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06-06-24, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By Iride01

Two screws? Are you talking about the screws for...

Two screws? Are you talking about the screws for the spd cleat or the cleat cover if you don't use cleats? Did you put the screws in without the cleat or cleat cover and now they are too long and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-24, 01:20 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 6,173
Posted By Steve B.

No, you make a good point that the cops really...

No, you make a good point that the cops really needed to observe this first hand to have arrested. Somebodies complaint is as you say, really not enough. My point was it should be basic knowledge...
06-05-24, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By georges1

I remember that Fondriest used Dedacciai DR Zero...

I remember that Fondriest used Dedacciai DR Zero 18 MCDV6 HT steel which was and is a high end steel comparable to Columbus Genius, Nemo and Foco
06-05-24, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 428
Posted By mpetry912

I've used Boeshield and FrameSaver as well some...

I've used Boeshield and FrameSaver as well some home made concoctions.

to me it seems more important that you use SOMETHING rather than what product you use.

/markp
06-05-24, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 428
Posted By nlerner

Might want to check out this thread:...

Might want to check out this thread: https://www.mtbr.com/threads/anti-corrosion-product-shootout.1073581/
06-05-24, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By IZ75

These are called Fondriest MegaChromes. I have...

These are called Fondriest MegaChromes. I have one, according to the shop owner (where mine was sold originally) mine is a 98.

I'll look at the date stamps on it tonight and post.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-10-24, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

A lot has happened since my last addition to this...

A lot has happened since my last addition to this thread. The bike this thread concerns is done and I'm good with the results, at least for now...

I had first used lacquer thinner for the thinning...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-25-24, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By guy153

Here in UK it's Ceeway for everything, including...

Here in UK it's Ceeway for everything, including Columbus tubing. I buy Reynolds tubes directly from Reynolds (I usually use Reynolds).
Forum: Framebuilders
03-16-24, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,425
Posted By Henry III

I actually saw that CL post on CustomFrameforum...

I actually saw that CL post on CustomFrameforum and notified a good friend of mine who lived a few hours away. picked it up. In a roundabout way this all ties back to a one certain BF member who...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-15-24, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 929
Posted By unterhausen

Yeah, sorry I was wrong about it, I guess I was...

Yeah, sorry I was wrong about it, I guess I was thinking about zona. The big difference for the tubes I buy is that life tubes are usually at least a little thicker. But nowadays they have "life...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-05-24, 03:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By rellis

Ceeway UK lists those in 28.6.

Ceeway UK lists those in 28.6.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-18-24, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,346
Posted By bulgie

Yeah, pitiful, right? ...

Yeah, pitiful, right?

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/447x318/capture_6592fcc5606fc9611c73f9d1802317b19ae8898f.jpg...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-16-24, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,346
Posted By Cynikal

I have a bunch of random lugs that would be good...

I have a bunch of random lugs that would be good for practice. They came as part of a package of tubing and bit I bought during peak pandemic. Happy to send you several of them for postage. PM me...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-15-24, 09:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,075
Posted By bulgie

Even Reynolds used that old canard in their...

Even Reynolds used that old canard in their marketing materials for 753. Any engineers in the company probably winced, and/or hung their heads in shame.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-14-24, 11:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,075
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I believe the question is whether the steel's...

I believe the question is whether the steel's modulus of elasticity lowers due to the heat of poorly done welding. I just did the unusual, for me, and tried to find the answer via surfing the...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-12-24, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By e-RICHIE

Framebuilder Starter Kit™

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Framebuilder Starter Kit™
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We all enter the room and wonder, “what goes where?” But – and trust me on this – the knowledge does arrive. We’re each walking an unpaved road. There’s no real right...
01-06-24, 12:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,206
Posted By droppedandlost

I think they are just being conservative. I've...

