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03-05-23, 10:46 PM
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Posted By Oldpeddaller

Is this a C&V Guitar **********

I recently acquired this Fender strat body and neck very cheaply - apparently a '1958 40 year anniversary reissue' from Fender Custom Shop in 1998, according to the serial number. The neck and...
02-13-22, 11:15 PM
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Posted By Oldpeddaller

Here's my latest acquisition - a 1993 Fender...

Here's my latest acquisition - a 1993 Fender Telecoustic. Does this qualify as C&V? Matbe not vintage, but certainly classic - and quirky! Hollow sound box with fibreglass back & sides and spruce...
02-07-22, 04:45 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 150,279
Posted By Oldpeddaller

I spent most of 1971 to 1973 with that map of...

I spent most of 1971 to 1973 with that map of Sicily in front of me! I loved those handlebars, slightly deeper than most in those days, with the hoods of my Mafac Racer centre pull levers curving...
05-14-20, 12:45 AM
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Posted By Oldpeddaller

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Finally finished during Coronavirus lockdown! My 1970's Holdsworth Strada (later...
06-20-15, 03:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 27,152
Posted By Oldpeddaller

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OK, here's mine, a Carradice Nelson long-flap Camper, with extendable top flap. This Carradice bag support is my favourite, strong, secure but releases the bag from...
10-27-14, 05:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,359
Posted By Oldpeddaller

1) NO - Paint was simple enamel. Lead-Free. 2)...

1) NO - Paint was simple enamel. Lead-Free.
2) NO - You're kidding, right? Rubber, rock-hardened maybe over time, but not asbestos.

A hypochondriac's epitaph: "See, I told you I was ill" (Spike...
09-02-14, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,425
Posted By Oldpeddaller

RHM's advice is 'spot-on'. From your photos I...

RHM's advice is 'spot-on'. From your photos I suspect that a): you are UK-based - from the style of the building behind the bike - Hilary Stone should be an excellent source of parts and advice and...
03-29-12, 03:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,984
Posted By Oldpeddaller

Hey, I remember that shop from when I lived near...

Hey, I remember that shop from when I lived near Uccle in 1992-3! Never much of interest to me in the window, but one dark wet cold night just before Christmas I was walking along the pavement...
11-18-08, 02:19 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 29,642
Posted By Oldpeddaller

Jim, Thanks for the info - the more I find...

Jim,

Thanks for the info - the more I find out about the British frame builders and stars of "my" era, the more there is to learn! Les West was a boyhood hero to myself and my friends, not a week...
11-12-08, 03:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 29,642
Posted By Oldpeddaller

Jim, this is really interesting. Was Ken Bird the...

Jim, this is really interesting. Was Ken Bird the same chap who at one time was the only bike mechanic to travel in one of the official cars in the Tour De France? If so, I found his book in the...
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