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Forum: Framebuilders
04-20-21, 03:22 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By gilmo789

That is glorious, what is it made from? ...

That is glorious, what is it made from?



While we're on the on the subject of denting 753 chainstays, has anyone any opinions on accidental damage?

I have a 708 frame which apparently has a...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-19-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,928
Posted By gilmo789

I would definitely like to see it

I would definitely like to see it
Forum: Framebuilders
04-19-21, 02:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,928
Posted By gilmo789

That is very kind, but I am in Scotland...

That is very kind, but I am in Scotland...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-18-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,928
Posted By gilmo789

Hi, The short answer is not a lot, but I am...

Hi,

The short answer is not a lot, but I am fairly mechanically competent and I know how to move the torch around. I think, at the moment, i'm unwiling to do it because all I have is a...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-16-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,928
Posted By gilmo789

Tempted to give this a go... How long would I...

Tempted to give this a go...
How long would I have to hold it (cherry red?)?
should I do the whole circumference of the tube or just the bit i want to dent?
All I have is MAPP - is that hot enough?
Forum: Framebuilders
04-13-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,928
Posted By gilmo789

Thanks for the responses guys. I haven't any...

Thanks for the responses guys.

I haven't any idea how old the frame set is, but some of the components are quite old, like a fluted shimano 600 crank and an old campag headset, but the decal looks...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-13-21, 05:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,928
Posted By gilmo789

thanks for the replies I infer that the...

thanks for the replies


I infer that the the heat treatment makes the steel brittle, like tempering. I'm just wondering why, from a metalurgical point of view, 753 is so fragile.

Internetting...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-12-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,928
Posted By gilmo789

Crimping 753 chainstays

Hi,
I procured an interesting frame from ebay. It's 753 by Keith Laker (no idea) but made for old 27" wheels which means there's tons of clearance for tyre height. The perennial problem with old...
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