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Forum: Framebuilders
01-22-23, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 586
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: 13
Views: 441
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: 506
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: 27
Views: 1,685
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: 2,852
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: 535
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: 555
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: 1,551
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: 2,740
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: 1,726
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: 1,189
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: 2,209
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: 1,866
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: 1,866
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: 1,379
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: 1,379
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: 1,234
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: 2,909
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: 1,289
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: 1,823
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: 666
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: 1,492
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: 930
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...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-25-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By dsaul

I let my 7005 gravel bike frame age for 6 weeks...

I let my 7005 gravel bike frame age for 6 weeks before building it up and riding it. I've been riding it for over a year with no problems. I wouldn't worry as much about a brake tab.

I have a...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-22-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,402
Posted By unterhausen

Okay, I think this thread got too far off track,...

Okay, I think this thread got too far off track, so I'm closing it.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-22-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,402
Posted By unterhausen

I just deleted a long rant about shimano that was...

I just deleted a long rant about shimano that was full of misspelled obscenities. Just spell the ******g obscenities correctly and the forum software will take care of it. They don't pay me at all,...
12-14-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By gearbasher

Some people have too much time on their hands!

Here's a project for the daring bike mechanic.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_bwKW6V1lw
Forum: Framebuilders
12-08-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,164
Posted By Tandem Tom

Here is a pic of my complete "tool"! ...

Here is a pic of my complete "tool"!
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1000/img_20211208_102539_b0d9ac94bb6fe1c9036d848bf2d0101477dfdc80.jpg
Forum: Framebuilders
11-30-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,255
Posted By unterhausen

What everyone calls bronze is actually brass, so...

What everyone calls bronze is actually brass, so I'm calling it brass again. Or LFB. Not sure who decided it was bronze.
From wiki (you can find other sources) "Brass is composed of copper and zinc,...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-29-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,255
Posted By squirtdad

think OP was muttering bad words about mitering :)

think OP was muttering bad words about mitering :)
Forum: Framebuilders
11-22-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,470
Posted By guy153

Yes but facts are facts. They don't care if you...

Yes but facts are facts. They don't care if you call them "metallurgy" or not. They're still true. Your post was good advice but a legitimate quibble was raised: steel frames don't go soft in use.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-19-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,551
Posted By Doug Fattic

If I was building a frame that was going to use a...

If I was building a frame that was going to use a 7 sp internally geared hub, I'd use long slot horizontal dropouts. Ceeway in England has some nice ones (N65). I wouldn't use vertical dropouts like...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-22-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,976
Posted By Devin Rickey

I thought I might throw this up as well. Built...

I thought I might throw this up as well. Built at home from 8020 and mostly parts from McMaster Carr. Cones came from The Chop Shop. A few waterjet parts, a couple of lathe bits that I was able to...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-18-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 293,838
Posted By pcconsult

https://bikeforums.net/g/album/22823399

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20211018_174114_9b04dd749ed947291c5cf416e935b33bb300c7ce.jpg...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-12-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,973
Posted By KPacenti

Rivendell Lugs - 50% Off

The market has spoken.

Though these lugs are unique and incredibly rare, the asking price of $150 per set, is clearly not something the market will bear. With that in mind, I've reduced the price...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-11-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 293,838
Posted By ShaunJohnson

I shared my first frame...

I shared my first frame (https://www.bikeforums.net/11675374-post92.html) in this thread back in 2010. I thought I would share my second that I completed this summer:

...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-16-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By GrayJay

Mock-up the joint with tubes in the lugs an...

Mock-up the joint with tubes in the lugs an measure the angle of the protruding tubes. Most lugs will have a bit of slop in the fit to the tube so it is not exactly a high-precision measurement.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-05-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,570
Posted By unterhausen

Process pics: 1st is where I have bent the socket...

Process pics: 1st is where I have bent the socket out. There is a pretty big gap between the socket and stay on the inside. If you are using a typical bench vise with metal jaws, I would use soft...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-01-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,778
Posted By shelgame

A little more progress... Chain stays...

A little more progress...

Chain stays fitted.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51415390630_80bcfc0336_c.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/gp/146396513@N07/Y8372f)

Cleaned up the donor top tubes....
08-20-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,210
Posted By Wulf

I had my frame bead blasted. If you do this,...

I had my frame bead blasted. If you do this, make sure you get the primer on within a day. Rust works quick.
I used an automotive etching primer. 3 coats with sanding in between. I used small...
08-19-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,749
Posted By SurferRosa

^ Edited. And thanks for the heads up. He is...

^ Edited. And thanks for the heads up. He is witty. I enjoyed this one:

https://youtu.be/UB0eRYHtpYo.
08-19-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,749
Posted By sdn40

I use gasoline and a paintbrush. I also eat eggs,...

I use gasoline and a paintbrush. I also eat eggs, red meat, and cut the tags off my pillows.
08-14-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,888
Posted By genejockey

I have frames from flexy (SL) to MAX, and I love...

I have frames from flexy (SL) to MAX, and I love them all. They encourage different riding styles - the MAX begs me to stand on the pedals, whereas the SL is cushy and just not 'crisp'. The MAX is...
08-07-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By JohnDThompson

I have a Bicycle Research CT-2 you can have for...

I have a Bicycle Research CT-2 you can have for US$10, shipped:
08-06-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,639
Posted By IPassGas

+1 for the bikehubstore and the owner.

+1 for the bikehubstore and the owner.
08-05-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,528
Posted By nlerner

The Campy rep’s excuses for the performance of...

The Campy rep’s excuses for the performance of the Croce d’Aune components are pretty lame.
08-05-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,528
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1989) LeMond TSX

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1460x2000/bicycling_sep_1989_road_test_lemond_tsx_p72_75pct_000c50340de44b25b4fd75190ef031be37db0f9e.jpg
...
08-04-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 850
Posted By GhostRider62

I get more miles out of GP5000 than GP4000 but to...

I get more miles out of GP5000 than GP4000 but to compare apples to apples, you also have to realize the GP5000 is narrower. A 28 mm GP5000 is the same size as a 25mm GP 4000

I am getting around...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-01-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,050
Posted By 8aaron8

I have built a couple of lugged gravel bikes. ...

I have built a couple of lugged gravel bikes. Unterhausen is correct that you will likely need to bend the chainstay ports outward to accommodate wider tires. If you build the fork yourself there a...
07-31-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,558
Posted By JohnDThompson

I could use one of those in my garden, to deal...

I could use one of those in my garden, to deal with all the rodents enjoying my vegetables.
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