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Old 09-13-09, 02:38 PM   #1
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rusted out top tube

I've a 1" x 3" gash on the underside of my top tube only a few inches from the handlebar stem 1978 Romic...how dangerous is such and/or need an address for a frame builder to replace such since Romic is out of business, pls?!?
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Old 09-13-09, 03:15 PM   #2
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A photo would help immensely in getting advice here. Just sayin'.
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I don't know if he makes repairs, but I have seen his bikes and they are nice. http://www.sandsmachine.com/bp_hsk.htm
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I've a 1" x 3" gash on the underside of my top tube only a few inches from the handlebar stem 1978 Romic...how dangerous is such and/or need an address for a frame builder to replace such since Romic is out of business, pls?!?
1" by 3"? Steel?
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top tube gash

Sowee!!! Its a '78 Romic w/ the venerable Reynolds 531 framing....
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