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J.P. Weigle landed in my lap

Old 09-29-22, 06:43 PM
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Originally Posted by smontanaro
Rode nicely. It's a keeper, assuming I can repair it for a reasonable cost.

Given the acquisition price there's a far better chance that might happen!

Please post the process if you decide to repair it.
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Old 09-29-22, 06:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Doug Fattic
At the end of the subject thread "Frame Repair Question: 1985 Nishiki Riviera GT" I've attached pictures for one way that it can be done that disturbed the original frame as little as possible. Because Skip is learning how to repair as well as build frames this makes a great learning project. Before we get to splicing in a new section, Skip and I can roll the tube in a wood block and then in an aluminum block just to see how much of the dent can be removed. My guess is that the dent is too big to get the original tube looking round so we can get more aggressive with the repair. It has several issues that have to be solved.
So spot weld pins never an option? Too much weakening, tubes too thin?
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Old 09-29-22, 07:15 PM
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Mods, please excuse an idiot, if I accidentally flagged this thread. 🤭

That flag button is clearly too close to the link, for more pics. Especially on a dumbphone. 😉
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Old 09-29-22, 08:03 PM
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Originally Posted by stardognine
Mods, please excuse an idiot, if I accidentally flagged this thread. 🤭

That flag button is clearly too close to the link, for more pics. Especially on a dumbphone. 😉
Pretty sure as long as you didn't write any complaint in the comments it will be ignored.
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Old 09-29-22, 09:06 PM
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Originally Posted by gugie
Pretty sure as long as you didn't write any complaint in the comments it will be ignored.
That's what I kinda thought, but figured I'd make sure. Heck, if anything, they probably oughta flag me, sometimes. 😁😉
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