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Forum: Framebuilders
03-18-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,677
Posted By Devin Rickey

I had an epiphany the other day... I got #002 out...

I had an epiphany the other day... I got #002 out of the jig and was dreading the flux removal when I had an idea. I work for a company that has a fairly large ultrasonic cleaning tank. I figured hot...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-10-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,677
Posted By Devin Rickey

It seems Gasflux has setup a "retail" website. I...

It seems Gasflux has setup a "retail" website. I have ordered from them with no problems. https://allthingsbrazing.com/
Forum: Framebuilders
11-07-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 287,198
Posted By Devin Rickey

Number 1

Finally posting some pics of my first frame. It is two weeks old and has about 50 miles on it. So far so good! The brazing isn't great, but seems to be holding up. Just left it natural until I...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-23-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,578
Posted By Devin Rickey

Agreed! There are a lot of ways to get through...

Agreed! There are a lot of ways to get through this process. I guess my brain prefers to see the whole bike together before I start brazing. Just preference, certainly not required. I had used SW...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-23-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,782
Posted By Devin Rickey

Hi Tom, I got it at Zoro...

Hi Tom, I got it at Zoro (https://www.zoro.com/victor-universal-nozzle-300-series-torch-tip-0325-0101/i/G5986331/?q=victor%20un) They have them in stock and good pricing!
Forum: Framebuilders
10-22-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,578
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
10-22-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,782
Posted By Devin Rickey

I recently put together a propane/oxygen rig...

I recently put together a propane/oxygen rig using the info from Doug on Vsalon (Thank you Doug Fattic !) I went with an oxygen concentrator, BBQ tank, TM hoses, Uniweld 71 torch, Smith fuel...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-16-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By Devin Rickey

I agree with the comments above and would just...

I agree with the comments above and would just add this... Take your time on the first frame. I found myself being in a hurry and probably should have slowed down. Also, practice your tube joining...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-11-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,539
Posted By Devin Rickey

One of the things that kept me from trying to get...

One of the things that kept me from trying to get a bender on the seat stays was the taper. They were 9/16" give or take at the bend point. So wouldn't really have been a good fit for most of the...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-11-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,277
Posted By Devin Rickey

This is a super cool build! Thanks for sharing! ...

This is a super cool build! Thanks for sharing! I had a feeling the holes in the front of the headtube were for internal routing...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-10-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 287,198
Posted By Devin Rickey

Did you consider doing a step through? Might...

Did you consider doing a step through? Might solve the standover issue...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-10-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By Devin Rickey

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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On the Deckel with the vertical spindle removed. I love having a...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-10-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 287,198
Posted By Devin Rickey

guy153 I love it! Very cool!! I need to build...

guy153 I love it! Very cool!! I need to build something like that for my wife. She isn't comfortable unless she is in a very upright position.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-09-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By Devin Rickey

I used a similar method on the seat tube. 120...

I used a similar method on the seat tube. 120 grit on a 1/2" rat tail file, but didn't need to remove much material... Not elegant, but it worked. Agree with Unterhausen, .5 mm is too much to...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-09-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By Devin Rickey

I used a BFS machined 44 mm headtube on my recent...

I used a BFS machined 44 mm headtube on my recent creation. Their drawing, which I believe was under P/N TBE-HT-50-44-90, shows the bore for the headset at 43.50 mm +.01/-00. After brazing it is...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-09-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,539
Posted By Devin Rickey

Will do!

Will do!
Forum: Framebuilders
10-08-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,578
Posted By Devin Rickey

I just did my first set of braze on cable hold...

I just did my first set of braze on cable hold downs. I used a piece of 1/4" OD tube about 16" long that I had around. Laid that in the cable saddles of two hold downs. It allows you to align...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-08-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,539
Posted By Devin Rickey

I might be a bit late in this discussion, but...

I might be a bit late in this discussion, but thought I would share some recent experience bending seat stays for the first time. They are straight gauge, but tapered 4130. Roughly 1/2" diameter at...
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