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Old 08-25-07, 10:56 AM   #1
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disassembling my Bagley

Ok. I have a Mosh Bagley. I've been looking into painting it.
So I guess I need to take it apart. Well I need help getting
my crank off. How can I get it off without buying a crank
tool? And the topic of painting it. I want to remove all
the paint. So I guess a chemical stripper? Whats the best
way to get all the paint off. Once I can strip my Bagley to
the frame and get the old paint off Im gonna have a car
dealership paint it for me. (Mom works there making it free)

1. How to remove Crank.
2. How to remove old paint.

Thanks for your help in Advance.
~Ryan
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Old 08-26-07, 03:00 PM   #2
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To remove the crank, use the right tools unless you don't plan on reusing it (but you'll still need the right tools to install the new one). I don't know what type of crank came on your bike but searching www.sheldonbrown.com ought to find you the answer. You'll probably need a crank puller and a bottom bracket tool to fully strip the frame.

To remove the old paint, heavy duty paint stripper or a sand/bead blasting chamber would be my first thoughts. Ask the paint shop if you can't find anything that works.
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