I think they are just being conservative. I've been running 28mm tires for a couple years with no issues. I just measured the gap at 4mm.
These are 28mm GP5000s at 90psi:...
12-28-23, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By Kontact

The crank will shift and function fine, but it is...

The crank will shift and function fine, but it is narrower spacing than current Shimano. This largely means that the outer trim position on the shifter won't work. This is common on Shimano bikes...
12-28-23, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,626
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I built my own lacing jig which I find very...

I built my own lacing jig which I find very useful for building with internal nipples, straight pull spokes and rims with no nipple access holes.
Most of the building I do these days fall into one...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-21-23, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By e-RICHIE

RS Cast Parts and related -

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No Longer Shen
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In 2001 I went on a tear and dove head first into parts design and production. Every year or so I added to the menu or tweaked what was already there. By the middle teens there...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-10-23, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Repairs seem to always produce challenges. This...

Repairs seem to always produce challenges. This time the challenge was not what I expected.

From the last point shown I did a last clean up and prep for the brazing as usual. I decided to use a...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-13-23, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By Mad Honk

I bought one from Harry Havnoonian about a week...

I bought one from Harry Havnoonian about a week ago with the same design features. It was reasonable in price. It is on it's way to CudaKurt in Miami. The part is on sale from Harry's e-bay store...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-12-23, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By Robvolz

I have Benotto forks on a Colnago tandem. ...

I have Benotto forks on a Colnago tandem.

why? Because that’s the way it came.

people have warned me that stock forks can fail very catastrophically. That I should have some custom forks made...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-12-23, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By unterhausen

Framebuilder supply isn't going to have any,...

Framebuilder supply isn't going to have any, Gilco was before their time.

Only source most of the time is ebay. Someone is selling some right now.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/332025142126
Forum: Framebuilders
10-12-23, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By unterhausen

There is no such thing as the amazon of...

There is no such thing as the amazon of framebuilding supplies. All of them are small businesses. Ceeway is tiny. You can actually find them on street view.
If you want to support a local business,...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-08-23, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,600
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

For what size wheel/tire, what steerer/.headset...

For what size wheel/tire, what steerer/.headset standard and what brake?

These types of questions remind me of a friend, of a shop that I use to work at. who decided his tandem frame and parts by...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-21-23, 03:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By dsaul

Don't do it. I know it looks clean to not have...

Don't do it. I know it looks clean to not have any cables showing, but it is a nightmare to work on and shifting performance usually suffers. I've done a few internally routed frames for myself...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-22-23, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,933
Posted By squirtdad

Old (late 50's early 60's) craftsman table saw, ...

Old (late 50's early 60's) craftsman table saw, benchtop delta press, hand tools, routers etc,

Have done some plumbing sweat soldering, bit of brazing, but more relevant have done some jewlery...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-10-23, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,668
Posted By unterhausen

I almost always use the reinforcements. I always...

I almost always use the reinforcements. I always use stainless braze ons of any kind. I don't like rust, and it seems like braze-ons are the first thing to rust.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-28-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,438
Posted By bulgie

Simply remelting the existing filler and maybe...

Simply remelting the existing filler and maybe adding a bit more (after thorough clean-up) doesn't have the highest likelihood of success, as unterhausen pointed out — it might just crack again...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-21-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,059
Posted By SJX426

Update: Decided to solder a wire (SS) to the...

Update:
Decided to solder a wire (SS) to the screen (SS). I happen to have the right flux and solder. I let the wire protrude about a diameter on the other side of the screen and soldered it...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-04-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,128
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I'm still chipping away at this frame project. It...

I'm still chipping away at this frame project. It now is a BSO. Here are some shots
...
07-04-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By williamskg6

Just showing off the finished bike

Almost 2 years ago I found a 1987 Specialized Sirrus frame on Craigslist for $40. I immediately snapped it up. The paint was not great. It had been almost completely stripped down already, so I...
07-02-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By base2

Stuck Seat Post Removal

Attempt number 10.
It can't be stuck if it's liquid

https://youtube.com/shorts/3px7p7_TtgA?feature=share
07-01-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,138
Posted By rsbob

I use a Halo headband which has moisture...

