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Forum: Framebuilders
08-10-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By Canaboo

They do have 4130.. Most people seem to want...

They do have 4130.. Most people seem to want more bike specific tubing though..
Forum: Framebuilders
07-12-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 906
Posted By Canaboo

Properly treated bamboo lasts for as long as a...

Properly treated bamboo lasts for as long as a person is likely to ride the bike. Much like the other materials used. They all have their weak points that need addressed. You don't use it like a ...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-11-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 906
Posted By Canaboo

Incorrect.

Incorrect.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-08-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 906
Posted By Canaboo

You probably shouldn't have posted. Most if...

You probably shouldn't have posted. Most if not all of this is speculation.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-22-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,890
Posted By Canaboo

Fancy drawings and diagrams are rarely reflected...

Fancy drawings and diagrams are rarely reflected in the final product when it comes to frame building. Especially when people are experimenting for the first time.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-17-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,421
Posted By Canaboo

It rides quite similar,

It rides quite similar,
Forum: Framebuilders
06-16-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,421
Posted By Canaboo

Springy by actual specs or how it 'feels" when...

Springy by actual specs or how it 'feels" when ridden? That's going to vary somewhat based on bamboo type and diameter.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-14-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,421
Posted By Canaboo

That's cool if you want to feel that way. The ...

That's cool if you want to feel that way. The construction is exactly the same as one of their tow wrapped carbon bikes though..

As far as marketing pufffery, you could say the same for any...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-14-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,421
Posted By Canaboo

When bamboo started being used again Calfee and...

When bamboo started being used again Calfee and Boo both touted the benefits of the material. If you read their blurbs on it you'll get the essentials.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-14-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,421
Posted By Canaboo

Good quality bamboo properly treated will ...

Good quality bamboo properly treated will probably outlast the owner of the bike. I still ride the first one I made back in 2008 and it has been left in a garden shed year round through...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-16-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By Canaboo

Stuff some epoxy putty in there and smooth it and...

Stuff some epoxy putty in there and smooth it and then shoot a bit of phony chrome paint on the area
Forum: Framebuilders
12-31-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,218
Posted By Canaboo

Part of it is also aero obsession.

Part of it is also aero obsession.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-29-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By Canaboo

Yes. I meant more what was used to do the...

Yes. I meant more what was used to do the cutting.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-29-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By Canaboo

I noticed that the old Al road dropouts Nova used...

I noticed that the old Al road dropouts Nova used to supply had the "grain" running in no particular pattern. Not sure how they are cut from the plate though.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-29-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By Canaboo

Probably depends on the material and any...

Probably depends on the material and any treatment it undergoes after if any. You can polish up cast parts but Aluminum soon looks pretty dull shortly after unless anodized.

Certainly...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-29-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By Canaboo

What more do you expect apart from polish? Most...

What more do you expect apart from polish? Most Al parts are pretty oxidized by the time they are purchased.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-28-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By Canaboo

Ideally they are a plug in fit with a step that...

Ideally they are a plug in fit with a step that meets the end of the carbon tube.

I have seen ones on Ceeway that look exactly like this but I'm not sure what they were actually intended for. They...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-28-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By Canaboo

Doesn't seem to be a common thing on here or too...

Doesn't seem to be a common thing on here or too many other places either.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-27-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,654
Posted By Canaboo

Those are not finished to final dimensions.

Those are not finished to final dimensions.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-12-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By Canaboo

Seems for that style of bike it would make more...

Seems for that style of bike it would make more sense to just leave it and manipulate things in other ways.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-08-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 920
Posted By Canaboo

Small diameter thinner walled steel is not likely...

Small diameter thinner walled steel is not likely to be up to the task of functioning as a seatpost.. You'd probably want to go with at least the diameter that fits the smallest available topper.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-06-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,654
Posted By Canaboo

There's a few pretty easy ways of getting around...

There's a few pretty easy ways of getting around that by using high density foam as a core for a carbon yoke joined to the bamboo or you can aggressively bend bamboo with heat and retain most of...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-05-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,654
Posted By Canaboo

I'm pretty sure Rock West Composites sells carbon...

I'm pretty sure Rock West Composites sells carbon PF BB shells in whatever size you need.

This one? ...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-28-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,010
Posted By Canaboo

The edge of the tool would need to be a but...

The edge of the tool would need to be a but ragged for that to happen.

You can try just using the edge of a dull old knife with a smooth edge. to see how easily the bulk of paint scrapes off.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-28-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,010
Posted By Canaboo

Scraping is much faster than sanding. Buy or...

