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    Yet another vegan biker
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    Shifter Boss Source?

    I've got dreams to rebuild and upgrade my sweet riding old Fuji with downtube shifters.

    Now I can only find one of my shifter bosses that I had squirelled away for the upgrade.

    Does anyone have an idea where I can find one of these to braze on?


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    Have you tried eBay?

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    You know you're getting old when you look at a beautiful 19-year-old girl and you find yourself thinking, "Gee, I wonder what her mother looks like?"

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    Yet another vegan biker
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    Thanks!

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    i'm pretty sure there is a US supplier...i've ordered from CeeWay, which is why i posted them
    You know you're getting old when you look at a beautiful 19-year-old girl and you find yourself thinking, "Gee, I wonder what her mother looks like?"

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    You could also try Henry James Bicycles. There's a link to braze-on sketches and a price list in the biright yellow box, halfway down the page.

    I haven't ordered anything from Henry James, but I've heard good things.

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    The Henry james website has fueled many pipe dreams of mine.

    Sorry -I couldn't resist.

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    See this thread in the framebuilder forum

    braze on shifter lugs

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    Yet another vegan biker
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    Thanks all!

    I've got the lugged steel itch bad.

    I've been out whacking a no-good frame up for brazing practice. I don't want to screw up the downtube shifter bosses and waterbottle bosses on my old Fuji (not a ding or rust spot on the frame).

    Of course, my ultimate goal is to going to braze and build a touring bike, paint it and then ride off somewhere next summer.

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    Dr.Deltron
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    Silversmith, I've got a whole bunch of them. PM me your address and I'll send you one for free.

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    Yet another vegan biker
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    Whooeee!

    Thank you, Dr. Deltron!

    My gut-rippers are gone!

    Last edited by silversmith; 09-25-06 at 12:28 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by silversmith
    Whooeee!

    Thank you, Dr. Deltron!

    My gut-rippers are gone!
    You're quite welcome. Glad somebody had a use for those things.
    Now spray some candy color over that silver base and then clearcoat over the whole thing!
    Happy touring!

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    Now spray some candy color over that silver base and then clearcoat over the whole thing!
    Indeed. I've got a sweet tooth.

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