I use a Halo headband which has moisture absorption plus a channel to divert remaining moisture away from your eyes. As opposed to a skull cap, your head can still breathe. Great product....
Forum: Framebuilders
06-15-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,250
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

(20+) Framebuilders | Facebook...

(20+) Framebuilders | Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/groups/Framebuilders)

The FaceBook Framebuilders site just had the above posting. I replied and asked how Joe is doing. Could be someone...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-03-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
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Views: 2,190
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The frame/fork are done, or all but the paint is...

The frame/fork are done, or all but the paint is done. Since this is for no person i won't deal with paint until it's worth my while. I might play with this later in the summer... For now the sanding...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-02-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,952
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Ed gives good advice. I'll add that yes, brazing...

Ed gives good advice. I'll add that yes, brazing adjacent to another joint with the same or a lower melt point of it's filler can be challenging. Part of the skill is reducing this.

I will braze...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-27-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,867
Posted By Wiel

Threadcutters come in more styles and forms....

Threadcutters come in more styles and forms. VAR169 is a reamer/ threadcutter that goes all the way through the bottombracket. French can be changed to Italian (35 to 36mm) not the other way .
...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-13-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,414
Posted By 8aaron8

Having used these BB shells several times I must...

Having used these BB shells several times I must say I don't think there exists a nicer, better suited shell for modern frame building.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-13-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,414
Posted By KPacenti

Tom, Yes, the picture with the ruler is the...

Tom,

Yes, the picture with the ruler is the BB I am selling.

The chainstay ports in my BB shell are 8*, but they are each also set 1.5mm wider than the RH shell (RH = 15.5mm / PCD = 17mm). The...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-22-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,414
Posted By guy153

A follow-up with a couple more pictures showing...

A follow-up with a couple more pictures showing the use of the laser:

Step 1: get it all nice and level. Note that the laser line has to pass through the centre of the rear axle as well as the...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-22-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,414
Posted By guy153

New jig design

So far seems to be working quite well. The design-goals here were to have something quite small that would go on the top of the table; be nice and solid to hold everything still; and have independent...
02-18-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,316
Posted By downtube42

I'd check before embarking on a tour. Other...

I'd check before embarking on a tour.

Other than that, unless the wheel had a history of issues, then only if out of true.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-04-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,783
Posted By guy153

Here in UK it's a bit cheaper than Columbus, and...

Here in UK it's a bit cheaper than Columbus, and those two choices are pretty much the only butted frame tubes easily available.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-30-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,789
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Fork Crowns

Recently I was motivated to go through my stash of fork crowns. The first photo is of the 1" steerer ones and #2 is of the 1.125" ones. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-25-22, 10:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,312
Posted By curbtender

You might try an automotive paintless dent...

You might try an automotive paintless dent removal. I've watched those guys get dents out in pretty tight places. Seattube may have enough room to work with.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-25-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By Cynikal

The Allotec A17-1 is a flat crown and has a 42 mm...

The Allotec A17-1 is a flat crown and has a 42 mm inside width.

https://framebuildersupply.com/collections/fork-crowns/products/1-fork-crown-flat-with-long-inner-tang-42mm-inside-width
Forum: Framebuilders
01-24-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,115
Posted By bulgie

But you said TIG, is that still the plan? You...

But you said TIG, is that still the plan? You can't weld over a brazed sleeve. If your weld gets good penetration, you'll have a brass volcano coming up through your weld puddle. Makes the weld...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-13-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,651
Posted By Tandem Tom

McMaster Carr!

Ordered some 1/2" tubing today. I usually pick it up but it was not available locally. The salesman said it would be transferred to the Cleveland warehouse for pickup Monday.
He calls back 39...
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