every tool in the tool box can open a beer. Here are a few: the campy dropout is over 35 years old and stays in my pocket every day, the surf board holds all the...
01-31-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By Mad Honk

Yeah, it was me. I offered to do the same for...

Yeah, it was me. I offered to do the same for this but no response yet. The amount of removal of metal is about 1mm for the entire spindle and cup sections. Smiles, MH
01-29-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,825
Posted By Mad Honk

I buy terry cloth washcloths from the cheap...

I buy terry cloth washcloths from the cheap stores. They cost about a quarter apiece and are not worth trying to reuse, the War Department has figured out how to use them as well, so it seems to be a...
01-29-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 16,887
Posted By Mad Honk

shadoman, Help me out with the slip o' the...

shadoman,
Help me out with the slip o' the tongue about the Postal Orifice... you got me laffing my butt off! Smiles, MH
Forum: Foo
01-27-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By Mad Honk

"five dollar hat on a nickel head" - Bootsy...

"five dollar hat on a nickel head" - Bootsy Collins Smiles, MH
01-26-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By Mad Honk

Jack, After you get done on the serial...

Jack,
After you get done on the serial number registry check out the decal sets I just posted in the 760 appreciation thread. You may be in luck for a restoration. Smiles, MH
01-26-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 46,179
Posted By Mad Honk

Well oldsKool, I should have my head...

Well oldsKool,

I should have my head examined for posting this, but I have been saving these "real deal" stickers and decals for the last 35 years. I probably need to clear a few things out. I was...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,261
Posted By Mad Honk

Mid 80's Logo, so close to that date. Feature...

Mid 80's Logo, so close to that date. Feature seem to be of that period as well, and it appears to be club style race bike. Size would help in giving it a value. Smiles, MH
01-23-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,438
Posted By Mad Honk

scarlson This is the current batch of...

scarlson This is the current batch of re-furbished hub sets and bottom brackets. About the same amount to get to over the next couple months of Covid house arrest (without the fancy ankle bracelet)....
01-23-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,438
Posted By Mad Honk

Well I didn't brew it! It was a gift just like...

Well I didn't brew it! It was a gift just like the eight pack of these that recommends no more than two at a time. No I don't know what they have against hoarders. Perhaps they have seen the inside...
01-20-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,534
Posted By Mad Honk

I have been putting off getting to the most...

I have been putting off getting to the most damaged of my bikes that were involved in a house fire (arson that was never solved). So today I have started on the Team Fuji and hoping to get it to a...
01-18-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By Mad Honk

If the spoke nipples are a bit too short, find...

If the spoke nipples are a bit too short, find some longer nipples like a 16mm that will give more purchase. I have been buying them from 365 Cycles and they are not expensive. (when used with Bag B...
01-18-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,534
Posted By Mad Honk

Johno, and JHiggins, Got some pics down loaded...

Johno, and JHiggins,
Got some pics down loaded into computer so here goes:
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dsc01474_7417f2c40ea448f488554c4eb36403abc6155b7f.jpg
The...
01-18-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,534
Posted By Mad Honk

Johno59, The wrench is just a...

Johno59,
The wrench is just a standard 36 mm wrench that fits on the fixed cup. It is about 18" long so it will have plenty of leverage, unlike the Parks and other spanners. It cost $20...
01-16-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,534
Posted By Mad Honk

hazetguy Does that Sun unit still work? Today I...

hazetguy Does that Sun unit still work?
Today I worked on re-creating a bottom bracket tool I used in the 70's. It locks into the fixed cup and it threads against itself so It can't slip and works...
Forum: Foo
01-13-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,002
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo, I was feeling a bit Texan today and...

Hondo,
I was feeling a bit Texan today and put on some clothes from Austin for the day. Felt good to re-unite with my Longhorns sweatshirt. Week 44 of covid house arrest without the fancy...
01-13-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,534
Posted By Mad Honk

Perhaps the spring for the chain cage is set to...

Perhaps the spring for the chain cage is set to the weakest position. Or you may be right missing grub screw . I have been using some stainless rod to make replacements here in the shop. ...
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