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Forum: Framebuilders
04-03-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
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Views: 1,381
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
03-18-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,677
Posted By unterhausen

I use an ultrasonic cleaner that has a heater to...

I use an ultrasonic cleaner that has a heater to remove flux if I'm doing a lot of brazing. I wish I had gotten a bigger one, but it will clean any joint on a frame one at a time. They make...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-18-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,677
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I would not use any oil or the like on a frame...

I would not use any oil or the like on a frame that I was going to paint later. Have done that and been reprimanded by a couple painters. I use a phosphate solution (Navel Jelly) to reduce rust...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-08-21, 03:43 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 287,198
Posted By guy153

Nice work! I don't know much about brazing but it...

Nice work! I don't know much about brazing but it looks good to me. I've been tempted to make a belt drive frame but with regular horizontal dropouts and the belt welded into the frame for life (or...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-02-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Yes, the first effort had that possibility in the...

Yes, the first effort had that possibility in the mix. Then reality and ability re entered...

This frame was made far quicker then most any other one I have done. A major aspect was the not...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-18-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 287,198
Posted By pcconsult

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Forum: Framebuilders
10-17-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By guy153

Yes little steps and most importantly don't give...

Yes little steps and most importantly don't give up. You should have seen my first TIG welds. I never thought I would be able to make a bike frame. But somehow if you keep practicing you get better...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-17-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By guy153

Yes, what Andrew said. In fact almost every joint...

Yes, what Andrew said. In fact almost every joint on the frame is thick to thin.

Also I would start with 90 degree joints and when you're comfortable with those try some of the angles you get on...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-16-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

ad- unrelated to tube sets is the practice. I...

ad- unrelated to tube sets is the practice. I suggest after becoming ok with the two tube stubs brazed together you try a joint or three with thick walled and thin walled parts. So much of good...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-16-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By apollodriver

hello dear Andrew R Stewart, guy153, Devin...

hello dear Andrew R Stewart, guy153, Devin Rickey, :)


first of all; many many thanks for all your feedback - your shared insights, experience and knowledge.

i am happy.

and yes: i am...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-14-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,277
Posted By MrK.

Glad I found this thread. I also want to make a...

Glad I found this thread. I also want to make a clunker frame similar to my DX that I have posted on this forum but with modern tubing and components. I too want to build a bullmoose bar first. This...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-11-21, 02:33 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 287,198
Posted By guy153

It would solve that issue but is a bit of a...

It would solve that issue but is a bit of a nuclear option. Really a step-through is an engineering compromise to support people who either want to ride in a dress or are used to getting on a bike...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-10-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 287,198
Posted By guy153

That sounds like my wife whose bike this is :) I...

That sounds like my wife whose bike this is :) I think it's a milestone in every framebuilder's career when his own wife trusts his welds enough to let him make her a bike :)

She's now done...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-12-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 287,198
Posted By guy153

Latest build completed. As you can see some...

Latest build completed. As you can see some pretty rad yet traditional geometry on this one. The idea is high stack for commanding road position, no sore neck, hands or shoulders, plus a comfortable...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-05-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,277
Posted By shelgame

Tacked up the frame today. ...

Tacked up the frame today.

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Forum: Framebuilders
09-01-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,277
Posted By shelgame

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

A little more progress...

Chain stays fitted.
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Cleaned up the donor top tubes....
Forum: Framebuilders
04-29-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 287,198
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

My newest finished frame. A great paint job by...

My newest finished frame. A great paint job by Todd, as usual. He's a car guy and I wanted a Gulf Ford GT look in my usual pattern. I think he hit the colors really nice.

This is my station wagon....
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