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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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    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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    Quote Originally Posted by chuckhunter View Post
    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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