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02-06-23, 09:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 780
Posted By satbuilder

If the only blistering you're seeing is what is...

If the only blistering you're seeing is what is shown in the photos, I certainly wouldn't be concerned. If the seller is asking top dollar and won't budge on the price, well, that's another issue.
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By satbuilder

I have a Mercier 300, original owner, sort of. My...

I have a Mercier 300, original owner, sort of. My sister bought it new in 1971, I bought it from her a few years later. To my knowledge, there is no other serial number stamped anywhere on the frame....
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By satbuilder

I sold an almost NOS 101 frame 4 or so years ago...

I sold an almost NOS 101 frame 4 or so years ago for $750. Might be a good data point for you.
12-18-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 48,548
Posted By satbuilder

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Lola
12-07-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,129
Posted By satbuilder

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Frejus
12-07-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,129
Posted By satbuilder

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11-18-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 384
Posted By satbuilder

With the Tressostar I always found myself having...

With the Tressostar I always found myself having to re-wrap a few times in order to make it all the way. Later I heard if you get it wet, it behaves a little better.
Newbaum's I usually have a...
11-15-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By satbuilder

The color is a close match to the sample Jim...

The color is a close match to the sample Jim Allen had provided me. I'm not planning on making a "Breaking Away" clone, as those bikes came out considerably later. But the colors will be the same....
11-15-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By satbuilder

Finally got started on building wheels for this...

Finally got started on building wheels for this project. Martanos.

The truing stand I picked up a couple years ago from the auction block. It had been used as a paint mule and was pretty trashed....
10-31-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,304
Posted By satbuilder

Yeah, that red cable housing is hard to match. I...

Yeah, that red cable housing is hard to match. I have a whole roll of it out in the garage, but it's most likely a similar shade. I can send you some free of charge if you want.
On the Frejus, I...
10-25-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 772
Posted By satbuilder

One other place comes to mind, I haven't been...

One other place comes to mind, I haven't been there, but have heard the food is great. It's on my list.
https://www.suicide-bridge-restaurant.com/
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By satbuilder

I saw that ad a few days ago. Glad somebody from...

I saw that ad a few days ago. Glad somebody from BF is picking it up. Price seemed reasonable. Looks like it will be a fun project for you.
This looks like one of the higher level models, given the...
10-24-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 772
Posted By satbuilder

Oyster fest is Saturday in St. Michaels. You a...

Oyster fest is Saturday in St. Michaels. You a couple weeks early for the Waterfowl Festival in Easton.

Blackwater Wildlife Refuge is always a nice visit. Good time of year to eat crabs, if you...
10-12-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,480
Posted By satbuilder

Always lusted after one of the silver/gray Fuji...

Always lusted after one of the silver/gray Fuji Professionals of the late '70's. They looked beautiful....
10-09-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By satbuilder

https://lecycleur.com/campagnolo/a-comprehensive-l...

https://lecycleur.com/campagnolo/a-comprehensive-list-of-record-front-derailleurs/
10-06-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By satbuilder

Given the condition of the rim sidewalls, I would...

Given the condition of the rim sidewalls, I would venture a guess and say they were used on a road bike.

A few years ago I built up a set of Nisi Campione Del Mondo rims for the Bianchi, and do...
09-27-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,023
Posted By satbuilder

The M cutout in the bottom bracket you mentioned...

The M cutout in the bottom bracket you mentioned started in the later part of 1971. The Masi I have was built late in that year and has it.
09-27-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,609
Posted By satbuilder

Here you go, well, 3-leaf, anyway. ...

Here you go, well, 3-leaf, anyway.
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Forum: Framebuilders
09-26-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,692
Posted By satbuilder

My suggestion on the chain suck: first...

My suggestion on the chain suck: first concentrate on getting a paint match you’re satisfied with.

Once you get that, you can remove the paint from the affected area, sand, fill as necessary,...
09-21-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,135
Posted By satbuilder

Jock Boyer rode a Confente

Jock Boyer rode a Confente
09-12-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,898
Posted By satbuilder

Nice find! As Doug Fattic mentioned, if you...

Nice find! As Doug Fattic mentioned, if you remove the fork, the month/year date code should be stamped into the steerer tube.

I’m just now starting to build a ‘71.
09-04-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By satbuilder

If it’s a Gran Criterium, it’s an early one

If it’s a Gran Criterium, it’s an early one
08-31-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,924
Posted By satbuilder

Just a couple: ...

Just a couple:

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08-28-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,924
Posted By satbuilder

The dark blue used on the Gios and Colnago. ...

The dark blue used on the Gios and Colnago.

Dusty Rose for Cinelli, although the silver is quite elegant as previously mentioned.

Lizard yellow as used on Legnano and Frejus.

Tomato orange...
08-28-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,924
Posted By satbuilder

Perhaps one of the nicest riding bikes I have.

Perhaps one of the nicest riding bikes I have.
07-03-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,801
Posted By satbuilder

Nice tutorial on the pump mods. Thanks!