Scraping is much faster than sanding. Buy or make a cabinet scraper as used for scraping wood and you can get the bulk off quickly.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-25-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,207
Posted By Canaboo

Fortunately we use resin too.

Fortunately we use resin too.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-30-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,574
Posted By Canaboo

A compromise would be to file the whole flat...

A compromise would be to file the whole flat surface a few strokes and do a test fit and repeat to achieve a correction that can be lived with visually and structurally..
Forum: Framebuilders
07-24-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,574
Posted By Canaboo

Just file the top edge of the offending dropout...

Just file the top edge of the offending dropout and call it good. It won't tale much..
Forum: Framebuilders
07-09-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,106
Posted By Canaboo

What scenario causes these failures?

What scenario causes these failures?
Forum: Framebuilders
07-04-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,167
Posted By Canaboo

It would have been interesting if you had cut...

It would have been interesting if you had cut well up from where you thought the leading end of the dropout would reach and then cut slices from there back to see how far up the brazing was reaching.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-04-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,167
Posted By Canaboo

A builder would need x-ray vision coupled with...

A builder would need x-ray vision coupled with experience to know that material was completely joining over the full length of the insertion. I've cur up a lot of joints and few of them are perfect...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-28-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,204
Posted By Canaboo

You could just roll it out yourself and touch it...

You could just roll it out yourself and touch it up.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-18-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By Canaboo

The problem is that tubing is basically not...

The problem is that tubing is basically not available in that interior dimension.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-11-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,763
Posted By Canaboo

Could you tap the pump end to a presta thread or...

Could you tap the pump end to a presta thread or tap the pump end to fit a schrader thread and then use an adapter to link to a presta?
Forum: Framebuilders
06-05-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,763
Posted By Canaboo

Making a long slim pump is rather simple. I...

Making a long slim pump is rather simple. I would just make one from aluminum that is close to the length of the inside space from the interior of the seatposr to bottom bracket and have it butt up...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-29-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,266
Posted By Canaboo

It won't if the tolerance is as sloppy as you say...

It won't if the tolerance is as sloppy as you say and you use a harder wax as a release agent. Remember molds are coated with wax before composites are laid in them and the epoxy does not get...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-29-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,266
Posted By Canaboo

You'll still need to clean the area very well to...

You'll still need to clean the area very well to get the epoxy to stick to bare metal.. That will also require scoring the surface somewhat. I'll repeat what I said about waxing the headset...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-21-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,266
Posted By Canaboo

Using filled epoxy in this type of application is...

Using filled epoxy in this type of application is very common. Plenty of specialty epoxies available just for this purpose.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-21-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By Canaboo

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I don't like the idea of just bolts holding on the insert so I make the receiver ...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-20-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By Canaboo

Why not use their modular droputs? You could...

Why not use their modular droputs? You could just replace the whole dropout. A pair is not that expensive.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-19-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,266
Posted By Canaboo

Using epoxy doesn't mean you have to glue the...

Using epoxy doesn't mean you have to glue the headset cup in place. Wax it well and then press it into the smeared in epoxy and then wipe off the excess. It will pop up if need be.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-19-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,266
Posted By Canaboo

Just do the Epoxy filler trick and call it good.

Just do the Epoxy filler trick and call it good.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-06-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,391
Posted By Canaboo

And yet still require manually wrenching...

And yet still require manually wrenching everything into line after and doing so much hand detailing after. I imagined it would all be mostly machines.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-03-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By Canaboo

How is it joined?

How is it joined?
Forum: Framebuilders
04-28-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By Canaboo

What is the material?

What is the material?
Forum: Framebuilders
04-21-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,362
Posted By Canaboo

If you follow any composite part forums you'll...

If you follow any composite part forums you'll see that pinholes and voids are the bane of that hobby. It would be interesting to know how frequently bike parts come out of a mold with zero surface...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-19-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,362
Posted By Canaboo

An air pocket would do that too..

An air pocket would do that too..
Forum: Framebuilders
04-19-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,362
Posted By Canaboo

Carbon can't 'dent" without actually being...

Carbon can't 'dent" without actually being crushed. If the paint is covering little divots it sounds more like voids which were there before..
Forum: Framebuilders
04-13-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,150
Posted By Canaboo

I wouldn't hesitate to drill a slightly...

I wouldn't hesitate to drill a slightly undersized hole a bit farther back and then cut the slot to it with a hacksaw and then clean it up with files.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-20-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,152
Posted By Canaboo

A file could likely solve this.

A file could likely solve this.
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