Nice tutorial on the pump mods. Thanks!
06-27-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,490
Posted By satbuilder

Lizard yellow Legnano

Lizard yellow Legnano
06-25-22, 04:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,801
Posted By satbuilder

Link to the iab brake hood thread: ...

Link to the iab brake hood thread:
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1041075-how-make-reproduction-vittoria-hoods.html
06-22-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,801
Posted By satbuilder

Nice find and build! Congratulations on the...

Nice find and build! Congratulations on the award.

There was a Roma listed in the CL ads here on BF a couple years ago. There seemed to be several interested parties. A month later, the ad was...
05-30-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By satbuilder

Look like Balilla to me. Tipo Corsa 61

Look like Balilla to me. Tipo Corsa 61
05-28-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By satbuilder

I had to dig a bit thru old conversations with...

I had to dig a bit thru old conversations with Scott, to get reacquainted with the parts he sent me.

Here's what he wrote.
"I made this first one before I purchased the NOS Simplex stop plates. I...
04-12-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By satbuilder

Altieri is made there. Pretty nice looking bikes,...

Altieri is made there. Pretty nice looking bikes, too.
https://velo-orange.blogspot.com/2014/11/dads-custom-altieri-sicilys-best.html
02-06-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,715
Posted By satbuilder

Wow

Wow
02-03-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 920
Posted By satbuilder

I did some research a while back, I had purchased...

I did some research a while back, I had purchased a Bianchi, which was being sold as a "Team" bike. Had the full Campagnolo Record group. Seat lug had the 173 stamp.

Somewhere, and I don't...
01-25-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,802
Posted By satbuilder

'69-73: The finished ones. On the bench is a '7?...

'69-73: The finished ones. On the bench is a '7? Frejus, next in line a '71 Masi, and a '7? Guerciotti
...
01-17-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,293
Posted By satbuilder

I suppose I'm all three. It's something I do to...

I suppose I'm all three. It's something I do to escape some of life's insanities. I do the same with cooking. Having a chef's knife in hand, while prepping a meal, is like therapy to me.

Life's...
11-13-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,241
Posted By satbuilder

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10-26-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,241
Posted By satbuilder

If you want, I can send you some paint samples of...

If you want, I can send you some paint samples of several shades of orange. Someone else over on Steel is Real had asked about a possible match, and I found the RAL2004 to be close. But he was doing...
10-10-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By satbuilder

Inside the Factory-Bicycles

I just saw part of this program—they walk thru the Brooks Saddle plant and show how the saddles are made. It’s on again at 11:00 Eastern.
Smithsonian channel
10-07-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By satbuilder

Jack replaced both tubes, alignment, paint,...

Jack replaced both tubes, alignment, paint, decals, lug windows, pump, everything. PM me for more details if you're interested.
10-06-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By satbuilder

Battery in the camera was dead, so Iphone photos...

Battery in the camera was dead, so Iphone photos will have to do for now. The general consensus was the shifter bosses and water bottle bosses on the frame were add-ons sometime during it's previous...
07-30-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By satbuilder

Paint-Fill Tips...

Paint-Fill Tips (http://www.raydobbins.com/misc/paintfill_tips.htm)
06-20-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,111
Posted By satbuilder

It’s important to collect as many as possible and...

It’s important to collect as many as possible and try them out in order to find the answer
06-02-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 990
Posted By satbuilder

I’m in the same boat, sort of. The Masi (‘71) is...

I’m in the same boat, sort of. The Masi (‘71) is out for restoration, and finding correct parts in decent condition is getting harder. Prices are also a reflection of the scarcity and time of year...
05-27-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,016
Posted By satbuilder

Whoa. That’s beautiful. I just picked up a...

Whoa. That’s beautiful.

I just picked up a Frejus frame in Lizard yellow, and that same seat lug as my Roma. Going to be a nice looking bike when it’s done.
05-13-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,122
Posted By satbuilder

In 2018, I drove from Southern Maryland to...

In 2018, I drove from Southern Maryland to Vineland NJ for a Legnano Roma. I thought it was worth it.
04-30-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By satbuilder

Looks just like the Rekord I had in 1973

Looks just like the Rekord I had in 1973
03-12-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By satbuilder

1971 Masi

So I was looking for another project, and found one. Now the homework starts.

From what I have been able to gather from Hovey's site and the FB Vintage Masi group, it seems 1971 was a year of a...
12-24-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By satbuilder

I have used Scratch-X with pretty good results,...

I have used Scratch-X with pretty good results, followed by a couple coats of Collinite fleet wax.
I also have a ‘78 ish Mexico in electric blue.
12-24-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,486
Posted By satbuilder

I chewed on lead soldiers when I was a kid. ...

I chewed on lead soldiers when I was a kid.
Needed salt.
Painted cars with minimal mask protection.
I personally wouldn’t worry about it
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